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The Mysis Crisis (In Okanagan Lake)

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In the 1960's, fresh water shrimp (mysis) were planted in Okanagan Lake and there are now millions of them. The shrimp are taking up available nutrients and fish populations have crashed. Is there a way to save this once-great fishery?

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