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Proposal 200001700: Recondition Wild Steelhead Kelt

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Table of Contents
Part 1. Administration and Budgeting
Section 1: General Administrative
Section 2: Project Location
Section 3: Project Species
Section 4: Past Accomplishments
Section 5: Relationship to Other Projects
Section 6: Biological Objectives
Section 7: Work Elements
Section 8: Budget
Section 9: Project Future
Section 10: Documents
Part 2. Reviews
Part 1 of 2. Administration and Budgeting
Section 1: General Administrative Information
Process Information:
Date Proposal Submitted & Finalized Status Form Generator
January 10, 2006 Finalized Doug Hatch

Proposal Type: Ongoing
Proposal Number: 200001700
Proposal Name: Recondition Wild Steelhead Kelt
BPA Project Manager: Tracy Hauser
Agency, Institution or Organization: Columbia River Inter-Tribal Fish Commission (CRITFC)
Short Description: This is an evaluation of kelt steelhead reconditioning and the feasiblity of reestablishing this life history strategy that has been suppressed by the hydrosystem. The program utilizes wild fish that would otherwise become mortalities.
Information Transfer: Results from our study will be presented orally and in written form to management forums and entities including tribal commissions and councils when appropriate. Annual reports detailing study results will be submitted to Bonneville. Presentations at national conferences will be made and at least one manuscript will be developed and submitted for publication in a journal or book.
 
Project Proposal Contacts
Contact Organization Address Phone/Email Roles Notes
Form Submitter
Doug Hatch Columbia River Inter-Tribal Fish Commission 729 NE Oregon St #200
Portland OR 97232
Ph: 503.731.1263
Fax: 5032354228
Email: hatd@critfc.org
Form Submitter
All Assigned Contacts
Doug Hatch Columbia River Inter-Tribal Fish Commission 729 NE Oregon St #200
Portland OR 97232
Ph: 503.731.1263
Fax: 5032354228
Email: hatd@critfc.org
Project Lead

Section 2: Project Location
Sponsor Province: Mainstem/Systemwide ARG Province: Mainstem on the ground/Multiprovince
Sponsor Subbasin: Systemwide ARG Subbasin: Mainstem on the ground/Multiprovince
Location(s) at which the action will be implemented
Latitude Longitude Waterbody Location Description County/State Subbasin Primary?
46 39'24 117 25'49 Columbia River Lower Granite Dam: Snake River at mile marker 107.5 Garfield, Washington Snake Lower No
46 12'55 119 45'30 Yakima River The Chandler Juvenile Migrational Fish Facility is located in Prosser, WA on the Yakima River at river kilometer 75.6 Benton, Washington Yakima Yes

Section 3: Focal Species
Focal Species:
Primary Secondary Additional Species
Steelhead Middle Columbia River ESU
Steelhead Snake River ESU

Section 4: Past Accomplishments
Past Accomplishments for Each Fiscal Year of This Project
Fiscal Year Accomplishments
2005 Continued short- and long-term experiments. Observed 2 distinct migration patterns in the lower river. Began to link migration pattern and plasma ion concentrations. Begin gamete and progeny viability study.
2004 Continued short- and long-term scenarios, added direct release group (0% returns to date). Begin evaluating lower river migration. Travel times averaged 5 days from Bonneville Dam to Ocean and survival averaged 40%.
2003 Detected returning short-term reconditioned kelts back to Bonneville Dam (12 % of 2002 release and 3.7% of 2003 release) and recaptured a small percentage of long-term reconditioned fish back as a multiple year spawning kelt (more than 2 spawnings).
2002 Explored short (3-5 weeks) and long-term (8-10 months) reconditioning and with these treatments had achieved exceptional levels of survival (>80% short-term) (> 50% long-term).
2001 Developed fish health treatments (to control pathogens and boost immune system response), feeding regimes and rates (to stop the senescence process and encourage feeding), suitable tank conditions, holding duration, release timing, and spawner tracking.
2000 Pilot study was initiated in the Yakima River to investigate the feasibility of reconditioning kelt steelhead. Efforts focused on containers, feeding protocals, fish collection, and identification.

