Pacific Salmon Commission Northern Boundary Technical Committee Report: Status of Coho Salmon Stocks and Fisheries in the Northern Boundary Area

This report by the Northern Boundary Technical Committee (NBTC) includes a summary of information on coho salmon stocks and fisheries in the northern Boundary area of Southeast Alaska and northern British Columbia. The stocks, fisheries and management are described while catch and effort statistics are reported through 1998. The report also compares two independent agency assessments of the status of the stocks through 1998 and provides a brief update of trends in marine survival and abundance indicators through 2001. Finally, the report describes recent progress in stock assessment and some additional priorities as indicated in Attachment B of the 1999 Pacific Salmon Treaty which calls for joint development of biological escapement goals and methods of assessing the abundance of Nass and Skeena coho stocks inseason.

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Data Steward Pacific Salmon Commission
Publication Year 2002