Hatchery Detail


Hatchery

Name : Cowlitz Salmon
Province : Lower Columbia Longitude :
Subbasin : Cowlitz Latitude :
Operating Agency : WDFW
Funding Source : Tacoma Public Utilities
Description : The Cowlitz Salmon Hatchery, in operation since 1968, produces more than 13 million salmon each year. When opened in 1968, the facility was the largest salmon hatchery in the world. The Cowlitz Salmon Hatchery is owned by Tacoma Power and operated by WDFW.
 
Releases & Returns
Hatchery releases of anadromous fish, within the geographic range of an ESU/DPS, are listed accordingly.
Province Subbasin Species ESU/DPS Released
in 2009
Returns to Collection
Facility in 2009
Data as of
Lower Columbia Cowlitz Coastal Cutthroat 5,224 8 / 30 / 2010
Lower Columbia Cowlitz Coho Lower Columbia River Coho ESU 2,822,159 77,858 8 / 30 / 2010
Lower Columbia Cowlitz Fall Chinook Lower Columbia River Chinook ESU 5,104,829 4,309 8 / 30 / 2010
Lower Columbia Cowlitz Spring Chinook Lower Columbia River Chinook ESU 880,607 1,895 8 / 30 / 2010
Lower Columbia Cowlitz Summer Steelhead Lower Columbia River Steelhead DPS 5,218 8 / 30 / 2010
Lower Columbia Cowlitz Summer Steelhead Lower Columbia River Steelhead DPS 94,124 8 / 30 / 2010
Lower Columbia Cowlitz Winter Steelhead Lower Columbia River Steelhead DPS 5,233 8 / 30 / 2010
Hatchery Program Reviews
APRE HSRG HGMP USFWS
1.Grays Deep River Spring Chinook
2.Cowlitz Late Coho
3.Cowlitz Fall Chinook
1.Columbia Estuary Spring Chinook (Deep River Net Pens) Population and Related Hatchery Programs
2.Cowlitz River Coho Population and Related Hatchery Programs
3.Cowlitz Fall Chinook Population and Related Hatchery Programs
4.Cowlitz Spring Chinook Population and Related Hatchery Programs
1.Deep River Spring Chinook Net Pen Program
2.Friends of the Cowlitz Cowlitz River Sea-Run Cutthroat