Salmonid Fisheries Biologist

California Department of Fish and Wildlife
Arcata, CA
Job Category
Full time Positions
$4,145.00 - $7,926.00 per Month
Start Date
Last Date to Apply
Working as part of the Anadromous Fisheries Resource Assessment and Monitoring Program (AFRAMP) team of scientists, the incumbent performs anadromous fisheries stock assessments and conservation planning activities in the California Department of Fish and Wildlife’s coastal Northern Region. These activities include development, and implementation of complex field studies to determine anadromous salmonid species adult escapements, angler effort and harvest, and distribution in north coastal California watersheds. Significant focus will be given to biologic monitoring of Mad River’s fisheries stocks and steelhead broodstock collection in support of the Mad River Hatchery operations and in concordance with the Hatchery and Genetic Management Plan, and status and trend monitoring of natural stocks as part of the California Monitoring Plan.
Knowledge of: Basic principles of fish, wildlife, and other natural resources research; principles of ecology; fisheries field methods for population assessment, statistical methods and their application in fisheries science and management; land-use practices with reference to their general effect on aquatic environments; concepts employed in a variety of disciplines including environmental planning, economics, and resource management.
Contact Person
Seth J Ricker
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