Western Washington Fish and Wildlife Conservation Office
Pacific Region

Publications

This page contains a list of technical reports and peer-reviewed publications that WWFWCO staff have produced along with our partners. WWFWCO staff names appear in bold. PDF copies of technical reports are provided by clicking on the title. To skip to peer-reviewed scientific publications click here.

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TECHNICAL REPORTS

Title
Year
Author
FISHERIES
Restoration Monitoring of Mapes and Taylor Creeks, Two Nonnatal Lake Washington Tributaries for Juvenile Chinook Salmon
2020
Tabor, R.A. and Moore, Z.J.
Proportion of Hatchery Origin Winter Steelhead and Broodstock Collection in the Elwha River: 2019
2020
Peters, R.; Denton, K.; Liermann, M.C.
Fish Species Presence and Distribution Surveys at Naval Radio Station (T) Jim Creek
2019
DeHaan, P.
Effect of Six Types of Artificial Lights on the Attraction of Subyearling Salmonids in the Nearshore Area of South Lake Washington
2019
Tabor, R.A.; Perkin, E.; Beauchamp, D; Britt, L.; Haehn, R.; Green, J; Robinson, T.; Stolnack, S.; Lantz, D.W. and Moore, Z.J.
Restoration Monitoring of the Shuffleton Power Plant Flume Site in South Lake Washington
2018
Tabor, R.A.; Moore, Z.J. and Gearns, H.A.
Use of Radio Telemetry to Assess Adult Salmonid Movements and Upstream Passage at Former Elwha and Glines Canyon Dam Sites from 2014 to 2017
2018
Geffre, G.; Brenkman, S; Peters, R., and Crain, P.
Salmon Migration Barrier Inventory and Assessment on Puget Sound Federal Caucus Agency Lands (Puget Sound and Washington Coast)
2017
Plumb, M.P. and Moore, Z. J.
Use of Radio Telemetry to Assess Adult Salmonid Movements and Upstream Passage at Former Elwha and Glines Canyon Dam Sites in 2015 and 2016
2017
Geffre, G.; Brenkman, S; Peters, R., and Crain, P.
Occupancy and Distribution of Larval Pacific Lamprey and Lampetra spp. in Wadeable Streams of the Pacific Northwest
2016
Jolley, J.C.; Silver, G.S.; Harris, J.E.; Butts, E.C., and Cook-Tabor, C.
Mainstem and Floodplain Channel Pebble Count Enumeration and Analysis to Determine Changes in Streambed Particle Size Distributions During the Elwha River Dam Removal
2016
Pess, G.; Peters, R.; Liermann, M.C. and McHenry, M.
Use of Radio Telemetry to Assess Adult Salmonid Movements and Upstream Passage at Former Elwha and Glines Canyon Dam Sites in 2014
2016
Geffre, G.; Brenkman, S; Peters, R., and Crain, P.
Occupancy and Distribution of Larval Pacific Lamprey and Lampetra spp. in Wadeable Streams of the Pacific Northwest
2015
Jolley, J.C; Silver, GS; Harris, JE; Butts, EC and Cook-Tabor, C
Quantifying Changes in Streambed Composition Following the Removal of the Elwha and Glines Canyon Dam on the Elwha River
2015
Peters, R.J.; Pess, G.R.; McHenry, M.L.; Bakke, P.D.; Elofson, E. & Sampson, E.
Influence of Engineered Log Jam Placement on Habitat, Periphyton, Invertebrates and Fish in the South Fork Skokomish River 2014 Peters, R. J.; Tabor, R. A. and Gearns, H.
Guidelines for Monitoring and Adaptively Managing Restoration of Chinook Salmon (Oncorhynchus tshawytscha) and Steelhead (O. mykiss) on the Elwha River 2014 Peters, R. J.; Duda, J. J.; Pess, G. R.; Zimmerman, M.; Crain, P.; Hughes, Z.; Wilson, A.; Liermann, M.C.; Morley, S.A.; McMillan, J.R.; Denton, K.; Morrill, D. and Warheit, K.
Predation of juvenile salmonids by resident trout and other fishes in the lower Cedar River, Washington (3.5M) 2014 Tabor, R.A.; Berge, H. B.; Klungle, M.M.; Thompson, B.E.; Lantz, D.W. and Price, B.E.
Analysis of Genetic Variation in the Olympic Mudminnow (Novumbra hubbsi) - Final report   (1.49M)
2013
DeHaan, P.; Adams, B.; Hawkins,D.; Tabor,R. and Thompson, B.
Fish Abundance, Habitat, and Habitat Use at Two Stabilized Banks in the Hoh River, Washington: Preliminary Data to Evaluate the Influence of Engineered Logjams   (1.6M)
2012
Peters, R. J.; Sanders, S.; Li, M.; Denton, K. P., Celedonia, M. T.; Tabor, R. A. and Pess, G. R.
Biological Sampling in the Skokomish River Basin, Washington: Army Corps of Engineers General Investigation (6.58M)

