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Bulletin No. 5.

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.


1.  Opening Remarks

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
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  • Forage base of Pacific salmon in the western Bering Sea and adjacent Pacific waters in 2002–2006
    A.V. Zavolokin
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  • 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
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  • 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
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  • 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
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  • 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
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2-3.  Feeding Habits and Trophic Interaction

  • 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
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  • Climate, growth and population dynamics of Yukon River Chinook salmon
    G.T. Ruggerone, J.L. Nielsen, and B.A. Agler
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  • 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
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  • Trends in run size and carrying capacity of Pacific salmon in the North Pacific Ocean
    M. Kaeriyama, H. Seo, and H. Kudo
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  • Body size of maturing chum salmon in relation to sea surface temperatures in the eastern Bering Sea
    J.H. Helle and M. Fukuwaka
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  • Current status and tendencies in the dynamics of biota of the Bering Sea macroecosystem
    V.P. Shuntov and O.S. Temnykh
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  • 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
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3.  Closing Remarks

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