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Skeena River Estuary: A Snapshot of Current Status and Condition

author The Pacific Salmon Foundation
published year 2015
document type report
species Chinook, chum, coho, pink, sockeye
location Skeena River estuary, Prince Rupert
subjects Skeena River, estuary, juvenile salmon, pressure indicators, state indicators, cumulative effects
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This report provides a snapshot of the state of the Skeena River estuary from the perspective of salmon. It summarizes the main results of an assessment of estuarine habitat, including maps which display the spatial data used in the assessment and the status of 23 estuary indicators selected for this project. In addition, it presents recommendations for priority monitoring activities to address identified data gaps.

More detailed information regarding the project methods can be found in the Skeena River Estuary Assessment: Technical Report.

In addition, the methods and results of the data quality assessments are detailed in Skeena River Estuary Assessment Supplemental: Data Quality Assessments.