Carl Hubbs Award

Carl L. Hubbs Award is given to best student paper

2009 Death Valley, California Maria Dzul, Iowa State University: Identifying sources of error in adult surveys of Devils Hole pupfishCyprinodon diabolis
2008 Cuatrociénegas, Coahuila, México Stephanie Kraft, Utah State University, Ecology Center: Predator detection and learning ability in an endemic lake sucker
2007 Ventura, California Michael T. Bogan, Oregon State University; Homeless bugs: Consequences of hydrologic failure in a desert spring
2006 Death Valley, California S. Jason Kline, University of Arizona, Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit; Effect of Asian tapeworm on the growth and mortality of Yaqui chub and Yaqui topminnow 
2005 Cuatrociénegas, Coahuila, México Cynthia Tech, University of New Mexico, Department of Biology; Sex ratio bias and loss of male fertility in hybrids of Comanche Springs pupfish and sheepshead minnow 
2004 Tucson, Arizona Lindsey T. Lyons, Department of Biology, Southern Oregon University, Ashland, Oregon; Temporal and spatial variation in larval pupfish abundance and associated microhabitat variables in Devils Hole, Nevada
2003 Death Valley, California David L. Rogowski, North Dakota State University; Effects of two exotics on experimental populations of White Sands pupfish 
2002 San Luis Potosí, SLP, México Evan W. Carson, Arizona State University; Profound physiological differences between Cuatro Ciénegas pupfish species: evidence from a reciprocal transplant experiment and implications for hybridization 
2001 Alpine, Texas Heidi Kloeppel, Northern Arizona University; Interactions of an endemic snail and fish: Negative effects of molluscivore presence on snail density 
2000 Death Valley, California Vance T. Vredenburg, University of California, Berkeley; Exotic species and the decline of amphibians: unintended consequences on a global scale. 
1999 Cd. Victoria, Tamaulipas Jennifer Wilcox, University of Colorado; Mean or wild? An assessment of divergent behaviors in refugia populations of the Devil’s Hole pupfish, Cyprinodon diabolis 
1998 Page, Arizona 2 awards – (1) Jennifer Wilcox, University of Colorado; Conservation of small populations: Why isn’t Cyprinodon diabolis extinct? and (2) Jonathan Rosenfield, University of New Mexico; Sexual selection plays a role in the introgression between Pecos pupfish and sheepshead minnow
1997 Death Valley, California Timothy J. Kim, Arizona State University; Resistance to exotic parasites in Gila topminnow 
1996 LaPaz, Baja California Matthew E. Andersen, University of Nevada, Las Vegas; Relation of Devils Hole pupfish, Cyprinodon diabolis, population size variation in habitat water level 1972 to 1996 
1995 Reno, Nevada Ruby J. Sheffer, Arizona State University; Defining fitness as a criterion for translocation in the endangered Gila topminnow 
1994 Death Valley, California Robert T. Hines, University of Arkansas; Influence of suspended sediments on larval razorback sucker Xyrauchen texanus vulnerability to predation 
1993 Monterrey, Nuevo Leon Jose A. Cabrera Feregrino, Universidad Juarez Autónoma de Tabasco; Contribution to the reproduction and ontogeny of the poecilid Poecilia petenense 
1992 Mesa, Arizona Chris Altenbach, University of New Mexico; Aspects of the reproductive biology of seven species of Pecos River cyprinids, with implications for conservation 
1991 Death Valley, California Yingchuan Yu, University of Nevada, Reno; Direct and indirect impacts of Tahoe suckers (Catostomus tahoensis) in artificial streams 
1990 Ensenada, Baja, California Maria I. Montes-Perez, Universidad Autónoma de Baja California; Determination of size and age at sexual maturity of the rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss nelsoni) of the Sierra San Pedro Matir, Baja California 
1989 Albuquerque, New Mexico Brett Riddle, University of New Mexico; Mitochondrial DNA assessment of phylogenetic relationships and population status of Gila trout (Oncorhynchus gilae
1988 Death Valley, California Joe M. Quattro, Rutgers University; Heterozygosity and fitness differences among populations of the endangered Sonoran topminnow (Poeciliopsis occidentalis
1987 Hermosillo, Sonora Francisco Abarca-Gonzáles, Arizona State University; Seasonal and diel patterns of feeding in loach minnow (Tiaroga cobitis Girard) 
1986 St. George, Utah Diana Papoulias, Arizona State University; Food availability and mortality for larval razorback sucker, Xyrauchen texanus 

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