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Steelhead fishing has been good, with guides and anglers plunking Spin-N-Glos from shore catching a mix of wild and hatchery fish.
Fishermen last year caught just under 50 million salmon that began their lives in hatcheries.
To further boost the industry, the government fisheries department is now trying to establish crab hatcheries.
The fish was the first 13-pound-or-heavier largemouth entered in the 2018 ShareLunker program, which solicits live 13-pound largemouths caught between Jan. 1 and March 31 for use in hatchery selective breeding programs.
Several hatcheries were also on the chopping block.
Led by a San Francisco plumbing contractor, Stephen Gold, a group of dedicated conservationists have created a high-tech, mobile ostrich hatchery that will be transported and set up in a remote area of Niger.
The conservation organization helped fund the first efforts to raise sturgeon in hatcheries as well as purchased equipment and provided volunteers for sturgeon management.
The North African ostrich faces fertility issues in the wild, so volunteers have turned the RV storage park into a hatchery lab and incubator.
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Definition of hatchery for English Language Learners
: a place where people raise young chicken, fish, etc., from eggs
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