Dray Carl

Dray D. Carl

M.S. Research Assistant

Department of Natural Resource Ecology & Management

Oklahoma State University

008c Ag Hall

Stillwater, OK  74078

 

Office:  305 Noble Research Center

dray.carl@okstate.edu

712-621-2699 voice

405-744-3530 FAX

Research Interests:

Fish Ecology and Management, Ecosystem-based Management of Fisheries, Trophic Dynamics, Invasive Species Ecology and Management

 

Curriculum Vitae

Thesis project:  Stocking saugeye to improve crappie size structure: Reevaluating a Southern reservoir management strategy

Grant Project:  Development of a Fisheries Datta Analysis System for the Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation Standard Sampling Data

 

Education:

B.S. Animal Ecology - Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences. 2015 (magna cum laude). Iowa State University, Ames, IA.

 

Professional Experience:

Research Assistant, Department of Natural Resource Ecology and Management, Oklahoma State University (2017 - present).

Teaching Assistant, Department of Natural Resource Ecology and Management, Oklahoma State University (2016).

Research Technician, Iowa Department of Natural Resources, Spirit Lake, IA (Oct. - Dec. 2015).

Natural Resource Aide, Iowa Department of Natural Resources, Onawa, IA (May - Oct 2015).

Undergraduate Research Assistant / Lab Technician, Weber Fisheries Ecology and Management Lab , Iowa State University, Ames, IA (May 2014 – May 2015)

Lab Technician, Aquatic Research Campus Facility, Iowa State University, Ames, IA (Sept 2013 – May 2014)

 

 

Publications:

Carl, D. D., M. J. Weber, and M. L. Brown. 2016. An evaluation of attractants to increase catch rates and deplete age-0 Common Carp in shallow South Dakota lakes. North American Journal of Fisheries Management. 36:506-513.

Carl, D. D., A. N. Whiles, and D. E. Shoup. in review. Reevaluating White Crappie response to saugeye introductions and the importance of control lakes in inland fishery research. North American Journal of Fisheries Management.

 

 

Professional Memberships:

American Fisheries Society:

  • Parent Society
  • Education Section
  • Iowa Chapter
  • Oklahoma Chapter
  • Oklahoma State University Student Subunit

 

Activities & Awards:

2017 Robert L. Lochmiller II Endowed Scholarship in Wildlife Ecology, Oklahoma State University.

Outstanding Graduate Fisheries Student Scholarship, NREM Department, Oklahoma State University, 2017.

2017 Robert M. Jenkins Memorial Reservoir Research Scholarship, Southern Division of the American Fisheries Society.

Iowa State University NREM Department Outstanding Senior Contribution Award, 2015.

Iowa State University Student Employee of the Year Nominee (Weber Lab), 2015.

Iowa Chapter American Fisheries Society Scholarship, 2014.

Treasurer, Iowa Chapter American Fisheries Society, 2014-15.