The University of Arizona

College of Agriculture and Life Sciences

Scott A. Bonar

Unit Leader and Associate Professor
Ph.D. Fisheries, 1990, School of Fisheries, College of Ocean and Fisheries Sciences, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington
BS.,Secondary Science Education, 1983 (Biology and Physics), University of Evansville, Evansville, Indiana
Office Location: 
ENR2 N315
Mailing Address: 
1064 E. Lowell St.
Tucson, AZ 85721
Wildlife, Fisheries, and Conservation Biology
My students and I study practical ways to better manage and conserve fishes. We have worked on projects including native-nonnative fish interactions & management, aquatic habitat conservation, captive breeding of rare fishes, & fish sampling methods.
Resources Profession (Biopolitics); co-teach Fisheries Management and associated seminars;and have authored books on both subjects. I feel good practical skills - either for working with people or in fisheries management - are important.
Research Topics: 
Conservation Biology
Fisheries Ecology and Management
Global Change Management
Invasive Species
Social Dimensions of Natural Resource Management