Bulletin 4

North Pacific Anadromous Fish Commission Bulletin Number 4 (2005)

Status of Pacific Salmon and Their Role in North Pacific Marine Ecosystems

Proceedings of the 2005 NPAFC-PICES Joint Symposium on the Status of Pacific Salmon and Their Role in North Pacific Marine Ecosystems

Editors: Richard Beamish and Vladimir Radchenko

Opening Remarks

Getting the message out
Richard J. Beamish
Pages 1–6 | PDF (1,986 KB)

Topic 1: Status of Pacific Salmon, Trends in Abundance and Biological Characteristics
1A: Trends in Abundance and Biological Characteristics

Trends in abundance and biological characteristics of pink salmon (Oncorhynchus gorbuscha) in the North Pacific Ocean
Vladimir I. Radchenko, Olga S. Temnykh, and Viktor V. Lapko
Pages 7–21 | PDF (979 KB)

Possible causes and effects of shifts in trends of abundance in pink salmon of southern Sakhalin and Iturup Island
Alexander M. Kaev, Alexander A. Antonov, Vladimir M. Chupakhin, and Vyacheslav A. Rudnev
Pages 23–33 | PDF (773 KB)

Trends in abundance and biological characteristics of chum salmon
Masa-aki Fukuwaka, Tomonori Azumaya, Toru Nagasawa, Alexander N. Starovoytov, John H. Helle, Toshihiko Saito, and Eiichi Hasegawa
Pages 35–43 | PDF (1,449 KB)

Trends in abundance and feeding of chum salmon in the western Bering Sea
Alexander N. Starovoytov
Pages 45–51 | PDF (783 KB)

Trends in abundance and biological characteristics for North Pacific sockeye salmon
Douglas M. Eggers and James R. Irvine
Pages 53–75 | PDF (1,412 KB)

Chinook salmon—trends in abundance and biological characteristics
William R. Heard, Evgeny Shevlyakov, Olga V. Zikunova, and Richard E. McNicol
Pages 77–91 | PDF (1,744 KB)

Trends in abundance and size of coho salmon in the Pacific Rim
Leon Shaul, Laurie Weitkamp, Kent Simpson, and Joel Sawada
Pages 93–104 | PDF (977 KB)

1B: How Can Ocean Conditions Be Observed Using Pacific Salmon

Diets of Pacific salmon in the Sea of Okhotsk, Bering Sea, and northwest Pacific Ocean
Vladimir I. Karpenko, Anatoly F. Volkov, and Maxim V. Koval
Pages 105–116 | PDF (801 KB)

Regional diversity of juvenile pink salmon diet in autumn in the Bering, Okhotsk and Japan Seas
Svetlana V. Naydenko, Alexander Ya. Efimkin, and Artem E. Lazhentsev
Pages 117–126 | PDF (1,670 KB)

Food supply and trophic relationships of Pacific salmon (Oncorhynchus spp.) and Atka mackerel (Pleurogrammus monopterygius) in the western Bering Sea in Fall 2002–2004
Alexander V. Zavolokin, Alexander Ya. Efimkin, Alexander M. Slabinsky, and Natalya S. Kosenok
Pages 127–131 | PDF (1,033 KB)

Wounding of Pacific salmon in relation to spatio-temporal variation in distribution patterns of important predatory fishes in the Russian economic zone
Vladimir V. Sviridov, Igor I. Glebov, Alexander N. Starovoytov, Alla V. Sviridova, Mikhail A. Zuev, Vladimir V. Kulik, and Maxim A. Ocheretyanny
Pages 133–144 | PDF (1,226 KB)

Wounding of Pacific salmon by predators in gillnet catches in the Russian economic zone in 2004
Alexander V. Bugaev and Evgenii A. Shevlyakov
Pages 145–154 | PDF (1,234 KB)

Preliminary studies of metazoan parasites of chum salmon in Korea
Jeong-Ho Kim, Chul-Ho Lee, and Chae-Sung Lee
Pages 155–157 | PDF (370 KB)

Topic 2: Role of Pacific Salmon in the Function of North Pacific Marine Ecosystems
2A: Migration Routes, Migration Timing, and Resident Areas for Populations of Pacific Salmon and What They Tell Us about Environmental Condition

Stock-specific distributions of Asian and North American salmon in the open ocean, interannual changes, and oceanographic conditions
Katherine W. Myers, Natalia V. Klovach, Oleg F. Gritsenko, Shigehiko Urawa, and Thomas C. Royer
Pages 159–177 | PDF (3,996 KB)

