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Preparing to set a lampara net

Karl Stenberg tossing the lead line and preparing to set a lampara net, Nisqually River delta. Credit: Walker Duval, Nisqually River Foundation. (Public domain.)

Fish Health Section

Scientists in the Fish Health Research Program at the USGS Western Fisheries Research Center (WFRC) have a strong commitment to respond to requests for research and technical support from Tribal fisheries agencies and the Department of the Interior bureaus. The assistance is typically in the form of laboratory services, expert advice, technology transfer and research on aquatic animal health issues identified by Tribal fish health managers. Recent examples include:

Fish Ecology Section

Puget Sound fall Chinook estuarine utilization