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

Kansas Project

Factors influencing threatened and endangered fishes in the Great Plains

August 2008 - September 2010


Participating Agencies

  • USFWS Region 6

(1) Determine the effects of hydrology on population abundance of Neosho madtoms; (2) determine the effects of land use, instream and riparian habitat, interspecific competition, predation, and urbanization and impoundments development of Topeka shiner abundance; (3) attempt to determine if there are trends in Topeka shiner populations or distribution over time; (4) continue to analyze the effects of disturbance on Neosho madtom and Topeka shiners as new collection data becomes available.