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Atlantic Salmon
Species Facts

Science Name: Salmo salar
Other Names: They are called salmon, Ouananiche, or Sebago when landlocked
Ideal Temp: 50 to 60
World Record: 79 lbs. 2 ounces, Maine
Environment: coastal, stream
Techniques: fly
Range: Northeastern North America

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[email protected] | Posted: January 2, 2006

Posession of atlantic salmon is illegal in most of new england rivers in the USA unless landlocked or stocked.

They are a protected species.