Conservation groups and scientists are sounding the alarm on the long-term consequences of high-volume hatcheries. Because the genes of fish change rapidly to suit their … The post Scientists worry B.C. hatchery fish threatening endangered wild chinook appeared first on Moldy Chum.
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A new report is out on the health of B.C.’s southern Chinook salmon population, and the findings are grim. The report says four populations are … The post Large-scale fish hatcheries hurting Chinook salmon populations appeared first on Moldy Chum.
How’s does that old saying go? The definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results. A state policy … The post Controversy over proposed policy revisions for Washington salmon hatcheries appeared first on Moldy Chum.
The debate over wild vs hatchery fish is like global climate change. Despite the preponderance of evidence that hatchery fish degrade wild runs, there are … The post Releasing Captive-Bred Salmon Into the Wild Has Negative Consequences appeared first on Moldy Chum.
Several California Department of Fish and Wildlife fish hatchery facilities in the eastern Sierra and Southern California are battling a bacterial outbreak that has the … The post Bacterial Outbreak at CDFW Hatcheries appeared first on Moldy Chum.