Feds inch toward listing California, Oregon Spring Chinook salmon as threatened

Photo: US Fish and Wildlife Service

The Biden administration will consider adding spring-run Chinook salmon in Oregon and Northern California to the endangered or threatened species lists.

“Based on the information provided by the petitioners, as well as information readily available in our files, we find that hatcheries and climate change may be posing threats to the continued existence of SONCC Chinook salmon,” the notice from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, part of the Department of Commerce, said.

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