William N. Brostoff, Ph.D.

Position/Affiliation: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, San Francisco District,
Senior Scientist

Contact Info:


  • 1982: University of Hawaii - Ph.D. Marine Biology
  • 1977: San Diego State Univ., - M.S. Biology
  • 1972: Univ. of Calif., Irvine - B.S. Biology
  • 1991: Postdoctoral Fellow, Victoria Univ. of Wellington, New Zealand

Research Interests: Behavioral ecology and conservation biology of estuarine and anadromous fishes, management of special status species, acoustic telemetry, genetic stock discrimination and hatchery conservation of Russian River Coho salmon.

Recent Publications & Presentations:
• CALFED 4th biennial conference: Juvenile salmonid outmigration and distribution studies in San Francisco Bay.
• 2006. CALFED 4th biennial conference: the Delta LTMS.
• Restore America’s Estuaries: Adaptive management at the Hamilton Wetland Restoration Project.
• Surficial feature • es associated with ponded water on playas of the arid southwestern United States: indicators for regulating areas under the Clean Water Act. Wetlands 26(2): 385-399.
• Interim regional supplement to the Corps of Engineers Wetland Delineation Manual: Arid West Region.