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Schreck Carl

Schreck Carl

Professor
Oregon Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit
Department of Fisheries and Wildlife
Oregon State University
USA

Biography

Carl Schreck graduated from the University of California, Berkeley, in 1966 with an A.B. in Zoology. Following a year’s study at Humboldt State University he attended Colorado State University where he received his M.S. in 1969 in Fisheries Science and his Ph.D. in 1972 in Physiology and Biophysics and Fisheries Science. After receipt of his Ph.D. he was an Assistant Professor at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. In 1975 he became the Assistant Leader of the Oregon Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit through the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and an Assistant Professor at Oregon State University. Two years later he became the Leader of that Unit and still serves in that capacity for the Biological Resources Division, U.S. Geological Survey where he is a Senior Scientist. He is also a Full Professor in the Department of Fisheries and Wildlife at OSU. His research has been on a variety of species including lamprey, sturgeon and a variety of teleosts, particularly salmonids. He applies environmental physiology and behavior to address environmentally relevant questions. Three terms as President of the International Federation of Fish Endocrinologists. He has served on the editorial boards of The Transactions of the American Fisheries Society, Copeia, Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology, General and Comparative Endocrinology, and Aquaculture, and as Editor for “The Environment” for the journal Diseases of Aquatic Organisms. He has also served as a Visiting Full Professor at the University of Jos, Nigeria. He served on the Governor’s Coastal Salmon Science Team to develop recovery plans for at risk salmon and trout for the federal listing process. He is now serving his third four year term as a member of the Independent Multidisciplinary Science Team for the State of Oregon, being appointed by the Governor, Speaker of the House and President of the Senate. He has been elected Co-Chair of the IMST for the last six years. The IMST serves to provide scientific oversight of issues related to salmonid recovery measures and restoration of watershed health

Research Interest

Carl Schreck research interests focused on Fish culture and reestablishing depleted populations of endangered fishes