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  WDFW - WildWatchCams
As the focus of restoration and protection of salmon has increased throughout the Pacific Northwest, the WildWatchCam project and its partners have looked for ways to provide the public with exciting underwater views of several salmon species that use the freshwater and marine environments of Washington.
After repeated jumps salmon try the alternative underwater flow which leads into the holding ponds where they are held to collect their eggs and sperm which are carefully mixed and future salmon are reared at the hatchery for later release.
The salmon will be held in the pool until adequate numbers are present and than salmon eggs and milt will be collected to produce new salmon for Washington's streams, rivers, estuaries and lakes.
wdfw.wa.gov /wildwatch/salmoncam/index.html   (541 words)

  Salmon - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Salmon population levels are of concern in the Atlantic and in some parts of the Pacific but in northern British Columbia and Alaska stocks are still abundant.
Salmon fry hatching - the larva has grown around the remains of the yolk - visible are the arteries spinning around the yolk and little oildrops, also the gut, the spine, the main caudal blood vessel, the bladder and the arcs of the gills
Pink salmon or Humpback salmon (Oncorhynchus gorbuscha) is found from northern California and Korea, throughout the northern Pacific, and from the Mackenzie River in Canada to the Lena River in Siberia.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Salmon   (2651 words)

 CBC News Indepth: Salmon
Atlantic salmon are born in riverbeds in early spring and, depending on food supply, temperature and other local conditions, remain in the birth river for two to six years.
The Atlantic salmon is the most popular species for fish farming or aquaculture and it is estimated that 98 per cent of the 300 million Atlantic salmon in the world are farmed fish.
The Pacific salmon is most famous for its lifecycle; born in tiny streams far from the sea, the Pacific salmon spends the first part of its life in fresh water, then migrates down streams to rivers and spends most of its adult life in the open ocean.
www.cbc.ca /news/background/salmon   (1549 words)

 Seafood Recipe Index: Salmon
Salmon is baked with a delicate maple glaze.
Salmon is marinated in a lime and honey mixture.
Salmon steaks are marinated in a tangy lime juice mixture, broiled, and served with lettuce, tomatoes, green onions and lime wedges.
seafood.allrecipes.com /directory/3335.asp   (2833 words)

 WDFW -- Salmon Facts: An Informational Guide to Our State's Natural Treasure
This is the smallest of the fall-spawning Pacific salmon.
Big rivers are used by pink salmon in the lower reaches, chinook in the mainstem and larger tributaries, coho in small tribs, and steelhead in the uppermost tributaries.
This is why salmon tend to spawn in parts of the stream that their offspring use for rearing; the emerging fry do not have to travel far to find rearing areas.
www.wdfw.wa.gov /outreach/fishing/salmon.htm   (2411 words)

 Puget Sound Shorelines: Species - Salmon   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-27)
Pacific salmon rely on nearshore waters and estuaries for survival during a part of their life cycle.
Salmon use estuaries and nearshore areas for migration, juvenile rearing, refuge, and feeding.
Although salmon spend only a part of their life cycle in nearshore areas, these habitats are critical to the survival of salmon populations.
www.ecy.wa.gov /programs/sea/pugetsound/species/salmon.html   (667 words)

 WHFoods: Salmon
Salmon are incredible fish traveling thousands of miles throughout their life cycle and within two to five years returning to the very location where they were born to spawn and die.
Salmon promotes cardiovascular health not only through its concentration of omega-3 fats, but also because this fish is a very good source of the B-vitamins, niacin and vitamin B12.
While salmon are born in fresh water, they spend a good portion of their lives in the sea, only to navigate hundreds of miles to return to their birthplace in order to spawn.
www.whfoods.com /genpage.php?tname=foodspice&dbid=104   (8578 words)

 Salmon Life Cycle Printout/Quiz- EnchantedLearning.com
Salmon are anadromous fish - they live in the sea but reproduce in fresh water (in a stream or lake).
Reproduction: Salmon live most of their life in the sea, but when they are mature and ready to breed, they enter fresh water to spawn (reproduce), traveling to a stream or pond high in oxygen.
The biggest salmon is the chinook, which weighs up to 120 pounds (55 kg).
www.enchantedlearning.com /subjects/fish/printouts/Salmon.shtml   (599 words)

