Cooperative Research Units
Education, Research And Technical Assistance For Managing Our Natural Resources
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Mississippi Education Activities

Courses Taught

  • Advanced Fisheries Science (Leandro Miranda 2017)
  • Management of Impounded River Basins (Leandro Miranda 2016)
  • Advanced Fisheries Science (Leandro Miranda 2015)
  • Management of Impounded River Basins (Leandro Miranda 2014)
  • Advanced Fisheries Science (Leandro Miranda 2013)
  • Management of Impounded River Basins (Leandro Miranda 2012)
  • Advanced Fisheries Science (Leandro Miranda 2011)
  • Management of Impounded River Basins (Leandro Miranda 2010)
  • Tropical Biology Course provides an introduction to the ecosystems of the New World tropics. Emphasis will be placed on ecology and natural history of Neotropical vertebrates. Examples of course topics include a survey of Neotropical biomes, origins of tropical biodiversity, animal-plant relationships, and natural resource conservation. (Francisco Vilella 2010)
  • Advanced Fisheries Science (Leandro Miranda 2009)
  • Conservation Biology Theories and paradigms of conservation biology. Principles of species-level evolutionary and biogeographic processes. Patterns of speciation, and extinction processes. Metapopulation dynamics, community-level processes and mechanisms of isolation and fragmentation. Management tools available to diagnose declines of populations and techniques for remediating losses of biodiversity. (Francisco Vilella 2009)
  • Management of Impounded River Basins (Leandro Miranda 2008)
  • Tropical Biology Seminar (Francisco Vilella 2008)
  • Advanced Fisheries Science (Leandro Miranda 2007)
  • Management of Impounded River Basins (Leandro Miranda 2006)
  • Advanced Fishery Science (Leandro Miranda 2005)
  • Conservation Biology (Francisco Vilella 2005)
  • Management of impounded river basins (Leandro Miranda 2004)
  • Advanced Fisheries Science (Leandro Miranda 2003)
  • Advanced Fishery Science (Leandro Miranda 2001)

Current Staff

Federal Staff: 2

Masters Students: 8

Phd Students: 2

Post Docs: 0

University Staff: 2

5 Year Summary

Students graduated: 16

Scientific Publications: 61

Presentations: 74

Mississippi Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit Cooperators

  1. Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks
  2. Mississippi State University
  3. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
  4. U.S. Geological Survey
  5. Wildlife Management Institute