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Chris Caudill

Christopher C. Caudill


Office: College of Natural Resources 105C
Phone: 208-885-7614
Email: caudill@uidaho.edu
Mailing Address: Department of Fish and Wildlife Sciences
875 Perimeter Drive MS 1136
Moscow, Idaho 83844-1136

College of Natural Resources
Fish and Wildlife Sciences
Assistant Professor

With UI Since 2003


  • Research/Focus Areas
    • Influence of dams on migration behavior and success of adult salmon and steelhead
    • Improving upstream passage conditions for adult Pacific lamprey at dams on the Columbia and Snake Rivers
    • Habitat use and life history of juvenile fall Chinook salmon in Snake River reservoirs
  • Selected Publications
    • Caudill, C.C., C.A. Peery, W.R. Daigle, M.A. Jepson, C.T. Boggs, T.C. Bjornn, D. Joosten, D.A. Clugston, and B.J. Burke. High spill at dams and adult salmonid migration: Results of a large-scale spill manipulation in the Columbia River, USA. In revision for Transactions of the American Fisheries Society.
    • Keefer, M.L., C.C. Caudill, C.A. Peery, and S.R. Lee. 2008. Transporting juvenile salmonids around dams impairs adult migration. Ecological Applications 18(8): 1888-1900.
    • Keefer, M.L., C.A. Peery, and C.C. Caudill. 2008. Migration timing of Columbia River spring Chinook salmon: effects of temperature, river discharge, and ocean environment. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society 137: 1120-1133.
    • Keefer, M.L., C.A. Peery, N. Wright, W.R. Daigle, C.C. Caudill, T.S. Clabough, D.W. Griffith, and M.A. Zacharias. 2008. Evaluating the NOAA Coastal and Marine Ecological Classification Standard in estuarine systems: A Columbia River Estuary case study. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science 78: 89-106.
    • Keefer, M.L, C.T. Boggs, C.A. Peery, and C.C. Caudill. 2008. Overwintering distrbution behavior, and survival of adult summer steelhead: variability among Columbia River populations. North American Journal of Fisheries Management 28: 81-96.
  • Research Projects
  • Awards and Honors
    • Migration of adult Chinook salmon and Steelhead in Hood River, Oregon, 2010. C.C. Caudill. $41,631. Confederated Tribes of the Warm Springs Reservation of Oregon.
    • Juvenile fall Chinook telemetry monitoring (continuation of Telemetry evaluation of habitat use by juvenile Snake River Fall Chinook salmon in reservoirs). Caudill, C.C. $177,530. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Walla Walla District.
    • Condition and spawning success of adult spring Chinook salmon in the Willamette River-2009. Caudill, C.C., C.B. Schreck, and M. Kent. $156,501 awarded to U.I. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Anadromous Fish Evaluation Program, Portland District.
    • Evaluation of adult salmon and steelhead delay and fallback at Snake and Columbia river dams, 2009. Caudill, C.C., and B.J. Burke; $306,260 awarded to U.I. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Anadromous Fish Evaluation Program, Portland District.
    • Improving adult Pacific lamprey passage and survival at lower Columbia River dams, 2009. Caudill, C.C., and M.L. Moser. $314,943. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Anadromous Fish Evaluation Program, Portland District.

    You can view a full list of publications in Christopher's CV.