Cooperative Research Units
Education, Research And Technical Assistance For Managing Our Natural Resources
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About the Montana Fish Unit

Quartz Lake, Glacier National Park, Montana

Cooperative Research Units have three facets to their mission: (1) Graduate Education, (2) Research, and (3) Technical Assistance.

Our Unit consists of 2 federal scientists and 1 administrative specialist. The Unit Leader provides oversight to all Unit activities. Our federal scientists hold faculty rank at Montana State University, teach courses and workshops for graduate students and cooperators, and conduct research on a wide variety of natural resource topics. Research projects typically support graduate students and post-docs.


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Current Staff

Federal Staff: 2

Masters Students: 14

Phd Students: 2

Post Docs: 0

University Staff: 3

5 Year Summary

Students graduated: 21

Scientific Publications: 25

Presentations: 50


Contact Us

Montana Cooperative Fishery Research Unit Bozeman, MT 59717-3460 Phone: (406) 994 - 4549 Fax: (406) 994 - 7479 Our University Web Site

Unit Leader

Alexander Zale
Al Zale

Aquatic wild life conservation, restoration, and management. Born in Boston, Massachusetts. Formerly AUL/F at the Oklahoma Unit.

Montana Cooperative Fishery Research Unit Cooperators

  1. Montana Department of Fish, Wildlife and Parks
  2. Montana State University
  3. U.S. Geological Survey