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1998 Statewide Wild Coho Forecasts

Category: Fish/Shellfish Research and Management - Fish/Shellfish Research

Date Published: January 15, 1998

Number of Pages: 30

Author(s): Dave Seiler

Run size forecasts for wild coho stocks are an important element of the joint state-tribal pre-season planning process for Washington State salmon fisheries. Accurate forecasts on a stock basis are required to ensure adequate spawning escapements, while realizing harvest benefits and achieving allocation goals.