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Strong Genetic Signals Detected for Kvichak and Egegik

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3:32 PM SAT JUNE 29, 2013

By MIKE MASON
The latest genetic stock composition estimates from the fish caught as part of the Port Moller Test Fishery show continued strength for sockeye bound for the Egegik and Kvichak Rivers.

The estimates from the fish caught on June 25th and 26th shows that 22.8-percent of the sockeye were headed to the Egegik River and 27.8-percent are bound for the Kvichak River. 11.5-percent of the sockeye showed a genetic signal for the Ugashik River and 11.8-percent were bound for the Naknek River. For the Nushagak District the latest estimates show that 11.2-percent of the sockeye were bound for the.... http://kdlg.org/post/strong-genetic-signals-detected-sockeye-headed-kvichak-and-egegik-rivers

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