Stuart A. Welsh is a fisheries research scientist with the US Geological Survey’s Cooperative Research Unit Program and an adjunct professor of ichthyology at West Virginia University, where he focuses on graduate education and research. He has published over eighty peer-reviewed papers in scientific publications. Some of his favorite pastimes are spending time with family, fishing, playing guitar, writing songs, and riding a cyclocross bike.
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Hornyheads, Madtoms, and Darters
Narratives on Central Appalachian Fishes
By Stuart A. Welsh
Central Appalachia hosts a dazzling array of fish species that attracts robust scientific and recreational interests. Stuart A. Welsh draws on the work of early modern naturalists to examine central Appalachian fishes in terms of the food chain, conservation, climate change, and more as he considers these important creatures and their waterways.