Links to recently-released peer-reviewed papers related to salmon recovery.

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Geochemical signatures in fin rays provide a nonlethal method to distinguish the natal rearing streams of endangered juvenile Chinook Salmon Oncorhynchus tshawytscha in the Wenatchee River, Washington. 2016. Timothy J. Linleya, Eirik J. Krogstada, Megan K. Nimsa, Russell B. Langshawb. Fisheries Research. Available online 22 April 2016

The Genetic Relationship between Anadromous and Resident Oncorhynchus mykiss at a Putative Barrier with Implications for Habitat Improvement. 2016. Brett Bowersox , Thea Wickersham , Laura Redfield , Michael W. Ackerman Transactions of the American Fisheries Society Vol. 145, Iss. 2, 2016

Slow climate velocities of mountain streams portend their role as refugia for cold-water biodiversity. 2016. Daniel J. Isaak, Michael K. Young, Charles H. Luce, Steven W. Hostetler, Seth J. Wenger, Erin E. Peterson, Jay M. Ver Hoef, Matthew C. Groce, Dona L. Horan, and David E. Nagel. PNAS 2016 113 (16) 4374-4379.

Effects of habitat quality and ambient hyporheic flows on salmon spawning site selection. 2016. Benjankar, R., D. Tonina, A. Marzadri, J. McKean, and D. J. Isaak. J. Geophys. Res. Biogeosci., 120, doi: 10.1002/2015JG003079.

Evidence of Landlocked Chinook Salmon Populations in California. 2016. K. Martin Perales , Jay Rowan , Peter B. Moyle. North American Journal of Fisheries Management Vol. 35, Iss. 6, 2015

Remote bioenergetics measurements in wild fish: Opportunities and challenges. 2016. Steven J. Cookea, Jacob W. Brownscombea, Graham D. Rabyb, Franziska Broellc, Scott G. Hinchd, Timothy D. Clarke, Jayson M. Semmensf. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology Part A: Molecular & Integrative Physiology. Available online 6 April 2016.

Evaluation of Back-Calculated Size and Timing Estimates for Juvenile Chinook Salmon Using Otolith Structure and Chemistry. 2016. Andrew M. Claiborne , Lance A. Campbell Transactions of the American Fisheries Society. Vol. 145, Iss. 3.

A method for characterizing late-season low-flow regime in the upper Grand Ronde River Basin, Oregon: U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Report 2016–5041. 2016. Kelly, V.J., and White, Seth.

Juvenile life-history diversity and population stability of spring Chinook salmon in the Willamette River basin, Oregon. 2016. R. Kirk Schroeder, Luke D. Whitman, Brian Cannon, Paul Olmsted. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences, Published on the web 17 November 2015, 10.1139/cjfas-2015-0314.

Salmon carcasses influence genetic linkages between forests and streams. 2016. Carri J. LeRoy, Dylan G. Fischer, Walton M. Andrews, Lisa Belleveau, Clyde H. Barlow, Jennifer A. Schweitzer, Joseph K. Bailey, Jane C. Marks, Jeff C. Kallestad. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences, Published on the web 18 November 2015, 10.1139/cjfas-2015-0439

Temperature and its impact on predation risk within aquatic ecosystems. 2016. Melissa Pink, Mark V. Abrahams. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences, Published on the web 06 November

Interannual variability in the effects of physical habitat and parentage on Chinook salmon egg-to-fry survival. Philip Roni, Christopher Johnson, Trenton De Boer, George Pess, Andrew Dittman, David Sear.
Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences, Published on the web 19 November 2015, 10.1139/cjfas-2015-03722015, 10.1139/cjfas-2015-0302.

Differences in egg quantity and quality among hatchery- and wild-origin Chinook salmon (Oncorhynchus tshawytscha). 2016. Michaela W. Haring, Tom A. Johnston,  Murray D. Wiegand,c Aaron T. Fisk,Trevor E. Pitcherad. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences, 2016, 73(5): 737-746, 10.1139/cjfas-2015-0083