Army Corps investigates 30 steelhead found dead near an Idaho dam

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The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is continuing its investigation into the deaths of around 30 steelhead trout near Idaho’s Dworshak Dam on the North Fork of the Clearwater River.

Anglers first noticed dead and injured fish near the dam and alerted biologists with Idaho Fish and Game, who went to assess the situation on Dec. 23. Idaho Fish and Game then alerted the Army Corps.

Dead and injured steelhead were found in the tailrace of the dam, the channel of water moving downstream of a dam.

LINK  (via: OPB)

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