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Pacific Great Blue Heron Population Monitoring on Vancouver Island and the Surrounding Gulf Islands

Trudy A. Chatwin, Ministry of Forests,Lands and Natural Resource Operations
Travis Heckford, Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations

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2016SSEC

2015 Olympia oyster, Ostrea lurida, brooding results from northern Puget Sound

Jackie E. Dexter, Swinomish Indian Tribal Community
Sarah K. Grossman, Swinomish Indian Tribal Community
Courtney M. Greiner, Swinomish Indian Tribal Community
Julie S. Barber, Swinomish Indian Tribal Community
James T. McArdle, Swinomish Indian Tribal Community

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2016SSEC

All hands on deck: Cooperative research sheds light on status of ESA-listed rockfish populations.

Kelly Andrews, NOAA's Northwest Fisheries Science Center
Krista Nichols, NOAA's Northwest Fisheries Science Center

2016SSEC

Abundance and Distribution of Pacific Sand Lance in San Juan Channel, WA

Laurel Speed, University of Washington - Friday Harbor Labs
Matthew Baker, University of Washington - Friday Harbor Labs

2016SSEC

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

Anna N. Kagley, NOAA Fisheries
Joseph Smith, University of Washington
Kurt Fresh, Northwest Fisheries Science Center (U.S.)
Kinsey Frick, United States. National Marine Fisheries Service
Thomas Quinn, University of Washington

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2016SSEC

Noise impacts on Southern Resident killer whales: a comparison of noise levels before and after U.S. vessel regulations

Marla M. Holt, NOAA NMFS Northwest Fisheries Science Center (U.S.)
Brad Hanson, NOAA NMFS NOAA NMFS Northwest Fisheries Science Center (U.S.)
Deborah Giles, University of California
Candice Emmons, NOAA NMFS Northwest Fisheries Science Center (U.S.)
Jeffery Hogan, Cascadia Research Collective

2016SSEC

Tracking smelt: using acoustic telemetry to fill knowledge gaps for forage fish

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

2016SSEC

Monitoring the growth and survival of larval herring on B.C. central coast

Sandra M. Emry, University of British Columbia
Midoli Bresch, Hakai Institute
Margot Hessing-Lewis, Simon Fraser University
Brian Hunt, University of British Columbia
Zach Monteith, Hakai Institute
Evgeny Pakhomov, University of British Columbia
Carolyn Prentice, Simon Fraser University
Kang Wang, University of British Columbia

2016SSEC

Non-invasive fecal analysis to evaluate stress in vulnerable marine mammals

Charles B. Rolsky, Arizona State University
Jesse Senko, Arizona State University
Rolf U. Halden, Arizona State University

2016SSEC

Who is that? Identifying individuals and creating a regional ID catalogue for the harbor porpoise in the Salish Sea

Cindy R. Elliser, Pacific Mammal Research
Katrina MacIver, Pacific Mammal Research

2016SSEC

Using citizen-science data to identify local hotspots of seabird occurrence

Chloe I. Beck, Seattle Audubon Society
Toby N. Ross, Seattle Audubon Society
Eric J. Ward, National Oceanographic and Athmosphere Administration
Kristin N. Marshall, National Oceanographic and Athmosphere Administration
Scott F. Pearson, Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife
Peter J. Hodum, University of Puget Sound

2016SSEC

What Are the Odds? Reframing Fitness in a Changing Environment

Ken Currens Ph.D., NW Indian Fisheries Commission

2016SSEC

Comparing Heavy Metal Concentrations in Human Hair and River Otter Fur

Mikayla Monroe, Ocean Research College Academy (ORCA)

2016SSEC

Relative Abundance of Sixgill Sharks (Hexanchus griseus) in Elliott Bay, Seattle, Washington

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

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2016SSEC

Habitat use and diet of juvenile surf smelt and Pacific sand lance in Puget Sound, Washington

