Return to Proposal Finder FY 1999 Proposal 9148

Proposal Table of Contents

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Section 1. General Administrative information
Section 2. Past accomplishments
Section 3. Relationships to other projects
Section 4. Objectives, tasks and schedules
Section 5. Budget
Section 6. References
Section 7. Abstract

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Title Type File Size File Date

Section 1. General Administrative Information

Title of Project Proposal Develop Open Formula Diets to Yield Quality Smolts
BPA Project Proposal Number 9148
Business name of agency, institution,
or organization requesting funding
Abernathy Salmon Culture Technology Center
Business acronym (if appropriate)

Proposal contact person or principal investigator

Name Ann Gannam
Mailing Address 1440 Abernathy Creek Road
City, State, Zip Longview, WA 98632
Phone 3604256072
Fax 3606361855
Manager of program authorizing this project
Review Cycle FY 1999
Province Systemwide
Subbasin Systemwide
Short Description Develop life stage diets for fish raised in supplementation/enhancement hatcheries to improve overall smolt quality and survival.
Target Species

Project Location

[No information]

Reasonable and Prudent Alternatives (RPAs)

Sponsor-Reported Relevant RPAs

Sponsor listed no RPAs for this project proposal

Relevant RPAs based upon NMFS & BPA Review

NMFS and BPA did not associate any reasonable and prudent alternatives with this project proposal

NPPC Program Measure Number(s) which this project addresses:
FWS/NMFS Biological Opinion Number(s) which this project addresses:
Other Planning Document References

CBFWA-Generated Information

Database Administrator notes on the history of this proposal form: None
Type of Project (assigned by CBFWA Analysts): anadromous

Section 2. Past Accomplishments

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Section 3. Relationships to Other Projects

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Section 4. Objectives, Tasks and Schedules

Objectives and Tasks

Objective Task
1. Determine if it is and at what level in the feed astazanthin is an important immunomodulator and antioxidant. a. Feeding trial, tissue analysis
2. Determine the efficacy of glucans as immunomodulators. a. Feeding trial, disease challenge.
3. Determine appropriate levels of lipid and carbohydrate in newly developed diets a. Feeding trial, tissue analysis
4. Determine possible mineral requirements for hatchery raised fish a. Feeding trial, tissue analysis

Objective Schedules and Costs

Objective Start Date End Date Measurable Biological Objectives Milestone FY 2000 Cost %
1 12/01/99 05/01/01 25.0%
2 12/01/00 05/01/01 25.0%
3 12/01/01 05/01/03 25.0%
4 12/01/02 05/01/03 25.0%

Section 5. Estimated Budget Summary

Itemized Budget

Item Note FY 1999 Cost
Personnel $ 31,897
Fringe $ 11,164
Supplies $ 30,000
Operating $ 14,000
Travel $ 700
Indirect $ 16,675
Subcontractor $ 0
Total Itemized Budget $104,436

Total estimated budget

Total FY 1999 project cost $104,436
Amount anticipated from previously committed BPA Funds $ 0
Total FY 1999 budget request $104,436
FY 1999 forecast from 1998 $ 0
% change from forecast 0.0%

Reason for change in estimated budget

Not applicable

Reason for change in scope

Not applicable

Cost Sharing

Not applicable

Outyear Budget Totals

2000 2001 2002 2003
All Phases $ 98,486 $ 86,586 $ 86,586 $ 86,586
Total Outyear Budgets $ 98,486 $ 86,586 $ 86,586 $ 86,586

Other Budget Explanation

Schedule Constraints: Fish needed for the studies may not be available every year.

Section 6. References

n/a or no information

Section 7. Abstract


Nutrition research is essential when hatchery fish will be used for supplementation of weak wild and naturally spawning fish populations. In supplementation diets are needed that will maintain the health of the fish as well as produce fish that are ?wild? in appearance and composition. Current hatchery production fish will also benefit from new diets. Habitat destruction has brought about the realization that there will be a greater dependance on hatchery raised stocks to replenish fish runs in the Columbia Basin and elsewhere. The importance of open formula diets in these rearing programs is twofold. In open formula diets the ingredients are known and can be specified. Also, because the formulas are open, they can be monitored through quality control programs. Thus there is a need to develop new open formula diets for use in hatchery production. Specific areas of nutrition research will include diet protein/energy ratios, astazanthin requirements, mineral requirements and the use of immunostimulants. Feeding trials will be conducted with four stocks of fish: Abernathy fall chinook, Carson spring chinook, Big Creek coho, Big Creek steelhead. The fish become available at different times so the studies will be staggered throughout the year. Growth, survival, feed conversion will be monitored during the trials. At the termination of the studies, the needed tissue samples will be collected and analyzed.

Reviews and Recommendations

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