Peter Hundt, Postdoctoral Research Associate


  • B.S., University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point
  • M.S., University of Minnesota   
  • Ph.D., University of Minnesota

AIS Area of Interest

I am broadly interested in the biology and ecology of fishes, especially the relationship between feeding structures and diet. At MAISRC, my research focuses on developing selective toxin delivery systems for the control of common carp (Cyprinus carpio).

AIS Species of Study

Current MAISRC projects


  • Hundt, P.J., Amber, J., Saucey, B., Vacura, K., Bajer, P.G. (2020) Tests in a semi-natural environment suggest that bait and switch strategy could be used to control invasive Common Carp. Management of Biological Invasions (2020) Volume 11
  • Bajer, P. G., Beck, M. W., & Hundt, P. J. (2018). Effect of non-native versus native invaders on macrophyte richness: are carp and bullheads ecological proxies? Hydrobiologia, 817(1), 379–391. doi:10.1007/s10750-018-3592-1

  • Egan, J. P., Chew, U.-S., Kuo, C.-H., Villarroel-Diaz, V., Hundt, P. J., Iwinski, N. G., … Simons, A. M. (2017). Diets and trophic guilds of small fishes from coastal marine habitats in western Taiwan. Journal of Fish Biology, 91(1), 331–345. doi:10.1111/jfb.13355

  • Hundt, P. J., Berendzen, P. B., & Simons, A. M. (2016). Species delimitation and phylogeography of the studfish Fundulus catenatus species group (Ovalentaria: Cyprinodontiformes). Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society, 0(0). doi:10.1111/zoj.12485

  • Hundt, P. J., Iglesias, S. P., Hoey, A. S., & Simons, A. M. (2014). A multilocus molecular phylogeny of combtooth blennies (Percomorpha: Blennioidei: Blenniidae): multiple invasions of intertidal habitats. Molecular Phylogenetics Evolution, 70, 47–56. doi:10.1016/j.ympev.2013.09.001

  • Hundt, P. J., Nakamura, Y., & Yamaoka, K. (2014). Diet of combtooth blennies (Blenniidae) in Kochi and Okinawa, Japan. Ichthyological Research, 61(1), 76–82. doi:10.1007/s10228-013-0366-7

  • Hundt, P. J., Simons, A. M., & Periera, D. L. (2013). Double-crested cormorants (Phalacrocorax auritus) of Leech Lake, Minnesota: Temporal variation of diets and assessment of differential prey selection in adults. American Midland Naturalist, 169(2), 354–370. doi:10.1674/0003-0031-169.2.354

  • Beck, M. W., Claasen, A. H., & Hundt, P. J. (2012). Environmental and livelihood impacts of dams: common lessons across development gradients that challenge sustainability. International Journal of River Basin Management, 10(1), 73–92. doi:10.1080/15715124.2012.656133

  • Göktepe, O., Hundt, P. J., Porter, W., & Pereira, D. L. (2012). Comparing Bioenergetics Models of Double-crested Cormorant (Phalacrocorax auritus) Fish Consumption. Water Society, 35(spl), 91–102. doi:10.1675/063.035.sp110