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Zak Sutphin

Reclamation Office: Technical Service Center, Fisheries and Wildlife Resources
Contact Information: (303) 445-2141, zsutphin@usbr.gov

Research Funded by the Science and Technology Program

Zak Sutphin began doing research for the Science and Technology Program in the 2007 fiscal year, with funding provided by the program as recently as the 2015 fiscal year. Projects were funded under the Science and Technology Program research topics Ecosystem Needs, Sediment Management and River Restoration, Invasive Species and Fish Passage and Entrainment.

The following research projects were funded in whole or in part by the Science and Technology Program. Zak Sutphin is listed as the principal investigator, or primary researcher. Click the project's title to view more information.

Effectiveness of a Delta Cross Channel Graduated Field Electrical Fish Barrier to Reduce Movement of Adult Fall-run Chinook Salmon from the Mokelumne River into the Sacramento River, CA

Project ID: 554
Fiscal Year of Funding: 2015 (with plans to continue through 2016)
Research Results: contact Zak Sutphin

The Efficiency of SandWand Technology as a Habitat Restoration Tool for Native Salmonids in Small Tributaries

Project ID: 8351
Fiscal Years of Funding: 2011 - 2014
Research Results: contact Zak Sutphin

Effects of Pseudomonas Fluorescens, a Biological Control Agent for Quagga and Zebra Mussels, on Growth, Health, and Survival of Fish

Project ID: 6407
Fiscal Years of Funding: 2011 - 2012
Research Results: Document ID 946 contains protected information and it cannot be freely downloaded from USBR.gov. Please contact the Principal Investigator to request a copy of this document.

Physiological Tolerances of Fishes of the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta, California

Project ID: 1158
Fiscal Year of Funding: 2011
Research Results: Physiological Tolerances of Fishes of the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta, California (final, PDF, 144KB)

Developing Adjustable Waterfalls to Evaluate Fish Jumping Performance

Project ID: 7544
Fiscal Year of Funding: 2010
Research Results: Design, Development, and Pilot Testing of a Laboratory-Type Fish Jumping Box (final, PDF, 742KB)

Innovative Technique to Establish Swimming Performance Criteria for Fish Impacted by Fish Exclusion and Passage Facilities

Project ID: 6469
Fiscal Years of Funding: 2007 - 2010
Research Results: Swimming Performance of Larval Pacific Lamprey (Lampetra tridentata) (final, PDF, 445KB)

This information was last updated on November 25, 2014
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