Speed trap catches domestic trout moving too slow

PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University researchers have documented dramatic differences in the swimming ability of domesticated trout and their wilder relatives. The study calls into question the ability of hatcheries to mitigate more than a century of disturbances to wild fish populations.

Creating cleaner water source vital to aquatic life, people

WSU Puyallup researchers inspect the sprinkler system used to simulate rain events on the asphalt test plot. (l-r) Curtis Hinman, low-impact development extension specialist; Jen McIntyre, postdoctoral researcher, stormwater program; and Richard Bembenek, agriculture research technician, low-impact development. Photo by Betsy Fradd, WSU Extension Puyallup.  McIntyre PUYALLUP, Wash. – Finding a solution to toxic highway […]

U of I researcher to deliver Halver lecture

PULLMAN – Ronald W. Hardy, director of the University of Idaho’s Hagerman Fish Culture Experiment Station and director of the UI’s Aquaculture Research Institute, will deliver the third annual John E. Halver Endowed Lecture at 2:10 p.m., Friday, Oct. 13, in room T-101 of Washington State University’s Food Science and Human Nutrition Building. Hardy will […]

Fish nutrition in the genes

Biochemistry professor Robert P. Wilson, from Mississippi State University, will deliver the Second Annual Halver Lecture at 2:10 p.m. Thursday, April 14, in Johnson C105. An internationally recognized expert on fish nutrition, Wilson will discuss the development of nutritional fish genomics. Wilson is best known as the director of one of the two labs in […]