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Down the Columbia

Daniel B. Botkin

in Our Natural History

Published in print April 2004 | ISBN: 9780195168297
Published online September 2007 | e-ISBN: 9780199790050 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195168297.003.0009
 Down the Columbia

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This chapter focuses on the decline in fish populations, including Peruvian anchovies and salmon. Topics covered include Lewis' first taste of Pacific salmon, sockeye and chinook salmon populations in the Snake River, the complicated lives of salmon, and the global significance of conserving salmon in the Pacific Northwest.

Keywords: Lewis; Clark; expedition; anchovies; salmon; trout; Snake River

Chapter.  11100 words. 

Subjects: Biodiversity and Conservation Biology

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