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

Utah Staff Member


Jesse Benjamin Stout

Ben Stout holding a Bluehead sucker

PhD
Email: stout_ben@hotmail.com

Education

  • MS Utah State University 2020
  • BS Colorado State University 2005

Biography

Ben earned his B.S. in Wildlife Biology with a Fisheries Biology Minor at Colorado State University. Ben is currently a M.S. student studying Aquatic Ecology in the Fish Ecology Lab at Utah State University.

Research Interest

Ben's research interests include fish ecology, restoration ecology, and impacts of nonnative species. Project Title: Understanding and quantifying potential movement patterns of Rio Grande Silvery Minnow in the Middle Rio Grande, New Mexico

Research Publications Publication Date
Stout, J.B., M.M. Conner, P. Budy, P. Mackinnon, and M. McKinstry. 2020. Keeping it classy: Classification of live fish and ghost PIT tags detected with a mobile PIT tag interrogation system using an innovative analytical approach. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 77:1564-1573. | Abstract June 2020
Stout, J.B, M.M. Conner, P. Budy, P. Mackinnon, and M. McKinstry. 2019. We ain’t afraid of no ghosts: Tracking habitat interactions and movement dynamics of ghost tags under differing flow conditions in a sand bed river. 21 September, 2019 Accepted. North American Journal of Fisheries Management, Management Brief 39:1337-1347 September 2019
Presentations Presentation Date
Stout, J.B., P. Budy, M. Conner, P. MacKinnon, and M. McKinstry. 2018. You can do it! Determining fish status from mobile PIT antenna detections. Annual Meeting of Utah American Fisheries Society. Ogden, UT. March 14, 2018. March 2018
Stout, J.B., P. Budy, M. Conner, P. MacKinnon, and M. McKinstry. 2018. Determining fish status from mobile PIT antenna detections: Preliminary study results. 39th Annual Researcher’s Meeting of the Upper Colorado River Endangered Fish Recovery Program and the San Juan River Basin Recovery Implementation Program. Vernal, UT. January 23, 2018. January 2018
Stout, J.B., P. Budy, M. Conner, P. MacKinnon, and M. McKinstry. 2017. Wanted: Dead or Alive. Determining fish status from mobile PIT antenna detection data. 42nd Annual Meeting of the Western Division of the American Fisheries Society. Missoula, MT. May 22, 2017. May 2017
Stout, J.B., P. Budy, M. Conner, P. MacKinnon, and M. McKinstry. 2017. PIT tag movement in the absence of fish: Preliminary results from a mobile PIT tag antenna study. 38th Annual Researcher’s Meeting of the Upper Colorado River Endangered Fish Recovery Program and the San Juan River Basin Recovery Implementation Program. Grand Junction, CO. January 11, 2017. January 2017
Stout, J.B., P. Budy, M. Conner, P. MacKinnon, and M. McKinstry. 2017. Improving our ability to estimate vital rates of endangered fishes on the San Juan River using novel applications of PIT tag technology. Joint Meeting of the Colorado-Wyoming and Utah Chapters of the American Fisheries Society. Grand Junction, CO. February 22, 2017. February 2017
Stout, J.B., M. Connor, P. Budy, M. McKinstry, and P. MacKinnon. 2016. Improving our ability to estimate vital rates of endangered fishes on the San Juan River using novel applications of PIT tag technology. 2016 Annual Meeting of the Utah Chapter of the American Fisheries Society. Altamont, UT. March 15-17,2016. March 2016
Stout, J.B., Conner, M.M., Yackulic, C., Budy, P., Mackinnon, P., and M. Mckinstry. 2019. Gone, but not forgotten: Bias and error, the legacy of ghost tags in aquatic systems. Oral presentation: Annual Meeting of the Utah Chapter of the American Fisheries Society, Provo, Utah, 12-14 March 2018. March 2019
Technical Publications Publication Date
Stout, J.B., M. Conner, P. Budy, P. MacKinnon, and M. McKinstry. 2016. Improving our ability to estimate vital rates of endangered fishes on the San Juan River using novel applications of PIT tag technology. American Fisheries Society, Utah Chapter, March 17, 2016, Altamont, UT. March 2016