300 cfs flow to chart the differences in spawning and rearing habitat

availability. Nutrition would not likely be a limiting factor.
“The lower Yakima River is very productive in terms of food for the
fish,” Stanford said.
“It presents a contrast from other things that are being discussed right
now” in salmon recovery circles, Stanford said of the pump exchange
idea. Additional flows at key warm weather times would relax what
Stanford called a “very constrained reach” in terms of habitat. The
region and its water are intensively managed for …

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