Mark Wipfli, Ph.D.

Mark Wipfli joined the Alaska Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit as Assistant Leader Fisheries in December 2003. He holds a joint appointment as a Professor of Aquatic Ecology and Fisheries with the Department of Biology and Wildlife, the Institute of Arctic Biology, and the School of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences, University of Alaska Fairbanks.


Only Mark's five most recent publications are shown here. For more information about Mark, including a full publications list, visit his profile page on the Alaska Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit web site. 

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  • Ph D Michigan State University 1992

Research Interests

  • Riverine ecology
  • Riparian ecology and management
  • Freshwater foodwebs
  • Energy and nutrient flow among marine, freshwater, and terrestrial ecosystems 
  • Predator-prey interactions

Teaching Interests

  • Aquatic entomology
  • Riverine ecology
  • Freshwater foodwebs