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Shannon Brewer

fish, fisheries, bass, crayfish, crawfish, stream, aquatic, environmental flows, in-stream flows

Adjunct Assistant Professor

Assistant Unit Leader, Oklahoma Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit

Specialization: stream fish and crayfish ecology; fish reproduction

Department: Natural Resource Ecology and Management

Website: https://www.coopunits.org/Oklahoma/People/Shannon_Brewer

Research/Extension Specialty Areas:

  • Aquatic landscape change and stream ecology
  • Improving sampling methods for aquatic biota
  • Environmental flows

Research/Extension Projects:

  • Movement and flow-recruitment relationships of Prairie Chub: an endemic Great Plains cyprinid
  • Assessing the distribution and habitat needs of Least Darter and sympatric species of the Ozark and Arbuckle Mountain ecoregions
  • Evaluating the effects of sucker gigging on fish populations
  • Evaluating sustainable water availability in drought prone watersheds of southeast Oklahoma
  • Determining instream flows needed to support the federally threatened Arkansas River Shiner Notropis girardi and associated assemblage
  • Assessing the effects of stocked Rainbow Trout on native fishes and crayfishes in Ozark Highland streams

Recent Publications:

Specialty Area Workshops/Conferences Organized and/or Attended:

  • Annual Meeting of the American Fisheries Society
  • Oklahoma-Texas Chapters of the American Fisheries Society
  • Southern Division of the American Fisheries Society
  • Oklahoma Natural Resources Conference