Josh A. Israel
Department of Animal Science
Office Phone: (530) 754-4155
Lab Phone: (530) 752-6351
2007: University of
California, Davis - Ph.D. Ecology
1995: University of
California, Santa Cruz - B.S. Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Conservation genetics of
California fishes, population ecology of anadromous fishes, telemetry,
stable isotopes, aquatic conservation and recovery planning, adaptive
Bôrk, K., A. Drauch, J.A
Israel, J. Pedroia, J. Rodzen, and B. May. 2008. “Development of new
microsatellite primers for green and white sturgeon.” 9:973-979.
Klimley, A.P., P.A. Allen, J.A. Israel and J.T. Kelly. 2007. “Green
Sturgeon and its Environment: Past, Present, and Future” Environmental
Biology of Fishes, 79:415-421.
Shmigirilov A.P., A.A. Mednikova, J.A. Israel. “ 2007. Comparison of
biology of the Sakhalin sturgeon, Amur sturgeon, and kaluga from the
Amur River, Sea of Okhotsk, and Sea of Japan Biogeographic Province.”
Environmental Biology of Fishes, 79:383-395.
Papa, R., J.A. Israel, F. N. Marzano, and B. May. 2007. “Assessment of
Genetic Variation Among Reproductive Ecotypes of Klamath River
Steelhead Reveals Differentiation Associated with Different
Run-timings.” Journal of Applied Ichthyology 23:142-146.
Moyle, P. and J.A. Israel. 2005. “Untested assumptions: effectiveness
of screening diversions for conservation of fish populations.
Fisheries: 30(5): 20-28.
Israel, J.A. 2008.
“Integrating genetics into artificial propagation planning for salmonid
reintroductions in California.” CALFED workshop on “The use of
artificial propagation as a tool for native fish conservation in the
western US: what we need to know for the preservation of Central Valley
salmonids, delta smelt, and longfin smelt”, Sacramento CA.
Israel, J.A. 2008. “Conservation genetics of green sturgeon along the
Pacific Coast.” Inaugural Pacific Northwest Green sturgeon meeting,
Israel, J.A. 2008 “Fisheries Reconciliation: managing aquatic habitats
in the face of climate change.” North Bay Watershed Association
Symposium, Petaluma, CA.
Israel, J.A. 2008 “Genetic issues for the reintroduction of native
fishes on the San Joaquin River.” Salmonid Restoration Federation,