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Title: Injury to Salmon Eggs and Pre-Emergent Fry in Prince William Sound

Project Year and Number: 1992: R060-C

Other Fiscal Years and Numbers for this Project: 1998: 98186-CLO, 1997: 97186, 1996: 96186, 1995: 95320-B, 1994: 94320-B, 1993: 93067, 1992: R060-A

Principal Investigator (PI): Samuel Sharr, Alaska Department of Fish & Game

Assisting Personnel: Brian Bue, Gary Miller, Steve Moffitt, Jim Seeb

Research Location: Prince William Sound

Restoration Category: Damage Assessment

Injured Resources Addressed: Pink Salmon

Abstract: Pink salmon (Oncorhynchus gorbuscha) is a key species in the Prince William Sound marine ecosystem both as juveniles and adults. Huge spring seaward migrations of pink salmon fry function both as dominant predators on zooplankton populations and as important prey items for other fishes and birds. Millions of adult salmon returning from the high seas to spawn and die provide a unique and vital mechanism for transport of nutrients and energy from feeding areas in the North Pacific to near shore waters and upstream areas of Prince William Sound.


Geographic Regions Prince William Sound
Species Fish - Salmon
Fields of Expertise Contaminants/Toxicology

Proposal: PDF Not Available

Funding Recommendations: View

Funding Detail For: 1992

Quarterly Project Tasks For: 1992

Annual Report: 1992: Not Applicable

Final Report: View

Publications from this Project: None Available

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Project Number Proposal Annual Reports Final Report Data
1998: 98186-CLO Not Available 1998: Not Available
See Project 97186 See Project 97186
1997: 97186 Not Available 1997: Not Available
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1996: 96186 Not Available 1996: View (PDF)
See Project 97186 See Project 97186
1995: 95320-B Not Available 1995: View (PDF)
See Project 94320-B See Project 94320-B
1994: 94320-B Not Available 1994: View (PDF)
View No datasets
1993: 93067 Not Available 1993: Not Applicable
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1992: R060-A Not Available 1992: Not Applicable
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