Joint Venture Formed to Study Atlantic Salmon

Atlantic Salmon, Wikimedia Commons
Atlantic Salmon, Wikimedia Commons

Mount Desert Islander: The Atlantic Salmon Federation (ASF) will play a leading scientific role in the new Atlantic Salmon Research Joint Venture announced recently by Fisheries and Oceans Canada.

There has never been a body to coordinate work and pool resources from government, university and non-government organization researchers studying Atlantic salmon. As a result, there are many unanswered questions about the species. This affects conservation efforts and means fewer wild Atlantic salmon for First Nations and other communities that rely on the species for food and income.

Read more about the new joint venture formed to study Atlantic salmon.