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Fish Cam

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Dr. Jason Dunham a USGS Aquatic Ecologist shows you a side of fresh water ecosystems rarely seen. His secret a stationary underwater camera. Scientist can study specimens in the lab, but could not see how they survive in the wild. The underwater camera helps researchers turn entire fresh water streams into laboratories. See up close shots of Rainbow Trout as well as spawning Steelhead Salmon.

First Broadcast: 2008
Producer: Jim Newman
Additional Videography: Freshwaters Illustrated

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Feral Pigs; Fish Cam; Siletz Photo Essay; Wetland Farming (2011)

Oregon Field Guide: Episode #2011
Original Broadcast: February 19, 2009