Some of the more than 54,000 juvenile spring-run Chinook salmon get acclimated to their new temporary home in pens in the San Joaquin River below Friant Dam, where they were placed Wednesday. Biologists placed the salmon into the river in hopes of having them return to spawn in a few years.
Some of the more than 54,000 juvenile spring-run Chinook salmon get acclimated to their new temporary home in pens in the San Joaquin River below Friant Dam, where they were placed Wednesday. Biologists placed the salmon into the river in hopes of having them return to spawn in a few years. John Walker The Fresno Bee
Some of the more than 54,000 juvenile spring-run Chinook salmon get acclimated to their new temporary home in pens in the San Joaquin River below Friant Dam, where they were placed Wednesday. Biologists placed the salmon into the river in hopes of having them return to spawn in a few years. John Walker The Fresno Bee

Young salmon readied for release into San Joaquin River

February 20, 2015 10:56 PM