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Funding Recommendations

Scientific & Technical Advisory Committee (STAC) Recommendation: (Not Available)

Scientific & Technical Advisory Committee (STAC) Comments: (Not Available)


Chief Scientist Recommendation: Fund

Chief Scientist Comments: This is a good continuing project that potentially will contribute much to the restoration of pink salmon stocks in Prince William Sound. However, there is a need to define what level of genetic variability is important for management of the stocks. There is need for more information on the methods for analysis for the mitochondrial DNA work and to identify which of the 70 polymorphic loci are most useful or promising to pursue. The investigators are technically well qualified but application of the information would benefit from closer integration with agency managers.


Public Advisory Group (PAG) Recommendation: (Not Available)

Public Advisory Group (PAG) Comments: (Not Available)


Executive Director Recommendation: Fund

Executive Director Comments: This project is designed to determine geographic extent of genetic differences in Prince William Sound pink salmon. Knowledge of the location of pink salmon stocks and genetic differences among the stocks in Prince William Sound could help refine pink salmon management areas and goals, aiding in the recovery of wild stocks.


Trustee Council Decision: Fund

Trustee Council Comments: This project is designed to determine geographic extent of genetic differences in Prince William Sound pink salmon. Knowledge of the location of pink salmon stocks and genetic differences among the stocks in Prince William Sound could help refine pink salmon management areas and goals, aiding in the recovery of wild stocks.