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The following is a list of internal reports from the last five years, listed by research program. Current and former AFTC staff names are in bold font.

Conservation Genetics            Nutrition & Physiology          Quantitative Ecology & Technology

Conservation Genetics

2020

Smith, M.J., J. Von Bargen, C.T. Smith, M.R. Miller, J. Rasmussen, and D. A. Hewitt. 2020. Characterization of the genetic structure of four sucker species in the Klamath River Basin. AFTC Final Report. Link to Report on non-FWS website

2019

Adams, B., and C. Smith. 2019. Genetic stock identification of Wenatchee River Bull Trout collected during 2014-2015. AFTC Final Report.

Adams, B., M. Piteo, and J. Von Bargen. 2019. Genetic analysis of native salmonids from the Lake Pend Oreilles and Clark Fork River system, Idaho and Montana. AFTC Final Report CY 2018.

Bohling, J. H. 2019. Genetic assessment of Bull Trout in the Upper Willamette River basin, OR. AFTC Final Report. Link to Report on non-FWS website

Bohling, J. H. 2019. Genetic characteristics of juvenile steelhead (Oncorhynchus mykiss) collected from the Bull Run River and the surrounding Sandy River basin, OR. AFTC Final Report. Link to Report on non-FWS website

Bohling, J. H., and M. Piteo 2019. Genetic monitoring of Bull Trout reintroduced to the Clackamas River, OR. AFTC Final Report. Link to Report on non-FWS website

Bohling, J. H. 2019. Testing alternative methods to collect genetic samples from juvenile steelhead. AFTC Final Report. Link to Report on non-FWS website

Piteo, M. and J. H. Bohling. Assessing the genetic origin of Redband Trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss gairdneri) occupying Tumalo Creek and Bridge Creek in central Oregon. AFTC Final Report. Link to Report on non-FWS websit

Piteo, M. and J. Von Bargen and B. Adams. 2019. Genetic species ID of putative Bull Trout collected in the Wallowa River system, OR. AFTC Final Report.

Von Bargen, J. and C. T. Smith. 2019. Genetic Identification of endangered Winter-run Chinook Salmon in the Sacramento River, CA. AFTC Final Report. Link to Report on non-FWS website

2018

Adams, B., and J. Doyle. 2018. Genetic analysis and genetic estimation of spawner abundance of Bull Trout collected in the Lewis River, WA. AFTC Final Report FY2017.

Adams, B., M. Piteo, and J. Von Bargen. 2018. Genetic analysis of native salmonids from the Lake Pend Oreille and Clark Fork River system, Idaho and Montana. AFTC Final Report CY2017.

Bohling, J., J. Von Bargen, and P. Bahls. 2018. Genetic profile of North Hood Canal Coho Salmon using RAD sequencing. AFTC Final Report. Link to report on non-FWS website

Smith, C. T., J. Von Bargen, P. DeHaan, P. Scheerer, and M. H. Meeuwig. 2018. Genetic structure of Chub in the Alvord Basin. AFTC Final Report.

Smith, M. J., J. Von Bargen, and G. Mendez. 2018. Genetic determination of stock of origin for Oncorhynchus mykiss collected in the upper Deschutes River basin. AFTC Final Report.

Von Bargen, J. and C. T. Smith. 2018. Genetic identification of endangered Winter-run Chinook Salmon in the Sacramento River, CA. AFTC Final Report.

2017

Adams, B. and J. Doyle. 2017. Rapid Response Genetic Analysis and Genetic Estimation of Spawner Abundance of Bull Trout Collected in the Lewis River, WA. AFTC Final Report FY2016: 25.

Adams, B., B. Prom, C. Smith, D. Brewer and J. Lindstrom. 2017. Population Assignment and Hybrid Status of Bull Trout Passed Above Barriers in Warm Springs Creek, MT. AFTC Final Report: 24.

Adams, B., B. Prom, and J. Von Bargen. 2017. Genetic Analysis of Native Salmonids from the Lake Pend Oreille and Clark Fork River System, Idaho and Montana. AFTC Final Report CY2016:49.

