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NOAA-NWFSC Tech Memo-24: Status Review of Coho Salmon
Appendix Table C-5. Spawner sizes of selected coho salmon populations in Alaska (AK), British Columbia (BC), Washington (WA), Oregon (OR), and California (CA). All measurements are fork length (cm).
River
(Tributary or location)
State/
province
Spawner size
range
Mean
spawner size
Year(s)
covered

Source
Karluk Lake AK -- 74.5 1966 Drucker (1972)
Sashin Cr. AK -- 68.6 1965-69 Crone and Bond (1976)
Nakussin AK -- 65.8 1966-72 Crone and Bond (1976)
Porcupine Cr. AK -- 65.9 1979-80 Thedinga and Koski (1984)
Skeena BC -- 66.4 1974-76 Beacham (1982)
Quinsam (Vancouver Is.) BC -- 65.6 1974-76 Beacham (1982)
Oyster (Vancouver Is.)BC -- 65.4a 1988 Fleming and Gross (1990)
Black Cr. (Vancouver Is.) BC 37.9-87.3a 61.2a 1984-88 Labelle (1990)
-- 62.8a 1988 Fleming and Gross (1990)
Trent (Vancouver Is.) BC 37.9-66.0a 57.9a 1984-88 Labelle (1990)
Big Qualicum (Vancouver Is.) BC -- 67.1 1959-80 Beacham (1982), Fraser et al. (1983)
French Cr. (Vancouver Is.) BC 36.7-66.0a 56.4a 1984-88 Labelle (1990)
Cowichan (Vancouver Is.) BC -- 64.5a 1976-77 Lister et al. (1981)
Fraser BC -- 65.3 -- Rounsefell (1957)
-- 66.4 1978 Beacham (1982)
Fraser (lower tributaries) BC -- 58.9a 1977-78 Schubert (1982a)
Fraser (Birkenhead R.)BC -- 63.6a 1984 Schubert et al. (1985)
Fraser (various tributaries) BC -- 59.1a-63.3a 1984 Fleming and Gross (1990)
Boundary Bay tributaries BC -- 58.4a 1977-78 Schubert (1982a)
Skagit WA 29.0-96.0 58.0 1984-90 R. Hayman (1994 App.)
Stillaguamish WA -- 53.0 1988-91 Kirby et al. (1988, 1990-91), Nelson (1992)
Snohomish (Deer Cr.) WA 39.5-76.0 58.04b 1981-84 van den Berghe and Gross (1984, 1989),
Fleming and Gross (1990)
Snohomish (Skykomish R.) WA -- 59.0 1984 Fleming and Gross (1990)
Snohomish (S. F. Skykomish)WA 39.0-83.0 61.5 1978-81 Seiler et al. (1981, 1984)
Snohomish (Griffin Cr.) WA -- 57.9 1980-82 Blankenship et al. (1983)
Snohomish (Harris Cr.)WA -- 57.6 1980-82 Blankenship et al. (1983)
Snohomish (Peyton Cr.)WA -- 59.0a, b 1984 Fleming and Gross (1990)
Snohomish (Pilchuck R.) WA -- 62.0 1976-79 Blankenship and Tivel (1980)
Sammamish (Little Bear Cr.)WA -- 56.7 1978 Flint and Zillges (1980)
Sammamish (North Cr.) WA -- 57.1 1977-78 Blankenship and Tivel (1980)
Deschutes WA -- 61.5 1978-81 Seiler et al. (1981, 1984)
Mill Cr. (Puget Sound)WA -- 60.2 1977-79 Blankenship and Tivel (1980)
Goldsborough Cr. (Puget Sound) WA -- 60.0 1976 Blankenship and Tivel (1980)
Big Beef Cr. (Hood Canal) WA -- 57.9 1977-81 Blankenship and Tivel (1980),
Seiler et al. (1981, 1984)
Union (Hood Canal) WA -- 55.8 1981-82 Blankenship et al. (1983)
Mission (Hood Canal) WA -- 61.8 1982 Blankenship et al. (1983)
Quillayute WA -- 67.2 1989-93 J. Haymes (1994 App.)
