Genetic study of sockeye salmon in B.C. [Skeena] river suggests 75% decline since 1913

"A new study that suggests sockeye returns have dropped by three-quarters in the Skeena River over the last century should serve as a "wake-up call" for B.C., the lead researcher says....It pushes estimates of sockeye abundance all the way back to 1913 — previously used data only began in the 1960s — suggesting a much more dramatic decline." Read the full article here.

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