Unraveling the Mysteries of Salmon Survival
February 19, 2019 —
An international team of scientists is braving the cold, rough waters of the Gulf of Alaska aboard a Russian research vessel on a mission to collect data about some of the biggest mysteries of Pacific salmon: Where do they go at sea? What do they eat when they're out there? And what determines whether they live or die? The data should help the team provide more accurate forecasts of salmon returns to west coast rivers.