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Salmon on SJ River

Oct 09, 2019

Chinook Salmon Flocking to Revitalized San Joaquin River:  “A staggering number of Chinook salmon are returning to a California river that hasn’t sustained salmon for decades due to agricultural and urban demands, giving biologists hope that threatened fish are finally spawning in their native grounds without human help.  Officials working on a restoration program announced Tuesday that they have counted a record number of spring-run Chinook salmon fish nests (redds) so far this fall on a stretch of the San Joaquin River near Fresno. Program staff has discovered over 160 redds with several weeks to go, toppling the total of 40 recorded in 2018. … ”  Read more from the Courthouse News Service here: Chinook Salmon Flocking to Revitalized San Joaquin River