Current IPHC Responsibilities:
- Age otoliths from the recreational and commercial Pacific halibut fisheries
- Age otoliths for the IPHC Fishery-independent setline survey
- Support research projects on Pacific halibut growth and reproduction
- Assist with IPHC outreach activities and fieldwork
- B.S. Program in the Environment, Aquatic Ecology concentration, University of Michigan, 2007
- Graduate certificate, Environmental Law and Regulation, University of Washington, 2009
Previous Work Experience:
- Contractor – Fish Biologist II 2008-2012
- NOAA / National Marine Fisheries Service
- Northwest Fisheries Science Center, Seattle, WA
- Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife 2007
- Experimental Biology Aide/Aquatic Inventories Project, Lakeview, OR
- Huron River Watershed Council 2007
- Stream Monitoring Internship, Ann Arbor, MI
- Rudy, D. and Forsberg, J.E. An examination of otolith growth increments in relation to somatic growth for Pacific halibut (Hippoglossus stenolepis) Int. Pac. Halibut Comm. Report of Assessment and Research Activities 2016: 463-471.
- "Reconstructing the Growth History of the Pacific Halibut by Otolith Increment Analysis." 12th International Congress of the Biology of Fish. San Marcos, TX, 2016.
- "Movement and residency of Chinook in natural and hydraulically altered channels." NOAA Watershed Program Open House. Seattle, WA, 2010.
- "Movement and residency of PIT tagged juvenile Chinook in the Skagit tidal delta." Puget Sound Georgia Basin Ecosystem Conference. Seattle, WA, 2009.