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Georgia Theses and Dissertations

  • Vidal, T. 2017. Understanding the role of variability in fish population and community response to changing environmental conditions, PhD Dissertation, University of Georgia.
  • Daly, J. A. 2017. Indoor-rearing as a component of head-starting the Mojave Desert Tortoise (Gopherus agassizii). M.S. thesis, University of Georgia, Athens.
  • Sundmark, A. P. 2016. Influence of lake morphometry, water quality, and angling on annual bluegill growth in small impoundments of central Georgia. Master of Science Thesis. University of Georgia, Athens.
  • Dennerline, D. E. 2015. Evaluating novel approaches for sampling and assessing changes in reservoir fish assemblages. Ph.D. Dissertation submitted to the University of Georgia. Athens, GA.
  • Mitchell, G. E. 2015. Food habits of Blue Catfish (Ictalurus furcatus) introduced into Lake Oconee, Georgia. MS Thesis submitted to the University of Georgia.
  • Roop, H. J. 2015. Angling activity, use patterns, and anglers' evaluations of fishery quality and management at the Marben Public Fishing Area. MS Thesis submitted to the University of Georgia.
  • Jansch, C. R. 2015. Informing wild population monitoring through the use of mixed models. Masters Thesis, University of Georgia.
  • Satterfield, L. C. 2014. Use of baited camera traps to sample carnivore communities in eastern Botswana. M.S. thesis, University of Georgia, Athens.
  • Pruitt, W.A. 2013. Use of Hierarchical occupancy models to estimate the seasonal distribution and habitat use of stocked Robust Redhorse (Moxostoma robustum) in the upper reaches of the Ocmulgee River, Georgia. Master of Science Thesis, University of Georgia
  • Trushel, B. E. 2012. Influence of multi-scale factors on sportfish structural indices in samll- to medium-sized impoundment in Georgia, USA: implications for successful fisheries management. M.S. Thesis submitted to University of Georgia, Athens, GA.
  • Carswell, B. L. 2012. Abundance and diversity of sub-adult fishes in impounded South Carolina marshes: the effects of tidal exchange. MS Thesis submitted to the University of Georgia.
  • Homer, M. D., Jr. 2011. Age and size structure for an introduced population of blue catfish (Ictalurus furcatus) in Lake Oconee Georgia and a comparison of age determination techniques. MS Thesis submitted to the University of Georgia
  • Parr, R. T. 2011. Age, growth, and reproductive status of tripletail (Lobotes surinamensis) in the aggregation nearshore Jekyll Island, GA, USA. MS Thesis submitted to the University of Georgia.
  • Robinson, K. F. 2011. A comparison of the fish communities in managed and unmanaged wetlands in coastal South Carolina. Ph.D. Dissertation submitted to the University of Georgia.
  • Sanderlin, JS. Integrated demographic modeling and estimation of the Central Georgia, USA black bear population.
  • Belcher, C. N. 2008. Investigating Georgia's shark nurseries: evaluation of sampling gear, habitat use, and source of sub-adult mortality. Ph.D. Dissertation submitted to the University of Georgia.
  • Ely, P. C. 2007. Population size and passage efficiency of Alabama shad reaching Jim Woodruff Lock and Dam.
  • Ziegeweid, J. R. 2006. Ontogenetic Changes in salinity and temperature tolerances of young-of-the-year shortnose sturgeon (Acipenser brevirostrum). MS Thesis submitted to the University of Georgia.
  • Mosley, D. L. 2006. Habitat selection of robust redhorse (Moxostoma robustum): implications for developing sampling protocols. MS Thesis submitted to Univ. of GA
  • Cull, R. E. 2005. Instantaneous growth and mortality estimates of Age-0 carpsuckers (Carpoides spp) in the Oconee River, Georgia. MS Thesis submitted to the University of Georgia
  • Cull, R. E. 2005. Instaneous growth and mortality estimates of Age-0 carpsuckers (Carpoides spp.) in the Oconee River, GA. MS Thesis submitted to Univ. of GA
  • Shea, C. P. 2005. Fish habitat use and assemblage structure in regulated and unregulated reaches of a large southeastern warmwater stream. MS Thesis, University of Georgia, Athens.
  • Ruiz, J. C. 2005. An evaluation of the relative influence of spatial, statistical, and biological factors on the accuracy of stream fish species presence models Masters Thesis, University of Georgia, Athens.
  • Reinert, T. R. 2004. Decline and recovery of striped bass in the Savannah River Estuary: synthesis and re-analysis of historical information and evaluation of restoration potential.
  • Moore, C. 2002. Forest decision making under uncertainty: adaptive management for the conservation of bird populations on a National Wildlife Refuge. Download
  • Jennings, C. A. 1990. Fish Community Structure in Some Naturally Acid Florida Lakes. Ph.D. Dissertation submitted to the University of Florida. Gainesville, FL.
  • Jennings, C. A. 1985. The Effects of Fishing on a Previously Unharvested Population of Largemouth Bass. MS Thesis Submitted to Mississippi State University. Starkville, MS.
  • Busdicker, V. E., C. T. Moore, and M. R. Ramsey. 1982. Using computer simulation to establish a Georgia alligator population study plan. Senior Project (FRS 473), School of Forest Resources, University of Georgia, Athens, GA. 93pp. Download
 

Current Staff

Federal Staff: 3

Masters Students: 6

Phd Students: 3

Post Docs: 3

University Staff: 4

5 Year Summary

Students graduated: 13

Scientific Publications: 41

Presentations: 133

 

Georgia Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit Cooperators

  1. Georgia Department of Natural Resources
  2. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
  3. U.S. Geological Survey
  4. University of Georgia
  5. Wildlife Management Institute