Hatcheries and Wild Salmon: Results From Nearly 30 Years of Study
- May 10, 2016
- John Harrison
Scientists who study the northern Pacific Ocean are finding some disturbing, if not alarming trends: the ocean has been warming for several years; salmon sampled in 2015 from Alaska to California were smaller than normal; warmer water affects the types
Columbia River salmon runs should top 2 million fish again in 2015, continuing a trend of record or near-record runs over last decade compared to runs in the 1990s, fish managers reported to the Council this month.
2014 was a record year for salmon in the Columbia River.
The Spokane-based Upper Columbia United Tribes organization (UCUT) is seeking comments on its draft work plan to study the feasibility of reintroducing salmon and steelhead to areas of the upper Columbia River in the United States that are blocked to