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Collecting Environmental DNA Samples on the 2022 Spring Ecosystem Monitoring Survey

Planning a sea-going research cruise since the pandemic started has been difficult, and at times impossible, so it is exciting to get back out on the ocean again.
June 17, 2022 - Survey ,
 A color image taken on the ship's deck in fair weather at night. At center, three people remove water samples from bottles held in  an open, metal, cylindrical frame about 8 feet high. The bottles are cylindrical, opaque, and look like scuba air tanks.

Deep Sea Corals Research on the West Coast

The Center’s Genetics and Evolution Program supports molecular and genetic research on deep-sea corals and sponges.
A rockfish nestles among a variety of corals and sponges on Mendocino Ridge.  Credit: MARE, DSCRTP A rockfish nestles among a variety of corals and sponges on Mendocino Ridge. Credit: MARE, DSCRTP

Marine Forensic Laboratory at the Northwest Fisheries Science Center

The Marine Forensic Laboratory analyzes evidence collected during the investigation of civil and criminal violations of laws protecting marine species.

Traces of DNA Can Accurately Assess Fish in the Ocean

eDNA provides an affordable alternative to measure fish populations.
March 22, 2022 - Feature Story ,
scientist measuring environmental DNA from water samples on board the Bell M. Shimada during hake survey 2019 nwfsc

Fisheries Ecology in the Northeast

We study fisheries ecology: the relationship between important marine life and their environment. Our goal is to support sustainable wild and farmed fisheries on the Northeast shelf to create opportunities and benefits for the economy and ecosystem.

Ecological Genetics and Diversity in the Pacific Northwest

Science support for ongoing conservation and management activities.

Genetic Analysis Shows Beluga Whale In Puget Sound Likely Arrived From Arctic Waters

Whale unusual in Pacific Northwest probably traveled thousands of miles south.
October 25, 2021 - Feature Story ,
white colored whale, a beluga, swimming just below the surface of blue water Credit: World Vets under MMHSRP 18786-05

Eyes Underwater: Complementary Tools Can Determine How Fish Use Oyster Aquaculture Gear

Scientists document the underwater world of shellfish farms using video and environmental DNA.
September 27, 2021 - Feature Story ,
A group of small fish are visible through somewhat turbid water above the top of a metal oyster cage.

Carboys and Cinder Cones

Filtering seawater and sediment to examine marine biodiversity in the Northern Mariana Islands.
June 29, 2018 - Survey ,
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