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Accession Number PB2013-102660
Title Chignik Management Area Salmon Escapement Sampling Operation Plan, 2012.
Publication Date May 2012
Media Count 30p
Personal Author C. W. Russell
Abstract The Alaska Department of Fish and Game samples sockeye salmon Oncorhynchus nerka at the Chignik River weir for age, length, and sex determination to provide information for preseason run forecasts, escapement goal evaluation, and run reconstruction. Every week throughout the season, 240 sockeye salmon are sampled. Sockeye salmon scales are collected using established protocols common to the Westward Region. This report summarizes the specific procedures for the sockeye salmon escapement sampling program.
Keywords Chignik Management Area (CMA)
Escapement
Fishes
Sampling program
Scale samples
Sockeye salmon
Sockeye salmon (Oncorhynchus nerka)
Species


 
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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