We've certainly seen here on the South Coast big returns, in odd years, of the pink salmon," said Brendan Connors, senior systems ecologist at ESSA Technologies and adjunct professor in the School of Resource and Environmental Management at Simon Fraser University.
"In general across the northeast Pacific, we've seen dramatic increases in the amount of pink salmon and that has coincided with fairly broad patterns of decline in sockeye."
Local observations bring that trend into sharp relief. Pink returns to the Fraser averaged a
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