** lab and field behavioral research on migratory fish and fish passage (70+ years experience of Boyd and Brian Kynard)


**; key fishes studied in USA = N. American sturgeons, American Shad, River Herring, Atlantic Salmon, Striped Bass, Sea Lamprey


** 36 years studying life history of shortnose sturgeon and behavior of early life stages of sturgeons, world-wide 


** R & D activities to develop fish passage in USA, Brazil, and China 

** Designed river research labs in USA, Brazil & China


** Consulted for 10 years with NGOs, federal and state agencies on impacts of power plants, dams, and river projects on sturgeons


** 36 yr experience with migratory fish passage at hydroelectric dams and design of fish passage facilities



   28 Echo Hill Rd., Amherst, MA.           

   USA 01002-1633

   (413) 253-9421 

Hydraulic-Fish Behavior Research Lab:

Renovators Supply,

  1 River St, Erving, Ma 01344

Boyd Kynard is an Adjunct Prof. Fisheries Environ. Cons. Dept., Univ. of Mass., Amherst.

Brian Kynard has a BS Degree in Biology from UMass and 25 years of experience studying migratory fish in the lab and in rivers.