Beach forage fish spawning
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- WDFW manages a small forage fish science program that monitors and tests beaches for forage fish spawning.
- There is not evidence to determine whether the same forage fish return to spawn at the beach of their birth.
- There is no reliable record to determine if overall beach spawning forage fish populations are stable or changing.
- Penttila 2007 provides a synthesis of marine forage fish knowledge.
- Harper & Ward 2001 compares documented occurance of forage fish to beach classification and finds that most records of forage fish spawning occurs or a few beach types.
- Rice 2006 observes higher mortality among forage fish eggs on beaches with higher temperature and an absence of overhanging vegetation.
- Penttila 2001 explores egg mortality among summer-spawning fish.
- Quinn et al 2012 found that while beach forage fish spawning is distributed around Camano Island, that most of the egg production occurs at a few beaches, associated with a northerly aspect and lower beach temperature.
- Krueger et al 2010 suggests that that sea level rise has the potential to reduce surf smelt spawning where beach elevations cannot adjust through bluff erosion due to armoring.
- Encyclopedia of Puget Sound has a brief summary article.
- Theresa L. Liedtke at USGS appears to be involved in forage fish research for USGS.
- WDFW provides a WDFW PHS Marine Map Service that provides current forage fish spawning data.
- NOSC 2005 describes a forage fish monitoring effort in the North East Olympic Peninsula shoreline.
- Friends of San Juans 2004 describes a forage fish management strategy based on spatial analysis of forage fish spawning in the San Juan Islands.
- Hood Canal Coordinating Council and WDFW completed a $186k Forage Fish Study for east Jefferson County.