Welcome in my lab

Here, you will find all you need to know about my research, where as well as how we do our work, and who work there.

On of my field sites in the Green river, KY.

On of my field sites in the Green river, KY.

What type of research we do

You will find there  our scientific works grouped by main scientific interest: ecosystem engineering as well as stream ecology, regeneration, and modeling.

 
Me in the field, Green river, KY.

Me in the field, Green river, KY.

People

Who is working there even? Click on the picture above to figure it out and to learn some interesting facts about each of the past and present member of the lab.

One of the flow through system in the lab.

One of the flow through system in the lab.

The places where the magic happens

In this gallery you will be taken for a tour of our sites. From field sites where we collect or experiment with crayfish to indoor settings where we perform more controlled experiments. You will also see some neat crayfish features among those pictures.

 

Crayfish mating where you can see the male holding the female chelae extended with his own chelae while locking his abdomen to the hers with hooks on the ischia of his pereiopods into corresponding depressions on the underside of the female. Finally, you can also witness some gonopods (modified pleopods/swimmerets) action as they are used by the male to deposit sperm into the female annulus ventralis (located between the pereiopod pairs IV and V.