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June 16, 2008

Alaska salmon may bear scars of global warming

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Anyone who has ever kept a fish tank knows that Ich is a disease that afflicts tropical fish, now it is appearing in Alaska salmon.

It has been a rare success story among exploited fisheries, but locals say much of the Yukon River population is peppered with 'white spot disease,' or Ich. A species crash could be disastrous.  VIA: The LA Times  LINK

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