Posts tagged: salmon hatcheries
FISHERIES — Recent reports from a new fisheries study goes against the grain of previous science by suggesting there's no harm in hatchery salmon spawning with wild salmon — at least not the first time.
FISHING — Scientists are rewriting some of their findings regarding the competition in native streams between wild and htchery salmon. See the report from the Oregonian:
A long-term study of summer chinook in Idaho's Johnson Creek found that the interbreeding of hatchery salmon with wild salmon had no ill effects, thus supporting “hatchery supplementation” of salmon populations done by tribes in the Northwest for years.