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Bulletin No. 6.

Pacific Salmon and Steelhead Production in a Changing Climate: Past, Present, and Future
Proceedings of the 2015 NPAFC International Symposium on Pacific Salmon and Steelhead Production in a Changing Climate: Past, Present, and Future, May 17–19, 2015, Kobe, Japan.
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1.  Migration and Survival Mechanisms of Salmonids during Critical Periods in Their Marine Life History

  • Size-selective mortality of Chinook salmon in relation to body energy after the first summer in nearshore marine habitats
    K.G. Howard, J.M. Murphy, L.I. Wilson, J.H. Moss, and E.V. Farley, Jr.
    2016. NPAFC Bull. 6: 1–11. doi:10.23849/npafcb6/1.11.
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  • Thiamine and lipid utilization in fasting Chinook salmon
    D.C. Honeyfield, A.K. Peters, and M.L. Jones
    2016. NPAFC Bull. 6: 1319. doi:10.23849/npafcb6/13.19.
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  • An exploratory assessment of thiamine status in western Alaska Chinook salmon (Oncorhynchus tshawytscha)
    D.C. Honeyfield, J.M. Murphy, K.G. Howard, W.W. Strasburger, and A.C. Matz
    2016. NPAFC Bull. 6: 2131. doi:10.23849/npafcb6/21.31.
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  • The influence of environmental variation on the Columbia River estuarine fish community: implications for predation on juvenile salmonids
    L.A. Weitkamp, T.P. Good, D.E. Lyons, and D.D. Roby
    2016. NPAFC Bull. 6: 3344. doi:10.23849/npafcb6/33.44.
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  • Initial estimates from an integrated study examining the residence period and migration timing of juvenile sockeye salmon from the Fraser River through coastal waters of British Columbia
    C.M. Neville, S.C. Johnson, T.D. Beacham, T. Whitehouse, J. Tadey, and M. Trudel
    2016. NPAFC Bull. 6: 4560. doi:10.23849/npafcb6/45.60.
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  • Early marine migration of juvenile chum salmon along the Pacific coast of eastern Hokkaido
    K. Kasugai, H. Saneyoshi, T. Aoyama, Y. Shinriki, A. Iijima, and Y. Miyakoshi
    2016. NPAFC Bull. 6: 6172. doi:10.23849/npafcb6/61.72.
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  • Adapting Hokkaido hatchery strategies to regional ocean conditions can improve chum salmon survival and reduce variability
    M. Nagata, Y. Miyakoshi, M. Fujiwara, K. Kasugai, D. Ando, M. Torao, H. Saneyoshi, and J.R. Irvine
    2016. NPAFC Bull. 6: 7385. doi:10.23849/npafcb6/73.85.
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  • Effects of release timing on the recovery of late-run chum salmon in the Okhotsk Sea coast of Hokkaido, Japan
    M. Nagata, D. Ando, M. Fujiwara, and Y. Miyakoshi
    2016. NPAFC Bull. 6: 8795. doi:10.23849/npafcb6/87.95.
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  • Observations of steelhead in the California Current lead to a marine-based hypothesis for the "half-pounder" life history, with climate change implications for anadromy
    S.A. Hayes, A.J. Ammann, J.A. Harding, J.L. Hassrick, L. deWitt, and C.A. Morgan
    2016. NPAFC Bull. 6: 97105. doi:10.23849/npafcb6/97.105.
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  • A water-recycling system for hatchery rearing of chum salmon fry
    T. Shimizu, T. Morita, and Y. Yamamoto
    2016. NPAFC Bull. 6: 107111. doi:10.23849/npafcb6/107.111.
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  • Pacific salmon and steelhead: life in a changing winter ocean
    K.W. Myers, J.R. Irvine, E.A. Logerwell, S. Urawa, S.V. Naydenko, A.V. Zavolokin, and N.D. Davis
    2016. NPAFC Bull. 6: 113138. doi:10.23849/npafcb6/113.138.
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  • Is winter the critical period in the marine life history of Pacific salmon?
    S.V. Naydenko, O.S. Temnykh, and A.L. Figurkin
    2016. NPAFC Bull. 6: 139152. doi:10.23849/npafcb6/139.152.
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  • Stock-specific abundance of chum salmon in the central Gulf of Alaska during winter
    S. Urawa, T.D. Beacham, S. Sato, T. Kaga, B.A. Agler, R. Josephson, and M. Fukuwaka
    2016. NPAFC Bull. 6: 153160. doi:10.23849/npafcb6/153.160.
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  • Allometric relationships between body size and energy density of juvenile Chinook (Oncorhynchus tshawytscha) and chum (O. keta) salmon across a latitudinal gradient
    J.H. Moss, J.M. Murphy, E.A. Fergusson, and R.A. Heintz
    2016. NPAFC Bull. 6: 161168. doi:10.23849/npafcb6/161.168.
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  • Chinook salmon first-year production indicators from ocean monitoring in Southeast Alaska
    J.A. Orsi, E.A. Fergusson, A.C. Wertheimer, and E.V. Farley, Jr.
    2016. NPAFC Bull. 6: 169179. doi:10.23849/npafcb6/169.179.
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2.  Climate Change Impacts on Salmonid Production and Their Marine Ecosystems