Collin D. Smith, USGS
William R. Hurst, USGS
Theresa Liedtke, USGS

2016SSEC

Analysis of MODIS-Aqua imagery to determine phytoplankton phenology in the Strait of Georgia, Canada

Tyson K. Carswell MSc, Spectral Lab, University of Victoria
Maycira Costa, University of Victoria
Jim Gower Dr., Institue of Ocean Science, Department of Fisheries and Oceans Canada

2016SSEC

Creating a Mariner’s Guide to Whales of Western Canada: A Collaborative Approach to Cetacean Conservation

Bailey Eagan, Vancouver Aquarium

2016SSEC

Zooplankton status and trends in the Strait of Georgia, Canada in 2015, an unusually warm year

Kelly Young, Institute of Ocean Sciences, Fisheries and Oceans Canada
Moira Galbraith, Institute of Ocean Sciences, Fisheries and Oceans Canada
R. Ian Perry, Pacific Biological Station, Fisheries and Oceans Canada

2016SSEC

Simulating the Dispersal of Invasive Clams in a Freshwater Lake Using a Three-Dimensional Hydrodynamic Model; a prototype for Simulating Invasions in Marine Ecosystems

Elizabeth Kilanowski, Raincoast GeoResearch
Lambert Rubash

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2016SSEC

Larval Rockfish in the Snohomish River Estuary

Acacia J. Quidort, Ocean Research College Academy (ORCA)
Laura Peña, Ocean Research College Academy (ORCA)

2016SSEC

Tatalu: a transboundary watershed approach to species at risk conservation

Christy Juteau, A Rocha Canada
Andrew Baylis, A Rocha Canada

2016SSEC

Overcoming inertia - affecting postive outcomes for species at risk conservation

Pamela Zevit, South Coast Conservation Program
Christine Cooper, South Coast Conservation Program

2016SSEC

Do Cherry Point herring have a Fraser River connection?

Doug Hay, Nearshore Research

2016SSEC

Shared Waters – Southern Resident Killer Whales and Ferries Crossing the Border

Richard D. Huey Mr., Washington State Ferry System
Leslie James Ms., British Columbia Ferry Services Inc.

2016SSEC

Using coded-wire-tag recovery to investigate the early marine migration of juvenile salmon in the Strait of Georgia: implication for growth and survival

Dave Preikshot Dr, Pacific Biological Station, Fisheries and Oceans Canada
Chrys M. Neville, Pacific Biological Station, Fisheries and Oceans Canada
Marc Trudel Dr., Pacific Biological Station, Fisheries and Oceans Canada

2016SSEC

Variability in diet of juvenile Coho and Chinook salmon in the Strait of Georgia during their early marine residence

Chrys M. Neville, Pacific Biological Station, Fisheries and Oceans Canada
Mary E. Thiess, Pacific Biological Station, Fisheries and Oceans Canada
Dave Preikshot Dr, Pacific Biological Station, Fisheries and Oceans Canada
Ruston M. Sweeting Dr., Pacific Biological Station, Fisheries and Oceans Canada
Marc Trudel Dr., Pacific Biological Station, Fisheries and Oceans Canada

2016SSEC

Hood Canal Steelhead Project: A conservation hatchery program

Kathryn Joy L. Waltermire, Long Live the Kings

2016SSEC

Seasonal, Mortality, and Tidal Effects on Marine Mammal Abundance and Diversity in San Juan Channel Fall 2015

Julianne M. Dirks, University of Washington - Friday Harbor Labs

2016SSEC

Interrelationships of Marine Mammals, Pelagic Fish, and Tides at Different Spatial Scales in San Juan Channel, Fall 2015

Nathaniel Guilford, University of Washington - Friday Harbor Labs

2016SSEC

Modelling ship movements: Applications for noise exposure to the marine ecosystem

