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NOAA-NMFS-NWFSC TM-33: Sockeye Salmon Status Review (cont)

Appendix Table B-1.
Physical and morphometric characteristics of selected sockeye salmon nursery lakes. Dashes indicate data were unavailable a.


System and lake
Altitude
Distance from sea
Area<

Depth (m)

Volume
Drainage area Water residence Maximum surface
(m)(km)(km2) max. mean(m3x 106) (km2)time(yr)temp. (°C)

Columbia River Basin
Wenatchee 572 842 9.9 73 55 542 707 0.45 --
Osoyoos (Southern Basin)-- -- 11.0 -- 11 125 ---- --
Osoyoos (Middle Basin)-- -- 2.2 -- 36 79 ---- --
Osoyoos (Northern Basin)-- -- 10.0 63 15 154 ---- >21
Osoyoos (Total) 278 986 23.0 63 14 397 8158 0.7 --
Redfish 1996 1448 6.2 91 44 270 108 5.4 18
Washington (Puget Sound)
Washington 6 13 87.6 65 33 2900 1274 2.4 25
Sammamish 12 53 19.8 32 18 350 253 2.2 26
Baker Lake (natural lake) 201 92 3.0 35 -- ---- ----
Baker Lake (reservoir) 221
(full pool)
106 20.2 73 17 352-- --19
Washington (coastal)
Quinault 56 54 15.1 76 -- -- 707 ----
Pleasant 98 44 2.0 15 10 20 23-- --
Ozette 9 8 29.5 98 40 1183 201-- 21
Vancouver Island
Nimpkish 20-- 37.2 -- 152 -- 1648 1.414
Woss 161 -- 14.2 -- 90 -- 142 3.2--
Queen Charlotte Islands
Mathers 35 7 2.0 -- -- -- 32 --15
Skidegate 40-- 7.7 -- -- -- 83 --16
Yakoun 107-- 8.1 -- -- -- 79 --15
Mercer 30-- 0.8 -- -- -- 43 --14
Eden 52-- 6.5 -- -- -- 73 --15
Ian 35-- 17.2 -- -- -- 243 --16
Awun 45-- 6.1 -- -- -- 70 --16
Mainland B.C. (coastal)
Sakinaw 10-- 6.1 -- -- -- 64 --17
Heydon 20-- 9.3 -- -- -- 51 --15
Phillips 25-- 3.6 -- -- -- 435 --10
Owikeno 15 2 94.5 -- 172 -- 3621 2.0--
Kitlope 15 10 11.9140 86 -- 858 0.716
Lowe 10-- 3.7 -- 25 -- 236 0.2--
Fraser River
Pitt 0-- 54 -- 46 -- 880 ----
Harrison 10 129 218 -- 151 -- 8440 -- 23
Cultus 41 88 6 42 32 201 83 -- 22
Lillooet 196 274 35 -- 62 -- 5180 ----
Seton 237-- 24 -- 85 -- 1040 ----
Anderson 258-- 28 -- 140 -- 730 ----
Little Shuswap 347 -- 18 64 14 260 16200-- --
Mara 347-- 19 -- 18 -- 5430 ----
Shuswap 347 483 310162 62 19,100 16200 ----
Adams 407-- 138 -- 169 -- 3080 ----
Momich 472-- 2 -- 32 -- 480 ----
Stuart 678 977 360 -- 20 -- 14600 -- 10
Fraser 670 965 55 31 13 724 6030 ----
Trembleur 687-- 117 -- 40 -- 8750 -- 8
Takla 692-- 260 -- 107 -- 6370 -- 9
François 715 -- 260 -- 87-- 3600-- --
Quesnel 725-- 270 -- 158 -- 5930 ----
Bowron 945-- 10 -- 16 -- 460 ----
Chilko 1172 644 200366 108 21,600 2110 ----
Taseko 1321-- 31 -- 43 -- 1550 ----

a Sources: Ricker (1937), Scheffer and Robinson (1939), Wolcott (1961), Goodlad et al. (1974), Stockner and Northcote (1974), Bortleson et al. (1976), Dion et al. (1976a, b), Edmondson (1977a), Welch et al. (1977), Stockner and Shortreed (1978, 1979, 1983), Bortleson and Dion (1979), Poe and Mathisen (1981), Mesner and Davis (1984), Mullan (1986), Westley (1966), Brenner et al. (1990), Stockner et al. (1993), Gross et al. (1993), Teuscher et al. (1994), Budy et al. (1995).



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