Status of Fall Chinook Salmon Populations in the Mid-Columbia River, 1948–1992

@inproceedings{Dauble1997StatusOF,
  title={Status of Fall Chinook Salmon Populations in the Mid-Columbia River, 1948–1992},
  author={Dennis D. Dauble and Donna G Watson},
  year={1997}
}
Abstract Historically, fall Chinook salmon Oncorhynchus tshawytscha spawned in the main-stem Columbia River over a distance of approximately 900 km. However, because of hydroelectric development and other human activities, most natural production of upriver stocks of fall Chinook salmon (upriver bright, URB) is now restricted to a 90-km-long section of river known as the Hanford Reach. The adjacent Hanford Nuclear Reservation was managed for production of nuclear materials from 1943 to 1971… CONTINUE READING

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