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Atlantic Salmon (Salmo salar)

A collection of links and pages related to the Atlantic Salmon and related recovery efforts

Atlantic Salmon Fact Sheet (USFWS)

A two-page color fact sheet that describes the life history of Atlantic salmon and general restoration efforts.

Publication Date: 2009

Modification Date: Mon Dec 30 19:36:10 2013

Contributors: USFWS

PDF document icon USFWS_SalmonFactsheet2009.pdf — PDF document, 222 kB (227485 bytes)

Atlantic Salmon Life History

The Atlantic salmon is an anadromous fish, typically spending 2-3 years in freshwater, migrating to the ocean where it also spends 2-3 years, and then returning to its natal river to spawn.

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