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Question 1: Salmon is also a source of ________, with a range of 23–214 mg/100g depending on the species.
CholesterolLow-density lipoproteinAtherosclerosisTrans fat

Question 2: Sweden has generated a protection program as part of its ________.
Conservation biologyBiodiversity Action PlanConvention on Biological DiversityOverpopulation

Question 3: Before the availability of ________, the Japanese did not consume raw salmon.
RefrigeratorRefrigerationVapor-compression refrigerationHeat pump

Question 4: Salmon farming is very big in Chile, Norway, Scotland, ________ and the Faroe Islands, and is the source for most salmon consumed in America and Europe.
United KingdomBarbadosUnited StatesCanada

Question 5: What does the following picture show?

  Henneguya salminicola, a myxozoan parasite commonly found in the flesh of salmonids on the West Coast of Canada. Coho salmon
  Artificially-incubated chum salmon
  Spawning sockeye salmon in Becharof Creek, Becharof Wilderness, Alaska

Question 6: ________ has it that the fish return to the exact spot where they were born to spawn; tracking studies have shown this to be true but the nature of how this memory works has long been debated.

Question 7: ________ are archetypal ecosystem engineers; in the process of clearcutting and damming, beavers alter their ecosystem extensively.
German languageEuropean BeaverNorth American BeaverBeaver

Question 8: In ________, the crossing-over to other streams allows salmon to populate new streams, such as those that emerge as a glacier retreats.
AlaskaNorthwestern United StatesUnited StatesWashington

Question 9: Typically, salmon are anadromous: they are born in ________, migrate to the ocean, then return to fresh water to reproduce.
FreshwaterEarthLakeWater resources

Question 10:
Salmon, Catfish and Shark are all:
Salmonidae Alaskan cuisine Commercial fish Oily fish

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