Section 5: Relationships to Other Projects
Other Current Projects Related to this Project (any funding source)
Funding Source Related ID Related Project Title Relationship
Other: ACOE [no entry] ACOE Operation and Management This is a kelt enumeration project that would assist in the collection of kelts for reconditioning
Other: NOAA BiOp [no entry] Steelhead Genetic Baseline This project collects baseline genetic samples for steelhead that will be useful for determining the origin of unknown steelhead in the Snake River.
BPA 199701325 Yakima/Klickitat Fisheries Pro Share field equipment, staff and expertise with this project
BPA 199701335 Klickitat Fishery YKFP O & M Share field equipment, staff and expertise with this project.
BPA 200104600 Applied Fish Science Center This project supplies a laboratory and equipment for processing genetic samples

Section 6: Biological Objectives
Biological Objectives of this Proposed Project
Biological Objective Full Description Associated Subbasin Plan Strategy Page Nos
Evaluate gamete and progeny viability Evaluate effects of long-term kelt reconditioning on the gamete and progeny viability. None [Strategy left blank] [Pg no blank]
Evaluate homing fidelity Perform experiments to evaluate homing fidelity in virgin spawners, reconditioned spawners, and (if feasible) natural repeat spawners from the same spawning populations. None [Strategy left blank] [Pg no blank]
Evaluation kelt steelhead management scenarios Evaluation of potential kelt steelhead management scenarios including direct release, transport and release, short-term reconditioning and transport; and, long-term reconditioning and release Yakima The Yakima Subbasin sees the kelt reconditioning program as a method to increase survival, source of broostock and genetic material, and it demonstrates of the feasibility for application to other rivers 2-193, 4-80
Evaluation kelt steelhead management scenarios Evaluation of potential kelt steelhead management scenarios including direct release, transport and release, short-term reconditioning and transport; and, long-term reconditioning and release. Klickitat implement a kelt reconditioning program and to determine the breeding success of kelts 254, 348
Evaluation kelt steelhead management scenarios Evaluation of potential kelt steelhead management scenarios including direct release, transport and release, short-term reconditioning and transport; and, long-term reconditioning and release. Okanogan The Okanogan Subbasin Plan calls for the expansion of the kelt reconditioning program throughout the basin 331, 404,
Evaluation kelt steelhead management scenarios Evaluation of potential kelt steelhead management scenarios including direct release, transport and release, short-term reconditioning and transport; and, long-term reconditioning and release. Lower Middle Columbia Continued research on kelt reconditioning 339
genetic stock composition kelt steelhead Determine the genetic stock composition kelt steelhead captured at Lower Granite Dam. None [Strategy left blank] [Pg no blank]

Section 7: Work Elements
Work Elements and Associated Biological Objectives
Work Element Name Work Element Title Description Start Date End Date Estimated Budget
Produce Environmental Compliance Documentation Secure permits Secure the necessary permits for environmental and ESA compliance 1/1/2007 12/31/2009 $15,000
Biological Objectives Metrics
No Metrics for this Work Element

Rear Fish Recondition kelt steelhead for short-term and long-term experiments at the Yakima and Snake rivers Short-term reconditioning is defined as the period of time needed (typically for 4-8 weeks) for kelts to initiate post-spawn feeding, and long-term reconditioned fish will be fed krill for the initial 8 weeks (to replicate experimental design for short-term reconditioned kelts) but will then be weaned to a more nutritionally balanced custom pelleted diet to maximize survival and growth (Hatch et al. 2004) 2/1/2007 12/31/2009 $760,000
Biological Objectives Metrics
Evaluation kelt steelhead management scenarios
# of adults into program: 9000 kelts
# of adults released from program: 4500 reconditioned steelhead

Trap/Collect/Hold/Transport Fish - Hatchery Collect kelt steelhead at CJMFF & Lower Granite Dam for Experiments After natural spawning in tributaries of the Yakima and Snake rivers a portion of the kelt steelhead that encounter the Prosser and Lower Granite dam facilities are diverted into juvenile evaluation facilites where they'll be collected for the various experiments. 2/1/2007 6/1/2009 $150,000
Biological Objectives Metrics
Evaluation kelt steelhead management scenarios
* # of non-clip (natural origin) adults: 9000 steelhead

Trap/Collect/Hold/Transport Fish - Hatchery Collect virgin steelhead at the Bonneville Adult Fish Facility (BON AFF) First time spawners will be collected at the Bonneville Dam Adult Fish Facility. Known Snake River origin steelhead will be selected using the PIT tag system at the trap. 6/1/2007 11/1/2009 $35,000
Biological Objectives Metrics
Evaluate homing fidelity
* # of non-clip (natural origin) adults: 60 adults

