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Arctic Char: Salvelinus alpinus http://www.state.ak.us/local/akpages/FISH.GAME/notebook/fish/a^char.htm
Description, life cycle, and range. Focus on lake populations in Alaska.
Atlantic Salmon: Salmo salar http://animaldiversity.ummz.umich.edu/site/accounts/information/Salmo_salar.html
Physical characteristics, preferred foods, life cycle, and conservation status of this ocean-going native of large cool rivers, now raised commercially worldwide.
Atlantic Salmon: Salmo salar http://www.michigan.gov/dnr/0,1607,7-153-10364_18958-45639--,00.html
Fact sheet with photo, focused on this fish as it occurs in the North American Great Lakes, where it was introduced.
Brook Trout (Salvelinus fontinalis) http://fish.dnr.cornell.edu/nyfish/Salmonidae/brooktrout.html
Illustration, information, and distribution in New York.
Brown Trout (Salmo trutta) http://www.gov.ns.ca/nsaf/sportfishing/species/brn.shtml
Includes distribution, physical characteristics, and natural history. From Nova Scotia Department of Agriculture and Fisheries.



Brown Trout: Salmo trutta http://www.michigan.gov/dnr/0,1607,7-153-10364_18958-45650--,00.html
Fact sheet, with image, about this fish of Europe and western Asia that was introduced and is naturalized in much of North America.
Chinook Salmon: Oncorhynchus tschawytscha http://www.michigan.gov/dnr/0,1607,7-153-10364_18958-45663--,00.html
Fact sheet with image, focused on the North American Great Lakes, where populations are maintained by annual stream stocking programs.
Coho Salmon: Oncorhynchus kisutch http://www.michigan.gov/dnr/0,1607,7-153-10364_18958-45666--,00.html
Fact sheet, with image, describing this fish particularly as it occurs in the North American Great Lakes, where it is introduced and maintained by stocking programs.
Conservation Genetic Management of Brown Trout in Europe http://www.dfu.min.dk/ffi/consreport/index.htm
On-line report describing the conservation status of brown trout (Salmo trutta) and providing recommendations for conservation of genetic resources in this and other species of salmonid fishes.
Golden Trout - Oncorhynchus mykiss aguabonita http://www.ridgecrest.ca.us/~auborn/agua/goldentrout.html
Photo and information about California's state fish and its habitat.




Kokanee Salmon: Oncorhynchus nerka kennerlyi http://royal.okanagan.bc.ca/kokanee/biology/biover.htm
Freshwater sockeye salmon. Reproductively isolated ocean-going, stream-spawning, and lake beach-spawning populations may exist side by side. From a site on protection of the Okanagan Lake kokanee.
Lake Whitefish: Coregonus clupeaformis http://www.michigan.gov/dnr/0,1607,7-153-10364_18958-45680--,00.html
Fact sheet, with image, about this large fish of the North American Great Lakes.
Life Cycle of the Atlantic Salmon http://www-unix.oit.umass.edu/~dpugh/cycle.html
Illustrated chart.
Menominee: Prosopium cylindraceum http://www.michigan.gov/dnr/0,1607,7-153-10364_18958-45683--,00.html
Fact sheet, with image, about this fish of the North American Great Lakes, also known as the round whitefish.
Pink Salmon: Oncorhynchus gorbuscha http://www.michigan.gov/dnr/0,1607,7-153-10364_18958-45686--,00.html
Fact sheet about this introduced fish of the North American Great Lakes, known in its native Pacific Northwest as the humpback salmon. Includes image.



Salmon Farms Pose Significant Threat To Salmon Fisheries In The Pacific Northwest http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2003/09/030923064756.htm
Farm-raised salmon are causing both ecological problems and economic problems for the commercial fishing industry.
Salmon: Spirit of the Land and Sea http://www.oneworldjourneys.com/salmon/
An online photographic expedition on the biology of Pacific wild salmon in the coastal waters and rivers of British Columbia's Great Bear Rainforest.
Salmoniformes http://home.planet.nl/~zoete004/salmoniform.htm
Detailed key, with diagrams, for distinguishing between various European members of the Pike family (Esocidae), the Smelt family (Osmeridae) and the Salmon family (Salmonidae).
Steelhead: Salmo gairdneri http://www.michigan.gov/dnr/0,1607,7-153-10364_18958-45692--,00.html
Fact sheet about this introduced fish (a rainbow trout) of the North American Great Lakes, with image.
The Salmon Page http://www.riverdale.k12.or.us/salmon.htm
Large collection of links and other resources about these fish, compiled by an elementary school in Portland, Oregon. Topics include biology education and conservation, in addition to how to catch them, cook them, and buy them.




