Delta smelt kept alive in hatcheries like these fish photographed last year at the UC Davis Fish Conservation and Culture Lab in Byron may be all that’s left of the species. Fishery officials say Delta smelt this year plummeted perilously close to extinction.
Delta smelt kept alive in hatcheries like these fish photographed last year at the UC Davis Fish Conservation and Culture Lab in Byron may be all that’s left of the species. Fishery officials say Delta smelt this year plummeted perilously close to extinction. Randy Pench rpench@sacbee.com
Delta smelt kept alive in hatcheries like these fish photographed last year at the UC Davis Fish Conservation and Culture Lab in Byron may be all that’s left of the species. Fishery officials say Delta smelt this year plummeted perilously close to extinction. Randy Pench rpench@sacbee.com

Critical index finds smelt nearly extinct in Sacramento Delta

June 06, 2016 04:24 PM

UPDATED June 06, 2016 07:38 PM

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