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Klamath River fish die-off, September 2002 : causative factors of mortality

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Title Klamath River fish die-off, September 2002 : causative factors of mortality Report, no. AFWO-F-02-03
Creator Guillen, George
Date 2003 2005-02-08 2004-12-22
Subject Chinook salmon -- Klamath River (Oregon and California) -- Mortality; Chinook salmon -- Effect of water levels on -- Klamath River (Oregon and California); Klamath River (Oregon and California) -- Environmental conditions
Description Executive Summary This report provides information describing the biological, hydrological, meteorological, and water quality conditions associated with the die-off of an estimated 34,056 fish in the Klamath River, California in September 2002. The proximate cause of death was heavy infections of two fish pathogens, Ich and columnaris. However, given that these ubiquitous pathogens are normally found in the Klamath River, additional factors must have played a role for them to have become... "November 7, 2003."; Includes bibliographical references (p. 43-53) TABLE OF CONTENTS INTRODUCTION 2620 1 METHODS 2691 Literature Review 2691 Fish Mortality Assessment 2691 Supplemental Field Observations 2692 Fish Pathology 2692 Tidal Data 2692 Meteorological Information 2692 River Discharge 2692 Water Quality 2693 Continuous Water Quality Monitoring 2693 Grab Samples 2693 Fish Tissue Samples for Contaminants 2694 Hazardous Materials Spills and Reports 2696 Permitted Point Source Discharges 2696 Hazardous Waste Sites 2696 Comparison of Salmon... I U. S. Fish and Wildlife Service I Klamath River Fish Die- off September 2002 Causative Factors of Mortality Report NurnberARIVOF- 02- 03 Klarnath River Fish Die- off, September 2002 Causative Factors of Mortality U. S. Fish and Wildlife Service Arcata Fish and Wildlife Office 1655 Heindon Road Arcata, California ( 707) 822- 7201 FAX ( 707) 822- 841 1 November 7,2003 Primary Author: George Guillen, Ph. D., Supervisory Fishery Biologist Prepared for the Director, U. S. Fish and Wildlife...
Contributor U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. Arcata Fish and Wildlife Office
Source Originally published as: Klamath River fish die-off, September 2002 : causative factors of mortality (Arcata, Calif. : U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Arcata Fish and Wildlife Office, [2003])
Publisher Oregon Institute of Technology. Library
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Identifier OIT-22-Dec-2004-565 QL638.S2 G85 2003 http://digitallib.oit.edu/cdm/ref/collection/kwl/id/481
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Language en

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