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Salmon population continues to decline

Salmon population continues to decline

December 14, 2015


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The salmon population has continued to decline in the Sacramento River because of depleting water levels and increasing temperatures. This is after nearly 95 percent of the Winter Run Chinook salmon died in 2014 due to the drought. “This year they’re estimating that 25 percent less fish than last yea...

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