Alaska Nears 200 Million Salmon Landed, Final Numbers Could Put 2021 in Top Eight Historically
By the end of this week, once the numbers are tallied, the state could surpass the 200 million salmon mark for commercial landings of all five species.
Current numbers, which do not include all of this week’s harvests yet, are 196.46 million, made up of 132.84 million pink salmon, 53.58 million sockeye, 8.5 million chum salmon, 1.5 million coho, and 202,000 Chinook.
These levels are above pre-season forecasts for sockeye (by 7 million) and pinks (8.6 million and counting) but well below for chums ...
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