Faculty

Michael Wilberg

Professor
Faculty
Michael Wilberg
Professor
Chesapeake Biological Laboratory

Bio

Dr. Wilberg is an Associate Professor at Chesapeake Biological Laboratory at the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science in Solomons, MD.  He has been a fisheries professor at CBL for the last ten years working on understanding population dynamics and management of a range of fish and shellfish species including oysters, blue crabs, American eel, paddlefish, and summer flounder.  Before that he completed his Ph.D. and post doc at Michigan State University on improving and testing stock assessment approaches and evaluating management strategies for yellow perch in Lake Michigan.  He also completed his M.S. at the University of Wisconsin – Stevens Point and a B.S. at Michigan State University.  Dr. Wilberg’s research interests include population dynamics, stock assessment, quantitative fisheries, management strategy evaluation, and fisheries management.  For more information on Dr. Wilberg’s research, please visit http://wilberglab.cbl.umces.edu.

Education

  • Ph.D. Fisheries and Wildlife, Michigan State University, 2005
  • M.S. Natural Resources, University of Wisconsin - Stevens Point, 2000
  • B.S. Fisheries and Wildlife, Michigan State University, 1997

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