Michael Folkes

Stock assessment biologist

Salmon stock assessment and Wild Salmon Policy implementation research.

Fisheries and Oceans Canada

Key publications

Folkes, Michael J P and Thomson, Richard E and Hourston, Roy A S. 2016 (in press). Evaluating Models To Forecast Fraser Sockeye Return Timing And Diversion Rate. DFO Can. Sci. Advis. Sec. Res. Doc. 2016.

Holt, C.A., Folkes, M.J.P. 2015. Cautions on using percentile-based benchmarks of status for data-limited populations of Pacific salmon under persistent trends in productivity and uncertain outcomes from harvest management. Fisheries Research 171: 188-200.

J. R. Irvine, C. J. G. Michielsens, M. O’Brien, B. A. White & M. Folkes (2014) Increasing Dominance of Odd-Year Returning Pink Salmon, Transactions of the American Fisheries Society, 143:4, 939-956

Folkes, M. 2010. Fraser Pink Salmon.Fry Production, Fry Timing and Unknowns. Proc. Pink Chum Workshop 2010.

Bradford, M.J., J.M.B. Hume, R.E. Withler, D. Lofthouse, S. Barnetson, S. Grant, M. Folkes, N. Schubert, and A.-M. Huang 2010. Status of Cultus Lake sockeye salmon. DFO Canadian Science Advisory Secretariat Research Document. 2010/123

Cass, A., M. Folkes, C. Parken, and C. Wood. 2006. Pre-season run size forecasts for Fraser River sockeye for 2006. DFO Can. Sci. Advis. Sec. Res. Doc. 2006/060

Folkes, M, B Ionson, and J Irvine. 2005. Scientific advice for input to the Allowable Harm Assessment for Interior Fraser Coho Salmon. DFO Can. Sci. Advis. Sec. Res. Doc. 2005/093

Cass, A., Pestal, G.P., Folkes, M., Grout, J., 2004. Choosing optimal harvest rules for Fraser River sockeye salmon. In: 4th World Fisheries Congress, Abstract Volume. May 2-6, 2004, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.

Cass, A, M. Folkes, G. Pestal. 2004. Methods for assessing harvest rules for Fraser River sockeye salmon. DFO Can. Sci. Advis. Sec. Res. Doc. 2004/025.

Folkes, M, 2003. Short Term Tagging Of Chum Salmon As A Harvest Management Tool. Proc. Pink Chum Workshop 2003.