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Pacific Salmon & their Ecosystems

Status and Future Options

Authors: Stouder, Deanna J., Bisson, Peter A., Naiman, Robert

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The symposium "Pacific Salmon and Their Ecosystems: Status and Future Options',' and this book resulted from initial efforts in 1992 by Robert J. Naiman and Deanna J. Stouder to examine the problem of declining Pacific salmon (Oncorhynchus spp.). Our primary goal was to determine informational gaps. As we explored different scientific sources, state, provincial, and federal agencies, as well as non-profit and fishing organizations, we found that the information existed but was not being communicated across institutional and organizational boundaries. At this juncture, we decided to create a steering committee and plan a symposium to bring together researchers, managers, and resource users. The steering committee consisted of members from state and federal agencies, non-profit organizations, and private industry (see Acknowledgments for names and affiliations). In February 1993, we met at the University of Washington in Seattle to begin planning the symposium. The steering committee spent the next four months developing the conceptual framework for the symposium and the subsequent book. Our objectives were to accomplish the following: (1) assess changes in anadromous Pacific Northwest salmonid populations, (2) examine factors responsible for those changes, and (3) identify options available to society to restore Pacific salmon in the Northwest. The symposium on Pacific Salmon was held in Seattle, Washington, January 10-12, 1994. Four hundred and thirty-five people listened to oral presentations and examined more than forty posters over two and a half days. We made a deliberate attempt to draw in speakers and attendees from outside the Pacific Northwest.

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Text derived from symposium of same name, convened in Seattle, Washington in 1994. Thirty-six papers link salmonid declines with biological, political, and social factors regulating resource management and conservation American Fisheries Society; Text derived from symposium of same name, convened in Seattle, Washington in 1994. Thirty-six papers link salmonid declines with biological, political, and social factors regulating resource management and conservation - American Fisheries Society.; ...comprehensive and thought-provoking... - Salmon Farming.

Table of contents (36 chapters)

Table of contents (36 chapters)

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Pacific Salmon & their Ecosystems
Book Subtitle
Status and Future Options
Authors
Copyright
1997
Publisher
Springer US
Copyright Holder
Springer Science+Business Media Dordrecht
eBook ISBN
978-1-4615-6375-4
DOI
10.1007/978-1-4615-6375-4
Hardcover ISBN
978-0-412-98691-8
Softcover ISBN
978-1-4613-7928-7
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XXI, 685
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