Silver salmon

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Last seen on: LA Times Crossword 19 Nov 18, Monday


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Pre-spawn mortality is a phenomenon where adult coho salmon, Oncorhynchus kisutch, die before spawning when returning to freshwater streams to spawn.[1][2] This occurrence has been observed in much of the Puget Sound region of the Pacific Northwest.[3] During fall migration, salmonids (trout and salmon) pass through urban watersheds which are contaminated with stormwater runoff.[2] As the coho salmon pass through these waters, many will show symptoms of lethargy, loss of equilibrium and disorientation, and die within a few hours of showing these symptoms.[2][3] These symptoms and behaviors are prevalent after rain events.[3] Mortality often occurs before salmon have the opportunity to spawn, which is determined by cutting open female carcasses and observing for unfertilized eggs.[3] Rates of pre-spawn mortality could impact the local salmon populations.[2] Based on model projections, if rates continue, populations of coho salmon could become extinct within the next few decades.[2]

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