Center for Regional Environmental Science and Technology
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Updated: February 17, 2008

Ron Coleman

Department of Biological Sciences
6000 J Street
California State University, Sacramento
Sacramento, CA 95819-6077
Tel: 916-278-5836
Fax: 916-278-6993


Areas of Interest and Expertise:

fish biology and amphibian biology

Recent Thesis work done in my lab related to CREST:

Bilski, Robyn. Salmon spawning behavior and habitat (in progress)

Cholodenko, Laura. Decline of the Cascades frog (Rana cascadae) in Northern California: Pesticides, Introduced Fish, or Habitat Change? MS thesis, December 2006

Crain, Patrick. Reproductive biology of the Sacramento Perch. (in progress)

Grasso, Rob. Antipredator response and palatability of native Yosemite toads (Bufo canorus) to nonnative brook trout (Salvelinus fontinalis) in the Sierra Nevada Mountains of California. MS thesis, December 2005

Holland, Erika. Biochemistry of salmon eggs. (in progress)

Phillips, James. Reproductive ecology and parental care of plainfin midshipman (Porichthys notatus) MS thesis, December 2007.

Stringer, Stephen. Generating Triploid salmonids (in progress)

Volkoff, Martha. Stock Identification of Central Valley Chinook Salmon Using Otolith Microstructure. MS thesis, December 2004

Selected Publications, reports, etc:

Coleman R.M. (1992). Reproductive biology and female parental care in the cockscomb prickleback Anoplarchus purpurescens (Pisces: Stichaeidae). Environmental Biology of Fishes 35:177-186.