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Conserving the Kenai king is a mandate for board, Fish and Game

...necessitated by the transition between older and new sonar technology. ADFG describes this new goal not as fewer fish...sockeyes. Now ADFG is integrating the best available sonar technology on the Kenai River at a time of low abundance when...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-01-04/conserving-the-kenai-king-is-a-manda
News | Conserving the Kenai King
Questions remain about king counts after Fish and Game shifts to high-tech sonar

...you'd lose all of your fish," she said. The newer sonar technology is not as difficult to aim as its predecessors...nearly 20-year lag between when ADFG started using sonar technology in the Cook Inlet and when it became a management...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2013-12-07/questions-remain-about-king-counts-a
News | Conserving the Kenai King
State investing in sound, scientific fishery research

...differentiating king salmon from the much more abundant sockeye salmon. Since 2007, we have been employing a new multibeam sonar technology known as DIDSON, and working to develop techniques to more accurately assess king salmon abundance using size information...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2013-06-11/state-investing-in-sound-scientif
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Fish board ups Kenai goals; Setnetters handed closure period

...diminish future salmon runs. Due to the Department of Fish and Game's transition to DIDSON sonar from the Bendix sonar technology that's used to count fish in river, the department advised the board that an update of the numbers would be needed...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/030311/new_794038100.shtml
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Sporting interests: Kenai Peninsula sport fishermen have varied ideas for fish board

...Department of Fish and Game's transition to new sonar technology. "Our old sonar just hasn't served us for in-season...down some," Kramer said. He said he expects the sonar technology to be a hot button issue at the meeting this year...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/021811/new_787584284.shtml
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Lack of funds closes Anchor River weir

...was previously used in two phases - first to count the spring and summer run of king salmon with the help of DIDSON sonar technology, and then to count the fall coho salmon run. However, Carol Kerkvliet, Fish and Game assistant area management...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2012-09-03/lack-of-funds-closes-anchor-river-we
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Drift fleet nets more restrictions: Fish board makes changes based on coho salmon concerns

...Changed the in-river goals and optimal escapement goals for Kenai and Kasilof sockeye salmon to reflect the sonar technology conversions from the Bendix sonar to DIDSON. * Modified the Northern District King Salmon Management Plan to articulate...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/030211/new_793455378.shtml
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State takes on uncertain salmon counts

...estimate run strength as the transition continues to Didson, or dual-frequency identification sonar, a promising sonar technology that could offer much better in-season data. Didson was developed for the military to detect enemy divers and...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2011-10-31/state-takes-on-uncertain-salmon-coun
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Cook Inlet salmon forecast is sunny

...the Kenai and Kasilof rivers using a new dual-frequency identification, or DIDSON, sonar instead of the Bendix sonar technology. That changeover also means new escapement goals for both rivers. "The escapement needs are a little bit different...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/013111/new_778866151.shtml
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Weak king run forces Fish and Game to manage outside the box

...management plan, Begich said Fish and Game also had to balance the use of the sport fishing department's new DIDSON sonar technology, which has been used as a comparative index during the last two years. "So then you can take the last two years...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2012-07-21/breaking-from-the-plan
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