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Dr. Paul Angermeier

Paul Angermeier

Research Interests

Stream fish communities; assessing quality of aquatic resources; conservation of aquatic systems

Professional Society Service

  • Society for Conservation Biology - committee member to review U.S. Forest Service’s proposed rule change for the National Forest Management Act (April 2011 - March 2012)

Research Publications

  • Dunn, C.G. and P.L. Angermeier. 2019. Remaining populations of an upland stream fish persist in
    refugia defined by habitat features at multiple scales. Diversity and Distributions 25: 385–399.
  • Richard, J.C., L. Castello, D.J. Gurdak, B.K. Peoples, and P.L. Angermeier. 2018. Size-structured
    habitat selection by arapaima in floodplain lakes of the Lower Amazon. Aquatic Conservation:
    Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems 28: 1403-1413. DOI:10.1002/aqc.2969.
  • Govenor, H., L.A.H. Krometis, L. Willis, P.L. Angermeier, and W.C. Hession. 2019.
    Macroinvertebrate sensitivity thresholds for sediment in Virginia streams. Integrated Environmental
    Assessment and Management 15: 77-92. DOI: 10.1002/ieam.4086.
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Current Projects

Completed Projects


  • biodiversity conservation & environmental sustainability (2014)
  • Constructing Sustainability (2011)
  • Constructing Sustainability (2010)
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Other Professional Positions and Memberships

  • Paul AngermeierMember, Science Advisory Board, CALFED's Restoration of the San Francisco Bay-Delta Ecosystem (January 2002 - May 2005)
  • Paul AngermeierMember, Advisory Board for ORSANCO's Development of a Fish-Based index to assess biotic integrity of Ohio River (February 2002 - December 2004)
  • Paul AngermeierMember, Sand County Foundation's Quality Hunting Ecology Program. (May 1999 - December 2003)

University Committees and Workgroups

  • Paul Angermeiermember of FWC search committee for infectious disease ecologist (January 2017 - April 2017)
  • Paul AngermeierFiW search committee (October 2010 - October 2010)
  • Paul Angermeierchaired search committee for Unit Leader (October 2009 - April 2010)
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Technical Publications

  • Argentina, J.E., P.L. Angermeier, and E.M. Hallerman. 2013. Population ecology of variegate darter
    (Etheostoma variatum) in Virginia. Final report to Virginia Department of Mines, Minerals and
    Energy, Richmond, VA. Virginia Tech College of Natural Resources & Environment Reports Series,
    Number 2. 62 pp.
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  • Roberts, J.H. and P.L. Angermeier. 2012. Monitoring of endangered Roanoke logperch (Percina rex) in Smith River upstream of Philpott Reservoir, on U.S. Army Corps of Engineers property. Final report submitted to United States Geological Survey, Reston, VA. 21 pp.
  • Ostby, B.J.K. and P.L. Angermeier. 2012. Survey of the freshwater mollusk assemblages in the Little River, Virginia. Project report to Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries, Richmond, VA. 88 pp.
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Current Staff

Federal Staff: 95

Masters Students: 239

Phd Students: 141

Post Docs: 56

University Staff: 237

5 Year Summary

Students graduated: 670

Scientific Publications: 1888

Presentations: 4154


Contact Information

Cooperative Research Units Program Headquarters Cooperators

  1. U.S. Geological Survey