A Review of the 1985 Chum Salmon Season in the Johnstone Strait-Fraser River Study AreaMicroform - 1987
The status of chum salmon stocks returning to the Johnstone Strait - Fraser River study area has been reviewed periodically since 1961. This report describes the 1985 fisheries management objectives and reviews the 1985 chum fishing season. The study area consists of Johnstone Strait, the Strait of Georgia and Fraser River regions, and is divided into 13 major sub-areas. The report discusses commercial fishery management objectives, including stock assessment, harvest strategy and catch allocation; details the methods used to achieve the management objectives and includes procedures used for in-season stock assessment; and describes the results of management action and stock assessment, including catch, escapement, total stock size, and harvest rate.
Publisher: Nanaimo, B.C. : Dept. of Fisheries and Oceans, Fisheries Branch, South Coast Division, 1987
Description: 54 p
Branch Call Number: MF BC-DOC 90-00769