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Gastineau Salmon Hatchery

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1989, Jensen Douglas, Inc. 2697 Channel Dr.

A suitable successor to the picturesque earlier wooden industrial buildings on the waterfront, this new salmon hatchery is a clean, modern metal building. The hatchery incubates 162 million salmon eggs per year. Most of the salmon are released in other streams for eventual harvest by commercial and sport fishermen; the rest of the four species of salmon return to the hatchery to be used for brood stock. The hatchery includes a large visitor center with a window for viewing underwater.

Writing Credits

Alison K. Hoagland


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Alison K. Hoagland, "Gastineau Salmon Hatchery", [Juneau, Alaska], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—,

Print Source

Buildings of Alaska, Alison K. Hoagland. New York: Oxford University Press, 1993, 178-178.

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