Salmon Sizzling in Alaska; Early Prices
This is Alaska Fish Radio. I’m Laine Welch -- Salmon prices are trickling in – and hot water is taking a toll on the fish.
High water temperatures are stalling runs and killing fish in several Alaska regions.
Managers say weeks of record hot and dry weather have pushed water temps to the mid 70s in Prince William Sound and have disrupted normal migration behavior and slowed down the salmon runs.
At Norton Sound, huge numbers of pre-spawned pinks were reported dead in many river systems and...
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