FISH/BIOL 7030

Field Studies in Ichthyology
Fishes of the Southeast

Syllabus
The objective of this intensive field course is to become familiar with the diversity of fishes of the southeastern United States, as it relates to physiography and drainage history. Aquatic conservation is also emphasized.

The field portion of the course includes collecting fishes from major drainages in:

  • Florida
  • Arkansas/Mississippi
  • Tennessee



Fishes were also observed in their natural habitats by snorkeling. A total of 134 species(4144 specimens) from 32 sites were collected.
List of Localities
For list of fishes collected at each site, visit the AUM fish collection


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