Stephen Brandt, Ph.D.



Chesapeake Biological Laboratory

Research Topics:

Research Interests:

Fish ecology and management of marine and freshwater ecosystems; Specifically: 1) Bioenergetics, food webs, physical-biological interactions, and predator-prey interactions among fishes; 2) The ecology of thermal fronts; 3) Ecosystem forecasting; 4) Spatial modeling of fish growth and production; 5) Development and application of underwater acoustics for studies on patchiness, stock abundance and community size structure in pelagic ecosystems; 6) Coastal ocean observing systems and 7) Impacts of coastal hypoxia and other physical processes on fish. Current research in the Great Lakes, Gulf of Mexico and Chesapeake Bay.

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