Kevin Krause


Kevin Krause is a Fish Biologist at Leetown Science Center. He received a Master’s degree in Biology from Saint Louis University and Bachelor’s in Biology/GIS from the University of Wisconsin La-Crosse. Since joining the USGS in 2018, he has devoted his career to studying the effects of environmental and landscape conditions on aquatic communities and the habitats they occupy and specializes in aquatic and landscape ecology. Presently, his research focuses on developing assessments of fish communities and habitats within the Chesapeake Bay Watershed.


  • M.S. Biology, Saint Louis University, 2017 
  • B.S. Biology/GIS, University of Wisconsin – La Crosse, 2015 

Professional Experience 

  • 2019-Present, Fish Biologist, USGS Leetown Science Center, Kearneysville, WV
  • 2018-2019, Natural Systems Analysts Inc. Contractor in support of USGS, Biologist, USGS Leetown Science Center, Kearneysville, WV 
  • 2017-2018, Research Assistant, Saint Louis University, St. Louis, MO 
  • 2017, Environmental Technician, Huff & Huff Inc. (a Subsidiary of GZA), Oak Brook, IL