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April-August 2007 Klamath Juvenile Salmonid Health Monitoring Report

Fish and Wildlife, posted to KBC 9/26/08

Note, the narrative says sampling occurred from Iron Gate to the Estuary, but sampling starts at the Shasta River, not Iron Gate. Indications are a low incidence immediately below Iron Gate

Marcia Armstrong, Siskiyou County Supervisor

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The California Nevada Fish Health Center has released a final report on disease incidence rates in juvenile salmonids in the mainstem Klamath River for the 2007 outmigrant season.

The report can be downloaded as a pdf file from the Cal/Nev Fish Heath Center website at the link below, and will be posted on the Arcata website in the near future.

http://www.fws.gov/canvfhc/reports%5Cfiles%5CKlamath%20&%20Trinity%20River%5CKlamath%20River%20Juvenile%20Salmonid%20Health%20Monitoring,%20April-August%202007.pdf 

HERE for KBC copy of report

We also wish to acknowledge the collaborative spirit that has gone into this annual monitoring program, which is being jointly funded by Reclamation's Klamath Basin Area Office, the Trinity River Restoration Program, and the CA/NEV Fish Heath Center, Arcata and Yreka offices of the US Fish and Wildlife Service, with valuable field support provided by the Hoopa Valley, Karuk, and Yurok tribes, the Salmon River Restoration Program, and CDFG. Thanks again to all that have contributed to this important effort. nick

Nicholas J. Hetrick Fisheries Program Leader Arcata Fish and Wildlife Office, USFWS
1655 Heindon Road Arcata, CA 95521
(707) 822-7201 FAX (707) 822-8411 nick_hetrick@fws.gov
 

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