Tag: "salmon" at biology news
American Fisheries Society Conference Attracting 2,000 Plus Scientists To Explore "Interfacing"
... vulnerable aquatic species,restoration of Pacific salmon
populations, new fish passage technology, andcontributions of Native American traditional knowledge to modern fisheriesmanagement. Fisheries professionals use the conference to present cutting-edgeresearch results, discuss new techniques, and network...
Natural Variability Is Key To River Restoration
...regon): "Despite intense public interest, a major salmon
industry and hundreds of millions of dollars annually devoted to mitigation, restoring the river's famous fish runs hasn't worked ." Colorado River (Arizona, Utah, Colorado): "The original fish fauna have disappeared and many other organisms in the...
Now Chemistry Keeps Salty Taste Balanced In Smoked Fish
...9 -- People who love kippers for breakfast, smoked salmon
ontheir bagels, and caviar on their canapés, should welcome news of a newtechnique that could help to assure these delicacies contain precisely the rightamount of salt. Researchers at Eastern Oregon University, La Grande, reportthat a new t...
New Satellite Tags Track Movements Of Atlantic Bluefin Tuna
...in and yellowfin tuna,blue and striped marlins and salmon
sharks. What sets the satellite tags apart from other fish-tagging methods is the factthat scientists can recover the data without relying on tagged fish being caughtand the tags voluntarily turned in to their labs by fishermen. Historically, about 1...
Alaska Scientists Say Salmon Declines Inevitable
...Alaska--For two straight years, returns of sockeye salmon
to Bristol Bay, the world's largest wild red salmon
fishery, have been below state forecasts. Salmon returns to the Kenai Peninsula, the Yukon-Kuskokwim...
Sturgeon, Trout And Telemetry--USGS Research Mixes Science And Technology At American Fisheries Society Annual Meeting
...ngs of a recent study indicate that North American salmon
generally exhibit less genetic diversity than thei...to assess genetic population structure in Atlantic salmon
surveyed from throughout the species' range. In particular, salmon
from Maine (southern extent of N...
New Contaminant Invades Arctic Air
... ever of its type, confirm that Lake Michigan coho salmon
retainabout 50 percent of the PCBs (polychlorinate...However, the study also shows the PCB levels inthe salmon
are well within acceptable guidelines for human consumption,established by the U.S. Food and Drug Ad...
Aquaculture: Not An Easy Answer To Overfishing
...oblems it was meant to resolve. Shrimp and salmon
aquaculture, in particular, were indicted fordeple...uggested that improved practices are needed tomake salmon
and shrimp aquaculture more sustainable. For example, the amount offish required to make feed for sa...
Virginia Tech Fisheries Professor Works To Conserve Mussels
... freshwater pearl mussels and the largest Atlantic salmon
population in theworld. If that mussel population changes, the fish populations of this rivermight be affected. This is the subject of the book Neves edited and co-wrote:The Recreational Fishery for Atlantic Salmon and the Ecology of Salmon and Pear...
Atlantic Salmon Cancer Virus Identified
...The name given to the newly characterized virus is salmon
swimbladder sarcomavirus (SSSV). It is not seen a...ere part of a breeding program to restock Atlantic salmon
in theriver. In the past the disease was found in commercial aquaculture where salmon
Major $17 Million Grant To Fund Ocean Research
...survival tocollapsing fisheries, invading species, salmon
declines, coastal planning andbiological impacts of global warming. "This is the first time such an extensive interdisciplinary effort hasbeen undertaken to study the near-shore zone" said Bruce Menge, Wayne and GladysValley Professor of Mari...
Technologies Track, Map Fish Behavior
... Northwest scientists tracked about 15,000juvenile salmon
as they approached the bypass at Bonneville Dam. The scientistsdiscovered the juvenile salmon, also called smolt, tend to work harder as theyapproach the prototype bypass by swimming against the current, toward the bottomof the bypass and parallel t...
Salmon Syndrome M74: Cause Still A Mystery
Fewer Baltic salmon
are now dying from the puzzling M74 syndrome, buts...t causes the syndrome, which affects newly hatched salmon
fry.Researchers strongly suspect that the explanation lies in a number ofcomplex interacting factors...
Improving Salmon Management
...yto develop methods for estimating productivity of salmon
stocks and improvingpre-season forecasting of the ...Pacific salmon. "The abundance of Pacific salmon
stocks fluctuates considerably fromyear to year and decade to decade due to environmental variation,...
Researchers Analyze Role Of Shear In Turbine Passage
...mpact of shear force onAmerican shad, fall chinook salmon
smolts, rainbow trout, steelhead and springchinook salmon. Results could help engineers tailor turbine design based on thetype of fish that would migrate through a specific waterway. The AHTS program began in 1993. Two contracts were awarde...
Technotes -- Pacific Northwest National Laboratory's summer news tipsheet
...e a resting, foraging andhiding place for juvenile salmon
and have been disappearing in the Puget Sound. The greenhouse will allow researchers to test how well eelgrass grown in agreenhouse survives once transplanted to the Puget Sound. The greenhouse will accommodate other research being conducted in Sequi...
Congress briefs: International congress on ecosystem health
...lldiscuss how official indicators of the health of salmon
habitats in the PacificNorthwest were developed th...ndicators will help governmentagencies monitor the salmon
habitat and make appropriate regulatory decisions. Wednesday, Aug 18, 10 a.m. Session: T19 -- C...
Nearly half of Earth's land has been transformed by humans; 50 'dead zones' found in oceans
... fishconsumed by humans. In the case of shrimp and salmon
-- the fastest growingsegment of aquaculture -- two to three pounds of fish are needed to grow onepound of the raised seafood. Thus this practice is depleting the oceans of foodfor wild fish, birds, and marine mammals. About 3000 species of marine...
New DNA vaccine could fight fish disease
North American salmon
and trout producers are keen to begin using a newa...researchers reported that when trout fry and smolt salmon
were injected with aslittle as a millionth of a gram of the vaccine, no fish died when exposed to th...
Hurricane Floyd signal of a new weather era?
... projected this year for Portland, Ore., to better salmon
conditions inthe Pacific Northwest and normal rain for the drought-stricken Sahel region ofAfrica. But those forces also suggest a 15-20 year period of more regular anddestructive hurricanes in the Atlantic Ocean and resulting decades ofdestr...
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