WHOOSHH

Year Two Spring Chinook Adult Passage Viability Study (2015)

the question
the conclusion
the question

Yakima Nation Fisheries Laboratory

Mark Johnston

Spring Chinook

Does transport method affect adult salmon survival? A comparative study evaluating fall Chinook salmon traveling through a 40' or 250' Whooshh Fish Transport System, using trap and haul transport and control fish.

the conclusion

 Yes. Although 2015 was an exceptionally hot year, the comparative results between Whooshh transport and hand and haul of 2014 were reproduced in 2015.

study report