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Cathy Karp

Reclamation Office: Technical Service Center, Fisheries and Wildlife Resources
Contact Information: (303) 445-2226, ckarp@usbr.gov

Research Funded by the Science and Technology Program

Cathy Karp began doing research for the Science and Technology Program in the 2004 fiscal year, with funding provided by the program as recently as the 2014 fiscal year. Projects were funded under the Science and Technology Program research topics Invasive Species, Fish Passage and Entrainment and Ecosystem Needs.

The following research projects were funded in whole or in part by the Science and Technology Program. Cathy Karp is listed as the principal investigator, or primary researcher. Click the project's title to view more information.

Life history and ecological impacts of quagga mussels in Lake Havasu, Lower Colower River

Project ID: 9084
Fiscal Year of Funding: 2014 (with plans to continue through 2016)
Research Results: contact Cathy Karp

Testing ability of widely used fish screens to resist quagga mussel fouling

Project ID: 5740
Fiscal Year of Funding: 2014 (with plans to continue through 2016)
Research Results: contact Cathy Karp

Development of Full-Duplex Passive Integrated Transponder (PIT) Antenna system for Deep River/Canal Systems

Project ID: 5437
Fiscal Year of Funding: 2014
Research Results: contact Cathy Karp

Evaluation of salmonid smolt survival at Roza Diversion Dam and the downstream 11-mile Reach

Project ID: 2237
Fiscal Years of Funding: 2012 - 2013
Research Results: Summary of Initial Efforts to Research Vertical PIT-Tag Scanners for Deep Rivers (final, PDF, 713KB)

Testing ability of widely used fish screens to resist quagga mussel fouling

Project ID: 4923
Fiscal Year of Funding: 2013
Research Results: Progress Report on Testing of Commonly Used fish screens for their resistance to invasive freshwater mussel fouling (final, PDF, 3.7MB)

Zebra and Quagga Mussels: Fish Predation on Quagga Mussels

Project ID: 9508
Fiscal Years of Funding: 2010 - 2013
Research Results: Summary of Laboratory Experiments to Evaluate Consumption of Juvenile/Adult Quagga Mussel by Redear Sunfish and Bluegill (final, PDF, 90KB)

Investigating New Fish Screening Technology and Modification of Existing Infrastructure to Reduce Impacts of Invasive Quagga and Zebra Mussels on Reclamation Facilities

Project ID: 4111
Fiscal Years of Funding: 2010 - 2012
Research Results: Summary of Initial Efforts to Begin Fish Screen Quagga Mussel Tests (final, PDF, 546KB)

Predation on Listed Fishes at Reclamation Facilities and Ways to Reduce its Impact

Project ID: 7432
Fiscal Years of Funding: 2008 - 2011
Research Results: Summary of Predation Issue Conversations at Reclamation Facilities and Operations (final, PDF, 99KB)

Impact of Quagga and Zebra Mussels on Reclamation Fish and Habitat Restoration Activities

Project ID: 5123
Fiscal Year of Funding: 2008
Research Results: contact Cathy Karp

Steelhead Habitat Use and Reclamation Operations in the Yakima River, Washington

Project ID: 1125
Fiscal Years of Funding: 2004 - 2007
Research Results: Steelhead Movements in the Upper Yakima River Basin, 2002-2006 (final, PDF, 2.7MB)

Use of Off-channel Habitats for Rearing Threatened and Endangered Colorado River Fishes

Project ID: 6644
Fiscal Year of Funding: 2005
Research Results: contact Cathy Karp

This information was last updated on September 2, 2014
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