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From Our Files - November 15, 2023 Edition

Nov. 15, 1973

Survival rates of salmon runs have a pronounced effect on Oregon's development. Since 1966, Oregon State Fish Commission's Paul Ingram, area management biologist, has been researching the most practical approach to raising salmon in the wild. Economically, the cost of feeding is taken into consideration, but when young fry are planted in the wild, only 25% survive. The survival rate of returns of salmon was higher than hatchery-raised fish, which Ingram attributed to maturation in the wild and less handling by men.

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