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Title: Effects of Oiled Incubation Substrate on Pink Salmon Reproduction

Project Year and Number: 2001: 01476

Other Fiscal Years and Numbers for this Project: 2003: 030476, 2002: 02476, 2000: 00476, 1999: 99476

Principal Investigator (PI): Ron Heintz, NOAA

Assisting Personnel: None

Research Location: Little Port Walter

Restoration Category: Research

Injured Resources Addressed: Pink Salmon , Sediments

Abstract: Populations are maintained through successful reproduction; this project is designed to determine if exposure to oil impairs pink salmon reproduction. Under Part A, the ability of the parental generation (P1) to produce offspring (F1) will be measured. The P1 was exposed when they incubated in 1998; the F1 will incubate in clean water beginning in FY 01. Part B extends Part A by measuring the ability of the F1 to produce viable offspring (F2) in 2002. A diminished ability to produce the F2 generation represents a genetic effect transmitted to unexposed generations. Corroborating evidence for parental and genetic effects of oil is increasing. This project will demonstrate the extent of these grave and unanticipated effects of oil pollution. [NOTE: This project also requested funds ($36,000) for FY 03].

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Proposal: View PDF (99 KB)

Funding Recommendations: View

Funding Detail For: 2001

Quarterly Project Tasks For: 2001

Annual Report: 2001: View (28 KB)

Final Report: See Project 495

Publications from this Project: None Available

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Project Number Proposal Annual Reports Final Report Data
2003: 030476 View (PDF) 2003: Not Available
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2002: 02476 Not Available 2002: View (PDF)
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2000: 00476 Not Available 2000: View (PDF)
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1999: 99476 Not Available 1999: View (PDF)
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