|06-05-2013 01:39 PM|
State of the Atlantic salmon 2013 - and Rivernotes Update
Atlantic Salmon Federation News
State of the Atlantic Salmon in 2013
Scientists have confirmed a precipitous decline in Atlantic salmon numbers, and it raises questions about the harvest in Greenland. Read more
In a short video, ASF's Sue Scott describes the issue of an increased take of Atlantic salmon in Greenland waters, and what it means for North American salmon.
ASF has prepared a 2-page BACKGROUNDER on the State of the Population.
ASF's Sue Scott is Co-Chair of the NGOs at NASCO, and below is the Opening Statement prepared for presentation at the beginning of NASCO.
RIVERNOTES BLOG Update
Atlantic salmon are now returning to our rivers, and water levels are excellent for their journey. Read what is happening. Also, some river "year end" reports from last year are added.
Possible Slaughter of 500,000 Farmed Salmon Coming in NL
There is a report that an open net pen salmon farm on the South Coast of NL has been quarantined, and may need to kill a half million fish.