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COSEWIC Assessment and Update Status Report on the Nooksack dace in Canada

Biographical Summary of the Report Writer

Mike Pearson holds an M.Sc. in Zoology from the University of Guelph (1990) and a Ph.D. in Resource Management and Environmental Science from UBC (2004). His doctoral research focused on the ecology, status and recovery prospects of Nooksack dace and Salish sucker, another COSEWIC listed species. He is a member of the National Recovery Team, Chair of the Recovery Implementation Group and lead author of the draft Recovery Strategies for both species. Currently Dr. Pearson runs Pearson Ecological, a Vancouver-based consulting firm specializing in species at risk issues and aquatic habitat restoration.

Collections Examined

University of British Columbia Fish Museum
Vancouver, BC

Royal British Columbia Museum
Victoria, BC

University of Washington Fish Collection
Seattle, WA

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