Bohling, J. H. 2017. Assessment of bull trout genetic diversity, population connectivity, and genetic introgression in the Upper Willamette Basin, OR. AFTC Final Report. Link to Report on non-FWS website

Bohling, J. H., J. Von Bargen, and S. Starcevich. 2017. Evaluation of genetic population structure and effective population size among populations of redband trout in the Deschutes River, OR. AFTC Final Report. Link to Report on non-FWS website

DeHaan, P., and S. Bernall. 2017. Bull Trout Parentage Analysis in the Prospect Creek Drainage, Montana. AFTC Final Report:33.

Smith, M. J., J. Von Bargen, D. M. Faber, and W. H. Wilson. 2017. Investigation of the relative reproductive success of hatchery and wild steelhead in the Deschutes River Basin. AFTC Final Report FY2016.

Von Bargen, J. and C. T. Smith. 2017. Genetic Identification of Endangered Winter-Run Chinook Salmon in the Sacramento River, CA. AFTC Final Report: 31.

2016

Adams, B. and J. Doyle. 2016. Rapid Response Genetic Analysis and Genetic Estimation of Spawner Abundance of Bull Trout Collected in the Lewis River, WA. AFTC Final Report FY2015: 25.

Bohling, J. H. 2016. Genetic profile for Little White Salmon NFH Spring Chinook salmon. AFTC Final Report FY2016: 12.

Bohling, J. H. 2016. Genetic profile for Dworshak NFH Spring Chinook salmon. AFTC Final Report FY2016: 12.

Bohling, J. H. 2016. Genetic profile for Kooskia NFH Spring Chinook salmon. AFTC Final Report FY2016: 12.

Bohling, J. H. 2016. Genetic profile for Quinault NFH chum salmon. AFTC Final Report FY2016: 12.

DeHaan, P., B. Adams, J. Von Bargen and M. Brinkmeyer. 2016. Genetic Analysis of Native Salmonids from the Lake Pend Oreille and Clark Fork River System, Idaho and Montana. AFTC Final Report CY2015: 49.

Smith, C. T., M. Smith and D. Hand. 2016. Population genetic analysis of Parkdale Fish Hatchery Spring Chinook Salmon. AFTC Final Report.

Smith, C. T., J. Von Bargen and M. Smith. 2016. Genetic Characterization of late-returning coho salmon in the Tsoo-Yess River. AFTC Final Report: 28

Smith, M. J., J. Von Bargen, D. M. Faber and W. H. Wilson. 2016. Investigation of the relative reproductive success of hatchery and wild steelhead in the Deschutes River Basin. AFTC Final Report FY2015: 26.

Von Bargen, J., and C. T. Smith. 2016. Genetic Identification of Endangered Winter-Run Chinook Salmon in the Sacramento River, CA. Final Report:31.

2015

Adams, B., and P. DeHaan. 2015. Rapid Response Genetic Analysis and Genetic Estimation of Spawner Abundance of Bull Trout Collected in the Lewis River, WA. AFTC Final Report FY2014: 21.

Adams, B., P. DeHaan, and C. Smith. 2015. Genetic Determination of Stock of Origin for Oncorhynchus mykiss Collected in the Upper Deschutes River Basin. AFTC Final Report: 24.

Bohling, J. H., C. T. Smith, and T. Whitesel. 2015. Population structure of coastal cutthroat trout inhabiting urban watersheds in Portland, OR. AFTC Final Report FY2015: 28. Link to Report on non-FWS website

Bohling, J. H., and C. T. Smith. 2015. Genetic characterization coastal cutthroat trout from urban streams in Portland, OR. Final Report FY2016.

DeHaan, P., B. Adams, P. Scheerer, and B. Bangs. 2015.Genetic Monitoring and Evaluation of a Reintroduction Program for Oregon Chub. AFTC Final Report FY2015: 37.

DeHaan, P., B. Adams, B. Bangs, and P. Scheerer. 2015. Connectivity and Gene Flow among Oregon Chub Populations in the Middle Fork Willamette River. AFTC Final Report FY2015: 18

DeHaan, P., B. Adams, J. Von Bargen, and K. Wing. 2015. Genetic Analysis of Native Salmonids from the Lake Pend Oreille And Clark Fork River System, Idaho and Montana. AFTC Final Report CY2014: 49.