  • Temporal and spatial variation in growth condition of Pacific salmon
    H. Ueno, M. Kaeriyama, M. Otani, M. Oe, Y. Qin, M.N. Aita, S. Yoon, and M.J. Kishi
    2016. NPAFC Bull. 6: 181187. doi:10.23849/npafcb6/181.187.
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  • Correlations between winter sea surface temperatures in the North Pacific Ocean and continental-scale commercial catches of Pacific salmon, 19832013
    A.V. Bugaev, O.B. Tepnin, and K.W. Myers
    2016. NPAFC Bull. 6: 189205. doi:10.23849/npafcb6/189.205.
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  • Variation in zooplankton and micro-nekton biomass in response to seawater temperature changes in the central Bering Sea during summer
    T. Sato, S. Sato, S. Urawa, and T. Nagasawa
    2016. NPAFC Bull. 6: 207217. doi:10.23849/npafcb6/207.217.
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  • Distribution, diet, and bycatch of chum salmon in the eastern Bering Sea
    J.M. Murphy, E.V. Farley, Jr., J.N. Ianelli, and D.L. Stram
    2016. NPAFC Bull. 6: 219234. doi:10.23849/npafcb6/219.234.
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  • Potential role of the magnetic field on homing in chum salmon (Oncorhynchus keta) tracked from the open sea to coastal Japan
    T. Azumaya, S. Sato, S. Urawa, and T. Nagasawa
    2016. NPAFC Bull. 6: 235241. doi:10.23849/npafcb6/235.241.
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3.  Retrospective Analysis of Key Salmonid Populations as Indicators of Marine Ecosystem Conditions

  • Future climate-related changes in fish species composition including chum salmon (Oncorhynchus keta) in northern Japanese waters, inferred from archaeological evidence
    Y. Ishida, A. Yamada, and K. Nagasawa
    2016. NPAFC Bull. 6: 243258. doi:10.23849/npafcb6/243.258.
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  • Changes in the trophic structure of an epipelagic community in the western Bering Sea and western North Pacific Ocean with an emphasis on Pacific salmon (Oncorhynchus spp.)
    A.V. Zavolokin, V.I. Radchenko, and S.V. Naydenko
    2016. NPAFC Bull. 6: 259278. doi:10.23849/npafcb6/259.278.
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  • Recent decline of pink salmon (Oncorhynchus gorbuscha) abundance in Japan
    T. Saito, Y. Hirabayashi, K. Suzuki, K. Watanabe, and H. Saito
    2016. NPAFC Bull. 6: 279296. doi:10.23849/npafcb6/279.296.
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  • Population dynamics of pink salmon in the Sakhalin-Kuril region, Russia
    A.M. Kaev and J.R. Irvine
    2016. NPAFC Bull. 6: 297305. doi:10.23849/npafcb6/297.305.
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  • Changing growth and maturity in western Alaskan Chinook salmon, Oncorhynchus tshawytscha, brood years 19752005
    M.V. McPhee, J.M. Leon, L.I. Wilson, J.E. Siegel, and B.A. Agler
    2016. NPAFC Bull. 6: 307327. doi:10.23849/npafcb6/307.327.
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  • Effects of climate and competition for offshore prey on growth, survival, and reproductive potential of coho salmon in Southeast Alaska
    L.D. Shaul and H.J. Geiger
    2016. NPAFC Bull. 6: 329347. doi:10.23849/npafcb6/329.347.
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  • Pink and sockeye salmon interactions at sea and their influence on forecast error of Bristol Bay sockeye salmon
    G.T. Ruggerone, B.A. Agler, B.M. Connors, E.V. Farley, Jr., J.R. Irvine, L.I. Wilson, and E.M. Yasumiishi
    2016. NPAFC Bull. 6: 349361. doi:10.23849/npafcb6/349.361.
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  • Stock-recruit analyses of Fraser River sockeye salmon
    S.A. Akenhead, J.R. Irvine, K.D. Hyatt, S.C. Johnson, and S.C.H. Grant
    2016. NPAFC Bull. 6: 363390. doi:10.23849/npafcb6/363.390.
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  • Habitat manipulations confound the interpretation of sockeye salmon recruitment patterns at Chilko Lake, British Columbia
    S.A. Akenhead, J.R. Irvine, K.D. Hyatt, S.C. Johnson, C.G.J. Michielsens, and S.C.H. Grant
    2016. NPAFC Bull. 6: 391414. doi:10.23849/npafcb6/391.414.
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4.  Application of Stock Identification and Models for Salmonid Population Management