Trap/Collect/Hold/Transport Fish - Hatchery Truck and release short-term reconditioned and transport and release treatments. All short-term reconditioned and transport and release treatment groups will be trucked and released below Bonneville Dam 3/1/2007 6/15/2009 $60,000
Biological Objectives Metrics
Evaluation kelt steelhead management scenarios
* # of non-clip (natural origin) adults: 1800 kelt steelhead

Manage and Administer Projects Manage subcontracts for kelt steelhead reconditioning Administer and manage subcontracts with collaborators 1/1/2007 12/31/2009 $120,000
Biological Objectives Metrics
No Metrics for this Work Element

Produce/Submit Scientific Findings Report Present findings with presentations and manuscripts Present findings with presentations and manuscripts 10/1/2007 12/31/2009 $20,000
Biological Objectives Metrics
No Metrics for this Work Element

Produce/Submit Scientific Findings Report Quarterly PISCES milestone reports produce quarterly PISCES milestone reports 1/1/2007 12/31/2009 $15,000
Biological Objectives Metrics
No Metrics for this Work Element

Produce/Submit Scientific Findings Report Report kelt steelhead reconditioning project’s annual progress Report kelt steelhead reconditioning project’s annual progress 10/1/2007 12/31/2009 $75,000
Biological Objectives Metrics
No Metrics for this Work Element

Analyze/Interpret Data Analyze and Interpret genotypic data to determine stock composition of kelt steelhead collected at Lower Granite Dam All kelt genetic samples collected at Lower Granite Dam will be genotyped and assigned to their genetic populations. All of the Snake River sub-basins upstream of Lower Granite Dam will be represented a baseline created by NOAA and collaborators. 2/1/2007 12/31/2009 $270,000
Biological Objectives Metrics
genetic stock composition kelt steelhead
Primary R, M, and E Type: 6000 unknown samples
Primary R, M, and E Type: 20 baseline populations

Analyze/Interpret Data Interpret gamete and progeny viability data from steelhead Gametes and progeny from the initial spawning will be compared with gametes and progeny from the second reconditioned spawning. Females will be mated with the same male for both spawnings. 1/1/2007 12/31/2009 $25,000
Biological Objectives Metrics
Evaluate gamete and progeny viability
Primary R, M, and E Type: 60 spawning pairs
Primary R, M, and E Type: 3 years

Analyze/Interpret Data Interpret migration data on transport and release and short-term recondition transport and release treatments. Detections at these arrays will allow us to calculate survival, migration velocity, and observe migration patterns. These patterns could be critical to determine if fish in these treatment groups readily move out to sea or reside in the lower river or estuary where they could increase the predator load on the system. 3/1/2007 12/31/2009 $45,000
Biological Objectives Metrics
Evaluation kelt steelhead management scenarios
Primary R, M, and E Type: 4 management scenarios
Primary R, M, and E Type: 3 years
Primary R, M, and E Type: 2 sites

Analyze/Interpret Data Interpret program generated data Analyze and interpret data generated from all the biological objectives 1/1/2007 12/31/2009 $43,172
Biological Objectives Metrics
Primary R, M, and E Type: 4 objectives
Primary R, M, and E Type: 3 years

Analyze/Interpret Data Interpret radio telemetry data First time spawner homing fidelity will be determined based on the original PIT tag location (as a juvenile) relative to spawning location found with radio tracking. Reconditioned kelt homing fidelity will be determined by the spawning location relateve to the population they were genotyped to. 6/1/2007 12/31/2009 $45,000
Biological Objectives Metrics
Evaluate homing fidelity
Primary R, M, and E Type: 120 adults
Primary R, M, and E Type: 3 years
Primary R, M, and E Type: 2 treatments

Analyze/Interpret Data Interpret survival, condition, and rematuration data on long-term reconditioned kelt steelhead Survival statistics will be calculated for all short-term treatments and rematuration rates will be calculated for long-term treatments. Rematuration rates will be determined by ultrasound assessments of gonad development in individuals prior to release. Additional biological data (weight, fork length, mid-eye to hypural length, mark and tag data) will be collected prior to release. 11/1/2007 12/31/2009 $40,000
Biological Objectives Metrics
Evaluation kelt steelhead management scenarios
Primary R, M, and E Type: 2 sites
Primary R, M, and E Type: 4 treatments
Primary R, M, and E Type: 3 years

