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Salmon population in the Sacramento River nearly wiped out by warm water

Salmon population in the Sacramento River nearly wiped out by warm water

Austin Herbaugh

September 12, 2015


Filed under News

The water in the Sacramento River was noticeably cooler this past Labor Day weekend. Even though it was only a few degrees colder than last year, it can mean life or death for the salmon population.Last year, nearly 95 percent of the Chinook salmon in the Sacramento River died because the water got too warm acc...

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