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two hydro techs on the yellow water quality station floating on Detroit Lake
Detroit Lake water-quality pontoon platform monitoring station
Detroit Lake water-quality pontoon platform monitoring station
Detroit Lake water-quality pontoon platform monitoring station

Technicians deployed Detroit Lake's new water-quality monitoring station in April, 2024.

Technicians deployed Detroit Lake's new water-quality monitoring station in April, 2024.

Cover image for fish screen video
Cover image for fish screen video filmed at the Columbia River Research Laboratory
Cover image for fish screen video filmed at the Columbia River Research Laboratory
Cover image for fish screen video filmed at the Columbia River Research Laboratory

Cover image for fish screen video filmed at the Columbia River Research Laboratory.

Scientist using a fluorescing stereoscope for counting microplastics
Scientist using a fluorescing stereoscope for counting microplastics found in smallmouth bass tissue samples
Scientist using a fluorescing stereoscope for counting microplastics found in smallmouth bass tissue samples
Scientist using a fluorescing stereoscope for counting microplastics found in smallmouth bass tissue samples

WFRC scientist Lisa Wetzel uses a fluorescing stereoscope to look for microplastics in samples of Smallmouth Bass tissue provided by the Nez Perce Tribe, Idaho.

WFRC scientist Lisa Wetzel uses a fluorescing stereoscope to look for microplastics in samples of Smallmouth Bass tissue provided by the Nez Perce Tribe, Idaho.

Juvenile Coho Salmon in a tank.
Juvenile Coho Salmon (Oncorhynchus kisutch) Laboratory Studies.
Juvenile Coho Salmon (Oncorhynchus kisutch) Laboratory Studies.
Juvenile Coho Salmon (Oncorhynchus kisutch) Laboratory Studies.

Juvenile Coho salmon (Oncorhynchus kisutch) behavior is assessed following exposure to 6PPD-quinone, a derivative of the compound 6PPD which is used in tires to prevent wear.

Juvenile Coho salmon (Oncorhynchus kisutch) behavior is assessed following exposure to 6PPD-quinone, a derivative of the compound 6PPD which is used in tires to prevent wear.

WFRC scientists, Spokane fish health scientist and Spokane Tribal intern conduct virus exposures
WFRC scientists, Spokane fish health scientist and Spokane Tribal intern conduct virus exposures in the WFRC Seattle web lab
WFRC scientists, Spokane fish health scientist and Spokane Tribal intern conduct virus exposures in the WFRC Seattle web lab
WFRC scientists, Spokane fish health scientist and Spokane Tribal intern conduct virus exposures in the WFRC Seattle web lab

Dr. Gael Kurath, Joanne Salzer and Bill Batts joining Spokane fish health scientist Rebecca Cook and Spokane Tribal intern Justine Flett to conduct virus exposures in the WFRC Seattle weblab.

Joanne Salzer and Spokane Tribal intern, Justine Flett conducting virus exposures
Joanne Salzer and Spokane Tribal intern, Justine Flett conducting virus exposures in the WFRC Seattle weblab
Joanne Salzer and Spokane Tribal intern, Justine Flett conducting virus exposures in the WFRC Seattle weblab
Joanne Salzer and Spokane Tribal intern, Justine Flett conducting virus exposures in the WFRC Seattle weblab

Joanne Salzer and Spokane Tribal intern, Justine Flett, conducting virus exposures in the WFRC Seattle wetlab. Our scientists are collaborating with the fisheries staff from the Spokane Tribe and Coeur d'Alene Tribe in a study to determine how susceptible Redband trout are to IHN virus (infectious hematopoietic necrosis virus).

Joanne Salzer and Spokane Tribal intern, Justine Flett, conducting virus exposures in the WFRC Seattle wetlab. Our scientists are collaborating with the fisheries staff from the Spokane Tribe and Coeur d'Alene Tribe in a study to determine how susceptible Redband trout are to IHN virus (infectious hematopoietic necrosis virus).

Videos

Juvenile Coho Salmon in a tank. Coho Salmon 6PPD-Q Exposure Study
Coho Salmon 6PPD-Q Exposure Study
Coho Salmon 6PPD-Q Exposure Study

Juvenile Coho salmon (Oncorhynchus kisutch) exhibiting abnormal behaviors associated with exposure to 6PPD-quinone, a derivative of the compound 6PPD which is used in tires to prevent wear.

