Chinook salmon outmigration survival in wet and dry years in California's Sacramento River

  title={Chinook salmon outmigration survival in wet and dry years in California's Sacramento River},
  author={Cyril J. Michel and Arnold J. Ammann and Steven T Lindley and Philip Thomas Sandstrom and Eric D. Chapman and Michael J. Thomas and Gabriel P Singer and A. Peter Klimley and R. Bruce MacFarlane},
  journal={Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences},
Outmigration survival of acoustic-tagged, hatchery-origin, late-fall-run Chinook salmon (Oncorhynchus tshawytscha) smolts from the Sacramento River was estimated for 5 years (2007–2011) using a receiver array spanning the entire outmigration corridor, from the upper river, through the estuary, and into the coastal ocean. The first 4 years of releases occurred during below-average river flows, while the fifth year (2011) occurred during above-average flows. In 2011, overall outmigration survival… Expand

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