Norma Serra-Sogas Mrs, University of Victoria, Canada
Rosaline Canessa Dr, University of Victoria, Canada
Lauren McWhinnie Dr, University of Victoria, Canada

2016SSEC

Juvenile salmon smolt migrations through the Salish Sea: routes and survival of sockeye and steelhead

Scott G. Hinch, University Of British Columbia, Canada
Nathan B. Furey, University Of British Columbia, Canada
Steve J. Healy, University Of British Columbia, Canada
David W. Welch, Kintama Research
Erin L. Rechisky, Kintama Research
Aswea D. Porter, Kintama Research
Timothy D. Clark, University of Tasmania, Australia
Ken M. Jeffries, University of California at Davis

2016SSEC

Impacts of harbour seals on Chinook and coho salmon in the Strait of Georgia

Benjamin Nelson, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, B.C., Canada, V6T 1W5
Austen Thomas, University of British Columbia
Andrew Trites, University of British Columbia
Murdoch McAllister, University of British Columbia
Carl Walters, University of British Columbia

2016SSEC

The Enhancing Cetacean Habitat and Observation (ECHO) Program: collaborating to manage potential cumulative threats to at-risk whales from commercial vessels

Orla Robinson, Port Metro Vancouver
Krista Trounce, Port Metro Vancouver

2016SSEC

Species and Ecosystems at Risk Local Government Working Group

Lynn Campbell, BC Ministry of Environment

2016SSEC

Identifying Critical Periods of Growth and Mortality in Pacific Salmon and Deciphering Underlying Mechanisms

Joshua Chamberlin, NOAA Fisheries, NWFSC
Madilyn M. Gamble, University of Washinigton
David Beauchamp, University of Washington

2016SSEC

Distribution of larval fishes throughout Puget Sound

Alicia Godersky, University of Washington School of Aquatic and Fisheries Sciences

2016SSEC

Whales on the marine highway: assessing the risk of ship strikes to humpback (Megaptera novaeangliae) and fin (Balaenoptera physalus) whales off the west coast of Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada

Linda M. Nichol, Department of Fisheries and Oceans Canada
Brianna M. Wright Ms, Department of Fisheries and Oceans Canada
Patrick OHara Dr, Environment Canada
John K. Ford Dr, Department of Fisheries and Oceans Canada

2016SSEC

Coastwide analysis of Pacific herring population structure using traditional ecological knowledge

Eleni Petrou, University of Washington
Dana Lepofsky, Simon Fraser University
Dongya Yang, Simon Fraser University
Robert Kopperl, Willamette Cultural Resources Associates
Lorenz Hauser, University of Washington

2016SSEC

River Delta Eelgrass Supports Extended Estuary Residence and Foraging by Outmigrating Chinook Salmon

Stephen P. Rubin, USGS Western Fisheries Research Center, Seattle WA
Mike Hayes, USGS Western Fisheries Research Center, Seattle WA
Christopher Ellings, Nisqually Indian Tribe
Eric Grossman, United States Geological Survey
Walker Duval, Nisqually River Foundation
Isa Woo, Geological Survey (U.S.)
Melanie Davis, United States Geological Survey
Susan De La Cruz, United States Geological Survey
Sierra Blakely, United States Geological Survey
Karl Stenberg, United States Geological Survey

2016SSEC

The Salmon Guide, A New Resource for Teaching and Learning about Salmon in the Salish Sea

Mandi Roberts 9492741, Kitsap County, Washington (Consultant to)

2016SSEC

The Salmon Guide, A New Resource for Teaching and Learning about Salmon in the Salish Sea

Mandi Roberts 9492741, Kitsap County, Washington (Consultant to)

2016SSEC

Multi-Scale Ecosystem Observations in Cowichan Bay, BC

Svein Vagle, Institute of Ocean Sciences, Fisheries and Oceans Canada
Eddy Carmack, Institute of Ocean Sciences, Fisheries and Oceans Canada
Mike Dempsey, Institute of Ocean Sciences, Fisheries and Oceans Canada

