|Importance||subsistence fisheries||Ref.||Morrow, J.E., 1980|
Occurs in most Alaskan rivers that empty into the Bering, Chukchi and Beaufort seas, throughout the Kuskokwim River drainage and well above Umiat in the Colville, and in the lower reaches of the Yukon (Ref. 27547). It extends eastward along the arctic coast at least to the Sagavanirktok River (Ref. 27547). Abundant only during spawning concentrations (Ref. 27547). A commercial operation on the Colville River delta takes about 1,000 fish annually (Ref. 28214). Also Ref. 6876, 28503, 96339, 119194, 121277.