Evaluate the effects of sucker gigging tournaments on fish populations of Spavinaw Creek and Eucha Reservoir, with the goal of determining the sustainable harvest level for this fishery and the implications of overharvest to the fish community. The successful candidate will need to be able to collaborate with state agency personnel and should have strong quantitative and field-sampling skills. The student will be co-advised by Drs. Dan Shoup and Shannon Brewer.
M.S. degree in fisheries, biology, or related field; competitive GPA & GRE scores. To apply, send 1) Cover letter, 2) Curriculum Vitae, 3) all college transcripts, 4) GRE scores, 5) a scientific writing sample (e.g., term paper, lab report etc.), and 6) contact information for 3 references to firstname.lastname@example.org and email@example.com. Start date negotiable (summer or fall 2018 semester)