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Oklahoma Research Activities

Shorebird sampling in the mixed-grass prairie of Oklahoma.

A core part of our mission, scientists at the Oklahoma Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit conduct research that aid in the conservation and management of natural resources.

Oklahoma Active Projects

Oklahoma Completed Projects

Oklahoma Peer Reviewed Publications

  • Taylor, A.T., T. Hafen, C.T. Holley, A. Gonzalez, and J.M. Long. 2020. Spatial sampling bias and model complexity in stream-based species distribution models: a case study of Paddlefish (<i>Polyodon spathula</i>) in the Arkansas River basin, U.S.A. Ecology and Evolution 10:705-717. DOI: 10.1002/ece3.5913
  • Long, J.M. and M.J. Porta. 2019. Age and growth of stocked juvenile Shoal Bass in a tailwater: environmental variation and accuracy of daily age estimates. PLoS ONE 14(10): e0224018.
  • Dattilo, J., D. Shoup, and S. K. Brewer. In Press. Age and growth of Freshwater Drum and Gizzard Shad occupying two reservoir-river complexes with different groundwater contributions. North American Journal of Fisheries Management.
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Oklahoma Technical Publications

  • Long, J. 2015. Atractosteus spatula (on-line). Digital Morphology. Available
  • San Joaquin Restoration Program. Draft released 2011. Program Environmental Impact Statement/Report. San Joaquin River Restoration Program.
  • Fisheries Management Work Group. 2010. Fisheries Implementation Plan. 164 p,
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Oklahoma Theses and Dissertations

  • Andy Miller, Ph.D. Assessing the spawning movement and habitat needs of riverine Neosho Smallmouth Bass. Oklahoma State University.
  • Josh Mouser, M.S. Determining the presence and demographics of cave fish and cave crayfish populations using novel techniques. Oklahoma State University (co-advised with Dr. Ron van den Buscche).
  • Sequy, L. 2019. Non-native black bass: potential conflicts in fisheries management. Master's thesis, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater.
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Current Staff

Federal Staff: 2

Masters Students: 8

Phd Students: 3

Post Docs: 1

University Staff: 7

5 Year Summary

Students graduated: 25

Scientific Publications: 80

Presentations: 152

Oklahoma Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit Cooperators

  1. Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation
  2. Oklahoma State University
  3. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
  4. U.S. Geological Survey
  5. Wildlife Management Institute