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Western Fisheries Research Center

Science

Our research program at the WFRC is built around three strategic science directions: Aquatic Animal Health, Drivers of Ecosystem Change, and Restoration Ecology and Species Recovery. These directions are interrelated and often overlapping.

WFRC Marrowstone Marine Field Station

WFRC Marrowstone Marine Field Station

Within the Northwest Region of the USGS the Marrowstone Marine Field Station represents the exclusive marine/seawater-based research facility.

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WFRC Columbia River Research Laboratory

WFRC Columbia River Research Laboratory

The Columbia River Research Laboratory, carries out research throughout the U.S. portion of the river's drainage basin in 5 western states.

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WFRC Klamath Falls Field Station

WFRC Klamath Falls Field Station

The Klamath Falls Field Station conducts research into the life history, population dynamics, and behavioral ecology of fishes within the Klamath River Basin.

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