media release

Tests raise new concern for wild Pacific salmon

October 17, 2011
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Contact:
Marianne Meadahl, PAMR, 778.782.3210 (o); 604.209.5770 (c); Marianne_Meadahl@sfu.ca
 
Researchers have discovered a new cause for serious concern affecting wild Pacific salmon and will share findings at a news conference at Simon Fraser University’s Harbour Centre campus in Vancouver (Teck Gallery) today, Monday, Oct. 17, at 11 a.m.
 
SFU professor Richard Routledge, who is leading a long-term study on the collapse of Rivers Inlet sockeye, and B.C. biologist and activist Alexandra Morton will give results of new laboratory tests on B.C. Central Coast salmon smolts.
 
When:  Today, Monday, Oct. 17 at 11 a.m.
 
Where: SFU at Harbour Centre , 515 West Hastings St, Vancouver. The Teck Gallery is at the north (far) end of the main floor.
 
Who: Richard Routledge, SFU professor/fish-population researcher, and Alexandra Morton, B.C. biologist and activist

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