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Uncovering What’s Behind Fluctuations In Yukon River Chinook Salmon Populations

Annual projections on when adult Chinook salmon are expected to return to the Yukon River to spawn.
June 09, 2015 - Feature Story ,
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Run Timing Forecast for Chinook Salmon on the Yukon River

The forecast calls for the first significant pulse of Chinook salmon to cross the Yukon River Delta around June 15 this year, and the half way point of the run is expected to occur around June 23.
June 02, 2015 - Feature Story ,
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Genetic Research Provides Insight Into The Production And Behavior Of Western Alaska Chum Salmon

Alaska Fisheries Science Center Quarterly Report.
July 01, 2014 - Feature Story ,
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Killer Whales' Fate Linked to Salmon

NWFSC scientists Eric Ward and Elizabeth Holmes, along with Ken Balcomb of the Center for Whale Research, have found a correlation between the abundance of Chinook salmon and the fecundity (reproductive success) of killer whales.
June 30, 2009 - Feature Story ,
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