California Department of Fish and Wildlife Release 900,000 Steelhead Smolts From Central Valley Hatcheries During February 2013

Sierra Sun Times
March 2, 2013

The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) released 900,000 steelhead smolts from its Central Valley hatcheries in February.

The year-old, 6- to 8-inch steelhead will flow down the Sacramento River into San Francisco Bay, then to the Pacific Ocean to feed and grow. In one to three years, the adults will return to the river waters in which they were raised.

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