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Understanding downstream migratory survival of Atlantic salmon smolts in the Penobscot River Maine; effects of dams and restoration

Atlantic salmon smolt migration

Duration

January 2004 - January 2020

Narrative

Survival of Atlantic salmon smolts is being estimated using acoustic telemetry in the Penobscot River.

Research Products and Activities

Peer Reviewed Publications

  • Holbrook, C., M. Kinnison and J. Zydlewski. 2011 Survival of migrating Atlantic salmon smolts through the Penobscot River, Maine, USA: A pre-restoration assessment. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society 140(5): 1255-1268. Download  | 
  • Stich, D.S., Bailey, M.M. and Zydlewski J. (2014) Survival of Atlantic salmon Salmo salar smolts through a hydropower complex in the lower Penobscot River, Maine USA. Journal of Fish Biology. 85:1074-1096 Download  | 
  • Stich, D.S., Zydlewski, G.B., Kocik, J. and Zydlewski, J. (2015) Linking behavior, physiology, and survival of Atlantic Salmon smolts during estuary migration. Marine and Coastal Fisheries. 7(1) 68-86. Download  | 
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Thesis

  • Holbrook, C. 2007. MS Thesis: Behavior and survival of Migrating Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar) in the Penobscot River and Estuary Maine: Acoustic Telemetry Studies of Smolts and Adults. Download  | 
  • Stich, D.S. 2014. Phenology and effects of dams on the success of Atlantic salmon migrations in the Penobscot River, Maine. Ph.D. dissertation, Wildlife Ecology, University of Maine, Orono, 257 pp.Download  | 

Presentations

  • Holbrook, C., Zydlewski, J., Kinnison, M. (2007) Assessments of migrating Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar) smolts in the Penobscot River using acoustic telemetry. 137th Annual Meeting of the American Fisheries Society. San Francisco, CA. September 2-6.
  • Holbrook, C., Zydlewski, J., Kinnison, M. (2007) Riverine passage success for pre-spawn adult Atlantic salmon in the Penobscot River. 137th Annual Meeting of the American Fisheries Society. San Francisco, CA. September 2-6.
  • Holbrook, C., J. Zydlewski, and M. Kinnison (2008) Effects of hydroelectric dams on survival and behavior of migrating Atlantic salmon smolts in the Penobscot River, Maine. Atlantic Salmon Research Forum. Orono, ME. January 8. PRESENTED.
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Current Staff

Federal Staff: 102

Masters Students: 247

Phd Students: 163

Post Docs: 55

University Staff: 266

5 Year Summary

Students graduated: 722

Scientific Publications: 1960

Presentations: 4355

 

Personnel

Funding Agencies

  • ARRA
  • Brookfield Power
  • NFWF
  • NOAA
  • NOAA FISHERIES

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