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Parkos, Joseph J III

Director, Kaskaskia Biological Station/Sam Parr Biological Station/Ridge Lake Biological Station

Address and Contact Information

1816 S. Oak Street
M/C 652
Champaign, IL  61820

Research Interests

Behavioral ecology (foraging, reproductive, dispersal, habitat use)

Fish ecology, conservation, and management

Fisheries exploitation dynamics

Biological invasions

Habitat complexity


Ph.D. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (2008)

M.S. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (2001)

B.S. University of Connecticut (1993)

Selected Publications

Parkos, J.J. III, J.L. Kline, and J.C. Trexler. 2019. Signal from the noise: model-based interpretation of variable correspondence between active and passive samplers. Ecosphere.

Sanft, E., J.J. Parkos III, S.F. Collins, A.P. Porreca, and D.H. Wahl. 2018. Vulnerability of juvenile bighead and silver carp to predation by largemouth bass. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society

Andree, S.R., C.P. Wagner, J.J. Parkos III, and D.H. Wahl. 2018. Cogradient growth and survival among geographically distinct stocks of age-0 muskellunge. North American Journal of Fisheries Management 38(4):922-929.

Einfalt, L.M., J.J. Parkos III, and D.H. Wahl.  2015.  Effect of predator size and prey characteristics on piscivory of juvenile Largemouth Bass.  Transactions of the American Fisheries Society 144:682-692.

Parkos, J.J. III and J.C. Trexler.  2014.  Origins of functional connectivity in a human-modified wetland landscape. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 71:1418-1429.

Parkos, J.J. III, D.H. Wahl, and D.P. Philipp.  2011.  Influence of behavior and mating success on brood-specific contribution to fish recruitment in ponds.  Ecological Applications 21(7):2576-2586.

 Parkos, J.J. III, C.R. Ruetz, and J.C. Trexler.  2011.  Disturbance regime and limits on benefits of refuge use for fishes in a fluctuating hydroscape.  Oikos 120:1519-1530.

Professional Affiliations

American Fisheries Society

Illinois Chapter of the American Fisheries Society

Ecological Society of America

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