Collective navigation during the spawning migrations of Pacific salmon

Project Description

This project seeks to understand the role of social interactions and collective behavior to influence patterns of homing and straying in Pacific salmonids and expands on ideas illuminated in the review of collective navigation in salmon led by Andrew Berdahl (Omidyar Fellow at the Santa Fe Institute) and Peter Westley, recently published in Fish and Fisheries.

Research Team

Principal Investigator

picture of Peter Westley

Peter Westley

Assistant Professor
Specialties:
  • Phenotypic plasticity
  • Life history evolution
  • Dispersal and philopatry
  • Contemporary evolution
  • Aquatic invasions and colonization
  • Eco-evolutionary dynamics
pwestley@alaska.edu
(907) 474-7458
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Co-Principal Investigators

Andrew Berdahl, Omidyar Fellow, Santa Fe Institute, berdahl@gmail.com

Project Funding

Start Date: 0000-00-00 End Date: 0000-00-00

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