By Rebecca Phillips, Washington State Magazine TUCANNON RIVER, Wash. – Anecdotal evidence suggests manmade logjams have successfully slowed the Tucannon River’s currents, creating deeper, cooler flows enriched with the oxygen vital for fish survival.
By Rebecca Phillips, University Communications PULLMAN, Wash. – The rainbow trout is a work of art and diner’s delight. But when the freshwater fish falls prey to coldwater disease, its colorful body erodes into ragged wounds and ulcers. The bacterial infection can kill up to 30 percent of hatchery stock and costs millions of dollars […]
One of the greatest traditions of the land-grant university is its mandate to give back to society. Serving that tradition well is Scott Matulich, professor, School of Economic Sciences, who has been at WSU since 1976. Over the last decade, Matulich’s research has focused on redesigning the management policies in the largest U.S. fisheries off […]