Rachel Johnson

Rachel Johnson

Rachel is a Research Fisheries Biologist with NOAA Fisheries, Fisheries Ecology Division specializing in applied ecology of freshwater and anadromous fishes.  She has 14 + years of experience filling data gaps used to better manage water and fisheries resources in California.  Her work focuses on the role of life history diversity and informing management practices that contribute to the viability of listed species and those targeted by fisheries.  Rachel received her B.A. and Ph.D. degrees in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology from Wellesley College and University of California at Santa Cruz. She is an affiliated researcher with UC Davis in Animal Sciences and Center for Watershed Sciences.  She is originally from Louisiana where her passion for fishing, eating mudbugs and an appreciation for the outdoors was first kindled. 

Website:  https://swfsc.noaa.gov/staff.aspx?id=19526  and  www.barnett-johnson.com