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Count of Sockeye Salmon (Oncorhynchus nerka), River Temperature, and River Height in the Pilgrim River, Nome, Alaska, 2003-2014

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The dataset is the daily count of Sockeye Salmon (Oncorhynchus nerka) passing through a fish counting weir on the Pilgrim River from 2003 to 2014. Also, included in the data set is the daily temperature and river height measured at the weir (65.103071°, -164.824046°). The fish weir was operated during the summer (late June to mid-September) by the Norton Sound Economic Development Corporation.

Author(s): Carey, M. P.; Zimmerman, C. E.

Suggested Citation:
Carey, M. P. and Zimmerman, C. E., 2017, Count of Sockeye Salmon (Oncorhynchus nerka), River Temperature, and River Height in the Pilgrim River, Nome, Alaska, 2003-2014: U.S. Geological Survey data release, https://doi.org/10.5066/F71834PF.

Referenced Publication(s):
Carey, M. P., C. E. Zimmerman, K. D. Keith, M. Schelske, C. F. Lean, and D. C. Douglas. 2017. Migration trends of sockeye salmon at the northern edge of their distribution. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society 146(4):791-802. doi:10.1080/00028487.2017.1302992


DataID: 131 | doi:10.5066/F71834PF | Date Posted Online: 2017-05-05 | Last Updated: 2019-07-29 12:41:41