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Keith Gido

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Keith B. Gido, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Division of Biology
Ackert Hall
Manhattan, KS 66506
Ph.: 785 532 5088; Email: kgido@ksu.edu; Website


Dr. Gido's expertise is in the conservation of aquatic systems in the western and central U.S. Current including effects of global change on diversity-ecosystem function relationships in streams, evaluation of patterns and processes regulating species diversity and habitat associations of fishes in streams and reservoirs, and dynamics of non-coevolved fish assemblages.

Recent Water-Related Publications

Konrad C.P., J.D. Olden, D.A. Lytle, T.S. Melis, J.C. Schmidt, E. Bray, M.C. Freeman, K.B. Gido, N. Hemphill, M.J. Kennard, L. McMullen, M.C. Mims, M. Pyron, C.T. Robinson, J.G., Williams. "Large-scale flow experiments for managing rivers."  BioScience 61:948-959, 2011.

Reisinger, A.J., K.B. Gido and W.K. Dodds. "Direct and indirect effects of central stoneroller (Campostoma anomalum ) on mesocosm recovery following a flood: can macroconsumers affect denitrification?"  Journal of the North American Benthological Society 30:840-852, 2011.

Perkin, J.S and K.B. Gido. "Stream fragmentation thresholds for a reproductive guild of endemic Great Plains fishes." Fisheries 36:371-383, 2011.

Stefferud, J, D.L. Propst, and K.B. Gido. "Spatially variable response of native fish assemblages to discharge, nonnative predators and habitat characteristics in an arid-land river. Freshwater Biology 56:1403-1416, 2011.

Kohler, T., K.B. Gido, J.M. *Murdock and W.K. Dodds. "Nutrient loading and grazing by the minnow Phoxinus erythrogaster shift periphyton abundance and stoichiometry in experimental streams."  Freshwater Biology 56:1133–1146, 2011.

Recent and Ongoing Water-Related Sponsored Projects

Mapping the Occurrence of Stream Obstructions in the State of Kansas. Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks. 2010–2011.

Reproductive Life History of Pelagic Spawning Fishes. K. Gido and M. Daniels. Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks, 2011–2013.

Metacommunity Dynamics of Gila River Fishes. U.S. Bureau of Reclamation. 2011–2013.

Use and Importance of Tributaries to Sustaining Native Fish Communities in San Juan River. U.S. Bureau of Reclamation.  2011–2014.

Collaborative Research: Scale, Consumers and Lotic Ecosystem Rates (SCALER): Centimeters to Continents. W. Dodds and K.Gido. National Science Foundation. 2011-2016.

Honors and Recognitions

2003 Best Paper Presentation, Kansas Chapter of the American Fisheries Society
2001 George Miksch Sutton Award in Conservation Research