Assessment of Present Anadromous Fish Production Facilities in the Columbia River Basin, US Fish and Wildlife Hatcheries, Final Report.
The goal of this report is to document current production practices for hatcheries which rear anadromous fish in the Columbia River Basin and to identify those facilities where production can be increased. A total of 85 hatchery and satellite facilities operated by the Idaho Department of Fish and Game, Oregon Department of Fish and Game, US Fish and Wildlife Service, Washington Department of Wildlife, and Washington Department of Fisheries were evaluated. The years 1985 to 1987 were used in this evaluation. During those years, releases averaged 143,306,596 smolts weighing 7,693,589 pounds. A total of 48 hatchery or satellite facilities were identified as having expansion capability. They were estimated to have the potential for increasing production by an 84,448,000 smolts weighing 4,853,306 pounds. 2 refs., 25 tabs.
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- Technical Report
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- National Marine Fisheries Service, Portland, OR (USA)
- Sponsoring Org:
- US Bonneville Power Administration
- Country of Publication:
- United States
- 13 HYDRO ENERGY; 59 BASIC BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES; 54 ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES; ANADROMOUS FISHES; REARING; FISHERIES; PRODUCTIVITY; AGE GROUPS; COLUMBIA RIVER BASIN; COMPILED DATA; DAMS; FEDERAL REGION X; PROGRESS REPORT; SALMON; TROUT; ANIMALS; AQUATIC ORGANISMS; DATA; DOCUMENT TYPES; FISHES; INFORMATION; NORTH AMERICA; NUMERICAL DATA; USA; VERTEBRATES Fisheries - Northwest, Pacific 130600* -- Hydro Energy-- Environmental Aspects; 550100 -- Behavioral Biology; 540310 -- Environment, Aquatic-- Basic Studies-- (1990-)
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