Northwest Fisheries Science Center

Environmental Physiology Research Areas


Dr. Adam Luckenbach
Program Manager
Staff Directory

Environmental Physiology Program

Physiology is the study of how cells and organs in an animal work together and interact. It is the way fish respond and adapt to their internal and external environment.

The Environmental Physiology Program conducts research to evaluate how environmental factors in nature and captivity influence fish survival, life history pathways, growth, reproduction, and olfactory function.

Results of this research are used to: