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Potential virus killing Fraser sockeye
Published Fri, 14 Jan 2011 15:26:18 EST
What is it and where did it come from?
(Sointula, BC, January 14, 2011) A study published in the prestigious journal, SCIENCE, by lead author Dr. Kristina Miller of Fisheries and Oceans Canada reports on genetic evidence that a virus maybe killing up to 95% of some Fraser sockeye stocks just before spawning.
"Our hypothesis is that the genomic signal associated with elevated mortality is in response to a virus infecting fish before river entry and......
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