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Posted 12 December 2014 - 11:04 AM

News from the Atlantic Salmon Federation

A Focus on the Miramichi, its People and its Salmon in 2014
Martin Silverstone, editor of the ASJ, made a fact-finding trip along the Miramichi to speak with residents about the impact of salmon run declines. A media release on Martin’s article has received attention:
http://asf.ca/atlant...-miramichi.html

The article itself, entitled "Voices from the Valley", which appears in the recently-published edition of the Atlantic Salmon Journal, can be read online in its entirety at:
http://asf.ca/voices...ter-14-asj.html


Position Open at ASF for Director, NB Regional Programs
Geoff Giffin has served effectively in the NB position for six years, and for the past few months also as Director of Regional Programs for all our councils.  He has now been appointed to this position full time. Details regarding the vacant position of Director, NB Regional Programs can be found below:
http://asf.ca/nb-reg...r-position.html


Striped Bass Impact on Atlantic Salmon
The impact of striped bass as a predator of Atlantic salmon smolts continues to raise concerns.
http://asf.ca/stripe...tic-salmon.html


Salmon Catches at 60-year low in Scotland
The year 2014 has created great concern with details given in the article below.
http://asf.ca/in-sco...0-year-low.html

With the salmon runs in Scotland down, Scottish ghillies are backing a move to total live release.
http://asf.ca/scotti...ve-release.html


Window into a Land-based Salmon Farm in NS
The Globe and Mail interviews the CEO of a Nova Scotia land-based salmon farming company, Sustainable Fish Farming (Canada) Ltd., and ponders the future of such operations in other locations.
http://asf.ca/small-...to-urban-m.html

The Cost and Reasons for Farmed Fish Escapes in Europe
A scientific review has been conducted on the reasons for escapes plus the costs involved. It raises interesting points about the quality of the equipment used. In a wider perspective, it reminds us of the benefits of land-based operations.
http://asf.ca/valuat...ish-farm-e.html
 


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