Dr. Zeug brings a wide range of experience to Cramer Fish Sciences, having conducted fisheries
investigations in a diversity of aquatic systems from headwater streams in
Costa Rica to large floodplain rivers and estuaries in Texas and California.
He applies the latest ecological theories and techniques to answer fundamental
questions in fisheries biology.
Responsibilities: Steve's interests in fisheries biology include:
river restoration, population dynamics, community interactions, and food webs.
He has extensive experience with the techniques used in the measurement of aquatic
communities and has conducted research on a wide range of species from gar and
floodplain minnows to anadromous salmonids. Steve's research has been published
in some of the top journals in ecology and fisheries biology and has won awards
for research presentations at professional conferences.
Steve earned his B.S. in Fisheries Biology from
Humboldt Sate University in 2001 and his Ph.D. in Wildlife and Fisheries
Sciences from Texas A&M in 2007. He is currently a member of the American
Fisheries Society and The Ecological Society of America.
Steve enjoys a variety of outdoor activities including: fishing, hiking, kayaking
and backpacking. Additionally, he spends a considerable amount of time following
the Lakers, Dodgers and Texas A&M Aggies. "Any recreational activity is better
when it is shared with friends and family."