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Density-dependent somatic growth may have a number of significant impacts on fish populations. First, it may be an indirect compensatory mechanism if abundance affects growth negatively and adult body size determines egg or larval survival....
2009-10-05
2009-10-05
2014-10-31
Domestication by selective breeding requires specific knowledge of performance-related traits in commercially exploited aquaculture species. A small number of deep-cupped Pacific oysters, Crassostrea gigas, were transferred from a Tasmanian...
2009-10-05
2009-10-05
1999-10-31
This dissertation presents several new insights into the reproductive biology of the Dungeness crab, Cancer magister. The research is divided into two main components: genotyping of embryos and sperm using microsatellites and behavioral...
2009-10-05
2009-10-05
2014-10-31
Differences in selection regimes between hatchery and natural environments, as well as environmental factors, may cause differences in important behavioral traits between hatchery and wild steelhead trout. Behavioral characteristics of steelhead...
2009-10-05
2009-10-05
1995-10-31
Human influences on Japanese streams began more than 3000 years ago with early rice cultivation. Cultural and social systems associated with rice paddy cultivation preserved healthy streams, connected water environments, and sustained complex...
2009-10-05
2009-10-05
2014-10-31
The effects of the withdrawal of vitamin E from the diet of maturing rainbow trout were assessed in the female, in the developing eggs, and in the resultant offspring. Groups of 6 pretreated female rainbow trout (initial weight 598 g) were either...
2009-10-05
2009-10-05
1985-10-31
Chapter 1 outlines the major difficulties associated with current trawl survey methodologies, particularly as they relate to assessing shortraker rockfish (Sebastes borealis) and rougheye rockfish (S. aleutianus) populations in the Gulf of Alaska....
2009-12-02
2009-12-02
1999-10-31
In this thesis, I describe the initial stages of salmon colonization in the Cedar River, WA above Landsburg Dam through investigation of adult and juvenile coho salmon. Chapter I focuses on adult salmon and addresses three objectives. The first...
2011-08-11
2011-08-11
2014-10-31
The objective of this research is to conduct a watershed scale analysis of instream large woody debris, channel characteristics, and riparian forest structure of the Ellsworth Creek Watershed in coastal Southwest Washington. Data will be utilized...
2011-08-12
2011-08-12
2014-10-31
Life history traits of wild animals can be strongly influenced by anthropogenic activities, including hunting and fishing. Recent research has warned of adverse evolutionary changes resulting from the exploitation of wild populations. My PhD...
2011-12-14
2011-12-14
2001-12-07
Ecological monitoring of the two urban planned development (UPD) northeast of the city of Redmond, Blakely Ridge and Redmond Ridge, is being conducted by King County Water and Land Resources Division (WLRD). To facilitate this, WLRD has contracted...
2011-12-30
2011-12-30
2000-06-01
Facilities and resource monitoring of two urban planned developments (UPD), Redmond Ridge and Trilogy at Redmond Ridge (Trilogy), northeast of the city of Redmond, is being conducted by King County Water and Land Resources Division (WLRD). To...
2011-12-30
2011-12-30
2001-03-01
The Duwamish Basin Groundwater Pathways Study is part of the "Duwamish Industrial Area Hydrogeologic Pathways Project," an area-wide effort to understand the groundwater flow pathways in the Duwamish Valley. The overall goal of the project is to...
2011-12-30
2011-12-30
1998-08-01
The purpose of this report was to reconstruct historical sockeye salmon (Oncorhynchus nerka) runs to Bristol Bay, Alaska for use by the Alaska Department of Fish and Game (ADF&G) in evaluating biological escapement goals for component populations....
2012-11-30
2012-11-30
2012-12-01
Natural hybridization is common in closely related species especially where they invade novel habitat. The patterns of introgressive hybridization are often asymmetrical and are attributed to various influences from selection to gene flow and...
2013-02-25
2013-02-25
2013-02-25
2014-10-31
The cosmopolitan diatom genus Pseudo-nitzschia includes a number of species that are capable of producing the neurotoxin domoic acid (DA). When blooms of toxin-producing Pseudo-nitzschia are advected over intertidal shellfish beds,...
2013-02-25
2013-08-25
2013-02-25
2014-10-31
The work described here was motivated by a need for improved genetic tools for the management of sockeye salmon, specifically those populations inhabiting Bristol Bay, and a desire to better understand the process of senescence in Pacific Salmon....
2013-02-25
2013-08-25
2013-02-25
2014-10-31
Deep subtidal coastal food webs are increasingly a focus of interest among coastal researchers, largely due to the reliance of these systems on subsidies of organic detritus donated from allochthonous sources. To better understand the dynamics of...
2013-04-17
2013-04-17
2013-04-17
2014-10-31
One major goal of fisheries management is to ensure the sustainable harvest of wild populations so that productivity is stable over time. Information on population structure is necessary for effective fishery management because it helps describe...
2013-04-17
2013-04-17
2013-04-17
2014-10-31
Freshwater ecosystems are not only the source of a disproportionate number of ecosystem services given their relative area on the planet, but they are also highly sensitive to anthropogenic impacts including climate change. Landscape...
2013-04-17
2013-04-17
2013-04-17
2014-10-31
Knowing how groundfish distribute in relation to ocean conditions is of primary importance to fishery managers as they are tasked with estimating stock size and designing effective monitoring programs amidst a changing climate. This research...
2013-04-17
2013-04-17
2013-04-17
2014-10-31
University of Washington Abstract Detrital shadows: evaluating landscape and species effects on detritus-based estuarine food web connectivity in Pacific Northwest estuaries Emily Russell Howe Chairperson of the Supervisory Committee: Charles A....
2013-04-17
2013-04-17
2014-10-31
Predator-prey interactions are patchy in space and time due to a variety of interactions between predator behavior, prey behavior, and landscape heterogeneity. To survive in a patchy world, predators must capitalize on high quality foraging...
2013-04-17
2014-04-18
2013-04-17
2014-10-31
Gene flow within a metapopulation depends on the reproductive success of dispersers after immigration, but few empirical studies have measured the reproductive contributions of dispersers from distinct natal populations. The local adaptation...
2013-04-17
2013-04-17
2013-04-17
2014-10-31
The excess of anthropogenic carbon dioxide (CO2) produced since the industrial revolution is being absorbed by the oceans through the carbon cycle. Atmospheric carbon dioxide has increased about 40% since the preindustrial era, and the oceans have...
2013-07-23
2013-07-23
2013-07-23
2014-10-31
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