Salmon Frenzy in Western Arctic Reaches Historic High
The salmon frenzy that started in the western Arctic earlier this year has gone on to reach a historic high.
Fisheries and Oceans Canada has been studying Arctic salmon populations since 2000, and collects samples every year as part of the Arctic Salmon Project. This year, 2,400 salmon were submitted to the department.
Last year, less than 100 salmon were collected from western Arctic waters.
Karen Dunmall, a biologist with Fisheries and Oceans Canada, said they got more salmon from harvesters in the western Arctic and...
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