Fly Life Magazine

Browsing the "Department of Fisheries and Oceans" Tag

Conservation: Farmed Atlantic Salmon Escapees are Interbreeding

Wild populations of salmon are adapted to temperature, flow rate, pH levels - farmed fish have been bred for fast growth in a closed environment. [...]

October 1, 2018 RECENT, Slide

Bass population explodes at expense of Atlantic salmon

In Canada, wild Atlantic salmon advocates alarmed at the exploding striped bass population marauding prime salmon pools as far upriver as 60 miles [...]

January 26, 2018 RECENT, Slide

Into the water, unseen and toxic

"My underwater camera lights illuminated the blood - shimmering with scales, so there were tons of little chunks of blood and scales and small pieces of offal mixed in there.” [...]

December 11, 2017 RECENT, Slide

News: Canadian Wildlife Federation president charged with salmon poaching

Rick Bouzan, president of the Newfoundland and Labrador Wildlife Federation has brushed with the law before, charged, and eventually convicted. [...]

October 14, 2015 News, RECENT, Slide

Of Interest: Healthy juvenile coho dine on relatives’ remains

While juvenile coho salmon feed directly on spawning pink and chum salmon carcasses and eggs, even coho with no direct contact with spawning pink and chum benefit from their nutrient contributions to stream ecosystems [...]

June 18, 2014 Of Interest, RECENT, Slide