2015 PIT Tag Workshop

January 27-29, 2015
Skamania Lodge, Stevenson, WA

Final Agenda
Final Agenda with Abstracts

2015 Workshop Presentations

  • Opening Presentations

    Tiffani Marsh A review of the 2014 Marking Procedures Manual Abstract  Presentation 
    John Tenney Recent PTAGIS accomplishments and future direction Abstract  Presentation
  • Research and Monitoring Applications

    Ethan Crawford Utilizing PIT tags to assess spatial and temporal distribution of spawning adult summer steelhead in Asotin Creek, Washington Abstract  Presentation 
    Nicholas Albrecht Seasonal usage of off‐channel habitats in the Entiat River by juvenile Chinook salmon Abstract  Presentation
    David W. Speas Use of a passive interrogation array to evaluate entrainment of endangered fish in an irrigation canal Abstract  Presentation
    John Winkowski Summer movements of juvenile salmonids in the upper Chehalis River Abstract  Presentation 
    Trevor Johnson Population and individual‐level metrics for over‐wintering juvenile Coho in three adjacent tributaries in the lower Columbia River Abstract  Presentation 
    Patrick J. Connolly New approaches afforded by PIT tag technology have yielded important answers about fish behavior and habitat needs Abstract  Presentation
    Josh Murauskas Use of passive integrated transponder technology to improve hatchery mitigation in the Columbia River Basin Abstract  Presentation 
    Gabriel M. Temple  Understanding O. mykiss life history diversity using a combination of PIT tags and genetic parentage assignments Abstract  Presentation
  • Data Modeling and Analysis

    Thomas Buehrens Estimates of salmon and steelhead harvest rates in lower Columbia River fisheries based on the recovery of passive integrated transponder (PIT) tags Abstract  Presentation 
    Michael B. Ward Multi‐state model of Entiat River spring Chinook to estimate seasonal survival and outmigration rate Abstract  Presentation
    Dan Rawding Columbia River steelhead life cycle modeling based on PIT tags Abstract  Presentation
    Rebecca Buchanan TribPit: estimating salmonid cohort survival during juvenile outmigration Abstract  Presentation
    Chris Bare Estimating Chinook escapement in the John Day River basin using a mark‐recapture approach Abstract  Presentation 
    Benjamin Sandford Examining the effects of juvenile migration timing, hydropower‐system passage type, and environmental factors on adult age‐at‐return of PIT‐tagged Snake River spring/summer Chinook salmon Abstract  Presentation
  • Tag Effects

    Michael B. Ward Tagging size restrictions: evidence for effect on survival of fish less than 60 mm and effect on survival estimates Abstract  Presentation 
    Jeffrey K. Fryer Experiments in double tagging (coded wire tag plus PIT tag) juvenile Hanford Reach fall Chinook salmon Abstract  Presentation
    Craig Rabe, Kenneth F. Tiffan Survival, growth, and tag retention in age‐0 Chinook salmon implanted with 8.0 mm, 9.0 mm, and 12.0 mm PIT tags Abstract  Presentation
    Keith B. DeHart Comparing detectability of 9 and 12mm PIT tags in the Middle Fork John Day River Abstract  Presentation 
    Jeffrey K. Fryer Effects of PIT tagging upstream migrating adult Columbia Basin sockeye salmon Abstract  Presentation 
  • Detection Methods

    Mark C. McKinstry Development and testing of a floating PIT tag antenna detection system Abstract  Presentation
    Matthew S. Morris A 2.4‐ by 6.1‐m flexible antenna for detecting full‐duplex passive integrated transponder tagged fish Abstract  Presentation
    David W. Speas Use of submersible PIT antennas to augment endangered fish active‐capture surveys Abstract  Presentation
    Gordon Axel Evaluation of a prototype spillway transceiver Abstract  Presentation
    N. Phil Peterson Vertical antenna arrays: A prototype system for full water column detection Abstract  Presentation
    Gabriel Kopp Expanding from creeks to hydroelectric diversion facilities – construction and in situ evaluation of large half‐duplex PIT tag antennas to evaluate fish entrainment at high velocity water diversions Abstract  Presentation
    Robert Stewart PIT tag reader synchronization, multiplexing and data logging innovations Abstract  Presentation
    Steve Anglea Biomark's IS1001‐MTS reader platform ‐ into the river Abstract  Presentation
  • Open Forum on Tributary Detection Infrastructure

    Chris Jordan Longterm planning for design, implementation and maintenance of instream detection systems across the Columbia Basin Notes  Presentation 
  • Other PIT Tag Applications

    Mark C. McKinstry Use of PIT tag antennas to test a weir designed to reduce entrainment of endangered fish in canals Abstract  Presentation 
    Dalton Hance The use of PIT tags in small streams and non‐migratory fish Abstract  Presentation
    Kevin Poole Monitoring fluvial bull trout migration and movements in the Lemhi River Subbasin, Idaho: integrating PIT tag technology with radio telemetry Abstract  Presentation
    Richard D. Ledgerwood Sturgeon site fidelity near a pile dike in the Columbia River Estuary Abstract  Presentation 
    Rolland R. O'Connor Evaluation of prototype fish passage structures in the Lower Granite Dam juvenile fish bypass system – juvenile Pacific lamprey results 2013‐2014 Abstract  Presentation 
  • Data Management and Coordination

    Benjamin Warren From needles to numbers: electronic data collection and data exchange of steelhead smolt counts, biological data, and passive integrated transponder tag codes Abstract  Presentation 
    Samuel Haffey A model for improved data access through an integrated data management system Abstract  Presentation
    Al Giorgi The PIT Tag Forecaster; a new database system to aid investigators and managers Abstract  Presentation
  • P4 Preview

    John Tenney Next generation tagging software and data model preview Abstract Presentation 
  • Posters

    Michael Herr Assessing spatial and temporal distribution of spawning adult summer steelhead using PIT interrogation data Abstract  Poster
    Siena Lopez‐Johnston Cascades Island Lamprey Passage Structure: evaluating passage and migration following structure modifications Abstract 
    Patrick A. Monk & Jeff Thomas Evaluating adult bull trout passage at Clear Creek Dam, Yakima County, WA Abstract 
    Jeffrey K. Fryer Experiments in the use of video to monitor outmigrating Columbia River juvenile salmonids at Bonneville and McNary Dams Abstract 
    Kurt Steinke Performance of Biomark's IS1001 transceiver by antenna wire type and tag duplex type Abstract  Poster
    Rob Randall Steelhead (Oncorhynchus mykiss) use of the Toppenish National Wildlife Refuge Wetland Complex, 2013‐2014 Abstract 
    Skyeler Folks Telemetry applications in the Okanagan, British Columbia, Canada Abstract  Poster 
    PTAGIS Columbia Basin PIT Tag Information System
    PTAGIS You've Been Busy in 2014!   Poster
    PTAGIS Adult ladder PIT tag detection efficiency 2014   Poster