Western Washington Fish and Wildlife Conservation Office
Pacific Region

Lake Sammamish Kokanee 12-Month Finding Determination

Male kokanee salmon (Photo: Scott Craig, USFWS)


After evaluating current available scientific information, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has determined that the Lake Sammamish kokanee population does not meet the criteria of a distinct population segment and is therefore not a listable entity under the Endangered Species Act.

News release
12-Month Finding on Petition To List Lake Sammamish Kokanee Population of Oncorhynchus nerka (pdf)
Frequently Asked Questions (pdf)
Video - Kokanee fry release in Lake Sammamish
Video - Kokanee supplemental rearing project
Lake Sammamish Kokanee Salmon Supplementation Program
Additional information on Lake Sammamish kokanee





Last updated: November 20, 2018
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