Facilities

Greenhouse

Fish stocks are maintained in the Aquatic Research Facility of OU (Google Maps: 35.183277°,-97.447701°). Tanks of different sized are available outdoor and indoor in a greenhouse. Stocks are also maintained in two huge outdoor ponds. The greenhouse offers space for experiments.

 


Greenhouse

Life-history Setup

For life-history experiments we have a common-garden setup that can house up to 100 individual fish. Temperature and lighting can be regulated to conform to experimental specifications.


Life-history Setup

Cave lab

For the housing of the cave fish, a darkroom is available. This darkroom houses some of our cave fish stocks, and is fully equipped for common-garden rearing of up to 100 individual fish.

 


Dark Room

Behavior lab

The Behavior lab provides four experimental setups for the observation and quantification of fish behavior. The setup includes a computer-mediated individual tracking system, which can be operated from seperate room, as well as interactive playback of video images.


Behavior lab