The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has put in great effort to eradicate populations of bighead carp, an invasive species that has been creating problems in multiple lake systems. These efforts cannot be done alone. Dr. Quinton Phelps, assistant professor of biology at Missouri State University, and Hae Kim, biology research assistant, are aiding these efforts through … [Read more...] about Holy carp!
Being selected to lead professionals is always an honor. Dr. Quinton Phelps, Missouri State University associate professor of wildlife and fisheries biology, will be providing Fisheries Analysis and Modeling Simulator (FAMS) training for the Fisheries Division of the Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks (KDWP). The training will take place July 19-20 in Emporia, … [Read more...] about Biology professor selected for prestigious leadership position
Biology students Alexandria Beezel and Ethan Rutledge attended the 2020 Southern Division-American Fisheries Society (SDAFS) Meeting Feb. 20-23 in Little Rock, Arkansas. About their research Beezel presented her undergraduate research project titled “A Cursory Look into the Striped Bass Population in Norfork Lake.” The project was a collaboration with the Arkansas Game and … [Read more...] about Fishing for results through aquatic ecosystem research