An Upstream Battle: declines in 10 Pacific salmon stocks and solutions for their survival

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Executive Summary This report profiles the current status and trends of 10 examples of salmon stocks in British Columbia that are considered to be in a severe state of decline. (There are many others.) These stocks were selected because they…

Evaluation of Fraser River Sockeye salmon (Oncorhynchus nerka) spawning distribution following COSEWIC and IUCN Redlist guidelines

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Abstract Sockeye salmon (Oncorhynchus nerka) from the Fraser River are scheduled to be assessed by the Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada (COSEWIC) in 2013. Information on the spatial distribution of Sockeye salmon populations…

Priorities and Strategies for Canada’s Wild Pacific Salmon and Steelhead: Advisory Report of the Pacific Fisheries Resource Conservation Council

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Description Over a period of eleven years the Pacific Fisheries Resource Conservation Council has provided public information and offered strategic advice to ministers responsible for protecting and sustaining wild salmon and steelhead stocks…

Status of Wild Sockeye Stocks of the Babine Watershed

Abstract Several wild Babine sockeye stocks have been identified as a growing conservation concern. This report examines the historical trends and current status of wild Babine sockeye returning to the Babine watershed in order to assess the…

A review of metrics of distribution with application to conservation units under Canada’s Wild Salmon Policy

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Abstract Metrics describing the distribution of individuals among groups and across the landscape can provide information on the resilience of a population that may not be apparent from abundance information alone. The distribution of spawners…

Stock status of northern boundary coho: Canadian Report

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Abstract This document presents an assessment of the status of coho salmon (Oncorhynchus kisutch) in the Canadian northern boundary areas with emphasis on the Skeena River. The content of this assessment has largely been drawn from published…