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  • Company News
  • Posted March 24, 2017

Oregon Chapter American Fisheries Society Annual Meeting 2017

Beautiful Bend, Oregon, located along the Deschutes River in Central Oregon, played host to this year's annual conference for the Oregon Chapter of American Fisheries Society. This meeting consisted of some outstanding presentations of recent research from habitat restoration, diversity and…

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  • Company News
  • Posted March 17, 2017

Astoria Sea Lion Deterrence Update

The Port of Astoria has experienced increasing numbers of California sea lions (Zalophus californianus) hauling out on its docks. The sea lions, likely attracted to returning salmon and smelt runs in the Columbia River, completely take over the "P" dock of the East Mooring Basin, preventing…

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  • Company News
  • Posted March 07, 2017

Aquaculture America 2017 Sets the Bar High for Smith-Root and Biomeme

The 2017 Aquaculture America Conference was held in the historic city of San Antonio, Texas this past week. Smith-Root was there to promote several aquaculture products including Biomeme's Two3 unit, which is a hand-held qPCR device capable of rapidly detecting aquatic pathogens.…

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  • Company News
  • Posted February 19, 2017

Field Kits for Environmental DNA and Fish Pathogen Detection Now Available!

Smith-Root and Biomeme are happy to announce the release of eleven species-specific assays developed for use with Biomeme’s two3™ handheld qPCR device. The eleven assays were developed with input from leading environmental DNA practitioners and fish health professionals. All assays were…

  • Company News
  • Posted February 14, 2017

Smith-Root Making a Splash in Aquaculture

Smith-Root has an established history in developing and manufacturing electrofishing equipment for aquatic resource management. Relying heavily on 50 years of experience developing electrofishing technologies that comprise a majority of Smith-Root’s business, the company has recently…