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Technical Report No. 3

Salmonid Otolith Marking
2001 International Workshop on Salmonid Otolith Marking.
March 21, 2001, Seattle, WA, U.S.A.

  • Opening Remarks and Table of Contents (PDF)

    Oral Presentations

    I. Otolith Marking Technologies

  • An overview of otolith thermal marking
    Eric C. VOLK and Peter HAGEN
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  • The dry method of otolith mass marking
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  • Otolith marking with fluorescent substances at eyed-egg stage of chum salmon
    Hiroshi KAWAMURA, Satoshi KUDO, Mahito MIYAMOTO, and Mitsuhiro NAGATA
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  • Marking salmonids with strontium chloride at various life history stages
    Steve L. SCHRODER, Eric C. VOLK and Peter HAGEN
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  • Development of a new stock discrimination tool for naturally spawning sockeye salmon (Oncorhynchus nerka) within Alberni Inlet from stable isotopic composition of otoliths
    Wilfred LUEDKE and Yongwen GAO
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  • Compiling and coordinating salmon otolith marks in the North Pacific
    Shigehiko URAWA, Peter T. HAGEN, David MEERBURG, Alexander ROGATNYKH, and Eric VOLK
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    II. Applications of Otolith Marking

  • Early marine growth and habitat utilization of two major southeastern Alaska chum salmon stocks, based on thermally marked otoliths recovered 1997-2000
    Joseph A. ORSI, Donald G. MORTENSEN, Diana L. TERSTEEG, and Rick FOCHT
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  • Application of otolith thermal mass marking in British Columbia, Canada
    Brent HARGREAVES, Wilf LUEDKE, and Jeff TILL
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  • Variations in catch per unit effort of thermally marked pink and chum salmon juveniles in the Gulf of Alaska during 1996 and 1998 in relation to adult hatchery salmon returns
    Edward V. FARLEY, Jr., Peter T. HAGEN, and John H. HELLE
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  • High-seas ocean distribution of Alaskan hatchery pink salmon estimated by otolith marks
    Morihiko KAWANA, Shigehiko URAWA, Peter T. HAGEN, and Kristen M. MUNK
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  • Estimating the abundance and distribution of locally hatchery-produced chinook salmon throughout a large river system using thermal mass-marking of otoliths
    Kit RAWSON, Curtis KRAEMER, and Eric VOLK
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  • Using thermally-marked otoliths to aid the management of Prince William Sound pink salmon
    Timothy L. JOYCE and David G. EVANS
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  • Use of thermal mark technology for the in-season management of transboundary river sockeye fisheries
    Kathleen A. JENSEN and Patrick A. MILLIGAN
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  • Use of otolith marking for evaluation of hatchery output efficiency
    Elena AKINICHEVA and Alexander ROGATNYKH
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    Poster Presentations

  • Otolith marking at Kamchatka salmon hatcheries
    Nickolay A. CHEBANOV and Marina A. KUDZINA
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  • Alaska Department of Fish and Game Otolith Marking and Recovery Program
    J. Ryan SCOTT, Ron P. JOSEPHSON, Peter T. HAGEN, Beverly A. AGLER, and Joseph W. CASHEN
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  • Wandering pink salmon: 1999 and 2000 thermal mark recoveries in southeast Alaska
    Beverly A. AGLER, Peter T. HAGEN, J. Ryan SCOTT, Joseph W. CASHEN, and Don MORTENSEN
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  • Workshop Review (PDF)
  • Appendices (PDF)

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