Research
       Bull Trout
              NE Studies
              Odell
              Hood River
              Upper Klamath
       Redband Trout
              Great Basin
              Klamath Basin
              Blitzen River
              Malheur River
       Cutthroat Trout
              Lahontan
              Westslope
       Lamprey
              Coastal
              Miller Lake
       Oregon Chub
       Sand Roller
       Tui Chub
       Speckled Dace
       Borax Chub
       Warner Sucker
       Goose Lake Fishes

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Corvallis Research Lab
28655 Hwy 34
Corvallis OR 97333
541-757-4263
 
Welcome

The Native Fish Investigations Project conducts statewide research on Oregon’s non-anadromous native fish. Our mission is to provide scientific information on the status (distribution and abundance), life history, genetics, and habitat needs for Oregon’s native fish populations. This information is intended to aid fish managers and landowners in developing appropriate conservation and recovery strategies, and on-going monitoring plans. Such information will also help ODFW implement fish management goals, subbasin plans, the Native Fish Conservation Policy, and the Oregon Plan for Salmon and Watersheds. In addition, data and information provided by the Native Fish Investigations Project is necessary to ensure present and future recreation angling opportunities for native game species.

Current and past research activities include studies of life history, genetics and limiting factors of bull trout in Northeast Oregon; status, age & growth, spawning ecology and habitat associations of Oregon Chub in the Willamette Valley; distribution, abundance and habitat associations of Pacific and western brook lamprey on the Oregon Coast; movement and seasonal habitat use of westslope cutthroat trout in the John Day Basin; status, abundance, and movements of Warner suckers; movement of juvenile redband trout in the Upper Klamath River; and status, abundance, and distribution of redband trout in the Great Basin. We are also designing and evaluating potential monitoring strategies for bull trout, interior redband trout, Lahontan cutthroat trout, Borax Lake chub, Foskett speckled dace, Hutton tui chub, sand roller, and Warner sucker.


Last updated 19 Aug 2011
Send comments or questions regarding this webpage to  Shaun.Clements@oregonstate.edu