Escaped Atlantic salmon are being caught 40 miles up the Skagit River

Photo: Peter Whyte, CSIRO

More than three months after being released during the collapse of a Cooke Aquaculture fish farm near Cypress Island, Atlantic salmon are being caught about 40 miles up the Skagit River.

Cooke spokeswoman Nell Halse said the company isn’t entirely sure the fish the tribe is catching are Atlantic salmon from its collapsed farm.

LINK (via: The Bellingham Herald)

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