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OUTDOORS Morris News Service Alaska Editor's note: This is the ninth in the Morris Communications series, "The case for conserving the Kenai king salmon."

A king without its crown: Examining the forces and factors contributing to the decline of alaska's king salmon

This graphic, originally part of a research paper written by research scientist Jim Murphy and others, shows the distribution of juvenile Chinook salmon catch-per-unit-effort from surface trawl surveys on the eastern Bering Sea Shelf during both warm (a) and cool (b) water temperature scenarios. According to research, Bering Sea temperatures were warmer from 2002 to 2007, than from 2009 to 2011.
Courtesy Of Jim Murphy,Et Al | National Oceanic And Atmospheric Administration
This graphic, originally part of a research paper written by research scientist Jim Murphy and others, shows the distribution of juvenile Chinook salmon catch-per-unit-effort from surface trawl surveys on the eastern Bering Sea Shelf during both warm (a) and cool (b) water temperature scenarios. According to research, Bering Sea temperatures were warmer from 2002 to 2007, than from 2009 to 2011.
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