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White perch interactions with other fishes


January 2006 - December 2008


The purpose of this project is to gain an understanding of potential changes to fish communities resulting from invasions of white perch.

Research Products and Activities

Peer Reviewed Publications

  • Gosch, N. J. C., K. L. Pope, and P. H. Michaletz. 2009. Stomach capacities of six freshwater fishes. Journal of Freshwater Ecology 24:645-649. Download  | 
  • Gosch, N. J. C., J. R. Stittle, and K. L. Pope. 2010. Food habits of stunted and non-stunted white perch: the role of population status. Journal of Freshwater Ecology 25:31-39. Download  | 
  • Gosch, N. J. C., L. L. Pierce, and K. L. Pope. 2010. The effect of predation on stunted and nonstunted white perch. Ecology of Freshwater Fish 19:401-407. Download  | 
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  • Gosch, N. J. C. 2008. Predation as a mechanism for control of white perch: an investigation of food habits in two Nebraska reservoirs.Download  | 

Current Staff

Federal Staff: 95

Masters Students: 239

Phd Students: 142

Post Docs: 53

University Staff: 240

5 Year Summary

Students graduated: 701

Scientific Publications: 1936

Presentations: 4260



  • Kevin PopePrincipal Investigator
  • Nathan GoschStudent

Funding Agencies

  • Cooperative Research Unit Program
  • Nebraska Game and Parks Commission


Cooperative Research Units Program Headquarters Cooperators

  1. U.S. Geological Survey