California-Nevada Fish Health Center
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Coleman National Fish Hatchery & Sacramento River

Foott, J. Scott, and J. Williamson; 1996, Health and Physiology Monitoring of Coleman NFH Fall-run Chinook Smolts (FCS-BCW-95-COL)Component of 1996 Marked Out-migrant Study

Foott, J. Scott and D. Free; 1998, HEALTH AND PHYSIOLOGY OF BROODYEAR 1996 COLEMAN NATIONAL FISH HATCHERY FALL CHINOOK (ONCORHYNCHUS TSHAWYTSCHA)

Foott, J. Scott, K. Nichols, and R. Harmon; 2000, Lack of experimental evidence for IHN virus transmission from infected hatchery to natural Chinook salmon juveniles in the Sacramento River

Free III,Daniel, S. Foott 2000, Effects of diet composition, feeding rate, & water temperature on liver lipoid disease, growth, smolt development, and adult return in Coleman NFH Late-Fall Chinook Salmon (broodyear 1996).

Foott, J. Scott; 2004, IHNV resistance of Steelhead Fry (STT-BCW-04-COL)

Foott, J.Scott, R. Stone, J. Bowker, and R Fogerty; 2007, Efficacy of florfenicol (Aquaflor) medicated feed to control columnaris disease in juvenile Steelhead trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss). Trial FLOR-01-EFF-32

Klamath and Trinity

Foott, Scott and Walker, Robert L.; 1992, Disease Survey of Trinity River Salmonid Smolt Population 1991 Report

Walker, Robert L. and S. Foott; 1992, Disease Survey of Klamath River Salmonid Smolt Population

Foott, J. Scott, 1996, Renibacterium salmoninarum and Nanophyetus Metacercaria Infection in Adult Chinook Salmon Trinity River Hatchery Broodstock (1992-94, 1996), Klamath Estuary Net Harvest and KMZ Ocean Sport Catch in 1996

Foott, J. Scott, D. Free, W. Talo and J. D. Williamson. 1997. Physiological Effects of Nanophyetus Metacercaria Infection in Chinook Salmon Smolts (Trinity River)

Foott, J. Scott and D Free 1997, Pilot study on physiological effects of simulated planting of Iron Gate SFH juvenile Chinook salmon into summer Klamath River temperatures

Williamson, John D. and S. Foott; 1998, Diagnostic Evaluation of Moribund Juvenile Salmonids in the Trinity and Klamath Rivers (June-September 1998)

Foott, Scott , J. Williamson, and K. True; 1999, Health, Physiology, and Migration characteristics of Iron Gate Hatchery Chinook, 1995 Releases

Harmon, Rick, J.S. Foott, K. Nichols, J. Faukner, and B. McCasland, 2001. Physiological responses of juvenile chinook salmon held in the Lower Klamath River and thermal refugia (June - August 2000). Laboratory analysis component of Cooperative study with Yurok Tribe Fisheries

Foott, J. Scott, T. Martinez, R. Harmon, K. True, and B. McCasland; 2002, Juvenile Chinook Health Monitoring in the Trinity River, Klamath River and Estuary. June - August 2001

Foott J. Scott, R. Harmon, and R. Stone. 2003. Ceratomyxosis resistance in juvenile chinook salmon and steelhead from the Klamath River.

Foott, Scott; 2003, Health Monitoring of adult Fall-run Chinook Salmon in the lower Klamath River, August – October 2003

Nichols, Ken, D. Therry and S. Foott; 2003, Trinity River Fall Chinook Smolt Health Following Passage through the Lower Klamath River, June – August 2002

Foott, J. Scott, R. Harmon, and R. Stone; 2004, Abundance of Ceratomyxa Shasta in Iron Gate and Copco Reservoirs

Foott, J. Scott, R. Stone, E. Wiseman, K. True and K. Nichols, 2006, Longevity of Ceratomyxa shasta and Parvicapsula minibicornis actinospore infectivity in the Klamath River: April - June 2005

Nichols, Ken and J. S. Foott. 2006. Health Monitoring of Juvenile Klamath River Chinook Salmon

Foott, J. Scott; 2007, 2006 Survey of Klamath River Adult Fall-Run Chinook for Ceratomyxa Shasta Myxospores and Kidney Infection by Parvicapsula Minibicornis

