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Habitat requirements of the Elk River crystal darter: field and laboratory studies

Duration

May 2004 - May 2008

Narrative

The Elk River crystal darter was described as a new species in 2008, the diamond darter. This species is known to occur only in the Elk River, West Virginia. This study documented habitat availability for the diamond darter in the lower Elk River and documented habitat use in a laboratory study. These data were used by natural resource agencies for development of management plans for the species.

 

Current Staff

Federal Staff: 102

Masters Students: 247

Phd Students: 163

Post Docs: 55

University Staff: 266

5 Year Summary

Students graduated: 722

Scientific Publications: 1960

Presentations: 4355

 

Personnel

Funding Agencies

  • USFWS Region 5

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