data file for the Bristol Bay sockeye salmon fishery by Becky Knudson

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Published by Fisheries Research Institute, University of Washington, College of Fisheries in Seattle .

Written in English

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  • Sockeye salmon,
  • Fisheries -- Alaska -- Bristol Bay

Edition Notes

Supported in part by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Admin., Office of Sea Grant under Grant no. NOAA 1-35320.

Book details

Statementby Becky Knudson, Pat H. Poe and Ole A. Mathisen.
SeriesFisheries Research Institute. Circular -- no. 72-9., Circular (University of Washington. Fisheries Research Institute) -- no. 72-9.
ContributionsPoe, Pat H., Mathisen, Ole Alfred, 1919-
The Physical Object
Pagination42 p :
Number of Pages42
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17606345M

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The Alaska Department of Fish and Game predicts next year’s Bristol Bay red salmon harvest will be million fish, about ten million less than this year’s million sockeye. The total run projected for in the Bay is million sockeye in the nine river systems.

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A study aimed at quantifying mortality of Bristol Bay sockeye salmon due to gillnet-related injuries found that 11–29% of sockeye sustained fishery-related injuries attributable to gillnets, and 51% of those fish were expected to not reproduce.Bristol Bay Salmon Drift Gillnet Optimum Number Report: Chapter 2 23 Chapter 2 History and Management of the Fishery Introduction This chapter includes a brief history of the Bristol Bay salmon fishery, including historical harvests and a background on limited entry and the maximum numbers of permits in the drift and set gillnet fisheries.the various Alaska salmon fisheries.

• Increases in world aquaculture production of farmed salmon has coincided with declines in ex-vessel prices for Alaska (wild) salmon.

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