hand holding hundreds of small Pacific oyster larvae
The results of this study provide insight into how the microbiome of Pacific oysters may affect their early development, which can inform hatchery and nursery practices.
A large Chinook salmon with a red under belly and sides swims with smaller Omykiss in the background.
This research proposes a method to assess the distribution of environmental resistance of stream ecosystems to biological invasions by coupling multi-stage habitat potential models for non-native species.
western pearlshell mussels in water
This study is on freshwater mussel ecology in Oregon's coastal watersheds. It analyzes stream survey data, co-varying habitat characteristics, and summarizes mussel distribution and host fish co-occurrence.
Fishermen bring catch in nets aboard a boat
This workshop report summarizes commercial fishing industry input on feasible and practical improvements to gear marking in the sablefish pot gear off the West Coast to improve NOAA’s ability to identify the source fishery of large whale entanglements.
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.
Long frons on bull kelp waves in an underwater exhibit at the Oregon Coast Aquarium. The bull kelp grows in long vertical strands. Fish swim between them.
This report is a comprehensive analysis of the seaweed industry in Oregon and the emerging possiblities for the local economoy and environment.