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Accession Number PB2013-102659
Title Chignik Lagoon Sockeye Salmon Test Fishery Operational Plan, 2012.
Publication Date May 2012
Media Count 16p
Personal Author T. J. Anderson
Abstract The Alaska Department of Fish and Game (AGF&G) annually conducts test fisheries in Chignik Lagoon primarily to determine the relative abundance of Chignik River-bound sockeye salmon Oncorhynchus nerka prior to the first commercial salmon fishery in the Chignik Management Area (CMA). To conduct test fisheries, the department charters interested local fishing vessels from the CMA and follows established test fishing protocols. This report documents the purpose of test fishing in Chignik Lagoon and summarizes the specific procedures for the Chignik test fishery program.
Keywords Chignik Management Area (CMA)
Salmon management
Sockeye salmon
Test fishery

Source Agency United States Fish and Wildlife Service
NTIS Subject Category 98F - Fisheries & Aquaculture
57Z - Zoology
48B - Natural Resource Management
Corporate Author Alaska Dept. of Fish and Game, Anchorage. Divisions of Sport Fish and Commercial Fisheries.
Document Type Technical report
Title Note N/A
NTIS Issue Number 1305
Contract Number N/A

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