Rising water temperatures threaten fish populations

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Rising water temperatures threaten fish populations

Drought, lower flows pose serious challenges to aquatic life in Southwest Colorado
Ryan Votta, assistant manage at the Durango Fish Hatchery, checks the water temperature on the Animas River on Wednesday. During the summer, temperatures can rise to the upper 60s, putting aquatic life at risk.

Rising water temperatures threaten fish populations

Ryan Votta, assistant manage at the Durango Fish Hatchery, checks the water temperature on the Animas River on Wednesday. During the summer, temperatures can rise to the upper 60s, putting aquatic life at risk.
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