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Project List by Principal Investigator (2000 - 2013)

Principal Investigator(s)

Year Funded

Project Title

Shannon Atkinson

2000

Thyroid hormones and plasma leptin concentrations during food deprivation and satiety: use as an index of metabolic condition in free-ranging Steller sea lions

Shannon Atkinson and Michael Castellini

2000

Capture and holding of transient juvenile sea lions

Shannon Atkinson

2008

Matt Myers Memorial Graduate Student Travel Fund

Shannon Atkinson

2009

Impact of health and maternal investment on survival
of endangered Steller sea lion pups

Shannon Atkinson

2010

Evaluation of diet composition and plane of nutrition of free-ranging harbor seals (Phoca vitulina) from Tugidak Island, Alaska in warm and cool climatic periods.

Liz Brown and Terry Reeve

2007

Seafood processing and marketing training for western Alaska

Loren Buck and Robert Foy

2004

Seasonal variation in the metabolic performance of walleye pollock and
the influence of water temperature

Paula Cullenberg

2006

Seafood processing and marketing training for western Alaska

Lara Dehn
Trent Sutton
Megan McPhee
Shannon Atkinson
Milo Adkison

2010

Freshwater growth and survival in AYK Chinook salmon, maternal health, and the ultimate effects on stock productivity.

Robert Foy and Vincent Gallucci

2007

Investigation of bycatch and the ecology of sharks in the Bering Sea

Robert Foy and Kate Wynne

2000

The quality of commercial fish species in Steller sea lion habitat units

A.J. Gharrett

2001

DNA analysis of the origins of chinook salmon bycatch in Alaskan trawl fisheries

A.J. Gharrett

2002

Continuation: DNA analysis of the origins of chinook salmon bycatch
in Alaskan trawl fisheries

A.J. Gharrett

2003

Developing DNA markers for the analysis of chum salmon bycatch
in Alaskan trawl fisheries (Phase 1)

A.J. Gharrett

2005

Developing DNA markers for the analysis of Chum Salmon bycatch
in Alaskan trawl fisheries

A.J. Gharrett, M. Garvin and V. Brykov

2006

DNA analysis of the origins of chum salmon bycatch in Alaskan trawl fisheries

A.J. Gharrett and Terrance Quinn

2007

Combining genetics and population dynamics to improve management
of Pacific Ocean perch

A.J. Gharrett and Terrance Quinn

2008

Combining genetics and population dynamics to improve management of Pacific Ocean perch

John Goering, Richard Thorne and Gary Thomas

2000

Interactions among Steller sea lions, pollock and herring and an examination of variability associated with acoustic surveys of pollock

Susan Henrichs

2001

Sinking particles and pelagic food webs in the SE Bering Sea: 2001

Susan Henrichs

2002

Keeping Mooring 2 alive: Sinking particles and pelagic food webs in
the SE Bering Sea 2002

Sue Hills, Kate Wynne, Brenda Norcross, Brenda Konar

2002

Shallow water nearshore fish assemblages around Steller sea lion haulouts near Kodiak, Alaska

Markus Horning

2001

An investigation into the possible relationship between killer whale (Orcinus orca) predation and the continuing decline of the Steller sea lion (Eumetopias jubatus)

Markus Horning

2000

Validating the use of satellite-linked mortality transmitters in rehabilitated California sea lions and juvenile Steller sea lions

Stephen Jewett and Paul Rusanowski

2001

Factors affecting nearshore survival and production of juvenile sockeye salmon from Kvichak Bay—phase I: Important habitat, migration routes and food resources

Mark Johnson

2008

Bering Sea temperatures and their relationship to walleye pollock fisheries: a feasibility study of year-round near-real time data acquisition.

Gunnar Knapp

2001

Pollock market data acquisition future Russian pollock supply

Gunnar Knapp

2000

Markets for Alaska pollock products

Gunnar Knapp

2002

Producer cooperative and producer organizations

Gunnar Knapp

2005

A collaborative proposal: Symposium on re-authorization of the Magnuson-Stevens Act and enhancing the role of regional fishery management councils

Brenda Konar

2005

Essential larval and juvenile fish habitat in nearshore waters of
Kachemak Bay, Alaska

Brenda Konar

2006

Essential larval and juvenile fish habitat in nearshore waters of Kachemak Bay (year 2)

Gordon Kruse

2002

An examination of the maturation of walleye pollock in the eastern Bering Sea in relation to temporal and spatial factors

Gordon Kruse

2003

Continuation: An examination of the maturation of walleye pollock in the eastern Bering Sea in relation to temporal and spatial factors

Gordon Kruse

2006

Book: Fishes, Catches, and Science of Alaska Seas (completion of Al Tyler's book)

Gordon Kruse and Henry Huntington

2006

Local and traditional knowledge of interactions between fishermen
and Steller sea lions

Gordon Kruse

2012

Variations in size of maturity of walleye pollock and implications on harvest strategy

Jeremy Mathis 2009 Present and future impacts of ocean acidification on juvenile walleye pollock metabolic processes and growth rates

