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Ryan Gary holding a paddlefish in Oklahoma

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Ryan’s thesis research focuses on the importance of appropriate spawning substrate as a key driver of paddlefish restoration success in reservoirs of Oklahoma. Paddlefish, an important sportfish, have been stocked in reservoirs throughout the State, but these stocking efforts have had variable success.


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USGS Oklahoma Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit public domain.