Title

Diel and seasonal movements of white sturgeon, (Acipenser transmontanus), in the mid-Columbia River

Publication Date

1981

Keywords

sturgeon, Columbia River, activity

Journal or Book Title

Fishery Bulletin

Abstract

Twenty-nine white sturgeon (Acipenser transmontanus) were instrumented in 1975 and1976 with separately identifiable radio transmitters to study seasonal movements in the mid-Columbia River, southeastern Washington. Tagged fish remained in free-flowing areas of theriver and were inactive in winter. Movements occurred in summer and early fall. Activity appearedrelated to water temperature and sturgeon size.

Pages

367-370

Volume

79

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