Kentucky Academy of Science - Event Information

Event Name:Freshwater Mussel Communities in the Ohio River
Event Type(s):Kentucky science event
Description:Mitchell Kriege ’16 aquatic consultant, Environmental Solutions &
Innovations Inc. (ESI)

Kriege is an environmental consultant who specializes in freshwater mussel and fish ecology. His
primary research interests include life history of rare/endangered freshwater mussels, mollusk and
fish relationships, and human impact on aquatic communities. Kriege is a product of Thomas More
University (class of 2016) and attained his master’s degree in biology from Marshall University (class
of 2018) where he studied freshwater mussel communities in the Ohio River and their spatial
relationship to fish hosts. During his master’s degree research, Kriege quantified the freshwater mussel communities of an entire
pool within the Ohio River and identified areas of robust mussel resources. As a consultant for ESI, he conducts aquatic studies
throughout the eastern United States, analyzes complex datasets, prepares technical reports, and coordinates with state and
federal agencies.
Event Date:7/11/2019
Event Time:7-8pm
Location:8330 Mary Ingles Highway, California, KY, 41007
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