Togiak Herring Biomass Forecast Above 10-Year Average

Alaska fishery area management biologists in Dillingham say the 2015 Togiak District herring biomass is forecast to be 163,480 tons, about 110 percent of the recent 10-year average. The forecast issued in late February is based on an age-structured analysis model in use since 1993. It shows so far that herring ages 4-6 are expected to comprise 17 percent of the projected biomass, ages -7 and -8 comprising 27 percent, ages 9-11 up to 50 percent, and the remaining 6 percent from fish ages 12 years and over. Read the rest here 15:22

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