2016SSEC

Comparative feeding ecology of Pacific herring (Clupea pallasii), surf smelt (Hypomesus pretiosus), and northern anchovy (Engraulis mordax) in the Strait of Georgia, British Columbia, in fall 2014

Vanessa R. Fladmark, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, B.C., Canada, V6T 1W5
Evgeny Pakhomov, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, B.C., Canada, V6T 1W5
Marc Trudel Dr., Pacific Biological Station, Fisheries and Oceans Canada
Brian P. V. Hunt, Hakai Institute, University of British Columbia

2016SSEC

Extracting meaning from archaeological herring remains in the south Salish Sea

Robert Kopperl, Willamette Cultural Resources Associates

2016SSEC

Assessing the threat of toxic contamination to early marine survival of Chinook salmon from Puget Sound

Andrea J. Carey, Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife
Jennifer A. Lanksbury, Washington Department of Fish & Wildlife
Laurie A. Niewolny, Washington Department of Fish & Wildlife
James E. West, Washington Department of Fish & Wildlife
Gina Ylitalo, NOAA NMFS Northwest Fisheries Science Center
Lyndal Johnson, NOAA's Northwest Fisheries Science Center
Sandra M. O'Neill, Washington Department of Fish & Wildlife

2016SSEC

Mapping and Modelling Cumulative Vessel Noise in the Salish Sea

Alexander O. MacGillivray, JASCO Applied Sciences
David E. Hannay, JASCO Applied Sciences
Zizheng Li, JASCO Applied Sciences

2016SSEC

Groundfish Surveys in the Salish Sea

Melissa K. Nottingham, Fisheries and Oceans Canada

2016SSEC

Distribution and Characteristics of Groundfish Populations

Daniel Williams, Fisheries and Oceans Canada

2016SSEC

Growth, size and abundance of juvenile coho salmon in the Strait of Georgia; 1999-2001 and 2012-2014

Brian R. Beckman, Northwest Fisheries Science Center, National Marine Fisheries Service, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Meredith Journey, Northwest Fisheries Science Center (U.S.)
Chrys Neville, Pacific Biological Station, Fisheries and Oceans Canada
Marc Trudel, Pacific Biological Station

2016SSEC

The growing number of species of concern in the Salish Sea suggests ecosystem decay is outpacing recovery

Jacqlynn Zier, SeaDoc Society, UC Davis Wildlife Health Center - Orcas Island Office
Joseph K. Gaydos, SeaDoc Society, UC Davis Wildlife Health Center - Orcas Island Office

2016SSEC

Annual Indices of Inter-tidal Forage Fish Spawn Deposition in Kilisut Harbor, Puget Sound

Shannon Miller, Point No Point Treaty Council
Victoria Cantelow, Point to No Point Treaty Council

2016SSEC

Development of a Simulation Model for Estimating Behavioural Responses to Vessel Noise: A Case Study with the Southern Resident killer whale.

Ruth Joy, SMRU Consulting
Jason Wood, SMRU Consulting
Brianne Miller, SMRU Consulting
Alex MacGillivray, JASCO Applied Sciences
Sonya Meier, Hemmera Envirochem Inc.
Dom Tollit, SMRU Consulting

2016SSEC

Seasonal and interannual variation in the abundance and demographics of the Pacific Sand Lance (Ammodytes personatus) in the San Juan Channel

Marielle Beaulieu, University of Washington - Friday Harbor Labs
Matthew Baker, University of Washington - Friday Harbor Labs

2016SSEC

Developing a head mounted RFID reader to detect salmon smolt consumption with a wild harbour seal

Chad A. Nordstrom, Vancouver Aquarium
Austen Thomas, Vancouver Aquarium
Albert Fransheim, Wildlife Computers
Justin Rosenberg, Vancouver Aquarium
Todd Lidstrom, Wildlife Computers
Lance Barrett-Lennard, Vancouver Aquarium

