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Title: Umatilla Basin Natural Production Monitoring and Evaluation; 1994-1995 Annual Report.

Abstract

This report summarizes the activities of the Umatilla Basin Natural Production Monitoring and Evaluation Project (UBNPME) from September 30, 1994 to September 29, 1995. This program was funded by Bonneville Power Administration and was managed under the Fisheries Program, Department of Natural Resources, Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation. An estimated 36.7 km (22.6 miles) of stream habitat were inventoried on the Umatilla River, Moonshine, Mission, Cottonwood and Coonskin Creeks. A total of 384 of 3,652 (10.5%) habitat units were electrofished. The number of juvenile fish captured follows: 2,953 natural summer steelhead (including resident rainbow trout; Oncorhynchus mykiss), one hatchery steelhead, 341 natural chinook salmon (O. tshawytscha), 163 natural coho salmon (O. kisutch), five bull trout (Salvelinus confluentus), 185 mountain whitefish (Prosopium williamsoni), and six northern squawfish (Ptychoicheilus oregonensis). The expanded population estimate for the areas surveyed was 73,716 salmonids with a mean density of 0.38 fish/m{sup 2}. Relative salmonid abundance, seasonal distribution and habitat utilization were monitored at index sites throughout the basin. During index site monitoring, the following species were collected in addition to those listed above: american shad (Alosa sapidissima), smallmouth bass (Micropterus dolomieu), carp (Cyprinus carpio) and chiselmouth (Acrocheilus alutaceus). Thirty-nine sites were electrofished duringmore » the spring and summer seasons, while 36 sites were sampled in the fall season. A study of the migration movements and homing requirements of adult salmonids in the Umatilla River was conducted during the 1994-95 return years. Radio telemetry was used to evaluate the movements of adult salmonids past diversion dams in the lower Umatilla River and to determine migrational movements of salmonids following upstream transport.« less

Authors:
; ;  [1]
  1. Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation, Pendleton, OR (United States). Dept. of Natural Resources
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation, Pendleton, OR (United States). Dept. of Natural Resources
Sponsoring Org.:
United States. Bonneville Power Administration. Division of Fish and Wildlife.
OSTI Identifier:
257393
Report Number(s):
DOE/BP-75349-2
R&D Project: 199000501; ON: DE96012743; TRN: US200517%%121
DOE Contract Number:  
1992BP75349
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Resource Relation:
Other Information: PBD: Apr 1996
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
13 HYDRO ENERGY; 54 ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES; ABUNDANCE; BONNEVILLE POWER ADMINISTRATION; DAMS; DISTRIBUTION; EVALUATION; FISHERIES; HABITAT; MONITORING; PROGRESS REPORT; RIVERS; SALMON; STREAMS; TELEMETRY; TRANSPORT; TROUT; COLUMBIA RIVER BASIN; HYDROELECTRIC POWER PLANTS; ECOLOGY; PRODUCTIVITY; FISHES; POPULATION DYNAMICS; MITIGATION; OREGON; BIOLOGICAL EFFECTS; Fishes - Oregon - Umatilla River - Reproduction

Citation Formats

Contor, Craig R, Hoverson, Eric, and Kissner, Paul D. Umatilla Basin Natural Production Monitoring and Evaluation; 1994-1995 Annual Report.. United States: N. p., 1996. Web. doi:10.2172/257393.
Contor, Craig R, Hoverson, Eric, & Kissner, Paul D. Umatilla Basin Natural Production Monitoring and Evaluation; 1994-1995 Annual Report.. United States. https://doi.org/10.2172/257393
Contor, Craig R, Hoverson, Eric, and Kissner, Paul D. 1996. "Umatilla Basin Natural Production Monitoring and Evaluation; 1994-1995 Annual Report.". United States. https://doi.org/10.2172/257393. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/257393.
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title = {Umatilla Basin Natural Production Monitoring and Evaluation; 1994-1995 Annual Report.},
author = {Contor, Craig R and Hoverson, Eric and Kissner, Paul D},
abstractNote = {This report summarizes the activities of the Umatilla Basin Natural Production Monitoring and Evaluation Project (UBNPME) from September 30, 1994 to September 29, 1995. This program was funded by Bonneville Power Administration and was managed under the Fisheries Program, Department of Natural Resources, Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation. An estimated 36.7 km (22.6 miles) of stream habitat were inventoried on the Umatilla River, Moonshine, Mission, Cottonwood and Coonskin Creeks. A total of 384 of 3,652 (10.5%) habitat units were electrofished. The number of juvenile fish captured follows: 2,953 natural summer steelhead (including resident rainbow trout; Oncorhynchus mykiss), one hatchery steelhead, 341 natural chinook salmon (O. tshawytscha), 163 natural coho salmon (O. kisutch), five bull trout (Salvelinus confluentus), 185 mountain whitefish (Prosopium williamsoni), and six northern squawfish (Ptychoicheilus oregonensis). The expanded population estimate for the areas surveyed was 73,716 salmonids with a mean density of 0.38 fish/m{sup 2}. Relative salmonid abundance, seasonal distribution and habitat utilization were monitored at index sites throughout the basin. During index site monitoring, the following species were collected in addition to those listed above: american shad (Alosa sapidissima), smallmouth bass (Micropterus dolomieu), carp (Cyprinus carpio) and chiselmouth (Acrocheilus alutaceus). Thirty-nine sites were electrofished during the spring and summer seasons, while 36 sites were sampled in the fall season. A study of the migration movements and homing requirements of adult salmonids in the Umatilla River was conducted during the 1994-95 return years. Radio telemetry was used to evaluate the movements of adult salmonids past diversion dams in the lower Umatilla River and to determine migrational movements of salmonids following upstream transport.},
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