Brian is a masters student researching suitable reintroduction and refugia sites for hornyhead chub in the North Platte drainage and the effect of non-native piscivores on chub populations in the Laramie River. He graduated from the University of Arizona in 2014 with a degree in Natural Resources with a Fisheries Conservation and Management Emphasis. In the past, Brian has worked in native fish management and research with the Arizona Game and Fish Department and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. During his time with these agencies his work mostly focused on native trout conservation and researching distribution and morphology of Gila, Headwater, and Roundtail chubs.
Hickerson, B.H., J. E. Ruggirello, S. A. Bonar. 2014. Spawning Site Preference of Moapa White River Springfish. Arizona-New Mexico Chapter of the American Fisheries Society Annual Meeting. Pinetop, AZ.