2016SSEC

Measuring noise in biologically meaningful ways

Jason Wood, SMRU Consulting

2016SSEC

A Citizen Science Program for Oceanographic Sampling in the Strait of Georgia

Isobel A. Pearsall Dr., Pacific Salmon Foundation
Terry Curran, Pacific Salmon Foundation
Ryan Flagg, Ocean Networks Canada

2016SSEC

Seabird abundance, distribution and fine-scale variation in San Juan Channel - Fall 2015

Lilas L. Armstrong-Davies, Tulane University
William Breck Tyler, University of California, Santa Cruz

2016SSEC

Salish Sea Coho Salmon Declines – The Problem is not in Freshwater

James R. Irvine, Pacific Biological Station, Fisheries and Oceans Canada
Mara S. Zimmerman, Washington (State). Department of Fish and Wildlife
Joseph H. Anderson, Washington (State). Department of Fish and Wildlife
Correigh M. Greene, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Marc Trudel, Pacific Biological Station, Fisheries and Oceans Canada

2016SSEC

Employing Digital Still Imaging And Observer Counts To Estimate Bias In Aerial Surveys Of Wintering Sea Ducks

Joe Evenson, Washington Dept of Fish and Wildlfie
Tschaekofske J. Heather
Jeffery B. Leirness, USFWS
Silverman D. Emily, USFWS
Thomas A. Cyra, Washington Dept of Fish and Wildlfie
Bryan L. Murphie, Washington Dept of Fish and Wildlfie

2016SSEC

A PIT tag based method to investigate survival of Cowichan River Chinook throughout various stages in their first year of marine life

Kevin Pellett, BCCF
Craig Wightman, BCCF
James Craig, BCCF
Will Duguid, University of Victoria

2016SSEC

Juvenile Pacific Herring (Clupea pallasi) and their interactions with ecosystem components in the Strait of Georgia, British Columbia

Jennifer Boldt, Fisheries and Oceans Canada
Matt Thompson, Fisheries and Oceans Canada
Chris Rooper, NOAA NMFS Fisheries
Chrys Neville, Fisheries and Oceans Canada
Ruston Sweeting, Fisheries and Oceans Canada
Richard Beamish, Fisheries and Oceans Canada
Jaclyn Cleary, Fisheries and Oceans Canada
Marc Trudel, Fisheries and Oceans Canada

2016SSEC

The Role of Egg Predation in Pacific Herring Population Dynamics in the Salish Sea

Tessa Francis, University of Washington Tacoma
Andrew Ole Shelton, NOAA NMFS Northwest Fisheries Science Center
Phillip S. Levin, NOAA NMFS Northwest Fisheries Science Center
Gregory D. Williams, NOAA NMFS Northwest Fisheries Science Center
Shannon Hennessey, University of Washington

2016SSEC

Determining the factors that influence salmon predation in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta: Insights from sonic telemetry

Joseph Smith, University of Washington
Cyril Michel, NOAA
David Huff, NOAA
Sean Hayes, NOAA
Thomas Quinn, University of Washington

2016SSEC

Possible fish sounds recorded in the Salish Sea

Xavier Mouy, JASCO Applied Sciences

2016SSEC

Nearshore Forage Fish Populations in the Context of Elwha River Dam Removals

Kinsey Frick, NOAA Northwest Fisheries Science Center
Anna Kagley, Northwest Fisheries Science Center (U.S.)
Kurt Fresh, Northwest Fisheries Science Center (U.S.)
Larry Ward, Lower Elwha Klallam Tribe
Doug Morrill, Lower Elwha Klallam Tribe
Jameal Samhouri, Northwest Fisheries Science Center (U.S.)
Andrew Ole Shelton, NOAA NMFS Northwest Fisheries Science Center

2016SSEC

The Species at Risk Act and how partnerships are helping species at risk to survive and recover

Danielle Prevost, Environment Canada

2016SSEC

An assessment of wadable streams across an urban gradient in Western Washington; characterization of multiple stressors and juvenile salmonid condition.

