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Mark Belk

Professor
Biology

4023 LSB
Provo, UT 84602

Biography

Teaching Interests

  • Vertebrate zoology
  • Ichthyology
  • Herpetology
  • Ecology
  • Evolutionary ecology

Research Interests

  • Predator-prey interactions
  • Life history evolution
  • Native fish conservation
  • Fisheries
  • Parasites
  • Burying beetles
  • Fishes

Memberships

  • Ecological Society of America, 1987-Present

Honors & Awards

  • College of Life Sciences, BYU : Outstanding Research Award

Courses Taught

Winter 2019

  • BIO 220: Biological Diversity: Animals Section 001
  • BIO 494R: Mentored Research Section 002

Fall 2018

  • BIO 220: Biological Diversity: Animals Section 001
  • BIO 494R: Mentored Research Section 002

Summer 2018

  • BIO 494R: Mentored Research Section 007
  • BIO 799R: Dissertation Section 010

Spring 2018

  • BIO 194: Intro to Mentored Research Section 002
  • BIO 494R: Mentored Research Section 008
  • BIO 559R: Adv Topics Ecology & Evolution Section 002

Research Interests

predator-prey interactions, life history evolution, native fish conservation, fisheries, parasites, burying beetles, fishes

Teaching Interests

vertebrate zoology, ichthyology, ecology, evolutionary ecology

Honors and Awards

  • Skaggs Distinguished Mentoring Fellowship
  • Outstanding Research Award

Memberships

  • Ecological Society of America: ( - Present)

Professional Citizenship

  • Editorial Review Board Member, MDPI publishing, Diversity, 2020-11-01 - 2020-11-30 - Present
  • Editorial Review Board Member, Ecology of Freshwater Fish, 2016-11-01 - 2016-11-30 - Present
  • Editor, Associate Editor, Western North American Naturalist, 2006-10-01 - 2006-10-31 - Present
  • Committee/Council Member, June Sucker Recovery Implementation Program, 2005-01-01 - 2005-12-31 - Present
  • Committee/Council Member, Least Chub Recovery Team, 2005-01-01 - 2005-12-31 - Present
  • Committee/Council Member, Spotted Frog Recovery Team, 2005-01-01 - 2005-12-31 - Present
  • Committee/Council Member, Leatherside Chub Recovery Team for the State of Utah, 1997-01-01 - 1997-12-31 - Present
  • Editorial Review Board Member, The Open Fish Science Journal, 2015-01-01 - 2015-12-31 - 2018-01-01 - 2018-12-31
  • Other, Utah chapter American Fisheries Society, 2016-08-01 - 2016-08-31 - 2017-08-01 - 2017-08-31
  • Other, Utah chapter American Fisheries Society, 2015-04-01 - 2015-04-30 - 2016-08-01 - 2016-08-31
  • Officer (specify in Other), Utah chapter American Fisheries Society, 2013-04-01 - 2013-04-30 - 2015-01-01 - 2015-12-31
  • Officer (specify in Other), Utah chapter American Fisheries Society, 2014-04-01 - 2014-04-30 - 2015-04-01 - 2015-04-30
  • Editorial Review Board Member, Western North American Naturalist, 2006-01-01 - 2006-12-31 - 2006-01-01 - 2006-12-31
  • Editorial Review Board Member, Ecology and Ethology section of the journal Copeia, 2003-01-01 - 2003-12-31 - 2004-01-01 - 2004-12-31
  • Committee/Council Member, the Spotted Frog Technical team for the State of Utah, 2002-01-01 - 2002-12-31 - 2004-01-01 - 2004-12-31
  • Committee/Council Member, Least Chub Technical Team for the State of Utah, 2001-01-01 - 2001-12-31 - 2004-01-01 - 2004-12-31
  • Committee/Council Member, June Sucker Recovery Team and Technical Team, 2000-01-01 - 2000-12-31 - 2004-01-01 - 2004-12-31
  • Committee/Council Member, Leatherside Chub Recovery Team for the State of Utah, 1997-01-01 - 1997-12-31 - 2004-01-01 - 2004-12-31
  • Committee/Council Member, editorial board for the Ecology and Ethology section of the journal Copeia, 2003-01-01 - 2003-12-31 - 2003-01-01 - 2003-12-31
  • Committee/Council Member, Least Chub Technical Team for the State of Utah, 2001-01-01 - 2001-12-31 - 2003-01-01 - 2003-12-31
  • Committee/Council Member, June Sucker Recovery Team and Technical Team, 2000-01-01 - 2000-12-31 - 2003-01-01 - 2003-12-31

Courses Taught

2020

  • BIO 220 : Section 001
  • BIO 220 : Section 002
  • BIO 220 : Section 003
  • BIO 220 : Section 004
  • BIO 220 : Section 005
  • BIO 220 : Section 006
  • BIO 220 : Section 007
  • BIO 699R: Section 003
  • BIO 494R: Section 003
  • BIO 699R: Section 001
  • BIO 399R: Section 004
  • BIO 399R: Section 005
  • BIO 799R: Section 002
  • BIO 652 : Section 001
  • BIO 443 : Section 001
  • BIO 443 : Section 002
  • BIO 699R: Section 002
  • BIO 494R: Section 002

2019

  • BIO 559R: Section 011
  • BIO 220 : Section 001
  • BIO 220 : Section 002
  • BIO 220 : Section 003
  • BIO 220 : Section 004
  • BIO 799R: Section 010
  • BIO 443 : Section 001
  • IAS 369R: Section 004
  • BIO 699R: Section 001
  • BIO 494R: Section 002
  • BIO 799R: Section 010
  • BIO 494R: Section 007
  • BIO 559R: Section 002
  • BIO 799R: Section 011
  • BIO 194 : Section 002
  • BIO 494R: Section 008
  • BIO 220 : Section 001
  • BIO 494R: Section 002

2018

  • BIO 220 : Section 001
  • BIO 494R: Section 002
  • BIO 799R: Section 010
  • BIO 494R: Section 007
  • BIO 559R: Section 002
  • BIO 194 : Section 002
  • BIO 494R: Section 008
  • BIO 220 : Section 001
  • BIO 799R: Section 002
  • BIO 494R: Section 003

2017

  • BIO 799R: Section 12
  • BIO 443 : Section 001
  • BIO 494R: Section 003
  • BIO 494R: Section 029
  • BIO 799R: Section 10
  • BIO 699R: Section 3
  • BIO 494R: Section 7
  • BIO 559R: Section 002
  • BIO 799R: Section 11
  • BIO 350 : Section 001
  • BIO 494R: Section 008
  • BIO 220 : Section 001
  • BIO 799R: Section 2
  • BIO 699R: Section 2
  • BIO 494R: Section 003

2016

  • BIO 799R: Section 12
  • BIO 699R: Section 1
  • BIO 494R: Section 003
  • BIO 799R: Section 10
  • BIO 699R: Section 3
  • BIO 494R: Section 007
  • BIO 559R: Section 002
  • BIO 799R: Section 11
  • BIO 494R: Section 009
  • BIO 220 : Section 001
  • BIO 799R: Section 2
  • BIO 652 : Section 001
  • BIO 699R: Section 2
  • BIO 494R: Section 003

