RPS prepared a Biological Evaluation for the relocation of an existing Atlantic salmon marine aquaculture operation from within Port Angeles Harbor to a new site east of the harbor. Our marine biologists reviewed each species’ conservation status, distribution and habitat use, and threats and occurrence within the project action area, relative abundance, effect on prey, and the degree of potential effects. This work fulfilled Washington state permit requirements.
American Gold Seafoods Marine Net Pen Relocation Project: Port Angeles-East Biological Evaluation
American Gold Seafoods
The potential construction and operation effects of moving an existing salmon aquaculture net pen RPS analyzed were:
RPS provided the following:
This work supported the Washington State Joint Aquatic Resource Permit Application process for the client.