Off-campus web sites

Cartoon of man fishing

The following web sites were contributed by students in the advanced limnology class at Missouri State University. Corrections, comments, or other suggested web sites may be directed to Dr. John Havel.


  • See links through Missouri State Phycology course website.

Freshwater Fishes

International Websites



Miscellaneous Information

  • Aquatic Network - Information on fisheries, limnology, and marine biology.  There are many links to different sites relating to these subjects.  There is also a link to the AquaStore where different items can be purchased online.
  • Center for Aquatic and Invasive Plants - The world's largest information resource of its kind. We provide a variety of free and for-sale services and products.
  • Missouri Watershed Information Network - Provides assistance in locating and accessing information relative to Missouri watersheds.


  • Unio Gallery - Maintained by Dr. Chris Barnhart, Missouri State University, this site contains excellent photographs of freshwater mussels.

Professional Societies

  • American Fisheries Society - The oldest and largest professional society representing fisheries scientists.  Publishes fisheries research journals.
  • American Society of Limnology and Oceanography - The scientific organization for research on lakes and oceans.  Includes information on meetings and on-line articles from the journal.
  • Ecological Society of America - ESA is a non-partisan, nonprofit organization of scientists founded in 1915 to: stimulate sound ecological research; clarify and communicate the science of ecology; and promote the responsible application of ecological knowledge to public issues.  This web site includes online journals.
  • National Association of Marine Laboratories
  • North American Benthological Society - NABS is particularly strong in stream ecology and studies of the taxonomy and ecology of aquatic insects.
  • North American Lake Management Society - The NALMS forges partnerships among citizens, scientists, and professionals to foster the management and protection of lakes and reservoirs for today and tomorrow.
  • Society of Wetland Scientists - Wetlands are transitional zones between aquatic and terrestrial habitats.  This site contains a link to the professional journal, as well as information about meetings and jobs.

Water Quality and Other Databases from Government Agencies

Water Treatment

  • Water Quality Association - The Water Quality Association represents manufacturers and distributors of household, commercial, industrial and small system water treatment systems. WQA represents 2600 member companies in the U.S. and 30 other countries



  • Cladocera - This site, maintained by the university of Guelph, contains numerous resources of interest to researchers working with the Cladocera.
  • The Zooplankton Project - Zooplankton are small animals living in the open waters of ponds, lakes, and oceans.  Most zooplankton eat algae and serve as food for small fish.  In freshwater, the dominant zooplankton groups are rotifers, cladocerans, and copepods.  This site contains numerous photographs of representative genera of cladocerans and copepods from the south-central United States.