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About Clay L. Pierce

Clay Pierce is the Assistant Leader for Fisheries of the Iowa Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit at Iowa State University. He supervises graduate students and does aquatic ecology and fisheries research in the lakes, rivers, and streams of Iowa. He teaches courses in Stream Ecology and Fisheries Science. Clay is a native of Minnesota, and received his Bachelors degree at Mankato State University, his Masters degree at the University of Kentucky, and his Ph.D. at the University of Maryland. He was a postdoctoral researcher at McGill University and an assistant professor at Eastern Illinois University before assuming his present position in 1993.


Present Assistant Professor, Iowa State University Department of Natural Resource Ecology and Management
Present IA Cooperative FIsh & Wildlife Research Unit Assist. Leader, Iowa State University

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340 Science 2
2310 Pammel Dr
Ames, IA 50011-1031
Phone: 515-294-3159
Fax: 515-294-5468


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