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COLEMAN NATIONAL FISH HATCHERY & LIVINGSTON STONE NATIONAL FISH HATCHERY, FISH HEALTH
Year Project Occurred Report Title
1997 Effects of diet composition, feeding rate, and water temperature on liver lipoid disease, growth, smolt development, and adult return in Coleman NFH Late-Fall Chinook Salmon (broodyear 1966)
2004 IHNV resistance of Steelhead fry (STT-BCW-04-COL)
2007 Efficacy of florfenicol (Aquaflor®) medicated feed to control columnaris disease in juvenile Steelhead trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss)
2010 Delta Smelt Annual Report
2011 Delta Smelt Technical Report - Fish Health Services and Culture Support for Delta Smelt Held at Livingston Stone National Fish Hatcher
FEATHER RIVER
Year Project Occurred Report Title
2002 Fish Health Monitoring of Fall Chinook and Steelhead in the Yuba and Feather Rivers (2002-2003)
2015-2020 2020 Prevalence and severity of Ceratonova shasta and Parvicapsula minibicornis infection of natural Feather River Juvenile Chinook Salmon (January – May)
2021 Prevalence and severity of Ceratonova shasta and Parvicapsula minibicornis infection in Feather River Juvenile Chinook Salmon (March and April 2021)
KLAMATH RIVER
Year Project Occurred Report Title
1995 Health, physiology, and migration characteristics of Iron Gate Hatchery Chinook, 1995 Releases
2000 Physiological responses of juvenile chinook salmon held in the Lower Klamath River and thermal refugia (June – August 2000)
2002 Ceratomyxosis resistance in juvenile Chinook Salmon and Steelhead Trout from the Klamath River
2003

Abundance of Ceratomyxa shasta in Iron Gate and Copco reservoirs

2003 Health Monitoring of adult Fall-run Chinook Salmon in the lower Klamath River, August – October 2003
2005 Longevity of Ceratomyxa shasta and Parvicapsula minibicornis actinospore infectivity in the Klamath River: April – June 2005
2006 Relationship between Ceratomyxa shasta and Parvicapsula minibicornis actinospore exposure in the Klamath River and infection in juvenile Chinook salmon
2006 Comparative susceptibility to infection and disease from Ceratomyxa shasta and Parvicapsula minibicornis in Klamath River basin juvenile Chinook, Coho and Steelhead populations
2008 Prognosis of Ceratomyxa shasta and Parvicapsula minibicornis Infections in Klamath River Coho and Trinity River Chinook Salmon
2008 Pilot study to access the role of Ceratomyxa shasta infection in mortality of fall-run Chinook smolts migrating through the lower Klamath River in 2008
2008 Ceratomyxosis in radio-tagged yearling coho sentinels exposed in the Klamath River during May 2008
2008 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
2010 Effects of a simulated Klamath River summer temperature profile on juvenile Chinook salmon (Oncorhynchus tshawytscha) immune function
2010 Compilation of Information Relating to Myxozoan Disease Effects to Inform the Klamath Basin Restoration Agreement
2011 Ceratomyxa shasta myxospore survey of Fall-run Chinook salmon carcasses in the Klamath and Shasta Rivers, and Bogus Creek, 2011
2012 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
2013 Pilot Study of the Effects of Saltwater Rearing on Ceratomyxa shasta Infections in Klamath River Juvenile Chinook salmon, June-August 2013
2014 Effect of summer water temperatures on growth and bioenergetics in juvenile Klamath River Coho Salmon (Oncorhynchus kisutch)
2015 Prevalence of Ichthyophthirius multifiliis in both resident and sentinel Speckled dace (Rhinichthys osculus) in the Lower Klamath River (August 5- September 9, 2015)
KLAMATH RIVER JUVENILE MONITORING PROGRAM
Year Project Occurred Report Title
2006

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

2007 Klamath River Juvenile Salmonid Health Monitoring, April-August 2007
2008 Myxosporean Parasite (Ceratomyxa shasta and Parvicapsula minibicornis) Incidence and Severity in Klamath River Basin Juvenile Chinook and Coho Salmon, April-August 2008
2009 Myxosporean Parasite (Ceratomyxa shasta and Parvicapsula minibicornis) Incidence and Severity in Klamath River Basin Juvenile Chinook Salmon, April-August 2009
2010 Myxosporean Parasite (Ceratomyxa shasta and Parvicapsula minibicornis) Annual Prevalence of Infection in Klamath River Basin Juvenile Chinook Salmon, April-August 2010
2011-2019 Myxosporean Parasite (Ceratomyxa shasta and Parvicapsula minibicornis) Prevalence of Infection in Klamath River Basin Juvenile Chinook Salmon, April-August
2020-2021 Myxosporean Parasite (Ceratomyxa shasta and Parvicapsula minibicornis) Prevalence of Infection in Klamath River Basin Juvenile Chinook Salmon, March - July
NATIONAL WILD FISH HEALTH SURVEY (NWFHS)
Year Project Occurred Report Title
2009-2014

National Wild Fish Survey Annual Progress Report NWFHS Sacramento/Feather R. Juv. Chinook

