200,000 trout die at American River Hatchery

More than 200,000 rainbow trout suffocated in a matter of minutes Tuesday at the American River Hatchery near Rancho Cordova due to an unexpected release of gunk from Folsom Dam that clogged water intakes.

LINK (via:The Sacremento Bee)

A shame that high tech hatchery filtration system you see in the embedded video was not designed to deal with gunk coming into the hatchery.


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