Predation by non-native fish in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta

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What are the impacts of predation by Striped Bass and other predators on chinook salmon, delta smelt and other native species? We use a genetic approach to identify all life stages of these prey, including eggs and larvae to quantify the incidence of predation on these species.

Spontaneous Autopolyploidy in Sturgeon Aquaculture

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What factors are responsible for causing an additional genome duplication in ~10% of white sturgeon produced at conservation or commercial aquaculture facilities? What is the individual performance and fitness of spontaneous autopolyploids and their offspring?

Whirling disease resistance in rainbow trout

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Exploring the molecular mechanisms contributing to disease resistance and monitoring the recruitment success of introduced resistant hybrids in Colorado's pathogen-infected rivers.