2011

Peters, R.; Li, Z.; Sanders, S.; Tabor, R.; Cook‐Tabor, C.; Bakke, P.; Denton, K. and Liermann, M.
Movement and Habitat Use of Chinook Salmon Smolts, Northern Pikeminnow, and Smallmouth Bass Near the SR 520 Bridge - 2008 Acoustic Tracking Study  (10.83M)
2011
Celedonia, M. T.; Tabor, R. A.; Damm, S.; Lantz, D. W.; Lee, T. M.; Li, Z.; Price, B.; Gale, W. and Ostrand, K.
Movement and Habitat Use of Juvenile Chinook Salmon Smolts in the Lake Washington Ship Canal: 2007-2008 Acoustic Tracking Studies  (10.57M)
2011
Celedonia, M. T.; Li, Z.; Sanders, S.; Tabor, R. ; Damm, S.; Lantz, D. and Price, B.
Pacific Lamprey (Entosphenus tridentatus) assessment and template for conservation measures. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Portland, Oregon. 282 pp.   (5.33M)
2011
Luzier, C.W.; Schaller, H.A.; Brostrom, J.K.; Cook-Tabor, C.; Goodman, D.H.; Nelle, R.D.;Ostrand, K. and Streif, B.
Broodyear Report for Olympic Peninsula National Fish Hatcheries - Brood Year 2001   (1.79M)
2011
Celedonia, M. T.
Spring/Summer Habitat Use and Seasonal Movement Patterns of Predatory Fishes in the Lake Washington Ship Canal - Final Report, 2006-2009   (3.37M)
2010
Tabor, R. A.
Distribution and Habitat Use of Fish in Seattle's Streams - Final Report, 2005 and 2006  (9.1M)
  Appendices 1 - 15   (32.4M)
  Appendices 16 - 30   (31.4M)
2010
Tabor, R. A.
Proceedings of the Pacific Lamprey Conservation Initiative Work Session. October 28-29, 2008 Portland, Oregon  (0.32M)
2009
Luzier, C.W; Schaller, H.; Brostrom, J.; Cook-Tabor, C.; Goodman, D.; Nelle, R.D.; Ostrand, K. and Strief, B.
Influence of Habitat Complexity and Floodplain Reconnection Projects on the Physical and Biological Conditions of Seattle Urban Streams: Pre-Project Monitoring. Final Progress Report, 2005-2007  (3.7M)
2008
Leavy, T. R.; Bakke, P. and Peters, R. J.
Movement and Habitat Use of Chinook Salmon Smolts, Northern Pikeminnow, and Smallmouth Bass Near the SR 520 Bridge - 2007 Acoustic Tracking Study  (19.31M)
2008
Celedonia, M. T.; Tabor, R. A.; Sanders, S.; Damm, S.; Lee, M.T.; Lantz, D. W.; Li, Z.; Pratt, J.; Price, B. and Seyda, L.
Movement and Habitat Use of Chinook Salmon Smolts and Two Predatory Fishes in Lake Washington and the Lake Washington Ship Canal - 2004-2005 Acoustic Tracking Studies  (39.5M)
2008
Celedonia, M. T.; Tabor, R. A.; Sanders, S.; Lantz, D. W. and Grettenberger, I.
The Physical and Biological Effects of Engineered Logjams (ELJs) in the Elwha River, Washington   (5.73M)
2007
McHenry, M.; Pess, G.; Abbe, T.; Coe, H.; Goldsmith, J.; Liermann, M.; McCoy, R.; Morley, S. and Peters, R.
Quilcene National Fish Hatchery Comprehensive Hatchery Management Plan   (3.02M) 
2007
USFWS
OLDER REPORTS
2006 through 1998



