Retrospective evaluation of preseason forecasting models for sockeye and chum salmon

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Abstract Using comprehensive data sets for chum salmon Oncorhynchus keta (40 stocks) and sockeye salmon O. nerka (37 stocks) throughout their North American ranges, we compared the retrospective performance of 11 models in preseason forecasting…

Skeena Sockeye In-river Run Reconstruction Analysis Model and Preliminary Analysis Results for 1982-2009

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Note: This analysis has since been updated, and the most recent version is available here. Summary "The Fraser, Skeena and Nass watersheds are the three largest sockeye producing watersheds in British Columbia. Exploitation rate estimates for…

Reference points for coho salmon (Oncorhynchus kisutch) harvest rates and escapement goals based on freshwater production

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Abstract We describe a simple scheme for the management of coho salmon (Oncorhynchus kisutch) population aggregates that uses reference points derived from an empirical analysis of freshwater production data. We fit a rectilinear "hockey stick"…