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Montana Fish Theses and Dissertations

  • Glaid, J. R. 2017. Subadult bull trout out-migration in the Thompson River drainage, Montana. Master's thesis. Montana State University, Bozeman.
  • Holmquist, L. M. 2017. Reproductive ecology of hatchery-origin and wild pallid sturgeon in the Missouri River above Fort Peck reservoir, Montana. Master's thesis. Montana State University, Bozeman.
  • Thomas, N. A. 2017. Evaluation of suppression methods targeting non-native lake trout embryos in Yellowstone Lake, Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming, USA. Master's thesis. Montana State University, Bozeman.
  • Boyer, J. K. 2016. Spawning and early life history of mountain whitefish in the Madison River, Montana. Master's thesis. Montana State University, Bozeman.
  • Gilham, A. T. 2015. Relationship between intensity of livestock grazing and trout biomass in headwaters of East Front Rocky Mountain streams, Montana. M.S. Thesis, Montana State University, Bozeman.
  • Vatland, Shane J. 2015. Effects of stream temperature and climate change on fluvial Arctic grayling and non-native salmonids in the upper Big Hole River, Montana. Ph.D. Dissertation, Montana State University, Bozeman.
  • Lewandoski, S. A. 2015. Exploitation of burbot Lota Lota in the Wind River drainage, Wyoming. Master's thesis. Montana State University, Bozeman.
  • Ritter, T. D. 2015. Connectivity in a montane river basin: salmonid use of a major tributary in the Smith River system. MS thesis, Montana State University, Bozeman.
  • Syslo, J. M. 2015. Dynamics of Yellowstone cutthroat trout and lake trout in the Yellowstone Lake Ecosystem: a case study for the ecology and management of non-native fishes. Doctoral dissertation. Montana State University, Bozeman.
  • Uthe, P. R. 2015, Life history characteristics and the effects of climate on growth of Yellowstone cutthroat trout in headwater basins. MS thesis, Montana State University, Bozeman.
  • Fredenberg, C. R. 2014. Efficacy of suppressing non-native lake trout in an isolated backcountry lake in Glacier National Park. Master's thesis. Montana State University, Bozeman.
  • Reinhold, A. M. 2014. Responses of fish assemblages to bank stabilization in a large river. PhD dissertation, Montana State University, Bozeman. 171 pages.
  • Galloway, B. 2014. Feasibility assessment for translocation of imperiled bull trout populations in Glacier National Park, Montana. Master's thesis, Montana State University, Bozeman.
  • Tornabene, Brian J. 2014. Movements, habitats, and nesting ecology of spiny softshells in the Missouri River: the influence of natural and anthropogenic factors. M.S. Thesis, Montana State University, Bozeman. 215 pages.
  • Richards, R. R. 2011. Movement of Scaphirhynchus species in the Missouri River above Fort Peck Reservoir, Montana. M.S. thesis. Montana State University, Bozeman.
  • Drinan, D. P. 2010. Thermal adaptation of westslope cutthroat trout Oncorhynchus clarkii lewisi. MS thesis. Montana State University, Bozeman.
  • Cox, B. S. 2010. Assessment of an invasive lake trout population in Swan Lake, Montana. Master's thesis. Montana State University, Bozeman.
  • Syslo, J. M. 2010. Demography of lake trout in relation to population suppression in Yellowstone Lake, Yellowstone National Park. Master's thesis. Montana State University, Bozeman.
  • Talbott, M. J. 2010. Determining morphological and biochemical parameters associated with ovarian follicular atresia and caviar quality and yield in cultured white sturgeon (Acipenser transmontanus). Master's thesis. Montana State University, Bozeman.
  • Tennant, L. B. 2010. Spawning and early life-history characteristics of bull trout in a headwater-lake ecosystem. Master's thesis. Montana State University, Bozeman.
  • Brown, Peter. 2010. Environmental conditions affecting the efficiency and efficacy of piscicides for use in nonnative fish eradication. Ph.D. Dissertation, Montana State University, Bozeman. 109 pages.
  • Shepard, Bradley B. 2010. Evidence of niche similarity between cutthroat trout (Oncorhynchus clarkia) and brook trout (Salvelinus fontinalis): Implications for displacement of native cutthroat trout by nonnative brook trout. Ph.D. Dissertation, Montana State University, Bozeman. 200 pages.
  • Spinelli, Justin P. 2010. Spatial and temporal entrainment of fish from Hauser Reservoir, Montana. M.S. Thesis, Montana State University, Bozeman. 107 pages.
  • Goodman, B. J. 2009. Ichthyoplankton density and shovelnose sturgeon spawning in relation to varying discharge treatments. Masters thesis. Montana State University, Bozeman.
  • Meeuwig, M. H. 2008. Ecology of lacustrine-adfluvial bull trout populations in an interconnected system of natural lakes. Doctoral dissertation. Montana State University, Bozeman.
  • Brown, P. J. 2004. Ecology of smallmouth bass Micropterus dolomieu early life history in three north temperate lakes. University of Wisconsin - Stevens Point, Wisconsin. 100p.
 

Current Staff

Federal Staff: 2

Masters Students: 15

Phd Students: 2

Post Docs: 0

University Staff: 3

5 Year Summary

Students graduated: 16

Scientific Publications: 26

Presentations: 47

 

Montana Cooperative Fishery Research Unit Cooperators

  1. Montana Department of Fish, Wildlife and Parks
  2. Montana State University
  3. U.S. Geological Survey