DeHaan, P., B. Adams, T. Whitesel, and J. Doyle. 2015. Genetic Species ID and Population Origin Analysis of Wallowa Lake and River Bull Trout. AFTC Final Report FY2015: 27.

DeHaan, P., J. Von Bargen, M. Meeuwig, and S. Clements. 2015. Great Basin Redband Trout Genetic Status Assessment. AFTC Final Report: 74.

Smith, C. T., B. Adams, K. Wing, J. Von Bargen, M. Smith, L. Earley, and M. Brown. 2015. Use of genetic data for life-history and monitoring analysis of Chinook salmon in Clear Creek and Battle Creek. AFTC Final Report.

Smith, C. T., and J. Von Bargen. 2015. Population structure of coastal cutthroat trout from Tryon Creek, OR. AFTC Final Report FY2015: 14.

Smith, C. T., J. Von Bargen,and K. Wing. 2015. Genetic assignment to run of steelhead smolts captured in the Bull Run River. AFTC Final Report FY2015: 13.

Smith, M. J., J. Von Bargen, D. M. Faber and W. H. Wilson. 2015. Investigation of the relative reproductive success of hatchery and wild steelhead in the Deschutes River Basin. AFTC Final Report FY2014: 18.

Smith, M. J., J. Von Bargen, and J. Rasmussen. 2015. Genetic information needs assessment for Lost River suckers (Deltistes luxatus) and shortnose suckers (Chasmistes brevirostris) of the Klamath River basin. AFTC Final Report FY2014: 46.

Von Bargen, J., and C. T. Smith. 2015. Genetic Identification of Endangered Winter-Run Chinook Salmon in the Sacramento River, CA. Final Report FY2015: 30.

2014

DeHaan, P., and B. Adams. 2014. Rapid response genetic analysis of bull trout collected in the Lewis River, WA. AFTC Final Report: 15.

DeHaan, P., B. Adams, and J. Von Bargen. 2014. Genetic analysis of native salmonids from the Lake Pend Oreille and Clark Fork River system, Idaho and Montana. AFTC Final Report: 41.

DeHaan, P., B. Adams, and J. Mogen. 2014. Genetic analysis of bull trout in the St. Mary River system, MT. Additional analyses for FY2013. AFTC Final Report: 18.

DeHaan, P., B. Adams, and M. C. Nelson. 2014. Fine-Scale Population Structure Analysis and Genetic Population Assignments of Wenatchee River Sub-Basin Bull Trout AFTC Final Report: 45.

Smith, C. T., and B. Adams. 2014. Population genetic structure of Spalding's Catchfly. AFTC Interim Report.

Smith, M. J., J. Von Bargen, D. M. Faber, and W. H. Wilson. 2014. Investigation of the relative reproductive success of hatchery and wild steelhead in the Deschutes River Basin. AFTC Final Report FY2013: 46.

Von Bargen, J., and C. T. Smith. 2014. Genetic identification of endangered winter-run Chinook salmon in the Sacramento River, CA. AFTC Final Report FY2014: 5.

2013

DeHaan, P., and B. Adams. 2013. Genetic species ID of putative bull trout collected in the Wallowa River system, OR. AFTC Final Report: 3.

DeHaan, P., and B. Adams. 2013. Rapid response genetic analysis of bull trout collected in the Lewis River, WA. AFTC Final Report: 15.

DeHaan, P., B. Adams, and D. Hawkins. 2013. Genetics Analysis of Native Salmonids from the Lake Pend Oreille and Clark Fork River System, Idaho and Montana. AFTC Final Report CY2012: 36.

DeHaan, P., B. Adams, D. Hawkins, R. Tabor, and B. Thompson. 2013. Analysis of genetic variation in the Olympic Mudminnow (Novumbra hubbsi). AFTC Final Report: 47.

DeHaan, P., D. Peterson, B. Adams, and V. O'Byrne. 2013. Genetic monitoring of Arctic grayling in the Big Hole River and Red Rock Creek and Association with Recent Climate Trends. AFTC Final Report: 90.

Smith, M. J., D. Hawkins, D. M. Faber, and W. H. Wilson. 2013. Investigation of the relative reproductive success of hatchery and wild steelhead in the Deschutes River Basin. AFTC Final Report FY2012: 49.