Ichthyology


Answers to End-Of-Chapter Study Questions for Oceanography: An Invitation to Marine Science
by Tom Garrison
Australian Museum Fish Department http://www.amonline.net.au/fishes/about/index.htm
General introduction to ichthyology and information about the museum's research in the classification, systematics (relationships), and behaviour of fishes.
Behavioral Ecology of Fish http://www.bio.unipd.it/~rasotto/
University of Padova, Italy, research group working on fish reproduction and ecology.
Brian W. Coad http://www.briancoad.com/
Ichtyologist's site includes a dictionary of ichthyology plus information on freshwater fishes of Iran and of Canada's National Capital Region.
Calypso Publications http://www.calypsofish.freeserve.co.uk/
Technical publishers of ichthyological taxonomic texts, databases, and pocket guides. Descriptions of publications, book reviews, and sample images.
Careers in Ichthyology http://www.asih.org/pubs/ichjobs.htm
Useful reading for those who might be interested in an ichthyological career.



Catalog of Fishes http://www.calacademy.org/research/ichthyology/catalog/
Essential reference for any specialist dealing with fishes, particularly taxonomists. More than 53,000 species and subspecies; over 10,000 genera and subgenera and in excess of 16,000 bibliographic references.
Fish Physiology and Biochemistry http://www.wkap.nl/jrnltoc.htm/0920-1742
Journal that publishes original research papers in all aspects of the physiology and biochemistry of fishes.
Fish, a Quick Course on Ichthyology http://www.marinebiology.org/fish.htm
Introduction to the fishes presented by Odyssey Expeditions Tropical Marine Biology Voyages.
FishScope http://depts.washington.edu/fishscop/
Time-lapse recordings and confocal images dealing with the developmental biology of fish.
Florida Museum of Natural History Ichthyology Collection http://www.flmnh.ufl.edu/fish/
One of the largest collections in North America, containing 143,000 computer-catalogued lots of fishes (about 1.43 million specimens) which are searchable online. Information about the collection, as well as a searchable database, informative shark research, and a rich photo gallery are available.



Gesellschaft für Ichthyologie - Ichthyological Association http://www.ichthyologie.de/
German language platform for scientists and ichthyologically interested persons. Provides information on upcoming events and a table of content and abstracts of articles published in the journal of the organization.
Ichthyology Web Resources http://www.biology.ualberta.ca/jackson.hp/IWR/
Includes specimen database and many links of use to ichthyologists.
Native Fish Research Group at UBC http://www.zoology.ubc.ca/~etaylor/nfrg/nfrg.html
Describes a group of researchers and projects dedicated to fish evolutionary genetics and conservation, primarily in British Columbia, Canada
Neodat Project http://neodat.org/
The Inter-Institutional Database of Fish Biodiversity in the Neotropics. Provides systematic and geographic data on neotropical freshwater fish specimens deposited in natural history collections.
Neotropical Ichthyological Association http://www.mct.pucrs.br/lab/museu/nia/
Formed by a group of ichthyologists and students with a broad range of interests in neotropical fishes.



Nutrition Research Lab - University of Guelph http://www.uoguelph.ca/fishnutrition
This laboratory studies the nutrition of salmonid fish. This includes studies on dietary nutrient and energy requirements and diet ingredient digestability in trout and salmon.
Texas Natural History Collections - Ichthyology http://www.utexas.edu/tmm/tnhc/fish/index.html
Images, distribution maps, and other information on Texas freshwater fish and all North American freshwater fish.
The Losey Lab http://www.hawaii.edu/loseylab
Learn about the ultraviolet (UV) world of coral reef fishes, including the effects of UV on: fish vision, coloration, behavior and ecology.
The Love Lab http://id-www.ucsb.edu/lovelab/index.html
Fish research, biology, list of species off the Pacific coast of North America.
University of New Mexico Museum of Southwestern Biology Division of Fishes http://msb-fish.unm.edu/
Projects and reports of ongoing work.




