Racing to Save Coho
Photo Credit: JC Delgadillo, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers San Francisco District
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Fisheries Biologist Ben White hands a net filled with coho salmon to an assistant who will race down the banks of Salmon Creek to deposit the fish into the water. A series of natural and human-induced factors have contributed to decline in the coho population in the Russian River and recovery efforts included a captive broodstock program with eventual release into the wild.
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