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Fish Genetics

OPB | Feb. 1, 1992 7:30 p.m.

Gill net fishermen in the Columbia River catch chinook salmon headed for number of tributaries. Some of these stocks are far more depleted than others. Now scientists can use genetic testing to determine the tributary of origin for fish caught in the Columbia.

First Broadcast: 1992
Producer: Jim Newman

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