Von Bargen, J., and C. T. Smith. 2013. Genetic identification of endangered winter-run Chinook salmon in the Sacramento River, CA. AFTC Final Report FY2012: 5.

Von Bargen, J., and C. T. Smith. 2013. Genetic identification of endangered winter-run Chinook salmon in the Sacramento River, CA. AFTC Final Report FY2012: 5.

2012

AFTC. 2012. Genetic profile for Makah NFH Winter Steelhead. United States Fish and Wildlife Service, Abernathy Fish Technology Center Final Report.

AFTC. 2012. Genetic profile for Quinault NFH Winter Steelhead. United States Fish and Wildlife Service, Abernathy Fish Technology Center Final Report.

AFTC. 2012. Genetic profile for Eagle Creek NFH coho salmon. AFTC Final Report:14.

DeHaan, P. W. 2012. Genetic analysis of Deadwood and Payette River bull trout. Final report for fiscal years 2010 and 2011.

DeHaan, P. W., and B. Adams. 2012. Rapid response genetic analysis of bull trout collected in the Lewis River, WA. Final Report. U. S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Abernathy Fish Technology Center.

DeHaan, P. W., B. Adams, J. Von Bargen, and D. Hawkins. 2012. Genetic analysis of native salmonids from the Lake Pend Oreille and Clark Fork River System, Idaho and Montana. United States Fish and Wildlife Service, Abernathy Fish Technology Center Final Report CY2011.

DeHaan, P. W., and S. Bernall. 2012. Estimation of spawning success for bull trout transported above mainstem Clark Fork River dams. Final Report.

DeHaan, P. W., and J. Neibauer. 2012. Analysis of genetic variation within and among upper Columbia River bull trout populations. Final report.

DeHaan, P. W., and J. Von Bargen. 2012. Genetic analysis of threatened Warner suckers. Final Report.

Smith, C. T. 2012. Genetic profile for Entiat NFH summer Chinook salmon. United States Fish and Wildlife Service, Abernathy Fish Technology Center Final Report.

Smith, C. T., and J. Von Bargen. 2012. Genetic profile for Warm Springs NFH spring Chinook salmon. United States Fish and Wildlife Service, Abernathy Fish Technology Center Final Report.

Smith, M. 2012. Genetic profile for Eagle Creek NFH coho salmon. AFTC Final Report:14.

Smith, M., D. Hawkins, B. Adams, and R. McCoun. 2012. Genetic characterization of coho salmon (Oncorhynchus kisutch) in Agency Creek, a tributary to the South Yamhill River (Willamette Basin, OR). United States Fish and Wildlife Service, Abernathy Fish Technology Center Final Report.

Smith, M. J., D. Hawkins, and D. Faber. 2012. Investigation of the relative reproductive success of hatchery and wild steelhead in the Deschutes River basin. United States Fish and Wildlife Service, Abernathy Fish Technology Center Final Report.

Smith, M. J., J. Von Bargen, and L. Denny. 2012. Genetic analysis of the origin of Chinook salmon in Panther Creek, Idaho. AFTC Final Report FY2012.

Nutrition & Physiolgy

2019

Barron, J., R. Headley and A. Gannam. 2019. Development of artificial propagation methods for production of juvenile Pacific lamprey (Entosphenus tridentatus) for use in research associated with Section 4.2.3 of the Rocky Reach Pacific Lamprey management Plan.

Twibell, R., N. Hams, K. Hawke, and S. Money. 2019. Effects of a partial reuse aquaculture system (PRAS) on proximate composition and stress responses of brood year 2018 steelhead (Oncorhynchus mykiss) reared at Hagerman National Fish Hatchery. Prepared for Hagerman National Fish Hatchery.

2018

Barron, J., R. Headley, K. Hawke, J. Holmes, A. Carr, K. Strailey and A. Gannam. 2018. Development of artificial propagation methods for production of juvenile Pacific lamprey (Entosphenus tridentatus) for use in research associated with Section 4.2.3 of the Rocky Reach Pacific lamprey Management Plan. Annual Report. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Abernathy Fish Technology Center for Chelan PUD.

