Halibut Stock Boosted By Big Incoming Year Class
This is Alaska Fish Radio. I’m Laine Welch – Pacific halibut gets a boost from a big year class.
The Pacific halibut fishery ends today/Tuesday and there are some good signs looking ahead. Notably, a big year class appears to be recruiting into the fishery reflecting some new trends.
“And these correspond to a shift both in the fish and in the fishery to younger fish.”
Ian Stewart is lead scientist for the International Pacific Halibut Commission speaking at last week’s interim IPHC meeting...
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