Fall Chinook (Oncorhynchus tshawytscha) Spawning Escapement Estimate and Age Composition for a Tributary of the Smith River, California—23-Year Analysis

Jim Waldvogel
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This is the longest known time-series study of native salmon in California. The 32-page book analyzes the 23-year spawning escapement study (1980–2002) of the fall chinook salmon run on the West Branch Mill Creek, a tributary of the Smith River in Northern California.The Smith River is the largest un-dammed, free-flowing river in California, draining into the Pacific Ocean. It is considered the healthiest river system in California and has “Wild and Scenic River” status, is part of a National Recreation Area, and is managed by the California State Parks/Redwood National Park systems.

Publication Number: T-60
Author: Jim Waldvogel 
Product Type: Paperback
Language: English
ISBN-10: 1-888691-16-6
ISBN-13: 978-1-888691-13-9
Copyright Date: 2006
Length: 32pp.
Price: $5.00

No longer available for purchase. To borrow a copy please visit the National Sea Grant Library.