|07-02-2010 09:20 AM|
News from the Atlantic Salmon Federation
ASF President Bill Taylor questions the value of wild Atlantic salmon to the Government of Canada, especially in light of the fact that the government has cut conservation funding to the species by 75%. To read his commentary, go to:
Researchers have been teaching salmon fry to hunt for their dinners before releasing them to the wild. Read more about this research at:
Genetically engineered Atlantic salmon have garnered attention this week as the U.S. Food and Drug Administration considers approving them for human consumption:
Plans to reopen the Penobscot River to 11 migratory fish species moved a step forward last week as the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission approved the Penobscot River Restoration Trustís request to decommission and remove two dams and decommission and bypass a third on the river.