Enhance the growth and survival of juvenile steelhead trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss) and coho salmon (O. kisutch) through increased periphyton accrual and subsequent increases in the invertebrate food supply by: ? providing stream nutrient enrichment through drip stations on the mainstem Salmon River, Grilse Creek and Memekay River using liquid inorganic fertilizer 10-34-0. ? providing stream nutrient enrichment by application of a slow-release product of organic pollock fish meal in Paterson Creek.
Hansen, Loreta, Wright, Harlan. 2003. Stream enrichment of Vancouver Island?s upper Salmon River including Grilse Creek, Memekay River, and Paterson Creek, 2003. Forest Investment Account (FIA) - Forest Science Program. Forest Investment Account Report. FIA2003MR067