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Trout, heal thyself
Summer 2015

Rainbow trout facing their main illness, coldwater disease, might have a better treatment option in probiotics from their own intestinal bacteria.

Categories: Biological sciences
Tags: Rainbow trout, Animal diseases, Fish

Diving deep in a unique tropical paradise
Winter 2014

WSU marine biology doctoral student Cori Kane studies rare endemic fish in the Hawaiian archipelago.

Categories: Biological sciences
Tags: Marine biology, Fish, Hawaii

Not quite right as rainwater
Summer 2012
Jen McIntyre is something of a rainwater connoisseur, but you wouldn’t want to drink from her collection. Her preferred source is a drainpipe that runs from State Route 520 to a parking lot in Seattle’s Montlake neighborhood. Tens of t...
Categories: Biological sciences, Environmental studies
Tags: Fish, Pollution, Stormwater

Managing Nemo
Summer 2012

While collectors are hunting for tropical fish along the reefs of West Hawaii, marine scientist Brian Tissot is looking for ways to protect and replenish the colorful populations. We dive into his story, and the waters of Hawaii, as he checks in on the aquarium fishery.

Categories: Public affairs, Biological sciences
Tags: Fish, Aquariums, Hawaii, Marine biology

What's the catch?
Summer 2011
The rainbow trout has evolved over millions of years to survive in varied but particular circumstances in the wild. The hatchery rainbow fl ourishes in its relatively new, artificial surroundings, but its acquired skill set compromises its evolution. The rainbow has so straddled the worlds of nature and nurture, says biologist Gary Thorgaard, that it has become “a world fish.”
Categories: Biological sciences
Tags: Genetics, Fishing, Rainbow trout, Fish