Current Research

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2012-2013

Development of a Science Based Restoration and Management Plan for the San Rafael River, UT: Integrating Data on Fish Distributions and Habitat Needs with Historical Analyses of Channel Change.


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2011-2014

Evaluating cutthroat trout performance and identifying limiting factors for the native fish community of Pyramid Lake. Phaedra Budy (PI), Utah State University, USFWS.


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2011-2013

Investigating Predator Prey Interactions in Scofield Reservoir, UT.


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MS Graduate Research Assistantship

Many opportunities to join the Fish Ecology Lab are available to Graduate School candidates, Post-Doctoral Fellow candidates, Technicians, and Internship candidates.

I am currently seeking motivated and independent post-doctoral candidates who are interested in drafting a NSF post-doctoral fellowship proposal to work on fish population dynamics and climate change associated with the Toolik NSF LTER program, located in northern Alaska.

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News & Announcements

Curbing the Chub: USU Aquatic Ecologist Works to Restore Balance

Curbing the Chub: USU Aquatic Ecologist Works to Restore Balance

Utah State University graduate student Lisa Winters is investigating ways to keep the prolific Utah Chub, a freshwater member of the minnow family, from crowding out native trout in central Utah's Scofield Reservoir.

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Burbot Bash: Hunt is on in Utah for predatory eel-like fish

Burbot Bash: Hunt is on in Utah for predatory eel-like fish

While anglers hammer on one end of the invasive burbot population at Flaming Gorge Reservoir, researchers and biologists are studying other ways to keep the predatory fish from impacting popular sport fish at the massive lake.

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