Salmon circle near water Salmon Bay at the Ballard Locks in Seattle. A federal research survey this summer turned up among the lowest numbers of juvenile salmon in 20 years, suggesting that many fish did not survive their first months at sea.
Salmon circle near water Salmon Bay at the Ballard Locks in Seattle. A federal research survey this summer turned up among the lowest numbers of juvenile salmon in 20 years, suggesting that many fish did not survive their first months at sea. Elaine Thompson AP
Salmon circle near water Salmon Bay at the Ballard Locks in Seattle. A federal research survey this summer turned up among the lowest numbers of juvenile salmon in 20 years, suggesting that many fish did not survive their first months at sea. Elaine Thompson AP

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