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Quenton Tuckett

Research Assistant Scientist

Email:  qtuckett@ufl.edu
Phone:  (813) 671-5230 x116

Education

Ph.D., Biological Sciences, 2013, University of Maine

M.S., Biology, 2007, Boise State University

B.S., Ecology, 2002, Idaho State University

Tim Lyons -- M.S. Student (Committee Member)

Research Publications

Hill, J.E., Q.M. Tuckett, S. Hardin, L.L. Lawson Jr., K.M. Lawson, J.L. Ritch, and L. Partridge. 2017. Risk screen of important freshwater ornamental fishes for the conterminous United States. In Press, Transactions of the American Fisheries Society 146 (5):927-938.

Hill, J.E., K.M. Lawson, and Q.M. Tuckett. 2017. First record of a reproducing population of the African Clawed Frog Xenopus laevis (Daudin, 1802) in Florida (USA). BioInvasions Records 6 (1):87-95.

Lyons, T.J., Q.M. Tuckett, and J.E. Hill. 2017. Lower Lethal Temperatures for Two Commonly Traded Species of Lionfish: Implications for Establishment Beyond Pterois volitans and P. miles. In Press, Copeia

Tuckett, Q.M., K.S. Simon, and M.T. Kinnison. 2017. Cultural eutrophication mediates context-dependent eco-evolutionary effects of a fish invader. In Press, Copeia

Tuckett, Q.M., J.L. Ritch, K.M. Lawson, and J.E. Hill. 2017. Landscape-scale survey of non-native fishes near ornamental aquaculture facilities in Florida, USA. Biological Invasions 19 (1):223-237.

Tuckett, Q.M., M.T. Kinnison, J.E. Saros, and K.S. Simon. 2016. Population divergence in fish elemental phenotypes associated with trophic adaptations and lake trophic state. Oecologia doi:10.1007/s00442-016-3714-2.

Tuckett, Q.M. and P. Koetsier. 2016. Mid- and long-term effects of wildfire and debris flows on stream ecosystem metabolism. Freshwater Science 35(2):445-456.

Tuckett, Q.M., J.L. Ritch, K.M. Lawson, and J.E. Hill. 2016. Implementation of best management practices for Florida ornamental aquaculture with an emphasis on non-native species. North American Journal of Aquaculture 78(2):113-124.

Tuckett, Q.M., J.L. Ritch, K.M. Lawson, L.L Lawson Jr., and J.E. Hill. 2016. Phenotypic variation in cold tolerance in escaped and farmed non-native green swordtails (Xiphophorus hellerii) revealed by laboratory trials and field introductions. Biological Invasions 18(1):45-56.

Lawson, L.L, Q.M. Tuckett, K.M. Lawson, C.A. Watson, and J.E. Hill. 2015. Lower lethal temperature for Arapaima Arapaima gigas: potential implications for culture and establishment in Florida. North American Journal of Aquaculture 77(4):497-502.

Tuckett, Q.M., K.S. Simon, J.E. Saros, S.M. Coghlan Jr., and M.T. Kinnison. 2015. Biomass versus biodiversity: the relative contribution of population attributes to excretion loading of aquatic systems. Evolutionary Ecology Research 16:705-723.

Tuckett, Q.M., K.S. Simon, J.E. Saros, D.B. Halliwell, and M.T. Kinnison. 2013. Trophic specialization along a lake productivity gradient revealed by historic invasion and contemporary eutrophication. Freshwater Biology 55(12):2517-2531.

Koetsier, P., T. Krause, and Q.M. Tuckett. 2010. Present effects of past wildfire on leaf litter breakdown in stream ecosystems. Western North American Naturalist 70(2):164-174.

Koetsier, P., Q.M. Tuckett, and J. White. 2007. Present effects of past wildfire on stream fish diets. Western North American Naturalist 37(3):429-438.

Extension Publications

Tuckett, Q.M., C.V. Martinez, J.L. Ritch, K.M. Lawson, and J.E. Hill. 2016. Preventing escape of non-native species from aquaculture facilities in Florida, part 1: general considerations and regulation.  University of Florida IFAS Extension Publication FA195. (http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/fa195)

Hill, J.E., Q.M. Tuckett, C.V. Martinez, J.L. Ritch, and K.M. Lawson. 2016. Preventing escape of non-native species from aquaculture facilities in Florida, part 2: facility evaluation strategies. University of Florida IFAS Extension Publication FA196. (http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/fa196)

Tuckett, Q.M., C.V. Martinez, J.L. Ritch, K.M. Lawson, and J.E. Hill. 2016. Preventing escape of non-native species from aquaculture facilities in Florida, part 3: structural strategies. University of Florida IFAS Extension Publication FA197. (http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/fa197)

Tuckett, Q.M., C.V. Martinez, J.L. Ritch, K.M. Lawson, and J.E. Hill. 2016. Preventing escape of non-native species from aquaculture facilities in Florida, part 4: operational strategies. University of Florida IFAS Extension Publication FA198. (http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/fa198)


Quenton Tuckett weighing a wild-caught, non-native snakehead


Quenton Tuckett with a wild-caught, non-native plecostomus

Quenton Tuckett

Quenton Tuckett