WARM WATERS OFF WEST COAST HAS LINGERING EFFECTS FOR SALMON

SEATTLE — The mass of warm water known as "the blob" that heated up the North Pacific Ocean has dissipated, but scientists are still seeing the lingering effects of those unusually warm sea surface temperatures on Pacific Northwest salmon and steelhead.

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