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2014
Wednesday, April 30th
10:30 AM

Session S-01D: Pelagic Ecology in the Salish Sea I

Can long term-nitrogen increases affect pelagic food web processes and the vertical structure of biogeochemical processes in Puget Sound?

Christopher Krembs, Washington (State). Department of Ecology
Skip Albertson, Washington (State). Department of Ecology
Julia Bos
Carol Maloy, Washington (State). Department of Ecology
Mya Keyzers, Washington (State). Department of Ecology
Brandon Sackmann, Integral Consulting Inc.
Laura Hermanson, Washington (State). Department of Ecology
Maggie Dutch, Washington (State). Department of Ecology

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Room 611-612

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Session S-01D: Pelagic Ecology in the Salish Sea I

Landscape and Seasonal Composition of Fish and Jellyfish Assemblages in Puget Sound Surface Waters, and Relationships to Lower Trophic Levels and Abiotic Attributes

Casimir Rice, United States. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Correigh Greene, United States. National Marine Fisheries Service
Linda Rhodes, United States. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Anne Baxter, Northwest Fisheries Science Center (U.S.)
Joshua Chamberlin, Northwest Fisheries Science Center (U.S.)
Jason Hall, Northwest Fisheries Science Center (U.S.)

Room 611-612

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Session S-01D: Pelagic Ecology in the Salish Sea I

Patterns and relationships of lower trophic levels of Puget Sound's pelagic food web

Linda Rhodes, United States. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Anne Baxter, Northwest Fisheries Science Center (U.S.)
Zack Oyafuso, University of Hawai'i
Jason Hall, Northwest Fisheries Science Center (U.S.)
Sean Naman, University of British Columbia
Casimir Rice, United States. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Joshua Chamberlin, Northwest Fisheries Science Center (U.S.)
Correigh Greene, United States. National Marine Fisheries Service

Room 611-612

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Session S-01D: Pelagic Ecology in the Salish Sea I

Physical attributes of nearshore waters across greater Puget Sound, with an emphasis on dissolved oxygen and pH

Jason Hall, Northwest Fisheries Science Center (U.S.)
Linda Rhodes, United States. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Christopher Krembs, Washington (State). Department of Ecology
Correigh Greene, United States. National Marine Fisheries Service
Casimir Rice, United States. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Joshua Chamberlin, Northwest Fisheries Science Center (U.S.)

Room 611-612

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Session S-01D: Pelagic Ecology in the Salish Sea I

The influence of land use on the nearshore pelagic foodweb

Correigh Greene, United States. National Marine Fisheries Service
Casimir Rice, United States. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Linda Rhodes, United States. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Jason Hall, Northwest Fisheries Science Center (U.S.)
Joshua Chamberlin, Northwest Fisheries Science Center (U.S.)
Sean Naman, University of British Columbia
Anne Baxter, Northwest Fisheries Science Center (U.S.)
Jeffrey Cordell, University of Washington

Room 611-612

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Session S-01D: Pelagic Ecology in the Salish Sea I

Trophic structure of pelagic fish and jellyfish across spatial and seasonal gradients in the greater Puget Sound

Sean Naman, University of British Columbia
Correigh Greene, United States. National Marine Fisheries Service
Casimir Rice, United States. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Linda Rhodes, United States. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Jason Hall, Northwest Fisheries Science Center (U.S.)
Joshua Chamberlin, Northwest Fisheries Science Center (U.S.)

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Room 611-612

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

1:30 PM

Session S-02D: Pelagic Ecology in the Salish Sea II

Assessing regional patterns of juvenile salmon growth in the Salish Sea

Meredith Journey, University of Washington. School of Aquatic & Fishery Sciences
Marc Trudel, Pacific Biological Station
Chrys Neville, Pacific Biological Station
Ruston Sweeting, Pacific Biological Station
Brian Beckman, United States. National Marine Fisheries Service

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Room 611-612

1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Session S-02D: Pelagic Ecology in the Salish Sea II

Effects of hypoxia on the seasonal cycle of zooplankton communities in Puget Sound, WA

Julie Keister
Amanda Winans, University of Washinton
Bethellee Herrmann, University of Washington

Room 611-612

1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Session S-02D: Pelagic Ecology in the Salish Sea II

Nearshore and offshore feeding of juvenile salmon and forage fish in the Salish Sea

Iris Kemp, Long Live the Kings (Organization)
Ruston Sweeting, Pacific Biological Station
Ben Garfinkel, Oberlin College
David Beauchamp, University of Washington

Room 611-612

1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Session S-02D: Pelagic Ecology in the Salish Sea II

Patterns and drivers of nearshore particulate organic matter composition

Alexander Lowe, University of Washington
Aaron Galloway, University of Washington

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Room 611-612

1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Session S-02D: Pelagic Ecology in the Salish Sea II

Temporal and spatial variation in springtime ichthyoplankton assemblages in Puget Sound: the search for an ecological baseline

Jessica Randall, Northwest Fisheries Science Center (U.S.)
Correigh Greene, United States. National Marine Fisheries Service
Timothy Essington, University of Washington
Casimir Rice, United States. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Morgan Busby, United States. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Rick Brodeur, United States. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Toby Auth, United States. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

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Room 611-612

1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Session S-02D: Pelagic Ecology in the Salish Sea II

