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The Western Fisheries Research Center’s Fish Health Program conducts science focused on understanding the control, distribution and severity of infectious diseases affecting hatchery and wild fish. The scope of our research includes virology, bacteriology, immunology, histology, molecular biology, pathogen ecology, epidemiology, disease modeling, evolution and genetics.

Seventy-Five Years of Science - The Story of the U.S. Geological Survey's Western Fisheries Research Center, 1935-2010

Seventy-Five Years of Science - The Story of the U.S. Geological Survey's Western Fisheries Research Center, 1935-2010

A Message from the Leader of the Fish Health Program

A Message from the Leader of the Fish Health Program