Bozeman Fish Health Center
Mountain-Prairie Region
The Bozeman Fish Health Center provides fish health services to an eight state region including North Dakota, South Dakota, Kansas, Nebraska, Colorado, Utah, Wyoming, and Montana.

The Center maintains a comprehensive fish health laboratory servicing federal, tribal, state, and commercial fishery programs. Three major areas of responsibility include:

  • Inspection testing services for hatchery facilities to facilitate annual health certifications.
  • Diagnostic assistance for observed health problems in cultured and wild stock.
  • National Wild Fish Health Survey to determine the distribution of fish pathogens in free-ranging fish populations.
The Center maintains expertise in several laboratory disciplines: virology, bacteriology, parasitology, histology, epidemiology, pathology, and molecular biology.

Bozeman Fish Health Center
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
1805 South 22 Avenue, Suite #1
Bozeman, MT 59718


Last updated: March 15, 2011