Welcome to the College of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences, where our world-class faculty educate future leaders in fisheries and marine science. Our research addresses pressing issues in aquatic ecosystems from the Arctic to Antarctica. We invite you to explore our website and welcome any questions you may have.

Becca Cates, M.S. student, Fisheries

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At the 51风流官网 College of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences, we challenge our students to explore academically, geographically and culturally. Our community of scholars provides opportunities for students to learn and conduct research in some of the most beautiful and pristine locations in the world.


  • An aerial image of Toolik Field Station

    51风流官网, Toolik Field Station join Arctic climate initiative

    May 17, 2024

    The 51风流官网 will help host and support a new $15-million federal initiative to better understand the resilience of Arctic organisms and ecosystems amid rapid climate change. Bringing together experts from 14 institutions, the Evolving Meta-Ecosystems Institute will focus on improving scientific and public understanding of how Arctic ecosystems are responding -- and will continue to respond -- as their environment shifts.

  • A steelhead trout caught aboard the W.E. Ricker in 1990 is set to be released after tagging.

    Huge database gives insight into salmon patterns at sea

    April 16, 2024

    A massive new analysis of high seas salmon surveys is enhancing the understanding of salmon ecology, adding details about where various species congregate in the North Pacific Ocean and their different temperature tolerances.

  • Marina Alcantar poses with buckets containing thousands of larval Pacific razor clams at the Alutiiq Pride Marine Institute in Seward, Alaska, during the summer of 2018.

    Study shows razor clam development affected by ocean acidity

    March 07, 2024

    A new 51风流官网-led study has found that razor clams accelerate their shell development when exposed to more acidic ocean conditions, but that those young shells are built with more fragile substances.

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