Michael Hayes

Biography

Education:

B.S. 1975. Natural Resource Management, University of California, Berkeley, CA

M.S. 1983. Fishery Biology, New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, NM

 

Research Interests:

  • Lamprey biology, identification, migration, olfactory cues
  • Estuarine habitat use by juvenile salmon and forage fish, migration behavior
  • Smolt physiology
  • Use of acoustic telemetry to evaluate habitat preferences
  • Fish sampling, including spawning and habitat surveys, electrofishing, seines, gill nets, trawls, and raceways.

 

Experience: 

2001 to Present - Fishery Biologist, U.S. Geological Survey, Western Fisheries Research Center, Seattle, WA

1995-2000 - Project Leader, Oregon Department of Fish & Wildlife, Hermiston, OR

1992-1995 - Assistant Project Leader, Oregon Department of Fish & Wildlife, Hermiston, OR

1986-1991 - Fishery Specialist, Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, Lake City, MN

1984-1986 - Fisheries Specialist, Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, St. Paul, MN

1983-1984 - Fish Biologist, Duke Marine Lab, Beaufort, NC

1979-1982 - MS student, New Mexico St. University, Las Cruces, NM

 

Professional Societies:

American Fisheries Society, Northwest Scientific Association