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Flat Fish

Oregon scientists are hoping to learn more about the behaviors of the various flat fish in hopes of better managing their populations. The marine science center at Newport is helping scientist mimic ocean conditions to better understand flat fish behaviors. Newport scientist’s have learned that structures on the ocean floor are vital for juvenile flat fish development.

First Broadcast: 2005
Producer: Jim Newman


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