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Canadian fisheries staff move fish across blockage in Stikine tributary

 

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The naturally occurring landslide in the Tahltan River occurred in early May. This is an image of the river taken by Fisheries and Oceans Canada staff in mid-June.

Canadian officials are airlifting Chinook and sockeye salmon over a landslide that caused a barrier to salmon passage in the Tahltan River, a tributary of the Stikine.

Steve Gotch, Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO) director for the Yukon and Nort...



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