This page gives a brief description of the classes I teach at Murray State. More information on these classes, as well as information on our school and programs, can be found in the Murray State bulletin.
Fisheries Management (BIO 582/683)
In Fisheries Management we discuss the theory and techniques used to manipulate fish communities. Students will learn about sampling techniques, management strategies, aging techniques, and many other aspects of fish management. Each student will complete a management plan for a local fish community.
Ichthyology (BIO 570/671)
The study of fishes, concentrating on the fishes of Kentucky. Students will learn about fish anatomy, biology, and ecology. We study all the families of fish found in Kentucky, and students will also learn to identify 70+ Kentucky fish species.