Salmon nearly boiled alive in Pacific north-west heatwave captured on video

  A conservation group recorded the video in the Columbia River on a day when water temperatures breached 70F Salmon in the Columbia River were nearly boiled to death when water temperatures rose during the Pacific north-west’s record-shattering heatwave, according to a conservation group that has documented the disturbing sight. In a video released on Tuesday by the non-profit organization Columbia Riverkeeper, a group of sockeye salmon swimming in a tributary of the river can be seen covered in angry red lesions and white fungus, the results of stress and exposure to extreme temperatures. Continue reading... .. Full story on theguardian.com 

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