Research programs currently include association of primary production with recruitment of marine fish and invertebrates, aging and growth of larval fish and invertebrates, pathology of finfish and invertebrates, aquaculture of salmon and seaweeds, genetic improvement of salmon brood stocks, molecular genetic stock separation techniques, climatic influences on fishing, population dynamics and management of commercially important fish and invertebrates, ecology and behavior of marine mammals, and hydroacoustic stock estimation.
The Juneau Center is located on the shores of Auke Bay, near the National Marine Fisheries Service Laboratory approximately 12 miles north of Juneau. Research facilities include both freshwater and seawater wet labs, a walk-in freezer and cold room, and modern computer labs. The center cooperatively operates a research salmon hatchery located on Auke Creek with the National Marine Fisheries Service.
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Last modified June 10, 1998