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Fish Pathology Laboratory
Hatchery Support

Orange-colored external egg sac of parasitic barnacle under ventral flap of a golden king crab.

  • Supervise fish health activities at 34 Alaska finfish hatcheries.
  • Conduct hatchery inspections annually.
  • Detect fish diseases and recommend appropriate preventative measures and treatment.
  • Assist hatchery personnel with field sampling and conduct workshops for training in finfish and shellfish disease recognition.