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.
Students from around the country worked together as part of a class on the ecology of infectious marine diseases, taught by SAFS professors S. Roberts and C. Friedman, to examine how genes express themselves in sick and healthy sea stars.
UW Today featured SAFS professor Ted Pietsch, who co-authored a new report documenting all the fishes in the Salish Sea, from the familiar coho salmon to the intriguing dwarf wrymouth.
Update 08/17/2016: Thanks for your interest! These two positions have been filled.
Assistant Professor and Curator of Ichthyology at the UW Burke Museum
Assistant Professor, Marine Invertebrate Ecology
SAFS professors Ray Hilborn and Tom Quinn and SAFS affiliate professor Fred Utter were selected as part of the first group of Fellows named in the American Fisheries Society (AFS). Fellows are recognized for their outstanding contributions to the diverse field of aquatic and fishery sciences.
SAFS graduate student Marissa Jones’s recently published study compares hatchery and wild steelhead spawn timing and survival in Willapa river.
Recent SAFS alumna Susan Harris spent 10 weeks at UW’s Friday Harbor Labs on San Juan island studying zoology and botany. UW Today featured a profile on Susan’s experience.
A warm water mass in the Pacific Ocean is impacting forage species and stirring up more conversations about the need for ecosystem-based fisheries management. SAFS Professor Tim Essington weighs in.
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.
Graduate student Meryl Mims is passionate about the conservation of Arizona treefrogs and is studying the effects of the species population decline.