BKD infection thwarts NSRAA's coho hatchery plans

SITKA, ALASKA A naturally-occurring bacterial infection has delayed the opening of a new coho hatchery in Sitka.
The Northern Southeast Regional Aquaculture Association – or NSRAA – says efforts to collect broodstock from a lake on southern Baranof Island have been stymied by the high incidence of bacterial kidney disease.
It’s meant a two-year setback for the highly-anticipated project.
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