PEER-REVIEWED JOURNALS


  (WWFWCO staff in bold)

FISHERIES
Tabor, R. A., F. T. Waterstrat, and J. D. Olden. 2020. Response of migratory sculpin populations to barrier removal in four small lowland urban streams in the Lake Washington basin. Northwestern Naturalist 101:111-124.
Duda, J. J., J. H. Anderson, M. Beirne, S. Brenkman, P. Crain, J. Mahan, M. McHenry, G. Pess, R. J. Peters, and B. Winter. 2019. Complexities, historical context, and emerging information about the Elwha River dam removal project. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment. 17(1):10-11.
Pess, G. R., J. Anderson, J. A. Bountry, S. B. Brenkman, J. J. Duda, M. L. McHenry, J. R. McMillan, R. J. Peters, A.C. Ritchie, A. Shaffer, and C. M. Tonra. 2018. The Elwha River dam removal, ecosystem response to large-scale barrier removal. Pages 206-208, in, Brink, K., P. Gought, J. Royte, P.P. Schollema, and H. Wanningen, editors. From Sea to Source 2.0. Protection and restoration of fish migration in rivers worldwide. World Fish Migration Foundation.
Quinn, T. P., M. H. Bond, S. J. Brenkman, R. Paradis, and R. J. Peters. 2017. Re-awakening dormant life history variation: stable isotopes indicate anadromy in bull trout following dam removal on the Elwha River, Washington. Environmental Biology of Fishes 100:1659-1671.
Tabor, R. A., A. T. Bell, D. W. Lantz, C. N. Gregersen, H. B. Berge, and D. K. Hawkins. 2017. Phototaxic behavior of subyearling salmonids in the nearshore area of two urban lakes in western Washington State. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society 146:753-761.
Peters, R. J., M. Liermann, M. L. McHenry, P. Bakke, and G. R. Pess. 2017. Changes in streambed composition in salmonid spawning habitat of the Elwha River during dam removal. Journal of the American Water Resources Association 53(4):871-885.
Tabor, R. A., F. T. Waterstrat, D. W. Lantz, H. B. Berge, and M. C. Liermann. 2017. Distribution, density, and size of migratory and fluvial sculpins in relation to barriers in Puget Sound lowland streams. North American Journal of Fisheries Management 37:729-742.
Tabor, R. A.,  R. J. Peters, H. B. Berge, D. W. Lantz, and R. M. Piaskowski. 2016. Diet of the torrent sculpin, Cottus rhotheus, in the Cedar River, Washington: effect of season, habitat type, and predator size with emphasis on piscivory. Northwestern Naturalist 97:190-204.
Peters, R. J., E. E. Knudsen, G. B. Pauley, and C. J. Cederholm. 2015. Influence of wood and other habitat characteristics on the distribution and abundance of coho salmon in a relatively large river. Northwest Science 89(4):336-354.
Tabor, R. A., D. W. Lantz, J. D. Olden, H. B. Berge, and F. T. Waterstrat. 2015. Assessment of introduced prickly sculpin populations in mountain lakes in two areas of western Washington State. Northwest Science 89:1-13.
DeHaan, P. A., B. A. Adams, R. A. Tabor, D. K. Hawkins, and B.E. Thompson. 2014. Historical and contemporary forces shape genetic variation in the Olympic mudminnow (Novumbra hubbsi), an endemic fish from Washington State, USA. Conservation Genetics. 15:1417-1431.. Conservation Genetics. 15:1417-1431.. Conservation Genetics. 15:1417-1431.. Conservation Genetics. 15:1417-1431.
Tabor, R. A., A. M. Kopit, F. T. Waterstrat, C. M. Meister, and B. E. Thompson. 2014. Diet of Adult Olympic Mudminnow Novumbra hubbsi. Northwest Science 88:33-43.
