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Forks Creek hatchery study

A study published in the Journal Evolutionary Applications supports claims that segregated hatcheries do in fact have an impact on the gene pool of wild populations, as discovered in wild steelhead populations from Forks Creek, a tributary to the Willapa River in Washington.

Author: Kerry A. Naish, Lorenz Hauser, Thomas Quinn, Todd Seamons

Date: March 12, 2012


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