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Identification of priority conservation areas for native aquatic species

Duration

October 2014 - September 2016

Narrative

The main goal is to prioritize native aquatic species monitoring and management efforts through the designation of priority conservation areas. We will do this for fish and other aquatic species (pending data availability), which will allow us to see which areas are important for multiple aquatic taxa. Once we have identified areas we will evaluate how successful they are at addressing species-specific concerns and assess the major threats for each priority conservation area.

 

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

Funding Agencies

  • Wyoming Game and Fish Department

Links

Cooperative Research Units Program Headquarters Cooperators

  1. U.S. Geological Survey