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College of Natural Resources

Physical Address:
975 W. 6th Street
Moscow, Idaho

Mailing Address:
875 Perimeter Drive MS 1142
Moscow, ID 83844-1142

Phone: 208-885-8981

Fax: 208-885-5534

Email: cnr@uidaho.edu

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Christine Moffitt

Christine Moffitt, Ph.D.

Professor Emerita

Phone

208-310-3276

Mailing Address

700 Denise Place
Coos Bay, OR 97420

Degrees

  • Ph.D., Fisheries Biology, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
  • B.A. Biological Sciences, Smith College, 1973
  • Biology, University of California, Santa Cruz, 1969

Research Interests

Aquatic biology
Effects of altered ecosystems on the aquatic populations within them
Studies of emerging diseases
Physiological stress
Understanding and quantifying the fate and risks of introduced and invasive species in ecosystems
Understanding the risks and benefits of fish culture and aquaculture in natural resources
Sustainable Aquaculture
Habitat Assessments

Moffitt, C. M. K. A. Stockton-Fiti, and R. Caudi. 2016. Toxicity of potassium chloride to veliger and byssal stage dreissenid mussels related to water quality. Management of Biological Invasions 7:257–268

Stockton, K.A., C. M. Moffitt, B. J. Watten, and B. Vinci. 2016. Hydraulics and particle removal efficiency of mixed cell raceway and Burrow’s pond rearing systems. Aquacultural Engineering 74:52-61. doi:10.1016/j.aquaeng.2016.04.005

Penney, Z. L., C. M. Moffitt, B. Jones, and B. Marston. 2016. Physiological comparisons of plasma and tissue metrics of selected inland and coastal steelhead kelts. Environmental Biology of Fishes 99:487-498. Doi:10.1007/s10641-016-0493-x

Moffitt, C. M. 2016. Actions and dialog to change perceptions and increase engagement of underrepresented minorities in fisheries and aquatic sciences. Fisheries 41:66-67.

Braker, E., C. M. Moffitt, F. M. Wilhelm, J. Noonan, B. Kibler, and T. Woolf. 2015. Asian clam invasion. Idaho Naturalist News 7(4):8 - 9.

Moffitt, C. M., B. J. Watten, A. Barenberg, and J. Henquinet. 2015. Hydroxide stabilization as a new tool for ballast disinfection: efficacy of treatment on zooplankton. Management of Biological Invasions 6:263-275.

Trushenski, J. T., H. L. Blankenship, J. D. Bowker, T. A. Flagg, J. A. Hesse, K. M. Leber, D. D. MacKinlay, D. J. Maynard, C. M. Moffitt, V. A. Mudrak, K.T. Scribner, S. F. Stuewe, J. A. Sweka, G. E. Whelan, and C. Young-Dubovsky 2015. Introduction to a special section: Hatcheries and management of aquatic resources (HaMAR)—Considerations for use of hatcheries and hatchery-origin fish. North American Journal of Aquaculture 77:327-342.

Plumb, J. M., and C. M. Moffitt 2015. Re-estimating temperature-dependent consumption parameters in bioenergetics models for juvenile Chinook salmon. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society 144:323–330.

Buelow, J., and C. M. Moffitt. 2015. Physiological indices of seawater readiness in postspawning steelhead kelts. Ecology of Freshwater Fish. 24: 112-122.

Moffitt, C. M., A. Barenberg, K. A. Stockton, and B. J. Watten. 2015. Efficacy of two approaches for disinfecting surfaces and water infested with quagga mussel veligers. Pp 467-477, Chapter 30 in W. H. Wong and S. Gerstenberger, editors. Biology and management of invasive quagga and zebra mussels in the Western United States. CRC Press.

Moffitt, C. M. 2016 (in press). Actions and dialog to change perceptions and increase engagement of underrepresented minorities in fisheries and aquatic sciences. Fisheries Magazine, February 2016.

Braker, E., C. M. Moffitt, F. M. Wilhelm, J. Noonan, B. Kibler, and T. Woolf. 2015. Asian clam invasion. Idaho Naturalist News 7(4):8 - 9.

* See CV for full list of publications, awards and projects.

Elected as Fellow of the American Fisheries Society. Recognition in Portland, Oregon. 2015. for outstanding and/or sustained contributions to the discipline and Society.

Idaho Chapter American Fisheries Society Excellence in Aquaculture. Boise, ID. March 2015.Continued leadership in aquaculture and fish health.

American Fisheries Society Equal Opportunity Section and Student Subsection. Honored for Influential Career Contributions 2013.

American Fisheries Society Distinguished Service Award, 2013. For team leadership to select a new Society Executive Director. May 2013.

University of Idaho Alumni Award for Excellence as a Mentor –2012 for Zachary L. Penney, December

Aquatic invasive species task force membership
Member Scientist Expert Panel for Delta Science Program- Review of feasibility of use of shore-based ballast water reception and treatment facilities in California. Delta Stewardship Council, and the California State Lands Commission. Program webpage
Member at large, Western Regional Panel Aquatic Nuisance Species. Fish and Wildlife Service webpage
Member 100th Meridian Initiative’s Columbia River Basin Team Initiative webpage
Member of organizing and planning team for Natural Resources Tribal Engagement Educational Summit September-October 2015. Panel moderator.
Co-organizer for two day workshop and presentations on multi-cultural inclusion with Dr. Carolyn Finney author of Black faces and White Spaces. 27-30 September, 2015.
Mentor, Doris Duke Conservation Scholars. Five interns for summer experience. Field trip and interactions regarding anadromous fish and invasive species, 2014-2015.
Planning team for Western Region New Zealand mudsnail workshop. Seattle WA, June 16-17, 2015.
Life Member, American Fisheries Society 
Advisor Palouse Unit AFS 
Mentor,
Water footprints and sustainability. Water of the West REU student intern, Anthony Lopez. 2008.
Hoist Student mentor research on invasive species, Kristine Atto. June – July 2008.
Control of New Zealand Mudsnails in Hatcheries. 1.5 d workshop, Hagerman Fish Culture Experiment Station, and Hagerman National Fish Hatchery, 13-14 May 2008.
Summer Intern mentor. Research Experience for Undergraduates, National Science Foundation. One undergraduate intern, Kala Hamilton. 2007.
Control of NZMS in Hatcheries. Workshop for Interested Partners. Sponsored by USFWS, and U of Idaho Coop Research Unit. 4-5 May 2006.
AFS Enhancement of Value Retreat, 8 September, Lake Placid. American Fisheries Society Governing Board Retreat Leader. 2006.

Contact

College of Natural Resources

Physical Address:
975 W. 6th Street
Moscow, Idaho

Mailing Address:
875 Perimeter Drive MS 1142
Moscow, ID 83844-1142

Phone: 208-885-8981

Fax: 208-885-5534

Email: cnr@uidaho.edu

Web: College of Natural Resources

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