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

Nebraska Project

White perch interactions with other fishes

January 2006 - December 2008


Participating Agencies

  • Cooperative Research Unit Program
  • Nebraska Game and Parks Commission

The purpose of this project is to gain an understanding of potential changes to fish communities resulting from invasions of white perch.

Research Publications Publication Date
Gosch, N. J. C., L. L. Pierce, and K. L. Pope. 2010. The effect of predation on stunted and nonstunted white perch. Ecology of Freshwater Fish 19:401-407. | Download September 2010
Gosch, N. J. C., K. L. Pope, and P. H. Michaletz. 2009. Stomach capacities of six freshwater fishes. Journal of Freshwater Ecology 24:645-649. | Download November 2009
Gosch, N. J. C., J. R. Stittle, and K. L. Pope. 2010. Food habits of stunted and non-stunted white perch: the role of population status. Journal of Freshwater Ecology 25:31-39. | Download January 2010
Gosch, N. J. C., and K. L. Pope. 2011. Using consumption rate to assess potential predators for biological control of white perch. Knowledge and Management of Aquatic Ecosystems 403, 2:1-9. | Download March 2011
Theses and Dissertations Publication Date
Gosch, N. J. C. 2008. Predation as a mechanism for control of white perch: an investigation of food habits in two Nebraska reservoirs. August 2008