News from the Atlantic Salmon Federation - Oct 26, 2012
Atlantic Salmon Federation News
One Wild Salmon Returns to Magaguadavic
In the Bay of Fundy, many rivers experienced historic low returns of wild Atlantic salmon. This article provides details, including numbers for the Saint John River.
Explore Presentations of ASF Land-based Aquaculture Conference
On Oct. 10 & 11 ASF hosted 78 scientists, conservationists, aquaculturists and others from Canada, the U.S. and five European countries. Now the presentations are available online as pdfs. Presentations from the Oct. 13 Halifax Workshop are also available.
This is one of the best resources on the web for land-based aquaculture:
Alexandra Morton on Aquaculture & Politics
In mid-October Dr. Alexandra Morton spoke at ASF, and subsequently delivered the Ransom Myers Lecture at Dalhousie University in Halifax. You can listen to her fascinating presentation here:
Sea Lice Cause Sobeys to Pull Whole Salmon from Shelves
During her time in the Maritimes, Dr. Alexandra Morton purchased and examined aquaculture salmon, discovering large numbers of sea lice. ASF has created a page with links to several articles on this, but Is Truth a Tactic? is of particular interest. It gives a perspective on the presence of the sea lice.