Bulletin 5

North Pacific Anadromous Fish Commission Bulletin Number 5 (2009)

Climate Change, Production Trends, and Carrying Capacity of Pacific Salmon in the Bering Sea and Adjacent Waters

Proceedings of the 2008 NPAFC International Symposium on Bering-Aleutian Salmon International Survey (BASIS): Climate Change, Production Trends, and Carrying Capacity of Pacific Salmon in the Bering Sea and Adjacent Waters, November 23–25, 2008, Seattle, WA, U.S.A.

Editors: E. Farley, Jr., T. Azumaya, R. Beamish, M. Koval, K. Myers, K.B. Seong and S. Urawa

1. Opening Remarks

Birth of Bering-Aleutian Salmon International Survey (BASIS)
J.H. Helle
Pages viiiviii | PDF (426 KB)

Greetings
F. Ulmer
Pages ix | PDF (336 KB)

2. Biological Responses by Salmon to Climate and Ecosystem Dynamics
2-1. Migration and Distribution of Salmon

Distribution and CPUE trends in Pacific salmon, especially sockeye salmon in the Bering Sea and adjacent waters from 1972 to the mid 2000s
T. Nagasawa and T. Azumaya
Pages 1–13 | PDF (1,581 KB)

Stock origins of chum salmon (Oncorhynchus keta) in the Gulf of Alaska during winter as estimated with microsatellites
T.D. Beacham, J.R. Candy, S. Sato, S. Urawa, K.D. Le, and M. Wetklo
Pages 15–23 | PDF (1,036 KB)

Preliminary genetic analysis of juvenile chum salmon from the Chukchi Sea and Bering Strait
C. Kondzela, M. Garvin, R. Riley, J. Murphy, J. Moss, S.A. Fuller, and A. Gharrett
Pages 25–27 | PDF (505 KB)

Stock distribution patterns of chum salmon in the Bering Sea and North Pacific Ocean during the summer and fall of 2002–2004
S. Sato, S. Moriya, T. Azumaya, H. Nagoya, S. Abe, and S. Urawa
Pages 29–37 | PDF (895 KB)

Salmon in the Arctic and how they avoid lethal low temperatures
J.R. Irvine, R.W. Macdonald, R.J. Brown, L. Godbout, J.D. Reist, and E.C. Carmack
Pages 39–50 | PDF (1,818 KB)

Stock-structured distribution of western Alaska and Yukon juvenile Chinook salmon (Oncorhynchus tshawytscha) from United States BASIS surveys, 2002–2007
J.M. Murphy, W.D. Templin, E.V. Farley, Jr., and J. E. Seeb
Pages 51–59 | PDF (1,353 KB)

Reproduction of short-term vertical movements observed using archival tags on chum salmon (Oncorhynchus keta) by a simple model
T. Azumaya and T. Nagasawa
Pages 61–69 | PDF (3,529 KB)

Stock-specific distribution and abundance of immature sockeye salmon in the western Bering Sea in summer and fall 2002–2004
A.V. Bugaev and K.W. Myers
Pages 71–86 | PDF (3,150 KB)

Stock-specific distribution and abundance of immature Chinook salmon in the western Bering Sea in summer and fall 2002–2004
A.V. Bugaev and K.W. Myers
Pages 87–97 | PDF (1,143)

Preliminary records of otolith-marked chum salmon found in the Bering Sea and North Pacific Ocean in 2006 and 2007
S. Sato, M. Takahashi, N. Watanabe, S. Kitatsuji, D. Takasaki, T. Chiba, S. Imai, Y. Goda, Y. Katayama, M. Kagaya, M. Fukuwaka, B.A. Agler, and S. Urawa
Pages 99–104 | PDF (739 KB)

Stock-specific distribution and abundance of immature chum salmon in the western Bering Sea in summer and fall 2002–2003
A.V. Bugaev, E.A. Zavolokina, L.O. Zavarina, A.O. Shubin, S.F. Zolotukhin, N.F. Kaplanova, M.V. Volobuev, I.N. Kireev, and K.W. Myers
Pages 105–120 | PDF (1,252 KB)

Behavior of Yukon River Chinook salmon in the Bering Sea as inferred from archival tag data
R.V. Walker and K.W. Myers
Pages 121–130 | PDF (1,809 KB)

Stock-specific ocean distribution and migration of chum salmon in the Bering Sea and North Pacific Ocean
S. Urawa, S. Sato, P.A. Crane, B. Agler, R. Josephson, and T. Azumaya
Pages 131–146 | PDF (2,965 KB)

Do Bering Sea temperatures influence catch rates in the June south Peninsula, Alaska, salmon fishery?
P.C. Martin
Pages 147–156 | PDF (820 KB)

