MSc. Milan Říha, Ph.D.

postdoctoral fellow

 

Personal details:

Born:   25 April 1982, Hlinsko, Czech Republic, Europe
Present address:   Biology Centre of the Academy of Science of the Czech Republic, Institute of Hydrobiology, Na Sadkach 7, 370 05, Ceske Budejovice, Czech Republic
Email:   mriha00@gmail.com
Phone:  +420 38 777 5832; +420 608 528 521

 

Professional qualification:

2012   Ph.D. in Hydrobiology, Ph.D. thesis: Dynamics of fish spatial distribution in reservoirs (supervisor: Prof. Jan Kubečka)
2007   MSc. in Ecology, MSc. thesis: Long-term development of fish populations in the Římov Reservoir (supervisor: Prof. Jan Kubečka)
2004   BSc. in Biology, BSc. thesis: Efficiency of beach seine net (supervisor: Prof. Jan Kubečka)

 

Professional experience:
since November 2012: postdoc at the Institute of Hydrobiology, Biology Centre of the Academy of Science of the Czech Republic

2013-2014: Fulbright Scholarship at Department of Natural Resource, Cornell University, (NY), U.S.A.. Research of fish vertical distribution in Lake Ontario (supervisor prof. Lars Rudstam).

2002 until October 2012: research assistant at the Institute of Hydrobiology, Biology Centre of the Academy of Science of the Czech Republic

 

Research interests:
- fish distribution and ecology 
- methodology of fish stock assessment
- fish community succession
- assessment of ecological status of reservoirs

 

International research visits:

Puerto Rico - research of fish communities in reservoirs, March 2010 and February 2011
Spain - research of fish communities in reservoirs, training of Spanish scientists in fish sampling methods, September 2010
Austria - research of fish community in the Hallstattersee Lake, September 2009
Netherland - research of fish communities in reservoirs, August 2008
Finland - 8 Sep – 27 Sep 2008, educational stay, University of Helsinki; University of Jyväskylä; Finnish Game and Fisheries Research Institute

 

Conferences and workshops attended (last 5 years):
2014 – Workshop “The 2nd international workshop on the swimming physiology of Fish”, Barcelona, Spain
2014 – Conference “ECOFIL2014”, Ceske Budejovice, Czech Republic; contribution: Diel changes of vertical fish distribution in Lake Ontario offshore: potential impact to utilization of the deep chlorophyll layer (presentation), contribution:
2014 – Workshop “Trawl performance influence on acoustic abundance estimates”, Ann Arbor (MI), USA
2014 – Conference “Annual meeting of New York Chapter of American Fisheries Society”, Geneva (NY), USA; contribution: Diel changes of vertical fish distribution in Lake Ontario offshore: potential impact to utilization of the deep chlorophyll layer (presentation)
2013 – Workshop “Trawl Design Training”, Ann Arbor (MI), USA
2012 – Conference “XIV European Congress of Ichthyology”, Liege, Belgium; contribution: Migration of perch Perca fluviatilis and bream Abramis brama  in the Rimov Reservoir (poster)
2011 - Workshop "Assigning ground truth to hydroacoustic density estimates" - improving accuracy and precision in fish community assessments", Stockholm, Sweden.
2010 - Conference "Fish Sampling with Active Methods (FSAM) ", České Budějovice, Czech Republic; contribution: Day and night in littoral and pelagic zones in view of fish community structure: a case study of a canyon-shaped reservoir (oral presentation)
2009 – Conference "ALTER-Net project, Inter-disciplinary Challenges for Biodiversity and Ecosystem Research", Leipzig, Germany; contribution: Fish diversity in reservoirs and lakes - Methodical approach and long-term changes (poster)


Publications in journals with IF:

Říha M., Hladík  M., Mrkvička T., Prchalová M., Čech M., Draštík V., Frouzová J., Jůza T., Kratochvíl M., Peterka J., Vašek M., Kubečka J. (2013) Post-spawning dispersal of tributary spawning fish species to a reservoir system. Folia Zoologica 62(1), 1-13.

Říha M., Jůza T., Prchalová M., Mrkvička T., Čech M., Draštík V., Muška M., Kratochvíl M., Peterka J., Tušer M., Vašek M., Kubečka J. (2012) The size selectivity of the main body of a sampling pelagic pair trawl in freshwater reservoirs during the night. Fisheries Research, 127-128, 56-60.

Říha M., Kubečka J., Prchalová M., Mrkvička T., Čech M., Draštík V., Frouzová J., Hohausová E., Jůza T., Kratochvíl M., Peterka J., Tušer M., Vašek M. (2011) The influence of diel period on fish assemblage in the unstructured littoral of reservoirs. Fisheries Management and Ecology 18, 339–347.

