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Upper Midwest Environmental Sciences Center

Aaron R. Cupp

Position title:  Fish Biologist

Email:  acupp@usgs.gov
Phone: 608.781.6266
Fax: 608.783.6066

Education:
2013 M.S., Natural Resources (Fisheries), University of Wisconsin – Stevens Point
2011 B.S., Biology (Chemistry minor), University of Wisconsin – La Crosse

Primary responsibilities/activities: 
As a fish biologist in the Aquatic Ecosystem Health (AEH) branch, my research efforts focus on developing data to gain the approval of new drugs and expand the uses of existing drugs by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for use in aquaculture and by fisheries managers. I also provide technical assistance to AEH invasive species control research.

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Select Publications:
Cupp, A.R., C.F. Hartleb, K.T. Fredricks and M.P. Gaikowski. In review (submitted January 2014). Effectiveness of eugenol sedation to reduce the metabolic rates of cool and warm water fish at high densities.

Cupp, A.R., K.T. Fredricks, S.T. Porcher, J.R. Smerud, C.F. Hartleb and M.P. Gaikowski. In review (submitted March 2014). Effectiveness of eugenol to sedate yellow perch Perca flavescens and Nile tilapia Oreochromis niloticus at high densities for transport.

Links:

Fisheries Restoration

Aquatic Invasive Species Control

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