​Fisheries and Aquatics Sciences​

Chapman Lake

Develop and disseminate knowledge about aquatic animals and their habitats, including aquaculture; interactions between aquatic and terrestrial ecosystems; and fates and effects of pollutants; and appropriate management practices for the protection and use of aquatic ecosystems.


  • Paul Brown
    • Aquatic animal nutrition, physiology, biochemistry
  • Mark Christie
    • ​Fish ecology, genetics, evolution, and pedigree analysis
  • Paris Collingsworth
    • Aquatic ecosystems, Great Lakes, organismal biology
  • Andrew DeWoody
    • Population genetics, molecular ecology and evolution
  • Reuben Goforth
    • Aquatic ecology, fish and insect species and communities in streams, species persistence, community ecology
  • Tomas Höök
    • Fish ecology and ecological modeling focusing on recruitment processes, foodweb interactions, bio-physical coupling, eutrophication effects and fish life history trait variation
  • ​Jason Hoverman
    • Herpetology, disease ecology, effect of multiple stressors on community dynamics
  • Maria Sepulveda
    • Ecotoxicology, development and application of molecular biomarkers of exposure and effects to environmental contaminants in vertebrate and invertebrate animal models
  • Rod Williams
    • Ecology and conservation of amphibians and reptiles, education and outreach, genetics
  • Mitch Zischke
    • Fisheries, fish population dynamics, fish ecology, fishery socioeconomics, tripical marine science, Great Lakes


Graduate Areas of Specialization
  • Fisheries Biology
  • Aquaculture
  • Aquatic Animal Nutrition
  • Aquatic Animal Physiology
  • Aquatic Toxicology
Lab Links To the Graduate Student page



Plan of Study for Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences (pdf .10mb)

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