Collect/Generate/Validate Field and Lab Data Collect biological data on direct release kelt steelhead. This “control” group distribution will be proportional to the kelt migration and will provide us with a baseline iteroparity rate to compare other management scenarios to. Data on return rates will be generated by querying PTAGIS and tallying detections at ladders as the fish re-migrate back upstream. 2/1/2007 6/1/2009 $45,000
Biological Objectives Metrics
Evaluation kelt steelhead management scenarios
Primary R, M, and E Type: 1500 kelts

Collect/Generate/Validate Field and Lab Data Collect biological data on kelt steelhead Following collections, specimens will be placed in 190-L sampling tank, where they will be anesthetized in a buffered solution of tricaine methanesulfonate (MS-222) at 60 ppm. Specimens will be visually identified as kelts or prespawners. All prespawners will be returned to the Yakima or Snake rivers. Following kelt identification, we will collect data on fish length (cm fork length), weight (kg), condition (good, fair, poor), coloration (bright, intermediate, dark), and presence or absence of physical anomalies (e.g., head burn, eye damage). Additionally, tissue samples for plasma ion concentration and indices of osmoregulation change will be collected. 2/1/2007 6/1/2009 $150,000
Biological Objectives Metrics
Evaluation kelt steelhead management scenarios
Primary R, M, and E Type: 9000 kelts

Collect/Generate/Validate Field and Lab Data Collect gamete viability data from steelhead Eggs and milt from Dworshack NFH steelhead will be collected and sent to University of Idaho for gamete viability study. Females will be reconditioned and spawned with cryopreserved milt from the males and gametes will be sent to UI for analysis of the reconditioning effects. 1/1/2007 12/31/2009 $45,000
Biological Objectives Metrics
Evaluate gamete and progeny viability
Primary R, M, and E Type: 60 spawning pairs

Collect/Generate/Validate Field and Lab Data Collect genotypic data from kelt steelhead collected at Lower Granite Dam Genetic samples will be collected from kelt steelhead at Lower Granite Dam 2/1/2007 6/15/2009 $112,500
Biological Objectives Metrics
genetic stock composition kelt steelhead
Primary R, M, and E Type: 6000 samples
Primary R, M, and E Type: 14 microsat loci

Collect/Generate/Validate Field and Lab Data Collect migration data on transport and release and short-term recondition transport and release treatments Data on kelt steelhead travel time, distribution, movement, velocity, and residence time in the estuary will be collected from treatment groups released below Bonneville Dam. These data will be obtained from acoustic, and PIT tags. 3/1/2007 12/31/2009 $250,000
Biological Objectives Metrics
Evaluation kelt steelhead management scenarios
Primary R, M, and E Type: 720 acoustic tagged adults

Collect/Generate/Validate Field and Lab Data Collect progeny viability data from steehead Eggs and milt from Dworshack NFH steelhead will be collected and sent to University of Idaho for progeny viability study. Females will be reconditioned and spawned with cryopreserved milt from the males and gametes will be sent to UI for analysis of the reconditioning effects. 1/1/2007 12/31/2009 $45,000
Biological Objectives Metrics
Evaluate gamete and progeny viability
Primary R, M, and E Type: 60 spawning pairs

Collect/Generate/Validate Field and Lab Data Collect radio tracking data on tagged fish during their spawning migration Radio tagged steelhead will be tracked during their in-river spawning migration 6/1/2007 12/31/2009 $120,000
Biological Objectives Metrics
Evaluate homing fidelity
Primary R, M, and E Type: 60 reconditioned kelts
Primary R, M, and E Type: 3 years

Mark/Tag Animals Implant acoustic tags in kelt steelhead from short-term reconditioned and transport and release treatments A total of 60 Yakima River and 120 Snake River short-term reconditioned kelts will have acoustic tags surgically implanted into their abdomen. An additional 60 Yakima River steelhead from the transport and release treatment will receive tags 3/1/2007 6/15/2009 $270,000
Biological Objectives Metrics
Evaluation kelt steelhead management scenarios
Primary R, M, and E Type: 720 tags

