2013 Connecticut River Migratory Fish

 

 

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Last updated

Thursday, January 7, 2014

 

 

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Total fish counts as of

Monday, January 6, 2014

 

 

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American Shad

397,951

 

 

Atlantic Salmon

92

 

ATS, Other

4

 

 

ATS, Released

10

 

 

Blueback Herring

995

 

 

Gizzard Shad

827

 

 

Sea Lamprey

24,817

 

 

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

Returns

 

 

 

 

Salmon River

Leesville

Atlantic Salmon

*5

 

 

Farmington River

Rainbow

American Shad

84

 

 

Atlantic Salmon

6

 

 

Blueback Herring

19

 

 

Sea Lamprey

1,999

 

 

Striped Bass

2

 

 

 

 

Westfield River

W. Springfield Project

American Shad

4,900

 

 

Atlantic Salmon

**11

 

 

Sea Lamprey

726

 

 

Striped Bass

176

 

 

 

 

Connecticut River        Holyoke

American Shad

392,967

 

 

Atlantic Salmon

69

 

 

Blueback Herring

976

 

 

Gizzard Shad

827

 

 

Sea Lamprey

22,092

 

 

Shortnose Sturgeon

3

 

 

Striped Bass

334

 

 

 

 

Gatehouse

American Shad

35,494

 

 

Sea Lamprey

6,016

 

 

 

 

Vernon

American Shad

18,220

 

 

Sea Lamprey

1,002

 

 

 

 

Bellows Falls 

Sea Lamprey

213

       

 

Other 

Atlantic Salmon

***1

 

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.