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Salmon migration affeted by drought

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Current Event April 1, 2014

Salmon Migration Affected by Drought

The severe drought in California has affected the usual salmon migration. Typically the fish swim 270 miles from fresh water in Northern California to the Pacific Ocean. But because of low water levels, California hatcheries are ensuring their migration by transporting them in climate-controlled trucks to the ocean.

Life Science Earth and Space Science Environment

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AIR DATE: 03/26/2014

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