Alaska Fish Factor: Study will look at salmon's magnetic personality

 

January 14, 2021



Is it a coincidence that one of the world's largest mineral deposits is located near the world's largest sockeye salmon spawning grounds at Bristol Bay? And if the Pebble Mine removed the bulk of those deep deposits that are part of the world's magnetic field, could it disrupt the ability of salmon to find their way home?

A study, funded by Arron Kallenberg of Homer, founder/CEO of Wild Alaskan Co. and a third-generation Bristol Bay fisherman, aims to find out.

"It's not even been 10 years since we've discovered that salmon, sea turtles and other marine species are using the Earth's magneti...



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