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New Research: Hatchery Salmon Posing Problems For Wild Stocks

Ashley Ahearn
05/14/2012

In the early part of the 20th century, when many Northwestern rivers were dammed, fish hatcheries provided a way to keep salmon in rivers. But now, an estimated five billion hatchery fish are released into the Pacific every year. A collection of research released today highlights possible concerns about how all those hatchery fish might be impacting wild stocks. KUOW's Ashley Ahearn reports.

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