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Joshua L. Sherwood
Title: Associate Ichthyologist
Mailing address:
1816 S. Oak St.
Champaign, IL 61820
Office address:
1101 W. Peabody Dr.
Rm 134
Urbana, IL 61801
Address mailcode: 652
Office room:
Location: National Soybean Research Center
Phone: 217-244-2157

My research focuses primarily on aquatic ecology. More specific, the effects of anthropogenic activities on freshwater fishes and mussels.
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Professional affiliations:
American Fisheries Society
Illinois Chapter of the American Fisheries Society
North American Native Fishes Association
Illinois State Academy of Science
American Society of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists 
Selected publications:

Sherwood, J.L. and D.B. Wylie. (2015). Current status and historic range of one of Illinois’ rarest fish.    Transactions of the Illinois Academy of Science. 108: 43-46.

Sherwood, J.L. (2014). Bluegill, Lepomis macrochirus Rafinesque 1819. Pages 374-375 in Kansas Fishes Committee. Kansas Fishes. University Press of Kansas, Lawrence, KS. 518 pp. 

Sherwood, J.L., A.P. Stodola, S.A. Bales and T.W. Spier. (2013) Freshwater Mussels (Bivalvia:Unionidae) of the La Moine and Spoon Rivers, Illinois. Transactions of the Illinois Academy of Science 106: 27-34.
Tiemann, J.S. and J.L. Sherwood. (2011) Status, distribution, and habitat preferences of the stripetail darter (Etheostoma kennicotti) and spottail darter (Etheostoma squamiceps) in the Shawnee National Forest,Illinois. Transactions of the Illinois State Academy of Science 104 (3&4):151-160.

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Professional society involvement and activities:
ILAFS Representative to the Centrarchid Technical Committee.

2011 - MS in Biology - Western Illinois University
2009 - BS in Natural Resources and Environmental Sciences - University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

Lab name: Lab research: Lab publications: Lab current projects: jsherwo2

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