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Mississippi Theses and Dissertations

  • Raines, C.D. 2017. Effects of riparian shade on nearshore reservoir fish assemblages and water quality. M.S. thesis, Mississippi State University, Mississippi State. 41pp.
  • Justyn R. Foyth. 2016. Fall migrant waterbird community structure and stable isotope ecology in the Mississippi Alluvial Valley and northern Gulf of Mexico: use of Migratory Bird Habitat Initiative sites and other wetlands. Dissertation, Mississippi State University, 294 pp. Download
  • Bradley A. Strickland. 2015. Spatial ecology and population estimation of the American alligator (Alligator mississippiensis) in inland systems of Mississippi. M.S. Thesis, 79 pp. Download
  • James S. Feaga. 2014. Winter waterbird use and food resources in aquaculture lands of Mississippi. M.S. Thesis, Mississippi State University, 73 pp.
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  • Kaczka, L. 2013. Enhancing our understanding of age-0 crappies in northwest Mississippi flood control reservoirs: A study on distribution and size. Master's thesis, Mississippi State University.
  • Andrews, C. 2013. Floodplain lake assessment and fish assemblage dynamics in the Mississippi Alluvial Valley. M.S. thesis, Mississippi State University.
  • Goetz, D. 2013. Relationships between fish assemblages and water quality in oxbow lakes of the Yazoo River Basin. M.S. thesis, Mississippi State University.
  • Mower, E. 2013. Tools for water level management in flood control reservoirs. M.S. Thesis, Mississippi State University.
  • Wegener, M.G. 2013. Effect of fishing effort on catchability of largemouth bass. Masters thesis. Mississippi State University, Mississippi State, MS
  • Krogman, R.M. 2012. Classification and assessment of large U.S. reservoirs based on fish habitat impairment. M.S. Thesis, Mississippi State University.
  • Dagel, J.D. 2012. Crappie population characteristics relative to inundation of floodplain habitats in reservoirs. M.S. Thesis. Mississippi State University.
  • Alfermann, T. 2011. Centrarchid assemblages in oxbow lakes of the Mississippi Alluvial Valley with perspectives for fisheries management. M.S. thesis, Mississippi State University.
  • Dembkowski, D. 2011. Species richness in oxbow lakes of the Mississippi Alluvial Valley. M.S. thesis. Mississippi State University.
  • Mirick, P. 2011. An evaluation of otter trawls and trotlines for catching pallid sturgeon in the lower Mississippi River. Masters thesis, Mississippi State University
  • Matthew D. Palumbo. 2010. Influence of latitudinal and climatic variation, and field
    observation on spring gobbling phenology of Wild Turkey in Mississippi. M.S. Thesis, Mississippi State University. 75 pp.
  • Rafael González. 2010. Population estimation and landscape ecology of the Puerto Rican
    Nightjar. M.S. Thesis, Mississippi State University. 129 pp.
  • Aycock, N. 2008. Development of a fish-based index of biotic integrity for oxbow lakes of the Yazoo River Basin, Mississippi. MS. thesis, Mississippi State University.
  • Miyazono, S. 2008. Fish assemblage and water quality indicators of river connectivity in oxbow lakes of the Yazoo River basin. M.S. thesis. Mississippi State University.
  • Hodgins, N.C. 2008. Development of a bioenergetic model for black carp to predict consumption and growth. Mississippi State University, Mississippi State.
  • Spencer, A.B. 2007. Habitat characteristics and fish assemblage structure of deep pools in the upper Tombigbee River, Mississippi. Mississippi State University, Mississippi State.
  • DeVries, R.J. 2006. Population dynamics, movements, and spawning habitat of the shortnose sturgeon, Acipenser brevirostrum, in the Altamaha River system, Georgia. Master's Thesis. University of Georgia, Athens.
  • Iván Llerandi. 2006. Abundance, habitat use, and movement patterns of the Red-tailed Hawk
    (Buteo jamaicensis) in north-central Puerto Rico. M.S. Thesis, Mississippi State University. 189 pp.
  • Hart, J.M. 2005. Characteristics of the spotted bass and largemouth bass in a northeastern Mississippi stream, the Buttahatchee River. Master's thesis. Mississippi State University, Mississippi State.
  • Jeremy M. Bennet. 2005. Mourning Dove (Zenaida macroura) population dynamics and survival in Hell Creek Wildlife Management Area, Mississippi. M.S. Thesis, Mississippi State University. 67 pp.
  • José A. Cruz. 2005. Response of aquatic invertebrate, plant, and avian communities to manipulations of coastal wetland habitats at Humacao Nature Reserve, Puerto Rico. Dissertation, Mississippi State University. 187 pp.
  • Marisel Lopez. 2005. White-cheeked Pintail (Anas bahamensis) hen and duckling survival, movements, and habitat use at Humacao Nature Reserve. M.S. Thesis, Mississippi State University. 175 pp.
  • Wyatt F. Nimitz. 2005. Use and movement patterns of the Red-tailed Hawk (Buteo jamaicensis) in occupied Puerto Rican Parrot (Amazona vittata) habitat. M.S. Thesis, Mississippi State University. 120 pp.
  • Walker, C.A. 2004. Assessment of voluntary angler creel surveys at Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks lakes. Master's thesis. Mississippi State University, Mississippi State.
  • Derek W. Hengstenberg. 2003. Reproductive biology, abundance, and movement patterns of the Broad-winged Hawk Buteo platypterus brunnescens in a limestone forest of Puerto Rico. M.S. Thesis, Mississippi State University. 114 pp.
  • Leslie W. Welch. 2003. Roost site selection, movements, and habitat use of red bats (Vespertilionidae: Lasiurus borealis) in an intensively managed pine forest in Mississippi. M.S. Thesis, Mississippi State University. 92 pp.
  • R. Dwayne Elmore. 2002. Landscape correlates and variability in mourning dove abundance along call-count routes in Mississippi. M.S. Thesis, Mississippi State University. 126 pp.
  • Doug R. Wood. 2001. Multi-resolution assessment of foraging requirements of the Red-cockaded Woodpecker (Picoides borealis) in Bienville National Forest, Mississippi. Dissertation, Mississippi State University. 223 pp.
  • Eggleton, M. A. 2001. Catfish feeding ecology and bioenergetics in a large river-floodplain ecosystem. Doctoral dissertation. Mississippi State University, Mississippi State.
  • Christopher J. Reynolds. 2001. Avian community ecology and forest management practices in pine-hardwood ecosystems of north-central Mississippi. M.S. Thesis, Mississippi State University. 139 pp.
  • Smith, T. O. 2000. Using an angler survey to predict angler reaction to proposed fisheries management practices. M.S. thesis. Mississippi State University, Mississippi State.
  • Peyman, L. 2000. Relationships between horizontal landscape structure and breeding birds in the Southeastern United States. Dissertation, Mississippi State, Mississippi.
  • Fogarty, J. H. 1999. Geographic distribution, community ecology, and habitat use of Eleutherodactylus frogs in Cordillera Forests of Puerto Rico. M.S. Thesis, Mississippi State University. 150 pp.
  • Bowman, J. L. 1999. An assessment of habitat suitability and human attitudes for black bear restoration in Mississippi. Dissertation, Mississippi State University. 345 pp.
 

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