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An upper division fisheries science course at Cal Poly SLO brings together scientific knowledge on fisheries and management with a real-world perspective and knowledge from local fishermen. 


​San Francisco State’s Estuary and Ocean Science Center, located at the Romberg Tiburon Campus, is the only marine science laboratory dedicated to research and scholarship located on San Francisco Bay. The Center supports scientific study of the sea, enhances public engagement with marine science and develops solutions to the environmental problems confronting coastal communities.  


 "The challenge of understanding changes in reef fish abundance in a metapopulation is to measure simultaneously egg production by adults on multiple reefs and the dispersal of baby fish among those reefs, as well as other factors," explains first author Darren Johnson, assistant professor in the Department of Biological Sciences at CSU Long Beach. ​Dr. Johnson's results were recently published in Ecology.

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