Latest Salmonidae Stories

2008-09-15 15:00:00

By JOHN RICHARDSON In 1999, a federal proposal to declare the Atlantic salmon in eight Down East rivers an endangered species sparked an outcry and prolonged challenge by the governor, the state's congressional delegation and several Maine industries. What a difference nine years make.

2008-09-08 09:00:24

LEHI (AP) -- State wildlife investigators are trying to determine what killed the adult and fingerling brown trout in Lehi's Dry Creek. Residents who live near the creek reported seeing hundreds of dead fish to wildlife officials last week.

2008-09-03 21:00:10

By ERIK ROBINSON For an area characterized by the trappings of suburbia, the namesake creek on Vancouver's fast-growing northern fringe is surprisingly resilient.

2008-09-03 10:54:56

Scientists have learned that wolves in British Canada would rather fish for salmon than hunt for deer.

2008-08-30 00:00:16

By ERIK ROBINSON Ocean conditions are shaping up for a big salmon return to the Columbia River and its tributaries beginning next year, according to federal scientists.

2008-08-29 03:00:30

By SILVER WILKIE THERE are some reasons why the swallows and their cousins, martins, are my favourite birds. I marvel at the courage of these tiny bundles that fly thousands of miles from southern Africa to spend the summer in the UK.

2008-08-28 18:00:30

By DAVID CARRICK THE heavy waters continue on local rivers and the 'silver run' of fish continues moving upstream on most of our local rivers. This augers well for the remaining two months of the season on English waters.

2008-08-28 18:00:30

By BRIAN GEHRING By BRIAN GEHRING Scott Hobbs remembers when there were boats lined up on both sides of Highway 200 in Pick City and his gas lanes were full. And that was before he turned the key to open his bait and tackle shop in the morning.

2008-08-28 15:00:42

By MARK CZERWINSKI There was a definite and rather invigorating chill in the air early Wednesday morning, and, while it may be a little premature, it was enough to get you thinking seriously about the fall.

2008-08-28 15:00:41

By DEIRDRE FLEMING It's a battle between history and natural history that has raged for several years. But soon the Scribner Mills Preservation will get its answer from the Maine Department of Environmental Protection and will find out whether it can put a dam in the Crooked River.

Latest Salmonidae Reference Libraries

Brown Trout, Salmo trutta
2013-10-15 12:46:40

The Brown Trout (Salmo trutta) is originally a European species of salmonid fish. It includes both purely freshwater populations, referred to Salmo trutta morpha fario and S. trutta morpha lacustris, and anadromous forms referred to as the sea trout, S. trutta morpha trutta. The latter migrates to the oceans for the majority of its life and returns to freshwater only to spawn. The specific handle trutta comes from the Latin trutta, meaning, literally, “trout”. The lacustrine morph of...

2007-02-21 17:17:07

Australian salmon are medium-sized perciform marine fish of the small family Arripidae. Four species are recognized, all within the genus Arripis; they are found in the waters off southern Australia (including Tasmania) and New Zealand. Despite the common name, Australian salmon are not related to the salmon (family Salmonidae) of the Northern Hemisphere; the former were named so by early European settlers after their superficial resemblance to the salmoniform fishes. Relatively long-lived...

2005-06-02 09:21:29

The brook trout (Salvelinus fontinalis) is a species of anadromous fish in the salmon family (family Salmonidae) of order Salmoniformes. One of the trouts, it is native to a wide area of eastern North America, including most of Canada from the Hudson Bay basin east, the Great Lakes"“Saint Lawrence system, and the Mississippi River drainage in the United States as far south as northern Georgia. The brook trout has a dark green to brown basic coloration with a distinctive marbled pattern...

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Word of the Day
  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.