Foott, J.Scott, R. Stone and K. True, 2007, Relationship between Ceratomyxa shasta and Parvicapsula minibicornis actinospore exposure in the Klamath River and infection in juvenile Chinook salmon

Nichols K and K True. 2007. Monitoring incidence and severity of Ceratomyxa shasta and Parvicapsula minibicornis infections in juvenile Chinook salmon (Oncorhynchus tshawytscha) and coho salmon (Oncorhynchus kisutch) in the Klamath River, 2006

Nichols Ken, K. True, E. Wiseman and J. S. Foott, 2007, Incidence of ceratomyxa Shasta and parvicapsula minicornis infections by QPCR and histology in juvenile Klamath River Chinook salmon

Foott, J. Scott, R. Stone, Greg Stutzer, and R. Fogerty; 2008, Ceratomyxosis in radio-tagged yearling Coho Sentinels exposed in the Klamath River during May 2008

Nichols K, K True, R Fogerty and L Ratcliff. 2008. Klamath River Juvenile Salmonid Health Monitoring, April - August 2007

Stone, Ron, S. Foott, and R. Fogerty; 2008, Comparative susceptibility to infection and disease from Ceratomyxa Shasta and Parvicapsula minibicornis in Klamath River basin juvenile Chinook, Coho and Steelhead populations

Fogerty R, and K. True; 2009, Mortality profile of feral Klamath River juvenile Chinook salmon, May - July 2008 Association with Ceratomyxa shasta and Parvicapsula minibicornis infections

Foott, J. Scott, J. Strange, and R. Slezak; 2009, Ceratomyxa Shasta Myxospore survey of adult Rainbow Trout / Steelhead, Chinook and Coho Salmon in the Klamath River basin in 2007-2008: Cooperative Humboldt State University - Yurok Fisheries - CA - NV FHC project

Foott, J. Scott, R. Harmon, and R. Fogerty, and K. True; 2009, Ceratomyxa Shasta Myxospore survey of Fall-run Chinook Salmon Carcasses and Sentinel Trout trials in Bogus Creek: Component of joint OSU - Yurok Fisheries - CDFG pilot project testing the effect of carcass removal on C. shasta myxospore levels in Bogus Creek, 2008

Foott, J.S., G. Stutzer, R. Fogerty, H. Hansel, S. Juhnke, J. Beeman. 2009. Joint USFWS-USGS Technical report Pilot study to access the role of Ceratomyxa shasta infection in mortality of fall - run Chinook smolts migrating through the lowere Klamath River in 2008

Nichols K., K. True, R. Fogerty, L. Ratcliff and A. Bolick. 2009. Myxosporean Parasite (Ceratomyxa shasta and Parvicapsulaminibicornis) Incidence and Severity in Klamath River Basin Juvenile Chinook and Coho Salmon, April - August 2008

Foott, J.Scott , R. Fogerty, and R. Stone; 2010, Ceratomyxa Shasta Myxospore survey of Fall-run Chinook Salmon Carcasses in Bogus Creek, Shasta River and Klamath River: Component of joint OSU - Yurok Fisheries - CDFG pilot project testing the effect of carcass removal on C.shasta myxospore levels in Bogus Creek, 2009 - 2010

Stone, Ron, S. Foott, and R. Fogerty; 2010, Evaluation of migration rate on Ceratomyxosis in Klamath River Chinook Salmon (Oncorhynchus Tshawytscha) Smolts

True, K., J.S. Foott, A. Bolick, S. Benson and R. Fogerty. 2010. Myxosporean Parasite (Ceratomyxa shasta and Parvicapsula minibicornis) Incidence and Severity in Klamath River Basin Juvenile Chinook Salmon, April - August 2009

True, Kimberly, A. Bolick, and S. Foott; 2011, Myxosporean Parasite (Ceratomyxa Shasta and Parvicapsula Minibicornis) Annual Prevalence of Infection in Klamath River Basin Juvenile Chinook Salmon, April - August 2010

Bolick, Anne, 2012. KFHAT Cards

Bolick, Anne, K. True and, S. Foott; 2012, Myxosporean Parasite (Ceratomyxa Shasta and Parvicapsula Minibicornis)Prevalence of Infection in Klamath River Basin Juvenile Chinook Salmon, April - August 2011

