McCovey Jr., Barry Wayne
January 2003
News from Native California;Winter2002/2003, Vol. 16 Issue 2, p4
Discusses the fish kill in the Klamath River system in California. Cause of the fish kills in the river; Amount of estimated fish kills in the Klamath River system; Information on the native salmon species in the river.


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