All Pictures from Ohio Dominican's Campus in Summer of 2022

Taken during BIO330 (Ecology) class

Blake Mathys, Ph.D.

Ady with a Smallmouth Salamander (Ambystoma texanum)

Smallmouth Salamander (Ambystoma texanum)

Dylan with Smallmouth Salamander (Ambystoma texanum)

Brown Snake (Storeria dekayi)

Eastern Garter Snake (Thamnophis sirtalis)

Northern Map Turtles (Graptemys geographica)

Spiny Softshell Turtle (Apalone spinifera)

Monarch Butterfly (Danaeus plexippus)

Bumblebee on a flower

Female Bluebreast Darter (Etheostoma camurum); this species first appeared in Alum Creek in 2021, and this is the first female I have seen here

Rainbow Darter (Etheostoma caeruleum)

Greenside Darter (Etheostoma blennioides)

Northern Hog Sucker (Hypentelium nigricans)

Redear Sunfish (Lepomis microlophus) seem to be increasing in Alum Creek

Anna staring at an empty fish viewer (not really; there was a small leech in there)

Stonecat Madtom (Noturus flavus)

This summer was my first time seeing Yellow Perch (Perca flavescens) in Alum Creek

Chase (L) and Seth hold a Common Carp (Cyprinus carpio), the largest fish we caught during the class

Chase and Seth chose different expressions for some of the pictures