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UMass Amherst- Fish Scales From Norway Yield Clues to Ocean Fate of Atlantic Salmon, Says Researcher

Since 1983, sports fishermen from the Drammen River in Norway have been saving the scales of Atlantic salmon, caught as they return from years at sea to spawn in fresh water. A team of researchers including Jennifer McCarthy of the University of Massachusetts Amherst is using these scales to solve the mystery of why most of these endangered fish never survive their ocean stay. More... 

5/28/08