Patrick Moran, US Geological Survey
Andrew Spanjer, U of Washington

2016SSEC

Evidence that a hyperiid amphipod trophically links large scyphozoan jellyfish to Chinook Salmon in the Salish Sea

Jacob Weil, University of Victoria
Will Duguid, University of Victoria
Francis Juanes, University of Victoria

2016SSEC

Underwater Noise Measurement Station for Vessels in the Salish Sea

David E. Hannay, JASCO Applied Sciences
Tom D. Dakin, Ocean Networks Canada

2016SSEC

Population growth is limited by nutrition and toxin impacts on pregnancy success in endangered Southern Resident Killer Whales

Samuel K. Wasser, University of Washington, Seattle
Jessica Lundin, NOAA NMFS Northwest Fisheries Science Center

2016SSEC

Influence of mariculture on winter sea duck distribution and abundance in south Puget Sound

Hannah Faulkner, WDFW
Joseph Evenson, WDFW

2016SSEC

At the whim of the tides: Measuring population connectivity of Olympia oysters (Ostrea lurida) in Puget Sound

Megan Hintz, University of Washington - Seattle Campus
Bonnie Becker, University of Washington Tacoma
Axton Bullock, University of Washington Tacoma
Marco Hatch, Northwest Indian College
Brian Allen, Puget Sound Restoration Fund
Brent Vadopalas, University of Washington - Seattle Campus
Henry Carson, Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife

2016SSEC

Toward an operational biogeochemical model for the Strait of Georgia and Salish Sea

Elise Olson, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, B.C., Canada, V6T 1W5
Susan E. Allen, The University of British Columbia
Ben Moore-Maley, University of British Columbia
Nancy Soontiens, The University of British Columbia
Doug Latornell, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, B.C., Canada, V6T 1W5

2016SSEC

The long road to recovery of an endangered salmon stock that is facing a multiple, unconnected but compounding threats.

Michael Folkes, Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Pacific Biological Station
Ruth Withler, Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Pacific Biological Station

2016SSEC

The Hakai Institute Salmon Early Marine Survival Program

Brian PV Hunt, Hakai Institute, University of British Columbia
Martin Krkosek, University of Toronto
Evgeny A. Pakhomov, University of British Columbia
Brendan Connors, ESSA Technologies Ltd.
Alexander A. Hare, Hakai Institute
Sean Godwin, Simon Fraser University
Luke Rogers, University of Toronto
Jennifer Jackson, Hakai Institute
Hakai Institute SEMSP Team, Hakai Institute
Hakai Institute Oceanographic Team, Hakai Institute

2016SSEC

Experimental determination of key factors affecting herring egg survival

Margot Hessing-Lewis, Hakai Institute
Dan Okamoto, Simon Fraser University, Hakai Institute
Zachary Monteith, Hakai Institute
Wade Smith, Hakai Institute, University of British Columbia
Brian Hunt, Hakai Institute, University of British Columbia

2016SSEC

Are the Salish Sea’s seabird populations linked to those in the California Current?: Implications for local mechanisms driving population trends

Scott Pearson, Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife
Martin J. Raphael, USDA Forest Service, USA

2016SSEC

Status and trends of Tufted Puffins in Washington State

Peter Hodum, University of Puget Sound
Scott Pearson, Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife

2016SSEC

Comparison of muscle and scale isotope signatures for Pacific Herring (Clupea pallasii), and potential application in regional life history studies

