The Montaña Aquatic Ecology Lab is recruiting a Master’s student to begin in summer or Fall 2020.
Fall 2020 courses
BIOL 4484/5484 Limnology
BIOL 3381 - General Ecology
Internships & volunteering opportunities
Jordan Griffin and Zachary Hutchens were awarded 1st Place overall Undergraduate Poster presentation at the statewide 2020- Ecological Integration Symposium at Texas A&M. Way to go Jordan and Zach!!
Graduate (Jake Swanson) and undergraduate (Jordan Griffin, Zachary Hutchens, Kathy Li, Hannah Bays, Allison Pinson) students at Montana Lab presented their ongoing research via Virtual format at the statewide 2020- Ecological Integration Symposium at Texas A&M.
Jordan Griffin will be presenting her research project at the College of Science and Mathematics showcase Feb 22. Way to go Jordan!
Our paper entitled Macroevolutionary analyses indicate that repeated adaptive shifts towards predatory diets affect functional diversity in Neotropical cichlid is published in early view Biological Journal Linnean Society. Congratulations to all!
Morgan Beckham passed her MS oral examination! Congratulations Morgan!
Alejandra Martinez and Jordan Griffin (Undergraduates) and Dr. Montana will be presenting their research project at Texas Chapter American Fisheries Society meeting 2020, Waco, Texas. 23-25 Jan.
Our paper in Environmental Fish Biology entitled: "Functional and trophic diversity of fishes in the Mekong-3S river system: comparison of morphological and isotopic patterns" was accepted for publication! Yeaaa!
Our paper entitled Emergent patterns between salamander prey and their predators is published in early view in Food Webs e00128. Congratulations!
10/21-29. Dr Montana traveled to Rupununi River (Guyana) for filming piranhas and other Neotropical fishes with BBC Channel.
Dr. Montana and Dr. Josh Perkin (TAMU) received a Texas Parks and Wildlife grant for proposal entitled: Assessing pathways of introduction of non-native fishes (Sheepshead Minnow: Cyprinodon variegatus, and Gulf Killifish: Fundulus grandis) in Texas streams.
- Our review paper entitle Revisiting “what do tadpoles really eat?” A 10‐year perspective - published as an early view article on the Freshwater Biology. Congratulations all!
- Dr. Montaña attended the NSF workshop "Understanding Freshwater Ecosystem Change through Analysis of Long-term Samples from Regional U.S. Fish Collections" in Fort Collins, Colorado.