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Salmon/Steelhead Returns based on PIT tags?
Wanted to see if anyone knows if there is data readily available to the public about PIT tag detection ratios. I.e. how many fish per 1 pit tag detection are expected to return to a given release site? I know these ratios exist to estimate hatchery returns, etc. but I havenít been able to find anything online spelling out expected returns based on pit tag detections. Iíve been looking into some of the small detection sites on the main salmon and have seen a few fish trickling by the last month or so, but curious about what the total number of fish moving up may be based on the 1-2 detections I saw.
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Re: [Biigfish33] Salmon/Steelhead Returns based on PIT tags? In reply to
I have heard a few different numbers, but the one that seems most accurate is that you can multiply the PIT tag returns by 20 to get the true return. Someone correct me if I am way off.
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Re: [ineedtofish] Salmon/Steelhead Returns based on PIT tags? In reply to
The more accurate number from all the years I have followed it is about 50 fish per pit tag for most locations. Folks with 5 or more million smolts released it would be way to difficult to implant one in twenty.