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California Fish Passage Assessment Database [ds69]

Metadata Updated: September 17, 2019

The Passage Assessment Database (PAD) geospatial file contains locations of known and potential barriers to salmonid migration in California streams with additional information about each record. The PAD is an ongoing map-based inventory of known and potential barriers to anadromous fish in California, compiled and maintained through a cooperative interagency agreement. The PAD compiles currently available fish passage information from many different sources, allows past and future barrier assessments to be standardized and stored in one place, and enables the analysis of cumulative effects of passage barriers in the context of overall watershed health. The database is set up to capture basic information about each potential barrier. It is designed to be flexible. As the database grows, other modules may be added to increase data detail and complexity. For the PAD to be useful as a restoration tool, the data within the PAD need to accurately depict the on-the ground reality of fish passage constraints. This requires the PAD to retrieve new barrier data and updates to existing sites and to have verified and vetted the information it receives. In 2013, new PAD data standards were designed to standardize this process, and refine the data in PAD making the data more robust. The standard is available online at: The new standards have been implemented for all new records since 2013. In the future, the new standards will be implemented for all existing records. If after reading the metadata, additional details about the PAD project are needed, please visit the CalFish website at or refer to the PAD Methodology document at To send comments about data issues, corrections, edits or to map a new barrier location not yet reported in the PAD, please use the PAD Online Data Review Application: or send an email to: Preferred citation: California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Passage Assessment Database, March 2019 Version.

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Metadata Created Date September 17, 2019
Metadata Updated Date September 17, 2019

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Harvested from State of California

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Resource Type Dataset
Metadata Created Date September 17, 2019
Metadata Updated Date September 17, 2019
Publisher California Department of Fish and Wildlife
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Maintainer Email
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Harvest Source Id 653cc362-70fc-46e1-9fb1-e76815ee1c88
Harvest Source Title State of California
Data Last Modified 2019-09-12T05:11:24.247530
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Source Hash 255c6e285a8989f6488b9994af56e63123978684
Source Schema Version 1.1
Category Natural Resources

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