Dr. Peter Hundt

Postdoctoral Research Associate


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


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

Current projects


  • A multilocus molecular phylogeny of combtooth blennies (Percomorpha: Blennioidei: Blenniidae): multiple invasions of intertidal habitats. Molecular Phylogenetics Evolution, 2014

  • Diet of combtooth blennies (Blenniidae) in Kochi and Okinawa, Japan. Ichthyological Research, 2014

  • Double-crested cormorants (Phalacrocorax auritus) of Leech Lake, Minnesota: Temporal variation of diets and assessment of differential prey selection in adults. American Midland Naturalist, 2013

  • Environmental and livelihood impacts of dams: common lessons across development gradients that challenge sustainability. International Journal of River Basin Management, 2012

  • Comparing Bioenergetics Models of Double-crested Cormorant (Phalacrocorax auritus) Fish Consumption. Water Society, 2012