Some of the 54,000 juvenile spring-run Chinook salmon get acclimated to their temporary home in pens in the San Joaquin River below Friant Dam last February. Because the river has barriers, such as dams and dry stretches, the pens were moved downstream to the confluence of the Merced River for release and migration to the ocean.
Some of the 54,000 juvenile spring-run Chinook salmon get acclimated to their temporary home in pens in the San Joaquin River below Friant Dam last February. Because the river has barriers, such as dams and dry stretches, the pens were moved downstream to the confluence of the Merced River for release and migration to the ocean. JOHN WALKER FRESNO BEE FILE PHOTO
Some of the 54,000 juvenile spring-run Chinook salmon get acclimated to their temporary home in pens in the San Joaquin River below Friant Dam last February. Because the river has barriers, such as dams and dry stretches, the pens were moved downstream to the confluence of the Merced River for release and migration to the ocean. JOHN WALKER FRESNO BEE FILE PHOTO