News tagged with salmon trout

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 ...

Jul 19, 2012
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Copper making salmon prone to predators

Minute amounts of copper from brake linings and mining operations can affect salmon to where they are easily eaten by predators, says a Washington State University researcher. Jenifer McIntyre found the metal ...

Jul 10, 2012
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Explosives and fish are traced with chemical tags

Researchers at the University of Oviedo (Spain) have come up with a way of tagging gunpowder which allows its illegal use to be detected even after it has been detonated. Based on the addition of isotopes, ...

Jan 12, 2012
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Salmon genome in final phases of completion

The International Cooperation to Sequence the Atlantic Salmon Genome (ICSASG, the "Cooperation") has awarded the Phase II contract for next-generation sequencing and analysis of the Atlantic salmon genome to the J. Craig ...

Nov 23, 2011
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Mapping immune genes in salmon

Morten F. Lukacs' doctoral research at The Norwegian School of Veterinary Science has identified and mapped a group of immune genes that are the key to warding off infectious agents such as viruses and bacteria ...

Oct 03, 2011
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Climate threatens trout and salmon

Trout and salmon are among the world's most familiar freshwater fishes, but numbers have fallen over recent decades - in some areas, dramatically.

May 17, 2010
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