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Salmon genome sequenced

Today the International Cooperation to Sequence the Atlantic Salmon Genome (ICSASG) announced completion of a fully mapped and openly accessible salmon genome. This reference genome will provide crucial information ...

dateJun 10, 2014 in Biotechnology
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Engineered salmon may be a tough sell

The Obama administration has stalled for more than four years on deciding whether to approve a fast-growing salmon that would be the first genetically modified animal approved for human consumption.

dateApr 03, 2014 in Ecology
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That's farm salmon on your plate

Some of the earliest written accounts of the legal protection of salmon and their spawning grounds date back to Richard the Lionheart (1189 – 1199), the King of England, who decreed that rivers and streams should have a ...

dateJul 19, 2013 in Ecology
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Virus discovered in Cultus Lake sport fish

A Simon Fraser University fish-population statistician, working in collaboration with non-government organization scientists, has uncovered evidence of a potentially deadly virus in a freshwater sport fish ...

dateJul 19, 2012 in Ecology
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