 Salmon, All About Pacific Salmon, History of Salmon, Salmon Recipes
To cooks, gourmets, and fishermen alike, the salmon is the king of the waters.
The distinctive color of the flesh of a salmon is part of its attraction.
During that time, the Columbia River was so thick with the countless salmon that the Indians simply speared or clubbed them to death from their canoes or from the river banks.
whatscookingamerica.net /salmon.htm   (1125 words)

 Salmon   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-27)
Salmon are oily fish native to the North Temperate Zone.
An anadromous animal, the Pacific salmon breeds and spends varying portions of its lifetime in fresh water, travels to the ocean to feed until maturity, and then returns to fresh water to repeat the cycle.
Lastly, Pink salmon (also known as humpback or humpie) are the smallest and most abundant of the Pacific species; the flesh is light in color and delicately flavored.
www.kroger.com /hn/Food_Guide/Salmon.htm   (1245 words)

 Gold Seal - Salmon Life Cycle
Born in British Columbia’s cold coastal and interior rivers, wild salmon swim to the open Pacific Ocean to mature and then return to their native waters to spawn.
As salmon migrate through the cool, pristine waters of the west coast, they receive nourishment from their natural surroundings.
Salmon are born in gravel beds in streams 10 to 700 miles (16 to 1200 km) from the sea.
www.goldseal.ca /wildsalmon/life_cycle.asp   (726 words)

 Salmon: Minnesota DNR
Salmon, Coho: 10 pounds, 6.5 ounces, 27.3 inches, Lake Superior (Lake County), 11/07/1970.
Coho salmon, also called silver salmon, are smaller, averaging only about 3 to 4 pounds.
The smallest salmon is the pink, or humpy (referring to the large hump on the back that males develop during breeding season).
www.dnr.state.mn.us /fish/salmon   (207 words)

Other offices held by George Salmon were: tax inquirer, assessor, and collector for the Upper District between Broad and Saluda Rivers (1786), Justice of Peace (1790), Justice of the Quorum (1800-1823) for Greenville District, and commissioner for free school (1811).
Salmon is buried within sight of the house near the intersection of Talley Bridge Road and Highway 414.
After George Salmon's death, Elizabeth moved to Morgan, Missouri where she applied for and received a widow's pension based on her husband's service to the country as a soldier of the Revolution.
www.fortunecity.com /tinpan/nirvana/621/salmon.html   (3068 words)

The six species of the Pacific salmon are the king (or spring, Chinook) salmon, the sockeye (or red) salmon, the Coho (or silver) salmon, the Chum (or dog) salmon, the pink (or humpback) salmon, and the cherry (or masu) salmon.
The Pacific salmon migrates to the sea to spawn.
It is a salmon with a yolk sac.
www.edhelper.com /AnimalReadingComprehension_210_1.html   (455 words)

 EWG Report || PCBs in Farmed Salmon   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-27)
The levels found in these tests track previous studies of farmed salmon contamination by scientists from Canada, Ireland, and the U.K. In total, these studies support the conclusion that American consumers nationwide are exposed to elevated PCB levels by eating farmed salmon.
One salmon imported from Scotland contained PCBs at levels so high that EPA would restrict consumption to no more than six meals a year, if the salmon were caught, not bought.
Six of every ten salmon sold in stores and restaurants are raised in high-density fish pens in the ocean, managed and marketed by the salmon farming industry.
www.ewg.org /reports/farmedPCBs/es.php   (1084 words)

Also known as king salmon these are the largest of the pacific salmon.
The feature generally used by anglers to distinguish the chinook from other salmon (coho) are their fl gums.
They are also called dog salmon from their long standing use as dog food.
www.fs.fed.us /r10/tongass/forest_facts/resources/fauna_flora/salmon.htm   (842 words)

