Alaska Fisheries Science Center's Newport Laboratory 2020 In Review Report
Alaska Fisheries Science Center’s Newport Laboratory is home to the Center’s Fisheries Behavioral Ecology Program. The Laboratory is part of the Oregon State University’s Hatfield Marine Science Center in Newport, Oregon. Scientists conduct research...
The Alaska Fisheries Science Center was able to accomplish a lot in FY 2020 despite the need to cancel some important field research and fish, crab and marine mammal surveys due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
It was a year of perseverance, creative thinking, and flexibility.
Our scientists took major steps to adjust the way we do business, protecting staff, communities and research partners while delivering critical science to support resource management and conservation efforts in FY20-21.