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Title: Monitoring of Killer Whales in PWS/Kenai Fjords in 2004

Project Year and Number: 2004: 040012

Other Fiscal Years and Numbers for this Project: 2012: 10100742, 2011: 10100742, 2010: 10100742, 2009: 090742, 2008: 080742, 2007: 070742, 2007: 050742, 2006: 050742, 2005: 050742, 2003: 030012, 2002: 02012-BAA, 2001: 01012-BAA, 2000: 00012-A-BAA, 1999: 99012-A-BAA, 1998: 98012-A, 1997: 97012-BAA, 1996: 96012-A, 1995: 95012

Principal Investigator (PI): Craig Matkin, North Gulf Oceanic Society

Assisting Personnel: None

Project Website: http://www.whalesalaska.org/

Research Location: PWS, Kenai Fjords Alaska

Restoration Category: Monitoring

Injured Resources Addressed: Killer Whales

Abstract: This project transitions monitoring of the damaged resident AB pod and other resident pods and the petitioned as depleted AT1 transient population into a cooperative program with additional collaborative support from the Alaska Sea Life Center, NMFS and various foundations. Monitoring has occurred on a yearly basis since 1984 and was crucial in evaluating the continuing effects from the oil spill. In addition, the role of killer whales in the nearshore ecosystem and possible effects on sea otters will be examined. Community based initiatives such as Youth Area Watch and tour operator educational programs will be integrated. The proposed work will augment current research directed at transient killer whales (ASLC) and provide for annual monitoring of AB pod and other resident pods and includes analysis and reporting of results. In future years the project will be integrated with oceanographic monitoring.


Keywords

Geographic Regions Prince William Sound
Species Marine Mammals - Cetaceans (whales, dolphin, porpoises)
Marine Mammals - Pinnipeds (seals, sea lions, walrus)
Marine Mammals - Sea Otters
Fields of Expertise Contaminants/Toxicology
Ecology
Genetics
Resource Management
Technological Methods Acoustics/hydroacoustics
Geographic information systems/Mapping
Tissue sampling/biopsy

Proposal: View PDF (63 KB)

Funding Recommendations: View

Funding Detail For: 2004

Quarterly Project Tasks For: 2004

Annual Report: 2004: View (129 KB)

Final Report: See Project 2114

Publications from this Project: None Available

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Project Number Proposal Annual Reports Final Report Data
2012: 10100742 View (PDF) 2012: Due 09/01/2012
2011: Due 09/01/2011
2010: View (PDF)
In Review Prior to Publication - For More Information Please Contact Us No datasets
2009: 090742 View (PDF) 2009: View (PDF)
In Review Prior to Publication - For More Information Please Contact Us See Project 10100742
2008: 080742 View (PDF) 2008: View (PDF)
See Project 10100742 See Project 10100742
2007: 070742 View (PDF) 2007: View (PDF)
See Project 10100742 See Project 10100742
2007: 050742 View (PDF) 2007: Not Applicable
2006: View (PDF)
2005: View (PDF)
See Project 10100742 See Project 10100742
2003: 030012 View (PDF) 2003: View (PDF)
View No datasets
2002: 02012-BAA View (PDF) 2002: Not Available
In Review Prior to Publication - For More Information Please Contact Us See Project 030012
2001: 01012-BAA View (PDF) 2001: View (PDF)
See Project 030012 See Project 030012
2000: 00012-A-BAA Not Available 2000: View (PDF)
See Project 030012 See Project 030012
1999: 99012-A-BAA Not Available 1999: View (PDF)
See Project 030012 See Project 030012
1998: 98012-A Not Available 1998: View (PDF)
See Project 030012 See Project 030012
1997: 97012-BAA Not Available 1997: View (PDF)
See Project 030012 See Project 030012
1996: 96012-A Not Available 1996: View (PDF)
View No datasets
1995: 95012 Not Available 1995: View (PDF)
See Project 030012 See Project 96012-A