Technical Report Series

Reports in the PSC Technical Report Series present results of completed or ongoing investigations carried out by the Pacific Salmon Commission that are deemed of sufficient interest to be made available to the scientific community and the public. Reports in this series are published on an irregular basis.

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PSC Technical Report No. 37

Atmospheric and Oceanic Extrema in 2015 and 2016 and their Effect on North American Salmon
Date added : April 2017

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PSC Technical Report No. 36

Feasibility of Radio-Frequency Identification Tags for Marking Juvenile Salmon for Pacific Salmon Commission Management Applications
Date added : March 2017

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PSC Technical Report No. 35

Review of Methods for Forecasting Chinook Salmon Abundance in the Pacific Salmon Treaty Areas.
Date added : November 2016

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PSC Technical Report No. 34

Pacific Salmon Commission Selective Fishery Evaluation Committee. Lessons Learned Report: Mass Marking and Mark-Selective Fisheries.
Date added : January 2016

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PSC Technical Report No. 33

Pacific Salmon Commission Joint CWT Implementation Team. Five-Year Synthesis Report of the PSC Coded Wire Tag (CWT) Improvement Program.
Date added : February 2015

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PSC Technical Report No. 32

Boyce, I.M. and J.E. Andel. Mark-Recapture Studies of Taku River Adult Sockeye Salmon Stocks in 2012 and 2013.
Date added : November 2014

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PSC Technical Report No. 31

Andel, J.E. and I.M. Boyce. Mark-Recapture Studies of Taku River Adult Sockeye Salmon Stocks in 2011.
Date added : June 2014

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PSC Technical Report No. 30

Andel, J.E. and I.M. Boyce. Mark-Recapture Studies of Taku River Adult Sockeye Salmon Stocks in 2010.
Date added : April 2014

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PSC Technical Report No. 29

Boyce, I.M. and J.E. Andel. Mark-Recapture Studies of Taku River Adult Sockeye Salmon Stocks in 2009.
Date added : December 2012

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PSC Technical Report No. 28

Andel, J.E. and I.M. Boyce. Mark-Recapture Studies of Taku River Adult Sockeye Salmon Stocks in 2008.
Date added : August 2012

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PSC Technical Report No. 27

Andel, J.E. and I.M. Boyce. Mark-Recapture Studies of Taku River Adult Sockeye Salmon Stocks in 2007.
Date added : October 2011

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PSC Technical Report No. 26

Andel, J.E. and I.M. Boyce. Mark-Recapture Studies of Taku River Adult Sockeye Salmon Stocks in 2006.
Date added : June 2009

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PSC Technical Report No. 25

An Action Plan in Response to Coded Wire Tag (CWT) Expert Panel Recommendations. A Report of the Pacific Salmon Commission CWT Workgroup.
Date added : March 2008

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PSC Technical Report No. 24

An Overview of Salmon Habitat and Restoration Related Activities in Canada and the United States 1999 - 2006. A Report of the Pacific Salmon Commission prepared by the Ad Hoc Habitat Scoping Committee
Date added : January 2008

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PSC Technical Report No. 23

Recommendations for Application of Genetic Stock Identification (GSI) Methods to Management of Ocean Salmon Fisheries; Special Report of the GSI Steering Committee and the Pacific Salmon Commission's Committee on Scientific Cooperation.
Date added : January 2008

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PSC Technical Report No. 22

Boyce, I.M. and J.E. Andel. Mark-Recapture Studies of Taku River Adult Sockeye Salmon Stocks in 2005.
Date added : November 2007

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PSC Technical Report No. 21

Workshop on Hydroacoustics for Salmon Management: March 22-23, 2006.
Date added : March 2007

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PSC Technical Report No. 20

Andel, J.E. and I.A. Boyce. Mark-Recapture Studies of Taku River Adult Sockeye Salmon Stocks in 2004.
Date added : February 2007

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PSC Technical Report No. 19

Boyce, I.M., S.A. McPherson, D.R. Bernard, and E.L. Jones III. Spawning Abundance of Chinook Salmon in the Taku River in 2003
Date added : March 2006

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PSC Technical Report No. 17

Boyce, I.M. and J.E. Andel. Mark-Recapture Studies of Taku River Adult Sockeye Salmon Stocks in 2003.
Date added : December 2005

