Staff Bios

Dave
Fast
Research Manager
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509-966-5291
Bio: 

Education:

Ph.D (1987) College of Fisheries, University of Washington                              

M.Sc. (1974) Department of Marine Sciences, University of Puerto Rico, Mayaguez, Puerto Rico

B.Sc, (1969) St. John’s University, Collegeville, Minnesota                                        

Publications:

Hatch, D.R., D.E. Fast, W.J. Bosch, J.W. Blodgett, J.M. Whiteaker, R. Branstetter, and A.L. Pierce. 2013. Survival

 and Traits of Reconditioned Kelt Steelhead Oncorhynchus mykiss in  the Yakima River, Washington. North

American Journal of Fisheries Management (in press).

Larsen, D.A., D.L.Harstad, C.R. Strom, M.V. Johnston, C.M. Knudsen, D.E. Fast, T.N. Pearsons, and B.R.

Beckman. 2013. Early Life History Variation in Hatchery and Natural-Origin Spring Chinook Salmon in the

      Yakima River, Washington. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society 142:2, 540-555.

Schroder, S.L., C.M. Knudsen, T.N. Pearsons, T.W. Kassler, E.P. Beall, S.F. Young, and D.E. Fast. 2012.

Breeding Success of four male life history types of spring Chinook Salmon spawning in an artificial stream.

 Environmental Biology of Fishes, 94:231-248

Paquet, P.J., T. Flagg, A. Appleby, J. Barr, L. Blanckenship, D. Campton, M. Delarm, T. Evelyn, D. Fast, J.

Gislason, P. Kline, D. Maynard, L. Mobrand, G. Nandor, P. Seidel, S. Smith. 2011. Hatcheries, Conservation,

and Sustainable Fisheries –   Achieving Multiple Goals: Results of the Hatchery Scientific Review Group’s

Columbia Basin Review.  Fisheries.  36-11:547-561.

Schroder, S.L., C.M. Knudsen, T.N. Pearsons, T.W. Kassler, S.F. Young, E.P. Beall, and D.E. Fast. 2010.

Behavior and Breeding Success of Wild and First-Generation Hatchery Male Spring Chinook Salmon

Spawning in an Artificial Stream. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society, 139:989-1003.

Dittman, A.H., D. May, D.A. Larsen, M.L. Moser, M. Johnston, and D. Fast. 2010. Homing and spawning site

selection by supplemented hatchery- and natural-origin Yakima River spring Chinook salmon. Transactions of

the American  Fisheries Society 139:1014-1028.

Knudsen, C.M., M.V. Johnston, S.L. Schroder, W.J. Bosch, D.E. Fast, and C.R. Strom. 2009. Effects of passive

integrated transponder tags on smolt-to-adult recruit survival, growth, and behavior of hatchery spring Chinook

salmon. North American Journal of Fisheries Management 29:658-669.

Fast, D.E., D. Neeley, D.T. Lind, M.V. Johnston, C.R. Strom, W.J. Bosch, C.M. Knudsen, S.L. Schroder, and B.D.

Watson. 2008. Survival Comparison of Spring Chinook Salmon Reared in a Production Hatchery under

Optimum Conventional and Seminatural Conditions. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society 137:1507–1518.

Schroder, S.L., C.M. Knudsen, T.N. Pearsons, T.W. Kassler, S.F. Young, C.A. Busack, and D.E. Fast. 2008.

Breeding Success of Wild and First-Generation Hatchery Female Spring Chinook Salmon Spawning in an

Artificial Stream. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society, 137:1475-1489.

Bosch, W. J., T. H. Newsome, J. L. Dunnigan, J. D. Hubble, D. Neeley, D. T. Lind, D. E. Fast, L. L. Lamebull, and

       J. W.  Blodgett. 2007. Evaluating the Feasibility of Reestablishing a Coho Salmon Population in the Yakima

       River, Washington. North American Journal of Fisheries Management 27:198-214.

Larsen, D.A., B.R. Beckman, C.R. Strom, P.J. Parkins, K.A. Cooper, D.E. Fast, and W.W. Dickhoff. 2006. Growth

  Modulation Alters the Incidence of Early Male Maturation and Physiological Development of Hatchery-Reared

Spring Chinook Salmon: A Comparison with Wild Fish. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society 135:1017-1032.

Knudsen, C.M., S.L. Schroder, C.A. Busack, M.V. Johnston, T.N. Pearsons, W.J. Bosch, and D.E. Fast. 2006.

Comparison of Life History Traits between First-Generation Hatchery and Wild Upper Yakima River Spring

 Chinook Salmon. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society 135:1130–1144.

Fast, D. 2002. Hatchery Reform: the Science and the Practice.  In: Proceedings of the International

 Congress on the Biology of Fish, July, 2002, Ed. Don MacKinlay, Vancouver BC V6B 5G3 Canada.

Fast, D. E., and C. Craig. 1997. Innovative hatchery project working to rebuild wild salmon populations. Hydro  Review 14:30-33.

Fast, D.E., J.D. Hubble, M.S.Kohn, and B.D.Watson. 1991. Yakima River Spring Chinook Enhancement Study.

 Project  Completion Report to Bonneville Power Administration.Project 82-16. Volume 1-345 pp. and Volume 2  (Appendices).

Fast, D.E. 1989. Supplementation Strategies for the Yakima/Klickitat Production Facility. In: Northwest Fish

 Culture Conference Proceedings (R.Z. Smith, ed.).

Fast, D.E. 1987. The Behavior of salmonid alevins in response to light, velocity and dissolved oxygen during

incubation. In: Salmonid Migration and Distribution Symposium. Ed: E.L. Brannon, University of Washington

and Directorate for Nature Management, Norway, Trondheim, Norway.