Alaska salmon harvest exceeds 150 million fish

Alaska salmon

Alaska’s commercial wild salmon catch had exceeded 152.7 million fish by the end of week 32, according to the latest in-season harvest figures compiled by the Alaska Department of Fish and Game (ADF&G).

In terms of species, the catch to date comprised 50.9 million sockeye, 79.7 million pinks, 19.4 million chum, 2.4 million coho and 242,000 king salmon.

Regionally, 39.2 million fish have so far come from the Bristol Bay area, including 37.7 million sockeye and 1.4 milli…

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