ESA Overview - Salmon, Bull Trout, Steelhead, and Rockfish
Of the 28 populations of West Coast Salmon and Steelhead listed by the National Marine Fisheries Service, 19 are in the Pacific Northwest. Three Rockfish species are also listed. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service listed Bull Trout (Salvelinus confluentus) which are members of the family Salmonidae and char, native of Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Nevada, Montana and western Canada. This page provides links to information on the threatened species.
- Salmon and Steelhead, NOAA Fisheries West Coast Region
- Rockfish in the Puget Sound, NOAA Fisheries West Coast Region - Rockfish comprise at least 28 of the more than 200 species of fish in the Salish Sea. NOAA listed Puget Sound yelloweye and canary rockfish and bocaccio under the Endangered Species Act in 2010. The state of Washington listed several additional species as species of concern
- Bull Trout (Salvelinus confluentus), U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
- Washington State Wildlife Species of Concern: Fish - This page contains links to species status reports, recovery plans, conservation plans and species reintroduction activities
Listed Fish Populations in Washington
Effects of Climate Change
- Climate Change Impacts on Columbia River Basin Fish and Wildlife, Northwest Power and Conservation Council, Independent Scientific Advisory Board (ISAB), ISAB 2007-2, 05/2007
- Climate Impacts on Pacific Northwest Salmon, Climate Impacts Group, University of Washington College of the Environment
- Regions: Pacific Northwest, U.S. Global Change Research Program - Links to Material from the Pacific Northwest Assessment Group. The USGCRP was codified by Congress in the Global Change Research Act of 1990 (P.L. 101-606), which mandates development of a coordinated interagency research program.
- Salmon and Trout in the Pacific Northwest and Climate Change, Preparer: Pete Bisson, Aquatic and Land Interactions Program, Pacific Northwest Research Station, U.S. Forest Service
- Topic View: Aquatic Ecosystems and Fisheries, Climate Impacts Group, University of Washington College of the Environment