Research Scientists, Conservation Fund’s Freshwater Institute
John Davidson is a Research Scientist at the Conservation Fund’s Freshwater Institute, in Shepherdstown, West Virginia, where he has been employed for more than twenty years.
John oversees aquaculture research projects, collects and analyzes biological, water quality, and engineering data, and reports the findings through peer-reviewed publications and conference presentations. John has authored numerous science-based articles focused on fish production in recirculation aquaculture systems with specific topics including: water quality, sustainable diets, salmonid product quality, off-flavor, ozone, and the effects of accumulating nitrate on salmonids, among others. John holds a B.S. in Biology from Shepherd University and an M.S. in Wildlife and Fisheries Resources from West Virginia University. In 2016, John was recognized by Intrafish in their 40 Under 40 segment, highlighting up-and-coming professionals making an impact in the Aquaculture/Seafood Industry.