Farmed salmon a greater danger to wild stocks than believed

steelhead salmon

Stealhead salmon en route to their spawning grounds. (Photo: John McMillan)

ScienceDaily – Steelhead trout that are originally bred in hatcheries are so genetically impaired that, even if they survive and reproduce in the wild, their offspring will also be significantly less successful at reproducing, according to a new study. Full story

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