Scott A. Bonar, Ph.D.

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Dusk in the Grand Canyon Students sampling Bright Angel Creek Endangered Gila Chub in a desert canyon Setting hoop nets in the Colorado River Apache trout - the Arizona state fish Apache trout - the Arizona state fish Apache trout - the Arizona state fish Apache trout - the Arizona state fish Apache trout - the Arizona state fish Apache trout - the Arizona state fish Apache trout - the Arizona state fish Apache trout - the Arizona state fish Apache trout - the Arizona state fish Apache trout - the Arizona state fish Apache trout - the Arizona state fish Apache trout - the Arizona state fish

Freshwater Fisheries Management Laboratory

Arizona Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit

Cooperators:

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Meet students and staff and learn what we do

Student at Little Colorado River

Why study fish at the University of Arizona?

Student holding largemouth bass

About Scott

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About Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Units

Grand Canyon Sampling

Tools developed by Bonar lab and partners

fisheriesstandardsampling.org

Click here to compare your AFS standard freshwater fish data to that from other North American water bodies

Books

Conservation Professional's Guide to Working With People

"A must read for the conservation professional" - Ecology

"An invaluable resource"-Quarterly Review of Biology

Standard Sampling Book

"This important reference book provides standard sampling methods recommended by the American Fisheries Society for assessing and monitoring freshwater fish populations in North America."-AFS

Links of Interest:

  • Stream Snorkeling for Apache Trout

  • Devils Hole Pupfish in Earthquake (courtesy Ambre Chaudoin)

  • Rare Gila Chub in a Desert Canyon

  • Fish Sampling Trip Through Sockdolager Rapid Grand Canyon

  • First Video Record of Rare Moapa Dace Spawning, Moapa, NV (courtesy Jack Ruggirello)

  • Just For Fun: A Few Videos I Took On My Own Time:

  • Underwater Loch Ness, Scotland

  • Freshwater fish in stream on a Carribean isle - Dominica, Lesser Antilles

  • Sunfish nests in a southern Indiana Lake