These three juvenile coho were caught at sea in June 2015. The top fish is normal-sized, the lower two are malnourished. Scientists say abnormally warm coastal waters, which reduce food supplies, are the most likely suspect in the poor showing of returning coho.
These three juvenile coho were caught at sea in June 2015. The top fish is normal-sized, the lower two are malnourished. Scientists say abnormally warm coastal waters, which reduce food supplies, are the most likely suspect in the poor showing of returning coho. NOAA Fisheries Courtesy to The Bellingham Herald
These three juvenile coho were caught at sea in June 2015. The top fish is normal-sized, the lower two are malnourished. Scientists say abnormally warm coastal waters, which reduce food supplies, are the most likely suspect in the poor showing of returning coho. NOAA Fisheries Courtesy to The Bellingham Herald

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