2015

  • BIO 799R: Section 13
  • BIO 350 : Section 002
  • BIO 443 : Section 001
  • BIO 699R: Section 1
  • BIO 494R: Section 003
  • BIO 699R: Section 013
  • BIO 494R: Section 029
  • BIO 559R: Section 003
  • BIO 350 : Section 001
  • BIO 494R: Section 009
  • BIO 559R: Section 009
  • BIO 220A: Section 001
  • BIO 799R: Section 002
  • BIO 699R: Section 002
  • BIO 494R: Section 003

2014

  • BIO 559R: Section 007
  • BIO 799R: Section 013
  • BIO 699R: Section 002
  • BIO 494R: Section 003
  • BIO 494R: Section 026
  • BIO 699R: Section 013
  • BIO 559R: Section 005
  • BIO 559R: Section 008
  • BIO 799R: Section 006
  • BIO 699R: Section 001
  • BIO 494R: Section 009
  • BIO 220A: Section 001
  • BIO 652 : Section 001
  • BIO 699R: Section 002
  • BIO 494R: Section 003

2013

  • BIO 799R: Section 009
  • BIO 699R: Section 002
  • BIO 494R: Section 002
  • BIO 100 : Section 016
  • BIO 699R: Section 003
  • BIO 559R: Section 003
  • BIO 799R: Section 003
  • BIO 350 : Section 001
  • BIO 699R: Section 001
  • BIO 494R: Section 009
  • BIO 220A: Section 001
  • BIO 799R: Section 006
  • BIO 350 : Section 002
  • BIO 699R: Section 006
  • BIO 494R: Section 002
  • BIO 100 : Section 002

2012

  • BIO 559R: Section 006
  • BIO 699R: Section 002
  • BIO 494R: Section 002
  • BIO 494R: Section 007
  • BIO 494R: Section 009
  • BIO 652 : Section 001
  • BIO 699R: Section 006
  • BIO 494R: Section 002
  • BIO 100 : Section 002
  • REL C 324 : Section 022

2011

  • BIO 559R: Section 006
  • BIO 699R: Section 003
  • BIO 494R: Section 002
  • BIO 799R: Section 005
  • BIO 699R: Section 004
  • BIO 494R: Section 007
  • BIO 559R: Section 006
  • BIO 799R: Section 005
  • BIO 350 : Section 001
  • BIO 494R: Section 009
  • BIO 220A: Section 001
  • BIO 220A: Section 002
  • BIO 220A: Section 003
  • BIO 220A: Section 004
  • BIO 220A: Section 005
  • BIO 220A: Section 006
  • BIO 799R: Section 002
  • BIO 699R: Section 008
  • BIO 494R: Section 002
  • LFSCI 494R: Section 009
  • BIO 100 : Section 002
  • REL C 324 : Section 022

2010

  • HONRS 260 : Section 001
  • BIO 799R: Section 005
  • BIO 699R: Section 004
  • BIO 494R: Section 002
  • BIO 799R: Section 006
  • BIO 699R: Section 005
  • BIO 494R: Section 007
  • LFSCI 494R: Section 006
  • BIO 799R: Section 006
  • BIO 494R: Section 009
  • LFSCI 494R: Section 008
  • BIO 559R: Section 004
  • BIO 220A: Section 001
  • BIO 220A: Section 002
  • BIO 220A: Section 003
  • BIO 220A: Section 004
  • BIO 220A: Section 005
  • BIO 220A: Section 006
  • BIO 799R: Section 003
  • BIO 652 : Section 001
  • BIO 699R: Section 009
  • BIO 494R: Section 002
  • LFSCI 494R: Section 012
  • BIO 100 : Section 002
  • REL C 324 : Section 022

2009

  • BIO 559R: Section 009
  • BIO 559R: Section 010
  • BIO 799R: Section 005
  • BIO 699R: Section 004
  • BIO 494R: Section 002
  • LFSCI 494R: Section 013
  • BIO 799R: Section 006
  • BIO 494R: Section 007
  • LFSCI 494R: Section 015
  • BIO 799R: Section 006
  • BIO 350 : Section 001
  • BIO 494R: Section 009
  • LFSCI 494R: Section 012
  • BIO 799R: Section 003
  • BIO 699R: Section 009
  • BIO 494R: Section 002
  • LFSCI 494R: Section 020
  • BIO 100 : Section 007

2008

  • BIO 799R: Section 005
  • BIO 350 : Section 002
  • BIO 699R: Section 004
  • BIO 494R: Section 002
  • LFSCI 494R: Section 009
  • INBIO 799R: Section 006
  • INBIO 494R: Section 007
  • INBIO 799R: Section 006
  • BIOL 350 : Section 001
  • INBIO 699R: Section 002
  • INBIO 494R: Section 009
  • INBIO 559R: Section 004
  • INBIO 799R: Section 001
  • INBIO 652 : Section 001
  • INBIO 699R: Section 010
  • BIOL 494R: Section 015
  • INBIO 494R: Section 002
  • BIOL 100 : Section 022

2007

  • INBIO 799R: Section 005
  • INBIO 494R: Section 002
  • BIOL 494R: Section 018
  • BIOL 494R: Section 049
  • BIOL 494R: Section 012
  • INBIO 494R: Section 009
  • INBIO 559R: Section 010
  • INBIO 134 : Section 003
  • INBIO 799R: Section 006
  • INBIO 494R: Section 045
  • BIOL 494R: Section 023
  • BIOL 494R: Section 053

2006

  • INBIO 799R: Section 006
  • BIOL 350 : Section 001
  • BIOL 494R: Section 004
  • BIOL 494R: Section 005
  • BIOL 503 : Section 001
  • BIOL 490R: Section 002
  • BIOL 494R: Section 006
  • BIOL 350 : Section 002
  • BIOL 494R: Section 017
  • INBIO 799R: Section 001
  • BIOL 494R: Section 009
  • INBIO 494R: Section 003

2005

  • INBIO 494R: Section 003
  • INBIO 652 : Section 001
  • BIOL 503 : Section 001
  • INBIO 699R: Section 001
  • INBIO 494R: Section 010
  • INBIO 134 : Section 001
  • BIOL 494R: Section 016

2004

  • BIOL 350 : Section 001
  • BIOL 494R: Section 022
  • BIOL 494R: Section 008
  • INBIO 494R: Section 011
  • INBIO 699R: Section 001
  • INBIO 494R: Section 013
  • INBIO 494R: Section 003
  • BIOL 494R: Section 023

