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Section 1. General Administrative information
Section 2. Past accomplishments
Section 3. Relationships to other projects
Section 4. Objectives, tasks and schedules
Section 5. Budget
Section 6. References
Section 7. Abstract

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Section 1. General Administrative Information

Title of Project Proposal Upstream migration of Pacific lampreys in the John Day River: behavior, timing, and habitat preferences
BPA Project Proposal Number 20064
Business name of agency, institution,
or organization requesting funding
U.S. Geological Survey, Biological Resources Division, Columbia River Research Laboratory
Business acronym (if appropriate) USGS

Proposal contact person or principal investigator

Name James G. Seelye
Mailing Address 5501A Cook-Underwood Rd.
City, State, Zip Cook, WA 98605
Phone 5095382299 263
Fax 5095382843
Manager of program authorizing this project
Review Cycle FY 2000
Province Columbia Plateau
Subbasin John Day
Short Description Using radiotelemetry and tagged lampreys, we will determine timing and movement patterns of upstream migrating Pacific lampreys. Physical characteristics of overwintering and spawning habitats of Pacific lampreys in the John Day River Basin will be measu
Target Species Pacific lamprey (Lampetra tridentata), upstream migrating phase

Project Location

[No information]

Reasonable and Prudent Alternatives (RPAs)

Sponsor-Reported Relevant RPAs

Sponsor listed no RPAs for this project proposal

Relevant RPAs based upon NMFS & BPA Review

NMFS and BPA did not associate any reasonable and prudent alternatives with this project proposal

NPPC Program Measure Number(s) which this project addresses: 7.5F, 7.5F.1, and from the report proceeding from 7.5F.1: Status report of the Pacific lamprey (Lampetra tridentata) in the Columbia River basin (BPA Project Number 94-026), Section III - Recommended Research, Subsections A, B, and C (abundance studies,
FWS/NMFS Biological Opinion Number(s) which this project addresses:
Other Planning Document References Wy-Kan-Ush-Mi Wa-Kish-Wit, 1995, Volume II. Recommended actions under Status Report of the Pacific lamprey (Lampetra tridentata) in the Columbia River Basin. Report (Contract 95BI39067) to Bonneville Power Administration, Portland, Oregon, 1995. Recommended actions under Pacific Lamprey Research and Restoration Annual Report 1996 and Annual Report 1997 (draft). Identified as a research need at the Columbia Basin Pacific Lamprey Workshop, October 1998.

CBFWA-Generated Information

Database Administrator notes on the history of this proposal form: None
Type of Project (assigned by CBFWA Analysts): anadromous

Section 2. Past Accomplishments

n/a or no information

Section 3. Relationships to Other Projects

Project ID Title Description Umbrella
9402600 Pacific Lamprey Research and Restoration Project 9402600 will provide technical assistance and assistance in the collection of adult lampreys. Proposed work will complement Project 9402600 by providing tools to use in the implementation and evaluation of restoration of lamprey populations in t No
Lamprey Research Projects Yes
20065 Identification of lampreys Yes

Section 4. Objectives, Tasks and Schedules

Objectives and Tasks

Objective Task
1. Establish adult Pacific lamprey migration behavior and timing and define overwintering and spawning habitat a. Trap returning adults at Tumwater Falls; use radiotelemetry to determine lamprey movement patterns and ultimate disposition in spawning habitat
1. b. Describe overwintering and spawning habitat by examining characteristics of locations of radiotagged fish, including substrate, temperature, water velocity, water depth, gradient, amount of cover, and redd characteristics (size, substrate, depth in water

Objective Schedules and Costs

Objective Start Date End Date Measurable Biological Objectives Milestone FY 2000 Cost %
1 01/01/00 04/01/03 Establish adult Pacific lamprey migration behavior and timing 65.0%
1 01/01/00 04/01/03 Define adult Pacific lamprey overwintering and spawning habitat 35.0%

Section 5. Estimated Budget Summary

Itemized Budget

Item Note FY 2000 Cost
Personnel $ 72,000
Fringe $ 23,000
Supplies radiotelemetry equipment; sampling equipment $ 82,000
Operating boat operation and maintenance; communications $ 12,000
Travel vehicle lease; per diem costs for field work $ 20,000
Indirect $ 66,700
Other Aerial radiotracking surveys $ 15,000
Subcontractor Oregon State University (data analysis) $ 8,000
Total Itemized Budget $298,700

