Accession Number : ADA323711

Title :   Kenai River Salmon ... a Unique Resource in South-Central Alaska.

Descriptive Note : Fish and Wildlife Leaflet 3,

Corporate Author : NATIONAL FISHERIES RESEARCH CENTER SEATTLE WA

Personal Author(s) : Burger, Carl V. ; Wangaard, David B. ; Wilmot, Richard L.

PDF Url : ADA323711

Report Date : 1985

Pagination or Media Count : 18

Abstract : The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS), and active member of the Advisory Board for thee Kenai River Special Management Area, has been studying Kenai River resources for several years in cooperation with the Alaska Department of Fish and Game and other resource agencies. Research on salmon spawning and rearing areas in the Kenai River was conducted by the Seattle National Fishery Research Center, USFWS, from 1979 to 1982. This summary of research findings is intended to provide an understanding of how the Kenai River and its tributary systems and associated wetlands satisfy the important life history requirements of the salmon they support.

Descriptors :   *NATURAL RESOURCES, *FISHES, MANAGEMENT, ALASKA, RIVERS, WETLANDS, HABITATS, WILDLIFE, STREAMS, NATURAL HISTORY, ECOLOGY, ANIMAL MIGRATION.

Subject Categories : Biology
      Ecology

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE