Name: Murphy, Brian (Researcher)PrintGo Back

Institution: Virginia Tech

Description of Expertise:

Fisheries ecology, including invasive species and fish introduced fish used for biological control and sport fisheries. Research has included combined chemical and biological control of invasive aquatic plants; ecological effects of invasive aquatic plants on fish and bird populations; modeling fish population dynamics for management of grass carp and snakehead; and human dimensions and user conflicts centering on introduced predator fish species.

Phone: (540) 231-6959


Species: Aquatic plants, Aquatic vertebrates, Water hyacinth (Eichhornia crassipes), Hydrilla (Hydrilla verticillata), Northern snakehead (Channa argus), Grass carp (Ctenopharyngodon idella), Common carp (Cyprinus carpio), Blue catfish (Ictaluurus furcatus),

Research Areas: Extension and education, Human dimensions, Species demography, Mapping/modelling

Last updated: October 7, 2015 at 2:35 pm