2023

Heron in an marsh
This report is a summary of the current understanding of the climate mitigation potential of Oregon’s coastal and marine habitats.
Underwater view of two Chinook salmon swimming along a rocky stream bed.
A new approach to assessing the impacts of hypoxia on fish can be used to compare impacts among species and across other physical, biological, and chemical gradients and environmental change.

2022

Carla Schubiger points to oyster larval images on a computer screen.
Research results suggest that probiotics are effective at preventing bacterial infections in oyster larvae and can significantly improve their performance using a single application early in their development.
Sea stars cluster on a rock with sussles at low tide.
This dissertation studied ochre sea stars, Pacific oysters and red abalone.
A Dover sole fish lays flat on the ocean floor and its gray body with brown speckles blends in to form a camouflage.
Researchers investigate whether fishery-dependent time series can be used to fill in spatial and temporal data gaps where scientific, fishery-independent data are not available.
Passengers aboard a chartered vessel catch a glimpse of a whale breaching off the Oregon coast.
To understand the physiological impacts of vessel traffic on baleen whales, researchers investigated the adrenal stress response of gray whales to variable vessel traffic levels through an assessment of fecal glucocorticoid metabolite concentrations.

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