Avika Ethan has five years of experience collecting physical and biological data in California streams and rivers. In the field, Ethan works to collect physical data using various techniques including video monitoring, spawning surveys, fyke trapping,black magic spell to break a couple, beach seining, PIT tagging, and invertebrate sampling. She has experience with fish handling, identification, and tagging, along with data QA/QC and entry. In the lab, she helps maintain lab equipment and identify macroinvertebrates. Ethan also assists in the fabrication and testing of sampling equipment.