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Title: Subtidal Monitoring: Eelgrass Communities

Project Year and Number: 1993: 93047-A

Other Fiscal Years and Numbers for this Project: 1996: 96106, 1995: 95106, 1993: 93047-2, 1993: 93047-1, 1993: 93047, 1992: ST02-A, 1991: ST02

Principal Investigator (PI): Stephen Jewett, University of Alaska Fairbanks

Assisting Personnel: None

Research Location: Prince William Sound

Restoration Category: Monitoring

Injured Resources Addressed: Intertidal Organisms , Sediments , Subtidal Organisms

Abstract: The shallow subtidal region of Prince William Sound is most noted as a nursery for salmon, king crab, Dungeness crab and shrimps, as herring spawning grounds, and as feeding grounds for sea otters, river otters and many marine birds. Subtidal eelgrass and intertidal beds are important feeding grounds for migratory waterfowl.

The approach for this project, an extension of projects started in 1989 and continuing through 1991, is to monitor the various stages of succession toward stabilization in the eelgrass community by comparing components of oiled and unoiled sites. Sampling the same sites that were previously sampled, and using the same methodologies, the abundance of eelgrass, infauna, amphipods, small and large epifauna, and juvenile Pacific cod will be determined.


Geographic Regions Prince William Sound
Species Plants - Nonvascular - Marine
Fields of Expertise Ecology

Proposal: PDF Not Available

Funding Recommendations: View

Funding Detail For: 1993

Quarterly Project Tasks For: 1993

Annual Report: 1993: Not Applicable

Final Report: Not Available - For Current Status Please Contact Us

Publications from this Project: None Available

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Project Number Proposal Annual Reports Final Report Data
1996: 96106 Not Available 1996: Not Available
See Project 95106 See Project 95106
1995: 95106 Not Available 1995: Not Available
View No datasets
1993: 93047-2 Not Available 1993: Not Applicable
View No datasets
1993: 93047-1 Not Available 1993: Not Applicable
View No datasets
1993: 93047 Not Available 1993: Not Applicable
View No datasets
1992: ST02-A View (PDF) 1992: Not Applicable
See Project 93047 No datasets
1991: ST02 Not Available 1991: Not Applicable
Not Available - For Current Status Please Contact Us No datasets