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Designation of Critical Habitat for Sacramento River Winter-Run Chinook Salmon


Endangered Species Act
Action Status
Final Rule
Affected Species
Chinook Salmon


NMFS is designating critical habitat for the Sacramento River winterrun chinook salmon (Oncorhynchus tshawytscha) pursuant to the Endangered Species Act (ESA). The habitat for designation includes: The Sacramento River from Keswick Dam, Shasta County (River Mile 302) to Chipps Island (River Mile 0) at the westward margin of the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta; all waters from Chipps Island westward to Carquinez Bridge, including Honker Bay, Grizzly Bay, Suisun Bay, and Carquinez Strait; all waters of San Pablo Bay westward of the Carquinez Bridge; and all waters of San Francisco Bay (north of the San Francisco/Oakland Bay Bridge) from San Pablo Bay to the Golden Gate Bridge.

Last updated by West Coast Regional Office on 09/24/2021

Critical Habitat