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We’re hiring: Assistant Professor, Quantitative Scientist

SAFS seeks a super-mathy person to develop and apply mathematical or statistical tools to aquatic biological systems, fisheries, and conservation.
To view the UW job posting, please visit: http://ap.washington.edu/ahr/academic-jobs/position/aa20830/
To ensure consideration, please apply by November 15, 2016. 

UW clingfish video takes 1st prize

SAFS professor Adam Summers, based at Friday Harbor Labs, collaborated with two English majors, Ian Stevens and Zack Bivins, to create an award-winning video about the clingfish – as chosen by 6th through 8th graders around the world, through the Ocean 180 Video Challenge.

Salmon and Grizzly Bears – Oh My!

Through the School of Aquatic and Fishery Sciences, Sarah Schooler, ’15, spent six weeks in the Alaskan bush, collecting the same data in the field she’d been studying in the classroom: salmon and the hungry habits of grizzly bears. 

New fish genus and species named for its red, fingerlike fins

SAFS Professor Ted Pietsch and SAFS graduate student Rachel Arnold recently relocated an elusive tropical frogfish, last seen in Australia in 1980. After collecting specimens and testing the DNA, they discovered they’d found a new genus and species of fish, now named the red-fingered anglerfish. 

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