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Influence of Landscape and Environment on Salmonid Genetics: 2017 Annual Report

Abstract

This project addresses two objectives related to environmental and landscape features that contribute to population structure, life history diversification, and local adaptation of salmonids in the Columbia River. Objective 1) Environment & Landscape Genetics – Evaluate genetic structure of natural populations of salmonids relative to their environment and identify candidate markers associated with traits that are related to local adaptation of steelhead and Chinook salmon populations. Objective 2) Controlled & Natural Experiments – experiments with controlled environmental variables to validate phenotypic response of fish with given genotypes.

Authors

Citation

Narum, S.R., Z. Chen, A. Matala, A. Matala, and S. Micheletti. 2018. Influence of landscape and environment on salmonid genetics, 1/1/2017 - 12/31/2017 Annual Report. Columbia River Inter-Tribal Fish Commission Technical Report 18-06, Portland, Oregon. 17p.

Date

Feb 7th, 2018

Report No.

18-06

Media Type

CRITFC Technical Report

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