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.

Staff:
Christian Smith, Regional Geneticist
Pat DeHaan, Conservation Geneticist
Matt Smith, Conservation Geneticist
Jennifer Von Bargen, Lab Geneticist
Brice Adams, Fish Geneticist

Last updated: November 24, 2014
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