Fogerty, Ryan, S. Foott, R. Stone, A. Bolick, and K. True; 2012, Ceratomyxa Shasta Myxospore survey of Fall-run Chinook Salmon Carcasses in the Klamath and Shasta Rivers, and Bogus Creek, 2011

Foott, Scott, R. Fogerty, R. Stone, S. Bjork, and J. Bigelow; 2012, Effects of a simulated Klamath River summer temperature profile on juvenile Chinook Salmon (Oncorhynchus tshawytscha) immune function

True, Kimberly, A. Bolick, and S. Foott; 2012, Prognosis of Ceratomyxa Shasta and Parvicapsula Minibicornis Infections in Klamath River Coho and Trinity River Chinook Salmon

Bolick, Anne, K. True and, S. Foott; 2013, Myxosporean Parasite (Ceratomyxa Shasta and Parvicapsula Minibicornis) Prevalence of Infection in Klamath River Basin Juvenile Chinook Salmon, April - August 2013

Foott, J. Scott, R. Stone, A. Bolick, K. Nichols, and K. True; 2013, Ceratomyxa Shasta Myxospore survey of Fall-run Chinook Salmon Carcasses in the Klamath and Shasta Rivers, and comparison of Trinity River Spring - run to Fall - run carcasses, October - November 2012

True, Kimberly, A. Bolick, and S. Foott; 2013, Myxosporean Parasite (Ceratomyxa Shasta and Parvicapsula Minibicornis) Prevalence of Infection in Klamath River Basin Juvenile Chinook Salmon, April - August 2012

True, Kimberly. 2013. Pilot Study of the Effects of Saltwater Rearing on Ceratomyxa shasta Infections in Klamath River Juvenile Chinook Salmon, June-August 2013

Foott, Scott, R. Harmon, and R. Stone; 2014, Effect of summer water temperatures on growth and bioenergetics in juvenile Klamath River Coho Salmon (Oncorhynchus kisutch)

NWFHS and Miscellaneous

True, Kimberly, 1998. National Wild Fish Survey Progress Report, August 10, 1998

Dr. Steve Goodbred and California – Nevada Fish Health Center, 1999. Endocrine disruption in adult common carp (Cyprinus carpio ) from Lake Mead

Foott, J. Scott, R. Harmon, 1999. Health Evaluation of Adult Carp (Cyprinus carpio) from Lake Mead and Lake Mohave

Nichols, Ken, J.S. Foott, J. Faukner and R. Harmon, 1999. Health Evaluation of Adult Carp (Cyprinus carpio) and Largemouth Bass (Micropterus salmoides) from Mason Valley Wildlife Management Area, NV

Foott, J. Scott, K. Nichols and R. Harmon, 2000. Histological and Hematological Evaluation of Juvenile Lost River Suckers Exposed to Sub-lethal Levels of Ammonia

McCassland, Beth, K. True, JS Foott, K. Nichols, 2001. National Wild Fish Survey Annual Report FY 2001

True, Kimberly, B.McCassland, J. Faukner, JS Foott, K. Nichols, 2001. National Wild Fish Survey Progress Report, February 15, 2001

True, Kimberly, 2002. Expanding Fish Health Capabilities with Quantitative Polymerase Chain Reaction (QPCR)

Reitsma, Joshua and K. True, 2002-2003. National Wild Fish Survey Annual Progress Report FY 2002-2003

True, Kimberly, 2004. Fish Health Monitoring of Fall Chinook and Steelhead in the Yuba and Feather Rivers (2002-2003)

Rosten, Lyn, K. True, E. Wiseman, K. Nichols and JS Foott 2005. National Wild Fish Survey Annual Progress Report for FY 2005

Kimberly True, J. Gray, L. Rosten, K. Nichols and JS Foott 2006. National Wild Fish Survey Annual Progress Report for fiscal year 2006

Foott, J. Scott and J. Bigelow, 2007. Evaluation of erythromycin treatment and Renigen vaccination on asymptomatic Renibacterium salmoninarum infections in yearling Lahontan Cutthroat trout (CUT-PPW-06-LAH)

Foott, J. Scott, 2007. Vitellogenin monitoring of PPW Cutthroat female broodstock at LNFH and time of movement into chilled water units, Oct05-Jan06