Brian Hunt, University of British Columbia, Earth Oceans and Atmospheric Sceinces; Hakai Institute
Evgeny A. Pakhomov, University of British Columbia; Earth Oceans And Atmospheric Sceinces; Institute for Oceans and Fisheries
Yago Doson Coll, University of British Columbia, Earth Oceans and Atmospheric Sceinces
Colette C C Wabnitz, University of British Columbia, Institute for Oceans and Fisheries
Wade Smith, University of British Columbia, Institute for Oceans and Fisheries

2016SSEC

It’s not a Herring, it is a Candlefish: Herring, Salmon Trolling and the life history of a S’Klallam Fisherman

Josh Wisniewski, Port Gamble S'Klallam Tribe

2016SSEC

Gross polluters: Could quieting the loudest vessels tame noise pollution in the Salish Sea?

Scott Veirs, Beam Reach Marine Science & Sustainability
Michael Jasny, NRDC
Val Veirs, Colorado College
Rob Williams, Oceans Initiative

2016SSEC

Capacity of Biofilm to Support Northward Migrating Shorebirds, Roberts Bank, Fraser River Estuary, BC

James Rourke, Hemmera
Wendell Challenger, LGL
Christopher Martin, Advisian
Ron Ydenberg, Simon Fraser University

2016SSEC

Eelgrass Restoration - A Progress Report from the Southern Salish Sea

Nikki N. Wright Ms., SeaChange Marine Conservation Society

2016SSEC

Whales and ship strikes, lessons from research and mitigation efforts on the US West Coast

John Calambokidis, Cascadia Research Collective

2016SSEC

New research reveals more complex role of gray whales in the Pacific Northwest including the Salish Sea

John Calambokidis, Cascadia Research Collective
Alie Perez, Cascadia Research Collective
Nathan Harrison, Cascadia Research Collective

2016SSEC

Broad based genomic screening for microbes in Salish Sea juvenile Chinook salmon

Strahan Tucker, Pacific Biological Station, Fisheries and Oceans Canada
Kristi M. Miller, Pacific Biological Station, Fisheries and Oceans Canada
Shaorong Li, Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Pacific Biological Station
Karia Kaukinen, Pacific Biological Station, Fisheries and Oceans Canada
Amy Tabata, Pacific Biological Station, Fisheries and Oceans Canada
Angela Schulze, Pacific Biological Station, Fisheries and Oceans Canada
Norma Ginther, Pacific Biological Station, Fisheries and Oceans Canada
Tobi Ming, Pacific Biological Station, Fisheries and Oceans Canada

2016SSEC

Impacts of metapopulation dynamics on overfishing risk and vulnerability in multiscale fisheries

Daniel K. Okamoto, Simon Fraser University
Margot Hessing-Lewis, Hakai Institute
Anne K. Salomon, Simon Fraser University

2016SSEC

Quantifying Food Species Produced by Ancient Clam Garden Technologies of the Salish Sea

Sonni Tadlock, Northwest Indian College
Marco Hatch, Northwest Indian College
Skye Augustine, Gulf Islands National Park Reserve

2016SSEC

Sound 101: An introduction to why underwater noise is an emerging conservation concern

Kathy Heise, Cetacean Research Lab, Coastal Ocean Research Institute Vancouver Aquarium

2016SSEC

Qualitative approaches to evaluating potential causes of declines in marine survival of Pacific salmon

Correigh Greene, NOAA NMFS Northwest Fisheries Science Center
Kathryn Sobocinski, NOAA NMFS Northwest Fisheries Science Center
Michael Schmidt, Long Live the Kings

2016SSEC

Winter Prey Fish Assemblages as a Driver for the Survival of Overwintering Piscivorous Seabirds in the Sidney Channel

Ricky F. L Belanger, University of Victoria, Canada

2016SSEC

Spatial variation in mortality among Puget Sound Pacific herring

Margaret C. Siple, University of Washington
Andrew Ole Shelton, NOAA NMFS Northwest Fisheries Science Center
Timothy Essington, University of Washington