Mark/Tag Animals Implant radio tags in virgin steelhead at BON AFF and kelt steelhead from long-term reconditioning treatments in the Snake River Radio tags will be implanted in known Snake River steelhead captured at the Bonneville Dam Adult Fish Facility and in long term reconditioned kelts near Lower Granite Dam 6/1/2007 12/31/2009 $100,000
Biological Objectives Metrics
Evaluate homing fidelity
Primary R, M, and E Type: 60 reconditioned kelts
Primary R, M, and E Type: 3 years

Mark/Tag Animals PIT tag kelt steelhead captured steelhead Passive Integrated Transponder (PIT) tags will then be implanted in the fish's pelvic girdle for identification. Only kelts determined to be in good or fair morphological condition will be used in the reconditioning program because research at Prosser Hatchery in 2000 indicated that those kelts collected in poor morphological condition did not survive captivity (Evans et al. 2001). This will allow us to individually identify fish allocated to different treatments. 2/1/2007 6/1/2009 $30,000
Biological Objectives Metrics
Evaluation kelt steelhead management scenarios
Primary R, M, and E Type: 9000 kelts


Section 8: Budget

Itemized Estimated Budget
Item Note FY 2007 Cost FY 2008 Cost FY 2009 Cost
Personnel 2.16 FTE $108,843 $115,374 $122,296
Fringe Benefits 32.5% $32,217 $34,150 $36,199
Supplies includes 240 acoustic tags $94,295 $96,181 $98,105
Travel [blank] $15,131 $15,887 $16,682
Capital Equipment tanks / rearing facilities for Sn. R. $165,000 $15,000 $15,000
Overhead 36.95% $86,557 $90,341 $94,321
Other Sub. Hagerman Lab./genetics $79,359 $81,000 $83,000
Other Sub. COE fish field unit $100,000 $102,000 $104,040
Other Sub. Real Time Research $49,686 $50,680 $51,694
Other Sub. U of I / gamete viability $30,975 $32,524 $34,150
Other Sub. Yakama Nation $111,843 $115,198 $118,654
Other Sub. Nez Perce Tribe $60,000 $193,000 $198,790
Other Sub. Biotech/ plasma ion concentration $12,000 $12,500 $13,000
Totals $945,906 $953,835 $985,931

Total Estimated FY 2007-2009 Budgets
Total Itemized Budget$2,885,672
Total Work Element budget$2,885,672

Cost sharing
Funding Source or Organization Item or Service Provided FY 2007 Est Value ($) FY 2008 Est Value ($) FY 2009 Est Value ($) Cash or in-kind? Status
Army Corps facility / staff / supplies $250,000 $150,000 $150,000 Cash Under Development
CRITFC equipment $50,000 $50,000 $50,000 In-Kind Confirmed
Nez Perce Tribe facility / staff $30,000 $30,000 $30,000 In-Kind Under Development
U of I staff / facility $50,000 $50,000 $50,000 In-Kind Confirmed
US Fish & Wildlife facility / Dworshak Hatchery / staff $10,000 $10,000 $10,000 In-Kind Confirmed
Yakama Nation Facility / staff $50,000 $50,000 $55,000 In-Kind Confirmed
Totals $440,000 $340,000 $345,000

Section 9: Project Future
Project Future Costs and/or Termination
FY 2010 Est Budget FY 2011 Est Budget Comments
$700,000 $721,000 Yakima River site drops out of research in 2010
Future Operations & Maintenance Costs
Beginning in 2010 we anticipate that the Yakima River site will become a production facility with annual O&M costs of approximately $150,000.
 
Termination Date Comments
end of 2012 We anticipate that research objectives will be accomplished by 2012.
 
Final Deliverables
Final reports; data; journal publications; presentations

Section 10: Narrative
Document Type Size Date

Part 2 of 2. Reviews of Proposal
Administrative Review Group (ARG) Results
Account Type:
Expense
Location:
Province: Mainstem on the ground/Multiprovince
Subbasin: Mainstem on the ground/Multiprovince
Primary Focal Species
No Change
ARG Comments: [none]


NPCC Final Funding Recommendations (October 23, 2006) [Full NPCC Council Recs]

FY 2007 Budget
$400,000
FY 2008 Budget
$400,000
FY 2009 Budget
$400,000
Total NPCC Rec
$1,200,000
Budget Type:Expense
Budget Category:Multi-province
Recommendation:Fund
Comments: Scope expansion not accepted. Budget at the FY 2006 level.


