Restricted Research - Award List, Note/Discussion Page

Fiscal Year: 2018

222  Texas A&M University at Galveston  (73413)

Principal Investigator: Robert Wells/ Jay Rooker/ John Mohan

Total Amount of Contract, Award, or Gift (Annual before 2011): $ 291,298

Exceeds $250,000 (Is it flagged?): Yes

Start and End Dates: 9/1/17 - 8/31/19

Restricted Research: YES

Academic Discipline: Environmental - Oceanography

Department, Center, School, or Institute: Marine Biology

Title of Contract, Award, or Gift: Ocean Basin Connectivity of Pacific Bluefin Tuna (Thunnus Orientalis), Linking Natal Origin and Trans-Pacific Movements into Population Dynamics

Name of Granting or Contracting Agency/Entity: DOC-NOAA-National Marine Fisheries Service

Program Title: N/A
CFDA Linked: Fisheries Development and Utilization Research and Development Grants and Cooperative Agreements Program


1.1.1-The aim of the project is to identify natal origin and quantify the dynamics of trans-Pacific migrations of Pacific Blue Tuna, ultimately determining the relative contribution of each spawning ground to the eastern Pacific Ocean foraging grounds, what factors influence rate of migration and the proportion of the spawning stock that migrate to the eastern Pacific Ocean. Budget categories include salaries and fringe (PI, co-PIs, travel, and other costs.

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