True, Kimberly, L. Ratcliff, K. Nichols, JS Foott, R. Fogerty and R. Stone 2007. National Wild Fish Survey Annual Progress Report FY 2006-2007

Foott JS. 2008. Health survey of Ash Meadows NWR Amargosa pupfish (Cyprinodon nevadensis mionectes)

Ratcliff, Lisa, K. True, JS Foott, K. Nichols, R. Fogerty and R. Stone 2008. National Wild Fish Survey Annual Progress Report FY 2006-2007

Fogerty, Ryan, JS Foott, K. Nichols, R. Stone, A. Bolick, J. Bigelow and K. True 2009. National Wild Fish Survey Annual Progress Report FY 2009

Fogerty, Ryan, JS Foott, K. Nichols, R. Stone, A. Bolick, J. Bigelow and K. True 2010. National Wild Fish Survey Annual Progress Report FY 2010

Bolick, Anne and K. True, 2011. Fish Health Services and Culture Support for Delta Smelt Held at Livingston Stone National Fish Hatchery

Bolick, Anne and K. True, 2011. Delta smelt annual report

Fogerty, Ryan, JS Foott, K. Nichols, R. Stone, A. Bolick, J. Bigelow and K. True 2011. National Wild Fish Survey Annual Progress Report FY 2011

Nichols, Ken, R. Fogerty, JS Foott, R. Stone, A. Bolick, and K. True 2012. National Wild Fish Survey Annual Progress Report FY 2012

Foott, J. Scott, 2013. Sacramento and Feather River Juvenile Chinook Pathogen Survey Spring 2013

Nichols, Ken, JS Foott, K. True, R. Stone, A. Bolick, 2014. National Wild Fish Survey Annual Progress Report FY 2013

Foot JS. 2014 FR-LS NWFS Narrative_Sacramento and Feather River Juvenile Chinook Pathogen Survey

Sacramento & San Joaquin River Reports

Nichols, Ken, J. S. Foott and R. Burmester, 2001. Health Monitoring of Hatchery and Natural Fall-run Chinook Salmon Juveniles in the San Joaquin River and Delta, April - June 2000

Nichols, Ken, J. S. Foott, 2002. Health Monitoring of Hatchery and Natural Fall-run Chinook Salmon Juveniles in the San Joaquin River and Tributaries, April - June 2001

Foott J. Scott, K. True, and R. Stone, 2006. Histological Evaluation and Viral Survey of Juvenile Longfin Smelt (Spirinchus thaleichthys) and Threadfin Shad (Dorosoma petenense) collected from the Sacramento - San Joaquin R. Delta, April - October 2006

Foott, J.Scott, R. Stone, and K. Nichols, 2007. Proliferative kidney disease (tetracapsuloides bryosalmonae) in Merced River Hatchery juvenile chinook salmon: mortality and performance impairment in 2005 smolts

Foott, J.Scott and R. Stone, 2008. Histological Evaluation and Viral Survey of Juvenile Longfin Smelt (Spirinchus thaleichthys) and Threadfin Shad (Dorosoma petenense) collected from the Sacramento - San Joaquin River Delta, April - November 2007

Foott, J. Scott and J. Bigelow, 2010. Pathogen survey, Gill Na-K-ATPase actifity, and leukocyte profile of adult delta smelt

Nichols, K. 2010. Health, energy reserves and smolt development of juvenile Stanislaus River Chinook Salmon, 2010

Foott J.S and R. Fogerty. 2011. Juvenile Stanislaus River Chinook salmon pathogen and physiology assessment January – May 2011

Nichols K, A Bolick and JS Foott. 2012. Merced River Chinook Salmon health and physiology assessment, March-May 2012

Nichols K, 2013. San Joaquin, Stanislaus, Tuolumne and Merced River Chinook Smolt Quality Assessment

Foott, J.S., R. Stone, J. Jacobs , N. Som, K. Aceituno. 2014. Survival and initial feeding response of Delta Smelt larvae (Hypomesus transpacificus) exposed to Sacramento - San Joaquin Delta water obtained in April and May 2013

Upper Klamath Lake

Foott, J. Scott, and R. Harmon, 1999. Histological Evaluation of Klamath Lake Basin Blue Chub Tissues

