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Title: Pigeon Guillemot Restoration Research at the Alaska SeaLife Center

Project Year and Number: 1999: 99327

Other Fiscal Years and Numbers for this Project: 2001: 01327-CLO, 2000: 00327, 1998: 98327

Principal Investigator (PI): Dan Roby, Oregon State University

Assisting Personnel: Andrew Hovey

Research Location: Lower Cook Inlet

Restoration Category: Research

Injured Resources Addressed: Pigeon Guillemot

Abstract: This project will test the feasibility of direct restoration techniques for pigeon guillemots (e.g., installation of artificial nest sites, use of social attractants, captive propagation and release). While raising young guillemots in captivity, it will also be possible to conduct controlled experiments crucial to two other restoration objectives: (1) development of nondestructive biomarkers of petroleum hydrocarbon contamination, and (2) understanding how dietary factors (prey species composition, prey size, lipid content, feeding frequency) constrain growth, development, and condition at fledging in guillemots.

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Proposal: PDF Not Available

Funding Recommendations: View

Funding Detail For: 1999

Quarterly Project Tasks For: 1999

Annual Report: 1999: View (2,184 KB)

Final Report: See Project 443

Publications from this Project: None Available

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Project Number Proposal Annual Reports Final Report Data
2001: 01327-CLO View (PDF) 2001: Not Available
View No datasets
2000: 00327 Not Available 2000: Not Available
See Project 01327-CLO See Project 01327-CLO
1998: 98327 Not Available 1998: View (PDF)
See Project 01327-CLO See Project 01327-CLO