Fisheries/Aquaculture Faculty

Faculty research
Faculty Research Potential Primary Advisor*
Michael D. Arendt Environmental influences on animal occurrence; population dynamics and demographic structure; collection of large data sets through remote and/or innovative technologies; time series analysis NO
Joseph C. Ballenger Fish life history and population dynamics; fish biology/ecology; fisheries science/management YES
Larry L. Bowman Conservation and adaptive management of commercial and recreation fisheries; population genetics and genomics; species delimitation and phylogenetics; evolutionary ecology and life history evolution; applications of molecular ecology for conservation; theory and mathematical modeling; STEM education and outreach YES
Craig L. Browdy Sustainable aquaculture technology research and development NR
Jeffrey F. Brunson Crustacean fisheries management, applied fisheries research, conservation ecology, population dynamics NO
Walter J. Bubley Fisheries science, fisheries ecology, fish life history (age/growth/reproduction) YES
Loren D. Coen Ecology of bivalve species, related habitats and their culture NO
Cynthia L. Cooksey Estuarine and marine resource management, regulatory and policy; environmental monitoring and assessments NO
Tanya L. Darden Fish population genetics YES
James Kilfoil Elasmobranchs, fisheries research, population dynamics, spatial ecology, bycatch, predator-prey interactions, human-wildlife interactions, marine survey technologies and methodologies YES
Peter R. Kingsley-Smith Shellfish restoration and management YES
Ruairi MacNamara Fisheries management and ecology; population dynamics; culture-based stock enhancement NO
Eric W. Montie Marine sensory and neurobiology, marine bioacoustics (sound production and hearing), fish biology, marine mammal biology, toxicology, noise pollution, climate change YES
Julie A. Neer Fisheries science and management, elasmobranch ecology, life history of fishes, population dynamics NO
John S. Peters Age and growth of fishes NO
Marcel J.M. Reichert Fish ecology, fisheries science YES
Joshua Robinson fluvial geomorphology; environmental hydraulics; restoration and management of aquatic ecosystems; nature-based solutions to water management NO
William A. Roumillat Biology of fishes NO
Gorka Sancho Behavioral ecology of fishes, fisheries conservation YES
Katherine Silliman Population genetics, fisheries management, development/use of molecular tools YES
Tracey Smart Life history ecology, reproductive ecology, biological oceanography, fisheries science YES
Julie Vecchio Innovative techniques for quantifying, measuring, and assessing fish, fisheries stock assessment, reef fish life history dynamics, reef fish ecology, human impacts on fisheries YES
J. David Whitaker Crustacean fisheries resource research NO
Dara H. Wilber Shellfish and crustacean fisheries science NO
David M. Wyanski Life history and taxonomy of marine fishes, fisheries biology NO

*NO=cannot serve as major advisor, but can serve on thesis committee