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Title: Monitoring, Habitat Use, and Trophic Interactions of Harbor Seals in PWS

Project Year and Number: 2000: 00064-CLO

Other Fiscal Years and Numbers for this Project: 2001: 01064-CLO, 1999: 99064, 1998: 98064, 1997: 97064, 1996: 96064, 1995: 95064, 1994: 94064, 1993: 93046, 1992: R073, 1992: MM05, 1991: MM05, 1990: MM05, 1989: MM05

Principal Investigator (PI): Kathy Frost, Alaska Department of Fish & Game

Assisting Personnel: Sara Iverson, Lloyd Lowry, Mike Simpkins, Jay Ver Hoef

Research Location: Prince William Sound

Restoration Category: Monitoring

Injured Resources Addressed: Harbor Seals

Abstract: This project is the final year of an effort to monitor the status of harbor seals in Prince William Sound and investigate the hypothesis that food limitation to pups and juveniles has caused the ongoing decline. Aerial surveys will be conducted during molting to determine whether the population continues to decline, stabilizes, or increases. Trend analysis using Bayesian statistics will be completed and a manuscript submitted for publication. No additional field work other than the aerial surveys will be conducted. Fatty acids analysis will be conducted on blubber samples collected during Summer 1999, and development of mathematical models will be continued to estimate seal diets and whether they have changed both within the 1990s and since the 1970s.


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Proposal: PDF Not Available

Funding Recommendations: View

Funding Detail For: 2000

Quarterly Project Tasks For: 2000

Other materials associated with this project: View

Annual Report: 2000: Not Available

Final Report: See Project 433

Publications from this Project: None Available

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Project Number Proposal Annual Reports Final Report Data
2001: 01064-CLO View (PDF) 2001: Not Available
View No datasets
1999: 99064 Not Available 1999: Not Available
See Project 01064-CLO See Project 01064-CLO
1998: 98064 Not Available 1998: View (PDF)
See Project 01064-CLO See Project 01064-CLO
1997: 97064 Not Available 1997: View (PDF)
See Project 01064-CLO See Project 01064-CLO
1996: 96064 Not Available 1996: View (PDF)
See Project 01064-CLO See Project 01064-CLO
1995: 95064 Not Available 1995: View (PDF)
See Project 01064-CLO See Project 01064-CLO
1994: 94064 Not Available 1994: View (PDF)
See Project 01064-CLO See Project 01064-CLO
1993: 93046 Not Available 1993: View (PDF)
See Project 01064-CLO See Project 01064-CLO
1992: R073 Not Available 1992: Not Applicable
See Project MM05 See Project MM05
1992: MM05 Not Available 1992: Not Applicable
View No datasets
1991: MM05 Not Available 1991: Not Applicable
See Project MM05 See Project MM05
1990: MM05 Not Available 1990: Not Applicable
See Project MM05 See Project MM05
1989: MM05 Not Available 1989: Not Applicable
See Project MM05 See Project MM05