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As kings suffer across Southeast, Chilkat Chinook candidate for “stock of concern”

Chilkat River, Alaska, United States

For more than five years, Southeast’s iconic king salmon have been returning in fewer and fewer numbers. Managers with the Alaska Department of Fish and Game are recommending Chilkat, Unuk and King Salmon River Chinooks become official “stocks of concern.” Listen now

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King salmon mouth with black gum line