The Great American Hatchery Road Trip - Nashua Infographic

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The Great American Hatchery Road Trip - Nashua Infographic

Since 1898, Nashua has been raising trout species to support recreational fishing. Other hatchery programs support species

restoration, including the endangered Maine Atlantic salmon, at-risk species like the round whitefish, and American shad to

the Merrimack river and the coastal rivers of New Hampshire.

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Brook trout fry waiting to be measured
The Nashua National Fish Hatchery is one of the oldest national fish hatcheries still operating today, established in 1898. Programs at the hatchery support Atlantic salmon, landlocked salmon, American shad and other aquatic species restoration efforts in many New England waterbodies.
Juvenile Northern Pike in aquarium at Gavins Point National Fish Hatchery, South Dakota
The Fish and Aquatic Conservation program leads aquatic conservation efforts for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. We are committed to tackling the nation’s highest priority aquatic conservation and recreational challenges to conserve, restore, and enhance fisheries for future generations.
150 Years. National Fish Hatchery System.” in front of glossy orange eggs against a white background.
The National Fish Hatchery System works to support healthy, self-sustaining populations of fish and other aquatic species across the country. Every year we raise and stock over 100 million fish to support the recovery and restoration of imperiled species, recreational fishing, and Tribal...
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Fish hatcheries
Fisheries management
Freshwater fish