Salish Sea Marine Survival Project Publication #23

Salish Sea Marine Survival Project researchers assembled all available recent and historical data on northern anchovy observations and abundance in the Salish Sea to explore the apparent recent increase in Salish Sea anchovy abundance and discuss potential impacts to the Salish Sea food web. Researchers found that warmer ocean temperatures were associated with higher anchovy abundances and that northern anchovy successfully spawn and recruit within the Salish Sea. Read more: Duguid et al. (2018) Historical fluctuations and recent observations of Northern Anchovy Engraulis mordax in the Salish Sea. DOI: 10.1016/j.dsr2.2018.05.018