Tag Archive: salmon

Sep 03

Alewife Lessons

Alewife are a glimpse into one possible invasivore future, and the taste is bitter-sweet.

May 04

Omega-3 Fatty Acids: How do edible invaders compare?

Percent Global Aquaculture Production

The NY times shows farmed tilapia isn’t as chock-a-block full of heart-healthy omega-3 fatty acids as, well, pretty much all other types of fish. What about other edible invasive fish?

Mar 29

Recipe: Spicy Salmon Tacos


These spicy tacos are sure to be a treat at your next invasivore fiesta! Ingredients (Makes 6-8 tacos) 1.5 tbsp garlic salt 1.5 tbsp ground cumin 1.5 tbsp chili powder 3 tbsp olive oil 1 small yellow onion, chopped 1 lb wild-caught salmon fillets, skinned and cut into 1″ cubes 1 can (11oz) Green Giant …

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Mar 23

Multi-Species Profile: Atlantic and Pacific Salmon

Look closely to see hundreds of pink salmon in Maybeso Creek, Alaska.  Photo Credit: Peter Levi

Notre Dame graduate student Peter Levi takes a break from his research on Pacific salmon to tell us about their impacts as well as the impacts of their Atlantic brethren.   Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar) are a popular dinner item from coast-to-coast.  But the number of these fish in the Pacific Ocean may soon outnumber …

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Mar 21

Salmon: Pacific, Atlantic, and Introduced, oh my!


By far one of the most popular fish consumed worldwide, salmon have been introduced around the world, occasionally reaching invasive status. But not all salmon are created equal.   Below, guest contributor Peter Levi discusses options for sustainable salmon consumption. Peter is a PhD student at the University of Notre Dame whose research focuses on the …

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