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Leave it to salmon to leave no stone unturned
... dames of the salmon world, the female chinook ?or king
?salmon. The largest females are more than a yard long and tip the scales at 45 pounds or more. The biggest nests are nearly a foot and a half deep and extend up to 17 square yards –about the size of two parking-lot stalls. The rims around these crat...
Overfishing may drive endangered seabird to rely upon lower quality food
...ess than in Monterey Bay, where sardines once were king
and Cannery Row formerly stood?" The researchers decided to embark on this study when they noticed that the population of 600 marbled murrelets they were studying in central California had very low levels of reproductive success. "You'd expect bird...