Peter Moyle

Peter Moyle

Peter Moyle has been working on the ecology California's freshwater and estuarine fishes since 1969, culminating in Inland Fishes of California (2002, UC Press). He has co-authored numerous papers on the ecology, status and trends of California’s native and alien fishes, including documenting declines of salmon and other anadromous fishes in California. Present research focuses on climate change, effects of drought on fishes, and reconciliation ecology. He is lead author of the just-issued report, Fish Species of Special Concern in California, now available on the CDFW website. This report reflects his recent evaluation of the status of the entire fish fauna of California, including all salmonids. He is Distinguished Professor Emeritus in the Department of Wildlife Fish and Conservation Biology and associate director of the Center for Watershed Sciences, UC Davis.

 

Website:  http://moyle.ucdavis.edu/Introduction.html