Twibell, R., K. Strailey, A. Carr, K. Hawke, and R. Glenn. 2018. Effects of a partial reuse aquaculture system (PRAS) on proximate composition and smoltification of brood year 2017 steelhead (Oncorhynchus mykiss) reared at Hagerman National Fish Hatchery. Prepared for Hagerman National Fish Hatchery.

2017

Twibell, R., Smith, C., Hanson, K., Glenn, R., Von Bargen, J., Bumgarner, J. and Clarke, L. 2018. Determination of gill Na+, K+-ATPase enzyme activity and gene expression from juvenile steelhead reared at Lyons Ferry and Irrigon Fish Hatcheries. AFTC Final Report.

Barron, J. M., K. Hawke, R. Twibell, and A. Gannam. 2017. Development of artificial propagation methods of production of juvernile Pacific lamprey (Entosphenus tridentatus) for the use in research associated with Section 4.2.3 of the Rocky Reach Pacific Lamprey Management Plan. U.S. Fish and Wildlife. Abernathy Fish Technology Center.

R.A. Glenn, and K.C. Hanson. 2017. Temperature monitoring of Chinook salmon gametes during transfer from Little White Salmon National Fish Hatchery to Warm Springs National fish Hatchery to Warm Springs National fish Hatchery. Abernathy Fish Technology Center, US Fish and Wildlife Service.

Twibell, R, R. Headley, R. Glenn , and K. Hanson. 2017. Effects of a partial reuse aquaculture system (PRAS) on proximate composition and smoltification of BY2016 steelhead (Oncorhynchus mykiss) reared at Hagerman National Fish Hatchery. Prepared for Hagerman National Fish Hatchery.

Twibell, R. G., C. Smith, K. Hanson, R. A. Glenn, J. Von Bargen, J. Bumgarner, and L. Clarke. 2017. Determination of gill Na+, K+ -ATPase enzyme activity and gene expression from juvenile steelhead reared at Lyons Ferry and Irrigon fish hatcheries.

2016

Barron, J. R. Twibell, A. Gannam and K. Hanson. 2016. Development of artificial propagation methods for production of juvenile Pacific lamprey (Entosphenus tridentatus) for use in research associated with Section 4.2.3 of the Rocky Reach Pacific lamprey Management Plan. Annual Report. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Abernathy Fish Technology Center for Chelan PUD.

Gannam, A.L., Twibell, R.G., Barron, J. M.,and Wing, K.M. 2016. Diet Development for lost River Suckers in the Klamath River Basin. AFTC Final Report.

Twibell, R. and A. Gannam.2016. Effects of Partial Reuse Aquaculture System (PRAS) on Proximate Compostion of Broodyear 2014 and 2015 Steelhead (Oncorhynchus mykiss) Reared at Hagerman National Fish Hatchery. AFTC Final Report.

2015

Gannam, A. L., R. G. Twibell, and J. M. Barron. 2015. Diet development for Lost River suckers in the Klamath River Basin.U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Abernathy Fish Technology Center.

Twibell, R. and A. Gannam.2015.Effects of a Reuse Aquaculture System (RAS) on Proximate Composition of Steelhead (Oncorhynchus mykiss) Reared at Hagerman National Fish Hatchery. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Abernathy Fish Technology Center: 10.

2014

Gannam, A., R. Twibell and K. Hanson. 2014. Evaluation of the effects of an alternative feeding regime on the smolt status and body composition of juvenile spring Chinook salmon at Carson National Fish Hatchery. Final report. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Abernathy Fish Technology Center for Carson NFH.

2013

Davis, J., and A. Gannam. 2013. Investigation of contaminants in feeds and fish at FWS Pacific Region National Fish Hatcheries and the ramifications to human and ecological health Final report. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Abernathy Fish Technology Center.

Glenn, R.A., H. Hill, Ostrand S., A. Gannam, and K.C. Hanson. 2013. Intestinal microflorae of hatchery steelhead (Oncorhynchus mykiss) held in well water, surface water in the hatchery and in Abernathy Creek, WA. Internal report for Abernathy Fish Technology Center, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.

