Pacific Lamprey Translocations to the Snake River Boost Abundance of All Life Stages
The Pacific Lamprey Entosphenus tridentatus is an anadromous fish that has severely declined in the Snake River basin. In 2007, the Nez Perce Tribe initiated translocation of adults to this region from the main-stem Columbia River and has continued the translocations to this day. These actions are aimed at restoring larval abundance along with holistic habitat improvements. We performed parentage and sibship analyses with 260 single-nucleotide polymorphism loci….Read more with free access
Photo credit: Nez Perce Tribe Fisheries Program.