2019 is looking like a bad year for returning salmon

Dr. Rasmus Lauridsen shows us 2019's first returning tagged salmon and explains why previous years allow us to predict that 2019 will not be a good one. This work is part funded by the EU’s Interreg VA Channel Programme through the SAMARCH project.


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