48) standards for listed Snake River fish. “You need a pretty large

survival improvement if you want to meet those standards. You are
starting from a lower point than you were before.”
The new PATH work estimates it will take more than a 7.5-fold
improvement in life-cycle survival to boost populations to levels that
meet the 24-year “survival” standard 70 percent of the time. A 2.7-fold
increase would be needed to meeting population “recovery” goals at
half the time over the next 48 years.
“Using the hypothesized survival effects of the …

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