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Mississippi Research Activities

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Research in the Mississippi Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Unit centers on willdife and conservation biology and fisheries.

Mississippi Active Projects

Mississippi Completed Projects

Mississippi Peer Reviewed Publications

  • Miranda, L.E., and K.J. Killgore. 2020. Longitudinal distribution of uncommon fishes in a species-rich basin. Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems. https://doi.org/10.1002/aqc.3262
  • Coppola, G., L.E. Miranda, M.E. Colvin, H.R. Hatcher, and M.A. Lashley. 2019. Submergence responses of cool-season annual plants and potential for fish habitat. North American Journal of Fisheries Management 39:1269-1276. DOI: 10.1002/nafm.10359
  • Schumann, D.A., M.E. Colvin, L.E. Miranda, and D.T. Jones-Farrand. 2019. Occurrence and co-occurrence patterns of gar in river-floodplain habitats: methods to leverage species interactions to benefit distributional models. North American Journal of Fisheries Management. https://afspubs.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1002/nafm.10402
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Mississippi Technical Publications

  • Miranda, L.E., and R.M. Krogman. 2013. Fish habitat impairment in U.S. reservoirs. Lakeline 33(1):19-24.
  • Patrick Kroboth, Jason R. Herrala, Nathan M. Kuntz, Dylan Hann, Jared Porter, Tyler Young, and Harold L. Schramm, Jr. 2013. Habitat Use and Selection by Adult Pallid Sturgeon in the Lower Mississippi River: Report for 2007 – 2013. Report submitted to Arkansas Game and Fish Commission, Little Rock, Arkansas. Mississippi Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit, Mississippi State, Mississippi.
  • Schramm, H.L., Jr., and N.M. Kuntz. 2011. Pallid sturgeon habitat use and movement in the lower Mississippi River 2009-2011. Annual report submitted to Arkansas Game and Fish Commission, Little Rock, Arkansas. Mississippi Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit, Mississippi State, Mississippi.
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Mississippi Theses and Dissertations

  • Coppola, G. 2019. Performance of submerged cool-season annual crops as a potential fish habitat enhancement strategy of reservoir mudflats. M.S. thesis. Mississippi State University.
  • Hatcher, H.R. 2018. Establishing and evaluating agricultural plantings and supplemental cover on reservoir mudflats as a means to increase juvenile game fish abundance and growth. M.S. thesis, Mississippi State University.
  • Shamaskin, A.C. 2018. Evaluating multisystem length limits for inland fisheries. M.S. Thesis, Mississippi State University, Mississippi State, Mississippi. 45 pp.
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Current Staff

Federal Staff: 2

Masters Students: 5

Phd Students: 3

Post Docs: 0

University Staff: 2

5 Year Summary

Students graduated: 14

Scientific Publications: 44

Presentations: 65

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