Science activity
Science activity #49839, updated 29 April 2022

Pilot Mark-Recapture Study to Estimate Delta Smelt Pre-Screen Loss and Salvage Efficiency

Description / purpose

The purpose of this project is to perform a study to determine whether it is feasible to quantify entrainment losses of juvenile and adult delta smelt due to water exports. This information is critical to better understanding the movement of Delta smelt in the system.

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Activity status

  • Awarded / Initiating (2007)
  • In progress / Ongoing (2007 - 2010)
  • Complete

Funding summary

Total allocated funding: $669,995

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Contract # or labor code None
Implementing organization U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service [USFWS]
Funding organization CALFED Bay-Delta Program
Funding Source Not provided
Date of award 2007
Date of fiscal year-end Not provided
Total award amount $669,995
State type of obligation Not provided
Federal type of obligation Not provided
Reimbursability Not provided
Procurement mechanism Not provided


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