Northwest Fisheries Science Center

Phil Levin - Staff Profile

Division:
CB
Status:
Federal, NOAA Fisheries
Job Title:
Program Manager, Ecosystem Science
Phone:
206-860-3473
Email:

Phil Levin
 
Programs:
 

Background

Phil Levin joined NOAA Fisheries in 1999 as a research fisheries biologist. Prior to that, he was an assistant research biologist at the University of California, Santa Cruz. In 2002, he became the Program Manager for the Science for Ecosystem-based Management Initiative in the FRAM Division. Phil holds a B.A. in zoology from the University of Texas and a Ph.D. in zoology from the University of New Hampshire.

Current Research

Phil is a community ecologist and conservation biologist specializing in fishes in a variety of marine, estuarine and freshwater habitats. His focus is on complex interactions among ecological processes that ultimately produce the ecological patterns. He is currently focused on developing new ecological approaches to solving fisheries and conservation problems.