Puget Sound salmon dying young

Puget Sound salmon dying young

 

Juvenile Chinook salmon in creek. Credit: Roger Tabor, USFWS. (CC BY 2.0)
Juvenile Chinook salmon in creek. Credit: Roger Tabor, USFWS. (CC BY 2.0)

Scientists say Puget Sound’s salmon are dying young and point to low growth rates in the marine environment as a possible cause. A new article in the Salish Sea Currents series examines threats facing young salmon in the open waters of Puget Sound.
Read the article by Megsie Siple. 

Puget Sound salmon dying young

Puget Sound salmon dying young

 

Juvenile Chinook salmon in creek. Credit: Roger Tabor, USFWS. (CC BY 2.0)
Juvenile Chinook salmon in creek. Credit: Roger Tabor, USFWS. (CC BY 2.0)

Scientists say Puget Sound’s salmon are dying young and point to low growth rates in the marine environment as a possible cause. A new article in the Salish Sea Currents series examines threats facing young salmon in the open waters of Puget Sound.
Read the article by Megsie Siple.