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Carrie Straight

Graduate Student
University of Georgia

Athens, GA 30602

Office: (706) 542-4137
Fax: (706) 542-3920
email: carrie@ttrout.ecology.uga.edu


M.S. Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources, UGA

B.A. Central College

Research Interests

  • reproduction and behavior of robust redhorse (Moxostoma robustum) and other large-bodied catostomids
  • distribution of freshwater fishes in Georgia

Research Projects

Current research projects include an online freshwater fish distributional atlas for Georgia and  an assessment of reproduction and recruitment of robust redhorse in the Broad River system of Georgia.


Selected Publications

Freeman, B.J., C.A. Straight, T.R. Reinert and J. Shelton. 2006. Ecological investigations of the Asian swamp eel, Monopterus sp. cf. M. albus, in the Chattahoochee Nature Center and adjacent marsh, Fulton County, Georgia. Fional Report submitted to U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and National Park Service. PiedmontSouth Atlantic Coast Cooperative Ecosystems Study Unit. Cooperative Agreement Number H5000 03 5040. Task Order J5340 03 0503. 166pp.

Peterson, J.P., B.J. Freeman, E. Kramer, E. Irwin, M.C. Freeman, C.A. Straight, A. Whimberly, and J.C. Ruiz. 2003. Aquatic Gap: Regional Analysis of Biodiversity in the ACT/ACF Basins. Final Draft Report. GAP Anaylsis Program.

Freeman, B.J., C.A. Straight, J.R. Knight, and C.M. Storey. 2002. Evaluation of robust redhorse (Moxostoma robustum) introduction into the Broad River, GA spanning years 1995-2001. Section VI, Annual Report. Georgia Department of Natural Resources. 70pp.

Straight, C. A. and R. J. Cooper. 2000. Chuck-will’s-widow (Caprimulgus carolinensis). In Birds of North America, No. 499 (A. Poole and F. Gill, eds.). The Birds of North America, Inc., Philadelphia, PA.

Straight, C. A. 2000. Effects of Experimental Prey Reduction on Foraging Behavior of Insectivorous Nearctic-Neotropical Migrant Birds in the Appalachians. M.S. Thesis, University of Georgia.


Carrie Straight