Atlantic Salmon in Newfoundland, Labrador Rivers at Historic Lows
| March 8, 2018

Scientists at the federal Department of Fisheries and Oceans (DFO) are sounding the alarm about the state of salmon stocks in Newfoundland and Labrador rivers. 

The 2017 stock assessment, released Monday, show the salmon population at an all-time low.

"As scientists, we are deeply concerned," said Geoff Veinott. "We've never seen anything like this. 2016 was a low year, we sort of thought maybe that was it, that was the bottom, then 2017 turned around and it was worse."

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