Scott Bonar, Ph.D.

Originally from Mt. Vernon Indiana, attended University of Evansville in Indiana (BS Science Education), then Ph.D. at University of Washington in Seattle. Managed inland fish research program at Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife for almost 10 yrs. before coming to the USGS Arizona Coop Unit.


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

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  • Ph D University of Washington 1990
  • BS University of Evansville 1983

Research Interests

  • Desert fish management and biology
  • Fisheries sampling methods
  • Communication in natural resources
  • Management of introduced species

Teaching Interests

  • Fisheries Biology and Management
  • Communication in Natural Resources