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Title: Ecology and Demographics of Pacific Sand Lance in Lower Cook Inlet

Project Year and Number: 1999: 99306

Other Fiscal Years and Numbers for this Project: 2000: 00306, 1998: 98306, 1997: 97306

Principal Investigator (PI): Martin Robards, University of Alaska Fairbanks

Assisting Personnel: John Piatt

Research Location: Kenai Peninsula, Lower Cook Inlet

Restoration Category: Research

Injured Resources Addressed: Not Specified

Abstract: This project will characterize the basic ecology, distribution, and demographics of sand lance in lower Cook Inlet. Recent declines of upper trophic level species in the Northern Gulf of Alaska have been linked to decreasing availability of forage fishes. Sand lance is the most important forage fish in most nearshore areas of the northern gulf. Despite its importance to commercial fish, seabirds, and marine mammals, little is known or published on the basic biology of this key prey species.


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Proposal: PDF Not Available

Funding Recommendations: View

Funding Detail For: 1999

Quarterly Project Tasks For: 1999

Annual Report: 1999: Not Available

Final Report: View

Publications from this Project: None Available

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Project Number Proposal Annual Reports Final Report Data
2000: 00306 Not Available 2000: Not Available
See Project 99306 See Project 99306
1998: 98306 Not Available 1998: View (PDF)
See Project 99306 See Project 99306
1997: 97306 Not Available 1997: View (PDF)
See Project 99306 See Project 99306