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

Oklahoma Project

Assessing Aquatic Macroinvertebrate Communities in Ephemeral Ponds

July 2022 - December 2024


Participating Agencies

  • Cooperative Research Units

In this study, we are investigating the role that hydroperiod and fish predators influence aquatic insect diversity by studying a set of research ponds at Oklahoma State University and sampling ponds at the Osage Nation Ranch, located in Osage County, Oklahoma.

Presentations Presentation Date
Jones, G.E., W.W. Hoback, and J.M. Long. 2024. Farm ponds without fish have higher macroinvertebrate diversity at the Osage Nation Ranch, Oklahoma. Southwestern Branch Entomological Society annual meeting, Albuquerque, New Mexico. April 2024