Mark S. Peterson, Ph.D.

Research Interests:
Fundulus jenkinsi, Saltmarsh Topminnow, Conservation Planning & Implementation

(with G.L. Grammer, J. Walker, M. Woodrey, and D. Ruple)

Below are images of sampling locations from Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, and Florida; Breder trap gear used to collect fish, and data on habitat characteristics where F. jenkinsi were collected.  These data are being used to develop a regional conservation plan for the rare species.

Fundulus jenkinsi image above by G. Grammer.

Fundulus jenkinsi image above by G. Grammer.  

Sampling sites for study.

Sampling sites for study.

John Lopez using Breder traps in small tidal creeks.

John Lopez using Breder traps in small tidal creeks.

Plot of the environmental data versus CPUE of Fundulus jenkinsi

Plot of the environmental data versus CPUE
of Fundulus jenkinsi.