Atlantic salmon


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Atlantic salmon
Salmo salar

Atlantic salmon

n.
A salmon (Salmo salar) having silvery or yellowish sides with some black spots on the back, native to northern Atlantic waters and often cultivated in fish farms for food.

Atlan′tic salm′on


n.
a salmon, Salmo salar, of N coastal Atlantic seas and their freshwater tributaries.
[1900–05]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Atlantic salmon - fatty pink flesh of fish from northern coastal AtlanticAtlantic salmon - fatty pink flesh of fish from northern coastal Atlantic; usually marketed fresh
Salmo salar, Atlantic salmon - found in northern coastal Atlantic waters or tributaries; adults do not die after spawning
salmon - flesh of any of various marine or freshwater fish of the family Salmonidae
2.Atlantic salmon - found in northern coastal Atlantic waters or tributariesAtlantic salmon - found in northern coastal Atlantic waters or tributaries; adults do not die after spawning
salmon - any of various large food and game fishes of northern waters; usually migrate from salt to fresh water to spawn
genus Salmo, Salmo - type genus of the Salmonidae: salmon and trout
lake salmon, landlocked salmon - Atlantic salmon confined to lakes of New England and southeastern Canada
Atlantic salmon - fatty pink flesh of fish from northern coastal Atlantic; usually marketed fresh
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High concentrations of chlorinated organic contaminants in farm-raised Atlantic salmon may warrant limiting consumption of the otherwise-healthful fish to no more than once per month, researchers say.
Jeremy Read, director of the Atlantic Salmon Trust, said: "The Russians accept the problem, but need to be persuaded of the scale and what needs to be done.
Heritage is committing to precedent-setting salmon farm practices designed to reduce the impact of its operations on the nearly extinct wild Atlantic salmon and on water quality.
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Among the first was the Brooklyn-reared Lee Wulff, a fly-fishing legend who landed his first Atlantic salmon here in 1933 and proclaimed the Margaree"my first love among salmon rivers.
Recently, low numbers of salmon are most likely caused by relatively low number of juveniles stocked into a low number of nursery streams (only three streams/rivers in case of the whole upper River Elbe; North Atlantic Salmon Conservation Organisation 2017).
75-acre aquaponics facility will produce more than 2 million pounds of fresh Atlantic salmon, rainbow trout, and leafy green vegetables annually.
And yet it was reported only three days previously that thousands of Atlantic salmon escaped into Pacific waters from a net holding 305,000 of the fish, at a farm in Washington state.
There were more than 300,000 Atlantic salmon in the pen net when it broke on Saturday but Cooke Aquaculture is estimating that only about 4,000-5,000 of those actually made it out into the Rosario Strait.
The IFI said interbreeding with Atlantic salmon is unlikely as pink salmon spawn in late summer while Atlantic salmon spawn in winter.

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