Publications

  • Mercer M, Searle P, Cifuentes R, Habit E, Belk MC. 2020. Morphometric Response of Galaxias maculatus (Jenyns) to Lake Colonization in Chile.
  • Cook LM, Smith AN, Meyers PJ, Creighton JC, Belk MC. June 24, 2019. Evidence for differential diel activity patterns in two co-occurring species of burying beetles (Coleoptera: Silphidae: Nicrophorinae). Provo Utah: Brigham Young University.
  • Belk MC, Tuckfield RC. May 7, 2019. Demography of an endangered, long-lived fish: Informing management options in the face of cyclic and stochastic climate variation.
  • Johnson K, Wait LE, Monk SK, Rader RB, Hotchkiss RH, Belk MC. January (1st Quarter/Winter) 17, 2019. Effects of Substrate on Movement Patterns and Behavior of Stream Fish through Culverts: An Experimental Approach. Basel: MDPI.
  • Simkins R, Belk MC. 2017. No evidence of nonlinear effects of predator density, refuge availability, or body size of prey on prey mortality rates.
  • Brooksby AM, Oguz MC, Belk MC. 2017. A first survey of metazoan parasites in the fishes of Lake Powell, Utah.
  • Rasmussen J, Belk MC. 2017. Predation environment affects boldness temperament of neotropical livebearers.
  • Smith AN, Creighton C, Belk MC. October (4th Quarter/Autumn) 31, 2017. Why does it take two to tango? Lifetime fitness consequences of parental care in a burying beetle. 10th ed.
  • Aguilar C, Wood PL, Belk MC, Duff MH, JWSJ. December, 2016. Different roads lead to Rome: integrative taxonomic approaches lead to the discovery of two new lizard lineages in the Liolaemus montanus group (Squamata: Liolaemodae).
  • Belk MC, Billman EJ, Ellsworth C, McMillan BR. 2016. Does habitat restoration increase coexistence of native stream fishes with introduced brown trout: a case study on the middle Provo River, Utah, USA.
  • Gale BH, Johnson JB, Schaalje GB, Belk MC. January (1st Quarter/Winter), 2013. Effects of predation environment and food availability on somatic growth in the livebearing fish Brachyrhaphis rhabdophora (Pisces: Poeciliidae).
  • Wesner JS, Billman EJ, Belk MC. July (3rd Quarter/Summer), 2012. Multiple predators indirectly alter community assembly across ecological boundaries .
  • Monk SK, Wait LE, Hotchkiss RH, Billman E, Belk MC, Stuhff D. May, 2012. Culvert Roughness Elements for Native Utah Fish Passage. Eric D. Loucks, editor. Reston, VA: American Society of Civil Engineers.
  • Rasmussen JE, Belk MC. April (2nd Quarter/Spring), 2012. Dispersal behavior correlates with personality of a North American fish.
  • Hassell EMA, Meyers PJ, Billman EJ, Rasmussen JE, Belk MC. January (1st Quarter/Winter), 2012. Ontogeny and sex alter the effect of predation on body shape in a livebearing fish: sexual dimorphism, parallelism, and costs of reproduction.
  • Belk MC, Tuckfield RC. December, 2011. Effect of density on growth and survival of young June sucker. 4th ed.
  • Kreitzer JD, Billman EJ, Belk MC, Rader RB. December, 2011. Growth of young June sucker (Chasmistes liorus) is associated with zooplankton density in Utah Lake. 4th ed.
  • Belk MC, Rader RB, Mills MD. December, 2011. Lake suckers in the western USA: history, ecology, natural history, and bibliography of an endangered genus. 4th ed.
  • Wesner JS, Billman EJ, Meier A, Belk MC. October (4th Quarter/Autumn), 2011. Morphological convergence during pregnancy among predator and non-predator populations of the livebearing fish Brachyrhaphis rhabdophora (Teleostei: Poecilidae). 2nd ed.
  • Rasmussen JE, Belk MC, Habit E, Shiozawa DK, Hepworth RD, Anthony A. November, 2011. Variation in size-at-age between native cutthroat and introduced brown trout in allopatry and sympatry: implications for competitive interaction. 3rd ed.
  • Belk MC, Nance EE, Johnson JB. July (3rd Quarter/Summer), 2011. Life history of Brachyrhaphis parismina: variation among and within populations.
  • EJB, Tjarks BJ, Belk MC. March, 2011. Effect of predation and habitat quality on growth and reproduction of a stream fish. 1st ed.
  • Rader RB, Belk MC, Hotchkiss RH, Brown J. October (4th Quarter/Autumn), 2010. The stream–lake ecotone: potential habitat for juvenile endangered June suckers (Chasmistes liorus). 4th ed.
  • Habit E, Piedra P, Ruzzante DE, Walde SJ, Belk MC, Cussac VE, Gonzalez J, Colin N. May, 2010. Changes in the distribution of native fishes in response to introduced species and other anthropogenic effects. 5th ed.
  • Kreitzer JD, Belk MC, Gonzalez DB, Tuckfield RC, Shiozawa DK, Rasmussen JE. April (2nd Quarter/Spring), 2010. Ontogenetic diet shift in the June sucker Chasmistes liorus (Cypriniformes, Catostomidae) in the early juvenile stage. 3rd ed.
  • Belk MC, Tuckfield RC. January (1st Quarter/Winter), 2010. Changing costs of reproduction: age-based differences in reproductive allocation and escape performance in a livebearing fish. 1st ed.

