Projects

  • Investigating the age structure, longevity, and population demographics of bigmouth buffalo and other freshwater fishes in North America
  • Understanding the ecological interactions between native and invasive fish species including bigmouth buffalo and common carp

An ancient bigmouth buffalo

Ongoing Collaborations

  • Nicholls State University, Louisiana, GarLab – aging of gar and other fishes
  • Eastern Illinois University – aging of blue sucker
  • University of Saskatchewan and the Water Security Agency, Canada – aging of bigmouth buffalo
  • University of North Texas – aging of smallmouth buffalo
  • University of Buffalo, New York and the Centre for Integrative Genetics, Norway – fish genetics and aging of catostomids
  • North Dakota State University – aging of the critically endangered Pahrump Poolfish
  • Sitting Bull College, North Dakota – aging of cisco
  • Minnesota Department of Natural Resources – aging of bigmouth buffalo
  • South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks – aging of bigmouth buffalo
  • North Dakota Game and Fish – aging of bigmouth buffalo
  • Iowa Department of Natural Resources – aging of shovelnose sturgeon