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Broad Whitefish Ecology on the Arctic Coastal Plain


January 2015 - December 2018


Study aims to help understand foraging and migration patterns of Broad Whitefish on the Arctic Coastal Plain of Alaska. Climate change is rapidly changing stream habitat conditions, leading the impacts on BWF migration patterns, spawning habitats, and food web productivity. This research will help us understand what the future may hold for this important subsistence species.


Current Staff

Federal Staff: 95

Masters Students: 239

Phd Students: 142

Post Docs: 53

University Staff: 240

5 Year Summary

Students graduated: 701

Scientific Publications: 1936

Presentations: 4260



Funding Agencies

  • Fairbanks Alaska BLM


Cooperative Research Units Program Headquarters Cooperators

  1. U.S. Geological Survey