Presentations

  • Searle P, Belk MC. Using Geometric Morphometrics and Transcriptomes to Characterize Differential Mouth Development in Larval June and Utah Sucker. American Fisheries Society, Annual Meeting. September, 2020.
  • Searle P, Belk MC. Introgression or Incipient Speciation? Using Morphometrics and Transcriptomes to Investigate the Origins of June Sucker. June Sucker Recovery Implementation Program Annual Meeting. April, 2020.
  • Searle P, Belk MC. Comparative Analysis of Morphometric and Gene-Expression Patterns in Larval June Sucker and Utah Sucker. Utah Chapter: American Fisheries Society, annual meeting. February, 2020.
  • Belk MC, Johnson JB, Ingley S. Life history divergence in livebearing fishes in response to predation environment: is there a microevolution to macroevolution barrier? . Gordon Research Conference, Predator Prey Interactions. January, 2020.
  • Searle P, Verde J, Belk MC. Where is the bottleneck? Bimodal size structure of lake trout in Fish Lake. American Fisheries Society. September, 2019.
  • Evans RP, Pickett B, Belk Mc, Stark MR, Shiozawa DK. Comparative Analysis of Gene-Expression Patterns in June Sucker and Utah Sucker. AFS Annual Meeting and Lake Sucker Summit. March, 2019.
  • Searle P, Verde J, Belk MC. Where is the Bottleneck? Bimodal Size Structure of Lake Trout in Fish Lake. American Fisheries Society, Utah Chapter. February, 2019.
  • Tuckfield RC, Belk MC. Evidence for climate cycle variation among WY Sage grouse using lek counts. Evolutionary Demography Society. January, 2019.
  • Belk MC, Damron E, Jo D, Smith AN, Creighton JC. Senescence and the cost of reproduction: how reproductive costs accrue over a lifetime. Evolutionary Demography Society. January, 2019.
  • Creighton JC, Smith AN, Jo D, Damron E, Belk MC. Does the cost of reproduction increase with age? A test using burying beetles. International Society for Behavioral Ecology. July, 2018.
  • Belk MC, Andre NS. A population matrix model for least chub (Iotichthyes phlegothontis). Utah Chapter of the American Fisheries Society annual meeting. March, 2018.
  • Boyer A, Habit E, Belk MC. A tale of two habitats: shape variation between anadromous and lacustrine Galaxias maculatus in Chile. Utah Chapter of the American Fisheries Society annual meeting. March, 2018.
  • Nielson P, Belk MC. Do otoliths of adult fish retain information regarding trophic niches of juvenile stages? . Utah Chapter of the American Fisheries Society annual meeting. March, 2018.
  • Sorensen M, Shiozawa DK, Belk MC. Ecological exchangeability of dark and dusky rockfish in southeast Alaska. Utah Chapter of the American Fisheries Society annual meeting. March, 2018.
  • Tilden S, Shiozawa DK, Belk MC. Variation in incidence and age structure of Sarcotaces arcticus between two host rockfish species off southeast Alaska. Utah Chapter of the American Fisheries Society annual meeting. March, 2018.
  • Damron E, Jo D, Smith A, Creighton C, Belk MC. Does the cost of reproduction increase with age? A test using burying beetles. Annual meeting, Society for the Study of Evolution. June, 2017.
  • Belk MC, Simkins R, Tuckfield C. Response to drought in an assemblage of stream fishes: general predictors or species-specific responses? . Annual meeting, Society for the Study of Evolution. June, 2017.
  • Smith A, Belk MC. When is bigger better? A test of the relationship between body size and starvation resistance, competitive ability, and fitness in a burying beetle. Annual meeting, Society for the Study of Evolution. June, 2017.
  • Verde J, Belk MC. Lake Powell food web structure: predicting effects of quagga mussel. Annual meeting, Utah Chapter of the American Fisheries Society. February, 2017.
  • Miller S, Jensen C, Oguz MC, Belk MC. Predicting parasite communities from ecological traits of hosts: a test using rockfishes (Sebastes spp) from Alaskan waters. Annual meeting, Utah Chapter of the American Fisheries Society. February, 2017.
  • Belk MC, Simkins R, Tuckfield C. Response to drought in an assemblage of stream fishes: general predictors or species-specific responses?. Annual meeting, Utah Chapter of the American Fisheries Society. February, 2017.
  • Belk MC, Simkins R, Tuckfield RC. Effects of drought on stream fish assemblages. Northern Leatherside Chub Conservation Team annual meeting. November, 2016.
  • Belk MC, Rasmussen J, Wesner J, Tuckfield RC. Comparative demography of two small stream fishes in response to variable stream flow. Evolutionary Demography Society Annual Meeting. October, 2016.
  • Smith AN, Belk MC. Detection of brood parasites in burying beetles. International Society for Behavioral Ecology. August, 2016.
  • Creighton JC, Mitchell K, Smith AN, Belk MC. Evaluating alternative hypotheses for the evolution of biparental care in burying beetles . International Society for Behavioral Ecology. August, 2016.
  • Brooksby A, Smith AN, Oguz MC, Belk MC. A general survey of metazoan parasites in the fishes of Lake Powell, Utah. Utah Chapter of the American Fisheries Society, Annual Meeting. March, 2016.
  • Gleave W, Oguz MC, Belk MC. A survey of internal parasites of four species of rockfish in southeast Asia. Utah Chapter of the American Fisheries Society, Annual Meeting. March, 2016.
  • Beck A, Tolman E, Gorsky K, Habit E, Belk MC. Countergradient variation for growth in Galaxias maculatus. Utah Chapter of the American Fisheries Society, Annual Meeting. March, 2016.
  • Verde J, Belk MC. Predicting effects of mussel invasion on food web structure in Lake Powell. Utah Chapter of the American Fisheries Society, Annual Meeting. March, 2016.
  • Simkins R, Belk MC. Temporal effects of drought on stream fish community structure in a high elevation stream in the Intermountain West. Utah Chapter of the American Fisheries Society, Annual Meeting. March, 2016.
  • Belk MC. Antipredator responses in fish: a multifaceted approach to a dominant selective force. Invited Seminar Tulane University. November, 2015.
  • Belk MC, Combs E, Rasmussen J, Wesner J, Tuckfield RC. Comparative demography of two small stream fishes in response to variable stream flow. Northern Leatherside Chub annual meeting. November, 2015.
  • Belk MC, Combs E, Rasmussen J, Wesner J, Tuckfield RC. Comparative demography of two small stream fishes in response to variable stream flow. American Fisheries Society annual meeting. August, 2015.
  • Maxwell M, Johnson J, Belk MC. Is what you eat more important than what's eating you? Top-down versus bottom-up effects on body shape in Utah chub, Gila atraria. American Fisheries Society annual meeting. August, 2015.
  • Gillis E, Smith A, Belk MC. ) Effects of Parental Size and Carcass Size on Fitness in Nicrophorus marginatus. Animal Behavior Society annual meeting. June, 2015.
  • Smith A, Belk MC, Creighton C. Cost of post-hatching parental care in a burying beetle (Nicrophorus orbicollis). Animal Behavior Society annual meeting. June, 2015.
  • Hull C, Smith A, Creighton C, Belk MC. Determination of the Timing of Mortality: Mitigation of a Mismatch Between Costs and Benefits of Reproduction Parental care . Animal Behavior Society annual meeting. June, 2015.
  • Memmott T, Smith A, Belk MC, Schaalje GB. Differences in the Importance of Size for Intrasexual Competition in Burying Beetles, Nicrophorus marginatus. Animal Behavior Society annual meeting. June, 2015.
