Columbia Research Specialists, LLC is a proven biological consulting company specializing in aquatic field projects. Founded in 1995, we are your source for quality field research and data analysis. We have a background in collaborating with local agencies relating to fish research in the Mid-Columbia. Columbia Research Specialists, LLC provides skilled crews operating multiple research vessels to fulfill your project requirements. Our goal is to provide you with safe and dependable service to meet the data collection needs of your organization.
Recent projects have focused on salmon mitigation as well as reducing the impact of avian predation on juvenile salmon in the Mid-Columbia. We are also experienced in capturing, tagging and analyzing white sturgeon. Analysis has focused on white sturgeon population structure assessment, life history and ecology. Additionally, Columbia Research Specialists, LLC has experience participating in lamprey predation studies.