Northwest Fisheries Science Center

Melissa A. Haltuch - Staff Profile

Division:
Status:
Federal, NOAA Fisheries
Job Title:
Research Fish Biologist
Phone:
206-860-3480
Email:
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Background

Current Research

Melissas research focuses on fisheries stock assessment methods, quantifying environmental effects on population dynamics, using the bomb radiocarbon chronometer for age validation, and how to best provide scientific advice for fishery managers. The primary focus for this work is the U.S. West Coast groundfish fishery. Melissa also leads the U.S. West Coast petrale sole stock assessment as well as contributes to other groundfish stock assessments.