Karen Kandl


Department of Biology

Phone: 828-227-3681
Email: kkandl@email.wcu.edu
Office Address: Highlands Biological Station


Ph.D. University of Georgia, 1996

B.A. Knox College, 1988

Publications & Presentations:

McElroy, T. C., K. L. Kandl, and J. C. Trexler. 2011. Temporal Population Genetic Structure of Eastern Mosquitofish in a Dynamic Aquatic Landscape. Journal of Heredity in press doi: 10.1093/jhered/esr088. First published onine: September 1, 2011.

McElroy, T. C., K. L. Kandl, J. Garcia, and J. C. Trexler. 2003. Extinction-colonization dynamics structure genetic variation of spotted sunfish ( Lepomis punctatus) in the Florida Everglades. Molecular Ecology 12: 355-368.

O'Neil, P., K. Kandl, P. Yund, and J. Howard. 2001 and 2003. Population Genetics, Ecology, and Evolution Laboratory Manual. McGraw-Hill Publishers.

Trexler, J. C., W. F. Loftus, C. F. Jordan, J. H. Chick, K. L. Kandl, and O. L. Bass, Jr. 2001. Ecological scale and its implications for freshwater fishes in the Florida Everglades. Pp. 154-181, in K. G. Porter and J. W. Porter, editors. The Everglades, Florida Bay, and Coral Reefs of the Florida Keys. CRC Press, Boca Raton, Florida.

Kandl, K. L. 2001. Inbreeding effects on population dynamics of eastern mosquitofish ( Gambusia holbrooki) in two environments. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society 130:1224-1232.

Kandl, K. L., H-P. Liu, R. S. Butler, R. W. Hoeh, and M. Mulvey. 2001. A genetic approach to resolving taxonomic ambiguity in Pleurobema (Bivalvia: Unionidae) of the gulf coast. Malacologia 43: 87-101.

Mulvey M., H-P. Liu, and K. L. Kandl. 1998. Applications of molecular techniques to the conservation of freshwater mussels. Journal of Shellfish Research 17:1395-1405.

Distler, J. K., M. E. Dorcas, J. W. Gibbons, K. L. Kandl, and K. E. Russell. 1998. Winter mortality in the green anole, Anolis carolinensis (Lacertilia: Polychridae). Brimleyana 25:140-143.

Kandl, K. L. and A. J. Thompson. 1996. Responses of eastern mosquitofish ( Gambusia holbrooki) to acute environmental stress: Do family effects obscure inbreeding and genotype effects? Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 53: 753-760.

Meffe, G. K., S. C. Weeks, M. Mulvey, and K. L. Kandl. 1995. Genetic differences in thermal tolerance of mosquitofish from ambient and thermally elevated ponds. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 52: 2704-2711.

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