2016SSEC

Assessment of Resident Killer Whale Body Condition Using Aerial Photogrammetry and Possible Implications for Salmon Management

Lance Barrett-Lennard, Coastal Ocean Research Institute, Vancouver Aquarium
John Durban, NOAA Southwest Fisheries Science Center
Holly Fearnbach, NOAA Southwest Fisheries Science Center

2016SSEC

Stock structure, uncertainty, and holistic management of Pacific herring fisheries in the Strait of Georgia

Jaclyn Cleary, Fisheries and Oceans Canada
Ashleen Benson, SFU, Landmark Fisheries Research
Nathan Taylor, Fisheries and Oceans Canada
Sean P. Cox, SFU, Landmark Fisheries Research

2016SSEC

Recovery of a sentinel species in the Salish Sea: documenting Washington harbor porpoise abundance through 20 years of aerial seabird surveys

David Anderson, Cascadia Research Collective
Joseph R. Evenson, Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife
Bryan Murphie, Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife
Tom Cyra, Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife
John Calambokidis, Cascadia Research Collective

2016SSEC

Phocoenacide – The Killing of Harbor Porpoise (Phocoena phocena) by Fish Eating Southern Resident Killer Whales (Orcinus orca).

Deborah Giles, Center for Whale Research

2016SSEC

Lessons from Urbanized Native Oysters: tips for restoration

Sarah Schroeder, Spectral Lab, University of Victoria
mary Vasey, World Fisheries Trust
Valerie Muccierelli, World Fisheries Trust
Joachim Carolsfeld, World Fisheries Trust

2016SSEC

Advances in Salish Sea Acoustic Telemetry: 2015 Array Deployments and Promising Transmitter Performance

Erin L. Rechisky, Kintama Research
David W. Welch, Kintama Research
Aswea D. Porter, Kintama Research
Paul Winchell, Kintama Research

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2016SSEC

Pacific sand lance in the San Juan Archipelago: Synthesis of Research 2010-2015

Matthew Baker, University of Washington - Friday Harbor Labs
Gary Greene
John Aschoff
Alyssa Tinnon
Katie Cieri
Marielle Beaulieu
Laurel Speed
Olivia Graham
Nicholas Sisson
Annie Thomson
Jennefer Lopez
Mary Rood
Alicia Highland
Thomas Pham
Kailee Bynum
Charlie Heller
Morgan Eisenlord
Dayv Lowry
Phil Dionne
James Selleck

2016SSEC

Forage Fish Ecology and Restoration

Abbey L. Riddolls Miss, Saturna Ecological Education Centre

2016SSEC

Changes in Cormorant Populations in the Strait of Georgia, British Columbia, 1955-2015

Harry R. Carter, Carter Biological Consulting
Trudy A. Chatwin, Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations
Mark C. Drever, Canadian Wildlife Service, Environment Canada

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2016SSEC

Bacterial Diversity at Anthropogenic Sulfide Seeps in Commencement Bay, WA

J.K. Elliott, Department of Biology, University of Washington
C. Dewey
J. Lee
A.Y. Lim
R.H. Lochner
C. Clark
K.E. Barton
M.O. Martin

2016SSEC

Salish Sea Vessel Traffic Projections

Lovel Pratt

2016SSEC

A Compendium of the Effects of Marine Pile Driving on Salmonids and Forage Fish, and Advances in Sound Attenuation Technologies

Hans I. Hurn, Confluence Environmental

2016SSEC

Testing the effectiveness of an inexpensive batch tagging method on Surf Smelt in Puget Sound

Phillip Dionne, Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife
Hannah Faulkner, WDFW
Dayv Lowry, Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife

2016SSEC

Effects of phytoplankton blooms on juvenile salmon in Cowichan Bay in 2014 and 2015.

Svetlana Esenkulova, Pacific Salmon Foundation
Chrys Neville, Pacific Biological Station, Fisheries and Oceans Canada

2016SSEC