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Brine shrimp harvester update

January 14, 2009

Dear Brine Shrimp Harvester:

A sampling run on the south arm of Great Salt Lake was conducted on January 12–13, 2009. The enumeration and analysis have been completed. All presented values are per liter of lake water.

The cumulative harvest poundage totals through harvest day January 13, 2009 are:

A mistake in the daily harvest records from December 17th, 2008 was brought to our attention. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause you. The following table contains corrected cumulative harvest totals since that time:

  Cumulative lake harvest Cumulative beach harvest Cumulative pond harvest Cumulative total harvest
Dec. 16, 2008 6,030,918 9,079,575 165,330 15,275,823
Dec. 17, 2008 6,039,188 9,106,845 168,750 15,314,783
Dec. 18, 2008 6,039,188 9,135,125 171,000 15,345,313
Dec. 19, 2008 6,039,188 9,160,925 171,000 15,371,113
Dec. 20, 2008 6,039,188 9,203,655 171,000 15,413,843
Dec. 21, 2008 6,039,188 9,248,505 171,000 15,458,693
Dec. 22, 2008 6,039,188 9,303,105 170,720 15,514,013
Dec. 23, 2008 6,039,188 9,354,805 173,595 15,567,588
Dec. 24, 2008 6,039,588 9,371,055 173,595 15,584,238
Dec. 25, 2008 6,039,588 9,378,205 173,595 15,591,388
Dec. 26, 2008 6,039,588 9,420,255 174,095 15,633,938
Dec. 27, 2008 6,039,588 9,481,905 175,985 15,697,478
Dec. 28, 2008 6,125,437 9,523,005 175,985 15,824,427
Dec. 29, 2008 6,410,587 9,587,787 175,985 16,174,359
Dec. 30, 2008 6,608,302 9,618,862 175,985 16,403,149
Dec. 31, 2008 6,921,575 9,631,202 175,985 16,728,762
Jan 1, 2009 7,102,670 9,632,282 175,985 16,910,937
Jan 2, 2009 7,117,220 9,665,882 177,785 16,960,887
Jan 3, 2009 7,117,220 9,686,282 177,785 16,981,287
Jan 4, 2009 7,117,220 9,759,652 177,785 17,054,657
Jan 5, 2009 7,117,220 9,783,288 177,785 17,078,293
Jan 6, 2009 7,120,435 9,793,288 177,785 17,091,508
Jan 7, 2009 7,151,825 9,813,788 186,035 17,151,648
Jan 8, 2009 7,270,490 9,848,788 186,035 17,305,313
Jan 9, 2009 7,270,490 9,893,198 192,875 17,356,563
Jan 10, 2009 7,332,793 9,937,828 194,675 17,465,296
Jan 11, 2009 7,386,033 9,980,578 194,675 17,561,286
Jan 12, 2009 7,486,468 10,034,578 196,475 17,717,521
Jan 13, 2009 7,651,718 10,095,718 198,815 17,946,251

Thank you for your support of our work at The Great Salt Lake Ecosystem Program.

Happy New Year!

John Luft
Great Salt Lake Ecosystem Program Manager