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PSC Technical Report No. 18

Report of the Expert Panel on the Future of the Coded Wire Tag Program for Pacific Salmon.
Date added : November 2005

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PSC Technical Report No. 16

Xie, Y, A.P. Gray, F.J. Martens, J.L. Boffey, and J.D. Cave. Use of Dual-Frequency Identification Sonar to Verify Split-Beam Estimates of Salmon Flux and to Examine Fish Behaviour in the Fraser River.
Date added : November 2005

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PSC Technical Report No. 15

Waugh, B., P. Etherton, S. Stark, and K. Jensen. Abundance of the Sockeye Salmon Escapement in the Alsek River Drainage, 2004.
Date added : March 2005

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PSC Technical Report No. 14

Andel, J.E. and I.M. Boyce. Mark-Recapture Studies of Taku River Adult Sockeye Salmon Stocks from 1998 to 2002.
Date added : December 2004

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PSC Technical Report No. 13

English, K.K., W. J. Gazey, D. Peacock, and G. Oliver. Assessment of the Canadian and Alaskan Sockeye Stocks Harvested in the Northern Boundary Fisheries using Run Reconstruction Techniques, 1982-2001.
Date added : December 2004

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PSC Technical Report No. 12

Gable, J. A Comparison of Estimates of First Nations Catches of Fraser River Sockeye Salmon from 1996 to 1999 by Scale-Based Discriminant Function Models and Run Reconstruction Models.
Date added : December 2002

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PSC Technical Report No. 11

Xie, Y., T.J. Mulligan, J.M.W. Cronkite, and A. P. Gray. Assessment of potential bias in hydroacoustic estimation of Fraser River sockeye and pink salmon at Mission, B.C.
Date added : June 2002

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PSC Technical Report No. 10

White, B. Fraser River Pink Salmon Catch and Exploitation Patterns: 1989-1995.
Date added : November 1998

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PSC Technical Report No. 9

Gable, J. Sockeye Stock Composition Estimates for Fraser River First Nations Catches (1989 to 1995): A Comparison Between Run Reconstruction Models and Scale-Based Discriminant Function Models.
Date added : February 1998

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PSC Technical Report No. 8

Xie, Y., G. Cronkite, and T.J. Mulligan. A Split-Beam Echosounder Perspective on Migratory Salmon in the Fraser River: A Progress Report on the Split-Beam Experiment at Mission, B.C., in 1995.
Date added : December 1997

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PSC Technical Report No. 7

White, B. Genetic Stock Identification of Fraser River Pink Salmon: Methodology and Management Application.
Date added : May 1996

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PSC Technical Report No. 6

Pacific Salmon Commission Run-size Estimation Procedures: An Analysis of the 1994 Shortfall in Escapement of Late-run Fraser River Sockeye Salmon.
Date added : May 1995

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PSC Technical Report No. 5

Gable, J., and S. Cox-Rogers. Stock Identification of Fraser River Sockeye Salmon: Methodology and Management Application.
Date added : October 1993

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PSC Technical Report No. 4

Levy, D.A., P.A. Nealson, and P. Cheng. Fixed-Aspect Hydroacoustic Estimation of Fraser River Sockeye Salmon Abundance and Distribution at Mission, B.C. in 1986
Date added : October 1991

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PSC Technical Report No. 3

Cheng, P, D.A. Levy, and P.S. Nealson. Hydroacoustic Estimation of Fraser River Pink Salmon Abundance and Distribution at Mission, B.C. in 1987.
Date added : October 1991

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PSC Technical Report No. 2

Levy, D.A., B. Ransom and J. Burczynski. Hydroacoustic Estimation of Sockeye Salmon Abundance and Distribution in the Strait of Georgia, 1986.
Date added : October 1991

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PSC Technical Report No. 1

Technical Information Requirements for Effective Implementation of the Canada/United States Treaty Concerning Pacific Salmon. Prepared for the Pacific Salmon Commission: Natural Resources Consultants, Seattle, Washington.
Date added : October 1986

Hardcopy versions of Pacific Salmon Commission technical reports are available upon request by contacting the PSC Librarian at library@psc.org.