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May 26, 1982 - Salmon fishermen in southern Southeastern Alaska can expect to find bright red 7/8 inch diameter plastic disc tags on some adult pink and red salmon they harvest in 1982. The tags are being placed on adult pinks and reds as a part of the joint U.S.—Canada salmon interception research program being conducted in southern Southeastern Alaska and northern British Columbia waters in 1982. This large-scale tagging project is designed to determine the proportion of red and pink salmon from each country that contribute to major intercepting fisheries in the boundary area. The goal...

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