Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Units Program: California
Education, Research and Technical Assistance for Managing Our Natural Resources

California Project

Shasta River Coho

December 2011 - April 2014


Participating Agencies

  • California Trout, INC

The purpose of this contract was to identify areas where juvenile coho salmon were rearing and document how the used habitat and responded to changing conditions throughout their residence in the Shasta River. Identify life history patterns and identify the proportion of tagged fish that exhibited those tactics. Estimate summer survival of tagged juvenile coho salmon and compare estimates among spatially, temporally or behaviorally different tag groups. Estimate survival of smolts over river segments as they migrated from rearing areas out of the Shasta River in the spring of 2012. Document and compare growth of physically recaptured individuals from various rearing habitats.

Theses and Dissertations Publication Date
Adams, C. A. 2013. Survival and movement of juvenile coho salmon (Oncorhynchus kisutch) in the Shasta River, California. 79 pp. December 2013