Andrea Fuller is a Senior Biologist with more than 20 years of experience, and is Vice President of FISHBIO. Andrea has managed and implemented numerous salmonid survival and behavioral studies, as well as long-term monitoring projects in Central Valley watersheds. Her experiences encompass all aspects of study design, permitting, field sampling, data analysis, and data management. She regularly synthesizes her knowledge and experience with Central Valley fisheries to provide recommendations for water resource management to support healthy fish populations. Andrea is skilled in coordinating and liaising among diverse groups of stakeholders, including researchers, resource managers, and policy makers.
Andrea’s field sampling experience includes monitoring with rotary screw traps, seines, fyke nets, and electrofishing; operation of portable resistance board weirs with Riverwatcher infra-red fish counters; and mark-recapture and telemetry studies. She has been certified by the United States Geological Survey for surgical implantation of acoustic tags, and has implemented logistics and quality control for various fish acoustic tagging studies. Andrea has authored or co-authored multiple technical reports pertaining to fisheries monitoring efforts, and provides advisory services to a variety of clients on Bay-Delta water resource and fishery issues.