CABA Facility Staff
The staff at CABA are tasked with overseeing the daily operation of the two CABA facilities and are assisted by undergraduate student assistants. In addition to supervising the day to day maintenance of all animals the CABA staff are responsible for monitoring the environmental infrastructure that is necessary for the support of the animals under their care.
The staff at CABA also assist faculty and graduate students with campus administrative requirements for animal care and assists the campus in meeting animal care requirements for AAALAC accreditation.
CABA staff also provide lectures and tours to campus classes. They also conduct tours for campus visitors, K-12 classes, and the general public.
CABA Facilities Manager
With nearly 40 years’ experience Paul has been involved with aquatic science and aquaculture in many capacities. He has worked in aquaculture as a Peace Corps volunteer in India and Nepal with carp. Paul has also worked as a consultant in the Philippines with tilapia and freshwater prawns. Paul also worked as the laboratory manager for the Fish Nutrition Group in Animal Science at U.C. Davis.
Paul is a graduate of U.C. Davis with a MS in International Agricultural Development and a PhD in Ecology/Fish Reproductive Physiology. He now serves as the facilities manager for CABA.
CABA Laboratory Manager for the Fish Nutrition Group
Erik’s 30 years of aquatic animal experience has seen him work with U.C. Co-Operative Extension to assist fish farmers with induced spawning techniques in channel catfish, worked in an aquatic animal bio-assay development laboratory, served as the manager for the Fish Nutrition Group in Animal Science, and as the hatchery manager for the UC Davis Animal Science trout hatchery.
Erik is a graduate of UC Davis with a BS and Masters in Animal Science where he specialized in fish reproduction. Erik is now CABA's Assistant Facilities Manager.