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.
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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.
April 28, 2021
A new study provides the first high-resolution observations of warm, northbound water sliding beneath the surface of the cold Beaufort Sea.
April 16, 2021
The College of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences will hold its last weekly seminar for the semester on Wednesday, April 21, from 3:30-4:30 p.m. via Zoom.
April 09, 2021
The College of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences will hold its weekly seminar on Wednesday, April 14, from 3:30-4:30 p.m. via Zoom.