TAPMS Board Member
TAPMS member for 2 years
College Station, TX
Assistant Professor and Extension Fisheries Specialist at Texas A&M University
Todd earned a B.S. in Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences from Purdue University with a double specialization in fish physiology and nutrition, and fisheries management. He then earned a Ph.D. in Natural Resources (Stress and Disease Physiology of Fish) from the University of Tennessee. Todd then spent the next 15 years conducting aquaculture and fish physiology research at the University of Tennessee and the University of Arkansas, Pine Bluff. In 2013, Todd joined Texas A&M University in his current position as Assistant Professor and Extension Fisheries Specialist. Todd is administrator of the AquaPlant website, Texas A&M Aquaculture, Fisheries, and Pond Management website, Southern Regional Aquaculture Center Publications website, Southern Regional Aquaculture Center Aquaponics website, and is currently the chair of the Texas Aquatic Plant Management Society website committee. Todd has authored several publications on aquatic plant management and aquatic herbicide use, as well as conducted research on herbicide effectiveness for specific species of aquatic vegetation. Additionally, he has created videos and apps for mobile devices (AquaPlant and AquaCide) to assist pond managers in aquatic vegetation identification and management.