Juvenile Coho salmon (Oncorhynchus kisutch) exhibiting abnormal behaviors associated with exposure to 6PPD-quinone, a derivative of the compound 6PPD which is used in tires to prevent wear.

GP1 East Transect – 2017
GP1 East Transect – 2017
GP1 East Transect – 2017

Permanent Control Site: GP1 East Transect; Depth: 6.7 m (22.1 feet); Distance from river mouth: 19.0 Kilometers (11.8 miles) east; Pre/Post Dam Removal: 6 years post-dam removal; Lat/Long: 48.11852521,-123.31538047; Site Description: This site was established as the eastern control. Depth is medium-shallow.

Permanent Control Site: GP1 East Transect; Depth: 6.7 m (22.1 feet); Distance from river mouth: 19.0 Kilometers (11.8 miles) east; Pre/Post Dam Removal: 6 years post-dam removal; Lat/Long: 48.11852521,-123.31538047; Site Description: This site was established as the eastern control. Depth is medium-shallow.

GP1 West Transect – 2017
GP1 West Transect – 2017
GP1 West Transect – 2017

Permanent Control Site: GP1 West Transect; Depth: 8.0 m (26.2 feet); Distance from river mouth: 19.0 Kilometers (11.8 Miles) east; Pre/Post Dam Removal: 6 years post-dam removal; Lat/Long: 48.11852521,-123.31605203; Site Description: This site was established as the eastern control. Depth is medium-shallow.

Permanent Control Site: GP1 West Transect; Depth: 8.0 m (26.2 feet); Distance from river mouth: 19.0 Kilometers (11.8 Miles) east; Pre/Post Dam Removal: 6 years post-dam removal; Lat/Long: 48.11852521,-123.31605203; Site Description: This site was established as the eastern control. Depth is medium-shallow.

F1 East Transect – 2017
F1 East Transect – 2017
F1 East Transect – 2017

Permanent Site: F1 East Transect; Depth: 6.6 Meters (21.5 Feet); Distance from river mouth: 1.3 Kilometers (0.8 Miles) east; Pre/Post Dam Removal: 6 years post-dam removal; Lat/Long: 48.15292999, -123.55011402; Site Description: This is a shallow site.

Permanent Site: F1 East Transect; Depth: 6.6 Meters (21.5 Feet); Distance from river mouth: 1.3 Kilometers (0.8 Miles) east; Pre/Post Dam Removal: 6 years post-dam removal; Lat/Long: 48.15292999, -123.55011402; Site Description: This is a shallow site.

F1 West Transect – 2017
F1 West Transect – 2017
F1 West Transect – 2017

Permanent Site: F1 West Transect; Depth: 6.7 Meters (22.0 Feet); Distance from river mouth: 1.3 Kilometers (0.8 Miles) east; Pre/Post Dam Removal: 6 years post-dam removal; Lat/Long: 48.15292999, -123.55078602; Site Description: This is a shallow site. Substrate remains predominantly sand. Larger brown seaweeds were present.

Permanent Site: F1 West Transect; Depth: 6.7 Meters (22.0 Feet); Distance from river mouth: 1.3 Kilometers (0.8 Miles) east; Pre/Post Dam Removal: 6 years post-dam removal; Lat/Long: 48.15292999, -123.55078602; Site Description: This is a shallow site. Substrate remains predominantly sand. Larger brown seaweeds were present.

F2 East Transect – 2017
F2 East Transect – 2017
F2 East Transect – 2017

Permanent Site: F2 East Transect; Depth: 11.2 Meters (36.9 Feet); Distance from river mouth: 1.5 Kilometers (0.9 Miles) east; Pre/Post Dam Removal: 6 years post-dam removal; Lat/Long: 48.15672004,-123.54969397; Site Description: Substrate is mainly a gravel/cobble mixture with an occasional boulder. Seven species of brown seaweed were present.

Permanent Site: F2 East Transect; Depth: 11.2 Meters (36.9 Feet); Distance from river mouth: 1.5 Kilometers (0.9 Miles) east; Pre/Post Dam Removal: 6 years post-dam removal; Lat/Long: 48.15672004,-123.54969397; Site Description: Substrate is mainly a gravel/cobble mixture with an occasional boulder. Seven species of brown seaweed were present.