I am an environmental steward, fisheries professional, and music lover. My current research interests focus on utilizing big data to focus management and prevention efforts on the spread of nonindigenous aquatic species. I have been an active American Fisheries Society member for 7 years.
Thornton, J. L., V. Nepal KC, C. R. Jansen, L. D. Frankland, J. Hirst, and R. E. Colombo. (2018) Monitoring demographics of a commercially exploited population of Shovelnose Sturgeon in the Wabash River, Illinois/Indiana, USA. Journal of Applied Ichthyology. doi: 10.1111/jai.13749
Thornton, J. L. and P. V. Switzer. (2015) Factors Affecting the Spatial Distribution of Oviposition Sites for Tandem Black Saddlebags Dragonflies (Odonata: Libellulidae). Journal of Insect Science 15 (1): 54. doi: 10.1093/jisesa/iev03