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Francisco Vilella, PhD

Assistant Unit Leader - Mississippi Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit

Research Interests

  • Population and Community Ecology
  • Biodiversity Conservation of Tropical Islands
  • Endangered Species Ecology and Conservation
  • Resource Selection by Vertebrates
  • Wildlife-Habitat Modeling
  • Neotropical Wildlife Management

Teaching Interests

  • Conservation Biology
  • Tropical Ecology

Professional Experience

  • Assistant Unit Leader, Mississippi Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit, 1995-

Education and Certifications

  • Ph D Louisiana State University 1989

  • MS Hofstra University 1983

  • BS University of Puerto Rico at Mayaguez 1978

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