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thermal regime


Temperature variances found in a stream or streams.
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selective harvesting


A conservation-based management approach that allows for the harvest of surplus target species while aiming to minimize or avoid the harvest of species or stocks of conservation concern, or to release bycatch unharmed.
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broodstock


Mature salmon from which milt and roe are extracted to produce the next generation of cultivated fish.
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0+ juveniles


Salmon parr in their first year of life. Parr marks are the characteristic vertical black bars found on the sides of juvenile salmonids. Parr that have spent one winter in fresh water would be referred to as 1+ parr and so on, with the number indicating the number of winters the fish has spent in freshwater.
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a licence


A category "A" licence allows commercial fishing for salmon. 
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afs


Aboriginal Fisheries Strategy
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aquaculture


The farming of aquatic organisms in the marine environment or freshwater. For further information see the DFO Aquaculture site.
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area


As in Section 2 of the Pacific Fishery Management Area Regulations
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axillary appendage


A small fleshy protuberance at the base of the pelvic fin of salmon and trout. It is used to distinguish salmonids from other fishes with adipose fins like the smelts such as eulachon.
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biodiversity or biological diversity


The full range of variety and variability within and among living organisms and the ecological complexes in which they occur; and encompasses diversity at the ecosystem, community, species, and genetic levels and the interaction of these components. 
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