|In-situ feasibility study of freshwater mussel reintroduction : survival and growth of the wavy-rayed lampmussel (Lampsilis fasciola) in the Pigeon River, NC
||The Pigeon River, North Carolina has a long history of habitat degradation due to water diversion and high levels of toxic effluents from a paper mill. Over the last 20 years the paper mill has modernized its processes and reduced water use and waste...
|Life history traits of the mirror shiner, Notropis spectrunculus, in western North Carolina
||I investigated the life history of Notropis spectrunculus (Mirror Shiner) using seven monthly collections at each of four locations in the Tennessee River drainage in western North Carolina (Hominy Creek, Pigeon River, and two sites on the Tuckasegee...
|A comparison of the external microbial assemblages between native southern strain and wild northern brook trout, Salvelinus fontinalis, of hatchery ancestry
||Hatchery reared, northern strain brook trout have been stocked in streams within the home range of southern strain brook trout in an effort to restore or enhance native trout populations since the late 1800s. But, brook trout native to the southern A...
|Movement patterns and habitat use by juvenile and adult sicklefin redhorse (Moxostoma sp.) in the Tuckasegee River basin
||The purpose of this study was to determine the seasonal movements andmicrohabitat use of juvenile and adult sicklefin redhorse (SFRH) (Moxostoma sp.) in theTuckasegee and Oconaluftee rivers in western North Carolina. Seven hatchery-rearedjuveniles an...
|Size, age structure and diet preferences of an invasive population of redbreast sunfish (Lepomis auritus) in Richland Creek, Haywood County, North Carolina
||In Richland Creek, Haywood County, North Carolina, the invasive species, Redbreast Sunfish,Lepomis auritus (Linnaeus 1758), dominates the fish assemblage. As part of a study of thefeasibility of using backpack electrofishing to selectively remove the...
|The efficacy of small-scale removal of an invasive species (redbreast sunfish, Lepomis auritus) by electrofishing
||Redbreast sunfish (Lepomis auritus) in Richland Creek, Haywood County, NC, were studied todetermine if back-pack electrofishing was an effective method of removal of this invasive species. Threestudy sites were established, with 100 m removal reaches...