Skip to main content
U.S. flag

An official website of the United States government

Methods for developing new stocks of Atlantic salmon

September 15, 2015

The productivity of many streams in NewEngland for Atlantic salmon is being restored through abatement of water pollution and removal of barriers to migrating fish. As a result, interest is increasing in reestablishment of natural spawning runs of Atlantic salmon in some of these streams. I describe methods intended to help develop and maintain "new" stocks of these fish.