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Question 1: Catches peaked in 1965, when a total of nearly 350,000 ________ (t) was caught.
Metric systemUnited States customary unitsTonneKilogram

Question 2: The Pacific ocean perch (Sebastes alutus) has a wide distribution in the North Pacific from southern California around the Pacific rim to northern Honshū, Japan, including the ________.
Atlantic OceanBering SeaArctic OceanChukchi Sea

Question 3: This apparent ________ resulted in a precipitous decline in catches in the late 1960's.
OverfishingWild fisheriesSustainable fisheriesFisheries management

Question 4: The species appears to be most abundant in northern British Columbia, the Gulf of Alaska, and the ________ (Allen and Smith 1988).
Attu IslandCommander IslandsAmchitkaAleutian Islands

Question 5: Pacific ocean perch are generally considered to be semi-________ but there can at times be a significant pelagic component to their distribution.
Pelagic fishDemersal fishCoral reef fishCoastal fish

Question 6: The Gulf of Alaska fishing history captures a typical catch history: A Pacific ocean perch trawl fishery by the U.S.S.R. and ________ began in the Gulf of Alaska in the early 1960's.
United KingdomCanadaJapanCambodia

Question 7: Pacific ocean perch often move off-bottom at night to feed, apparently following diel ________ migrations.
Krill fisheryShrimpKrillWild fisheries

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