Bryan Apell

Fisheries and Aquatic Ecologist

Bryan is involved in a variety of fisheries and aquatic ecological projects including large scale fish passage studies, radio telemetry studies with American eel, shortnose sturgeon, blueback herring, American shad and Atlantic salmon smolts, as well as various habitat/site characterizations and aquatic surveys. He has helped to establish an Ichthyoplankton Sampling Protocol, and completed plankton identification and quantification in support of impingement and entrainment studies related to section 316(b) of the Clean Water Act. He has been involved in study scoping and development of standard operating procedures as well as sampling systems design and fabrication for both impingement and entrainment studies, and implementing these procedures in the field and laboratory. Bryan is an expert boat handler and has extensive experience utilizing electrofishing techniques essential for fish survey.

B.S. Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Connecticut



Fishing, boating, water sports, snow sports, ATV and BBQ

Who is your role model?

Honey Badger

What is your favorite line from any movie?

"Hooper you idiot ain’t you watchin it!" Captain Quint, Jaws

What is your favorite sports team?

NY Giants or Real Madrid C.F.

If you could visit anywhere in the world, where would you go?

The South Pacific

Bryan Apell