Fraser Sockeye Escapement Strategy 2010: Model Overview and Summary of 2010 Planning Simulations (Draft 2)

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Abstract This document is intended as an information supplement to explain the work that went into developing draft options for the 2010 escapement strategy, which are included in the draft 2010 Pacific Region Integrated Fisheries Management…

Sockeye Habitat Report Cards: Gitanyow (Kitwancool) CU

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Description This habitat report card uses maps to summarize the location and intensity of pressures on the migration route, spawning areas, and rearing habitat of Gitanyow Lake sockeye salmon. The report card is part of a 2013 project…

CCGS W.E. Ricker Gulf of Alaska Salmon Survey, February 14-26, 2003

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Abstract The Highseas Salmon program of Fisheries and Oceans Canada conducted a survey of Pacific salmon in the Gulf of Alaska during February 14-26, 2003. The objectives of the surveys were to (1) evaluate the distribution and ecology of juvenile…

Chinook Habitat Report Cards: Middle Skeena Mainstem Tributaries CU

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Description This habitat report card uses maps to summarize the location and intensity of pressures on the migration, spawning, rearing, and egg incubation habitat of Middle Skeena Mainstem Tributaries Chinook salmon. This individual…

Conservation Unit snapshots: Upper Bulkley Chinook CU

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Description Conservation Unit (CU) snapshots are short graphical reports which summarize key information on the state of salmon populations and their habitat. This snapshot focuses on the Upper Bulkley Chinook CU, and includes information…

The Joint USA-Canada Echo Integration-Trawl Survey from June 24 to September 8, 2003: A Report On The Catch And Biological Data Collected For Pacific Salmon Off Southeast Alaska

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Abstract Scientists from the USA and the Stock Assessment Division of Fisheries and Oceans Canada conducted the Joint USA-Canada Echo Integration -Trawl survey that took place on the CCGS W.E. Ricker from June 24 to September 8, 2003. The primary…

Conservation Unit snapshots: Johnston sockeye CU

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Description Conservation Unit (CU) snapshots are short graphical reports which summarize key information on the state of salmon populations and their habitat. This snapshot focuses on the Johnston sockeye CU, and includes information on…

Potential effects of Spawning Enhancement on Wild Babine Sockeye: a Review

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Abstract Artificial propagation is an important tool for increasing the harvest of exploited fish, and restoring depressed wild populations. A spawning channel is one propagation technique often considered benign, yet its potential to adversely…

Surveillance Report: British Columbia Commercial Sockeye Salmon Fisheries

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Description This is the first annual surveillance audit of the BC commercial sockeye fisheries, as required under Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) certification. Surveillance audits examine whether any significant changes have taken place in…

Declining Wild Salmon Populations in Relation to Parasites from Farm Salmon

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Abstract Rather than benefiting wild fish, industrial aquaculture may contribute to declines in ocean fisheries and ecosystems. Farm salmon are commonly infected with salmon lice (Lepeophtheirus salmonis), which are native ectoparasitic copepods.…

Second Surveillance Report: British Columbia Commercial Sockeye Salmon Fisheries

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This is the second annual surveillance audit of the BC commercial sockeye fisheries, as required under Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) certification. Surveillance audits examine whether any significant changes have taken place in how the fishery…

Kitwanga River Salmon Enumeration Facility – 2013 Annual Report

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Abstract In 2013, the Gitanyow Fisheries Authority (GFA) operated the Kitwanga River Salmon Enumeration Facility (KSEF) for the 11th consecutive year to count and biologically sample Pacific salmon returning to the Kitwanga River. The fence…