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Leandro Miranda

Leandro Miranda.


  • Ph D Mississippi State University 1986
  • MS Auburn University 1981
  • BS Morehead State University 1977

Research Interests

Fish populations and fish communities in reservoirs and floodplain lakes

Teaching Interests

Fisheries science and management of standing water bodies and their watersheds

Research Publications

  • Granzotti, R.V., L.E. Miranda, A.A. Agostinho, and L.C. Gomes. 2018. Downstream impacts of dams: shifts on invertivorous fish assemblages. Aquatic Sciences 80:28
  • Miranda, L.E., and M.E. Colvin. 2017. Sampling for age and growth estimation. Pages 107-126 in M.C. Quist and D.A. Isermann, editors. Age and growth of fishes: principles and techniques. American Fisheries Society, Bethesda, Maryland.
  • Piana. P.A., Cardoso, B.F., Dias, J., Gomes, L.C., Agostinho, A.A., and Miranda, L.E. 2017.Using long-term data to predict fish abundance: the case of Prochilodus lineatus (Valenciennes, 1837) (Characiformes, Prochilodontidae) in the intensely regulated upper Paraná River. Neotropical Ichthyology 15(3) Abstract | 
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Current Projects

Completed Projects


  • Advanced Fisheries Science (2017)
  • Management of Impounded River Basins (2016)
  • Advanced Fisheries Science (2015)
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Mississippi University Committees and Workgroups

  • Leandro MirandaMember, Promotion and Tenure Committee (May 2006 - May 2009)
  • Leandro MirandaMember, Fisheries Extension Search Committee (July 2007 - December 2007)

Technical Publications

  • Miranda, L.E., and R.M. Krogman. 2013. Fish habitat impairment in U.S. reservoirs. Lakeline 33(1):19-24.
  • Miranda, L.E., J.D. Dagel, and S.L. Wigen. 2010. Promoting crappie recruitment in Northwest Mississippi reservoirs. Progress Report submitted to Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks, Jackson.
  • Miranda, L.E., T. Alferman, and D. Dembkowsky. 2010. Biotic integrity of alluvial lakes in the Yazoo River Basin. Progress Report submitted to U.S. Army Corps of Engineer, Engineer Research and Development Center, Waterways Experiment Station. Mississippi Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit, Mississippi State, Mississippi.
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Current Staff

Federal Staff: 2

Masters Students: 9

Phd Students: 4

Post Docs: 0

University Staff: 2

5 Year Summary

Students graduated: 10

Scientific Publications: 49

Presentations: 68

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