News tagged with salmon fish

Strong hosts help parasites spread farther

Large, physically strong Masu salmon disperse farther when infected with parasites, potentially escaping from further infections at the contaminated site but ironically resulting in the greater expansion of the parasite, ...

dateNov 22, 2017 in Ecology
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Collapse at salmon farm renews debate about fish farming

A marine net pen holding 305,000 farmed Atlantic salmon collapsed recently, releasing thousands of fish into Puget Sound and renewing concerns that a new proposed salmon farm could harm wild salmon stock and cause other environmental ...

dateAug 24, 2017 in Ecology
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