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OUTDOORS Morris News Service Alaska Editor's note: This is the ninth in the Morris Communications series, "The case for conserving the Kenai king salmon."

A king without its crown: Examining the forces and factors contributing to the decline of alaska's king salmon

Fisherman work the waters near Juneau, Alaska for king salmon in June of 2013. Scientists studying the Chinook salmon stocks in Alaska have said they believe some factors contributing to the overall decline could be tied to increased mortality caused by catch-and-release encounters, as well as the prolific use of downriggers.
Michael Penn | For The Capital City Weekly
Fisherman work the waters near Juneau, Alaska for king salmon in June of 2013. Scientists studying the Chinook salmon stocks in Alaska have said they believe some factors contributing to the overall decline could be tied to increased mortality caused by catch-and-release encounters, as well as the prolific use of downriggers.
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