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Bigger Atlantic Salmon Runs?

January 11, 2005 By: Marshall Cutchin

This article in National Geographic contradicts much of the anecdotal evidence we’ve heard about the 2004 Atantic salmon runs, at least in North America. Author James Owen says that though “commercial fishing, reduced food availability at sea, degraded river habitats, and ecological problems linked to salmon farming” may well be to blame for population decreases, there’s been clear improvement in the reduction of commercial netting. On NationalGeographic.com.