Northwest Fisheries Science Center

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December 31, 2014
Newborn killer whale a good sign for imperiled pod
Associated Press, New York Times, The National, and others

December 31, 2014
Death of a young killer whale raises worry about the species’ survival
Seattle Times

December 31, 2014
Climate change projected to move salmon north
Eugene Weekly

December 29, 2014
Where do the orcas go when they’re not here? One just got tagged
West Seattle Blog

December 23, 2014
Alaska fish adjust to climate change by following the food
Macro Insider

December 22, 2014
Alaska fish adjust to climate change by following the food
Eurasia Review

December 22, 2014
Following food saves some fish from climate change
Nature World News

December 20, 2014
Alaska fish adjust to climate change by following the food

December 15, 2014
Scientists find infection and fetus in Dall’s porpoise necropsy

December 11, 2014
The Exxon Valdez- 25 years later

December 10, 2014
Under pressure: being an underwater scientist

December 10, 2014
Climate change projected to drive species northward

December 10, 2014
Coho salmon eggs put to the stormwater test
Northwest Indian Fisheries Commission

December 8, 2014
Editorial: woody debris really aids salmon
Daily Astorian

December 5, 2014
Observer program gets ‘sea legs’ as fisheries recover
Daily Astorian

December 3, 2014
Sockeye salmon may fill Redfish Lake again
Bend Bulletin

December 3, 2014
Sockeye numbers up in Idaho’s Redfish Lake
Union-Bulletin and Billings Gazette

December 3, 2014
Observer program gets ‘sea legs’ as fisheries recover
Chinook Observer

December 2, 2014
Sockeye salmon strategies save the species in Idaho
Uncover California

December 2, 2014
Editorial: Fisheries observers demonstrate usefulness of biological expertise
Daily Astorian

December 2, 2014
Warm water in Pacific could cook Idaho’s salmon and steelhead
Idaho Statesman

December 1, 2014
Orcas are showing up near Puget Sound in unprecedented numbers

December 1, 2014
Pacific Northwest swarmed by record number of exotic orcas
Beta Wired

November 30, 2014
Exotic orca whales wandering inland waters in unprecedented numbers
Delhi Daily News

November 30, 2014
Pacific Northwest sees record number of orcas
Guardian Liberty Voice

November 30, 2014
Large number of exotic killer whales spotted in Pacific Northwest
Uncover Michigan

November 29, 2014
Killer whales visit Pacific Northwest in record numbers
Perfect Science

November 28, 2014
Record numbers of ‘exotic’ orcas visit Pacific Northwest
Nature World News

November 26, 2014
Idaho’s sockeye salmon escape the ‘extinction vortex’
Summit County Citizens Voice

November 25, 2014
Endangered species success: Idaho salmon regaining fitness advantage

November 24, 2014
Bizarre sea-life visitors arrive with North Pacific’s historic warmth
The Star

November 24, 2014
A midterm report card
UC Santa Barbara The Current

November 24, 2014
Sockeye get their wildness back
Idaho Statesman

November 21, 2014
Record North Pacific temperatures threatening B.C. marine species
CBC News

November 20, 2014
Death by dirty water: storm runoff a risk for fish
Tri Cities, ABC News, and others

November 12, 2014
Are record salmon runs in the Northwest the result of controversial CO2 reduction scheme?
E&E Climate Wire

November 11, 2014
Biggest Chinook fishers: ‘male loser’ sea lions
Chinook Observer

November 10, 2014
Sea lions eat more Columbian River salmon according to research
Beta Wired

November 10, 2014
Sea lions killing more Columbia River salmon than previously thought
Uncover Michigan

November 9, 2014
Field reports: sea lions take toll on spring Chinook
The Spokesman-Review

November 8, 2014
Study eyes link between sea lions, seals and runs of Columbia Chinook
Lewiston Morning Tribune

November 6, 2014
Research hints high toll of salmon taken by sea lions
Spokesman Review

November 5, 2014
Strange visitors appear in warming Pacific
Discovery News

November 5, 2014
The Whale Trail’s orca talks
West Seattle Blog

November 4, 2014
In the red: West Coast waters are warmest in decades
Washington Post

November 1, 2014
Bizarre sea life visitors arrive with North Pacific’s historic warmth
Seattle Times

October 19, 2014
Salmon soon to make a splash in Kitsap waters
Kitsap Sun

October 11, 2014
Hood Canal Bridge may be deathtrap for steelhead
Kitsap Sun

October 8, 2014
Fleet fishing for data
Western Outdoor News

October 7, 2014
Back in Lk Washington, Chinook stop feeding, rely on smells to find way home

October 3, 2014
Stealing fish to study seabirds
Earthfix/ KCTS 9

October 3, 2014
Six southeast tribes join to monitor harmful algae blooms
Alaska Native News

October 3, 2014
Warm North Pacific Waters threaten native fish

September 22, 2014
Warm waters strain shared BC-Washington salmon fishery
Seattle Globalist

