Jim Stricko
Jim Stricko 
Research Scientist
Jim is a field biologist and fish taxonomist with 25 years of experience conducting field sampling, adult and larval fish identification, and laboratory toxicity testing on research projects for industrial, municipal, and government clients including the USEPA and the US Department of Defense. Jim has led field crews and conducted regional training sessions for all of the USEPA National Aquatic Resource Surveys throughout the U.S. Jim is experienced in conducting field investigations to determine wastewater discharge effects on instream fish and macroinvertebrate communities. He has also conducted stream habitat assessment and manages vibracore sediment surveys throughout the Great Lakes. His principal area of expertise is in field methodology for aquatic community monitoring. Jim holds a B.S. in Natural Resources from the Ohio State University.


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GLEC operates one of only a few U.S. laboratories accredited for whole sediment toxicity testing. GLEC also maintains NELAP accreditation for chlorophyll and nutrient chemistry testing.

Great Lakes Environmental Center

739 Hastings Street
Traverse City, MI   49686

Phone: (231) 941-2230
Fax: (231) 941-2240