News tagged with salmon fish

FDA review on transgenic salmon too narrow: study

The review process being used by the Food and Drug Administration to assess the safety of a faster-growing transgenic salmon fails to weigh the full effects of the fish's widespread production, according to analysis by a ...

dateNov 18, 2010 in Environment
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Averting the perfect storm for wild salmon

We hear so much about missing wild salmon and recently a record run. But Simon Fraser University scientists say a population explosion of hatchery and wild salmon in the North Pacific Ocean is leading hatchery fish to beat ...

dateOct 04, 2010 in Ecology
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Hatchery-raised salmon too crowded

Every year, large amounts of hatchery-raised young salmonids are released into Swedish rivers and streams to compensate for losses in natural production. Butthese fish generally survive poorly in the wild. ...

dateDec 23, 2009 in Ecology
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