Dan O’Neill

What’s become of the Yukon kings?

Editor’s note: This is the fourth in the Morris Communications series, “The case for conserving Kenai king salmon.”

 

The Yukon River draws into its mouth the largest migration of chinook, chum, and coho salmon stocks in the world. For the chinook, or kings, the river offers passage from the Bering Sea to spawning streams across Alaska and Yukon Territory all the way to British Columbia. The iconic fish run is one of the longest freshwater fish migrations on earth.

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