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.
New tools track freshwater fish in changing climate
Three new research tools will help scientists and the public better understand the effects of climate change on freshwater fish.Read more on the new tools
Salmon across Alaska are getting smaller, impacting people and ecosystems
Salmon species across Alaska are returning to spawn at a smaller size, affecting both people and ecosystems.Read more about smaller salmon
December 01, 2020
The College of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences will hold its keynote seminar on Thursday, Dec. 3, from 1-2 p.m. via Zoom.
November 17, 2020
Sora Kim will present "Tales from Their Teeth: Shark Teeth as Ecological and Environmental Recorders," Wednesday, Nov. 18, from 3:30-4:30 p.m.
November 13, 2020
A group of researchers have found a sliver of good news in the disappearing sea ice off Alaska’s west coast — the ocean floor around Bering Strait still seems to be capturing billions of bits of carbon that might otherwise lead to an even warmer planet.