Trophic position of jellyfish in the pelagic food web of Hood Canal

Pamela Moriarty, University of Washington
Timothy Essington, University of Washington
John Horne
Julie Keister
Sandra Parker-Setter

Room 611-612

1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

3:30 PM

Session S-03D: Forage Fish Research and Protection in the Salish Sea

Addressing the Data Gap for Intertidal Forage Fish Spawning Habitat in British Columbia

Ramona De Graaf, Sea Watch Society
Daniel Penttila, Salish Sea Biological

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Room 611-612

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Session S-03D: Forage Fish Research and Protection in the Salish Sea

Biocomplexity in Pacific herring (Clupea pallasii) of Puget Sound, USA

Margaret Siple, University of Washington
Tessa Francis, Puget Sound Institute
Daniel Schindler, University of Washington

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Room 611-612

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Session S-03D: Forage Fish Research and Protection in the Salish Sea

Estimating recreational harvest of surf smelt Hypomesus pretiosus via a combined access point and roving creel count design

Kurt Stick, Washington (State). Department of Fish and Wildlife
Dayv Lowry, Washington (State). Department of Fish and Wildlife
Adam Lindquist, Washington (State). Department of Fish and Wildlife

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Room 611-612

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Session S-03D: Forage Fish Research and Protection in the Salish Sea

Fish and Zooplankton Distributions in a Seasonally Hypoxic Fjord

Mei Sato, University of Washington
John Horne, University of Washington
Sandra Parker-Stetter, University of Washington

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Room 611-612

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Session S-03D: Forage Fish Research and Protection in the Salish Sea

Pacific Herring Spawns Provide Temporal Subsidies to Nearshore Ecosystems

Margot Hessing-Lewis, Hakai Network for Coastal People
Brittany Keeling
Christina McKenzie, Simon Fraser University
Anne Salomon, Simon Fraser University

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Room 611-612

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Session S-03D: Forage Fish Research and Protection in the Salish Sea

Quantitative Assessment of Intertidal Forage Fish Embryos

Shannon Miller, Point No Point Treaty Council
Randy Hatch, Point No Point Treaty Council
John Hagan, Point No Point Treaty Council Generated: 5/23/2014 12:00 PM Page 22 of 99 2014 Salish Sea Ecosystem Conference

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Room 611-612

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Thursday, May 1st
8:30 AM

Session S-04D: Marine Birds and Mammals of the Salish Sea: Identifying Patterns and Causes of Change - I

The Salish Sea Ecosystem in FishBase and SeaLifeBase

Maria Lourdes Palomares, Fisheries Centre
Nicolas Bailly, WorldFish
Patricia Yap, FIN
Daniel Pauly, Fisheries Centre

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Room 611-612

8:30 AM - 10:00 AM

Session S-04D: Marine Birds and Mammals of the Salish Sea: Identifying Patterns and Causes of Change - I

Status and Trends of the Salish Sea's Marine Birds

Scott Pearson
Karen Barry, Bird Studies Canada
Peter Davidson, Bird Studies Canada
Joseph Evenson, Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife
Martin Raphael, United States. Forest Service
Toby Ross, Seattle Audubon Society
Eric Ward, United States. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

Room 611-612

8:30 AM - 10:00 AM

Session S-04D: Marine Birds and Mammals of the Salish Sea: Identifying Patterns and Causes of Change - I

Anthropogenic threats to humpback whales in the Salish Sea: insights from northeastern Vancouver Island

Christie McMillan, Marine Education and Research Society
Jackie Hildering, Marine Education and Research Society
Jared Towers, Marine Education and Research Society

Room 611-612

8:30 AM - 10:00 AM

Session S-04D: Marine Birds and Mammals of the Salish Sea: Identifying Patterns and Causes of Change - I

New insights into seasonal foraging ranges and migrations of minke whales from the Salish Sea and coastal British Columbia.

Jared Towers, Marine Education and Research Society
Christie McMillan, Marine Education and Research Society
Mark Malleson
Jackie Hildering, Marine Education and Research Society
John Ford, Canada. Department of Fisheries and Oceans
Graeme Ellis, Canada. Department of Fisheries and Oceans

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Room 611-612

8:30 AM - 10:00 AM

Session S-04D: Marine Birds and Mammals of the Salish Sea: Identifying Patterns and Causes of Change - I

Using acoustic recording tags to investigate anthropogenic sound exposure and effects on behavior in endangered killer whales (Orcinus orca)

Marla Holt, Northwest Fisheries Science Center (U.S.)
Brad Hanson
Candice Emmons, Northwest Fisheries Science Center (U.S.)
Juliana Houghton, University of Washington
Deborah Giles, University of California
robin Baird, Cascadia Research
Jeff Hogan, Cascadia Research

Room 611-612

8:30 AM - 10:00 AM

Session S-04D: Marine Birds and Mammals of the Salish Sea: Identifying Patterns and Causes of Change - I

Something strange is happening with Harlequin Ducks in the Salish Sea

Sean Boyd, Canada. Environment Canada

Room 611-612

8:30 AM - 10:00 AM

10:30 AM

Session S-05D: Marine Birds and Mammals of the Salish Sea: Identifying Patterns and Causes of Change - II

Common risks among declining marine predators suggests ecosystem change

Ignacio Vilchis, Scripps Institution of Oceanography
Joseph Gaydos, The SeaDoc Society
Christine Johnson
Scott Pearson
Joseph Evenson, Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife
Karen Barry, Bird Studies Canada
Peter Davidson, Bird Studies Canada
Martin Raphael, United States. Forest Service