Foott, J. Scott, 2000. Histological and Hematological Evaluation of Juvenile Lost River Suckers Exposed to Sub-lethal Levels of Ammonia

Foott, J. Scott, 2004. Blood cell and plasma chemistry profile of adult Snortnose Sucker (Chasmistes brevirostris) during a blue-green algal bloom USFWS – USGS cooperative live cage study in Upper Klamath Lake, July 2004

Foott, J. Scott, 2004. Health monitoring of adult Lost River Sucker (Deltistes luxatus) and Snortnose Sucker (Chasmistes brevirostris) in upper Klamath Lake, Oregon, April - September 2003. Joint FWS and USGS project

Foott, J. Scott and R. Stone, 2005. Bio-energetic and histological evaluation of juvenile (0+) sucker fry from Upper Klamath Lake collected in August and September 2004

Foott, J. Scott, R. Stone, E. Wiseman, 2007. Energetic profiles and mortality response to winter starvation in juvenile suckers (age 0+) from Upper Klamath Lake in 2005

Foott, J.Scott, R. Stone, and R. 2007. Lack of disease response in juvenile Upper Klamath Lake suckers (age 0+) to adverse water quality conditions- Pilot study August 2007

Foott, J. Scott, R. Stone, and R. Fogerty. 2009. Effects of simulated algal bloom pH on juvenile Lost River Sucker energetics and growth

Foott, J. Scott, R. Stone, and R. Fogerty. 2010. Health and energy evaluation of juvenile fish from Link R. trap and haul project and J-canal salvage

Foott J. Scott, R. Stone, A. Wilkens, and J. Rasmussen. 2012. Juvenile Lost River Sucker survival and energetics in Upper Klamath Lake mesocosm cages: July - December 2011

Foott, J. Scott, R. Stone, and A. Wilkens. 2013. Juvenile Lost River Sucker survival in Upper Klamath Lake mesocosm cages July 2012 – March 2013

Foott, J. Scott, R. Stone, J. Jacobs, and A. Wilkens. 2014. Juvenile Lost River Sucker survival in Upper Klamath Lake mesocosm net pens (July 2013 – October 2013) and labratory hypoxic challenge

VAMP

True, Kimberly, 1996. Health monitoring component of South Delta Salmon Study - Spring 1996

Nichols, Ken, R. Harmon and J. S. Foott. 2000. Health Assessment of VAMP Release Groups – 2000

Nichols, Ken, R Burmester, and J. S. Foott 2001. FishHealth Assessment of VAMP Release Groups – 2001

Nichols, Ken, and J. S. Foott 2002. Health Assessment of VAMP Release Groups – 2002

Nichols, Ken, J.S. Foott. 2003. Health and Physiological Assessment of VAMP Release Groups – 2003

Harmon, Rick, K. Nichols, J.S. Foott. 2004. Health and Physiological Assessment of VAMP Release Groups – 2004

Foott JS, R Stone, and K Nichols. 2005 The effects of Proliferative Kidney Disease on blood constituents, swimming performance and saltwater adaptation in Merced River Hatchery juvenile Chinook salmon used in the 2005 VAMP study

Foott, J. Scott, 2007. Memorandum, Health monitoring of 2006 VAMP marked MRH Chinook salmon

Nichols, Ken, 2007. Pathology Summary Report, Merced River Hatchery, Juvenile Fall Chinook Salmon

Foott, J.Scott and R. Stone, 2008, Evaluation of sonic tagged Chinook juveniles used in the 2008 VAMP study for delayed mortality and saltwater survival – Effects of Proliferative Kidney Disease

Nichols K and JS Foott. 2008. Survival and Physiological Evaluation of Chinook Salmon held in the San Joaquin River near the Stockton Wastewater Treatment Plant, May 2008

Nichols K. and J.S. Foott. 2009. Health and Physiological Assessment of VAMP Release Groups

Nichols K. 2010. Health and Physiological Assessment of VAMP Release Groups.

Nichols, K. 2011. FY2011 Health and Physiological Assessment of VAMP and SDTB 2011 Release Groups

Nichols, K. 2013. Pathogen Screening and Gill Na+K+- ATPase Assessment of South Delta Chinook and Steelhead 2013 Release Groups

Last updated: May 19, 2011