Early-arriving endangered Chinook salmon take the brunt of sea lion predation

A sea lion devours a salmon. Credit: LE Baskow The Columbia River is home to one of the West Coast’s most important Chinook salmon runs. Through late spring and early summer, mature fish return from the sea and begin their arduous journey upriver to spawn. In recent years, these fish have faced an additional challenge: […]

Early-arriving endangered Chinook salmon take the brunt of sea lion predation

IMAGE: A sea lion devours a salmon. view more  Credit: LE Baskow The Columbia River is home to one of the West Coast’s most important Chinook salmon runs. Through late spring and early summer, mature fish return from the sea and begin their arduous journey upriver to spawn. In recent years, these fish have faced an […]