Říha M., Kubečka J., Vašek M., Seďa J., Mrkvička T., Prchalová M., Matěna J., Hladík M.,  Čech M., Draštík V., Frouzová J., Hohausová E., Jarolím O., Jůza T., Kratochvíl M., Peterka J.,Tušer M. (2009) Long-term development of fish populations in the Římov Reservoir. Fisheries Management and Ecology 16, 121-129.

Říha M., Kubečka J., Mrkvička T., Prchalová M., Čech M., Draštík V., Frouzová J., Hladík M., Hohausová E., Jarolím O., Jůza T., Kratochvíl M., Peterka J., Tušer M., Vašek M. (2008). Dependence of beach seine net efficiency on net length and diel period. Aquatic Living Resources 21(4), 411-418.

Čech, M., Peterka, J., Říha, M., Jůza, T., Kubečka, J. (2009) Distribution of Egg Strands of Perch (Perca Fluviatilis L.) With Respect to Depth and Spawning Substrate. Hydrobiologia, 630, 105-114.

Čech, M., Peterka, J., Říha, M., Draštík, V., Kratochvíl, M., Kubečka, J. (2010) Deep spawning of perch (Perca Fluviatilis, L.) in the newly created Chabařovice lake, Czech Republic. Hydrobiologia, 649, 375-378.

Čech, M., Peterka, J., Říha, M.,  Muška, M., Hejzlar, J., Kubečka, J. (2011) Location and timing of the deposition of egg strands by perch (Perca fluviatilis L.): the roles of lake hydrology, spawning substrate and female size. Knowledge and Management of Aquatic Ecosystems, 403, 1-12.

Čech M., Vejřík L., Peterka J., Říha M., Muška M., Jůza T., Draštík V., Kratochvíl M., Kubečka J. (2012). The use of artificial spawning substrates in order to understand the factors influencing the spawning site selection, depth of egg strands deposition and hatching time of perch (Perca fluviatilis L.).Journal of Limnology 71(1): 170-179.

Čech M., Peterka J., Říha M., Vejřík L., Jůza T., Kratochvíl M., Draštík V., Muška M., Znachor P., Kubečka J. (2012) Extremely shallow spawning of perch (Perca fluviatilis L.): the roles of sheltered bays, dense semi-terrestrial vegetation and low visibility in deeper water. Knowledge and Management of Aquatic Ecosystems, 406, 1-12.

Draštík V., Kubečka J., Čech M., Frouzová J., Říha M., Jůza T., Tušer M., Jarolím O., Prchalová M., Peterka J., Vašek M., Kratochvíl M., Matěna J., Mrkvička T. (2009) Hydroacoustic Estimates of Fish Stocks in Temperate Reservoirs: Day or Night Surveys? Aquatic Living Resources, 22, 69-77.

Jůza, T., Vašek, M., Kubečka, J., Seďa, J., Matěna, J., Prchalová, M., Peterka, J., Říha, M., Jarolím, O., Tušer, M., Kratochvíl, M., Čech, M., Draštik, V., Frouzová, J., Hohausová, E., Žaloudík, J. (2009) Pelagic underyearling communities in a canyon-shaped reservoir in late summer. Journal of Limnology, 68, 304-314.

Jůza, T., Vašek M., Kratochvíl, M., Blabolil, P., Čech M., Draštík, V., Frouzová, J., Muška, M., Peterka, J., Prchalová, M., Říha, M., Tušer, M., Kubečka, J. (2014). Chaos and stability of age-0 fish assemblages in a temperate deep reservoir: unpredictable success and stable habitat use. Hydrobiologia 724 (1): 217-234.

Jůza, T., Rakowitz, G., Draštík, V., Blabolil, P., Herzig, A., Kratochvíl, M., Říha, M., Sajdlová, Z., Kubečka, J. (2013). Avoidance reactions of fish in the trawl mouth opening in a shallow and turbid lake at night. Fisheries Research, 147, 154-160.
Kubečka, J.,Godø, O.R., Hickley, P., Prchalová, M., Říha, M., Rudstam, L., Welcomme, R. (2012) Fish sampling with active methods. Fisheries Research, 123-124, 1-3.
Kuchta R., Scholz T., Vlčková R., Říha M., Walter T., Yuniar A.T.,Palm H.W. (2009) Revision of tapeworms (Cestoda: Bothriocephalidea) from lizardfish (Saurida: Synodontidae) from the Indo-Pacific region. Zootaxa 1977, 55-67.

