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

Mississippi Staff Member

Mr. Jordan Besson

Jordan Besson



I grew up in the town of Gilroy, California. I earned my BS from California State University Monterey Bay in Environmental Science, Technology, and Policy and after graduation in 2016, I proceeded to work along the central coast of California with endangered steelhead in various coastal riverine systems. My interest in North American fisheries took me to Idaho and Wisconsin before I accepted my Masters position here at Mississippi State where I will analyze movement patterns of Asian Carp in and out of Moon Lake. After graduate school, I plan to become a fisheries biologist for a government agency in the Western United States.

Presentations Presentation Date
Besson, J.B., M.E. Colvin, L.E. Miranda, and C.G. Dunn. 2022. Movers and stayers: a look into the movements of Silver Carp in an oxbow lake system. Annual Meeting of the Mississippi Chapter, American Fisheries Society, Hattiesburg, MS. February 2022
Besson, J., M.E. Colvin, L.E. Miranda, C.G. Dunn. 2021. Evaluating movements of Silver Carp in an oxbow lake to inform barrier placement and operation. Annual Meeting of the American Fisheries Society, Baltimore, Maryland. November 2021