Atlantic Salmon

English and Welsh Salmon Stocks ‘Crash’

Fisheries and conservation groups lobby UK Government as records reveal a huge crash in wild salmon stocks. ... Full story

Wild Salmon can Adapt to Climate Change

New research shows that Atlantic salmon are more capable of withstanding temperature changes than scientists had thought. ... Full story

New Hope for Atlantic Salmon in Maine's Aroostook River

An effort is underway to restore the Atlantic salmon run of the Aroostook River in Maine. ... Full story

A Sea Lice Breakthrough?

Scottish aquaculture company Landcatch has announced that salmon eggs with improved resistance to sea lice will be made available for sale later this year. ... Full story

Salmon in the Classroom

Last week, pupils at Culmstock Primary School in Devon, UK welcomed some Atlantic salmon to their classroom and did their bit to help conserve one of the world's most iconic fish species, the Atlantic salmon. ... Full story

Calls for no Scottish Salmon to be Killed Before May are 'Perverse'

A dispute has broken out over the catching of wild salmon off the coast of Scotland. ... Full story

Salmon Horror Show - RAFTS Urged to Protect Wild Fish

Wild salmon advocates will be asking members of the Rivers & Fisheries Trusts of Scotland (RAFTS) to vote for healthy, wild fish not diseased farmed salmon at their AGM on Thursday 31 October. ... Full story

Salmon Spawn in Petitcodiac

Monitoring reveals a key first step in the restoration of a once great Canadian salmon river. ... Full story

Bumper August Returns of Atlantic Salmon?

Predictions are being made that this August could be unusually good for returns of Atlantic salmon. ... Full story

Salmon-tracking device recovered off Nova Scotia

A solar-powered fish-tracking drone has been recovered off the North American Coast after a 3,000 km journey. And the 'surf board' device, says the Atlantic Salmon Federation, which tracks tagged fish released from the Miramichi River and the Restigouche River and some other rivers in New Brunswick will provide a valuable insight and data into the movement of salmon after they leave their rivers of origin. ... Full story

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