Room 611-612

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Session S-05D: Marine Birds and Mammals of the Salish Sea: Identifying Patterns and Causes of Change - II

Spatio-temporal dynamics of Marbled Murrelet hotspots during nesting in nearshore waters along the Washington to California coast

Martin Raphael, United States. Forest Service
Andrew Shirk, University of Washington
Gary Falxa, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Scott Pearson

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Room 611-612

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Session S-05D: Marine Birds and Mammals of the Salish Sea: Identifying Patterns and Causes of Change - II

A century of change in trophic feeding level in diet specialist and generalist marine birds of the Salish Sea

Peter Arcese
Ryan Norris, Univ. of Guelph
Louise Blight
Keith Hobson, Canada. Environment Canada
Scott Wilson
Elsie Krebs, Canada. Environment Canada

Room 611-612

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Session S-05D: Marine Birds and Mammals of the Salish Sea: Identifying Patterns and Causes of Change - II

Factors affecting Southern Resident killer whale growth and recovery

Brad Hanson
Eric Ward, United States. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Mike Ford
Sandie O'Neill
Ken Balcomb, Center for Whale Research

Room 611-612

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

1:30 PM

Session S-06D: Marine Survival of Salmon and Steelhead: the Salish Sea Marine Survival Project

Survival Patterns of Wild and Hatchery Coho Salmon in the Salish Sea

Mara Zimmerman, Washington (State). Department of Fish and Wildlife
James Irvine, Canada. Department of Fisheries and Oceans
Ruston Sweeting, Pacific Biological Station
Megan O'Neill, Stantec Consulting
Joshua Weinheimer, Washington (State). Department of Fish and Wildlife
Marc Trudel, Pacific Biological Station
Joseph Anderson, Washington (State). Department of Fish and Wildlife
Correigh Greene, United States. National Marine Fisheries Service
David Preikshot, Madrone Environmental
Thomas Buehrens, Washington (State). Department of Fish and Wildlife
Dave Beauchamp, Washington Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit
Chrys Neville, Pacific Biological Station

Room 611-612

1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Session S-06D: Marine Survival of Salmon and Steelhead: the Salish Sea Marine Survival Project

Marine Survival of Puget Sound Chinook salmon-New studies on size-selective mortality and critical growth periods

David Beauchamp, University of Washington

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Room 611-612

1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Session S-06D: Marine Survival of Salmon and Steelhead: the Salish Sea Marine Survival Project

Oceanography of Cowichan Bay: A background view for early marine survival of Chinook and Coho salmon

Eddy Carmack, Canada. Department of Fisheries and Oceans
Buzz Holling
Svein Vagle, Institute of Ocean Sciences, Patricia Bay
Mike Dempsey, Institute of Ocean Sciences, Patricia Bay
Jane Eert, Institute of Ocean Sciences, Patricia Bay
Sarah Zimmerman, Institute of Ocean Sciences, Patricia Bay
Moira Galbraith
Charles Hannah
Cedar Chittenden
Bill Williams, Institute of Ocean Sciences, Patricia Bay

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Room 611-612

1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Session S-06D: Marine Survival of Salmon and Steelhead: the Salish Sea Marine Survival Project

Early marine survival of steelhead smolts in Puget Sound

Megan Moore, United States. National Marine Fisheries Service
Barry Berejikian, United States. National Marine Fisheries Service
Fred Goetz, United States. Army Corps of Engineers
Thomas Quinn, University of Washington
Sayre Hodgson, Nisqually Indian Tribe
Ed Connor, Seattle City Light
Andrew Berger, Puyallup Indian Tribe

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Room 611-612

1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Session S-06D: Marine Survival of Salmon and Steelhead: the Salish Sea Marine Survival Project

Puget Sound steelhead marine survival trends: what’s happening to our fish out there?

Neala Kendall, WA Dept. of Fish & Wildlife

Room 611-612

1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Session S-06D: Marine Survival of Salmon and Steelhead: the Salish Sea Marine Survival Project

An overview of the Salish Sea Marine Survival Project: U.S.-Canada integration

Michael Schmidt, Long Live the Kings (Organization)
Brian Riddell, Pacific Salmon Foundation

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Room 611-612

1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

3:30 PM

Session S-07D: Marine Survival of Salmon and Steelhead: the Salish Sea Marine Survival Project

Movements of sub-adult Chinook salmon, Oncorhynchus tshawytscha, in Puget Sound, Washington, as indicated by ultrasonic tracking

Anna Kagley, Northwest Fisheries Science Center (U.S.)
Joe Smith, University of Washington
Thomas Quinn, University of Washington
Kurt Fresh, Northwest Fisheries Science Center (U.S.)
Joshua Chamberlin, Northwest Fisheries Science Center (U.S.)
Dawn Spilsbury-Pucci, University of Washington
Stephanie Moore, Northwest Fisheries Science Center (U.S.)

