Hatchery Conditions Linked to Lower Steelhead Survival

There are over 200 hatcheries across WA, OR, ID, and CA, and their inferior fish share their inferior genes with wild stocks.

Alterations in the epigenetic programming of hatchery-raised steelhead trout could account for their reduced fertility, abnormal health, and lower survival rates compared to wild fish, according to a new Washington State University study.

LINK (via: Washington State University)

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