NPCC Draft Funding Recommendations (September 15, 2006) [Full NPCC Council Recs]

FY 2007 Budget
$400,000
FY 2008 Budget
$400,000
FY 2009 Budget
$400,000
Total NPCC Rec
$1,200,000
FY 2007 MSRT Rec
$ 0
FY 2008 MSRT Rec
$ 0
FY 2009 MSRT Rec
$ 0
Total MSRT Rec
$ 0
Budget Category:Multi-province
Comments: Scope expansion not accepted. Budget at the FY 2006 level.
NPCC Staff Comments: Proposed scope expansion not accepted; started w/ ’06 budget for on-going scope, then bumped up a bit (approx. 5%) to illustrate possible budget situation in ’07 on existing scope; if took this path, would need to get ’07 budget based on work elements. MSRT recommends $400,000.

Local or MSRT Comments: The MSRT recommends deferring the expansion of this project into the Snake River. This project is also tied to a project in the research portion of the Basinwide budget category (200306200), and should be considered during that project's review.

MSRT General Comments: This project tests the hypothesis that we can recondition kelts and evaluates methodology for reconditioning (feeding, timing, etc.). The MSRT would like this project reviewed with 200306200 in order to find budget efficiencies.


Independent Scientific Review Panel Final Review (August 31, 2006) [Download full document]

Recommendation: Fundable in part
NPCC Comments: The ISRP recommends Fundable in Part to complete the experiment but not full implementation.

The sponsors responded to the ISRP request for additional information on this and companion project 200306200 in a common response. They responded to our questions about implementation and how the projects relate to each other in a satisfactory manner.

There does appear to be some promise in this approach in spite of some initial failures (in producing smolts and at these contributing to wild reproduction). The evidence of recruitment is very poor. It is important to continue the experiment (not full implementation) long enough to make certain an adequate attempt and evaluation have occurred.

Nevertheless, this takes away from the real issue that migration success of kelts is constrained by the hydrosystem, both in terms of the hydro projects and river conditions are not conducive to re-conditioning.


Independent Scientific Review Panel Preliminary Review (June 2, 2006) [Download full document]

Recommendation: Response requested
NPCC Comments: The project has documented success at capturing and reconditioning kelts in previous years; however, it is still in a phase of experimental data collection. The objective is to determine whether the entire process of reconditioning kelts leads to increases in production through genetic contribution of reconditioned kelts back into the parent population. It is important that the project continue to finish the "experiment" as it is described following along the lines of Table 5, which disturbingly, show absolutely no genetic contribution from the reconditioned kelts. This work needs to be replicated several times, perhaps in several locations, in order to get reliable estimates of reconditioned kelt contributions to natural spawning populations.

The budget on the related kelt project (200306200) looks like it might be moving into implementation phase, which is inappropriate at this time, particularly given the results to date of this project. It is important that this work (the testing and experimental phase of project 200001700) be brought to a conclusion, evaluated, and a regional decision made about how and whether to move further into kelt reconditioning. It may be appropriate to fund (200306200) as a companion study to this project in order to more quickly obtain the data and insights necessary to evaluate whether kelt reconditioning can be used to augment population rebuilding objectives. If this is done, however, that project (200306200) would have to be redesigned to be coordinated and complementary with this study.

The problem of a decline (no before/after data provided, but assumed) in the frequency of repeat spawning of wild summer run steelhead relates to passage downstream through hydro facilities, which are largely constructed for smaller juvenile salmonids (smolts). The proposal does not adequately explain what is meant by kelt reconditioning in its early sections; kelts are recollected, fed in a hatchery, then released after ~ 1 yr to spawn again in the wild? This is explained in project history, however.

It is noted that the role of kelts and their contribution to productivity has not received adequate attention, but is recognized as a priority (BiOp, numerous subbasin plans). Objectives and methods are outlined in reasonable detail for this continued study that has documented past success and adapted its program where required (e.g., release experiments).

A response is requested regarding several points. Who is addressing the kelt passage issues? What justification is there for implementation? How will projects 200001700 and 200306200 be coordinated?

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