|Title:||Development of a passive integrated transponder (PIT) tag detection system for adult salmonids in the lower Columbia River|
|Author/Editor:||Robert J. Magie, Jeremy P. Bender, Matthew S. Morris, Bruce F. Jonasson, Richard D. Ledgerwood|
|Institution:||Report of the Fish Ecology Division, Northwest Fisheries Science Center, National Marine Fisheries Service. Seattle, Washington|
We installed and operated a prototype fixed site monitoring system to detect migrating adult PIT tagged salmonids in the tidal freshwater portion of the Columbia River estuary during 2011-2012. Detections were used to evaluate arrival timing and subsequent timing and survival to detection locations upstream. The system was installed during August 2011 at the terminus of a pile dike structure (PD7) at rkm 70.
|Theme:||Recovery and rebuilding of marine and coastal species|
Characterize the population biology of species, and develop and improve methods for predicting the status of populations.
Develop methods to use physiological, biological and behavioral information to predict population-level processes.