Return to Proposal Finder FY 1999 Proposal 199202200

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

Reviews and Recommendations
Title Type File Size File Date

Section 1. General Administrative Information

Title of Project Proposal Physiological Assessment of Wild and Hatchery Juvenile Salmonids
BPA Project Proposal Number 199202200
Business name of agency, institution,
or organization requesting funding
National Marine Fisheries Service
Business acronym (if appropriate) NMFS

Proposal contact person or principal investigator

Name Walton Dickhoff, Ph.D.
Mailing Address 2725 Montlake Blvd. East
City, State, Zip Seattle, WA 98112-2097
Phone 2068603234
Fax 2068603267
Manager of program authorizing this project
Review Cycle FY 1999
Province Lower Mid-Columbia
Subbasin Lower Mid-Columbia Mainstem
Short Description
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

n/a or no information

Section 3. Relationships to Other Projects

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Section 4. Objectives, Tasks and Schedules

Objectives and Tasks

Objective Task
1. Manipulate growth rates of spring chinook salmon to correspond to patterns seen in wild fish. a. Design study, sample, analyze data on physiology of juvenile salmon.
. b. Compare smolt-to-adult survival of experimental groups.
2. Conduct laboratory experiment on effects of varying growth rate on timing of smoltification of juvenile spring chinook salmon a. Design study, sample, analyze data on physiology of juvenile salmon.
. b. Compare results with physiology of wild spring chinook salmon juveniles.

Objective Schedules and Costs

Objective Start Date End Date Measurable Biological Objectives Milestone FY 2000 Cost %
1 06/01/98 05/01/06 25.0%
2 06/01/98 05/01/00 30.0%
3 06/01/98 05/01/08 45.0%

Section 5. Estimated Budget Summary

Itemized Budget

Item Note FY 1999 Cost
Personnel $ 86,112
Fringe $ 37,193
Supplies $ 18,102
Operating $ 5,411
Travel $ 7,432
Indirect $ 54,995
Subcontractor $139,854
Total Itemized Budget $349,099

Total estimated budget

Total FY 1999 project cost $349,099
Amount anticipated from previously committed BPA Funds $ 0
Total FY 1999 budget request $349,099
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 $355,000 $358,000 $360,000 $363,000
Total Outyear Budgets $355,000 $358,000 $360,000 $363,000

Other Budget Explanation

Schedule Constraints: None anticipated

Section 6. References

n/a or no information

Section 7. Abstract


Our overall goal is to reduce negative impacts of hatchery salmon on wild salmon and evaluate supplementation by 1) improving the smolt quality and smolt-to-adult recovery (SAR) of fish reared in hatcheries, and 2) producing a more wild-type hatchery smolt in supplementation programs. Items addressed in the 1995 FWP include 7.2D1,3,5; 7.3B.2,6,7,; 7.4K.1; 8.3c. High smolt quality is defined operationally as fish that migrate rapidly after release and survive to adulthood at relatively high rates. Rapid downstream movement after release reduces time for hatchery fish to interact and compete with wild fish. Fish that migrate rapidly downstream will not residualize and imprint on stream sites adjacent to the hatchery. Reduced residualism means less straying of adults on their homing migration and less breeding and genetic introgression with wild fish. Improving SAR of hatchery production fish will allow reduced numbers of juveniles released to realize the same number of adults contributed, and reduce impacts of hatchery on wild fish. Our previous research found correlations between smolt quality indices, spring growth rates, and SAR of spring chinook salmon in production hatcheries. Furthermore, we demonstrated that accelerating spring growth improved instream migration of smolts. We also characterized the developmental physiology of wild chinook salmon in the Yakima River Basin. The experimental objectives of our proposed work include 1) improving SAR of the Columbia River terminal fishery by growth rate manipulation of juvenile salmon, 2) improving our understanding of how growth rate affects smoltification, 3) evaluate the physiology of salmon reared under conventional and natural-rearing systems in the supplementation program of the Cle Elum Hatchery (Yakama Indian Nation and WDFW).

Reviews and Recommendations

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