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sealion eating salmonUPDATE: March 13, 2009 - At approximately 2:30 PM today, the sea lion that was trapped Wednesday was euthanized because it was found unsuitable to be transferred to an aquarium due to health conditions—the animal was suffering from the same viral condition that caused a sea lion to be put down yesterday.

March 12 , 2009
California sea lion euthanized at Bonneville Dam for health reasons (News release) updated March 13, 2009

March 18 , 2008
Oregon granted authority for lethal removal of sea lions
NOAA - Fisheries Press Release (pdf)
NOAA - Letter of Authorization to Oregon (pdf)

February 15, 2008
Sea lions vs. salmon: Restore balance and common sense

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