Title: Principal Scientist, Ichthyologist, Emeritus
Systematics, evolution, and ecology of freshwater fishes and Malacostraca; protection of aquatic natural areas. Current research emphasis is on phylogenetic relationships, biological surveys, the evolution of reproductive behaviors, and speciation processes that have led to the large diversity of freshwater organisms.
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2001 Recipient of Gibbs Award, highest award bestowed by the American Society of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists, for Outstanding Research in Systematic Ichthyology
2001 Elected President, American Society of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists
1996 Named Principal Scientist of the Illinois Natural History Survey
1991 Elected Treasurer, American Society of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists
1986-present Elected to Board of Governors, American Society of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists
|Professional affiliations: |
Principal Scientist Emeritus, Illinois Natural History Survey
Adjunct Curator of Fishes, Florida Museum of Natural History
|Selected publications: |
Page, L. M. 1983. Handbook of Darters. T.F.H., Inc., Neptune City, N.J. 271 p.
Page, L. M. 1985. The crayfishes and shrimps (Decapoda) of Illinois. Illinois Natural History Survey Bulletin 33(4):335-448.
Burr, B. M. and L. M. Page. 1986. Zoogeography of fishes of the Lower Ohio-Upper Mississippi Basin. In: C. H. Hocutt and E. O. Wiley. Zoogeography of North American Freshwater Fishes. John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
Page, L. M. and B. M. Burr. 1991. A field guide to freshwater fishes of North America north of Mexico. The Peterson Field Guide Series, Houghton-Mifflin Co., Boston, MA.
Page, L.M., M. Pyron, and K.S. Cummings. 1997. Impacts of fragmentation on Midwestern aquatic organisms. Pages 189-212 in M.W. Schwartz (ed.). Conservation in highly fragmented landscapes. Chapman & Hall, New York.
|Professional society involvement and activities: |
President, American Society of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists; Member, Board of Governors, American Society of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists; Association of Systematics Collections, Societal representative for ASIH; Member, Board of Governors, Native Fishes Conservancy
|Education: PhD, University of Illinois|
MS, University of Illinois
BS, Illinois State University
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