Total estimated budget

Total FY 2000 project cost $298,700
Amount anticipated from previously committed BPA Funds $ 0
Total FY 2000 budget request $298,700
FY 2000 forecast from 1999 $ 0
% change from forecast 0.0%

Reason for change in estimated budget

Not applicable

Reason for change in scope

Not applicable

Cost Sharing

Organization Item or service provided Amount Cash or In-Kind
CTUIR technical advice and trapping adult lampreys $ 10,000 unknown
BRD technical advice and supervision $ 15,000 unknown
OSU technical advice and database describing habitats $330,000 unknown


Outyear Budget Totals

2001 2002
All Phases $275,000 $ 50,000
Total Outyear Budgets $275,000 $ 50,000

Other Budget Explanation

Not applicable

Section 6. References

Reference Watershed?
Beamish, R.J. 1980. Adult biology of the river lamprey (Lampetra ayresi) and the Pacific lamprey (Lampetra tridentata) from the Pacific coast of Canada. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 37:1906-1923. No
Beamish, R.J., and C.D. Levings. 1991. Abundance and freshwater migrations of the anadromous parasitic lamprey, Lampetra tridentata, in a tributary of the Fraser River, British Columbia. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Science 48:1250-1263. No
Close, D.A., M. Fitzpatrick, H. Li, B. Parker, D. Hatch, and G. James. 1995. Status report of the Pacific lamprey (Lampetra tridentata) in the Columbia River Basin. Report (Contract 95BI39067) to Bonneville Power Administration, Portland, Oregon. No
Hammond, R.J. 1979. Larval biology of the Pacific lamprey, Entosphenus tridentatus (Gairdner), of the Potlach River, Idaho. M.S. thesis. University of Idaho, Moscow. No
Hawkins, C.P., and 10 coauthors. 1993. A hierarchical approach to classifying stream habitat features. Fisheries 18(6):3-12. No
Jackson et al. 1998. Pacific Lamprey Research and Restoration. Annual Report 1996. DOE/ BPA-9402600. Bonneville Power Administration. Portland, Oregon. No
Kan, T.T. 1975. Systematics, variation, distribution, and biology of lampreys of the genus Lampetra in Oregon. PhD dissertation. Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR. 194 pp. No
Northwest Power Planning Council. 1994.(ammended 1995) Columbia Basin Fish and Wildlife Program. Portland, OR. No
Platts, W.S., W.F. Megahan, and G.W. Minshall. 1983. Methods for evaluating stream, riparian, and biotic conditions. U.S. Forest Service General Technical Report INT-221. No
Pletcher, F.T. 1963. The life history and distribution of lampreys in the Salmon and certain other rivers in British Columbia, Canada. M.S. thesis, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, B.C. 195 p. No
Purvis, H.A., C.L. Chudy, E.L. King, Jr., and V.K. Dawson. 1982. Response of spawning-phase sea lampreys (Petromyzon marinus) to a lighted trap. :15-25. No
Richards, J.E. 1980. The freshwater life history of the anadromous Pacific lamprey, Lampetra tridentata. M.S. thesis, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ont. 99 p. No
Winter, J.D. 1983. Underwater biotelemetry. Chapter in Fisheries Techniques. American Fisheries Society. pp. 371-396. No
Wy-Kan-Ush-Mi Wa-Kish-Wit, 1995, Volume II:Subbasin Plans. Columbia River Inter-Tribal Fish Commission, Portland, OR. No

Section 7. Abstract


Historic accounts and recent observations of Pacific lampreys (Lampetra tridentata) at mainstem Columbia River dams indicate the number of Pacific lampreys migrating upriver has decreased dramatically over the last 60 years. Consequently, state, federal, and tribal governments have recently expressed concern for this species. Little is known about the biological and ecological characteristics of habitats suitable for upstream migrating Pacific lampreys. However, knowledge of the factors limiting survival and reproduction of Pacific lampreys must be known to successfully rehabilitate depressed populations. Determining migration behavior, timing, and the resulting quantification of habitat preferences will provide a means to assess the suitability of overwintering and spawning habitats and allow the establishment of goals for recovery projects.

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