Parasites and Diseases
Fish & Shellfish Laboratories

Genetics Laboratory

The Gene Conservation Laboratory provides genetic research, analyses, and applications to help the department manage commercially important fish and shellfish on the sustained-yield principal.

Pathology Laboratory

The Fish Pathology Section monitors and controls finfish and shellfish diseases statewide.

Mark, Tag, and Age Laboratory

The goals of the Mark, Tag, and Age Lab (MTA) are to provide fisheries managers and researchers with timely, current, and historical biological data to help them manage, preserve, protect, and perpetuate Alaska’s fishery resources.