TITLE

Reduce, reuse, re... steelhead?

AUTHOR(S)
Neely, Nick
PUB. DATE
April 2010
SOURCE
High Country News;4/26/2010, Vol. 42 Issue 7, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the fish-recycling programs by the Department of Fish and Wildlife in Oregon for the management, breeding and preservation of the trout, steelhead. It notes the 2,500 artificially bred steelhead at the Nehalem River Hatchery which has been prepared to spawn in the winter of 2010. Moreover, a concern among the locals have given some worries to the wild as recycling steelhead would dilute the genes of the native ones since hatchery bred steelheads are genetically inferior.
ACCESSION #
50501503

 

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