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Title: Chugach Native Region Clam Restoration

Project Year and Number: 1996: 96131

Other Fiscal Years and Numbers for this Project: 2001: 01131, 1999: 99131, 1998: 98131, 1997: 97131, 1995: 95131

Principal Investigator (PI): Patty Brown-Schwalenberg, Chugach Regional Resources Commission

Assisting Personnel: None

Research Location: All Spill Affected Areas

Restoration Category: General Restoration

Injured Resources Addressed: Clams , Subsistence

Abstract: Resident clam populations near the Native villages of Port Graham, Nanwalek, and Tatitlek will be re-established to restore diminished subsistence opportunities. The Qutekcak hatchery in Seward will annually provide about 800,000 juvenile littleneck clams, cockles and, if possible, butter clams for seeding. Historical information, local and agency expertise, and research will be used to identify areas to seed and methods used. Total seeded area will not exceed 5 hectares. In addition, beaches will be surveyed in Chenega and Ouzinkie for possible future seeding. Also, Eyak razor clams will be identified and work will be initiated to protect the existing clam populations from natural predators.

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Proposal: PDF Not Available

Funding Recommendations: View

Funding Detail For: 1996

Quarterly Project Tasks For: 1996

Annual Report: 1996: View (16,554 KB)

Final Report: See Project 559

Publications from this Project: None Available

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Project Number Proposal Annual Reports Final Report Data
2001: 01131 View (PDF) 2001: Not Available
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1999: 99131 Not Available 1999: Not Available
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1998: 98131 Not Available 1998: View (PDF)
See Project 99131 See Project 99131
1997: 97131 Not Available 1997: View (PDF)
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1995: 95131 Not Available 1995: View (PDF)
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