Connecticut River Coordinator's Office
Northeast Region
 
Photo of American shad viewed through a window at the Holyoke Dam - Photo credit:  U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Photo of American shad viewed through a window at the Holyoke Dam. Credit: USFWS

Note: Only observed fish are counted, therefore these totals do not represent all returns.

Total Fish Passage Counts

Includes dams up to and including the Holyoke Dam.

Species   Count
American Eel   4,318

American Shad

 

163,460

Atlantic Salmon

 

141

ATS, Released

 

11

Blueback Herring

 

80

Gizzard Shad

 

73

Sea Lamprey

 

42435

Shortnose Sturgeon   6
Striped Bass   243

Other (Angled)

 

1

Other (ATS)

 

2

Other (ATS) Escapee   1


Fish Passage Counts by Dam

River

Dam

Species

Return

Salmon River

Leesville

Atlantic Salmon

5

 

 

Other (ATS)

2

Farmington River

Rainbow

American Eel

41

 

American Shad

156

 

Atlantic Salmon

7

 

Blueback Herring

5

 

Sea Lamprey

705

Westfield River

West Springfield Project

American Eel

4277

 

American Shad

4497

 

Atlantic Salmon

21

 

Sea Lamprey

1797

 

Shortnose Sturgeon

1

Connecticut River

Holyoke

American Shad

158807

Includes 4 ATS (Fall Returns)

Atlantic Salmon

107

 

ATS, Released

11

Escapee Included in # Released

6 Herring not previously reported

Other (ATS)

Blueback Herring

1

75

 

Gizzard Shad

73

 

Sea Lamprey

39933

Included in HG&E Report

Shortnose Sturgeon

5

 

Striped Bass

243

 

Gatehouse

American Shad

2248

 

ATS, Released

5

 

Sea Lamprey

15438

Connecticut River

Vernon

American Shad

65

    ATS Released
5
    Sea Lamprey
17038
West River Townshend ATS Released
2
Connecticut River Bellows Falls ATS Released
3
    Sea Lamprey
705

 

 

 

 

 
Last updated: September 7, 2010
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