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2006

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Clark, J. H., McGregor, A., Mecum, R. D., Krasnowski, P., and Carroll, A. M., 2006, The Commercial Salmon Fishery in Alaska: Alaska Fishery Research Bulletin, v. 12, no. 1, p. 1-146.

Summary

Alaska's commercial salmon fisheries have harvested an average of 172 million salmon annually since 1990, ranging from 123 million to 221 million fish per year. This stands in stark contrast to the average annual harvest of 41 million fish during the 1950s--the final decade under federal management of the state's commercial salmon fisheries. When Alaska assumed management authority of its salmon fisheries in 1960, one year after statehood, many of the state's salmon runs were depressed and its salmon fisheries were in desperate shape. In this paper we describe how these once depleted salmon fisheries have been rebuilt over the last 45 years into one of the strongest and most sustainable fishery resources in the world. We review state [...]

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