  • Genetic identification of juvenile pink salmon improves accuracy of forecasts of spawning runs in the Okhotsk Sea basin
    N.Yu. Shpigalskaya, A.I. Kositsina, U.O. Muravskaya, and O.N. Saravansky
    2016. NPAFC Bull. 6: 415420. doi:10.23849/npafcb6/415.420.
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  • Microsatellite identification of sockeye salmon rearing in the Bering Sea during 2009, and 20112014
    T.D. Beacham, J.R. Candy, S. Sato, and S. Urawa
    2016. NPAFC Bull. 6: 421432. doi:10.23849/npafcb6/421.432.
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  • Occurrence of white-fleshed coho salmon in northern Southeast Alaska
    W.R. Heard
    2016. NPAFC Bull. 6: 433437. doi:10.23849/npafcb6/433.437.
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  • Genetic analysis identifies consistent proportions of seasonal life history types in Yukon River juvenile and adult chum salmon
    C.M. Kondzela, J.A. Whittle, C.T. Marvin, J.M. Murphy, K.G. Howard, B.M. Borba, E.V. Farley, Jr., W.D. Templin, and J.R. Guyon
    2016. NPAFC Bull. 6: 439450. doi:10.23849/npafcb6/439.450.
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  • Genetic variation in chum salmon in the Sanriku Region, Japan, inferred from mitochondrial DNA analysis
    H. Tsukagoshi, S. Terui, G. Ogawa, S. Sato, and S. Abe
    2016. NPAFC Bull. 6: 451454. doi:10.23849/npafcb6/451.454.
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5.  Forecasting Salmonid Production and Linked Ecosystems in a Changing Climate

  • Applying the Krogh Principle to find shortcuts to understanding Pacific salmon production
    R.J. Beamish and C.M. Neville
    2016. NPAFC Bull. 6: 455468. doi:10.23849/npafcb6/455.468.
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  • Feeding habits and trophic levels of Pacific salmon (Oncorhynchus spp.) in the North Pacific Ocean
    Y. Qin and M. Kaeriyama
    2016. NPAFC Bull. 6: 469481. doi:10.23849/npafcb6/469.481.
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  • Forecasting pink salmon production in Southeast Alaska using ecosystem indicators in times of climate change
    J.A. Orsi, E.A. Fergusson, A.C. Wertheimer, E.V. Farley, Jr., and P.R. Mundy
    2016. NPAFC Bull. 6: 483499. doi:10.23849/npafcb6/483.499.
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6.  Review of the NPAFC 2011–2015 Science Plan

  • Forecasting Pacific salmon production in a changing climate: a review of the 20112015 NPAFC Science Plan
    S. Urawa, J.R. Irvine, J.K. Kim, E.C. Volk, A.V. Zavolokin, T. Azumaya, T.D. Beacham, A.V. Bugaev, E.V. Farley,
    Jr., J.R. Guyon, S.G. Kim, M.J. Kishi, N.V. Klovach, M.V. Koval, D.H. Lee, S.V. Naydenko, D.S. Oxman, T. Saito,
    S. Sato, M.W. Saunders, O.S. Temnykh, A.M. Tompkins, M. Trudel, V.V. Volobuev, K.I. Warheit, and N.D. Davis
    2016. NPAFC Bull. 6: 501534. doi:10.23849/npafcb6/501.534.
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