Fish and Aquatic Life

Lynn Ketchum

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Coring on Salt Marsh

This video is about coring on the Salmon River Salt Marsh in Oregon.

OSU Sea Grant Publication

Seeing Climate Change in Bugs and Salmon

There are many ways to measure climate change. In northeast Oregon, scientists are investigating aquatic insects and how land management around waterways could potentially help or hinder salmon, which spawn in the streams.

By David Wooster, Sandy DeBano, | Video

OSU Environmental Leadership for Youth (ELY) Short Film - 2018

This video is about the OSU Environmental Leadership for Youth (ELY) program that invites a diversity of students from 8th to 12th grades in the Willamette Valley to be inspired by natural areas, watershed science and community engagement.

OSU Sea Grant Publication

Latest News

Blend of warmer water, chemical exposure influence gene expression across generations in a coastal fish

Jan 31, 2019
Warmer water temperatures, combined with low-level exposure to chemicals, influence the expression of genes in the offspring of an abundant North American fish species.

By Chris Branam | News Story

Slime proves valuable in developing method for counting salmon in Alaska

Jan 2, 2019
Scientists have published a novel method for counting Pacific salmon – analyzing DNA from the slime the fish leave behind in their spawning streams.

By Chris Branam | News Story

Economic analysis provides watershed moment for environmental groups

Oct 11, 2018
Economists have found that in the United States, watershed groups have had a positive impact on their local water quality. 

By Chris Branam | News Story

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UBO? What is this unidentified beach object?

I found this on the beach near Florence. Could you help me identify it? It measures about 24 inches by 18 inches. 

By Catherine McBride | Featured Question