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GIVING UP A LITTLE HARVEST CAN HAVE LARGE CONSERVATION BENEFITS IN A MIXED-STOCK SALMON FISHERY

Connors et al. (2020). CJFAS 77:1076-1089.

A new study evaluating the performance of alternative harvest policies in a mixed-stock salmon fishery found that relatively small reductions in catch had disproportionately large benefits for conserving population diversity. 

This research has facilitated collaborative discussions among Kuskokwim residents and management agencies, exploring alternative approaches to fisheries management. Read on.

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