  • Belk MC, Combs E, Rasmussen J, Wesner J, Tuckfield RC. Comparative demography of two small stream fishes in response to variable stream flow. Utah Chapter of the American Fisheries Society annual meeting. March, 2015.
  • Gleave W, Belk MC. Food web within Fish Lake: are lake trout growing as large as they should?. Utah Chapter of the American Fisheries Society annual meeting. March, 2015.
  • Hull C, Oguz MC, Shiozawa DK, Belk MC. Internal parasites of a community of rockfish (Sebastes spp)from southeastern Alaska waters. Utah Chapter of the American Fisheries Society annual meeting. March, 2015.
  • Rambo M, Hull C, Smith A, Oguz MC, Belk MC. Intestinal parasites of a community of stream fishes in central Utah. Utah Chapter of the American Fisheries Society annual meeting. March, 2015.
  • Maxwell M, Johnson J, Belk MC. Is what you eat more important than what's eating you? Top-down versus bottom-up effects on body shape in Utah chub, Gila atraria. Utah Chapter of the American Fisheries Society annual meeting. March, 2015.
  • Ashcroft K, Belk MC. Lost Creek salmonids. Utah Chapter of the American Fisheries Society annual meeting. March, 2015.
  • Pitcher D, Belk MC. Pike, perch, and walleye: a tangled web in Yuba reservoir. Utah Chapter of the American Fisheries Society annual meeting. March, 2015.
  • Brooksby A, Shiozawa DK, Belk MC. Trophic Partitioning in Alaskan rockfish (genus Sebastes). Utah Chapter of the American Fisheries Society annual meeting. March, 2015.
  • Belk MC, Billman E, Rassmusen J, Mock K, Johnson JB. Demography of southern leatherside chub (Lepidomeda aliciae) in the presence and absence of an introduced predator . Evolutionary Demography Society 2nd Annual Meeting. November, 2014.
  • Belk MC, Tuckfield RC. Modeling sage grouse biology: ideas for extending our knowledge. Sage Grouse Implementation Team Meeting. November, 2014.
  • Smith AN, Creighton JC, Belk MC. Evidence of Reproductive Restraint in Male Burying Beetles. Society for the Study of Evolution, annual meeting. June, 2014.
  • Belk MC, Jones A. Are patterns of Terminal Investment general across species?. American Fisheries Society 2014 Western Division Annual Meeting. April, 2014.
  • Belk MC. Matrix Population model of June Sucker in Utah Lake with stochastic environmental variation. American Fisheries Society 2014 Western Division Annual Meeting. April, 2014.
  • Belk MC, Combs E. Survey of parasites in fishes of Lake Powell. American Fisheries Society 2014 Western Division Annual Meeting. Runner-up for Best Student Poster. April, 2014.
  • Belk MC. Characterization of Mouth shape Phenotype in June Sucker Broodstock. June Sucker Recovery Implementation Program. April, 2014.
  • Belk MC. June Sucker Population Matrix Model. June Sucker Recovery Implementation Program. April, 2014.
  • Belk MC, Bird S, Oguz C, Johnson J. Differences in pelvic fin length represent sexual dimorphism in Utah Chub (Gila atraria). Annual Meeting of the Utah Chapter of American Fisheries Society. March, 2014.
  • Belk MC, Wesner J. Does diet affect survival? Stream fish and stable isotopes. Annual Meeting of the Utah Chapter of American Fisheries Society. March, 2014.
  • Belk MC, Rambo M, Cifuente R, Habit E. Morphological variation of Galazias Maculatus in Lacustrine and Riverine Populations of Central-Southern Chile. Annual Meeting of the Utah Chapter of American Fisheries Society. March, 2014.
  • Belk MC, Lindley D, Wesner J. Morphometric variation in June Sucker (Chasmistes liorus) brood stock. Annual Meeting of the Utah Chapter of American Fisheries Society. March, 2014.
  • Belk MC, Combs E, Oguz C, Forrest AM. Survey of parasites in fishes of Lake Powell. Annual Meeting of the Utah Chapter of American Fisheries Society. March, 2014.
  • Belk MC, Hanson B, Shiozawa DK, Adams S, Beck R, Combs E. Variation in age, growth, and isotopic and antrophic niche in black rockfish (Sebastes melanops) from Southeast Alaska. Annual Meeting of the Utah Chapter of American Fisheries Society. March, 2014.
  • Smith AN, Creighton C, Belk MC, Heflin N. Differences in costs of reproduction between the sexes in Nicrophorus orbicollis. Society for the Study of Evolution annual meeting. June, 2013.
  • Combs E, Belk MC, Habit E, Sobenes C. Ecology of Galaxias platei in isolation. Society for the Study of Evolution annual meeting. June, 2013.
  • Belk MC, Smith AN, Creighton C. Evolution of biparental care as a response to sexual conflict in Nicrophorus . Society for the Study of Evolution annual meeting. June, 2013.
  • Belk MC, Jones A. Predation and the terminal investment hypothesis: A comparative study. Society for the Study of Evolution annual meeting. June, 2013.
  • Laidlaw C, Belk MC, Creighton C. Variation in current versus future reproduction and carcass utilization between populations in a burying beetle. Society for the Study of Evolution annual meeting. June, 2013.
  • Meyers P, Belk MC, Creighton C. Variation in the cost of reproduction among burying beetles. Society for the Study of Evolution annual meeting. June, 2013.
  • Belk MC, Tuckfield C. Population matrix model for June sucker in a stochastic environment. June Sucker Annual Assesment Meeting. April, 2013.
  • Belk MC, Tuckfield C. Population matrix model for June sucker in a stochastic environment. Utah chapter of the American Fisheries Society annual meeting. April, 2013.
  • Belk MC, Wesner JS. Spatial variation in the isotopic niche of freshwater fishes in the Bear River Drainage. Annual Meeting Northern Leatherside Chub Conservation Team. December, 2012.
  • Shiozawa DK, Rader RB, Belk MC, Crandall KA. Combining ecological and genetic data to determine the exchangeability of populations for conservation. 44nd Annual meeting of the Desert Fishes Council. November, 2012.
  • Meyers PJ, Creighton C, Belk MC. Differences in lifetime reproductive output on varying resource sizes in a burying beetle. Ecological Society of America. August, 2012.
  • Segura ML, Meyers PJ, Creighton C, Belk MC. Effects of male age and experience on bi-parental reproductive output and allocation in a burying beetle. Ecological Society of America. August, 2012.
  • Belk MC, Wesner JS, Billman EJ. Multiple predators indirectly alter community assembly across ecological boundaries. Ecological Society of America. August, 2012.
  • Tuckfield RC, Wesner JS, Belk MC. Right-wing and leftist views of modeling community complexity. Ecological Society of America. August, 2012.
  • Rhem JC, Meyers PJ, Creighton C, Belk MC. Temporal niche partitioning in two sympatric species of burying beetles. Ecological Society of America. August, 2012.
  • Belk MC, Laidlaw CT, Creighton C. Variation in current versus future reproduction and tolerance to over-production across a latitudinal cline in a burying beetle. Ecological Society of America. August, 2012.
  • Ingley SJ, Billman E, Belk MC, Johnson JB. Morphological divergence driven by predation environment before and after speciation in Brachyrhaphis fishes. First Joint Congress on Evolution Biology. July, 2012.
  • Belk MC, Wesner JS, Billman EJ. Multiple predators indirectly alter community assembly across ecological boundaries. Society for Freshwater Science. May, 2012.
  • Belk MC, Wesner JS. Spatial variation in the isotopic niche of freshwater fishes in the Bear River Drainage. Society for Freshwater Science. May, 2012.
  • Belk MC, Wesner JS. Spatial variation in the isotopic niche of freshwater fishes in the Bear River Drainage, Great Basin, Utah. Wyoming Landscape Conservation Initiative. May, 2012.
