Best Student Paper Symposium - Oral Presentations 1

Monday, August 18, 2014: 1:30 PM-5:20 PM
2105 (Centre des congrès de Québec // Québec City Convention Centre)
Mark Fincel
Mark Fincel

1:30 PM
Bayesian Inference of Computationally Expensive Fisheries Models
Darcy Webber, Victoria University of Wellington; Richard Arnold, Victoria University of Wellington; Alistair Dunn, National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research

1:50 PM
Effect of Population Density on Diel Activity and Growth in Stream-Dwelling Arctic Charr
Amy Fingerle, Hólar University College; Nicolas Larranaga, University of Iceland; Stefán Óli Steingrímsson, Hólar University College

2:10 PM
Development and Application of a Larval Pallid Sturgeon Bioenergetics Model
Laura Heironimus, South Dakota State University; David Deslauriers, South Dakota State University; Steven R. Chipps, U. S. Geological Survey, South Dakota Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit; Tobias Rapp, South Dakota State University; Brian D.S. Graeb, South Dakota State University; Robert A. Klumb, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

2:30 PM
Differential Impacts of Hurricane Irene on Fish Communities and Trout Populations in a Catskill Mountain River, New York, USA
Scott George, U.S. Geological Survey, New York Water Science Center; Barry P. Baldigo, U.S. Geological Survey, New York Water Science Center; George Robinson, University at Albany, State University of New York

2:50 PM
Larval Habitat Quality As a Determinant of Future Growth and Recruitment
Cassandra May, The Ohio State University; Edward F. Roseman, USGS Great Lakes Science Center; Stuart A. Ludsin, The Ohio State University; Elizabeth A. Marschall, The Ohio State University

3:10 PM
Monday Afternoon Break

3:40 PM
Paddlefish Population Characteristics of Large Midwestern U.S. Rivers
Ryan Hupfeld, Missouri Department of Conservation; Sara Tripp, Missouri Department of Conservation; David P. Herzog, Missouri Department of Conservation; Quinton Phelps, Missouri Department of Conservation

4:00 PM
Spatial Variation in Aquatic Food-Web Structure in an Anthropogenically Impacted Arid-Land River
Jessica East, Texas Tech University; Allison Pease, Texas Tech University

4:20 PM
Hybridization in Bigheaded Carps and Its Impact on Their Invasion Success
Alison Coulter, Purdue University; Reuben Goforth, Purdue University

4:40 PM
Condition Dynamics of Juvenile Fishes throughout Virginia Estuaries
Ryan Schloesser, Virginia Institute of Marine Science; Mary C. Fabrizio, Virginia Institute of Marine Science

5:00 PM
Disease-Associated Effects on Reproductive Output of Chesapeake Bay Striped Bass
Carissa Gervasi, Virginia Institute of Marine Science; Wolfgang K. Vogelbein, Virginia Institute of Marine Science; Robert Latour, Virginia Institute of Marine Science