Fisheries Science


Australian Fisheries Ecologically Sustainable Development http://www.fisheries-esd.com/
Resource for collection and dissemination of information about using the principles of ecologically sustainable development (ESD) in fisheries management. ESD is a concept related to balancing of environmental, social and economic considerations.
Columbia Kootenay Fisheries Renewal Partnership http://www.ckfrp.com/
Fisheries restoration, enhancement and education in British Columbia, Canada.
Dept. of Inland Fisheries, Danish Institute of Fisheries Research http://www.dfu.min.dk/ffi
Research in ecology, management, evolution and population genetics of fishes. Special interests include lake ecosystems, salmonids, and the European eel.
Fish and Fisheries Studies http://www.absc.usgs.gov/research/programs/fish&fisheries.htm
Salmon and marine fisheries research at USGS Alaska Biological Sciences Center.
Fish-Sci Mailing List http://www.lsoft.com/scripts/wl.exe?SL1=FISH-ECOLOGY&H=SEGATE.SUNET.SE
FISH-SCI provides an international forum for the discussion of scientific ideas and events pertaining to fish and fisheries.



Fishes of Canada http://www.aquatic.uoguelph.ca/fish/fish.htm
Explore the fish families of Canada, aquaculture, Canadian fisheries, and fish ecology.
Fishknowledge.com http://www.fishknowledge.com/
Online catalogue (with abstracts) of aquaculture and fisheries books, journals, charts, and other publications from Blackwell Science Ltd. and Fishing News Books. Site also provides links to fisheries e-mail lists and other related websites.
ICLARM - International Center for Living Aquatic Resources Management http://www.cgiar.org/iclarm/
Autonomous, nongovernmental, nonprofit, international scientific and technical center organized to conduct, stimulate and accelerate research on all aspects of fisheries and other living aquatic resources.
ICLARM - The World Fish Center http://www.iclarm.org/
Organizes research on all aspects of fisheries and other living aquatic resources. Details of publications, research, services, projects, staff.
Institute for Fishery Ecology http://www.bfa-fish.de/ifo/index.html
At the Federal Research Centre for Fisheries, Hamburg, Germany. Information about marine research concerning chemistry, biology and biochemistry, biological effects of pollutants and diseases of fish.





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Lifeco http://www.lifeco.dk/
A international multidisciplinary research project set up to resolve the influence of hydrographic fronts on the recruitment success of North Sea fish stocks.
Northwest Fisheries Science Center http://www.nwfsc.noaa.gov/
A research facility of the Northwest Region of the National Marine Fisheries Service, NOAA, and is responsible for providing scientific and technical support for the management, conservation, and development of the Pacific Northwest region's anadromous and marine fishery resources. (USA).
Old Dominion University Center for Quantitative Fisheries Ecology http://www.odu.edu/sci/cqfe/age&growth/
Includes information on fish ageing and a few species accounts.
Simulation of Sustainable Fishing http://www.acm.org/crossroads/xrds4-1/fish.html
Paper describing a sustainable fishing simulation system accessible over the WWW. Intended to help ecology students learn about issues involved in environmentally sustainable fishing.
Sturgeon Conservation http://www.worldstar.com/~dlarson/conofst.htm
Links providing extensive information on the continuing efforts to learn about sturgeon and assure their future.



The Northwest Fisheries Science Center http://research.nwfsc.noaa.gov/
Responsible for providing scientific and technical support for the management, conservation, and development of the Pacific Northwest region's anadromous and marine fishery resources.
University of Washington School of Aquatic and Fishery Science http://www.fish.washington.edu/
Information on current issues, research activities, and academic programs.
With a View to Fisheries http://www.fisheriesmanagement.co.uk/
About selected topics in freshwater fisheries management, including seine netting and its effects on fish, electrofishing, fish diseases, gill structure, and research on carp feeding habits.
World Fisheries Trust http://www.worldfish.org/
Works with professionals and communities to achieve sustainable management of economically important fish stocks.




