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Juvenile salmon in seine. Photo courtesy: Long Live the Kings https://lltk.org/
Juvenile salmon in seine. Photo courtesy: Long Live the Kings https://lltk.org/

Size means survival for young salmon

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We’ve published part 2 of Christopher Dunagan’s series on the Salish Sea Marine Survival Project. Getting bigger faster can help save juvenile Chinook salmon from a gauntlet of hungry predators ranging from birds and marine mammals to larger fish. We take a look at what helps salmon grow and prepare for life in the open ocean.

Read the story in Salish Sea Currents.