Contributed Papers - Fish Conservation

Tuesday, August 19, 2014: 8:20 AM-5:20 PM
302B (Centre des congrès de Québec // Québec City Convention Centre)
Karina Mrakovcich , Nicholas E. Mandrak and Mike Champion
Karina Mrakovcich

Nicholas E. Mandrak

Mike Champion

8:20 AM
Development of Freshwater Literacy Standards By Members of American Fisheries Society and Society for Conservation Biology
Paul L. Angermeier, U.S. Geological Survey and Virginia Tech; Anna L. George, Tennessee Aquarium Conservation Institute

8:40 AM
“Imagine the World without…”: Research, Writing, Speaking and Collaboration Regarding Conservation Issues in a Fisheries Biology Course
Karina Mrakovcich, United States Coast Guard Academy; Kathleen Jernquist, United States Coast Guard Academy

9:00 AM
Implementing the Canadian Species at Risk Act: The Role of Science Advice for Freshwater Taxa
Lynn D. Bouvier, Great Lakes Laboratory for Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences; Nicholas E. Mandrak, Great Lakes Laboratory for Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences; Todd J. Morris, Great Lakes Laboratory for Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences

9:20 AM
Long-Term Changes in Fish Community Structure in Relation to Asian Carp Establishment
Rich Pendleton, University of Illinois; Levi E. Solomon, University of Illinois; Andrew Casper, Illinois Natural History Survey, Prairie Research Institute, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

9:40 AM
An Individual-Based Simulation Model to Guide the Conservation of Native Species Threatened By Introgression
Patrick Della Croce, Franklin University Switzerland; Geoffrey C. Poole, Montana State University

10:00 AM
Tuesday Morning Break

10:30 AM
Evaluation of Eradication Success of Northern Snakehead in the Catlin Creek Drainage, NY Using Environmental DNA
Benjamin Wegleitner, Central Michigan University; Andrew Mahon, Central Michigan University

10:50 AM
Behavior of Larval Yellowcheek Darters Relative to Current and Light
Steve E. Lochmann, University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff; Kyle T. Rachels, North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission

11:10 AM
Ecology and Life-History of Blackfin Cisco (Coregonus nigripinnis) in Northern Algonquin Park
Allan Bell, Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources; Mark Ridgway, Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources

11:30 AM
Assessing Habitat-Use Patterns and Survey Methodologies of the Endangered Snail, Pecos Assiminea, at Bitter Lake National Wildlife Refuge
Elizabeth Roesler, Texas Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit; Timothy B. Grabowski, U.S. Geological Survey, Texas Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit; David Rogowski, Texas Tech University

11:50 AM
Effects of Sediment Deposition on Riverine Benthic Communities
Mike Champion, University of British Columbia; Jordan Rosenfeld, Province of British Columbia

12:10 PM
Tuesday Lunch

1:30 PM
Estimating the Ages of Black Hills Mountain Suckers: Precision, Population Dynamics, and Management Implications
Jason Breeggemann, South Dakota State University; Cari-Ann Hayer, South Dakota State University; Jacob Krause, South Dakota State University; Luke Schultz, Oregon State University; Katie Bertrand, South Dakota State University; Brian D.S. Graeb, South Dakota State University

Use of Ultrasonic Imaging and Ovaprim® to Evaluate Egg Maturation of Humpback Chub Gila Cypha (Withdrawn)
Within Watershed Population Structure of an Amphidromous Hawaiian Goby (Withdrawn)
2:30 PM
Landscape-Level Predictors of Localized Extirpation in Bridle Shiner (Notropis bifrenatus)
Kasey Pregler, University of Connecticut; Jason Vokoun, University of Connecticut; Eric T. Schultz, University of Connecticut; Neal Hagstrom, Connecticut Department of Energy & Environmental Protection

3:10 PM
Tuesday Afternoon Break

4:00 PM
Modeling the Potential Effects of Intermittent Perturbations on Endangered Stonecats
Elizabeth Puchala, Vermont Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit, University of Vermont; Donna Parrish, U.S. Geological Survey, Vermont Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit

4:20 PM
PIT Tags and Capture-Recapture: Essential Tools in Monitoring Endangered Fishes in the Upper Klamath Basin
David Hewitt, U.S. Geological Survey; Eric Janney, U.S. Geological Survey; Allen Evans, Real Time Research, Inc.; Brian Hayes, U.S. Geological Survey

Habitat Use of the Silver Shiner (Notropis photogenis), a Threatened Species, in Its Known Range in the Great Lakes Basin (Withdrawn)
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