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Title: Improved Salmon Escapement Enumeration Using Remote Video and Time-Lapse Recording Technology

Project Year and Number: 2000: 00366

Other Fiscal Years and Numbers for this Project: 2001: 01366-CLO, 1999: 99366

Principal Investigator (PI): Ted Otis, Alaska Department of Fish & Game

Assisting Personnel: Mark Dickson

Research Location: Lower Cook Inlet

Restoration Category: Monitoring

Injured Resources Addressed: Pink Salmon , Sockeye Salmon

Abstract: Salmon resources and services within the spill area, and particularly within Prince William Sound, were injured by the oil spill and have not fully recovered. To monitor the recovery of salmon stocks in the spill area and improve escapement information used to set spawning escapement goals, this project will develop remote video and time-lapse recording technology for enumerating salmon escapement. Remote video has the potential to provide accurate, archivable documentation of salmon escapements well beyond the capacity of aerial survey indices, and well below the cost of weir and sonar projects. Videotapes can be retrieved and reviewed weekly to facilitate in-season management of commercial fisheries.

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Proposal: PDF Not Available

Funding Recommendations: View

Funding Detail For: 2000

Quarterly Project Tasks For: 2000

Annual Report: 2000: Not Available

Final Report: View

Publications from this Project: None Available

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Project Number Proposal Annual Reports Final Report Data
2001: 01366-CLO View (PDF) 2001: Not Applicable
See Project 00366 See Project 00366
1999: 99366 Not Available 1999: View (PDF)
See Project 00366 See Project 00366