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Spatial and disease ecology of the plains spotted skunk
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2019)
The eastern spotted skunk (Spilogale putorius) is a species of conservation concern across much of its range in the eastern U.S. due to a range-wide population decline that began in the 1940s. The reason for the decline ...
Movement, habitat use, and spawning characteristics of flathead and blue catfish on the lower Missouri River and tributaries
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2010)
The movement and habitat use patterns of adult flathead and blue catfish were studied via acoustic and radio telemetry in the lower Missouri River and adjacent tributaries including the Grand, Lamine, Chariton, and Little Chariton Rivers...
Development and validation of standardized sampling protocols for assessing freshwater mussel populations in Missouri
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2017)
step in assessing populations. We surveyed 14 sites in the Meramec River Basin in East-central Missouri to determine the effectiveness of visual sampling methods and to determine the effects of habitat variability on the effectiveness of these methods...