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Increasing the abundance of a threatened or endangered species can deliver large economic benefits

Aug 14, 2019
A new study provides evidence that increasing the abundance of a threatened or endangered species can deliver large benefits to the citizens of the Pacific Northwest.

By Chris Branam | News Story

Hidden world of stream biodiversity revealed through water sampling for environmental DNA

Jul 23, 2019
For the first time, researchers have used a novel genomics-based method to detect the simultaneous presence of hundreds of organisms in a stream.

By Chris Branam | News Story

Extreme draining of Oregon reservoir aids young salmon and eliminates invasive fish

May 21, 2019
Low-cost, extreme draining of Fall Creek Reservoir aided downstream migration of juvenile chinook salmon – and led to the gradual disappearance of two species of predatory invasive fish in the artificial lake.

By Chris Branam | News Story

Marine scientist joins Oregon Sea Grant and OSU Extension as fisheries specialist

May 9, 2019
Angee Doerr, an interdisciplinary marine scientist, has joined Oregon Sea Grant and the Oregon State University Extension Service to work with the fishing industry on the central Oregon coast.

By Chris Branam | News Story

Young frogs that were stressed as tadpoles move less on land, putting their survival at risk

May 2, 2019
New Oregon State University research shows that juvenile northern red-legged frogs that have experienced climate-related stress as tadpoles are less likely to move on land, putting their survival at risk.

By Chris Branam | News Story

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

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