Fish and Aquatic Life

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Economic Impact of Tourism in Coos & Curry Counties

Highlights of the economic impact of tourism on Coos and Curry counties.

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A view from above and below: Hatchery chinook salmon are self-sorting in tanks

Feb 7, 2018
Hatchery-raised chinook salmon sort themselves into surface- and bottom-oriented groups in their rearing tanks. This behavior might be due in part to the fish’s genes, according to an OSU study.

By Chris Branam

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UBO? What is this unidentified beach object?

I found this on the beach near Florence. Could you help me identify it? It measures about 24 inches by 18 inches. 

By Catherine McBride