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.
October 05, 2023
Researchers have confirmed that salmon are spawning in an Arctic Ocean watershed, suggesting that at least some salmon species could be expanding to new territory as climate change reshapes their habitat.
September 07, 2023
A new study has found minute levels of chemical contamination in a small sample of Arctic coastal fish species, an encouraging finding for residents who rely on them for subsistence foods.
August 23, 2023
Deep-sea hydrothermal springs are dramatically enhancing the reproductive success of octopuses at a site off the central California coast, contributing to the largest known aggregation of the marine creatures in the world.