Welcome to the College of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences, where our world-class faculty educate future leaders in fisheries and marine science. Our research addresses pressing issues in aquatic ecosystems from the Arctic to Antarctica. We invite you to explore our website and welcome any questions you may have.
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At the UAF College of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences, we challenge our students to explore academically, geographically and culturally. Our community of scholars provides opportunities for students to learn and conduct research in some of the most beautiful and pristine locations in the world.
Without otter predation, sea urchins decimate Aleutian reefs
Scientists have linked sea urchins, otters and climate change to the destruction of Aleutian reefs.Read more about urchins, otters and climate change.
January 15, 2021
The College of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences will hold its first weekly seminar of spring semester on Wednesday, Jan. 20, from 3:30-4:30 p.m. via Zoom.
January 14, 2021
Through March 15, Ocean Acidification Research Center is accepting proposals from students to add ocean acidification measurements to their research projects.
December 21, 2020
Thousands of years after a wolf pup suddenly perished in northern Canada, researchers have constructed a fascinating picture of its brief life, including details about its age, diet and ancestry.