Booming Bristol Bay Sockeye Run Expected For 2022, 44 Percent Above Average; EPA Acts On Clean Water Act (Pebble Mine) Protections

A total of 75.27 million sockeye salmon (within a range of 61.01–89.54 million) are expected to return to Alaska’s Bristol Bay in 2022, which is a 44% larger run than the most recent 10-year average of Bristol Bay total runs (52.09 million) and 111% greater than the long-term (1963–2021) average of 35.73 million fish.

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