Tribal Collaboration - Fish Health Program (FHP)

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The Fish Health Program has a strong commitment to respond to requests for research and technical support from Tribal fisheries agencies.

Scientist examines a cell cuture

The Western Fisheries Research Center provides technical training and reference laboatory services for federal, state, and tribal fish health centers. Here, WFRC scientist Bill Batts examines a cell culture containing a new virus to be identified. (Public domain.)

Scientists in the Fish Health Research Program 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: