Monitoring coho salmon

by on January 12, 2012

 
 
 

 

 

Coho salmon once numbered in the tens of thousands but estimates now put them at fewer than 500. Dry weather this winter has been especially hard on the salmon, which are stuck in risky areas during their spawning because they can’t reach further upstream. Fishery Biologist Mike Reichmuth and Intern Ben Atencio discuss endangered coho salmon and how they are monitored in the Bay Area National Parks.

 

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