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Room 611-612

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Session S-07D: Marine Survival of Salmon and Steelhead: the Salish Sea Marine Survival Project

Developing and optimizing a coordinated Salish Sea zooplankton monitoring program

Julie Keister
David Mackas, Canada. Department of Fisheries and Oceans

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Room 611-612

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Session S-07D: Marine Survival of Salmon and Steelhead: the Salish Sea Marine Survival Project

Assessing the threat of toxic contaminants to early marine survival of Chinook salmon in the Salish Sea

Sandie O'Neill
James West, Washington (State). Department of Fish and Wildlife
Gina Ylitalo
Andrea Carey, Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife
Laurie Niewolny, Washington (State). Department of Fish and Wildlife
Jennifer Lanksbury, Washington (State). Department of Fish and Wildlife
Lyndal Johnson

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Room 611-612

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Session S-07D: Marine Survival of Salmon and Steelhead: the Salish Sea Marine Survival Project

Modelling Ecosystem Processes Acting On Upper Trophic Level Managed Species in the Salish Sea – Lessons Learned and Future Goals

David Preikshot, Madrone Environmental
Chris Harvey, Northwest Fisheries Science Center (U.S.)
Ian Perry, Canada. Department of Fisheries and Oceans

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Room 611-612

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Session S-07D: Marine Survival of Salmon and Steelhead: the Salish Sea Marine Survival Project

Development of a head-mounted satellite-linked PIT tag reader for seals and sea lions

Austen Thomas, University of British Columbia
Albert Franzheim, Wildlife Computers
Todd Lindstrom, Wildlife Computers
Warren Leach, Oregon RFID
Andrew Trites, University of British Columbia
Brian Battaile, University of British Columbia

Room 611-612

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Session S-07D: Marine Survival of Salmon and Steelhead: the Salish Sea Marine Survival Project

Do chemically contaminated river estuaries in Puget Sound (WA, USA) affect the survival rate of hatchery-reared Chinook salmon?

James Meador, United States. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

Room 611-612

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

5:00 PM

Session S-01D: Pelagic Ecology in the Salish Sea I

Temporal Distribution of Plankton in the Mid-Puget Sound Region

Brianne Ankenman

Room 6C

5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

Session S-01D: Pelagic Ecology in the Salish Sea I

Distribution of epipelagic biomass in Puget Sound over the summer

Iris Kemp, Long Live the Kings (Organization)

Room 6C

5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

Session S-01D: Pelagic Ecology in the Salish Sea I

Bacterial community structures in pelagic waters of greater Puget Sound

Anne Baxter, Northwest Fisheries Science Center (U.S.)

Room 6C

5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

Session S-01D: Pelagic Ecology in the Salish Sea I

Nutrient Driven Shifts in the Plankton Communities in Possession Sound

Alexis Dittoe

Room 6C

5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

Session S-01D: Pelagic Ecology in the Salish Sea I

Phytoplankton temporal and spatial variations in Budd Inlet, south Puget Sound during summer 2013

Gus Robertson

Room 6C

5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

Session S-03D: Forage Fish Research and Protection in the Salish Sea

An introduced pathogenic yeast may have caused the crash of the Strait of Georgia Neocalanus plumchrus and Cherry Point herring

Randall Marshall

Room 6C

5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

Session S-03D: Forage Fish Research and Protection in the Salish Sea

New methods improve forage fish egg detection efficiency

Phillip Dionne

Room 6C

5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

Session S-03D: Forage Fish Research and Protection in the Salish Sea

Connecting Communities to the Salish Sea - The Great BC Egg Hunt - Protecting Forage Fish Habitats

Ramona De Graaf, Sea Watch Society

Room 6C

5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

Session S-03D: Forage Fish Research and Protection in the Salish Sea

Washington Department of Natural Resources - Aquaitic Reserves Program – Puget Sound Corps Team Forage Fish Spawning Habitat Surveys

Geoffrey Mayhew

Room 6C

5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

Session S-03D: Forage Fish Research and Protection in the Salish Sea

Nearshore function for forage fish: Defining, protecting, and restoring the critical ecosystem of the Elwha nearshore and Salish Sea.

Leif Wefferling

Room 6C

5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

Session S-03D: Forage Fish Research and Protection in the Salish Sea

Delta and nearshore habitat use by juvenile salmon and forage fish in the Nisqually Reach in relation to restoration and other factors

Mike Hayes

Room 6C

5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

Session S-03D: Forage Fish Research and Protection in the Salish Sea

Shifting baselines in Puget Sound: population abundance of Pacific herring and its use by Native Americans over the millennia

Eleni Petrou

Room 6C

5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

Session S-03D: Forage Fish Research and Protection in the Salish Sea

Washington State Department of Natural Resources – Aquatic Reserves Program Puget SoundCorps Team

Geoffrey Mayhew

Room 6C

5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

Session S-04D: Marine Birds and Mammals of the Salish Sea: Identifying Patterns and Causes of Change - I

Conjoined fetal twins in a harbor seal (Phoca vitulina)

Jennifer Olson

Room 6C

5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

Session S-04D: Marine Birds and Mammals of the Salish Sea: Identifying Patterns and Causes of Change - I

Genetic Analysis of River Otters in Possession Sound

Elayna Sams

Room 6C

5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

Session S-04D: Marine Birds and Mammals of the Salish Sea: Identifying Patterns and Causes of Change - I

Purple Martins Along the King County Marine Shoreline: Citizen Conservation Efforts

Jean Power

Room 6C

5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

Session S-04D: Marine Birds and Mammals of the Salish Sea: Identifying Patterns and Causes of Change - I

