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Saving Coho Salmon: It's All About the Timing

As NOAA biologists work to re-establish runs of coho salmon in California, they aim to bring back some of the diversity of the wild populations that once thrived there.
May 16, 2013 - Podcast ,
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Modernized Minto Fish Trap Will Be Safer for Fish and for Fish Biologists

The Willamette River drains some 11,500 square miles of a remarkably fertile and beautiful area of northwest Oregon.
March 06, 2013 - Feature Story ,

Spotlight on Marine Forensic Science at the NWFSC

Scientists help enforcement agents investigate crimes against marine wildlife and protect seafood consumers.
November 14, 2012 - Feature Story ,

Genetic Diversity of Captive Broodstock Program for Redfish Lake Sockeye

Despite an extreme bottleneck that nearly decimated the Redfish Lake sockeye population in the early 1990s, the captive broodstock program retained 95% of the population’s genetic diversity.
August 08, 2012 - Feature Story ,
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Raising Pacific Lamprey Eggs at Mukilteo Research Station

Scientists, tribes collaborate to propagate the declining Pacific lamprey species
July 23, 2012 - Feature Story ,
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New Biomarker Discovered for Low Levels of Domoic Acid

Scientists discovered new way to detect chronic, low-level exposure to a seafood toxin in marine animals.
May 02, 2012 - Feature Story ,
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Seeing the Sea Unseen: Where Science and Art Intersect

New website features stunning microscopic images of aquatic life captured by scanning electron microscope.
April 18, 2012 - Feature Story ,
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Scientists Bring Technology to Life for Tribal Students

NWFSC provides Northwest Indian College students with novel hands-on training to detect algal toxins in fish and shellfish.
January 20, 2011 - Feature Story ,
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NOAA to Fix "Flaws" in Sea Lion Removal Program

NOAA Fisheries said today it will not seek further review of the Ninth Circuit Court’s decision that, in effect, requires the agency to revise its current authorization for Washington, Oregon, and Idaho to trap and kill California sea lions.
January 19, 2011 - Feature Story ,

A Cradle of Great Earthquakes: Exploring the Underwater San Andreas Fault

Using advanced technology and a green research vessel, Center scientists team up to explore the submerged San Andreas fault and its hidden marine life.
December 08, 2010 - Feature Story ,
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