Status & Trends by Region


Status & Trends in the Columbia Estuary Subbasin (Columbia Estuary Province)

Fall Chinook

Biological Objective : Draft Recovery Plan Criteria :
Natural Adults
Mills/Abernathy/Germany - 900 298, Youngs Bay - 505, Big Creek - 577, Clatskanie - 1,277, Salmon Creek - none 298, Lower Gorge - 1,200 299, 298, Scappoose 1,222299
 
Current Status : NOSA Estimate
2016: Youngs Bay - 195 spawners474
Claskine River - 2 spawners474
Adult Escapement (mixed)
2016: 1,757 adults (mixed) 71
Redd Counts (mixed)
2016: Youns River - 35 redds (mixed) 71

ESA Listing Status :    Threatened
Evolutionary Significant Unit (ESU) : Lower Columbia 
Major Population Group (MPG) : Coast Fall, Cascade Fall 
Population : Mill/Abernathy/Germany, Youngs Bay, Big Creek, Clatskinie, Scappoose, Salmon Creek and Lower Gorge 
 

Spring Chinook

No abundance chart available for Spring Chinook.
Biological Objective : Recovery Plan Criteria :
Included in specific subbasins
 
Current Status : Included in specific subbasins
ESA Listing Status :    Threatened
Evolutionary Significant Unit (ESU) : Lower Columbia 
Major Population Group (MPG) : Cascade Spring 
Population : Included in specific subbasins 
 

Chum

Biological Objective : Draft Recovery Plan Criteria :
Natural Adults
Mills/Abernathy/Germany - 1,300 298; Youngs Bay, Big Creek, Clatskanie, Salmon Creek - none 298
 
Current Status : NOSA Estimate
2015: Lower Gorge Tributaries - 4,538 spawners 474
Adult Counts (natural)
2013: 703 spawners (natural) 474

ESA Listing Status :    Threatened
Evolutionary Significant Unit (ESU) : Columbia 
Major Population Group (MPG) : Coast, Cascade 
Population : Mill/Abernathy/Germany, Youngs Bay, Big Creek, Clatskinie, Scappoose, Salmon Creek and Lower Gorge 
 

Coho

Biological Objective : Draft Recovery Plan Criteria :
Natural Adults
Mills/Abernathy/Germany - 1,800 298; Youngs Bay - 7; Big Creek - 12; Clatskanie - 3,201, Salmon Creek - No objective 298, Lower Gorge - 2,862 299, 298, Scappoose 3,208 299
 
Current Status : NOSA Estimate
2016: Big Creek - 198 spawners474
Clatskanie River - 464 spawners474
Youngs Bay - 16 spawners474
Scappoose Creek - 1,200 spawners474
Adult Counts (mixed)
2016: 45 spawners (mixed) 203
Juvenile Outmigrants
2017: 584 juveniles474

ESA Listing Status :    Threatened
Evolutionary Significant Unit (ESU) : Lower Columbia 
Major Population Group (MPG) : Coast, Cascade 
Population : Mill/Abernathy/Germany, Youngs Bay, Big Creek, Clatskinie, Scappoose , Salmon Creek and Lower Gorge 
 

Summer Steelhead

No abundance chart available for Summer Steelhead.
Biological Objective : Draft Recovery Plan Criteria :
Included in specific subbasins
 
Current Status : Included in specific subbasins
ESA Listing Status :    Threatened
Evolutionary Significant Unit (ESU) : Lower Columbia 
Major Population Group (MPG) : Cascade Summer 
Population : Included in specific subbasins 
 

Winter Steelhead

Biological Objective : Draft Recovery Plan Criteria :
Natural Adults
Mill/Abernathy/Germany = 500 298; Youngs Bay - 4,733; Big Creek - 3,182; Clatskanie - 3,982, Salmon Creek - No objective 298, Lower Gorge - 881 298, 299, Scappoose - 5,169 299
 
Current Status : NOSA Estimate
2017: Scappoose Creek - 35 spawners474
Clatskanie River - 293 spawners474
Big Creek - 9 spawners474
2013: Youngs Bay - 164 spawners474
Adult Counts (mixed)
2011: 270 spawners (mixed) 182

ESA Listing Status :    Threatened
Evolutionary Significant Unit (ESU) : Southwest Washington (not listed), Lower Columbia 
Major Population Group (MPG) : Coast Winter, Cascade Winter 
Population : Mill/Abernathy/Germany, Youngs Bay, Big Creek, Clatskinie, Scappoose, Salmon Creek and Lower Gorge 
 

White Sturgeon

Biological Objective : Subbasin Plan Objective :
greater than 400,000 fish 36-72 inches509
 
Current Status : Adundance (42-60 inches)
2016: 224,400 fish510

ESA Listing Status :    Not Listed
 

Green Sturgeon

No abundance chart available for Green Sturgeon.
Biological Objective : Subbasin Plan Objective :
None300
 
Current Status : Unknown
ESA Listing Status :    Species of Concern