New NOAA Report Identifies West Coast Salmon That Are Vulnerable to Climate Change
NOAA Fisheries published a new report this week in PLOS ONE titled "Climate vulnerability assessment for Pacific salmon and steelhead in the California Current Large Marine Ecosystem." The report, the second in a series of planned NOAA Fisheries' vulnerability assessments, "focuses on the 33 threatened and endangered Pacific salmon and steelhead population groups of greatest concern."
According too the authors, certain salmon are highly vulnerable to the changing climate and ocean conditions. Chinook, coho and sockeye salmon population groups are the most vulnerable, while...
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