Impact on communities
The impacts of Southeast Alaskan interception fisheries are not confined to B.C.'s north and central coast.
In fact, they stretch out as far as Revelstoke near the Alberta border.
This map shows the extent to which Alaskan harvest impacts communities across B.C.
Click the map and use the interactive filters to see what percentage of a local salmon population’s total catch is taken in Southeast Alaska.
Impact on stocks
Without better monitoring we can't tell the precise story of Southeast Alaskan interception fishery impacts on threatened B.C. salmon populations.
What we do know is they are significant.
Click the map and use interactive filters to see estimated impacts on Chinook, Sockeye, Coho, Pink, Chum and Steelhead stocks across B.C. The map shows what percentage of the total catch Alaskan fisheries take of each salmon population.