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Estimates of the Bycatch of Yukon River Chinook Salmon in U.S. Groundfish Fisheries in the Eastern Bering Sea, 1997-1999

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Title Estimates of the Bycatch of Yukon River Chinook Salmon in U.S. Groundfish Fisheries in the Eastern Bering Sea, 1997-1999 Final Report to the Yukon River Drainage Fisheries Association (YRDFA) YRDFA Contract Number: 04-001; Financial Coding; #4 NRDA, Obj. 1
Creator Myers, Katherine W. Walker, Robert V. Armstrong, Janet L. Davis, Nancy D.
Subject Bering Sea, bycatch, chinook salmon, groundfish, interception, western Alaska, Yukon
Description Record low runs of chinook salmon to the Yukon River in the late 1990s intensified concerns about salmon bycatch by U.S. groundfish fisheries in the eastern Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands (BSAI). We estimated the bycatch of Yukon River chinook salmon by the BSAI groundfish fisheries in 1997-1999, and evaluated the effect of the BSAI bycatch on Yukon River fisheries and resources. Estimated interceptions of Yukon River chinook salmon by the BSAI fisheries were 7,266 fish in 1997, 8,908 fish...
Publisher University of Washington School of Aquatic and Fishery Sciences
Date 2012-03-19T23:37:10Z 2012-03-19T23:37:10Z 2003
Type Technical Report
Identifier Myers, K.W., R.V. Walker, J.L. Armstrong, and N.D. Davis. 2003. Estimates of the bycatch of Yukon River Chinook salmon in U.S. groundfish fisheries in the eastern Bering Sea, 1997-1999. Final Report to the Yukon River Drainage Fisheries Association, Contr. No. 04-001. SAFS-UW-0312, School of Aquatic and Fishery Sciences, University of Washington, Seattle. 59 pp. http://hdl.handle.net/1773/19674

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