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Title: Aromatic hydrocarbons in eggs, livers and stomach contents of black-legged kittiwakes in PWS after EVOS

Project Year and Number: 1989: B08

Other Fiscal Years and Numbers for this Project: 1992: B08

Principal Investigator (PI): Karen Oakley, DOI

Assisting Personnel: David Irons, Terry Wade

Research Location: Prince William Sound

Restoration Category: Damage Assessment

Injured Resources Addressed: Not Specified

Abstract: Black-legged kittiwakes are the most abundant colonial nesting seabird in Prince William Sound. The objectives of this study were to: test for changes in reproductive success of kittiwakes nesting in oiled areas; determine if adult kittiwakes were contaminated by oil; test unhatched eggs and prey delivered to chicks for hydrocarbon content; and identify potential restoration of losses.


Geographic Regions Prince William Sound
Fields of Expertise Contaminants/Toxicology

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Funding Detail For: 1989

Quarterly Project Tasks For: 1989

Annual Report: 1989: Not Applicable

Final Report: See Project 1316

Publications from this Project: None Available

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Project Number Proposal Annual Reports Final Report Data
1992: B08 Not Available 1992: Not Applicable
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