Fish thrives in freshwater and seawater: Atlantic salmon
Salmon can spend part of their lives in freshwater and part in seawater due to adaptive changes in their physiology.
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Salmo salar Linnaeus, 1758
[Atlantic salmon, Bay salmon, Black salmon, Breeder, Caplin-scull salmon, Common Atlantic salmon, Fiddler, Grayling, Grilse, Grilt, Kelt, Kippered salmon, Landlocked salmon, N. Atlantic salmon, Ouananiche, Ouinanish, Outside salmon, Parr, Salmon peel, Sea]
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern
Habitat(s): Marine Coastal/Supratidal, Marine Neritic, Marine Oceanic, Wetlands
Some organism data provided by: FishBase
Organism/taxonomy data provided by:
Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: 2008 Annual Checklist
Application Ideas: Bioremediation technologies that function in both marine and freshwater environments.
Industrial Sector(s) interested in this strategy: Coastal remediation