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A child’s toy aids salmon growth

UNITED STATES | Tuesday, September 26, 2017
Fisheries crews at McNenny State Fish Hatchery may have found a cheap and simple tool to significantly increase the size of the fish they raise: A child's toy.

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Alaska’s salmon industry deems global competition as beneficial
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