Report Shows Atlantic Salmon Stocks Need Additional Protection

Atlantic Salmon

"A biological report released jointly by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the National Marine Fisheries Service confirms that wild Atlantic salmon are in danger of extinction despite considerable efforts to ensure their survival...." [more in the October 8, 1999 News Release.]

Also, the proposed rule "Endangered and Threatened Species; Proposed Endangered Status for a Distinct Population Segment of Anadromous Atlantic Salmon (Salmo salar) in the Gulf of Maine" was published in the Federal Register on November 17, 1999.

Status Review

See also the Atlantic Salmon Information from the National Marine Fisheries Service.