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Ross N. Taylor

Ross N. Taylor has been active in the fisheries management profession in northern California since graduating from HSU in 1986.  His career started with the California Department of Fish and Game as a scientific aide conducting angler-harvest surveys on the lower Klamath River and fall-run Chinook salmon spawner surveys within Klamath tributaries.  Mr. Taylor started his consulting business in 1994 and has been leading participant in fish passage issues in California since 1998. 

Education and Certifications:

  • Bachelor of Science in Fisheries, Humboldt State University (HSU), 1986.

  • Master of Science in Fisheries, HSU, 1997.  Thesis examined the temporal and spatial spawning habits of Coastal Cutthroat Trout and Steelhead in McDonald Creek, the major spawning tributary to Stone Lagoon in Humboldt County, CA. 

  • American Fisheries Society - Certified Fisheries Professional #3438 expiration date of December 2025.

  • PADI® certified Open-water Diver.  Certification date – 5/31/94.  Location = Townsville, Australia. PADI® Refresher Course - January 2018, Kona, Hawaii.

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