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Population assessment of channel catfish in Nebraska

Duration

September 2007 - August 2010

Narrative

Project goals were to 1) document population dynamics of channel catfish in standing water bodies, and to 2) understand how water-body type influenced those population dynamics.

Research Products and Activities

Peer Reviewed Publications

  • Richters, L. K., and K. L. Pope. 2011. Catch of channel catfish with tandem-set hoop nets and gill nets in lentic systems of Nebraska. Pages 573-580 in P. H. Michaletz and V. H. Travnichek, editors. Conservation, ecology, and management of catfish: the second international symposium. American Fisheries Society, Symposium 77, Bethesda, Maryland. Download  | 
  • Porath, M. T., L. D. Pape, L. K. Richters, K. L. Pope, and M. A. Pegg. 2011. Influence of throat configuration and fish density on escapement of channel catfish from hoop nets. Pages 563-571 in P. H. Michaletz and V. H. Travnichek, editors. Conservation, ecology, and management of catfish: the second international symposium. American Fisheries Society, Symposium 77, Bethesda, Maryland. Download  | 

Thesis

  • Chizinski, L. K. 2012. An evaluation of stocking and habitat influences on channel catfish lentic ecosystems of the Great Plains. M.S. thesis. University of Nebraska—Lincoln.Download  | 
 

Current Staff

Federal Staff: 101

Masters Students: 234

Phd Students: 160

Post Docs: 60

University Staff: 268

5 Year Summary

Students graduated: 671

Scientific Publications: 1868

Presentations: 4326

 

Personnel

  • Kevin PopePrincipal Investigator
  • Lindsey ChizinskiStudent

Funding Agencies

  • Nebraska Game and Parks Commission

Links

Cooperative Research Units Program Headquarters Cooperators

  1. U.S. Geological Survey