Kurt Hettiger

Senior Aquarist, At Home on the Great Lakes gallery

Kurt Hettiger is an expert on Asian carp and Great Lakes fishes, and he assists federal and state agencies with the growing invasive species issue. At the aquarium, he also oversees the health, care and general husbandry of fishes and reptiles found in North America. Hettiger is a River Watch monitoring leader, member of the North America Native Fish Association and the American Fisheries Society. He is a graduate of University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, where he received a degree in fisheries biology.


Kurt Hettiger, Senior Aquarist of Local Waters
University attended

B.S. in fisheries biology, University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point

Invasive secies, member of the North American Native Fishes Association and the American Fishes Society