2021

A gray whale breaches near Port Orford.
Researchers assessed energy values of common nearshore zooplankton in Oregon's gray whale feeding grounds, and compared it to the energetic value of amphipod species fed on by Eastern North Pacific gray whales in the Arctic.
razor clams
Study deployed passive water samplers and collected riverine and estuarine bivalves from Oregon Coast watersheds to examine forestry-​specific pesticide contamination.
Giant pacific octopus presses against the glass on a tank. Its underside and tenticles are on display.
Oregon Sea Grant's Renee Fowler shares fun facts about the giant Pacific octopus as she feeds it at the Hatfield Visitor Center in Newport.
Four small sablefish that have been caught lay on a wooden deck.
The researchers developed essential blood monitoring markers for monitoring the health of sablefish, also known as butterfish or black cod.
Arial view of a female gray whale swimming with her calf. Photo NOAA Fisheries
This study investigates the effects of body condition variability on hormones associated with stress and energy allocation in Eastern North Pacific gray whales.
Adult coho salmon swiming upriver
Study examines whether Oregon coastal coho salmon returning to three tributaries of the Smith River watershed (in the central Oregon Coast Range) responded to the stream hydroregime throughout their spawning period.

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