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Salmon Fishery - Enhancement and Hatcheries Program

Private non-profit hatcheries, primarily owned by commercial salmon fishermen, support many salmon fisheries, releasing over 1.5 billion salmon smolt each year. In recent years, these smolt releases have contributed nearly 30 million fish annually to the commercial fishery.
Background photo: Kenai Range from Katchemak Bay.
Photo credit: Wonderlane, Seattle, WA.