Here, There, nor … Anywhere? Dolly Varden- Salvelinus malma; A Species of Special Concern or a Fish that has Fallen through the Gaps

Proponent

Dawna Hope

Contract

C5-2013-05

Amount Awarded

$6,000

Final Report

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Using traditional Knowledge and methods, presence of Dolly Vardin in the mainstem Yukon River will be investigated; build baseline data to gain better understanding of their distribution/presence in Yukon to ensure protection of key habitats from threats; meeting with local people to build traditional knowledge data set. This project and sampling methods can be repeated in time to assess changes that may occur in the area of study, especially taking into consideration their current listing as a species of special concern – SARA. There is little understanding of Dolly Varden in Yukon at present.