 Pink Salmon
In breeding males the snout of the Pink Salmon is greatly extended and turned down at the tip; the lower jaw is enlarged and unable to close with sharp teeth on both jaws.
The average lifespan of a Pink Salmon is two years; generally they return to the river they were hatched in to spawn.
But due to wartime food requirements and the decrease of other salmon as a result of a slide in the Fraser River the total annual catch increased drastically and continues to be strong.
www.bcadventure.com /adventure/angling/game_fish/pink.phtml   (389 words)

 Salmon Recipes   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-27)
Typically, a Russian salmon Pie (Piroghi) uses salmon, white rice, boiled eggs and cabbage.
Salmon Cheese Egg Torta With Dill and Paprika
I doubled the miso mixture and baked the salmon with all of the...
www.recipezaar.com /recipes/salmon   (512 words)

 Commercial Salmon Fisheries Home: Division of Commerical Fisheries - Alaska Fish and Game
The salmon returning to Alaskan streams and rearing in Alaskan waters are the basis for one of Alaska's most important industries and underpin a traditional subsistence lifestyle in rural portions of the State.
From 2000 –2004, the average harvest of salmon sold by commercial fishermen in Alaska was almost 157 million fish (about 742 million pounds).
After World War II and at the request of the salmon processing industry, W. Thompson of the University of Washington began investigations of salmon and the salmon management program in Alaska.
www.cf.adfg.state.ak.us /geninfo/finfish/salmon/salmhome.php   (502 words)

 The Wild Salmon Center
Protecting salmon refugia and watersheds in the Pacific Northwest, including the Tillamook Basin and Olympic Peninsula.
Dave will lead the salmon portion of the tour which is sponsored and hosted by the Oregon Paleo Lands Institute.
Wild Salmon Center has received Charity Navigator's highest 4-star rating for sound fiscal management for the fourth year in a row.
www.wildsalmoncenter.org   (591 words)

 Omega-3 Fatty Acids for Better Health | SOTA   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-27)
First, it's important to know that wild salmon are comprised of six different species and each has different amounts of saturated fat and omega-3 fatty acid.
While both wild and farmed salmon contain significant amounts of omega-3 fatty acids and both are low in saturated fat, there are differences: some species of wild salmon have a bit less omega-3 and some have quite a bit less that farmed Atlantic salmon.
DHA, one of the types of omega-3 fatty acids in salmon, is critical to normal eye and vision development in infants.
www.salmonoftheamericas.com /health_omega.html   (507 words)

My husband is a great salmon fisherman and I just had to start a collection of recipes and save them here so that I am never at a loss for a fresh recipe to go with the fresh fish.
Bourbon Glazed Salmon This salmon has an unusual flavor from the bourbon-chicken stock glaze.
Salmon Burgers When you are tired of regular hamburgers, make salmon burgers for a nice and healthy change of pace.
www.mom-mom.com /salmon.htm   (348 words)

 Salmon Life Cycle   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-27)
Salmon eggs lay in a "nest" that is called a redd.
When salmon are fingerlings they have gone past the stage of being the size of a pine-needle (shown below).
When some salmon reach the fingerling stage, they start their journey to the ocean...but some salmon stay where they are in the river, lake, etc. The salmon that go to the ocean have already matured for one year and have many obstacles ahead of them.
www.riverdale.k12.or.us /salmon/report.html   (345 words)

 Pacific Salmon Commission formed to implement the Pacific Salmon Treaty
Pacific Salmon Commission: Established by treaty between Canada and the United States on March 18, 1985 for the conservation, rational management, and optimum production of Pacific Salmon.
The Pacific Salmon Commission is the body formed by the governments of Canada and the United States to implement the Pacific Salmon Treaty.
Interception of Pacific salmon bound for rivers of one country in fisheries of the other has been the subject of discussion between the Governments of Canada and the United States of America since the early part of this century.
www.psc.org /Index.htm   (184 words)

 Salmon Challenge
Salmon Challenge is a game to help you see how your decisions help or harm our environment and our salmon.
Salmon Challenge may require the download of the Shockwave plug-in to view the animations.
Chinook Salmon will be listed by the federal government as an endangered species, so we all have to work together to help salmon and keep their environment clean and healthy.
dnr.metrokc.gov /wlr/waterres/salmonch.htm   (257 words)

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