Annual Report for the Alaska Groundfish Fisheries Chinook Salmon Incidental Catch and ESA Consultation

October 14, 2019

Annual report on salmon incidental catch in the Alaska groundfish fisheries, including current information on salmon bycatch reduction measures and sources for the genetic composition of salmon caught in these fisheries. This report updates previous annual reports on salmon incidental catch and includes 2018 data on salmon incidental catch in groundfish fisheries, and an update of NOAA Fisheries' efforts to reduce the incidental catch of salmon in groundfish fisheries.