Mortality Related to Spotted Ratfish (Hydrolagus colliei) in Pacific Harbor Seals (Phoca vitulina) in Washington State

Adrianne Akmajian

Room 6C

5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

Session S-04D: Marine Birds and Mammals of the Salish Sea: Identifying Patterns and Causes of Change - I

Breeding Pigeon Guillemots on Whidbey Island: A Six Year Study

Frances Wood

Room 6C

5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

Session S-04D: Marine Birds and Mammals of the Salish Sea: Identifying Patterns and Causes of Change - I

Determination of Tidal Influence on Lontra Canadensis through Remote Monitoring

Sierra Reed

Room 6C

5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

Session S-05D: Marine Birds and Mammals of the Salish Sea: Identifying Patterns and Causes of Change - II

DNA and Diet Analysis of Lontra canadensis in the Possession Sound Estuary and the Snohomish River

Jamie Kisela

Room 6C

5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

Session S-05D: Marine Birds and Mammals of the Salish Sea: Identifying Patterns and Causes of Change - II

Insights through response to live-strandings of harbour porpoise by the Vancouver Aquarium’s Marine Mammal Rescue Centre: the secretive life of a very common cetacean

Martin Haulena, Vancouver Aquarium

Room 6C

5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

Session S-05D: Marine Birds and Mammals of the Salish Sea: Identifying Patterns and Causes of Change - II

Recent trends of vessel activities in proximity to cetaceans in the central Salish Sea

Eric Eisenhardt

Room 6C

5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

Session S-05D: Marine Birds and Mammals of the Salish Sea: Identifying Patterns and Causes of Change - II

Assessing limitations to harbor porpoise (Phocoena phocoena) habitat utilization through the quantification of physiological adaptations for diving

Dawn Noren

Room 6C

5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

Session S-05D: Marine Birds and Mammals of the Salish Sea: Identifying Patterns and Causes of Change - II

Animal diet quantification using high-throughput DNA sequencing: Moving from precision to accuracy

Austen Thomas, University of British Columbia

Room 6C

5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

Session S-05D: Marine Birds and Mammals of the Salish Sea: Identifying Patterns and Causes of Change - II

Fin Whales in the Salish Sea

Jared Towers, Marine Education and Research Society

Room 6C

5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

Session S-06D: Marine Survival of Salmon and Steelhead: the Salish Sea Marine Survival Project

Resilient and Effective Ecosystem Governance: The Abbotsford-Sumas Aquifer International Task Force Two Decades Later

Stephanie Messa

Room 6C

5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

Session S-08D: Salmon Recovery: Implementation and Progress I

The Japanese Gulch Fish Passage Story

Ruth Park

Room 6C

5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

Session S-08D: Salmon Recovery: Implementation and Progress I

Evaluating uncertainty from different sources for population viability analysis under climate change scenarios – what does management need to know? A case study of threatened Chinook salmon

Lisa G. Crozier

Room 6C

5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

Session S-08D: Salmon Recovery: Implementation and Progress I

Freshwater and marine indicators of salmon productivity from British Columbia to California and an assessment of risk using climate change projections

Jennifer L. Gosselin

Room 6C

5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

Session S-08D: Salmon Recovery: Implementation and Progress I

Mass Marking with Salmon Otoliths

Stefanie Orlaineta

Room 6C

5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

Session S-08D: Salmon Recovery: Implementation and Progress I

Doc Weathers Creek, The Narrows and Puget Sound’s Survival (a Salmon Recovery presentation)

Mark Overland

Room 6C

5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

Session S-08D: Salmon Recovery: Implementation and Progress I

Trophic distress of juvenile salmon in Johnstone/Queen Charlotte Strait?

Brian Beckman

Room 6C

5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

Session S-08D: Salmon Recovery: Implementation and Progress I

Juvenile Chinook Outmigration in Howe Sound

Edith Tobe

Room 6C

5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

Session S-08D: Salmon Recovery: Implementation and Progress I

Bringing chum salmon back to Cooper Creek: expected and unanticipated consequences for fish and people.

Deborah Rudnick

Room 6C

5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

Session S-09D: Salmon Recovery: Implementation and Progress II

Mapping Nearshore Nodal Habitat of Juvenile Salmonids within the Hood Canal and Admiralty Inlet

Hans Daubenberger

Room 6C

5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

Session S-09E: Marine, Freshwater and Terrestrial Species: Threats and Conservation

Temporal and spatial patterns of Olympia oyster settlement in Fidalgo Bay, WA

Kristin Neuneker

Room 6C

5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

Session S-09E: Marine, Freshwater and Terrestrial Species: Threats and Conservation

Decadal ecological change on Kukutali Preserve, Washington

Courtney Greiner

Room 6C

5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

Session S-09E: Marine, Freshwater and Terrestrial Species: Threats and Conservation

Shifts in energy elucidate responses to changes in the environment in Mytilus trossulus

Michelle McCartha

Room 6C

5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

Session S-09E: Marine, Freshwater and Terrestrial Species: Threats and Conservation

Patterns of Disease of the Purple Sea Urchin, Strongylocentrotus purpuratus, on the Olympic Peninsula, WA

Katherine Holt

Room 6C

5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

Session S-09E: Marine, Freshwater and Terrestrial Species: Threats and Conservation

Fishes of the Salish Sea: Puget Sound and the Straits of Georgia and Juan De Fuca

