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Population assessment of channel catfish in Nebraska

Duration

September 2007 - August 2010

Narrative

Project goals were to 1) document population dynamics of channel catfish in standing water bodies, and to 2) understand how water-body type influenced those population dynamics.

Research Products and Activities

Peer Reviewed Publications

  • Richters, L. K., and K. L. Pope. 2011. Catch of channel catfish with tandem-set hoop nets and gill nets in lentic systems of Nebraska. Pages 573-580 in P. H. Michaletz and V. H. Travnichek, editors. Conservation, ecology, and management of catfish: the second international symposium. American Fisheries Society, Symposium 77, Bethesda, Maryland. Download  | 
  • Porath, M. T., L. D. Pape, L. K. Richters, K. L. Pope, and M. A. Pegg. 2011. Influence of throat configuration and fish density on escapement of channel catfish from hoop nets. Pages 563-571 in P. H. Michaletz and V. H. Travnichek, editors. Conservation, ecology, and management of catfish: the second international symposium. American Fisheries Society, Symposium 77, Bethesda, Maryland. Download  | 

Thesis

  • Chizinski, L. K. 2012. An evaluation of stocking and habitat influences on channel catfish lentic ecosystems of the Great Plains. M.S. thesis. University of Nebraska—Lincoln.Download  | 
 

Current Staff

Federal Staff: 3

Masters Students: 10

Phd Students: 15

Post Docs: 3

University Staff: 26

5 Year Summary

Students graduated: 35

Scientific Publications: 110

Presentations: 192

 

Personnel

  • Kevin PopePrincipal Investigator
  • Lindsey ChizinskiStudent

Funding Agencies

  • Nebraska Game and Parks Commission

Links

Nebraska Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit Cooperators

  1. Nebraska Game and Parks Commission
  2. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
  3. U.S. Geological Survey
  4. University of Nebraska-Lincoln
  5. Wildlife Management Institute