Port Moller’s First Genetic Composition Report Shows Egegik and Wood Districts High
The first genetic stock composition estimates for the Bristol Bay 2019 salmon run are in from the Port Moller Test Fishery (PMTF). The Egegik and Wood River systems made up nearly 80 percent of the samples caught and genotyped from June 15-18, 2019 at all stations.
Sockeye returning to the Egegik River made up 61.4 percent of the total and sockeye returning to Wood River, part of the Nushegak District, made up 18.5 percent. The remaining 20 percent were split between Naknek (6.3%), Igushik (5.4%), and Nushegak...
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