Fish Passage Site 20100609

Coordinates (dec. deg.): 62.57356°, -143.51826°
Legal Description: C009N010E10
Region: South Central
Road Name: Nabesna Road

Datum: NAD83
Quad Name / ITM: Nabesna C-6
AWC Stream #:
Stream Name: Caribou Creek

Elevation:

Site Comments: None

Multiple surveys have been conducted at this site — click on the drop down
arrow to the right of the survey date below to choose a different report for this site.

Survey UPDATE-NAB3

Project Supervisor: Gillian O'Doherty, ADFG
Observers: Kirsti Jurica

Overall Fish Passage Rating: Gray

Tidal: No
Backwatered: Maybe

Step Pools: No
Construction Year:


Site Observations:

  1. Constriction ratio gray
  2. Road bank erosion
  3. Culvert is too short

Comments: This site was assessed by the Copper River Watershed Project.

Culvert Measurements

ID: 1 Structure Type: Circular pipe (Corrugated steel) Fish Passage Rating: Gray
 
Length(ft): 30.55
Inlet Type: Projecting
Outlet Type: Projecting
Corrugation Depth(in.): 0.5
Corrugation Width(in.): 2.5
Condition Rating(1-5): 2
Approach Angle: 20.0
Sedimentation At Inlet: No
Inlet Substrate: Sand
Outlet Substrate: Cobble
InletOutlet
Width(ft):6.2 5.95
Height(ft):5.76 5.13
Apron Length(ft):
Water Depth(ft): 1.08
Rustline Height(ft):2.36
Substrate Depth(ft):0.2 0.3
Backwatered?: Maybe
Baffles Present: No
Embedded?: No
Outfall Height: 0.0
Outfall Type: At Stream Grade
Constriction Ratio: 0.63
Culvert Gradient: 0.20%
Max Slope:
Max Slope Length:
  Culvert Observations:
  1. Constriction ratio gray
  2. Road bank erosion
  3. Culvert is too short

Stream Measurements

Stream SubstratesUpstreamDownstream
Dominant:GravelGravel
Subdominant:SandSand
Stream Slope(deg.):1
Stream Flow Stage:Medium
Stream Width Type Distance From
Crossing (ft)
Stream
Width (ft)
Downstream ordinary high water 8.70
Downstream ordinary high water 8.80
Downstream ordinary high water 13.20
Upstream ordinary high water 10.60
Upstream ordinary high water 9.80
Upstream ordinary high water 9.20

Elevations

Locator ID Culvert
Number
River
Distance (ft)1
Distance From
Crossing (ft)2
Relative
Elevation (ft)
Road Elev 100.16
D/S Tailcrest or 1st Thalweg 0.00 93.16
D/S Water Surface Elev 0.00 93.77
Max Pool Depth 30.00 91.38
Outlet Pool Water Elev 30.00 93.80
Outlet Culvert Top 45.00 97.86
Outlet Invert 45.00 92.73
D/S Water Surface Elev 45.00 93.81
Inlet Culvert Invert 75.50 92.16
U/S Water Surface Elev 75.50 93.81
Inlet Culvert Top 75.50 97.92
U/S Grade Ctrl (Thalweg) 90.50 93.79
U/S Water Surface Elev 90.50 94.04
U/S Grade Ctrl (Thalweg) 107.50 92.50
U/S Water Surface Elev 107.50 94.14
U/S Grade Ctrl (Thalweg) 120.50 93.20
U/S Water Surface Elev 120.50 94.14

Notes:

  1. River distance is measured continuously throughout the survey reach along the thalweg of the stream.
  2. Measured from each end of the crossing along the thalweg of the stream.

Fish Sampling Efforts

Gear Type: Minnow Trap (A) Trap Duration(h): 6.0
Comments: 2 traps set upstream
 
Gear Type: Minnow Trap (B) Trap Duration(h): 6.0
Comments: 3 traps set downstream, no fish caught downstream.

Fish Observations

Species: Dolly Varden Life History: Unknown
Total Fish Observed: 2 Fish Measured: 2 Fork Lengths (mm) Min: 85 Max: 91 Mean: 88
Collected/Observed by Gear Type: Upstream Minnow Trap (2)  

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