Title

Seasonal movements of white sturgeon (Acipenser transmontanus) in the mid-Columbia River

Publication Date

1978

Keywords

sturgeon, Columbia River, activity

Journal or Book Title

Transactions of the American Fisheries Society

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

275-280

Volume

107

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