2013 Connecticut River Migratory Fish Counts

 

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Last updated

Tuesday, January 07, 2014

 

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Total fish counts as of

Monday, Monday 06, 2014

 

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American Shad

397951

 

Atlantic Salmon

92

 

Blueback Herring

995

 

Gizzard Shad

827

 

Sea Lamprey

24817

 

Shortnose Sturgeon

3

 

Striped Bass

252

 

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The total number of Atlantic salmon returns listed above includes the number released.

 

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Totals by Dam

 

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River

Dam

Species

Return

 

Salmon River

Leesville

Atlantic Salmon

*5

 

 

 

 

 

Farmington River

Rainbow

American Shad

84

 

Atlantic Salmon

6

 

Blueback Herring

19

 

Sea Lamprey

1999

 

Striped Bass

1

 

 

 

 

Westfield River

W. Springfield Project

American Shad

4900

 

Atlantic Salmon

            **11

 

Sea Lamprey

726

 

Striped Bass

1

 

 

 

 

Connecticut River

Holyoke

American Shad

392967

 

Atlantic Salmon

69

 

Blueback Herring

976

 

Gizzard Shad

827

 

Sea Lamprey

22092

 

Shortnose Sturgeon

3

 

Striped Bass

250

 

 

 

 

Gatehouse

American Shad

35494

 

Sea Lamprey

6016

 

 

 

 

Vernon

American Shad

18220

 

Sea Lamprey

1002

 

 

 

 

Bellows Falls

Sea Lamprey

213

 

 

Other

Atlantic Salmon

***1

 

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Please note that these fish counts are preliminary, and do not represent all returns.

*One of five Salmon River fish was seined.  Of the **11 Atlantic Salmon noted at the W. Springfield Project, two are escapees.  ***One Atlantic Salmon observed at Moulsen Pond fishway, on the Eightmile River.