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Mission Statement

Our mission is to sustain the health, diversity, and productivity of fishery and aquatic resources of western public lands for the use and enjoyment of present and future generations.

Unique Elements

The Seattle laboratory provides Center scientists with a world-class resource unique in the USGS, if not in the U. S. research community. Unique elements include:

The Seattle Laboratory was designed to support FWS fishery research needs, and, after the USGS merger, still serves that bureau as its primary partner. The majority of space at the Seattle Laboratory is devoted to laboratory facilities for the following biological disciplines:

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