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50,000 juvenile salmon released in flooded field

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SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Researchers released 50,000 salmon into a flooded rice field in the Sacramento Valley on Tuesday in an effort to understand whether such fields, flooded between harvests, can stand in for the wetlands that once filled the area and served as a massive nursery for juvenile salmon. The fish were released into a 20-acre rice field north of Woodland by researchers from...