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


Endangered Species Act
Action Status
Final Rule
Affected Species


NMFS is designating critical habitat for the Sacramento River winter-run 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 03/19/2024

Critical Habitat