I recently spent a week fly fishing in the Yucatan with friends. Paradise Lodge is located just North of the border with Belize near the town of Mahahual, Mexico.
My lab will be working with Mike Weber's Lab (NREM) to estimate the distribution of introduced Asian carp in Iowa rivers using genetic tools. Mike's lab has been collecting fish eggs using plankton tows all Summer and we will be staring DNA extraction and identification of eggs via DNA sequencing of selected mitochondrial genes in the coming weeks.
Kevin conducted some more "research" on salmon and trout on the Kenai Peninsula of Alaska.