White Paper: A Proposal for Enhanced Hatchery Production of Chinook Salmon to Increase Prey Abundance for Southern Resident Killer Whales

Category: Management and Conservation

Published: January 31, 2019

Pages: 8

The purpose of this short white paper is to:

  • provide a basic description of the proposal including its policy foundation;
  • describe how this proposal may benefit Southern Resident Killer Whales;
  • outline how this proposal may be consistent with Federal ESA mandates on threatened and endangered salmon and endangered killer whales;
  • describe how this proposal may provide benefits to depressed salmon fisheries; and
  • provide key administrative and funding aspects of the proposal.