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

Vermont Project

Genomic forensics: using bioinformatics to investigate the causes of melanistic lesions in Brown Bullhead

May 2023 - September 2028


Participating Agencies

  • CRU

Brown Bullhead catfish are scaleless bottom dwellers, which make them ideal indicator species to study the effects of contaminants. Using fish genomics to understand and prevent environmental contamination.