Conservationists slam DFO for chum impacts in commercial fishery

Raincoast's Misty MacDuffee speaks with CFAX

Three BC conservation groups are concerned that 1.37 million pounds of chum salmon have been discarded as by-catch in pink salmon fisheries.  High mortality caused from rushed handling on the decks of seiners means low survival, making the problem of depleted chum stocks even worse.

Dave Dickson interviews Raincoast biologist Misty MacDuffee

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Adam Stirling interview Watershed Watch biologist Aaron Hill

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