Ted Pietsch

Room 6C

5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

Session S-09E: Marine, Freshwater and Terrestrial Species: Threats and Conservation

Effects of habitat restoration on bird diversity and abundance in the Whatcom Creek corridor

Erin Matthews

Room 6C

5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

Session S-09E: Marine, Freshwater and Terrestrial Species: Threats and Conservation

Pre-settlement Forests Reconstructed from 19th-C Land Survey Witness Trees

Tom Schroeder

Room 6C

5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

Session S-09E: Marine, Freshwater and Terrestrial Species: Threats and Conservation

The effect of prescribed burning on the abundance of Fragaria virginiana (wild strawberry) and Camassia quamash (blue camas) in Glacial Heritage Preserve

Alaina Orr

Room 6C

5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

Session S-09E: Marine, Freshwater and Terrestrial Species: Threats and Conservation

Invasive New Zealand mudsnails in mid Puget Sound (Salish Sea) lowland water courses

Sally Bartley Abella

Room 6C

5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

Session S-09E: Marine, Freshwater and Terrestrial Species: Threats and Conservation

Region 6 (Vashon Island area) Dungeness crab survey

George Stearns

Room 6C

5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

Session S-09E: Marine, Freshwater and Terrestrial Species: Threats and Conservation

Salish Sea Marine Sanctuary & Coastal Trail

Douglas Tolchin

Room 6C

5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

Session S-09E: Marine, Freshwater and Terrestrial Species: Threats and Conservation

Narrowing the search for European green crab in Washington’s inland waters

Jeffrey Adams, Washington Sea Grant Program

Room 6C

5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

Session S-10D: Cross-Habitat Linkages and Landscape Scale Approaches to Ecosystem Management

High-resolution monitoring of sea-surface and water column properties in the Strait of Georgia and Saanich Inlet: New instrumentation on the VENUS coastal cabled observatory

Akash Sastri

Room 6C

5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

Session S-10D: Cross-Habitat Linkages and Landscape Scale Approaches to Ecosystem Management

The use of stable nitrogen isotopes in Fucus gardneri to evaluate landscape-level and small-scale anthropogenic inputs to Puget Sound

Traci Sanderson

Room 6C

5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

Session S-10D: Cross-Habitat Linkages and Landscape Scale Approaches to Ecosystem Management

Influence of the Duwamish River on water quality in Elliott Bay, Seattle, WA

Wendy Eash-Loucks

Room 6C

5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

Session S-10D: Cross-Habitat Linkages and Landscape Scale Approaches to Ecosystem Management

Point No Point Treaty Council’s Riparian Vegetation Assessment Project

Cynthia Rossi

Room 6C

5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

Friday, May 2nd
8:30 AM

Session S-08D: Salmon Recovery: Implementation and Progress I

Applying a Common Adaptive Management Framework to Chinook and Ecosystem Recovery in Puget Sound

Stacy Vynne, Puget Sound Partnership
Jeanette Dorner, Puget Sound Partnership
Jacques White, Long Live the Kings (Organization)
Kari Stiles, Puget Sound Partnership
Leska Fore, Puget Sound Partnership
Abby Hook, Hook-Knauer
Laura Blackmore, Cascadia Consulting

Room 611-612

8:30 AM - 10:00 AM

Session S-08D: Salmon Recovery: Implementation and Progress I

Size-selective mortality during freshwater and marine life stages of steelhead related to freshwater growth in the Skagit River, Washington

Jamie Thompson, R2 Resource Consultants
Dave Beauchamp, Washington Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit

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Room 611-612

8:30 AM - 10:00 AM

Session S-08D: Salmon Recovery: Implementation and Progress I

Life-history diversity and productivity of Puget Sound Chinook salmon

Joseph Anderson, Washington (State). Department of Fish and Wildlife
Peter Topping, Washington (State). Department of Fish and Wildlife
Clayton Kinsel, Washington (State). Department of Fish and Wildlife
Matthew Klungle, Washington (State). Department of Fish and Wildlife
Kelly Kiyohara, Washington (State). Department of Fish and Wildlife
Joshua Weinheimer, Washington (State). Department of Fish and Wildlife

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Room 611-612

8:30 AM - 10:00 AM

Session S-08D: Salmon Recovery: Implementation and Progress I

Restoration of the Nisqually River Delta and increased rearing opportunities for salmonids

Kelley Turner
Christopher Ellings, Nisqually Indian Tribe
John Takekawa, Geological Survey (U.S.)
Isa Woo, Geological Survey (U.S.)
Eric Grossman, U.S. Geological Survey
Aaron David
Jennifer Cutler, Nisqually Tribe
Sayre Hodgson, Nisqually Indian Tribe

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Room 611-612

8:30 AM - 10:00 AM

Session S-08D: Salmon Recovery: Implementation and Progress I

Combining site level project monitoring with system wide ecosystem surveillance: providing a landscape context for salmon restoration projects in the Snohomish River estuary.

Joshua Chamberlin, Northwest Fisheries Science Center (U.S.)
Casimir Rice, United States. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Jason Hall, Northwest Fisheries Science Center (U.S.)
Todd Zackey, Tulalip Tribes
Frank Leonetti, Snohomish County
Mike Rustay, Snohomish County
kurt Fresh, Northwest Fisheries Science Center (U.S.)
Phil Roni, Northwest Fisheries Science Center (U.S.)