Jo-Ann Mellish

2003

Integrating science and tradition: Ecosystem monitoring through the subsistence harvests of the Pribilof Islands, Alaska

Jo-Ann Mellish

2008

Making our mark: Assessment of the behavioral and physiological effects of long-term tracking methods in Steller sea lions (Eumetopias jubatus)

Jo-Ann Mellish 2009 Consummate and consumed predators: assessing killer whale predation on juvenile Steller sea lions in the Gulf of Alaska

Margaret (Peggy) Merritt

2001

Instruction in Fisheries Management

Margaret (Peggy) Merritt

2000

Instruction in fisheries management

David Musgrave, Hank Statscewich

2000

Analysis of hydrographic data collected by the Pollock Conservation Cooperative Research Center in the Bering Sea

Brenda Norcross

2003

Environmental predictors of walleye pollock recruitment in the eastern Bering Sea

Brenda Norcross, Nate Bickford and Michael Castellini

2007

Walleye pollock stock distribution, growth, and condition in the Bering Sea

Alexandra de Oliveira

2008

Purification of pollock oil using short path distillation

Terrance Quinn

2001

Deployment of an acoustic data logger on commercial fishing vessels to evaluate the potential of fishing-induced declines in local pollock abundance

Terrance Quinn

2002

Continuation: Deployment of an acoustic data logger on commercial fishing vessels to evaluate the potential of fishing-induced declines in local pollock abundance

Terrance Quinn

2003

Continuation: Development of an acoustic logger on commercial fishing vessels to evaluate the potential of fishing-induced declines in local pollock abundance

Terrance Quinn

2004

Continuation: Deployment of an acoustic data logger on commercial fishing vessels to evaluate the potential on fishing

Terrance Quinn

2005

Continuation: Deployment of an acoustic data logger on commercial fishing vessels to evaluate the potential on fishing

Terrance Quinn

2008

Deployment of an acoustic data logger on commercial fishing vessels to evaluate the potential of fishing-induced declines in local pollock abundance

Terrance Quinn 2009

Workshop on spatial structure and dynamics of walleye pollock in the Bering Sea

Terrance Quinn

2012

Codification and description of injuries sustained by skates (Rajidae) caught as bycatch by the Bering Sea longline fleet

Amanda Rosenberger, Trent Sutton, and Nicola Hillgruber

2008

Increasing experiential learning opportunities for undergraduate students in Fisheries at the University of Alaska Fairbanks

Amanda Rosenberger 2009

Continuing to increase experiential learning opportunities for undergraduate students in fisheries at the University of Alaska Fairbanks

Amanda Rosenberger 2009

Continuing to increase experiential learning opportunities for undergraduate students in fisheries at the University of Alaska Fairbanks

Marilyn Sigman
Terry Johnson

2012

The Alaska Seafood Industry K-12 Curriculum

Alan Springer, Kevin Bailey, Taina Honkalehto and Janet Duffy-Anderson

2001

Distribution of age-1 and age-2 walleye pollock in the Bering Sea: Sources of variation, implications for higher trophic levels, and climate change

Alan Springer and Andrew Trites (University of British Columbia)

2001

Assessing the extent of competition between Steller sea lions and commercial fisheries

Alan Springer

2000

Do Steller sea lions at the Pribilofs have enough to eat? Evidence from diet and stress hormones

Alan Springer

2002

Jellyfish impact on food web production and ecosystem structure in the southeastern Bering Sea

Alan Springer

2007

What is causing the northern fur seal decline?

Alan Springer and Sara Iverson

2008

Fatty acid composition of forage species in the Bering Sea: Variability and its effect on estimating predator diets using quantitative fatty acid signature analysis

Andrew Trites (University of British Columbia)

2005

Changes in Steller Sea lion skull sizes: Testing the nutritional stress and
killer whale predation hypothesis

Greg Walker

2012

Augmenting Two Existing Steller Sea Lion Research Projects With
Additional Field Time

Terry Whitledge

2002

Keeping Mooring 2 alive: Continuing long-term biophysical measurements over the southeastern Bering Sea shelf

Kate Wynne

2005

Predation on Northern fur seals in the Pribilof Islands: a baseline study. Phase I: Traditional knowledge survey and  local fisheries interactions

Gunnar P. Knapp

2013

Modeling Biological and Economic Implications of Layered Management Measures for Bering Sea Groundfish Fisheries

Alexandra Oliveira

2013

Replacing Ethoxyquin in Fishmeal: Is It Possible?

Russel D. Andrews

2013

The effects of variation in fishing restrictions and environmental conditions on vital rates of Steller sea lions from Russian rookeries with contrasting population trends

Russel D. Andrews

2013

Investigating the foraging and diving behavior of transient killer whales in the central and western Aleutians to determine predation on Steller sea lions

Jo-Ann Mellish

2013

Reproduction, survival and depredation of Steller sea lions from the declining western Aleutian Islands in relation to the stable eastern Gulf of Alaska region: LHX-2

Keith Criddle

2013

Fishing for Pollock in a Sea of Change: A Historical Analysis of
the Bering Sea Pollock Fishery

Research projects