Regional and seasonal differences in temperature and salinity limitations of Pacific salmon (Oncorhynchus spp.)
Tomonori Azumaya, Toru Nagasawa, Olga S. Temnykh, and Gennady V. Khen
Pages 179–187 | PDF (2,107 KB)

Spatial distribution and age composition of chum salmon in the western Bering Sea in 2002 and 2003
Elena A. Zavolokina
Pages 189–192 | PDF (772 KB)

Spatio-temporal variation in vertical distributions of Pacific salmon in the ocean
Robert V. Walker, Vladimir V. Sviridov, Shigehiko Urawa, and Tomonori Azumaya
Pages 193–201 | PDF (545 KB)

Genetic diversity and population structure of chum salmon in the North Pacific
Go-Eun Kim, Youn-Ho Lee, Geoyoung Kang, Choong-gon Kim, Woongsic Jung, Ki-Baek Seong, James E. Seeb, Suam Kim, and Sukyung Kang
Pages 203–209 | PDF (764 KB)

2B: Spatial Scales of Salmon and Environmental Variability

Influence of physical parameters on zooplankton variability during early ocean life of juvenile chum salmon in the coastal waters of eastern Hokkaido, Okhotsk Sea
Hiroki Asami, Hiroshi Shimada, Mayumi Sawada, Hajimu Sato, Yasuyuki Miyakoshi, Daisei Ando, Makoto Fujiwara, and Mitsuhiro Nagata
Pages 211–221 | PDF (2,114 KB)

Influence of coastal seawater temperature on the distribution and growth of juvenile chum salmon, with recommendations for altered release strategies
Mitsuhiro Nagata, Yasuyuki Miyakoshi, Daisei Ando, Makoto Fujiwara, Mayumi Sawada, Hiroshi Shimada, and Hiroki Asami
Pages 223–235 | PDF (1,300 KB)

A shift in pink salmon dominance in the Okhotsk Sea of Hokkaido in relation to coastal environments during early sea life
Mitsuhiro Nagata, Daisei Ando, Makoto Fujiwara, Yasuyuki Miyakoshi, Mayumi Sawada, Hiroshi Shimada, and Hiroki Asami
Pages 237–249 | PDF (1,961 KB)

Topic 3: Pacific Salmon as Indicators of Climate Variability in the North Pacific
3A: Observations: What Observations of Pacific Salmon Populations Indicate Climate Variability Most Clearly?

Spatial and temporal changes in the growth patterns and survival of Hokkaido chum salmon populations in 1970–2001
Masahide Kaeriyama, Akihiko Yatsu, Masayuki Noto, and Seiichi Saitoh
Pages 251–256 | PDF (1,826 KB)

Bioenergetic responses by Pacific salmon to climate and ecosystem variation
David A. Beauchamp, Alison D. Cross, Janet L. Armstrong, Katherine W. Myers, Jamal H. Moss, Jennifer L. Boldt, and Lewis J. Haldorson
Pages 257–269 | PDF (674 KB)

Comparison of sockeye salmon (Oncorhynchus nerka) monitoring in the Fraser River basin, British Columbia, Canada and Bristol Bay, Alaska, USA
Peter S. Rand, Cathy P. Kellon, Xanthippe Augerot, Matthew Goslin, James R. Irvine, and Gregory T. Ruggerone
Pages 271–284 | PDF (7,965 KB)

Salmon as status indicators for North Pacific ecosystems
James R. Irvine, and Brian E. Riddell
Pages 285–287 | PDF (410 KB)

3B: Mechanisms: How is Climate Variability Transmitted to Variability in Pacific Salmon Populations?

Influence of salmon abundance and ocean conditions on body size of Pacific salmon
John H. Helle, Ellen C. Martinson, Douglas M. Eggers, and Oleg Gritsenko
Pages 289–298 | PDF (1,177 KB)

Density-dependent growth of sockeye salmon in the North Pacific Ocean
Ole A. Mathisen, Lowell Fair, Richard J. Beamish, and Victor F. Bugaev
Pages 299–310 | PDF (1,358 KB)

A review of the critical size, critical period hypothesis for juvenile Pacific salmon
Edward V. Farley, Jr., Jamal H. Moss, and Richard J. Beamish
Pages 311–317 | PDF (536 KB)

Possible causes and effects of shifts in trends of abundance in pink salmon of Kunashir Island, a population near the southern limit of its range in Asia
Alexander M. Kaev, and Larisa V. Romasenko
Pages 319–326 | PDF (600 KB)

Similarity of diurnal rhythms of Pacific salmon feeding in the western Bering Sea
Anatoly F. Volkov, and Natalya S. Kosenok
Pages 327–333 | PDF (1,026 KB)

Symposium Summary
Pages 335–336 | PDF (262 KB)