Welcome to the College of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences, where our world-class faculty educate future leaders in fisheries and marine science. Our research addresses pressing issues in aquatic ecosystems from the Arctic to Antarctica. We invite you to explore our website and welcome any questions you may have.
Explore our programs
At the UAF College of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences, we challenge our students to explore academically, geographically and culturally. Our community of scholars provides opportunities for students to learn and conduct research in some of the most beautiful and pristine locations in the world.
Without otter predation, sea urchins decimate Aleutian reefs
Scientists have linked sea urchins, otters and climate change to the destruction of Aleutian reefs.Read more about urchins, otters and climate change.
February 22, 2021
The College of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences will host the final round of an online Three Minute Thesis competition on Tuesday, Feb. 23, beginning at 5 p.m.
February 18, 2021
The College of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences Department of Fisheries in Juneau will hold its weekly seminar Friday, Feb. 19, from 3:30-4:30 p.m. online.
February 16, 2021
Marina Washburn will discuss ocean change's impact on three marine species during the College of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences weekly seminar, 3:30-4:30 p.m. Feb. 17, via Zoom.