Historic California industry fights climate change and loses
by aparodyoflife ·
On summer days at Pillar Point Harbor in Half Moon Bay, people usually line up to buy salmon straight from the source. But with California’s salmon fishing season closed for the first time since 2009, the only species on sale Thursday from Alaska was frozen.
“Once you eat wild salmon, you stop buying it from the supermarket because the taste is completely different,” says customer Valeria Fedotova of Pacifica, who visits the restaurant regularly during salmon season but comes in only occasionally now that there is nothing local available. .