Non-native fish are main consumers of salmon in reservoirs

Might be time to change that pike minnow bounty to a walleye bounty.

When warm water fish species like bass, walleye, and crappie that are not native to the Pacific Northwest, but prized by some anglers, overlap with baby spring chinook salmon in reservoirs in Oregon’s Willamette River they consume more baby salmon than native fish per individual, new research found.

LINK (via Science Daily)

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