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What is brood stock?

Brood stock

Adult fish used to propagate the subsequent generation of hatchery fish.

   
What is a "A-run steelhead".

A-run steelhead

Summer steelhead crossing Bonneville Dam on or before August 25.

   

Biological reference points

Fishing mortality rates that may provide acceptable protection against growth overfishing and/or recruitment overfishing for a particular stock. They are usually calculated from equilibrium yield-per-recruit curves, spawning stock biomass-per-recruit curves and stock recruitment data. Examples are F0.1, Fmax and Fmed.

   

Biological reference points

Fishing mortality rates that may provide acceptable protection against growth overfishing and/or recruitment overfishing for a particular stock. They are usually calculated from equilibrium yield-per-recruit curves, spawning stock biomass-per-recruit curves and stock recruitment data. Examples are F0.1, Fmax and Fmed.

   
What is the B-run for steelhead?

B-run steelhead

Summer steelhead crossing Bonneville Dam after August 25.

   
What is Biological reference points for fish refer too?

Biological reference points

Fishing mortality rates that may provide acceptable protection against growth overfishing and/or recruitment overfishing for a particular stock. They are usually calculated from equilibrium yield-per-recruit curves, spawning stock biomass-per-recruit curves and stock recruitment data. Examples are F0.1, Fmax and Fmed.

   
What is "Anadromous"?

Anadromous

Fish that hatch rear in fresh water, migrate to the ocean (salt water) to grow and mature, and migrate back to fresh water to spawn and reproduce.

   
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