Topics in Fisheries Science


Central New England Anadromous Fish Program http://www.fws.gov/r5cneafp/
Restoring salmon and other anadromous fish to the Merrimack River and other watersheds. (U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service)
Columbia Basin Research http://www.cbr.washington.edu/
Efforts at the University of Washington to investigate issues surrounding salmon biology in the Columbia and Snake River basins. CBR research has produced computer models which simulate and predict salmon migration and survival in the Columbia Basin and salmon harvest in the North Pacific.
Daily Fish Passage Report https://www.nwp.usace.army.mil/op/fishdata/
Current data on fish passing dams in the Columbia River system, northwestern U.S. Fish counts for Lower Granite begin March 1st. Counts for Bonneville begin March 15th. All others begin April 1st.
Dam-Reservoir Impact & Information Archive: DRIIA http://www.sandelman.ottawa.on.ca/dams/
Information on dams, water diversions, impoundments, and hydroelectric projects, their impacts, and related links.
Fish Passage Center http://www.fpc.org/
Current and historic data on salmon and steelhead in the Snake and Columbia river basins.
FishXing Software and Learning Systems for Fish Passage Through Culverts http://www.stream.fs.fed.us/fishxing
US Fish and Wildlife Service computer tools to assist in design and evaluation of culverts for fish passage. FAQ, downloads, bibliography of related technical papers, and other resources on the topic.
Individual-Based Fish Modeling at Humboldt State University http://weasel.cnrs.humboldt.edu/~simsys/
Modeling software, theory, and applications. Instream flow model for trout. Salmon out-migration survival simulator.
King County Salmon and Trout Topics http://dnr.metrokc.gov/topics/salmon/SALtopic.htm
Online information about salmon and trout in King County and the Puget Sound region, including news, conservation and monitoring efforts, and conservation volunteer opportunities.
Lost at Sea: What's Killing the Great Atlantic Salmon? http://www.smithsonianmag.si.edu/smithsonian/issues02/apr02/salmon.html
Smithsonian Magazine article about threats to the population of this fish.
Max Ledbetter http://www.thefishfinder.com/members/saltwater/ledbetter/
Competition and information among British Columbia salmon purse seiners: spatial analysis, past exploitation rates, comments.
Pacific Salmon Recovery: A Sampling of Viewpoints http://www.orednet.org/salmon
Review (with large collection of web links) of scientific, political, religious, and other views about Pacific salmon recovery for the Oregon Coast and Columbia River Basin; including views about dams, hatcheries, habitat, and fisheries.
Passive Integrated Transponder Information System http://www.ptagis.org/
The Passive Integrated Transponder (PIT) tag has been developed as a research and management tool for monitoring the movement of juvenile and adult salmonids in the Columbia River Basin.
Razorback Sucker and Colorado Squawfish Parasites-Disease http://www.gf.state.az.us/wildlife_conservation/research_razorback_sucker.html
Short report on an experimental study to determine the cause of the poor success of fish re-introductions in the Gila River.
Salmon Farming http://www.ems.org/salmon/salmon_farming.html
Environmental Media Services briefing for journalists on environmental issues involved in salmon aquaculture. Also has articles about other concerns related to this fish.
Seymour River Fish Hatchery and Education Centre http://www.seymoursalmon.com
Raising Salmon and trout for sustaining stocks in the Seymour River, British Columbia. An educational facility for teaching people the importance of fish, habitat and environment.
The Salmon Are Calling http://www.mojones.com/mother_jones/ND94/matsen.html
Essay about the decline of wild salmon populations.
The Whirling Disease Foundation. http://www.whirling-disease.org/
Information on the progress of whirling disease research. Whirling disease, caused by the microscopic parasite Myxobolus cerebralis, has severely damaged wild trout populations in some western U.S. fishing streams.
Washington Trout http://www.washingtontrout.org/
Nonprofit science-based organization working to protect and restore Washington State's wild fish (including salmon) and their habitats. Site describes current stream survey and restoration projects.
Watershed Watch Salmon Society http://www.watershed-watch.org/
Registered non-profit whose purpose is to conduct research, and educate the public about wild salmon and issues surrounding them. Information about fisheries and habitat management topics, particularly in Canada.
West Galloway Fisheries Trust http://www.wgft.org/
Manage Salmon fisheries in Scotland.
Whirling Disease Initiative http://water.montana.edu/mwc/programs/fisheries/whirling/default.htm
U.S. National Partnership on the Management of Wild and Native Cold Water Fisheries research and information on this trout infection caused by a parasite (Myxobolus cerebralis) with a two-host life cycle -- fish and worms.











Age of Aquariums http://www.aquahobby.com/e_home.php
Contains articles, descriptions of aquarium setups, species profiles, and a large photo gallery.
AquaLink http://www.aqualink.com/
Articles, bulletin boards, a trading board, and a diagnosis system for common diseases.
Aquaria Central http://www.aquariacentral.com/
Extensive source for aquarium information.
Aquaria Hobbyist http://www.aquariahobbyist.com/
Fora on many aquarium-related topics, archived forum threads, and user contributed articles and species profiles.
Aquarium Advice http://www.aquariumadvice.com/
Forums dedicated to a variety of topics.