Quillayute (Soleduck fall) WA -- 61.1 -- J. Meyer (1994 App.)
-- 73.8a 1973 Fleming and Gross (1990)
Quillayute (Soleduck summer) WA -- 63.1 1989-93 J. Haymes (1994 App.)
Chehalis (Bingham Cr.)WA -- 73.2 1978-81 Seiler et al. (1981, 1984)
Chehalis (Wynochee R.)WA -- 69.9 1974-76 Dunn (1978)
Columbia WA -- 75.9 1914 Marr (1943)
Columbia (Elochoman R.) WA -- 71.8 1970 Hopley et al. (1978)
Columbia (Cowlitz R.) WA -- 64.9 1970 Hopley et al. (1978)
Columbia (Toutle R.) WA -- 68.0 1974 WDF (1977)
Columbia (Clackamas R. late) OR -- 71.3 1985-88 Cramer and Cramer (1994)
Columbia (Gnat Cr.) OR -- 53.6 1955-61 Willis (1962)
Nehalem OR -- 69.5 1978-92 S. Jacobs (1994a App.)
Tillamook (Sand Cr.) OR 32.5-94.7 54.6 1946-49 Sumner (1953)
Yaquina OR 36.0-70.0 55.7 1980 Nicholas et al. (1982)
Alsea OR 55.4-61.0 69.6 1959-73 Moring and Lantz (1975)
-- 65.8 1978-92 S. Jacobs (1994a App.)
Alsea (Deer Cr.) OR -- 70.5 1963-64 Koski (1965)
Alsea (Flynn Cr.) OR -- 69.2 1963-64 Koski (1965)
Tenmile Lake OR -- 71.1 1955 Morgan and Henry (1959)
-- 71.0 1969-73, 1975 McGie (1970-73, 1975)
-- 60.0 1976-86 Ursitti (1989)
Coquille OR -- 71.2 1978-92 S. Jacobs (1994a App.)
Rogue OR 47.2-63.4 56.4 1976-86 ODFW (1989)
Klamath CA 55.0-77.5 68.0 1953-54 McCormick (1958)
55.0-84.0 63.6 1981-90, 1992 Adair et al. (1982-85), Tuss et al. (1989), Kisanuki et al. (1991), Rueth et al. (1992), Craig and Fletcher (1994)
Trinity (Willow Cr.) CA 52.0-78.0 64.6 1990-91 Zuspan et al. (1992a, b)
Trinity (Junction City) CA 48.0-73.0 62.2 1990-91 Zuspan et al. (1992a, b)
Trinity (North Fork) CA 45.7-96.5 72.4 1970-71 Rogers (1973)
30.0-75.0 64.0 1993 M. Zuspan (1994 App.)
Redwood Cr. (Prairie Cr.) CA -- 76.1 1950-51 Briggs (1953),
55.0-75.0 64.3 1990-92 Haux and Anderson (1992), Anderson and McGuire (1994), Redwood National Park (1994)
Redwood Cr. (Lost Man Cr.) CA -- 63.0 1990-93 Haux and Anderson (1992), Anderson and McGuire (1994), Redwood National Park (1994)
Pudding Cr. CA 33.0-81.0 65.7 1960-61 Strohschein (1961)
Olema Cr. CA 45.7-63.5 -- -- D. Hatch (1994 App.)
Redwood Cr. (Pt. Bolinas) CA 46.0-91.4 63.5 -- D. Hatch (1994 App.)
Waddell Cr. CA -- 64.0 1933-41 Shapovalov and Taft (1954)

aConverted from post orbital-hypural length using Beacham (1982).
bMean of female adult sizes; male sizes not reported.
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