September 18, 2014
Changes in coastal upwelling linked to variability in marine ecosystem off California
The University of Texas at Austin News

September 16, 2014
The Exxon Valdez- 25 years later
The UC Santa Barbara Current

September 15, 2014
The Gulf of Alaska is unusually warm, and weird fish are showing up
The Washington Post

September 15, 2014
Fraser River sockeye run still avoiding U.S. waters, frustrating Whatcom County fisherman
Bellingham Herald

September 15, 2014
Unusual species in Alaska waters indicate parts of Pacific warming dramatically
Alaska Dispatch News

September 12, 2014
NOAA says warming "blob" may impact Pacific marine life
Undercurrent News

September 10, 2014
Speaker series marks 50 years of ecology and evolutionary biology
Cornell Chronicle

September 9, 2014
John Harms' cool marine-biology job at NOAA
Seattle Times

September 9, 2014
Study highlights threats to Southern Resident killer whales
Wake, Wind, and Surf

September 9, 2014
Highlights of NOAA's study of J, K, and L pods
San Juan Islander

September 2, 2014
Eat up! These bottom fish make a dramatic recovery on West Coast
Seattle Times

August 25, 2014
A look into the role of fisheries observers
Oregon Public Broadcasting

August 17, 2014
Back to nature: last chunk of Elwha dams out in September
Seattle Times

August 13, 2014
Family spots rare, 24-foot shark in Puget Sound
KOMO 4 News

August 1, 2014
Why millions of ‘sailing’ creatures are invading West Coast beaches
Live Science

July 30, 2014
Purple jellyfish wash ashore by the thousands on Oregon beaches
The Oregonian

June 26, 2014
Marysville Getchell teacher heads into the lab
The Herald

June 25, 2014
Years of research reveal more about iconic orcas
Associated Press

10-year study highlights threats to local orca whale population

Despite decade of protection, resident orcas still in trouble
Seattle Times

Feds identify 3 major threats to orca comeback

NOAA orca report angers tour boats

Shellfish center-named after UW's Ken Chew-to tackle shellfish declines
UW Today

June 16, 2014
Acid seas threaten creatures that supply half the world's oxygen

June 10, 2014
Chinook may face heavy sea lion predation in Lower Columbia
Chinook Observer

May 29, 2014
New shellfish hatchery opens in Manchester
Port Orchard Independent

May 24, 2014
Study: Kosher is good for seafood sustainability
Seattle Times

May 22, 2014
Officials will celebrate new shellfish hatchery as important step in restoring Washington waters
Port Orchard Independent

May 21, 2014
New Manchester oyster hatchery begins operation
Kitsap Sun

May 3, 2014
What radiation levels in Oregon coast tuna really means
Oregon Coast Beach Connection

April 30, 2014
Acidification eating away at tiny sea snails
The Seattle Times and 74 more related articles

April 8, 2014
Explaining the Cosco Busan spill's toxic effects: scientists report a link between oil and fish heart health
Bay Nature Magazine

April 6, 2014
Puget Sound jellyfish show up in areas of poor water quality
The Oregonian

April 6, 2014
Troubled waters a home for jellyfish
Kitsap Sun

March 25, 2014
Deepwater Horizon oil left tuna, other species, with heart defects likely to prove fatal
Washington Post (and over 100 more publications)

March 24, 2014
Why the Exxon Valdez spill was a eureka moment for science
National Public Radio

March 22, 2014
Decades of toxic waste dredged from the Duwamish
Seattle Times

March 12, 2014
SOS--Save our shellfish

March 11, 2014
An undammed river's sediment brings new life downstream
Earthfix, Oregon Public Broadcasting

February 21, 2014
Navy looks to renew permits for bombing and sonar exercises in the Northwest
Oregon Public Broadcasting Earth Fix

February 18, 2014
Lawsuits could lead to changes in Northwest fish hatcheries

February 13, 2014
Toxins released by oil spills send fish hearts into cardiac arrest
Los Angeles Times (and 33 more publications)

February 13, 2014
Researchers find link between oil, heart function; Deepwater Horizon spill under microscope
Santa Cruz Sentinel

February 11, 2014
Stalking Puget Sound steelhead with science
KUOW EarthFix

January 27, 2014
Beavers might be the ticket for wild steelhead survival
The Dispatch

January 13, 2014
Orcas of the California coast: deciphering the culture of killer whales
Bay Nature

January 12, 2014
Elwha researcher details early impacts
The Bellingham Herald

January 10, 2014
Beaver dams aid fish restoration in John Day River drainage
The Dalles Chronicle

January 8, 2014
Satellites track orcas' winter wanderings
Chinook Observer

January 6, 2014
Satellite tagging filling in gaps on winter migration of endangered killer whales
The Republic

January 3, 2014
Killer whale tracking study continues this year
Kitsap Sun

January 2, 2014
Follow L87 on the web
San Juan Islander