Attached is an update from Fisheries and Oceans Canada about our joint monitoring of the Sockeye escapement (returns) to the Nimpkish Waterhshed
- Installed a DIDSON in 2015 (Dual-frequency IDentification SONar) which allows 24/7 enumeration of migrating salmon
- Gwa’ni Hatchery staff install DIDSON and fence each year
- 2017 – Fully operational as of June 23, 2017
- Peak was in July
- Estimated count is 28,658 which is significantly lower than what was encountered on the same date in 2015 (79,000) and 2016 (73,000)
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