Abernathy Fish Technology Center
Pacific Region

Applied Research Program in Conservation Genetics

The Program conducts applied research to: 1) Support the management needs of the Pacific Region’s 18 National Fish Hatcheries; 2) Use genetic DNA methods to meet real-time fishery needs to conserve and manage throughout the Pacific Region; 3) Assist with Endangered Species Act status reviews and recovery planning, via genetic monitoring and evaluation of listed populations and species; and 4) Establish and maintain the USFWS’ genetic tissue/DNA repository for bull trout.

Capabilities/Technical Services:

To learn more about the technical services provided please click one of the above links.

Christian Smith, Regional Geneticist
Pat DeHaan, Conservation Geneticist
Matt Smith, Conservation Geneticist
Justin Bohling, Conservation Geneticist
Jennifer Von Bargen, Lab Geneticist
Brice Adams, Fish Geneticist
Michaela Brinkmeyer, Fish Geneticist

Last updated: November 24, 2015
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