Warming springtime waters will mean more salmon in the Arctic, research shows – CBC

by ahnationtalk on June 10, 20248 Views

Jun 10, 2024

‘In the last 20 years or so, they’re catching more and more salmon in more places’

Pacific salmon are taking advantage of warming waters to venture further and further north, into Arctic regions where they previously weren’t accustomed to living.

That’s according to a new study from researchers at the University of Alaska in collaboration with Indigenous fishers.

The presence of salmon in Western Arctic communities has been known for more than 20 years, but it’s becoming more common.

Read More: https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/north/warming-spring-waters-more-salmon-in-arctic-1.7230186

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