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

South Dakota Staff Member


Austin Galinat

Austin Galinat, M.S. Student with Dr. Steven Chipps

Email: Austin.Galinat@jacks.sdstate.edu

Biography

Austin is from Rapid City, South Dakota and received his BS degree from South Dakota State University. Before beginning graduate studies, Austin worked as a Fisheries Research Technician with the South Dakota Department of Game, Fish and Parks. His primary duties included trout population assessments and habitat restoration in the Black Hills of western South Dakota. Austin is currently working on his master’s degree, evaluating the role of mink predation on brown trout abundance and size structure in Rapid Creek, SD with Dr. Steve Chipps.

Research Publications Publication Date
Davis, J.L., J.W. Wilhite, and S.R. Chipps. 2016. Mink predation of Brown Trout in a Black Hills stream. Prairie Naturalist 48:12-20. 2016-03-31
Presentations Presentation Date
Galinat, A.G., S.R. Chipps, J.A. Jenks, J.L. Davis, and G. Simpson. 2019. Use of Radio Telemetry to Determine Movements and Mortality Sources of Brown Trout in Rapid Creek, SD. 55th Annual Meeting of the Dakota Chapter-Minnesota Chapter American Fisheries Society, Fargo, ND. 2019-02-22
Galinat, A.G., S.R. Chipps, J.A. Jenks, J.L. Davis, and G. Simpson. 2019. Mink Movement and Predation on Brown Trout in Rapid Creek, South Dakota. 79th Midwest Fish & Wildlife Conference, Cleveland, OH. 2019-01-27
Galinat, A.G., S.R. Chipps, J.A. Jenks, J.L. Davis, and G. Simpson. 2018. Influence of Mink Predation on Brown Trout Survival and Size-Structure in Rapid Creek, South Dakota. 54th Annual Meeting of the Dakota Chapter American Fisheries Society, Brookings, South Dakota. 2018-02-27