Title: Historical Analysis of Sockeye Salmon Growth Among Populations Affected by the Oil Spill and Large Spawning Escapements
Project Year and Number: 2000: 00048-BAA
Other Fiscal Years and Numbers for this Project: 1996: 96048-BAA
Principal Investigator (PI): Gregory Ruggerone, Natural Resources Consultants, Inc.
Assisting Personnel: Donald Rogers
Research Location: KEN/KAP
Restoration Category: Research
Injured Resources Addressed: Sockeye Salmon
Abstract: Trustee Council funded research by Ruggerone and Rogers (Project 96048) demonstrated that large spawning escapements can have long-term impacts on sockeye growth and adult returns. The findings have new and important consequences for stock-recruitment modeling, which is the basis for determining escapement levels that allow for maximum sustained harvest. The research also demonstrated that marine growth of sockeye salmon increased after the mid-1970s, corresponding to the increase in salmon production throughout Alaska and the ocean regime shift that has impacted numerous species. This project will fund preparation of two manuscripts for publication in peer reviewed journals.
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Funding Detail For: 2000
Quarterly Project Tasks For: 2000
Annual Report: 2000: Not Available
Final Report: Not Applicable to this Project
Publications from this Project: None Available
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