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Metabolic and Physiological Response to Sablefish (Anaplopoma fimbria) to…

Award Information

Agency:
Department of Commerce
Branch:
N/A
Award ID:
72512
Program Year/Program:
2005 / SBIR
Agency Tracking Number:
NOAA 05-119
Solicitation Year:
N/A
Solicitation Topic Code:
N/A
Solicitation Number:
N/A
Small Business Information
Troutlodge, Inc.
12000 MCCUTCHEON RD Bonney Lake, WA 98391-8114
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Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
 
Phase 1
Fiscal Year: 2005
Title: Metabolic and Physiological Response to Sablefish (Anaplopoma fimbria) to Variable Environmental Conditions
Agency: DOC
Contract: DG133R-05-CN-1210
Award Amount: $49,995.00
 

Abstract:

Sablefish (black cod) is a promising species for marine aquaculture in Washington State because of strong demand, high prices, ease of culture from juvenile stage on, availability of large areas for commercial grow out and interest from commercial, tribal and fisheries cooperatives. But the physiological ecology of sablefish is only partially known, which hampers commercialization and the ability to forecast environmental effects. We propose to determine sablefish metabolic response to conditions of low oxygen and swift currents, similar to those found during late summer in available grow out areas in Washington State. This species lives in and adapts well to low dissolved oxygen, but he response to differing current velocities at varying oxygen tension is unknown. We will collect other data to construct a mass balance estimate of carbon and nitrogen use and discharge, similar to available for salmon budgets. These data will be used to alter existing mariculture impact software that is potentially very useful for eventual planning, permitting and coastal management.

Principal Investigator:

James E. Parsons
Vice President, Tech. Srvc.
2538639463
parsons@troutlodge.com

Business Contact:

Jim Barfoot
President
2538630446
jbarfoot1@aol.com
Small Business Information at Submission:

Troutlodge, Inc.
PO Box 1290 Sumner, WA 98390

EIN/Tax ID:
DUNS: N/A
Number of Employees:
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No