Population Dynamics & Biometry

  Arctic Ecosystem Integrated Survey 
Chandalar River chum salmon (Oncorhynchus keta) riverscape-scale salmon habitat assessment and monitoring.
Characterization of resident rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss) seasonal habitats in Willow Creek, Alaska.
   Chukchi Sea Environmental Studies Program: Benthic Ecology
   Development of an Inseason Model to Predict Bristol Bay Sockeye Salmon (Oncorhynchus nerka) Migration Timing
   Early marine ecology and regional discrimination of chum salmon
   Electrofishing Theory and Practice
   End-to-end fish model
   Evaluation of growth, survival, and recruitment of Chinook salmon in the Stikine and Chilkat rivers
   Evaluation of growth, survival, and recruitment of Chinook salmon in the Taku and Unuk rivers
 

 Fishery, Climate, and Ecological Effects on Pacific Halibut Size-at-age

This collaborative project seeks to determine potential human and natural causes for a long-term decline in size-at-age of Pacific halibut since the 1980s

Growth and dispersal of early life history stages of Arctic cod and saffron cod under variable climate forcing

Developing an individual-based model on the growth and dispersal of early life history stages of Arctic cod and saffron cod for the Pacific Arctic

   Marine entry timing and growth rates of juvenile chum salmon in Alkaskan waters of the Chukchi and Northern Bering seas
   Resilience and adaptive capacity of arctic marine systems under a changing climate (RACArctic)
 

 Sablefish Stock Assessment

The current aim of this project is to construct a spatial population model with migration for sablefish in the NE Pacific Ocean for use in conducting a management strategy evaluation of the current regional harvest allocation.

   Spawner-recruit relationship of Chinook salmon in the Kuskokwim River drainage
Stikine and Taku River Chinook Salmon (Onchorhynchus tshawystcha) distribution and migration patterns and their relationship to body condition.
   The Effects of Salmon Abundance and Run Timing on the Performance of Management by Emergency Order
   Tiger shark population structure, habitat usage, and ecological role in the waters around Bimini, Bahamas
The role of environmental processes in structuring the distribution of Chinook salmon spawning and rearing habitats across a large Alaska river basin.
 

 Time-varying Natural Mortality of Groundfish

The aim of this project is to determine if fish natural mortality is estimable when it varies over time using two methods: random effects and covariates such as disease incidence and predation information.

   Using a stage structured population dynamics model to determine key environmental and fishery-related drivers of AYK Chinook salmon survival
   Vertical movement patterns and habitat use of burbot in Tanada and Copper Lakes, Alaska

 

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