Population Assessment of Snow Crab, Chionoecetes opilio, in the Chukchi and Beaufort Seas Including Oil and Gas Lease Areas. (AK-08-12-09)
This study will provide information on historic and current data on abundance, biomass, stock structure, diet, and trophic position of snow crab (Chionoecetes opilio) in the Chukchi and Beaufort Seas including lease sale areas and relate patterns to environmental variables. This information will be used to evaluate and mitigate the potential environmental effects on marine invertebrates of offshore development. The BOEMRE analysts and decision makers will use the information from this study in NEPA analysis, EPs and DPPs, mitigation, and monitoring in the Beaufort and Chukchi Seas.
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