John Day Fall Chinook/Salmon Mitigation Plan Acclimation and Imprinting Site Feasibility Study: Summary Report : Completion Report.
The purpose of this Plan is to replace upriver bright fall chinook salmon which were lost by construction of the John Day Dam. This will be accomplished by releasing salmon fry and smolts, incubated in the Spring Creek and Bonneville Hatcheries, at several upriver locations. Prior to release it is desired to feed and acclimate the juvenile fish to relieve the stress of truck transport, and to imprint them to the release site. This will ultimately produce adult chinook salmon that return to their historic spawning areas through traditional common property fisheries. It will also provide sexually mature broodstock fish that can be captured and spawned to supplement continued hatchery operation. This report summarizes results of an engineering feasibility study done for 10 potential acclimation sites on the Columbia, Yakima and Walla Walla Rivers. A detailed report has been prepared for each site and each is bound separately.
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- Resource Type:
- Technical Report
- Research Org:
- US Fish and Wildlife Service; Sverdrup Corporation
- Sponsoring Org:
- United States. Bonneville Power Administration.
- Country of Publication:
- United States
- 13 HYDRO ENERGY; 54 ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES; FISH PASSAGE FACILITIES; DESIGN; HYDROELECTRIC POWER; ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACTS; ANADROMOUS FISHES; BONNEVILLE POWER ADMINISTRATION; COLUMBIA RIVER; COST ESTIMATION; LEADING ABSTRACT; MITIGATION; SITE CHARACTERIZATION; WATER QUALITY; ABSTRACTS; ANIMALS; AQUATIC ORGANISMS; DOCUMENT TYPES; ELECTRIC POWER; ENERGY SOURCES; ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY; FISHES; NATIONAL ORGANIZATIONS; POWER; RENEWABLE ENERGY SOURCES; RIVERS; STREAMS; SURFACE WATERS; US DOE; US ORGANIZATIONS; VERTEBRATES Fishery management - Oregon - John Day River Watershed 130600* -- Hydro Energy-- Environmental Aspects; 520500 -- Environment, Aquatic-- Site Resource & Use Studies-- (-1989)
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