It is found in the northern Atlantic Ocean and in rivers that flow into this ocean. IBSEM is a new eco-genetic model for Atlantic salmon populations, which simulates both the demographic and evolutionary dynamics of the modelled population. Many migratory fish … Differences in origin (wild, farmed, or hybrid) are reflected in the genotype of the individuals and … Atlantic salmon, river herring, and American shad all migrate upriver as adults to spawn in the same stream where they were born. Atlantic salmon populations still persist in Canada, including in New Brunswick and Quebec. The Atlantic salmon is an iconic species in the north Atlantic Ocean and historically supported large fisheries throughout its range. Welcome to the Northwest Fisheries Science Center's (NWFSC) Salmon Population Summary (SPS) database web site. These concerns are highlighted by 2019 being designated the International Year of the Salmon. These factors have played a huge role on the west coast, but also on the east coast and in Europe for Atlantic salmon populations. In common with Atlantic salmon populations, there are also concerns over the status of many of the Pacific salmon species. Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar) are important worldwide in commercial aquaculture and recreational fisheries and are cultured commercially in marine net pens in Puget Sound.The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) examined potential threats that escaped Atlantic salmon could pose to native species in a 1999 report, "Atlantic Salmon in Washington State: A Fish Management Perspective." The Atlantic Salmon (Salmo salar) is an anadromous fish. The primary distribution of Atlantic Salmon in the U.S. by the mid-20th century was, except for a few remnant populations, limited to the eastern third of Maine’s coast. In Alaska, we have avoided the problems of habitat, hydropower, and hatcheries for the most part (The 5 H’s are described in David R. Montgomery’s book, King of Fish). The federal government is announcing the country’s first research chair in aquatic restoration, which will focus on growing the Atlantic salmon population. The Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar) is a species of ray-finned fish in the family Salmonidae which is the largest salmon and can grow up to a meter in length. The populations of Atlantic Salmon present in the Gulf of Maine Distinct Population Segment (DPS) represent the last wild populations of U.S. Atlantic Salmon. The inner Bay of Fundy populations of Atlantic Salmon (iBoF Salmon) are reported to have inhabited many of the approximately 50 rivers draining into the inner bay in both Nova Scotia (NS) and New Brunswick (NB). There are three distinct populations of Atlantic salmon – North American, European, and Baltic. Around the world, the story is much the same: Global Atlantic salmon catches fell 80 percent from 1970 to 2000. We demonstrate that captive-bred Atlantic salmon, predominantly of local origin, that had the opportunity to spawn in the wild exhibited lower LRS than wild-bred conspecifics, that this fitness reduction was apparent for both females and males and that the inferior performance of captive-bred fish depressed overall population productivity. This site was designed to provide access to demographic data compiled for ESA-listed salmonid populations as part of the NWFSC's technical recovery planning efforts.