Pess, G. R.,  M. C. Liermann, M. L. McHenry, R. J. Peters, and T. R. Bennett. 2012. Juvenile Salmon Response to the Placement of Engineered Log Jams (ELJS) in the Elwha River, Washington State, USA. River Research and Applications 28:872-881.
Tabor, R. A., S. T. Sanders, D. W. Lantz, M. T. Celedonia and S. Damm. 2012. Seasonal Movements of Smallmouth Bass in the Lake Washington Ship Canal, Washington. Northwest Science 86:133-143
Hayes, M., M. Hallock, R. Hays, D. Chase, C. Cook-Tabor, S. Rubin, C. Luzier, and M. Moser. 2012. Distribution of Pacific Lamprey in Watersheds of Puget Sound based on smolt monitoring data. Northwest Science. 87. 10.3955/046.087.0202.
Brenkman, S. J,  J. J. Duda, C. E. Torgersen, E. Welty, G. R. Pess, R. J. Peters, M. L. Henry. 2012. A Riverscape Perspective of Pacific Salmonids and Aquatic Habitats Prior to Large-Scale Dam Removal in the Elwha River, Washington, USA. Fisheries Management and Ecology 19:36-53
Tabor R. A., K. L. Fresh, R. M. Piaskowski, H. A. Gearns and D. B. Hayes. 2011. Habitat Use by Juvenile Chinook Salmon in the Nearshore Areas of Lake Washington: Effects of Depth, Lakeshore Development, Substrate, and Vegetation. North American Journal of Fisheries Management 31:700-713
Tabor, R. A., J. A. Scheurer, H. A. Gearns and Charles M. McCoy III. 2011. Use of Nonnatal Tributaries for Lake-Rearing Juvenile Chinook Salmon in the Lake Washington Basin, Washington. Northwest Science 85:476-490
Tabor, R. A., Julie A. Scheurer, H. A. Gearns and Charles M. McCoy III. 2011. Use of Nonnatal Tributaries for Lake-Rearing Juvenile Chinook Salmon in the Lake Washington Basin, Washington. Northwest Science 85:476-490
Tabor, R. A., B. A. Footen, K. L. Fresh, M. T. Celedonia, F. Mejia, D. L. Low, and L. Park. 2007. Smallmouth Bass and Largemouth Bass Predation of Juvenile Chinook Salmon and Other Salmonids in the Lake Washington Basin. North American Journal of Fisheries Management 27:1174-1188
Tabor, R. A., K. L. Fresh, E. J. Warner, and R. J. Peters. 2007. Distribution and Habitat Use of Cottids in the Lake Washington Basin. Pages 135-150 in Status, Distribution, and Conservation of Native Freshwater Fishes of Western North America: A Symposium Proceedings. M. J. Brouder and J. A. Scheurer, Editors. American Fisheries Society, Symposium 53, Bethesda, Maryland
Tabor, R. A., E. J. Warner, K. L. Fresh, B. A. Footen, and J. R. Chan. 2007. Ontogenetic Diet Shifts of Prickly Sculpin in the Lake Washington Basin, Washington. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society 136:1801-1813
Nowak, G. M., R. A. Tabor, E. J. Warner, K. L. Fresh, and T. P. Quinn. 2007. Ontogenetic Shifts in Habitat and Diet of Cutthroat Trout in Lake Washington, Washington. North American Journal of Fisheries Management 24:624-635
Tabor, R. A., G. S. Brown, and V. T. Luiting. 2004. The Effect of Light Intensity on Sockeye Salmon Fry Migratory Behavior and Predation by Cottids in the Cedar River, Washington. North American Journal of Fisheries Management 24:128-145
Tabor, R. A., E. J. Warner, and S. Hager. 2001. An Oriental Weatherfish (Misgurnus anguillacaudatus) Population Established in Washington State. Northwest Science 75:72-76
     

 

 

 

 

 

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