  • Belk MC, Wesner JS. Morphometric variation in June sucker brood stock. June Sucker Annual Assessment Meeting. April, 2012.
  • Belk MC, Wesner JS. Habitat relationships among biodiversity indicators and co-occurring species are unrelated in a freshwater fish community. Coordination Meeting Utah DNR. March, 2012.
  • Belk MC, Mattson E, Wesner JS. Morphometric variation in June sucker brood stock. Coordination Meeting Utah DNR. March, 2012.
  • Belk MC, Segura ML, Wesner JS. Spatial variation in the isotopic niche of freshwater fishes in the Bear River Drainage, Great Basin, Utah. Coordination Meeting Utah DNR. March, 2012.
  • Belk MC, Tippetts A, Wesner JS. Habitat relationships among biodiversity indicators and co-occurring species are unrelated in a freshwater fish community. Utah Chapter of the American Fisheries Society Meeting . March, 2012.
  • Belk MC, Mattson E, Wesner JS. Morphometric variation in June sucker brood stock. Utah Chapter of the American Fisheries Society Meeting . March, 2012.
  • Belk MC, Monk S, Billman EJ. Natural substrate best alternative for native Utah fish passage at culverts. Utah Chapter of the American Fisheries Society Meeting . March, 2012.
  • Belk MC, Wesner JS. Spatial variation in the isotopic niche of freshwater fishes in the Bear River Drainage. Utah Chapter of the American Fisheries Society Meeting . March, 2012.
  • JSW, Belk MC. Habitat relationships, indicator status, and preliminary stable isotope analysis of northern leatherside chub. Northern Leatherside Chub Conservation Team Meeting. December, 2011.
  • Belk MC, EJB, Rasmussen J, Mock K, Johnson JB. Demography of southern leatherside chub in the presence and absence of an introduced predator. Joint Meeting of Ichthyologists and Herpotologists,. July, 2011.
  • Wesner JS, Belk MC. Habitat factors affecting a potential biodiversity indicator species, northern leatherside chub (Lepidomeda copei). North American Benthological Society Annual Meeting. May, 2011.
  • Belk MC, Wesner JS. Characterization of mouth shape phenotype in the captive brood stock of June sucker, Chasmistes liorus. June Sucker Annual Assessment Meeting. April, 2011.
  • Wesner JS, Belk MC. Aquatic and terrestrial factors affecting a potential biodiversity indicator species, northern leatherside chub (Lepidomeda copei). Coordination Meeting – Utah Division of Wildlife Resources/Brigham Young University. March, 2011.
  • EJB, Wesner JS, Belk MC. Aquatic and terrestrial factors affecting northern leatherside chub (Lepidomeda copei) in the Bear River Drainage, WY and UT. Utah Chapter of the American Fisheries Society Annual Meeting. March, 2011.
  • Belk MC, Billman EJ, Rasmussen JE, Mock K, Johnson JB. Demography of southern leatherside chub in the presence and absence of an introduced predator . Utah Chapter of the American Fisheries Society Annual Meeting. March, 2011.
  • Belk MC, Kelley S, JSW. Distribution and age-structure of northern leatherside chub (Lepidomeda copei) in the Bear River Drainage. Desert Fishes Council, Annual Meeting, 2010. November, 2010.
  • Belk MC, Billman E, Rasmussen J, Mock K, Johnson JB. Demography of southern leatherside chub in the presence and absence of an introduced predator. Evolution 2010. June, 2010.
  • Belk MC, Meyers PJ, Hassell E, Billman E. Effects of ontogeny, sex, and predation environment on the morphology of a livebearing fish. Evolution 2010. June, 2010.
  • Belk MC, Billman E. Reproductive allocation of western mosquitofish in Utah Lake: evidence for the reproductive value hypothesis. Evolution 2010. June, 2010.
  • Gale BH, Belk MC, Johnson JB. Variation in male reproductive allocation in response to body size and mortality rate. Evolution 2010. June, 2010.
  • Belk MC, Tuckfield RC. Density-dependence in growth and survival of young June sucker. Western Division of the American Fisheries Society Annual Meeting 2010. April, 2010.
  • Belk MC, Tjarks J, Billman E. Effect of predation and habitat quality on age, growth, and reproduction of southern leatherside chub. Western Division of the American Fisheries Society Annual Meeting 2010. April, 2010.
  • Belk MC. Effects of brown trout on native stream fishes of the western US. Western Division of the American Fisheries Society Annual Meeting 2010. April, 2010.
  • Belk MC, Schaalje GB. Heritability of shape among suckers of Utah Lake. Western Division of the American Fisheries Society Annual Meeting 2010. April, 2010.
  • Belk MC, Billman E, Meyers P. Reproductive allocation of western mosquitofish in Utah Lake: evidence for the residual reproductive value hypothesis. Western Division of the American Fisheries Society Annual Meeting 2010. April, 2010.
  • Laitinen NJ, Shiozawa DK, Unmack PJ, Belk MC. Genetic diversity of mountain suckers, Catostomus (Pantosteus) platyrhyncus. 41st Annual meeting of the Desert Fishes Council. 2009.
  • Belk MC, Kreitzer J. Evaluation of grow-out of juvenile June suckers at multiple locations in Utah Lake. Annual Assessment meeting of the June sucker Recovery Program. 2009.
  • Rasmussen JE, Belk MC. Body shape variation of a neotropical livebearer in relation to predation environment and selected intrinsic factors. Joint Meeting of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists. 2009.
  • Belk MC, Johnson JB, Schaalje GB. Life history variation within poeciliid species does not predict variation among closely related species. Joint Meeting of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists. 2009.
  • Hassell E, Belk MC. Male and female Brachyrhaphis rhabdophora show different ontogenetic morphological responses to predator regime. Joint Meeting of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists. 2009.
  • Belk MC, Rasmussen JE. Variation in size-at-age between cutthroat trout and introduced brown trout in allopatry and sympatry. Utah Chapter of the American Fisheries Society. 2009.
  • Kreitzer J, Belk MC. Grow-out of June sucker in multiple locations in Utah Lake. Utah Chapter of the American Fisheries Society, Annual Meeting. 2009.
  • Belk MC, Billman E. Evaluation of cage culture for grow-out of June sucker in Utah Lake. Annual Assessment Meeting of the June Sucker Recovery Program. 2008.
  • Belk MC, Billman E. Evaluation of survival and growth of young June sucker in Mona Reservoir. Annual Assessment Meeting of the June Sucker Recovery Program. 2008.
  • Belk MC, Schaalje GB. Update on heritability of shape in Utah Lake suckers. Annual Assessment Meeting of the June Sucker Recovery Program. 2008.
  • Belk MC. Western North American Naturalist and the Brigham Young University Library: an evolving mutualism. Annual Meeting of BioOne Associates. 2008.
  • Belk MC, Tuckfield RC. Effects of density and vegetation on growth and survival of young June suckers: combining experiments from multiple years. Annual Meeting of the Ecological Society of America. 2008.
  • Belk MC, Rasmussen JE, Mock K, Johnson JB. Movement patterns and small-scale genetic structure in Southern Leatherside. Annual Meeting of the Leatherside Conservation Group. 2008.
  • Fordham A, Hyatt N, Reinhart E, Barrett M, Belk MC, Shiozawa DK. Age and growth of Utah Cottus bairdii populations. Utah Chapter of the American FIsheries Society. 2008.
  • Fordham A, Hyatt N, Reinhardt E, Barrett M, Belk MC. Age and growth of Utah Cottus bairdii populations. Utah Chapter of the American Fisheries Society. 2008.
