The Department of Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences, established in 1937, aspires to preeminence among academic programs in ecology, management, and conservation biology. Our faculty are dedicated to the discovery and dissemination of knowledge in conservation of biodiversity, natural resource management, and the sustainable use of natural resources. Innovated research and extension endeavors are intertwined with high-level teaching of undergraduate and graduate students, who represent the next generation of land stewards and conservation professionals. Our faculty, outreach, and academic programs are nationally recognized and ranked among the best in the country.

What’s New

Quail Translocation Success and Impacts Study
Pond Maintenance Article
Pond maintenance boosts performance, prevents catastrophes

Recent Publications

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Garner, Kelsey L.*, Essa T. Mohammed, Charles K. Blend, Majid Bannai and Norman O. Dronen. (2019) Redescriptoin of Faustula gangetica (Srivastava, 1935) (Plagiorchiida: Faustulidae) in the Hilsa Shad, Tenualosa ilisha (Hamilton) (Clupeidae), from the Arabian Gulf off Irag, Comparative Parasitology,

Baumgardt, Jeremy A., Michael L. Morrison, Leonard A. Brennan and Tyler A. Campbell. (2019) Effects of broadcasting calls on detection probability in occupancy analyses of multiple raptor species, Western North American Naturalist, Vol. 79: No. 2, Article 5.

Conway, K. W., G. I. Moore and A. P. Summers. (2019) A new genus and two new species of miniature clingfishes from temperate southern Australia (Teleostei, Gobiesocidae), ZooKeys, 864: 35-65,

Kubicek, Kole M.*, Amanda K. Pinion* and Kevin W. Conway. (2019) New records of the Mountain Mullet, Dajaus monticola (Bancroft, 1834), and an overview of historical records in Texas, Check List,

Bower, Luke M. and Kirk O. Winemiller. (2019) Fish assemblage convergence along stream environmental gradients: an intercontinental analysis, Ecography,

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Thesis Defense: Liliana Sierra

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Last Day – QDrop Summer II

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