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

Project Year and Number: 2000: 00306

Other Fiscal Years and Numbers for this Project: 1999: 99306, 1998: 98306, 1997: 97306

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

Assisting Personnel: John Piatt

Research Location: Cook Inlet, Gulf of Alaska

Restoration Category: Research

Injured Resources Addressed: Not Specified

Abstract: This project will characterize the basic ecology, distribution, and demographics of sand lance in the Gulf of Alaska. 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. In FY 00, the project will focus on finishing reports and submitting publications to peer reviewed journals.

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Proposal: PDF Not Available

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Funding Detail For: 2000

Quarterly Project Tasks For: 2000

Annual Report: 2000: Not Available

Final Report: See Project 611

Publications from this Project: None Available

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Project Number Proposal Annual Reports Final Report Data
1999: 99306 Not Available 1999: Not Available
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1998: 98306 Not Available 1998: View (PDF)
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1997: 97306 Not Available 1997: View (PDF)
See Project 99306 See Project 99306