December 4, 2022

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Tens of thousands of salmon died in Canada: Drought dried up the streams they swam in

More than 65,000 wild Pacific salmon carcasses littered a completely dry creek bed in western Canada: just the first effects of rare recent rains. Many of them failed to reproduce.


In Canada there Drought A caused Salmon deaths In vast proportions. Like the horror pictures that are spreading on the net, Thousands of corpses They were found piled up where a stream was flowing, now completely dry. But the situation is similar in other bodies of water. In the past, it rained in the west British ColumbiaVery rare, and salmon die-offs are among the first effects of drought and abnormal heat on local ecosystems.

As per the ratings they will be More than 65,000 The Wild Pacific salmon – Especially Pink salmon And Sum salmon – Deaths due to lack of rain affecting the entire Canadian West Coast; At least the 70% They can’t even Lays eggs.

how he explained to the Guardian William Housty, Homeland Security Officer Heldchuk from Beautiful beautiful – One Domestic state Canadian – Wild salmon usually wait for rain in streams and rivers, as that is a sign that water levels will rise and make their journey easier. According to Housty, there was a brief afternoon shower and high tide a few days ago He cheated on Salmon It’s time to start boom.

It rained only one afternoon in over a month” Housty said.”Without the rain and tide, I doubt many of these salmon would have stood still [nell’oceano] to wait They haven’t had enough time to adjust to the reality of this drought“.

It is natural for salmon species to die after making great efforts to spawn in rivers and streams in high water to reproduce. On the other hand, this death risks compromising it Security level Chum salmon have been going through a phase in recent years in the salmon fishery in British Columbia, and particularly in the Bella Bella territories. Decline.

Drought has reached record levels in many parts of the world this year, threatening the health of ecosystems, and the situation is not improving: according to a recent study published by World Weather Attribution in our hemisphere –Hemisphere Fries – Severe droughts due to climate change are 20 times more severe than in the past.

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