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


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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Sea lice from fish farms infect wild juvenile salmon in multiple regions

Fish farms on the BC coast threaten wild salmon

Published on | by Raincoast | in Backgrounders, Salmon

Today, the Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences published findings by Raincoast and other researchers on sea lice infestations of wild juvenile salmon near salmon farms…

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Save some salmon for the bears and whales, study says

Grizzly wades through water with salmon in its mouth

Published on 2010.10.22 | by Raincoast | in Salmon

By Judith Lavoie, TimesColonist.com, October 21, 2010

A new paper by Raincoast and other scientists calls for changes in fishing plans to manage salmon for wildlife and other benefits…

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Salmon for Terrestrial Protected Areas

Published on 2010.10.21 | by Raincoast | in Salmon

When watersheds are protected for coastal wildlife such as grizzly bears, spirit bears and wolves, shouldn’t the salmon runs they depend on for food and energy receive protection protected as well?

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Applications of Paleolimnology to Sockeye Lakes

Published on 2009.09.14 | by Misty MacDuffee, Wild Salmon Program Director | in Salmon

MacDuffee, M and E. MacIssac. 2009.  Applications of paleolimnology to sockeye salmon nursery lakes and ecosystems in the Pacific Northwest and Alaska: Proceedings of a workshop at the Institute of Ocean Sciences.  Canadian Technical Report of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 2847.  Fisheries and Oceans Canada download pdf

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Abstract: paleolimnology workshop

Owikeeno 2nd basin

Published on 2009.07.23 | by Raincoast | in Events, Salmon, Salmon

A two-day workshop in 2008 reviewed sediment core studies conducted in sockeye salmon lakes in BC, Alaska, and the US Pacific Northwest..

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Applications of Paleolimnology

Published on 2009.05.27 | by Misty MacDuffee, Wild Salmon Program Director | in Salmon

Leading scientists and researchers reviewed sediment core studies conducted in sockeye salmon nursery lakes in BC and Alaska.

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Ghost Runs: Management and status assessment of Pacific salmon returning to British Columbia’s central and north coasts.

Published on 2008.12.03 | by Raincoast | in Salmon

Price, M.H.H., C.T. Darimont, N.F. Temple, and S.M. MacDuffee. 2008. Ghost Runs: Management and status assessment of Pacific salmon returning to British Columbia’s central and north coasts. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 65:2712-2718 Ghost Runs in pdf

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