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Saturday, November 17, 2012

Artificial life support keeps sockeye from extinction

Six sockeye in the back of this truck were captured just before reaching Redfish Lake and trucked two and a half hours to a hatchery outside Boise for workup. It has taken an artificial life support system managed by federal, state and tribal agencies in three states to keep sockeye from going extinct.

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