DR. PAUL JAMES STRUHSAKER (Fig. 1), ichthyologist and fisheries biologist, died on July 25, 2018. He was born in Lansing, Michigan on July 16, 1935, to Frederick P. and Esther A. Struhsaker. Paul had one sister, Anne Larsen, and two brothers, Thomas and James Struhsaker. Paul grew up in a family with strong interests in the conservation and wise use of natural resources. His mother was a secretary for the State of Michigan Department of Natural Resources. His father was head of the Michigan Department of Conservation's Lands Division and secretary of the state's Conservation Commission, who, among his many other accomplishments, played a major role in the land acquisition and creation of the Porcupine Mountains State Park. Unfortunately, Paul's father died at the early age of 49, when Paul was only 18 years old.

Paul's interest in natural history became evident in his high school years when...

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