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.
Scientists have linked sea urchins, otters and climate change to the destruction of Aleutian reefs.Read more about urchins, otters and climate change.
February 22, 2022
The University of Alaska will host a mariculture conference in Juneau's Centennial Hall on April 12-14, 2022. The conference will focus on the status of mariculture in Alaska, as well as challenges and opportunities in the industry.
December 02, 2021
The College of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences will hold its next weekly seminar on Wednesday, Dec. 1, from 3:30-4:30 p.m. via Zoom. The talk will be offered by Louise Cominassi.
November 19, 2021
Hannah Myers' fieldwork, executed on a 34-foot vessel that sails out of Seward, is shedding light on killer whales in the undersea world off the south coast of Alaska.