Table 10. Expected responses of marine fish and shellfish from Region I to hypothetical changes in 16 physical processes of the CCS. + = Favorable response; - = Unfavorable response; NC = No Change; = Dome shaped response

 Physical Process Number from Table 1*
Species 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16
Coho salmon - - + U U U - U U U + + U - U U
Chinook salmon - - + U U U - U U U + + U - U U
Pacific herring
Egg U U + U + U U U + U U U U U U U
Larvae U U U U - U U U U U - - U U U U
Juvenile U U U U - U U U U U - - U U U U
Dungeness crab U U - U + - - U - - U + + U
Pandalid shrimp U U - + - U - + U + + + U + + + if +

(*) Physical Processes: 1--Intensity of west wind drift; 2--location of west wind drift; 3--Freshwater input; 4--Coastal wind stress; 5--Mean sea surface temperature; 6--Stratification; 7--Mean transport of CCS; 8--Alongshore transport in upwelling jets; 9--Turbulent mixing; 10--Transport in eddies and meanders; 11--Offshore transport; 12--Vertical transport (upwelling); 13--Mixed layer depth; 14--Winter storm frequency; 15--Winter storm intensity; 16--Timing of spring transition.

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