Westland

Chinook in Decline

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Largest but least abundant of our five salmon is Chinook (spring) salmon.  It is highly prized by sport, Native and commercial fishers and the biggest cause of its decline is over-fishing.  A fisheries scientist from Department of Fisheries and Oceans (Canada) talks about the behavior, biology and decline of this large salmon.

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