• Tour of the R/V Sikuliaq during an outreach event in Seattle. Photo by Todd Paris.

    Tour of the R/V Sikuliaq during an outreach event in Seattle. Photo by Todd Paris.

  • Jim Burkitt, left, and Andrew McDonnell recover an instrument during night operations in the equatorial Pacific Ocean. Photo by Andrew McDonnell.

    Jim Burkitt, left, and Andrew McDonnell recover an instrument during night operations in the equatorial Pacific Ocean. Photo by Andrew McDonnell.

  • Ben Weitzman studies an urchin barren off the coast of the Aleutian Islands. Photo by Brenda Konar.

    Ben Weitzman studies an urchin barren off the coast of the Aleutian Islands. Photo by Brenda Konar.

  • Brian Ulaski holds up a water sample from the CTD that he will filter for microbes. Photo courtesy of Caitlin Bailey, GFOE, The Hidden Ocean 2016: Chukchi Borderlands

    Brian Ulaski holds up a water sample from the CTD that he will filter for microbes. Photo courtesy of Caitlin Bailey, GFOE, The Hidden Ocean 2016: Chukchi Borderlands

  • The R/V Sikuliaq sails by the Seattle skyline. Photo by Todd Paris

    The R/V Sikuliaq sails by the Seattle skyline. Photo by Todd Paris

At the UAF School of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences, we challenge our students to explore academically, geographically and culturally. We are a community of scholars that provide opportunities for students to learn and conduct research in some of the most beautiful and pristine locations in the world.


Events

Student Spotlight

SFOS master’s student Mark Nelson traces his love of nature and wildlife back to his childhood, and the many wonderful summers spent fishing and camping with his family.

Now a wildlife technician with the Alaska Department of Fish and Game, Mark says that even as a youngster in Montana he wanted a career in the field.

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Research Spotlight

Halibut regulations linked to diversification of charter fishing portfolios

Southeast Alaska sport fishermen are adding new species to their fishing portfolios because of new halibut fishing rules. They are increasingly targeting rockfish and sablefish in addition to halibut and salmon.

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Event Spotlight

Seattle events highlight Sikuliaq's research abilities

“This event succeeded in its broader goal to strengthen connections with our many stakeholders, forge new alliances, and raise awareness of our cutting-edge research, outstanding education programs and wide-ranging service to Alaska and the nation,” said SFOS Dean S. Bradley Moran.

 

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UAF School of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences 
905 N. Koyukuk Drive, 245 O’Neill Building
PO Box 757220
Fairbanks, Alaska 99775-7220

General Phone: 907-474-7824
General Fax: 907-474-7204

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