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

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Long-term monitoring reveals the success of salmonid habitat restoration. Dr. Pauliina Louhi, Dr. Teppo Vehanen, Dr. Ari Huusko, Dr. Aki Mäki-Petäys, Dr. Timo Muotka. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences, 0, 0, 10.1139/cjfas-2015-0546

Scientifically Defensible Fish Conservation and Recovery Plans: Addressing Diffuse Threats and Developing Rigorous Adaptive Management Plans. Kathleen G. Maas-Hebner , Carl Schreck , Robert M. Hughes , J. Alan Yeakley , Nancy Molina. Fisheries Vol. 41, Iss. 6, 2016

Comparing Stream Restoration Project Effectiveness Using a Programmatic Evaluation of Salmonid Habitat and Fish Response. Jennifer S. O’Neal , Phil Roni , Bruce Crawford , Anna Ritchie , Alice Shelly. North American Journal of Fisheries Management. Vol. 36, Iss. 3, 2016.

A management-oriented framework for selecting metrics used to assess habitat- and path-specific quality in spatially structured populations. Sam Nicol, , Ruscena Wiederholt, , Jay E. Diffendorfer, , Brady J. Mattsson, , Wayne E. Thogmartin, , Darius J. Semmens, , Laura López-Hoffman, , D. Ryan Norris. Ecological Indicators, Volume 69, October 2016, Pages 792-802.

Salmon redd identification using environmental DNA (eDNA). Pilliod, D.S., and Laramie, M.B., 2016,  U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2016–1091, 25 p.,

A time-lapse photography method for monitoring salmon (Oncorhynchus spp.) passage and abundance in streams. Deacy WW, Leacock WB, Eby LA, Stanford JA. (2016) PeerJ 4:e2120

Structural Complexity Improves the Rearing Performance of Rainbow Trout in Circular Tanks
Jeremy L. Kientz , Michael E. Barnes. 2016. North American Journal of Aquaculture
Vol. 78, Iss. 3, 2016

The paradox of “premature migration” by adult anadromous salmonid fishes: patterns and hypotheses. 2016. Thomas P. Quinn, Philip McGinnity, Thomas E. Reed. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences, 2016, 73:1015-1030, 10.1139/cjfas-2015-0345

Interannual variability in the effects of physical habitat and parentage on Chinook salmon egg-to-fry survival. 2016. Philip Roni, Christopher Johnson, Trenton De Boer, George Pess, Andrew Dittman, David Sear. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences, 2016, 73:1047-1059, 10.1139/cjfas-2015-0372

Methodology for Assessing the Vulnerability of Marine and Anadromous Fish Stocks in a Changing Climate. 2016. Wendy E. Morrison , Mark W. Nelson , Roger B. Griffis , Jonathan A. Hare
Fisheries. Vol. 41, Iss. 7, 2016

Drought, Flow, and Aquatic Resources. 2016. Thomas E. Bigford. Fisheries Vol. 41, Iss. 7, 2016