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UM study: Lake Huron salmon unlikely to bounce back

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Lake Huron's Chinook salmon population has declined dramatically in recent years.

A new report from University of Michigan scientists says the Chinook salmon population in Lake Huron is unlikely to bounce back from its decade long decline. We talk to University of Michigan researcher Sara Adlerstein-Gonzalez about what’s behind the decline.

A new study from the University of Michigan found that the fish are unlikely to bounce back, and researchers say that isn’t necessarily a bad thing.

We talk with Sara Adlerstein Gonzalez, a research scientist at the University of Michigan and co-author of the study.

This segment is supported by Michigan State University's Knight Center for Environmental Journalism. More news about the Great Lakes environment can be found at GreatLakesEcho.org and on Current State every Tuesday as part of our partnership.

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