2-2. Food Production and Salmon Growth

Changes in size and growth of Anadyr chum salmon (Oncorhynchus keta) from 1962–2007
A.V. Zavolokin, E.A. Zavolokina, and Y.N. Khokhlov
Pages 157–163 | PDF (870 KB)

Forage base of Pacific salmon in the western Bering Sea and adjacent Pacific waters in 2002–2006
A.V. Zavolokin
Pages 165–172 | PDF (1,163 KB)

Bias-corrected size trends in chum salmon in the central Bering Sea and North Pacific Ocean
M. Fukuwaka, N.D. Davis, T. Azumaya, and T. Nagasawa
Pages 173–176 | PDF (497 KB)

Alaska sockeye salmon scale patterns as indicators of climatic and oceanic shifts in the North Pacific Ocean, 1922–2000
E.C. Martinson, J.H. Helle, D.L. Scarnecchia, and H.H. Stokes
Pages 177–182 | PDF (535 KB)

Energy density and length of juvenile pink salmon Oncorhynchus gorbuscha in the eastern Bering Sea from 2004 to 2007: a period of relatively warm and cool sea surface temperatures
A.G. Andrews, E.V. Farley, Jr., J.H. Moss, J.M. Murphy, and E.F. Husoe
Pages 183–189 | PDF (989 KB)

Juvenile pink and chum salmon distribution, diet, and growth in the northern Bering and Chukchi seas
J.H. Moss, J.M. Murphy, E.V. Farley, Jr., L.B. Eisner, and A.G. Andrews
Pages 191–196 | PDF (1,232 KB)

2-3. Feeding Habits and Trophic Interaction

Review of BASIS salmon food habits studies
N.D. Davis, A.V. Volkov, A. Ya. Efimkin, N.A. Kuznetsova, J.L. Armstrong, and O. Sakai
Pages 197–208 | PDF (751 KB)

Jellyfish and juvenile salmon associations with oceanographic characteristics during warm and cool years in the eastern Bering Sea
K. Cieciel, E.V. Farley, Jr., and L.B. Eisner
Pages 209–224 | PDF (1,240 KB)

Genetic techniques provide evidence of Chinook salmon feeding on walleye pollock offal
T.J. Buser, N.D. Davis, I. Jiménez-Hidalgo, and L. Hauser
Pages 225–229 | PDF (453 KB)

The role of Pacific salmon in the trophic structure of the upper epipelagic layer of the western Bering Sea during summer-autumn 2002–2006
S.V. Naydenko
Pages 231–241 | PDF (1,432 KB)

Winter food habits of Chinook salmon in the eastern Bering Sea
N.D. Davis, K.W. Meyers, and W.J. Fournier
Pages 243–253 | PDF (631 KB)

A comparison of the diets of hatchery and wild coho salmon (Oncorhynchus kisutch) in the Strait of Georgia from 1997–2007
R.M. Sweeting and R.J. Beamish
Pages 255–264 | PDF (963 KB)

2-4. Production Trends and Carrying Capacity of Salmon

Growth rate potential of juvenile chum salmon on the eastern Bering Sea shelf: an assessment of salmon carrying capacity
E.V. Farley, Jr. and J.H. Moss
Pages 265–277 | PDF (2,347 KB)

Climate, growth and population dynamics of Yukon River Chinook salmon
G.T. Ruggerone, J.L. Nielsen, and B.A. Agler
Pages 279–285 | PDF (552 KB)

Salmon distribution in the northern Japan during the Jomon Period, 2,000–8,000 years ago, and its implications for future global warming
Y. Ishida, A. Yamada, H. Adachi, I. Yagisawa, K. Tadokoro, and H.J. Geiger
Pages 287–292 | PDF (779 KB)

Trends in run size and carrying capacity of Pacific salmon in the North Pacific Ocean
M. Kaeriyama, H. Seo, and H. Kudo
Pages 293–302 | PDF (1,206 KB)

Body size of maturing chum salmon in relation to sea surface temperatures in the eastern Bering Sea
J.H. Helle and M. Fukuwaka
Pages 303–319 | PDF (978 KB)

Current status and tendencies in the dynamics of biota of the Bering Sea macroecosystem
V.P. Shuntov and O.S. Temnykh
Pages 321–332 | PDF (653 KB)

The salmon MALBEC project: a North Pacific-scale study to support salmon conservation planning
N.J. Mantua, N.G. Taylor, G.T. Ruggerone, K.W. Myers, D. Preikshot, X. Augerot, N.D. Davis, B. Dorner, R. Hilborn, R.M. Peterman, P. Rand, D. Schindler, J. Stanford, R.V. Walker, and C.J. Walters
Pages 333–354 | PDF (4,376 KB)

3. Closing Remarks

Summary and future plan of BASIS
E.V. Farley, Jr.
Pages 355–357 | PDF (591 KB)