  • Rasmussen JE, Belk MC. Comparison of survival probability of stocked June sucker from different sources. Utah Chapter of the American Fisheries Society. 2008.
  • Billman EJ, Belk MC. Comparison of two cage designs for the grow-out of juvenile June sucker in Utah Lake. Utah Chapter of the American Fisheries Society. 2008.
  • Aedo J, Habit E, Belk MC. Geographic variation in age, growth and size structure of Percilla irwini (Percilidae). Annual meeting of the American Society of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists. 2007.
  • Rasmussen JE, Belk MC. Movement of leatherside chub in Utah stream in response to variation in density. Annual meeting of the American Society of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists. 2007.
  • Billman E, Belk MC, Habit E. Ontogenetic shape variation in Trichomycterus areolatus from two Chilean rivers. Annual meeting of the American Society of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists. 2007.
  • Belk MC, Johnson JB, Schaalje GB. Top-down and Bottom-up Effects and Genetic influence on Morphometric Shape Variation Among Populations of Utah Chub, Gila atraria. Annual meeting of the American Society of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists. 2007.
  • Hadley MJ, Shiozawa DK, Hatch K, Belk MC. Effects of forage fish presence on the diet and growth of brown trout in streams. Annual meeting of the Bonneville Chapter of the American Fisheries Society. 2007.
  • Belk MC, Rasmussen JE, Peck SL. Effects of source and size on survival in June sucker. Annual Meeting of the Bonneville Chapter of the American Fisheries Society. 2007.
  • Billman E, Belk MC. Spatial and Temporal Variations in Recruitment in Three Native Stream Fish of Utah. Annual Meeting of the Bonneville Chapter of the American Fisheries Society. 2007.
  • Priddis E, Rader RB, Belk MC. The Effects of Temperature on the Interaction Between Invasive Western Mosquitofish, and Native Least Chub: Do invasive Species Have an 'Achilles Heal'?. Annual Meeting of the Bonneville Chapter of the American Fisheries Society. 2007.
  • Billman E, Belk MC. Comparison of two net-pen designs for grow-out of juvenile June suckers, Chasmistes liorus, in Utah Lake. Annual meeting of the Desert Fishes Council. 2007.
  • Aedo J, Belk MC. Swimming performance and morphology of native Utah fishes: critical information for culvert design in Utah streams. Annual meeting of the Desert Fishes Council. 2007.
  • Belk MC, Johnson JB, Schaalje GB. Top-down and bottom-up effects on morphometric shape variation among populations of Utah chub, Gila atraria. Annual meeting of the Desert Fishes Council. 2007.
  • Belk MC, Gonzalez D, Tuckfield RC. Managing the costs of reproduction: age-based differences in allocation and escape performance in a livebearing fish, Gambusia affinis. Annual Meeting of the Society for the Study of Evolution. 2006.
  • Garlik JW, Shiozawa DK, Belk MC, McMurry S. Relationship Between Elevation and Growth Rate Among Cottus bairdi in Utah. 135th Annual meeting of the American Fisheries Society. 2005.
  • Garlick JW, Shiozawa DK, Belk MC, McMurry S. Relationship Between Elevation and Growth Rate Among Cottus bairdi in Utah. 135th Annual meeting of the American Fisheries Society. 2005.
  • Habit EM, Belk MC, Victoriano PF. Influence of physical factors on zonation patterns of native and nonnative fishes in Chilean coastal rivers. Annual Meeting of the American Society of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists. 2005.
  • Belk MC, Condon J. Viability cost of reproduction and behavioral compensation in Gambusia affinis. Annual Meeting of the Society for the Study of Evolution. 2005.
  • Belk MC. The ecology of evolution and the evolution of ecology. Department of Integrative Biology, Brigham Young University. 2005.
  • Belk MC. Body size, life history, and the need for natural history data in ecology, evolution, and conservation. Featured speaker at the annual station meeting. 2005.
  • Ayala J, Rader RB, Belk MC, Schaalje GB. Seasonal and diel habitat use of native least chub (Iotichthys phlegethonitis) in the presence of invasive western mosquitofish (Gambusia affinis). Invasive Species Session of the Annual Meeting of the Society of Limnology and Oceanography. 2005.
  • Harvey E, Belk MC. A field experiment evaluating resource availability and predation pressure in the Columbia spotted frog Rana luteiventris. American Fisheries Society Western Division Annual Meeting. 2004.
  • Hanks JH, Belk MC. A sexually dimorphic character in Utah chub Gila atraria: Variation among populations. American Fisheries Society Western Division Annual Meeting. 2004.
  • Belk MC, Johnson JB. Biological status of leatherside chub: A framework for recovery of western freshwater fishes. American Fisheries Society Western Division Annual Meeting. 2004.
  • Mills MD, Rader RB, Belk MC. Exploring mechanisms of interaction between native Least chub Iotichthys phlegethontis and introduced Western mosquitofish Gambusia affinis. American Fisheries Society Western Division Annual Meeting. 2004.
  • Benson L, Belk MC. Landmark-based morphometric analysis of phenotypic plasticity and hatchery-induced morphology in juvenile June sucker Chasmistes liorus. American Fisheries Society Western Division Annual Meeting. 2004.
  • Ayala JR, Rader RB, Belk MC. Overlap in the seasonal and the diel habitat use of native Least chub Iotichthys plegethontis and invasive Western mosquitofish Gambusia affinis. American Fisheries Society Western Division Annual Meeting. 2004.
  • Ellsworth C, Belk MC. Residence time of larval June sucker Chamistes liorus, in the lower Provo River as determined by otolith microstructure. American Fisheries Society Western Division Annual Meeting. 2004.
  • Belk MC, Ellsworth C, Olsen DG. Response of native fishes to habitat variation and introduced species in the Provo River: Implications for management and restoration. American Fisheries Society Western Division Annual Meeting. 2004.
  • Johnson JB, Belk MC. Utah chub: one man's 'trash fish' is another's treasure. American Fisheries Society Western Division Annual Meeting. 2004.
  • Mills MD, Rader RB, Belk MC. Vulnerability of native fish predation by introduced Western Mosquitofish Gambusia affinis: a model and test of assumption. American Fisheries Society Western Division Annual Meeting. 2004.
  • Belk MC, Golden M. Reproductive allocation in male poeciliids: variation within and among species. Annual Meeting of the Society for the Study of Evolution. 2004.
  • Brown J, Belk MC. Variation in body size in the genus Poecilia (Poeciliidae: Cyprinodontiformes): phylogeny, ecology. Annual Meeting of the Society for the Study of Evolution. 2004.
  • Mills MD, Rader RB, Belk MC. Complex interactions between native and invasive fish: the simultaneous effects of multiple negative interactions. Annual Meeting of the Western Division of the American Fisheries Society. 2004.
  • Rader RB, Mills MD, Belk MC. Complex interactions between native and invasive fish: the simultaneous effects of multiple negative interactions. International Conference on Aquatic Invasive Species. 2004.
  • Belk MC. Trash fish in a 'throw-away society': the value of chubs, suckers, and dace Conservation Training for Managers. 2004.
  • Shiozawa DK, Belk MC. Shallow water meiofaunal communities in Utah Lake. 51st Annual meeting of the North American Benthological Society. 2003.
