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Influence of trout stocking on species of concern


May 2011 - April 2014


Project goal is to determine if stocked rainbow trout prey on species of concern (i.e., tier I/II fishes).

Research Products and Activities

Peer Reviewed Publications

  • Turek, K. C., M. A. Pegg, and K. L. Pope. 2013. Review of the negative influences of non-native salmonids on native fish species. Great Plains Research 23:39-49. Download  | 
  • Turek, K. C., M. A. Pegg, and K. L. Pope. 2014. Short-term evaluation of visible implant alpha tags in juveniles of three fish species under laboratory conditions. Journal of Fish Biology 84:971-981. Download  | 
  • Turek, K. C., M. A. Pegg, and K. L. Pope. 2015. Experimental evaluation of rainbow trout Oncorhynchus mykiss predation on longnose dace Rhinichthys cataractae. Ecology of Freshwater Fish 24:600-607. Download  | 
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  • Turek, K. C. 2014. Influence of non-native trout on native non-game fish in Nebraska headwater streams. M.S. thesis. University of Nebraska—Lincoln.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
  • Mark PeggCo-Principal Investigator
  • Kelly TurekStudent

Funding Agencies

  • Nebraska Game and Parks Commission


Cooperative Research Units Program Headquarters Cooperators

  1. U.S. Geological Survey