Trapping, Removing Larger Salmon-Eating Steller Sea Lions ( 2500 lbs) For First Time Requires Larger Barge, Cages; BPA Says Funding Approved, Still Need Building

Confronted with trapping and euthanizing salmon-eating sea lions that are sometimes twice the size of California sea lions, states and tribes are upgrading equipment and procedures to begin capturing the larger Steller sea lions in the Bonneville Dam tailrace and at Willamette Falls, and eventually in Columbia River tributaries.

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