Pacific salmon stock assessment and research

Stock assessment is an important part of the conservation and management of Pacific salmon which helps us make informed, evidence-based fisheries management decisions.

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About salmon stock assessment

Information about how we perform stock assessment and why it's important

Salmon outlook

Provides an objective and consistent context within which to initiate fisheries planning

Stock assessment by fishery areas

Access detailed information such as fence counts by area

Population monitoring

We use tagging programs and other methods to study the migration and growth of salmon

Catch monitoring

We use fisher reported catch and effort and information from other sources to calculate in-season catch estimates

Ecosystem monitoring

We monitor fish habitat to better understand how ecosystem changes impact salmon stocks