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

Missouri Project

Conservation and Management of Missouri’s Mid-Sized Rivers: Development of Sampling Protocols and Application to Priority Watershed Rivers

July 2013 - June 2019


Participating Agencies

  • Missouri Department of Conservation

This study will help MDC determine the ecological role of mid sized rivers.

Research Publications Publication Date
Dunn, C., B. Brooke, R. Hrabik, and C. Paukert. 2018. Intensive Sampling Reveals Underreported Use of Great-River Tributaries by Large-River Fishes in Missouri. Southeastern Naturalist | Abstract | Download | Publisher Website July 2018
Dunn, C. G., and C. P. Paukert. 2020. A Flexible Survey Design for Monitoring Spatiotemporal Fish Richness in Non-wadeable Rivers: Optimizing Efficiency by Integrating Gears. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 77(6): 978-990. | Abstract | Download | Publisher Website February 2020
Presentations Presentation Date
Dunn, C.G., and C.P. Paukert. 2024. Casting a wider net: optimizing sampling to monitor imperiled fishes in southeastern rivers. Annual meeting of the North Carolina Chapter of the American Fisheries Society, Sylva, NC February 2024