California Rescues Young Chinook During Drought; Releases Into Klamath River
Thanks to some quick planning, young fall run Chinook have a chance to survive and return to the river. Those returns could help fishermen and tribes depending on those fish for their livelihoods and sustenance.
The California Department of Fish and Wildlife began releasing juvenile fall-run Chinook salmon into the Klamath River recently now that river conditions have improved with cooler temperatures and increased flows that give the young salmon their best chance at survival and reaching the Pacific Ocean.
More than 2 million baby Chinook hatched in early...
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