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General Salmon links

NOAA Fisheries- National Marine Fisheries Service
http://www.nmfs.noaa.gov/
Information about everything from aquaculture, to commercial fisheries, to marine mammals and strandings from the National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).

Salmon Aquaculture Research
http://www.mar.dfo-mpo.gc.ca/sabs/index-e.htm
Information about Canada's Atlantic Salmon Aquaculture Program, committed to helping the industry meet global competition. Research efforts focus on cost-effective techniques to culture Atlantic salmon and to ensure production levels are economically sustainable.

The Salmon Page http://www.riverdale.k12.or.us/salmon.htm
Hosted by the Riverdale Grade school, this fun, educational site is dedicated to all things salmon: How to catch them, cook them, buy them and save them.

Out West - Conquering the Columbia

Pacific Salmon and the Endangered Species Act
http://www.nwr.noaa.gov/1salmon/salmesa
/ESAprimer.html

A primer on the U.S. Endangered Species Act (ESA) and salmon recovery. Includes a list of salmon and steelhead populations listed under the ESA, detailed information about NMFS recovery planning efforts for Pacific salmon and background on ESA protective regulations for Pacific salmon.

For the Sake of Salmon
http://www.4sos.org/
A regional organization operating in Washington, Oregon and California working to restore salmon to levels which ensure healthy, sustainable natural populations and support productive fisheries.

Pacific Northwest Dams and Salmon
http://www.wildsalmon.org/
News and information about The Columbia & Snake Rivers Campaign, a national collaboration of conservationists, commercial fishing families, sportfishers, businesses, and taxpayer advocates committed to recovering Pacific Northwest wild salmon.

The Pacific Salmon Commission
http://www.psc.org/Index.htm
An organization established by treaty between Canada and the United States on March 18, 1985 for the conservation, rational management, and optimum production of Pacific Salmon.

Salmon Recovery.gov Homepage
http://www.salmonrecovery.gov/
This site is dedicated to the recovery of fish and wildlife in the Columbia Basin. Learn more about what the government is doing to protect this habitat.

US Army Corps of Engineers--Walla, Walla Dist.
www.nww.usace.army.mil
A compendium of information about the Army Corps of Engineers, including facts about the McNary dam and links to fish management resources.

Down East - The Extinction Vortex

Atlantic Salmon Federation

http://www.asf.ca/
The homepage of an international, non-profit organization that promotes the conservation and wise management of the wild Atlantic salmon and its environment.

Maine Atlantic Salmon Commission
http://www.state.me.us/asa/
Filled with news and information about the Commission's efforts to conserve, restore, manage and enhance Atlantic salmon habitat, populations and sport fisheries within historical habitat in the State of Maine.

Atlantic Salmon Aquaculture- A Primer
http://216.239.33.100/
search?q=cache:cP_kJCrjew8C:www.asf.ca
/backgrounder/asfaquacbackgrounder.pdf+salmon+
aquaculture&hl=en&ie=UTF-8

The facts on salmon farming from the Atlantic Salmon Federation. Information about disease transmission and genetic interactions between wild and farmed fish.

Rocking the Bluefin Boat

Giant Bluefin Tuna of the Atlantic-
Severity of Decline

http://www.chambers-associates.org/
Big-Marine-Fish/bluefin.html

Information about giant bluefin tuna including great photos, data on Atlantic population declines and their causes, essential fish habitats and articles about big game fish and fishing.

Scientific Study Tracks Giant Bluefin Tunas Across Atlantic
http://www.publicaffairs.noaa.gov/
releases2001/aug01/noaa01r126.html

A report on a NOAA/NMFS study improving scientists' understanding of the migratory habits of the Atlantic bluefin tuna.

The New England Aquarium
http://www.neaq.org/index.flash4.html
Home page of the New England Aquarium, including visitor information, interactive exhibits and on-line research tools.

The Pelagic GIS Lab at the New England Aquarium
http://www.marinegis.org/
Information about the New England Aquarium's collaborative research project with NOAA, the National Environmental Satellite, Data, and Information Service (NESDIS), and the Office of Naval Research (ONR) to better define critical habitat for the bluefin tuna and other marine species.

Hopkins Marine Station
http://www.tunaresearch.org/
The tuna research and conservation center of the Monterey Bay Aquarium. Affiliated with Stanford University. Includes links to published research.

 


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