Science Response 2019/009

Update of indicators to 2018 of adult Atlantic Salmon for the Miramichi River (NB), Salmon Fishing Area 16, DFO Gulf Region


The last assessment of stock status of Atlantic Salmon (Salmo salar) for Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO) Gulf Region was completed after the 2013 return year (DFO 2014) and updates on stock status for each of the four Salmon Fishing Areas (SFA 15-18) have been prepared annually since then (DFO 2015a; DFO 2015b; DFO 2016; DFO 2017; DFO 2018a). DFO Fisheries and Aquaculture Management requested an update of the status of the Atlantic Salmon stock in the Miramichi River for 2018. Indicators for adult Atlantic Salmon for the Miramichi River are provided in this report. This Science Response Report results from the Science Response peer review meeting held in Moncton (N.B.) on December 11, 2018. No other publications will be produced from this science response process.

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