  • Belk MC, Tuckfield RC. Density-dependent growth and survival of juvenile June sucker (Chasmistes liorus). Annual meeting of the American Fisheries Society, Bonneville Chapter. 2003.
  • Belk MC, Tuckfield RC. Density-dependent growth and survival of juvenile June sucker (Chasmistes liorus). Annual Meeting of the American Society of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists. 2003.
  • Hanks J, Belk MC. Larval drift patterns of the endangered June sucker (Chasmistes liorus) in the lower Provo River. Annual Meeting of the American Society of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists. 2003.
  • Gonzalez DB, Belk MC. Life-history constraints and behavioral compensation in Gambusia affinis. Annual Meeting of the American Society of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists. 2003.
  • Mills M, Rader RB, Belk MC. Interactions between least chub and introduced western mosquitofish. Annual Meeting of the Desert Fishes Council. 2003.
  • Ayala J, Rader RB, Belk MC. Seasonal patterns of habitat use of least chub and introduced western mosquitofish. Annual Meeting of the Desert Fishes Council. 2003.
  • Mills MD, Rader RB, Belk MC. Exploring mechanisms of interaction among native least chub (Iotichthys phlegethontis) and introduced western mosquitofish (Gambusia affinis). Desert Fishes Council Annual Meeting. 2003.
  • Ayala JR, Rader RB, Belk MC. Overlap in the seasonal diel habitat utilization of least chub (Iotichthys phlegethontis) and mosquitofish (Gambusia affinis). Desert Fishes Council Annual Meeting. 2003.
  • Pfost A, Hatch K, Belk MC. The effect of overwintering and toe clipping on B dendrobatidis infected amphibians. International Ichthyologist and Herpetologist meetings. 2003.
  • Mills M, Rader RB, Belk MC. Can the invasive species Gambusia affinis eat young-of-the-year least chub. Annual Meeting of the Desert Fishes Council. 2002.
  • Rader RB, Mills M, Belk MC. Does the invasive species, Gambusia affinis, prey on native least chub (Iotichthys phlegethontis)?. Annual Meeting of the Desert Fishes Council. 2002.
  • Mills M, Belk MC, Rader RB. Effect of the introduced mosquitofish (Gambusia affinis) on the least chub (Iotichthyes phlegothontis). Annual Meeting of the Desert Fishes Council. 2002.
  • Mills M, Belk MC, Rader RB. the invasive species, Gambusia affinis, harmfully impact native least chub (Iotichthys phlegethontis). Annual Meeting of the Desert Fishes Council. 2002.
  • Brown J, Belk MC. Age and growth of least chub (Iotichthyes phlegothontis) in natural; populations. Annual Meeting, Bonneville Chapter of the American Fisheries Society. 2002.
  • Nannini MA, Belk MC. Antipredatory defenses used by two native cyprinid species and their effectiveness in avoiding predation by introduced brown trout. Annual Meeting, Bonneville Chapter of the American Fisheries Society. 2002.
  • Belk MC. Behavioral interactions between least chub (Iotichthyes phlegothontis) and introduced western mosquitofish (Gambusia affinis). Annual Meeting, Bonneville Chapter of the American Fisheries Society. 2002.
  • Belk MC. Evaluating reasons for failure of a reintroduction of leatherside chub. Annual Meeting, Bonneville Chapter of the American Fisheries Society. 2002.
  • Belk MC, Gonzalez DB, Tuckfield RC. Volumetric constraints as a cost of reproduction in the livebearing fish, Gambusia affinis. Meeting of the International Congress of Ecology. 2002.
  • Belk MC, Houston DD. Bergmann's rule in ectotherms: a test using freshwater fishes. Seminar at BYU-Idaho. 2002.
  • Belk MC, Houston DD. Bergmann's rule in ectotherms: a test using freshwater fishes. Seminar at Oklahoma State University. 2002.
  • Belk MC. Comparative habitat use by Bonneville cutthroat trout and introduced brown trout. Annual Meeting of the Bonneville Chapter of the American Fisheries Society. 2001.
  • Belk MC. Comparative life history of four species of Brachyraphis (Poeciliidae): do patterns of variation change at increasing scales?. Annual meeting of the Society for the Study of Evolution. 2001.
  • Houston DD, Belk MC. Searching for countergradient variation for growth in the redside shiner, Richardsonius balteatus. Annual Meeting of the Society for the Study of Evolution. 2001.
  • Gonzalez DB, Belk MC. Volumetric increase as a cost of reproduction in the livebearing fish Gambusia affinis. Annual Meeting of the Society for the Study of Evolution. 2001.
  • Belk MC, Johnson JB. Species concepts and rare desert fishes: detecting a cryptic species of leatherside chub. Second Great Basin Biological Research Conference. 2001.
  • Gonzalez DB, Belk MC, Haladin L. Volumetric constraint in the livebearing fish Gambusia affinis. Second Great Basin Biological Research Conference. 2001.
  • Belk MC, Johnson JB. Species concepts and rare desert fishes: detecting a cryptic species of leatherside chub. Seminar at Mississippi State University. 2001.
  • Belk MC. Provo River Restoration: Creating refuge in a dangerous world. Seminar given at Mississippi State University. 2001.
  • Belk MC. Restoration of fish habitat in the Provo River: a multispecies approach. Symposium on water use at the Annual Meeting of the Idaho Academy of Sciences. 2001.
  • Belk MC, Houston DD. Counter-gradient variation for growth and Bergmann's rule in ectotherms: a test using freshwater fishes. Annual Meeting of the Ecological Society of America. 2000.
  • Nannini MA, Belk MC. Differential antipredatory responses of two similar species of fish to introduced brown trout. Annual Meeting of the Ecological Society of America. 2000.
  • Tuckfield RC, Belk MC. Statistical thinking and ecological release: more on the weight of evidence. Annual Meeting of the Ecological Society of America. 2000.
  • McGee M, Shiozawa DK, Belk MC. Management Implications of Life History Patterns in High Elevation Cutthroat Trout. Wild Trout VII. 2000.
  • Ellsworth C, Belk MC, Keleher C. Ageing larval June sucker (Chasmistes liorus) by analyzing otolith microstructure to determine residence times in the lower Provo River. Annual Meeting of the Bonneville Chapter of the American Fisheries Society. 1999.
  • Nannini M, Belk MC. Antipredator behavior of two native fish species in the presence of introduced brown trout (Salmo trutta). Annual Meeting of the Bonneville Chapter of the American Fisheries Society. 1999.
  • Olsen D, Belk MC. Habitat use and spatial distribution of four species of native fish in the presence of an introduced predator, brown trout (Salmo trutta). Annual Meeting of the Bonneville Chapter of the American Fisheries Society. 1999.
  • Belk MC. Restoration of habitat for native fishes in the Provo River: if we build it will they come?. Annual Meeting of the Bonneville Chapter of the American Fisheries Society. 1999.
  • Nannini MA, Belk MC. Antipredator responses of two species of native stream fish to an introduced predator. Annual Meeting of the Ecological Society of America. 1999.
  • Belk MC, Houston DD. Experimental evaluation of counter-gradient variation in growth of leatherside chub, Gila copei: a comment on Bergmann's rule in ectotherms. Annual Meeting of the Ecological Society of America. 1999.
  • McGee M, Shiozawa DK, Belk MC. Cutthroat life history information. Region 4 Cutthroat Trout Conservation and Restoration Workshop U S Forest Service. 1999.
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