Fish and Aquatic Life

Lynn Ketchum

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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

2018 Evaluation of Pricing and Online Presence of Oregon Coast Tour Operators

This report is for companies along the Oregon coast that provide guided kayaking, salmon fishing and whale-watching tours.

OSU Sea Grant Publication

2018 Evaluation of Pricing and Online Presence of Oregon Coast Tour Operators

This report is for companies along the Oregon coast that provide guided kayaking, salmon fishing and whale-watching tours.

OSU Sea Grant Publication

Latest News

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

A view from above and below: Hatchery chinook salmon are self-sorting in tanks

Feb 7, 2018
Hatchery-raised chinook salmon sort themselves into surface- and bottom-oriented groups in their rearing tanks. This behavior might be due in part to the fish’s genes, according to an OSU study.

By Chris Branam | News Story

Newly-hatched salmon use geomagnetic field to learn which way is up

Feb 15, 2018
Findings have important implications for understanding how salmon navigate across the wide range of habitats they encounter

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. 

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