Nature Salmon: Running the Gauntlet
Runs of salmon are now conceived in laboratories, raised in tanks, and farmed in pens. Details
Episode: Salmon: Running the Gauntlet
The parallel stories of collapsing Pacific salmon populations and how biologists and engineers have become instruments in audacious experiments to replicate every stage of the fish's life cycle. Our once great runs of salmon are now conceived in laboratories, raised in tanks, driven in trucks, and farmed in pens. Here we go beyond the ongoing debate over how to save an endangered species.
Premiere Date: 05/01/2011
Episode Expires: Never
TV Rating: NR
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Salmon Fact Sheet
Hooked snouts, upstream spawning, and other facts and stats to better know a salmon.
Hatchery and Dam Map
An interactive map of the major hatcheries and dams of the Pacific Northwest.
Interview with Jim Norton
Filmmaker Jim Norton discusses the making of Salmon: Running the Gauntlet.
The lifecycle of one of the world’s most popular and most important fish.