Noah Bressman

Noah Bressman

Winston-Salem, NC

Wake Forest University

PhD Candidate in Biology

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Published on Apr 24, 2019

Analysis complete! Manuscript/Poster writing starts now!

Hi Everyone,I am excited to say that my analysis of the data is complete! Overall, I have evidence that these fish use chemoreception (i.e., taste, smell) to find their way around on land. However,...

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Published on Feb 05, 2019

Successful data collection!

Hi Everyone,I am now back from Florida after successful experiments and data collection! I have plenty of promising data on walking catfish terrestrial orientation, and it seems like some of my hyp...

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Published on Jan 11, 2019

Experiments started

Hi Everyone,My UF collaborators already collected about 100 catfish for me, so I’ve already started experiments! Once I finish the control group today, I should be able to figure out which senses t...

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Published on Jan 02, 2019

Ready for experiments!

Hi Everyone,My car is packed up with all of my research equipment and I am beginning my trip down to Florida to start experiments next week! Additionally, I’ve interviewed over 120 people who ave p...

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Published on Nov 13, 2018

Background Info Interviews

Hi Everyone,Thanks again for helping us reach our funding goal! I just wanted to let you all know that I have already started gathering background information on walking catfishes from interviews o...

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Published on Oct 24, 2018

Funding Goal Achieved!!!

We have reached our funding goal of $1000!!! Thank you everyone for your donations and support! I shall start ordering and preparing the research equipment next week to get ready for my upcoming fi...

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Published on Oct 23, 2018

Check out my newest paper on fish on land, which was just published today! Thanks for all of the donations so far, so close to reaching the goal!

Check out my newest paper on fish on land, which was just published today! Thanks for all of the donations so far, so close to reaching the goal!https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0...

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Published on Oct 15, 2018

Interested in learning more about terrestrial orientation in amphibious fishes? Then check out our newest publication in the Journal of Fish Biology! https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/jfb.13802

Interested in learning more about terrestrial orientation in amphibious fishes? Then check out our newest publication in the Journal of Fish Biology! https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/jfb...

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Published on Oct 08, 2018

Interested in learning more about fish out of water? Check out my newest blog post for the Discovery show, A Fishing Story! https://www.afishingstory.com/blog-1/2018/10/7/how-long-can-fish-survive-out-of-the-water

Interested in learning more about fish out of water? Check out my newest blog post for the Discovery show, A Fishing Story! https://www.afishingstory.com/blog-1/2018/10/7/how-long-can-fish-survive-...

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Thanks! I have some cool work on invasive snakehead terrestrial locomotion and emersion coming out soon, which I hope will help with metapopulation modeling and population dynamics! Once I finalize my conclusions from that work, I should be able to better inform this project!
Oct 24, 2018
How do amphibious fishes find their way around on land?
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Thanks! I feel personally motivated in this field because of the exciting observations I made several years ago of the fish on the floor of the lab!
Oct 24, 2018
How do amphibious fishes find their way around on land?
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