Salmon Abundance Declines in North Pacific, Catches Near All-Time Highs
This is Alaska Fish Radio. I’m Laine Welch –
Salmon abundance in the North Pacific has declined somewhat over the past decade, but salmon catches remain near all-time highs.
For over 25 years the North Pacific Anadromous Fish Commission (NPAFC) has summarized abundances and catches of salmon as reported by its five member countries - Canada, Japan, Korea, Russia, and the U.S. It tracks all salmon species caught in the North Pacific, Bering Sea and the Sea of Okhotsk.
The Commission also provides the venue for...
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