Fish Life History/Strategies
   Chinook  •  Coho  •  Steelhead  •  General
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Ecosystem Processes
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Fish Life History/Strategies


  • Chinook

Sommer, T. R., Nobriga, M. L., Harrell, W. C., Batham, W., & Kimmerer, W. J. (2001).
Floodplain rearing of juvenile Chinook salmon: evidence of enhanced growth and survival.
Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences, 58(2), 325–333.

Jeffres, C. A., Opperman, J. J., & Moyle, P. B. (2008).
Ephemeral floodplain habitats provide best growth conditions for juvenile Chinook salmon in a California river.
Environmental Biology of Fishes, 83(4), 449–458.

Sommer, T. R., Harrell, W. C., & Nobriga, M. L. (2005).
Habitat Use and Stranding Risk of Juvenile Chinook Salmon on a Seasonal Floodplain.
North American Journal of Fisheries Management
, 25(4), 1493–1504.



  • Coho

Jones, K. K., Cornwell, T. J., Bottom, D. L., Campbell, L. A., & Stein, S. (2014).
The contribution of estuary-resident life histories to the return of adult Oncorhynchus kisutch.
Journal of Fish Biology, 85(1), 52–80.

Hines, E. E., & Landis, W. G. (2014).
Regional risk assessment of the Puyallup River Watershed and the evaluation of low impact development in meeting management goals.
Integrated Environmental Assessment & Management, 10(2), 269–278.

Craig, B. E., Simenstad, C. A., & Bottom, D. L. (2014).
Rearing in natural and recovering tidal wetlands enhances growth and life‐history diversity of Columbia Estuary tributary coho salmon Oncorhynchus kisutch population.
Journal of fish biology85(1), 31-51. (2014)



  • Steelhead

Roni, P., Pess, G., Beechie, T., & Morley, S. (2010).
Estimating Changes in Coho Salmon and Steelhead Abundance from Watershed Restoration: How Much Restoration is Needed to Measurably Increase Smolt Production?
North American Journal of Fisheries Management, 30(6), 1469–1484.



  • General

Johnson, G. E., Storch, A., Skalski, J. R., Bryson, A. J., Mallette, C., Borde, A. B., … others. (2011).
Ecology of juvenile salmon in shallow tidal freshwater habitats of the lower Columbia River.
2007–2010. Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL), Richland, WA (US).

Gray, A., Simenstad, C. A., Bottom, D. L., & Cornwell, T. J. (2002).
Contrasting functional performance of juvenile salmon habitat in recovering wetlands of the Salmon River estuary, Oregon, USA.
Restoration Ecology, 10(3), 514–526.

Beechie, T. J., Liermann, M., Beamer, E. M., & Henderson, R. (2005).
A Classification of Habitat Types in a Large River and Their Use by Juvenile Salmonids.
Transactions of the American Fisheries Society, 134(3), 717–729.

Simenstad, C. A., Hood, W. G., Thom, R. M., Levy, D. A., & Bottom, D. L. (2002).
Landscape structure and scale constraints on restoring estuarine wetlands for Pacific Coast juvenile fishes.
Concepts and controversies in tidal marsh ecology, 597-630.

Groot, C., & Margolis, L. (1991).
Pacific salmon life histories.
UBC press.


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Historical Analysis


Farming in the Floodplain Project Existing Conditions Report. (2016)

Welch, W. B., Johnson, K. H., Savoca, M. E., Lane, R. C., Fasser, E. T., Gendaszek, A. S., … & Knoedler, E. N. (2015).
Hydrogeologic framework, groundwater movement, and water budget in the Puyallup River Watershed and vicinity, Pierce and King Counties, Washington (No. 2015-5068).
US Geological Survey.

Choi, Y. D. (2004).
Theories for ecological restoration in changing environment: toward ‘futuristic’restoration.
Ecological Research19(1), 75-81.


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Ecosystem Processes


  • General

Beechie, T. J., Sear, D. A., Olden, J. D., Pess, G. R., Buffington, J. M., Moir, H., … & Pollock, M. M. (2010).
Process-based principles for restoring river ecosystems.
BioScience60(3), 209-222.

Elliott, M., Mander, L., Mazik, K., Simenstad, C., Valesini, F., Whitfield, A., & Wolanski, E. (2016).
Ecoengineering with ecohydrology: successes and failures in estuarine restoration.
Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science176, 12-35.



  • Hydro/Morphological Modification

Cordell, J. R., Tanner, C. D., & Aitkin, J. K. (1999).
Fish assemblages and juvenile salmon diets at a breached-dike wetland site, Spencer Island, Washington,

Zajanc, D., Kramer, S. H., Nur, N., & Nelson, P. A. (2013).
Holding behavior of Chinook salmon (Oncorhynchus tshawytscha) and steelhead (O. mykiss) smolts, as influenced by habitat features of levee banks, in the highly modified lower Sacramento River, California.
Environmental Biology of Fishes, 96(2–3), 245–256.

Borja, Á., Dauer, D. M., Elliott, M., & Simenstad, C. A. (2010).
Medium-and long-term recovery of estuarine and coastal ecosystems: patterns, rates and restoration effectiveness.
Estuaries and Coasts33(6), 1249-1260.

Palmer, M. A., Bernhardt, E. S., Allan, J. D., Lake, P. S., Alexander, G., Brooks, S., … & Galat, D. L. (2005).
Standards for ecologically successful river restoration.
Journal of applied ecology42(2), 208-217.

Simenstad, C. A., & Cordell, J. R. (2000).
Ecological assessment criteria for restoring anadromous salmonid habitat in Pacific Northwest estuaries.
Ecological Engineering15(3), 283-302.


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