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A collection of Raincoast’s published scientific papers, abstracts, and conference proceedings regarding wild salmon conservation.

The ecology of conflict

Published on 2016.05.17 | by Raincoast | in Grizzly Bears, Publications, Salmon

New study from Raincoast and partners finds that when salmon abundance is low, human conflict with bears increases…

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Time-delayed subsidies: Interspecies population effects in salmon

Salmon floating in a stream

Published on 2014.06.10 | by Raincoast | in Salmon

New study from SFU and Raincoast shows the benefits from higher numbers of spawning pink and chum salmon on coho…

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Spawning pink and chum salmon provide benefits to coho

Published on 2014.06.09 | by Raincoast | in Press Releases, Salmon

Research from SFU and Raincoast scientists shows juvenile coho salmon benefit from dining on the carcasses of spawning pink and chum salmon.

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Stress and Reproductive Hormones in Grizzly Bears Reflect Nutritional Benefits and Social Consequences

Grizzly wades through water with salmon in its mouth

Published on 2013.11.27 | by Raincoast | in Grizzly Bears, Press Releases, Salmon

Salmon declines could have long-term effects on grizzly bear health, conclude scientists from Raincoast in a study published today in the scientific journal PLOS ONE…

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Bears, salmon and forests: new research on old connections

Published on 2013.10.22 | by Raincoast | in Grizzly Bears, Salmon

Raincoast and UVic scientists finds new reasons to support the importance of bears and salmon for tree growth in the ancient forests of Haida Gwaii…

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Salmon farms as a source of sea lice: Raincoast responds

Published on 2012.04.28 | by Raincoast | in Salmon

Raincoast biologist responds to DFO on the impact of salmon farms. Published in Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences

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Using grizzlies to assess harvest-ecosystem trade-offs in salmon fisheries

Published on 2012.04.17 | by Raincoast | in Grizzly Bears, Salmon

Researchers at Raincoast and UC-Santa Cruz investigate how letting more salmon reach spawning streams can benefit bears, the ecosystem and even long‐term fishery catches…

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Sea lice from salmon farms infect juvenile sockeye

Published on 2011.02.08 | by Raincoast | in Salmon

Young sockeye salmon from the Fraser River are being infected with sea lice as they pass fish farms on their migration routes.

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Evidence of farm-induced parasite infestations on wild juvenile salmon in multiple regions of coastal BC, Canada

Published on 2010.11.09 | by Raincoast | in Salmon

M.H.H. Price, A. Morton, and J.D. Reynolds. 2010. Evidence of farm-induced parasite infestations on wild juvenile salmon in multiple regions of coastal British Columbia, Canada. Can. J. Fish. Aquat. Sci. 67: 1925–1932 Download the paper   Price etal 2010 Farm-induced lice infestations CJFAS 2010

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