Science activity
Science activity #49880, updated 29 April 2022

The effect of temperature on predation of juvenile salmonids

Description / purpose

This study will investigate fish swim performance in response to temperature, using salmon and two of its known predators: largemouth bass and Sacramento pikeminnow. The researcher will assess swim performance metrics and predation risk inside and outside the ideal thermal range of each species to determine if a temperature advantage predicts salmon survival in predation scenarios. This project’s results will provide a mechanistic understanding of how temperature stress may influence mortality risk of juvenile Chinook salmon through predation, which will offer a more holistic perspective on the management of this species

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Activity status

  • Awarded / Initiating (2020)
  • In progress / Ongoing (2020 - 2022)
  • Complete

Funding summary

Total allocated funding: $123,868

Label Value
Contract # or labor code 19054
Implementing organization University of California - Davis [UC Davis]
Funding organization Delta Stewardship Council
Funding Source Delta Stewardship Council - General Fund
Date of award 2020-05-01
Date of fiscal year-end Not provided
Total award amount $123,868
State type of obligation Not provided
Federal type of obligation Not provided
Reimbursability Not provided
Procurement mechanism Contracted competitive or direct award


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Products and outputs

Type Title Products Description Impact
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