Table 11. Expected responses of marine fish from Region III 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
Northern Anchovy - - U U - + - + - U - - - U U U
Pacific sardine + + U - + + - - - U - - - U U +
Pacific hake + + U + + U + + U U - - U U U +
Jack mackeral - + U - + U + + U U - + + U U U
Pacific mackeral + + U - + + + - U U - + - U U +
Bonito + + U U + U + + U U U + U U U U
Skipjack tuna + + U U + U + + U U U U U U U U
Yellowfin tuna + + U U + U + + U U U U U U U U
Bluefin tuna + + U U + U + + U U U U U U U U

(*) 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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