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Dr. Steve Norton

Associate Professor
New Science Center, 318e
360-736-9391, ext. 261
SNorton@centralia.edu
Ph.D., University of California, Santa Barbara, 1989
M.A., University of California, Santa Barbara, 1983
B.A., Harvard University, 1980
Biology& 100
Biology& 222
Biology& 223
Biology& 260 (Microbiology)
ENVS 120 (Watersheds)
Zoology 251 (Anatomy and Physiology I)
Zoology 252 (Anatomy and Physiology II)
Zoology 253 (Anatomy and Physiology III)

Undergraduate Advising:
My advisees have a wide-range of professional goals, including a variety of health-related professions (e.g., physical therapy, medicine, pharmacy, dental hygiene), marine biology and zoology, and molecular biology.

Research Interests:
My research takes an interdisciplinary approach to explore the factors influencing the feeding biology of marine fishes, especially cottid fishes.  Approaches include Foraging Ecology, Functional Morphology, Ichthyology, Animal Behavior, and Physiology.

Web Education.  Virtual Field Trips Project:
Rock and Wreck Fish Communities off North Carolina [link to web site]
Subtidal Marine Communities in the Pacific Northwest [under construction]
Rocky Intertidal Communities in the Pacific Northwest [under construction]

Other Interests:
Flyfishing and Flytying
Outdoor photography

Steve Norton Ready to dive
Diving, San Juan Islands Lapfull of carp
Lapfull of carp
Westslope cutt, St. Joe R.
St. Joe cutthroat