Participating Faculty

Bill Young

Bill Young

Department:Fisheries Resourcess Managment
Credentials:1996 - Ph.D. Washington State University; Zoology
Mailing Address:Nez Perce Tribe
Department of Fisheries Resources Mgmt
PO Box 1942
McCall, ID 83638

Research Interests

Fisheries management, genetics and reproduction

Research Summary

Nez Perce Tribe, Department of Natural Resources Management Project Leader. Lower Snake River Compensation Program and Salmonid Gamete Preservation Projects. Snake River Basin Germplasm Repository Supervisor. Research: Life history diversity of hatchery and natural Chinook salmon and steelhead; reproductive success of naturally-reproducing hatchery and natural Chinook salmon.

Research Publications

Hess, J.E., N.R. Campbell, M.F. Docker, C. Baker, M. Fox, A. Jackson, R. Lampman, B. McIlraith, M.L. Moser, D. Statler, W.P. Young, A.J. Wildbill, and S.R. Narum. In Review. Use of genotyping-by-sequencing data to develop a high-1 throughput and multi-functional SNP panel for conservation application in Pacific lamprey. Mol. Ecol. Res.

Matala, A.P., S.R. Narum, W.P. Young and J.L. Vogel. 2012. Influences of hatchery supplementation, spawner distribution and habitat on genetic structure of Chinook salmon in the South Fork Salmon River. N. Am. J. Fish. Man. 32:2, 346-359.

Young, W.P., K. Frenyea, P.A. Wheeler and G.H. Thorgaard. 2009 No increase in developmental deformities or fluctuating asymmetry in rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss) produced with cryopreserved sperm. Aquaculture 289:13-18.

Thorgaard, G.H., B.D. Robison, P.A. Wheeler and W.P. Young, 2007. Possible approaches for genetic analysis of temperature adaptations in redband trout. Pages 19-24 in R.K. Schroeder and J.D. Hall, editors. Redband trout: resilience and challenge in a changing landscape. Oregon Chapter, American Fisheries Society, Corvallis.

Felip, A, A. Fujiwara, W.P. Young, P.A. Wheeler, M. Noakes, R.B. Phillips, and G. H. Thorgaard. 2004. Polymorphism and differentiation of rainbow trout Y chromosomes. Genome 47:1105-1113.

Witham, T.G., W.P. Young, G.D. Martinsen, C.A. Gehring, J.A. Schweitzer, S.M. Shuster, G.M. Wimp, D.G. Fischer, J.K. Bailey, R.L. Lindroth, S. Woolbright, and C.R. Kuske. 2003. Community Genetics: A Consequence of the Extended Phenotype. Ecology 84:559-573.

Nichols K.M., Young W.P., Danzmann R.G., Robison B.D., Rexroad C., Noakes M., Phillips R.B., Bentzen, P., Spies I., Knudsen K., Allendorf F.W., Cunningham B.M., Brunelli J., Zhang H., Ristow s., Drew R., Brown K.H., Wheeler P.A., Thorgaard G.H. 2003. A consolidated linkage map for rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss). Anim Genet. Apr; 34(2):102-115.

Young, W.P., C.O. Ostberg, P. Keim and G.H. Thorgaard. 2001 Genetic analysis of hybridization and introgression between anadromous rainbow and coastal cutthroat trout. Molecular Ecology, 10:921-930.

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