Squaxin Island Tribe's Natural Resources

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Entries from February 2016

Even more bad news coming for South Puget Sound salmon returns

February 16th, 2016 by Joseph Peters · Comments Off on Even more bad news coming for South Puget Sound salmon returns

This year’s forecasts for coho coming back to the deep South Sound show the lasting impact of poor marine survival caused by the recent Pacific Blob, a large area of warm ocean water. For example, this coming year, only 1,800 coho that originated from the Squaxin Island Tribal net pens program are expected to return. […]

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Tags: netpens · Salmon