Title: Aquatic Biologist I
Facility: ARS
Program: Fisheries Dependent Investigations
Phone: (978) 282-0308 x 123
E-mail: brad.schondelmeier@state.ma.us

 

Responsibilities
Conduct portside bycatch studies on landings of the commercial small pelagic (Atlantic herring and Atlantic mackerel) fisheries
Coordinate field activities for River Herring Bycatch Avoidance in Small-Mesh Fisheries studies with midwater and bottom trawl vessels in Massachusetts and Rhode Island ports
Logistical and field support for the Atlantic cod and striped bass acoustic telemetry and tagging projects
Assistance with the spring and fall DMF resource assessment surveys
Support with port sampling of the state’s striped bass, haddock, cod, dogfish, and other fisheries.