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Environmental group says genetically inferior fish wreak havoc on wild salmon

Watershed Watch Salmon Society says human intervention in managing fish puts wild salmon at risk

Watershed Watch Salmon Society says human intervention in managing fish puts wild salmon at risk

Watershed Watch says hatcheries create genetically inferior salmon and put natural salmon at risk (CBC)

We've heard the warnings about a low number of sockeye salmon returning to spawn in B.C. rivers this year.
    
But would you believe that salmonnumbers are high in the ocean?

That's according to the BC Environmental group Watershed Watch Salmon Society.

It says the high number of ocean salmon has been boosted by salmon released from hatcheries particularly hatcheries in Alaska and Japan, and they say that's a problem.

Aaron Hill is the Executive Director of Watershed Watch.

To listen to the full interview, click on the link: Environmental group says genetically inferior fish wreak havoc on wild salmon.

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