This file presents a database of observations assembled from local expert knowledge on the distribution of chinook salmon in the California Coastal Chinook Salmon Evolutionarily Significant Unit (CCC ESU). The geospatial database includes 499 habitat observations and 119 observations of barriers to fish passage. The zip file contains one ArcINFO interchange file and two database tables. See readme.txt for dynamic segmentation instructions.
The database accompanies the following publication:
Agrawal, A., R. Schick, E. Bjorkstedt, B. Spence, M. Goslin, and B. Swart. 2005. A GIS-based synthesis of information on spawning distributions of chinook salmon in the California coast chinook salmon ESU. NOAA Technical Memorandum NMFS-SWFSC-377. 15 p. [download PDF]