Study: Fish assemblages can change rapidly along coast as water warms

A modest warming of coastal waters can have a significant impact on juvenile fish assemblages in just a few years, raising concern about the effects of climate change.

Study: Endangered western gray whales have food, yet aren't recovering

Endangered western gray whales appear to have plenty of food in a rich feeding area, but the food is most abundant in winter - under ice and not readily accessible in most years.

2015 goes down as the warmest in Oregon history

2015 will go down on record as the warmest in Oregon history, beating the old record average temperature set in 1934 at the peak of The Dust Bowl.

Public invited to see shark necropsies at OSU's Hatfield Center on Saturday

OSU marine educator Bill Hanshumaker will conduct side-by-side necropsies of two sharks this Saturday, Jan. 9, at OSU’s Hatfield Marine Science Center in Newport.

Selina Heppell named head of OSU Fisheries and Wildlife Department

Selina Heppell, an OSU conservation biologist, has been named the first woman to head the Department of Fisheries and Wildlife in its 80-year history.

Harbor seal deaths show presence of bacterial infection

An analysis of the death of seven harbor seals raises new evidence of emerging marine pathogens and the need to track them better.

OSU/NOAA study: Warm-water years are tough on juvenile salmon

Juvenile chinook salmon have to eat more when the Pacific Ocean is warm, but they are smaller and thinner than salmon the same age during cold-water years.

Oregon Sea Grant announces 2016-18 research grant recipients

The OSU-based Oregon Sea Grant program is awarding $1.7 million in competitive, federally funded research grants for 2016-18.

72 scientists ink letter to U.S. presidential candidates urging leadership on clean energy

A group of 72 leading climate change scientists have written a letter to major United States presidential candidates urging strong American leadership on clean energy.

Report: Willamette Valley water future mostly bright, though gaps may need to be addressed

The Willamette River basin should have enough water for people in the year 2100, but conditions may not be so good for cold-water native fish.