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Killer whales feast on salmon in summer

Salmon are the primary summer food source for an endangered population of killer whales in the Pacific Northwest, according to an analysis of fish DNA in killer whale poop published Jan. 6, 2016 in the open-access journal ...

dateJan 06, 2016 in Ecology
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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 to fish ...

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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