Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Units Program: Alabama
Education, Research and Technical Assistance for Managing Our Natural Resources

Alabama Project


Evaluating the spatial and temporal distribution and ecology of Bighead and Silver Carp and native fishes of the lower Red River basin

November 2020 - September 2023


Personnel

Participating Agencies

  • AR Game and Fish Commission
  • Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation

This project will devote substantial effort to understanding the spatial and temporal distribution of Bighead Carp and Silver Carp in the Red River basin.

Presentations Presentation Date
D Bryant, S. K. Brewer. 2024. Habitat use by buffalofishes Ictiobus bubalus, I. cyprinellus, and I. niger in the lower Red River catchment. Annual Meeting of the Southern Division American Fisheries Society, Chattanooga. February 2024
Brewer, S., B. Birdsall, J. Dattilo, D. DeVries, and P. Ramsey. 2023. Occupancy and demographics of Bighead and Silver carps in the lower Red River catchment. American Fisheries Society Annual Meeting, Grand Rapids. August 2023
Brewer, S. K., B. Birdsall, P. Ramsey, D. Devries, and J. Dattilo. 2023. Understanding new invasions by Bighead Carp Hypophthalmichthys nobilis and Silver Carp Hypophthalmichthys molitrix: Drivers of occupancy and recruitment. Alabama Water Resources Conference, Orange Beach. September 2023
A. Maddux, J. Dattilo, and S. K. Brewer. 2024. Movement patterns of Bighead Carp Hypophthalmichthys nobilis and Silver Carp Hypophthalmichthys molitrix in the Lower Red River. Annual Meeting of the Southern Division American Fisheries Society, Chattanooga. February 2024
Theses and Dissertations Publication Date
Ramsey, P. 2023. Nursery habitat and hatch dates of large river fishes of the lower Red River catchment. MS Thesis, Auburn University. May 2023
Birdsall, Ben. 2023. Factors related to occupancy and population demographics of adult Bighead Carp and Silver Carp in the lower Red River catchment. MS Thesis, Auburn University May 2023