Ted Sommer

Ted Sommer

Ted Sommer received his PhD from University of California at Davis, where he studied under noted fisheries biologist Dr. Peter Moyle.  His dissertation and much of his research since then has been on the ecology of the Yolo Bypass floodplain.  Dr. Sommer is currently Lead Scientist for the California Department of Water Resources.  For the past 25 years his work has focused on native fishes, with studies on salmon biology, pelagic fishes, floodplain ecology, food webs, and hydrology.  Dr. Sommer has published more than 50 research articles in peer-reviewed scientific publications.   

Website:  http://water.ca.gov/aes/staff/sommer.cfm