2013-2014 Sacramento and Feather River Juvenile Chinook Pathogen Survey
2016, 2020, 2021 Lower Sacramento River Juvenile Chinook Pathogen Survey
NWFHS Upper Klamath Basin
Year Project Occurred Report Title
2016

Survey of Systemic Bacteria Load and External Parasites in 1+ Blue & Tui Chubs Collected in Upper Klamath Lake and Clear Lake: Early Spring and Late Summer 2016

2017 Comparison of bacterial and parasitic infection between Upper Klamath Lake and out-migrant (Fish Evaluation Station, FES) 0+ suckers and chubs

2018-2021

2021 Upper Klamath Lake Juvenile Chub macroparasite and bacterial Pathogen Survey

SACRAMENTO & SAN JOAQUIN RIVER
Year Project Occurred Report Title
2001 Health Monitoring of Hatchery and Natural Fall-run Chinook Salmon Juveniles in the San Joaquin River and Delta, April June 2000
2001 Health Monitoring of Hatchery and Natural Fall-run Chinook Salmon Juveniles in the San Joaquin River and Tributaries, April – June 2001
2005 Proliferative Kidney Disease (Tetracapsuloides Bryosalmonae) in Merced River Hatchery Juvenile Chinook Salmon: Mortality and Performance Impairment in 2005 Smolts
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
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
2000 Lack of experimental evidence for IHN virus transmission from infected hatchery to natural Chinook salmon juveniles in the Sacramento River
2010 Pathogen Survey, Gill Na-K-ATPase Activity, and Leukocyte Profile of Adult Delta Smelt
2010 Health, energy reserves and smolt development of juvenile Stanislaus River Chinook Salmon, 2010
2011 Juvenile Stanislaus River Chinook salmon pathogen and physiology assessment: January – May 2011
2012 Merced River juvenile Chinook salmon health and physiology assessment, March-May 2012
2013 San Joaquin, Stanislaus, Tuolumne and Merced River Chinook Smolt Quality Assessment
2013 Survival and initial feeding response of Delta Smelt larvae (Hypomesus transpacificus) exposed to Sacramento- San Joaquin Delta water obtained in April and May 2013
2016 & 2018 Ceratonova shasta and Parvicapsula minibicornis (Phylum Cnidaria: Myxosporea) infectivity for juvenile Chinook salmon (Oncorhynchus tshawytscha) in the Upper Sacramento River
SOUTH DELTA SALMONID SURVIVAL STUDIES
Year Project Occurred Report Title
2000-2004 Health Assessment of Vernalis Adaptive Management Plan (VAMP) Release Groups
2005 The effect 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
2006 Memo - Health monitoring of 2006 VAMP marked MRH Chinook salmon
2008 Survival and Physiological Evaluation of Chinook Salmon held in the San Joaquin River near the Stockton Wastewater Treatment Plant, May 2008
2008 Evaluation of sonic tagged Chinook juveniles used in the 2008 VAMP study for delayed mortality and saltwater survival – Effects of Proliferative Kidney Disease
2009 & 2010 Health and Physiological Assessment of VAMP Release Groups
2011 Health and Physiological Assessment of VAMP and South Delta Temporary Barriers (SDTB) 2011 Release Groups
2013-2017 Pathogen Screening and Gill Na+/K+-ATPase Assessment of South Delta Chinook and Steelhead
2016 Health and Physiology Assessment of Steelhead for Six Year Study, 2016
TRINITY RIVER
Year Project Occurred Report Title
1991 Disease Survey of Trinity River Salmonid Smolt Population
1996 Physiological Effects of Nanophyetus Metacercaria Infection in Chinook Salmon Smolts (Trinity River)
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
1998 Diagnostic Evaluation of Moribund Juvenile Salmonids in the Trinity and Klamath Rivers (June-September 1998)
2002 Trinity River Fall Chinook Smolt Health Following Passage through the Lower Klamath River, June – August 2002
UPPER KLAMATH LAKE BASIN, SOUTHERN OREGON
Year Project Occurred Report Title
1998 Histological Evaluation of Klamath Lake Basin Blue Chub Tissues
2000 Histological and Hematological Evaluation of Juvenile Lost River Suckers Exposed to Sub-lethal Levels of Ammonia
2003 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
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.
2004 Bio-energetic and histological evaluation of juvenile (0+) sucker fry from Upper Klamath Lake collected in August and September 2004
2005 Energetic profiles and mortality response to winter starvation in juvenile suckers (age 0+) from Upper Klamath Lake in 2005
2007 Lack of disease response in juvenile Upper Klamath Lake suckers (age 0+) to adverse water quality conditions- Pilot study August 2007
2009 Health and energy evaluation of juvenile fish from Link R. trap and haul project and J-canal salvage
2011 Juvenile Lost River Sucker survival and energetics in Upper Klamath Lake mesocosm cages: July – December 2011
2012 Juvenile Lost River Sucker sentinel survival in Upper Klamath Lake mesocosm cages: July 2012 - March 2013
2014 Juvenile Lost River Sucker sentinel survival in Upper Klamath Lake mesocosm net pens (June - September 2014)
2015 Lost River Sucker Culture Manual
2015 Lost River Sucker Fry Sentinel Survival in Upper Klamath Lake (July - September 2015)