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Pelican Predation Potential on the Fish Community of Strawberry Reservoir


July 2013 - June 2014


This research will quantify the actual impacts of pelican feeding on fishes and specifically on the spawning cutthroat trout population in Strawberry Reservoir, a highly valuable Utah fishery. If the predation is substantial relative to natural and harvest mortality, the we will make management recommendations to reduce impact of pelicans on valued fishes.


Current Staff

Federal Staff: 102

Masters Students: 243

Phd Students: 163

Post Docs: 57

University Staff: 254

5 Year Summary

Students graduated: 699

Scientific Publications: 1910

Presentations: 4358



Funding Agencies

  • Utah Division of Wildlife Resources


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