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Movement and habitat use of pallid sturgeon in the lower Mississippi River

Duration

December 2011 - December 2017

Narrative

This study seeks to provide information that can be used to conserve, manage, and restore habitat necessary to restore the endangered pallid sturgeon and conserve the threatened shovelnose sturgeon in the lower Mississippi River.

Research Products and Activities

Peer Reviewed Publications

  • Hartfield, P., N.M. Kuntz, and H.L. Schramm, Jr. 2013. Observations on the identification of larval and juvenile Scaphirynchus spp. in the lower Mississippi River. Southeastern Naturalist 21:251-266.
  • Herrala, R.R., P.T. Kroboth, N.M. Kuntz, and H.L. Schramm, Jr. 2014. Pallid sturgeon habitat use and selection in the lower Mississippi River. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society 143:153-163

Presentations

  • Herrala, J.R., N.M. Kuntz, and H.L. Schramm, Jr. 2013. Habitat use and selection by adult pallid sturgeon in the lower Mississippi River. Annual meeting, Southern Division American Fisheries Society. Nashville, Tennessee, 9-11 February 2013.
  • Kroboth, P, and H. Schramm. 2014. Habitat us of Shovelnose Sturgeon in the lower Mississippi River. Southern Division, American Fisheries Society, Charleston, South Carolina.
 

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

 

Personnel

Funding Agencies

  • U.S. Fish and Widlife Service

Links

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