Title: Diadromous Fisheries Biologist
Facility: NBO
Program: Diadromous Fisheries
Phone: (508) 990-2860 x 109
E-mail: john.sheppard@state.ma.us

 

Responsibilities
Conducting field studies in connection with diadromous fisheries biology
Age analyses of river herring and American shad based on scale and otolith annuli
Perform stocking operations that provide for the distribution of diadromous fish throughout the Commonwealth
Assist in maintenance of fish passage facilities
Conduct reviews of environmental impacts of development projects on riverine, estuarine, and coastal habitats

Representative to
The River Herring Network Steering Committee