Year

River of Origin

Eggs Collecteda

1986

Penobscot, Maine

2,376,100

Union, Maine

211,010

Saguenay, Quebec

98,500

1987

Penobscot, Maine

2,150,165

Union, Maine

161,110

Saguenay, Quebec

100,000

1988

Penobscot, Maine

1,610,700

Union, Maine

80,710

1989

Penobscot, Maine

2,427,200

Union, Maine

67,175

1990

Penobscot, Maine

2,041,700

Union, Maine

103,040

1991

Penobscot, Maine

2,427,000

1992

Penobscot, Maine

2,448,000

Dennys, Maine

38,000

Machias, Maine

15,850

1993

Penobscot, Maine

1,881,870

Dennys, Maine

27,930

Machias, Maine

50,080

St. Croix, Maine

114,000

1994

Penobscot, Maine

1,669,905

Dennys, Maine

155,550

Machias, Maine

207,175

Narraguagus, Maine’

145,710

St. Croix, Maine

80,000

1995

Penobscot, Maine

12,735,645

Dennys, Maine

338,025

East Machias, Maine

143,735

Machias, Maine

512,000

Narraguagus, Maine

394,435

Sheepscot, Maine

122,880

St. Croix, Maine

87,000

Total

Maine

147,473,780

Canada

28,825,330

aFrom 1871 through 1993, all eggs were obtained from returning sea-run fish. Eggs from kelts—adults after spawning—were first reportedly taken in 1993. Eggs were also collected from captive broodstock beginning in 1994. The figures in this table include eggs from all sources.

SOURCE: Adapted from Baum 1997.



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