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Evaluation of Juvenile Fish Passage Efficiency at Bonneville Dam Using Hydroacoustics

The objective of this project was to evaluate fish passage efficiency for juvenile salmonids passing Bonneville Dam on the Columbia River.


  • Ferguson JW, GR Ploskey, K Leonardsson, RW Zabel, and H Lundqvist. 2008. "Combining Turbine Blade-Strike and Life Cycle Models to Assess Mitigation Strategies for Fish Passing Dams." Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 65(8):1568-1585. doi:10.1139/F09-078
  • Johnson GE, BD Ebberts, AE Giorgi, K Kuhn, RT Lee, JH Plump, DA Stensby, and CE Sweeney. 2008. "Outfall Site and Type Selection for a New Surface Flow Outlet to Pass Juvenile Salmonids at Bonneville Dam's Second Powerhouse, Columbia River." In Advances in Fisheries Bioengineering: 4th Fisheries Bioengineering Symposium, Bethesda, Maryland, ed. SV Amaral, D Mathur, EP Taft, pp. 203-216. American Fisheries Society, Bethesda, MD.
  • Ploskey GR, GE Johnson, AE Giorgi, RL Johnson, JR Stevenson, CR Schilt, PN Johnson, and DS Patterson. 2007. Synthesis of Biological Research on Juvenile Fish Passage and Survival at Bonneville Dam through 2005. PNNL-16540, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, WA.
  • Ploskey GR, J Kim, MA Weiland, JS Hughes, and ES Fischer. 2007. Re-Analysis of Hydroacoustic Fish-Passage Data from Bonneville Dam after Spill-Discharge Corrections. PNNL-16386, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, WA.


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