Endangered Sockeye Moving Past Lower Granite Dam This Week As Operations Mitigating For Heat Continue

Over 450 endangered sockeye salmon have entered the Snake River at Ice Harbor Dam and will either swim upstream past Lower Granite Dam and eventually find the Sawtooth Basin where they will spawn naturally, be trapped by the Idaho Department of Fish and Game at Lower Granite and hauled to the Eagle Hatchery, home to Idaho’s captive rearing program, or they could perish in the warming waters of the lower Snake River.

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