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October 28, 2013

 

Two baby salmon feed on water vegetation.

Salmon and Riparian Vegetation: Partners for Life

Without riparian vegetation, salmon would be in dire straits.

August 25, 2009

 

Dead sea bird in oil contaminated water

Oil Spills , Naturally

It's a big deal when an oil tanker spills its contents into the ocean. And for good reason. But what about oil spills that aren't caused by humans?

October 9, 2007

 

Salmon Spawning

Barcoding Wild Salmon

How do scientists tell the difference between a salmon born in a wild fish hatchery and one born in a stream?

July 16, 2006

 

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Wild Salmon or Farm-raised?

Perhaps the most consequential choice you make when you purchase fish is whether you choose farm-raised or wild. Is there a difference? You bet there is.

November 19, 2004

 

A gold fish swimming around a bowl

Can Fish Smell?

Do fish have olfactory senses? How do they smell without a "nose?" Find out on this Moment of Science.

August 31, 2004

 

Polluted Salmon

Learn about the dangers and benefits to eating salmon, on this Moment of Science.

September 27, 2003

 

Salmon and Riparian Vegetation

Learn about the love-relationship between salmon and riparian vegetation on this Moment of Science.

September 27, 2003

 

Exotic fish swim around a coral reef

Do Fish Have Memories?

Do fish actually have a working memory? Recent experiments show that fish can in fact remember things for several days.

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