Ted Williams's Blog Archive January, 2012

Economic Value of Wild Atlantic Salmon

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Atlantic Salmon Federation News Monday, January 9, 2012
Milestone Report Confirms High Value and Esteem for Wild Atlantic Salmon

St. Andrews... Gardner Pinfold Consulting Economists Ltd. of Halifax concludes that wild Atlantic salmon were worth $255 million and supported 3,872 full time equivalent (FTE) jobs in eastern Canada in 2010. The firm's study confirms that Canadians hold a special place in their hearts, and pocketbooks, for restoration of this iconic species.