2012

Barron, J. M., R. Twibell, H. Hill, M. Newsom, and A. Gannam. 2012. Investigating the viability of using egg analogs to increase natural production of steelhead trout Oncorhynchus mykiss.1-16.

Conway, J., R. G. Twibell, A. L. Gannam, and N. M. Hyde. 2012. Dietary phosphorus requirement of juvenile Gila trout (Oncorhynchus gilae). U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Abernathy Fish Technology Center.

Davis, J., and A. Gannam. 2012. Investigation of contaminants in feeds and fish at FWS Pacific Region national fish hatcheries and the ramifications to human and ecological health Annual report. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Abernathy Fish Technology Center.

Gannam, A. L., R. G. Twibell, H. A. Hill, J. M. Barron, N. M. Hyde and T. N. Pearsons. 2012. Development of low phosphorus and low leaching feeds for effluent management. Final report. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Abernathy Fish Technology Center for Grant PUD.

Glenn, R. A. 2012. The development of a real-time PCR primer-probe set for the growth hormone 2 gene for use as an endogenous control in fish samples. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Abernathy Fish Technology Center.

Hill, H., and A. Gannam. 2012. Comparing proximate and fatty acid composition of wild and captive humper lake trout eggs. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Abernathy Fish Technology Center.

Hill, H. A., and A. L. Gannam. 2012. The U.S. fish & wildlife service Pacific Region's fish feed quality control program: review of the past 10 years. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Abernathy Fish Technology Center.

Quantitative Ecology & Technology

2018

Peterson, Douglas P., Katherine Strailey, and Michael Murray. 2018. Evaluating comparative PIT tag loss of steelhead reared in partial reuse aquaculture systems (PRAS) or traditional raceways at Hagerman National Fish Hatchery Annual Report 2018. US Fish and Wildlife Service, Abernathy Fish Technology Center, Longview, WA. 23 pp.

Peterson, D.P., W.S. Simposon, and K. E. Steinke. 2018. Evaluating comparative PIT tag loss of steelhead reared in partial reuse aquaculture systems (PRAS) or traditional raceways at Hagerman National Fish Hatchery Annual Report 2018. US Fish and Wildlife Service, Abernathy Fish Technology Center, Longview, WA. 29 pp.

2017

Peterson, D. P., W. S. Simpson, and L. Beck. 2017. Progress Report - Common Carp Biomass Threshold Experiment Pilot Study Work Conducted in Fall 2016. AFTC Interim Report:9 pp.

Simpson, W. S., D. P. Peterson, K. E. Steinke, and L. Beck. 2017. Efficacy of using electrofishing to reduce recruitment of invasive Common Carp in Malheur Lake, a large endorheic marsh. AFTC Final Report to Pacific Region Refuges (Invasive Species Control Project).

2016

Simpson, W. S., and D. Peterson. 2016 (A). Fisheries Monitoring System: Umatilla Project Facilities, Annual Report 2016. 48 pp.

Simpson, W. S., and D. Peterson. 2016 (B). Fisheries Monitoring System: Umatilla Project Facilities, Annual Report 2015. 47 pp.

2015

Peterson, D. P., S. Bernall, K. Bouwens, K. Breidinger, J. DosSantos, D. Grupenhoff, W. Fredenberg, R. Kreiner, S. Moran, B. Naples, L. Nelson, R. Ryan, and D. Schmetterling. 2015. Strategic modeling to assist conservation of bull trout in the Lower Clark Fork River, 93 pp. + Appendices.

Walsh, S. J., D. P. Peterson, and K. A. Techasarin. 2015. Mekong River Fish Ecology Information Gap Assessment and Capacity Building in Lao PDR. US Department of Interior, International Technical Assistance Program, Final Report:51 pp.

2014

Simpson, W. S. 2014. Cascades Pika Watch: Connecting People With Nature (CPWN) small project report. 6 pp.

Simpson, W. S. 2014. Fisheries Monitoring System: Umatilla Project Facilities, Annual Report 2014. 42 pp.

2012

Hanson, K. C., and K. E. Steinke. 2012. Fisheries monitoring system: Catherine Creek PIT-tag interrogation systems. Final Report. U.S. Bureau of Reclamation, Pacific Northwest Region, Boise, ID, 83706.

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