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Enumeration of adult chum salmon, Oncorhynchus keta, in the Fishing Branch River, Yukon Territory, 1998

Dates

Year
2001

Citation

Boyce, I., and Wilson, B., 2001, Enumeration of adult chum salmon, Oncorhynchus keta, in the Fishing Branch River, Yukon Territory, 1998: Canadian manuscript report of fisheries and aquatic sciences/Rapport manuscrit canadien des sciences halieutiques et aquatiques, no. 2499, 31 pp.

Summary

A total of 13,564 migrating adult chum salmon (Oncorhynchus keta) was enumerated at a weir on the Fishing Branch River from 31 August to 22 October 1998. The run was estimated to be 60% female (n=13,564) and 77.4% age 41, 22.1% age 51, and 0.4% age 61 (n=730). Fork length (mm) averaged 671 for males and 628 for females (n=750). A sample of 29 carcasses obtained at the weir was 65.5% age 41, 31.0% age 51, 3.4% age 61, and 72% female. Milt/egg retention averaged 25% for male and 20% for female carcasses (standard deviation for each = 33%). Six grey and 189 orange spaghetti tags were observed; 46% of these, and four radio tags, were recovered. Spaghetti tag loss was identified on four of 10,440 fish examined. Seventy-four juvenile coho [...]

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Author :
Boyce, I., Wilson, B.

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NWBLCC-20160503-Saved.xml

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