UW Today

April 30, 2015

Sustainability progress should precede seafood market access, researchers urge

A team of researchers has evaluated fishery improvement projects, which are designed to bring seafood from wild fisheries to the certified market while promising sustainability in the future. In a policy paper appearing May 1 in Science, they conclude these projects need to be fine tuned to ensure that fisheries are delivering on their promises.

January 15, 2014

DNA detectives able to ‘count’ thousands of fish using as little as a glass of water

A mere glass full of water from a 1.2 million-gallon aquarium tank is all scientists really needed to identify most of the 13,000 fish swimming there.

August 8, 2013

Ocean acidification center another example of state leading the nation

Washington’s governor and state legislators in the last session created a hub at the University of Washington to coordinate research and monitoring of ocean acidification and its effects on local sea life such as oysters, clams and fish.