Hood Canal a Dead Zone?

The Puget Sound commercial salmon run is just starting up this week.  The season is expected to be good, with chum prices in the 1.00 range.  However, this news puts a damper on the situation.

But few Salmon, Trout and Steelhead have shown up among the dead. Palsson says thats still a bit of a mystery.”Well see Chum Salmon coming in later in the fall right at the surface, so they may be benefiting from the last layer of good water,” said Palsson.

via Whats causing the big fish kills in Hood Canal? | KING5.com | Seattle Area Local News.

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