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Whale Museum lecture series: Sixgills in the spotlight – Journal of the San Juan Islands

Whale Museum lecture series: Sixgills in the spotlightJournal of the San Juan IslandsCurator of Seattle Aquarium's conservation research program for the past 18 years, Larson, who earned a doctorate at the U of W School of Aquatic and Fishery Sciences, leads a research program that spans 14 projects focused not only on the biology of …

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Aug. 7 Lecture: Seattle Aquarium’s Sixgill Shark Research – SanJuanIslander.com

Aug. 7 Lecture: Seattle Aquarium's Sixgill Shark ResearchSanJuanIslander.comShe holds a PhD from the University of Washington's School of Aquatic and Fishery Sciences and is a PADI divemaster and scientific diver for the Seattle Aquarium. She leads the aquarium's research program that encompasses 14 concurrent projects …

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Crayfish Turf Wars Of The Northwest – KUOW News and Information

Crayfish Turf Wars Of The NorthwestKUOW News and InformationBut the ecosystem balance of this lake is shifting, says Julian Olden, a freshwater ecologist with the School of Aquatic and Fishery Sciences at the University of Washington. Invasive red swamp crayfish now outnumbers the hometown species, known as …

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Crayfish Turf Wars Of The Northwest – KUOW News and Information

Crayfish Turf Wars Of The NorthwestKUOW News and InformationBut the ecosystem balance of this lake is shifting, says Julian Olden, a freshwater ecologist with the School of Aquatic and Fishery Sciences at the University of Washington. Invasive red swamp crayfish now outnumbers the hometown species, known as …

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Crayfish Turf Wars Of The Northwest – EarthFix

Crayfish Turf Wars Of The NorthwestEarthFixBut the ecosystem balance of this lake is shifting, says Julian Olden, a freshwater ecologist with the School of Aquatic and Fishery Sciences at the University of Washington. Invasive red swamp crayfish now outnumbers the hometown species, known as …

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Opinion: There’s still time to stop Pebble Mine – Seattle Daily Journal of Commerce (subscription)

Opinion: There's still time to stop Pebble MineSeattle Daily Journal of Commerce (subscription)Thomas Quinn, a professor at the University of Washington's School of Aquatic and Fishery Sciences, said “Bristol Bay is one of the last really big, fully functioning salmon ecosystems on the planet.” He went on to say that Pebble “would be bad for …and more »

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Kyle MacLachlan calls his UW actor training ‘essential’ – The Seattle Times

Kyle MacLachlan calls his UW actor training 'essential'The Seattle TimesAn interview with actor Kyle MacLachlan (“Twin Peaks,” “Sex and the City,” “Portlandia”), who was the subject of a SIFF tribute this week. He spoke about his screen and TV roles and his University of Washington training. By Moira Macdonald. Seattle …

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Rise of ‘altmetrics’ and measuring impact of research – University World News

Rise of 'altmetrics' and measuring impact of researchUniversity World NewsHe won a promotion to associate professor in the School of Aquatic and Fishery Sciences at the university's College of the Environment. Adding altmetrics to CVs and dossiers may not be common yet. But interest in altmetrics is growing fast, as scholars …

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Rise of ‘Altmetrics’ Revives Questions About How to Measure Impact of Research – Chronicle of Higher Education (subscription)

Rise of 'Altmetrics' Revives Questions About How to Measure Impact of ResearchChronicle of Higher Education (subscription)He won a promotion to associate professor in the School of Aquatic and Fishery Sciences at the university's College of the Environment. Adding altmetrics to CVs and dossiers may not be common yet. But interest in altmetrics is growing fast, as scholars …

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Hybridization between genetically modified Atlantic salmon and wild brown trout reveals novel ecological interactions

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Hybridization between genetically modified Atlantic salmon and wild brown trout reveals novel ecological interactions

Krista B. Oke†⇑,
Peter A. H. Westley‡,
Darek T. R. Moreau¶ and
Ian A. Fleming

Abstract
Interspecific hybridization is a route for transgenes from genetically modified (GM) animals to invade wild populations, yet the ecological effects and potential risks that may emerge from such hybridization are unknown. 

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