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.
June 25, 2021
Understanding how fish interact with hydrokinetic devices is an important step in moving the river-based renewable energy systems toward more widespread use.
June 18, 2021
University of Alaska Fairbanks fisheries scientist Andy Seitz will serve as the university’s first Frank and Marjorie Meek Endowed Chair in Fisheries and Ocean Sciences.
May 25, 2021
Alaska NSF EPSCoR has named Brenda Konar as the new principal investigator and project director of its “Fire and Ice” research project.