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Biology group presents at American Fisheries Society conference

January 28, 2011

Loyola biology junior David Reeves counting Okaloosa Darters.

Frank Jordan, Ph.D., professor of biology, recently presented at the Southern Division of the American Fisheries Society annual meeting in Tampa, Fla., held Jan. 13-16. Accompanying Jordan was biology junior David Reeves and alumna Melissa Kaintz ’03. The group co-authored and presented four research talks, “Phylogeography of the Okaloosa Darter,” “Conservation Status of Pinewoods Darters in Little Pee Dee and Lumber River Drainages of North and South Carolina,” “Summer Patterns of Microhabitat use by Blackbanded Darters” and “Response of Endangered Okaloosa Darters to Restoration of Stream Habitat.” During the conference, the group also participated in the Okaloosa Darter recovery meeting hosted by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.

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