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The Fisheries Ecology Division's genetics team sampled and
analyzed catches from the Monterey Bay Chinook salmon recreational fishery on the 2010 season
Fisheries Ecology Division researchers played a significant role in the Klamath
Basin Science Conference held in Medford, Oregon in February.
Science Magazine reported on the plight of the endangered central California coast
coho salmon and the increasing probability of extinction due to three consecutive years of
exceedingly low returns.
Fisheries Ecology Division researchers compared results from two data-poor methods
to results from accepted data-rich stock assessments of various west-coast groundfish species.
Fisheries Ecology Division researcher Mary Yoklavich participated
in a workshop to develop west coast research priorities for NOAA's Deepsea Coral Program.
Fisheries Ecology Division researchers attended the first meeting of a National
Research Council panel studying sustainable water management in the California Bay-Delta.
Fisheries Ecology Division scientists provided genetic analysis of Salmon Creek
juvenile coho, confirming they are progeny resulting from a reintroduction experiment in
Fisheries Ecology Division scientists convened a workgroup meeting to evaluate
alternative marking and tagging programs for hatchery produced California fall Chinook salmon.
In September an independent review was conducted for the Fisheries
Ecology Division's stock assessments for bronzespotted and greenspotted rockfish in California
Fisheries Ecology Division researchers Xi He and John Field
presented the results of the bocaccio and widow rockfish stock assessments to the PFMC's
Scientific and Statistical Committee.