6% if the anticipated return declines in-season…. the BiOp said.

NMFS said that even if the high return of fish materializes as it is
forecast for 2000, that does not provide sufficient evidence of a
substantive change in the status of natural-origin spring stocks to
justify an increase in harvest….
The 2000 forecast suggests that there may be a higher return and
improved survival rates this year. However, the anticipated return
to be realized and extended for several years before we can reasonably
conclude that the overall status of the …

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