RT Book, Whole DB /z-wcorg/ DS http://worldcat.org ID 71012258 LA English T1 Characterization of the 2004 salmon run in the Kuskokwim River based on test fishing at Bethel A1 Bue, Douglas G., Martz, Michael., Alaska., Division of Sport Fish., Alaska., Division of Commercial Fisheries., PB Alaska Dept. of Fish and Game, Division of Sport Fish, Research and Technical Services PP Anchorage YR 2006 AB Annual timing and abundance of adult chinook Oncorhynchus tshawytscha, sockeye O. nerka, chum O. keta, and coho O. kisutch salmon returning to the Kuskokwim River have been assessed by the Bethel drift gillnet test fishery since 1984. In 2004, the Bethel salmon test fishery operated from June 1 through August 29. The test fishery was one of the primary information sources used by managers to terminate the subsistence fishing schedule on June 20 and implement a commercial fishery for sockeye and chum salmon on June 30. In late July, the test fishery provided information allowing implementation of a commercial coho salmon fishery on July 28.