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

Texas Staff Member


Mr. Brandon Cheek

Brandon Cheek

Phone: (806) 742 - 0841
Email: brandon.cheek@ttu.edu

Biography

My thesis evaluates the habitat associations of a stream fish assemblage at multiple scales for the purpose of developing guidelines for stream restoration on the Edwards Plateau.

Research Publications Publication Date
Mueller JS, Cheek BD, Chen Q, Groeschel J, Brewer SK, & Grabowski TB. 2013. A simple device for measuring the minimum current velocity to maintain semi-buoyant fish eggs in suspension. The Prairie Naturalist 45:84-89. | Abstract | Download 2013-12-31
Cheek, B.D. & T.B. Grabowski. 2014. Evaluating habitat associations of a fish assemblage at multiple scales in a minimally disturbed stream on the Edwards Plateau, central Texas. U.S. Department of Interior, Fish and Wildlife Service, Cooperator Science Series FWS/CSS-104-2014, Washington, D.C. | Abstract | Download 2014-02-28
Cheek BD, TB Grabowski, PT Bean, JR Groeschel, & SJ Magnelia. 2016. Evaluating habitat associations of a fish assemblage at multiple spatial scales in a minimally disturbed stream using low-cost remote sensing. Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems 26:20-34. doi: 10.1002/aqc2569 | Abstract | Publisher Website 2016-01-31
Birdsong TW, M Bean, TB Hardy, TB Grabowski, T Heard, D Holdstock, K Kollaus, S Magnelia, & K Tolman. 2015. Application and utility of a low-cost unmanned aerial system to manage and conserve aquatic resources in four Texas rivers. Journal of the Southeastern Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies 2:80-85. | Abstract | Download | Publisher Website 2015-05-31
Presentations Presentation Date
Grabowski TB, T Birdsong, PT Bean, BD Cheek, & J Groeschel. Endemic black basses as drivers of watershed conservation and restoration: combining emerging technologies and traditional fisheries techniques to evaluate the use of Guadalupe Bass as a keystone species in Texas streams. 2013 Spring Meeting of the Southern Division of the American Fisheries Society. Nashville, Tennessee. 7-10 February 2013. 2013-02-09
Grabowski TB, PT Bean, B Grisham, and JR Groeschel. Linking low-cost side scan sonar habitat data with occupancy-based population models. 145th Annual Meeting of the American Fisheries Society. Portland, Oregon. 16-20 August 2015. 2015-08-16
Grabowski TB, BD Cheek, JR Groeschel, PT Bean, & S Magneila. Evaluating the habitat associations of a stream fish assemblage at multiple spatial scales using low-cost side scan sonar. Southern Division of the American Fisheries Society Spring Meeting 2015. Savannah, GA. 29 January-01 February 2015. 2015-01-29
Cheek BD & TB Grabowski. Evaluating habitat associations of a fish assemblage at multiple scales in a minimally disturbed stream on the Edwards Plateau. 2013 Spring Meeting of the Southern Division of the American Fisheries Society. Nashville, Tennessee. 7-10 February 2013. 2013-02-10