Room 611-612

8:30 AM - 10:00 AM

Session S-08D: Salmon Recovery: Implementation and Progress I

Pre-project monitoring of the Qwuloolt restoration in the Snohomish River Estuary

Todd Zackey, Tulalip Tribes
Casimir Rice, United States. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Joshua Chamberlin, Northwest Fisheries Science Center (U.S.)
Jason Hall, Northwest Fisheries Science Center (U.S.)
Holly Zox, One Horse Enterprises
Jason Schilling, The Tulalip Tribes
Phil Roni, Northwest Fisheries Science Center (U.S.)

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Room 611-612

8:30 AM - 10:00 AM

10:30 AM

Session S-09D: Salmon Recovery: Implementation and Progress II

Size-selective mortality and bioenergetic limitations of juvenile steelhead under different freshwater environmental constraints in the Skagit River, Washington

Jamie Thompson, R2 Resource Consultants
Dave Beauchamp, Washington Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit

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Room 611-612

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Session S-09D: Salmon Recovery: Implementation and Progress II

Ultrasonic Telemetry Reveals Seasonal Variation in Depth Distribution and Diel Vertical Migrations of Sub-Adult Chinook and Coho Salmon in Puget Sound

Joseph Smith, University of Washington
kurt Fresh, Northwest Fisheries Science Center (U.S.)
Anna Kagley, Northwest Fisheries Science Center (U.S.)
Thomas Quinn, University of Washington

Room 611-612

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Session S-09D: Salmon Recovery: Implementation and Progress II

Juvenile Life History Strategies of Selected Chinook Salmon Spawning Populations within Puget Sound and the Columbia River, as Inferred From Otolith Microchemistry

Lance Campbell, Washington (State). Department of Fish and Wildlife

Room 611-612

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Session S-09D: Salmon Recovery: Implementation and Progress II

The Role of Citizen Science in Restoring Salmon and Salmon Habitat to the Suquamish Tribe's Port Madison Indian Reservation's Cowling Creek Watershed

Paul Dorn, Suquamish Tribal Fisheries
Dick D'Archangel, Friends of Miller Bay
Jill Wetzel, Suquamish Tribe

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Room 611-612

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Session S-09D: Salmon Recovery: Implementation and Progress II

Variation in juvenile Chinook salmon diet composition and foraging success between two estuaries with contrasting land-use histories

Aaron David, University of Washington
Charles Simenstad, University of Washington School of Aquatic and Fishery Science
Jeffrey Cordell, University of Washington
Jason Toft, University of Washington
Christopher Ellings, Nisqually Indian Tribe
Ayesha Gray, Earth Design Consultants
Hans Berge, King County

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Room 611-612

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Session S-09D: Salmon Recovery: Implementation and Progress II

How Are the Fish Doing? Development and implementation of sixteen watershed monitoring and adaptive management programs for recovery of Puget Sound Chinook

Stacy Vynne, Puget Sound Partnership
Jeanette Dorner, Puget Sound Partnership
Leska Fore, Puget Sound Partnership
Kari Stiles, Puget Sound Partnership
Jacques White, Long Live the Kings (Organization)
Abby Hook, Hook-Knauer
Laura Blackmore, Cascadia Consulting

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Room 611-612

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Session S-09E: Marine, Freshwater and Terrestrial Species: Threats and Conservation

Monitoring the movements of a critical marine resource: tracking a forage fish in Puget Sound

Theresa Liedtke, Geological Survey (U.S.)
Ryan Tomka, Geological Survey (U.S.)
Collin Smith, Geological Survey (U.S.)
Lisa Gee, Geological Survey (U.S.)
Dennis Rondorf, Geological Survey (U.S.)

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Room 613-614

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Session S-09E: Marine, Freshwater and Terrestrial Species: Threats and Conservation

The Relationship of Oak Gall Size to Lichen Proximity on Quercus garryana

Garrett Noyd, Student Of Seattle Academy
Alex Nelson, Student of Seattle Academy

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Room 613-614

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Session S-09E: Marine, Freshwater and Terrestrial Species: Threats and Conservation

Observations on abundance of bluntnose sixgill sharks, Hexanchus griseus, in an urban waterway in the Salish Sea, 2003-2012

Shawn Larson, Seattle Aquarium
Denise Griffing, Seattle Aquarium
Jeff Christiansen, Seattle Aquarium
Joel Hollander, Seattle Aquarium
Tim Carpenter, Seattle Aquarium

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Room 613-614

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Session S-09E: Marine, Freshwater and Terrestrial Species: Threats and Conservation

Captive and free-ranging sea star disease findings from the Seattle, Washington, waterfront during the 2013 sea star ‘wasting disease’ unusual mortality event

Lesanna Lahner, Seattle Aquarium
Martin Haulena, Vancouver Aquarium
Michael Garner, NorthWest ZooPath
Drew Harvell, Cornell University
Ian Hewson, Cornell University
Tim Carpenter, Seattle Aquarium
Jeff Christiansen, Seattle Aquarium

Room 613-614

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Session S-09E: Marine, Freshwater and Terrestrial Species: Threats and Conservation

Species of Concern within the Salish Sea nearly double between 2002 and 2013

Jacqlynn Zier, SeaDoc Society
Joseph Gaydos, The SeaDoc Society

Room 613-614

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Session S-09E: Marine, Freshwater and Terrestrial Species: Threats and Conservation

Drill, baby, drill: Invasive oyster drills are the main driver of native oyster mortality at a restoration site

Emily Grason, University of Washington
Eric Buhle, NOAA Northwest Fisheries Science Center

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Room 613-614

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Session S-09E: Marine, Freshwater and Terrestrial Species: Threats and Conservation

Wasting syndrome in sea stars along the west coast of North America.

