Effect of forecast skill on management of the Oregon coast coho salmon (Oncorhynchus kisutch) fishery
Abstract:Better fisheries management is often given as one justification for research on improving forecasts of fish survival. However, the value gained from expected improvements in forecast skill in terms of achieving management goals is rarely quantified as part of research objectives. Using Monte Carlo simulations of population dynamics, we assessed the effect of forecast skill under two strategies for managing Oregon coast natural (OCN) coho salmon (
Document Type: Research Article
Affiliations: Northwest Fisheries Science Center, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Newport, OR, USA.
Publication date: June 30, 2012
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