Aquarium Fish Magazine http://www.aquariumfish.com/aquariumfish/home.aspx
Magazine with articles about a variety of aquarium topics.
Aquarium Information Source http://www.save1004.com/
Contains a collection of articles, species profiles, and pictures. Also offers a newsletter.
Aquarticles http://aquarticles.com/
Database of articles about aquarium management, fish keeping, breeding, aquatic plants, saltwater aquariums, koi, ponds, goldfish, cold water fish, fish humour and aquarium club affairs.
Aquatic Realm http://www.aquaticrealm.com/index.php?
Forums, articles, and a guide to local fish shops.
Aquatics Unlimited http://www.bestfish.com/articles.html
Articles and tips covering general and beginner issues, aquarium equipment, fish compatibility, maintenance including pests and parasites, saltwater, ponds, water chemistry, fish health, plants and a miscellaneous section.



AquaWeb Fish Resources http://aquaweb.pair.com/
News, photos, forums and a large link list.
Breeding Tropical Fish http://groups.msn.com/Breedingtropicalfish/
Information on the keeping and breeding of tropical and coldwater freshwater and marine fish including sections on basic icthyology, water chemistry, fish health, species profiles, a message board, and MSN group signup.
Creating a Tropical Aquarium http://www.angelfire.com/az3/tropicalaquarium/
This is a guide to creating a Tropical Aquarium, and includes advice on maintenance and disease, as well as a lot of pictures of different fish species.
eFishTank http://www.aquaserve.com/wetnet/default.asp
An online aquarium maintenance program to help aquarists monitor their aquariums. Graph water parameters, enter livestock and equipment info, receive email reminders.
Everything About Fish http://www.gpavlineris.com/
Offers a brief history and the basics of icthyology, solid advice for beginners, a listing of families, genera or species suitable for the home aquarium, and an article about large-scale aquaculture.



FINS - Fish Information Service http://fins.actwin.com/
Articles, photo galleries, links, FAQ, and species index for freshwater and reef aquaria.
Fish Enthusiast http://fishenthusiast.com/
Basic articles, forums, and some species profiles.
Fish Geeks http://www.Aquaria.info/
Offers a database with over 1,800 tropical and marine fish and plants, over 5,000 fish photos, chat room, and family friendly forums.
Fish Link Central http://www.fishlinkcentral.com/
Links directory to sites about fish.
Fish, Tanks and Ponds http://www.fishtanksandponds.net/index.htm
Covers tropical, coldwater, freshwater and marine fish and inverts. Contains a forum, photo album, chat room, and various articles aimed at hobbyists with any level of experience.



Information and Advice About Fish http://www.aquariumfish.net/pages/information.htm
How to care for fish and aquariums, with setup, care, and handling instructions.
Jim's Fishy Pages http://www.eco-quariums.demon.co.uk/
How-to articles on fishkeeping and aquascaping, aimed at beginner to intermediately experienced aquarists.
Kraken http://www.freenetpages.co.uk/hp/KRAKEN/
Miscellaneous articles, some reprinted from club periodicals, and website reviews.
LittleFishTank.com http://www.littlefishtank.com/
Contains bulletin boards and chat organized by topic, a few articles on keeping various fish and invertebrate species, FAQs, and product reviews.
MEL: Fish and Marine Life http://web.mel.org/viewtopic.jsp?id=1813&pathid=2354
Information on breeding, pet fish, care and feeding.



Myfishtank.net http://www.myfishtank.net/
Product reviews, species profiles, and a bulletin board.
Pandora's Aquarium http://www.fishpalace.org/
Information on freshwater and marine aquaria. Includes Basics, disease, plants, fish and invertebrate profiles, links and FAQ.
Pet Fish Talk http://www.petfishtalk.com/
Radio talk show covering all aspects of fishkeeping, includes archives of previous show topics. [Requires Windows Media Player].
Star dot Aquaria FAQ http://faq.thekrib.com/
FAQ assembled by posters on rec, alt, and net.aquaria.
The Bailey Fish http://members.tripod.com/~brianbailey/new_index.html
Beginner's guide including information on care as well as pictures and descriptions of the owner's tanks.



The Fishie Zoo http://fishiezoo.com/
A collection of articles, species profiles, and forums with information to help you care for many different species of fish. Also contains articles about general aquarium setup and upkeep.
The Krib http://www.thekrib.com/
Articles, and archived usenet postings. Features Aquaria FAQ, and the Aquatic Plants Digest archives.
Wet Web Media http://www.WetWebMedia.com/
Articles on aquarium and pond set-up and maintenance, fish and invertebrate care, breeding, natural history, and taxonomy, photos, and information on starting an aquarium-related business.



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