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News from ASF - Salmon Run updates - and escapees showing up

News from the Atlantic Salmon Federation

Escapee salmon discovered in Maine, New Brunswick
Thirteen escaped farmed salmon have been found entering the Magaguadavic River in NB, and others in a counting weir in the Dennys River in Maine. Escape reports not made by industry.

The Bangor Daily News covers the Maine perspective on the farmed salmon.
http://asf.ca/news.php?id=758

Outdoor Canada reports the story from a Canadian perspective
http://asf.ca/news.php?id=760

Video of Escapee Salmon and a New Brunswick River
ASF's Jonathan Carr explains the negative impacts of farmed Atlantic salmon while inspecting the Magaguadavic River fish ladder.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uwjoY86ycdU

ASF River Notes updates - and reflections
The numbers are in for mid-September in New Brunswick rivers, with some high points on the Restigouche, but numbers less spectacular on the Miramichi.
http://atlanticsalmonfederation.org/rivernotes

A Reporter's Roundup of Salmon Rivers
An interesting overview of the returns this year are offered by John Chilibeck of the Telegraph-Journal, and pointing out the need for reality checks by swim-throughs.
http://asf.ca/news.php?id=759
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