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Economic Value of Wild Atlantic Salmon (Full Report)
An independent study released in early 2012 shows that wild Atlantic salmon are an important and sustainable industry in eastern Canada.


Map of Designatable Regions on Atlantic Salmon for COSEWIC
A map of Atlantic Canada identifying the different population segments of Atlantic salmon, and COSEWIC's assessment of them. Inner Bay of Fundy have already been listed as ENDANGERED. The other population segments were assessed as of Nov. 2010, and

NASCO - A Vision Statement
A roadmap for renewal of the North Atlantic Salmon Conservation Organization. Authors Wilfred Carter, Bjornulf Kristiansen, Chris Poupard and Andrew A. Rosenberg


Backgrounder on State of Atlantic Salmon 2011
Backgrounder notes the critically low populations of large salmon returning to North American rivers


Implementing Survival - NASCO Ratings of Conservation Plans
Nations member to the North Atlantic Salmon Conservation Organization were to submit conservation plans that included goals, and timelines. Results are detailed.


PEI Nitrate Report - July 2008
PEI has a major problem with nitrates entering the streams and lakes of the province - and getting into the water table. New report details the problem, and need for immediate action. Government has concurred.


Impacts of Escaped Farmed Salmon 2008
Major 2008 report (114 pages, 2.3mb) on escaped farmed salmon and their impact on wild Atlantic salmon. By Thorstad, Fleming,McGinnity, Soto, Wennevik, & Whoriskey. impacts-escapes-2008.pdf

Sara Benefits - Rudd Report
This report details the importance Canadians from both Atlantic Canada, and the remainder of Canada, give to saving Atlantic salmon populations


Salmon Returning to North American Rivers
Salmon of both 1-sea-winter at sea, and 2-sea-winters that will be returning to North American rivers. Numbers are almost a year before the return, with a 3% per month mortality. Figures are from ICES.


Map of Western Portion of North Atlanic, Showing Wild Salmon Migration from North America - 100 kb (greyscale)

Saving Wild Atlantic Salmon from the Impacts of Aquaculture
How do member countries of NASCO measure up in protecting wild Atlantic salmon from the impacts of farmed salmon issues, including escapes? A 2005 country-by-country assessment, based on changes since the previous report, in 2003. This joint ASF and WWF r

ASF Backgrounder on Didymo
Didymo or Rock Snot is a new issue for Atlantic salmon rivers. ASF's backgrounder provides the basic science and parameters of the issue.


Map of wild Atlantic salmon migration in North Atlantic
A map of Atlantic salmon migration. Principal ocean feeding grounds are off Greenland and Labrador, and north of the Faroe Islands.


International Atlantic Salmon Accord
The International Atlantic Salmon Accord focuses on the approach and needs for restoration of wild Atlantic salmon. It has seven priorities.


Inner Bay of Fundy Rivers - Map, Gif (146k Download) - 600dpi at 3.34 x 4.1 in.
Image can be used free of charge. Details Inner Bay of Fundy Rivers whose Salmon populations are at risk

Leaping Atlantic Salmon - Jpg (167k Download) - 300dpi at 2.8 x 3.6 in
Image can be used free of charge, but with credit to Atlantic Salmon Federation

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Agreement on Greenland’s Commercial Salmon Fishery Reached Good News For North America
June 12th, 2012
West Greenland catch will be restricted to 20 tonne local consumption limit.

Join the St. Croix River Alewife Migration
June 8th, 2012
On Saturday, June 9, groups and individuals concerned about the future survival of native alewives (gaspereau) on the St. Croix River will symbolically escort this historically and ecologically important fish up the river. 

Newfoundland Fish Farm fish Hopes to Sell Infected Salmon
July 10th, 2012
A salmon farm with iSA in southern Newfoundland wants to sell its condemned salmon for human use.

PEI Fish Kill Larger than Thought
July 10th, 2012
A PEI Fish Kill in Trout River a repeat of last year

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