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Amanda Ackiss

Amanda Ackiss


  • BA University of Virgina 2002
  • Ph D Old Dominion University 2002


I am a research scientist in the Larson Lab studying the genetics of inland and Great Lakes Cisco. My previous research focused on genetic patterns in Southeast Asian fisheries.

Research Interests

Population genetics, conservation biology, molecular ecology and evolution, ichthyology


Current Staff

Federal Staff: 2

Masters Students: 10

Phd Students: 0

Post Docs: 0

University Staff: 6

5 Year Summary

Students graduated: 13

Scientific Publications: 33

Presentations: 114


Contact Information

Tel: (715) 346 - 3873 Personal Web Site:

Wisconsin Cooperative Fishery Research Unit Cooperators

  1. U.S. Geological Survey
  2. University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point
  3. Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources