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Document Type: Chapter or Section
Center: NWFSC
Document ID: 4156
Type of Book: Technical
Section or Chapter Title: Why did the chum cross the road? Genetics and life history of chum salmon in the southern portion of their range
Book Title: International workshop on explanations for the high abundance of pink and chum salmon and future trends
Author: Orlay W. Johnson, A. Elz, Jeffrey J. Hard, David Stewart
Editor: Nancy D. Davis, Claudia Chan (Eds.)
Publication Year: 2012
Publisher: North Pacific Anadromous Fish Commission Technical Report No. 8
Pages: 135-137
Keywords: Chum Salmon, Genetics, Range Contraction, Run-timing, and Climate Change,salmon,Genetics

Extended Abstract Proceeding of North Pacific Anadromous Fish Commission meeting

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Theme: Recovery, Rebuilding and Sustainability of Marine and Anadromous Species
Foci: Describe the relationship among human activities and species stock status, recovery, rebuilding and sustainability.
Characterize vital rates and other demographic parameters for key species, and develop and improve methods for predicting risk and viability/sustainability from population dynamics and demographic information.