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Milestone in wild salmon recovery project

Efforts to restore the population of wild Atlantic salmon in the Inner Bay of Fundy between Nova and New Brunswick has reached a milestone as wild-hatched offspring are leaving their home rivers for the first time and migrating to the Bay of Fundy to feed.


June 12, 2018
By Liza Mayer
The wild-hatched salmon were raised to maturity in a Cooke Aquaculture conservation farm

The parents of the young salmon were collected from the wild as juveniles and raised to maturity in a Cooke Aquaculture conservation farm on Grand Manan Island.

The Fundy Salmon Recovery Project is a collaboration between industry, academia, provincial and federal governments and First Nations.