Environmental Science & Ecology Emeritus Professor, Alum & Professor Publish Scientific Paper

Dr. James Haynes (Emeritus Professor) David Sanderson-Kilchenstein (MS 2015), and Dr. Jacques Rinchard published a peer-reviewed paper in Journal of Freshwater Ecology.

The objective of this study was to determine the extent of Northern Sunfish (Lepomis peltastes) hybridization with other Lepomis species and to evaluate how well identifications of Lepomis species and their hybrids agreed among field keys, morphometric measurements and meristic counts, and genetic methods.


Haynes, J.M., D. Sanderson-Kilchenstein, J.A. Andres, D.M. Carlson, J.J. Wright, D.R. Weatherwax, and J. Rinchard. 2023. Factors associated with extirpation of the last Northern Sunfish (Lepomis peltastes Cope 1970) population in western New York State, USA. Journal of Freshwater Ecology 38:2193213.

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Jacques Rinchard (jrinchar@brockport.edu)

Posted: April 12, 2023