- Salmon -
Salmon is the
common name for several species of fish of the family Salmonidae.
Salmon from Chile - Salmon of the Americas provides
timely, complete, accurate and insightful information about farmed
The salmon industry in Chile has succeeded
largely due to a willingness to embrace innovation, new
technologies and applied science, as well as a commitment to
strengthening our workforce and an ongoing public-private
We have a strong regulatory framework which governs all
production of Atlantic salmon (Salar), Pacific salmon (Coho) and
rainbow trout, and ensures the sustainability of our
environment. We are aware that economic, social and
environmental sustainability are the main challenges facing our
Our production processes comply with some of the strictest
national and international standards with regards to quality,
occupational health and safety, food safety and the environment.
We are Chile’s second largest export sector, and Chile is the
second largest producer of salmon globally. We have created more
than 70,000 direct and indirect jobs in the regions of La
Araucanía, Los Lagos, Aysén y Magallanes, and successfully cater
to more than 70 markets across the world.
Council for Aquaculture Skills in the Salmon Industry (CCA)
Council for Aquaculture Skills in the Salmon Industry (CCA),
whose main goal is the training and strengthening of the
workforce in the industry.
Fresh Salmon.org - challenging the myths and
misinformation surrounding the salmon farming industry worldwide.
Farmed Fresh & Healthy Salmon. Aquaculture is British Columbia's
largest agricultural export and an important part of many
coastal communities. Aquaculture is also one of the healthiest
and most efficient proteins that we can feed a growing
population. Yet, for years anti-salmon farming activists, in the
name of 'environmentalism', have bombarded consumers and the
general public with claims that salmon farms damage the
environment and that farmed salmon is less healthy than wild
BC Salmon Farmers Association
The BC Salmon Farmers Association was established
in 1984, and its initial purpose was to coordinate the
distribution of the very limited supply of salmon eggs that were
available at the time.
International Salmon Farmers Association. We are a
network of salmon farming associations from around the world who
share a common vision for creating healthy food, healthy
communities and healthy businesses. We represent the world’s
fastest growing food producing sector, employ thousands of
people in many countries and generate billions of dollars in
revenue to local economies. For direct contact with one of our
members, please visit the members list on Who We Are. Our Sites
of Interest will lead you to many excellent sources of
information about our products, our farming practices, our
people, and our partnerships with communities and scientists
around the world.
Atlantic Salmon Watch Program
- The purpose
of the Atlantic Salmon Watch Program is to study the abundance,
distribution and biology of Atlantic salmon in British Columbia
and its adjacent waters.
Atlantic Salmon (Salmo salar) Photographs and Information
Atlantic Salmon very closely resemble Brown Trout. Atlantic
salmon have a forked tail, a small mouth not extending past
their eyes and their body scales are small. Their back is blue
to silvery blue, to brownish olive. Their sides are silvery,
their belly silvery white and they have small dark spots on the
back and sides. Atlantic Salmon are cultured commercially in
Australia. It has been carried out in Tasmania since the mid
1980's and more recently in South Australia, where sea cage
farming of Atlantic Salmon has become a major part of the
CSIRO - Breeding better salmon
We are working with Tasmania's Atlantic salmon farming industry
to improve the growth, health and product quality of salmon.
SALMON - Exporters, Importers, Producers & Processors,
Wholesale & Agents of Salmon
See Also from Trade-Seafood: Atlantic