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Steven Butler
Title: Visiting Research Biologist
Mailing address:
Sullivan, IL 61951
Office address:
Kaskaskia Biological Station 1235 CR1000N
Sullivan, IL 61951
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Location: Kaskaskia Biological Station
Phone: 217-728-4851
Fax: 217-728-4851

- Effects of introduced fishes on aquatic systems
- Effects of habitat alteration on fish and invertebrate assemblages
- Effects of dam removal on lotic ecosystems
- Effects of dams and other barriers on movement of fishes through river systems
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Professional affiliations:
American Fisheries Society
Selected publications:
Butler, S.E., and D.H. Wahl. 2011. Distribution, movements, and habitat use of channel catfish in a river with multiple low-head dams. River Research and Applications 27:1182-1191.

Butler, S.E., and D.H. Wahl. 2010. Common carp distribution, movements, and habitat use in a river impounded by multiple low-head dams. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society 139:1121-1135.

Maloney, K.O., H.R. Dodd, S.E. Butler, and D.H. Wahl. 2008. Changes in macroinvertebrate and fish assemblages in a medium-sized river following a breach of a low-head dam. Freshwater Biology 53:1055-1068.
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Education: Master of Science - Natural Resources and Environmental Sciences - University of Illinois - 2009

Bachelor of Science - Fish and Wildlife Biology - Kansas State University - 2002
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