Benjamin Miner, Western Washington University
Melissa Miner, University of Calgary
Ian Hewson, Cornell University
Drew Harvell, Cornell University
Pete Raimondi

Room 613-614

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

1:30 PM

Session S-10D: Cross-Habitat Linkages and Landscape Scale Approaches to Ecosystem Management

How Much City is Too Much City? Diversity and Ecosystem Functions Along an Urban Gradient in Puget Sound

Jameal Samhouri, Northwest Fisheries Science Center (U.S.)
Andrew Shelton, United States. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Blake Feist, United States. National Marine Fisheries Service
Greg Williams, United States. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Krista Bartz, United States. National Park Service
Mindi Sheer, Northwest Fisheries Science Center (U.S.)
Phillip Levin, United States. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

Room 611-612

1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Session S-10D: Cross-Habitat Linkages and Landscape Scale Approaches to Ecosystem Management

Herring reproductive success in Puget Sound: spawning habitat availability and quality, spatial variation in egg survival, and the specter of habitat limitation

Andrew Ole Shelton, Northwest Fisheries Science Center (U.S.)
Greg Williams, Northwest Fisheries Science Center (U.S.)
Tessa Francis, University of Washington, Tacoma. Puget Sound Institute
Kurt Stick, Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife
Phillip S. Levin, Northwest Fisheries Science Center (U.S.)

Room 611-612

1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Session S-10D: Cross-Habitat Linkages and Landscape Scale Approaches to Ecosystem Management

Incorporating Puget Sound Lowland Streams in Marine Shoreline Prioritization

Scott Steltzner, Squaxin Island Tribe
Kyle Brakensiek, Private Consultant
Brian McTeague, Squaxin Island Tribe

Room 611-612

1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Session S-10D: Cross-Habitat Linkages and Landscape Scale Approaches to Ecosystem Management

Can we have our herring and eat our salmon too? A qualitative approach to modeling trade-offs in the Puget Sound food web

Tessa Francis, Puget Sound Institute
Chris Harvey, Northwest Fisheries Science Center (U.S.)
Michael Carey, USGS Alaska Water Science Center

Room 611-612

1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Session S-10D: Cross-Habitat Linkages and Landscape Scale Approaches to Ecosystem Management

The 2006-2009 Puget Sound Land-Use/Land-Cover Change Map

Kenneth Pierce, Washington (State). Department of Fish and Wildlife
Timothy Quinn
Jeanne Miller, Washington (State). Department of Fish and Wildlife
Kevin Samson, Washington (State). Department of Fish and Wildlife

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Room 611-612

1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Session S-10D: Cross-Habitat Linkages and Landscape Scale Approaches to Ecosystem Management

Marine riparian vegetation: Why we need to move beyond our understanding of freshwater riparian systems.

Mike Parton, Puget Sound Recovery Implementation Technical Team
Jim Brennan

Room 611-612

1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Session S-10E: Evaluation, Conservation and Restoration of Species Associated with High-Relief, Rocky Habitat in the Salish Sea

Nine years of rockfish surveys in the Strait of Juan de Fuca

Shawn Larson, Seattle Aquarium
Jeff Christiansen, Seattle Aquarium

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Room 613-614

1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Session S-10E: Evaluation, Conservation and Restoration of Species Associated with High-Relief, Rocky Habitat in the Salish Sea

Derelict Gillnets in the Salish Sea: Causes of Gillnet Loss, Extent of Accumulation and Development of a Predictive Transboundary Model

Kyle Antonelis, Natural Resource Consultants

Room 613-614

1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Session S-10E: Evaluation, Conservation and Restoration of Species Associated with High-Relief, Rocky Habitat in the Salish Sea

Facilitation of rockfish by octopus in the Salish Sea

Kevin Turner, University of Washington. Friday Harbor Labs
Derek Smith, University of Washington. Friday Harbor Labs
Michelle Brant, University of Washington
Kenneth Sebens, University of Washington. Friday Harbor Labs

Room 613-614

1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Session S-10E: Evaluation, Conservation and Restoration of Species Associated with High-Relief, Rocky Habitat in the Salish Sea

High connectivity among brown rockfish (Sebastes auriculatus) populations in Puget Sound: evidence from genetic parental identification, otolith microchemistry and oceanographic models

Lorenz Hauser, University of Washington
Maureen Hess, Columbia River Inter-Tribal Fish Commission
Larry LeClair, Washington (State). Department of Fish and Wildlife
Raymond Buckley, University of Washington
Mitsuhiro Kawase, University of Washington

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Room 613-614

1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Session S-10E: Evaluation, Conservation and Restoration of Species Associated with High-Relief, Rocky Habitat in the Salish Sea

Observed impacts of derelict fishing nets on rocky reef habitats and associated species in Puget Sound

Joan Drinkwin, Northwest Stratis Foundation
Kyle Antonelis, Natural Resource Consultants

Room 613-614

1:30 PM - 3:00 PM