Zeb Buck has a primary focus in aquatic ecology, but a broad range of interests ranging from salmonid behavior to elasmobranch physiology. His professional background is rooted in fisheries ecology with The National Park Service, US Fish and Wildlife Service, Trout Unlimited, and a variety of other NGO’s. Zeb’s academic career has taken him coral reef surveying and diving with reef sharks on the Meso-American Reef, to studying the interaction of native vs. non-native trout populations in headwater streams across the US. Zeb received his BSc. in Ecology from Lycoming College with a concentration in fisheries and environmental science. He is an avid backpacker and can often be found mountaineering somewhere at a higher altitude.