Pink Salmon Dramatically Impacting Food Web

Pink salmon abundance causes “trophic cascade” that could negatively impact other species
In a study published in Fisheries Oceanography, Sonia Dawn Batten, Greg Ruggerone and JISAO’s Ivonne Ortiz looked at 15 years of data on pink salmon abundance, as well as the abundance of zooplankton (tiny aquatic animals) and the phytoplankton on which they feed. 

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