Harvest issues and council support

May 2006

The Team contributes directly to ocean salmon fishery management by:

  1. conducting research on the models and estimation methods used by the Pacific Fishery Management Council (PFMC) and other entities to manage California's ocean salmon harvest;
  2. providing scientific guidance to SWR Sustainable Fisheries on the development of Biological Opinions and NMFS harvest jeopardy standards for ESA-listed stocks; and
  3. serving on the PFMC's Salmon Technical Team and the Klamath Fishery Management Council's (KFMC) Klamath River Technical Advisory Team.

Recent contributions in these areas include:

  • Harvest Rate Model for Klamath River fall chinook salmon
  • Klamath River Ocean Harvest Model
  • California Coastal chinook ocean harvest jeopardy standard
  • Hook-and-release mortality in California's ocean recreational fishery
  • Direct Council participation

Contact: SWFSC Fisheries Ecology Division, Salmon Assessment Team

Last modified: 12/24/2014