Research at the Freshwater Ecology Center

Freshwater and Ecology

Improving the Pee Dee

FEC research focuses on issues related to freshwater and ecology in the Pee Dee Region, and aims to positively impact the freshwater resources in our region of South Carolina.

Striped Bass Fishery Project

Improving the Atlantic Coast striped bass fishery

PI: Jason Doll (FMU). 

Co-PIs: Jason Marsik (DNR) and Jeff Steinmetz (FMU)

Hurricane Matthew Project

Tracking recovery of the Waccamaw River fish community following Hurricane Matthew

PI: Jason Doll (FMU). 

Co-PI: Jason Marsik (DNR)

Acoustic Biodiversity Monitoring

Acoustic biodiversity monitoring

PI: Nathan Harness (FMU). 

Co-PI: Jeff Steinmetz (FMU)

Herpetology Survey

Herpetology Survey

PI: Jeff Camper (FMU)