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February 24, 2008

Bering Sea pollock fishery accidentally takes 130,000 prize chinook

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DNA analysis shows about 20 per cent of the chinook caught up in the football field-sized nets were bound for the Yukon River, which runs through both Alaska and Yukon Territory.

Another 40 per cent of those salmon were destined for rivers in British Columbia and the U.S. Pacific Northwest.

Via: The Canadian Press LINK

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