SteelheadRainbowTroutby Gino Geruntino, WRVO Public Media

A thiamine deficiency might be to blame for a recent die-off of steelhead trout in the Salmon River.

The Department of Environmental Conservation says it began receiving reports about steelhead trout swimming erratically and dying in the Salmon River and other rivers off Lake Ontario last month. Three fish were sent to Cornell’s Aquatic Animal Health Lab, where research scientist Rod Getchell examined the fish for diseases.

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