Moravec F., Říha M., Kuchta R. (2008) Two new nematode species, Paragendria papuanensis sp. n. (Seuratoidea) and Rhabdochona papuanensis sp. n. (Thelazioidea), from freshwater fishes in Papua New Guinea. Folia Parazitologica 55, 127–135.

Muška M., Tušer M., Frouzová J., Draštík V., Čech M., Jůza T., Kratochvíl M., Mrkvička T., Peterka J., Prchalová M., Říha M., Vašek M., Kubečka J. (2013) To migrate, or not to migrate: partial diel horizontal migration of fish in a temperate freshwater reservoir. Hydrobiologia 707, 17-28.

Petrusek, A., Seďa, J., Macháček, J., Říha, M., Prchalová, M., Schwenk, K. (2013) Intraspecific spatial genetic differentiation of a Daphnia species within a long narrow reservoir. Hydrobiologia 715: 169-180.

Prchalová, M., Kubečka, J., Říha, M., Litvín, R., Čech, M., Frouzová, J., Hladík., M., Hohausová, E., Peterka, J. & Vašek, M. (2008). Overestimation of percid fishes (Percidae) in gillnet sampling. Fisheries Research 91, 79-87.

Prchalová M.,  Kubečka J., Vašek M., Peterka J., Seďa J., Jůza T., Říha M., Jarolím O., Tušer M., Kratochvíl M., Čech M., Draštík V., Frouzová J. & Hohausová E. (2008). Distribution patterns of fishes in a canyon-shaped reservoir. Journal of Fish Biology 73, 54-78.

Prchalová M., Kubečka J., Říha M., Mrkvička T., Vašek M., Jůza T., Kratochvíl M., Peterka J., Draštík V., Křížek J. (2009) Size selectivity of standardized multimesh gillnets in sampling coarse European species. Fisheries Research 96, 51-57.

Prchalová, M., Kubečka, J., Čech, M., Frouzová, J., Draštík, V., Hohausová, E., Jůza, T., Kratochvíl, M., Matěna, J., Peterka, J., Říha, M., Tušer, M., Vašek, M. (2009) The effect of depth, distance from dam and habitat on spatial distribution of fish in an artificial reservoir. Ecology of Freshwater Fish, 18, 247-260.

Prchalová M., Wesley J. W., Munoz-Hincapié M., Jůza T., Říha M., Peterka J., Kubečka J. (2012) Comparison of gillnets versus fixed-frame trawl for sampling threadfin shad in tropical reservoirs. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society. 141, 1151–1160.

Prchalová M., Kubečka J., Říha M., Čech M., Jůza T., Ketelaars H.A.M., Kratochvíl M., Mrkvička T., Peterka J., Vašek M., Wagenvoort A.J. (2013) Eel attacks—A new tool for assessing European eel (Anguilla anguilla) abundance and distribution patterns with gillnet sampling. Limnologica 43, 194-202.

Rakowitz G., Tušer M., Říha M., Jůza T., Balk H., Kubečka J. (2012). Use of high-frequency imaging sonar (DIDSON) to observe fish behaviour towards a surface trawl. Fisheries Research 123-124: 37-48.

Šmejkal M., Prchalová M., Čech M., Vašek M., Říha M., Jůza T., Blabolil P., Kubečka J. (in press) Associations of fish with various types of littoral habitats in reservoirs. Ecology of Freshwater Fish.

Vašek, M, Jůza, T., Čech, M., Kratochvíl, M., Prchalová, M., Frouzová, J., Říha, M., Tušer, M., Seďa, J.,Kubečka, J. (2011) The occurrence of non-native tubenose goby Proterorhinus semilunaris in the pelagic 0+ year fish assemblage of a central European reservoir. Journal of Fish Biology, 78, 953-961.   DOI: 10.1111/j.1095-8649.2011.02901.x  
Vašek M., Prchalová M., Peterka J., Ketelaars H.A.M., Wagenvoort A.J., Čech M., Draštík V., Říha M., Jůza T., Kratochvíl M., Mrkvička T., Blabolil P., Boukal D.S., Duras J., Kubečka J., 2013: The utility of predatory fish in biomanipulation of deep reservoirs. Ecological Engineering 52: 104-111.

 

Other publications – selected papers only (in Czech)

Říha M., Blabolil P.,Čech M., Draštík V.,Frouzová J., Jůza T.,Kratochvíl M., Muška M., Peterka J., Prchalová M., Tušer M., Vašek M, Kubečka J. (2013) Chování a role ryb v evropských nádržích a jezerech. Živa 6, 294-297.

Blabolil P., Říha M, Peterka J., Prchalová M., Vašek M., Jůza T., Čech M., Draštík V., Kratochvíl M., Muška M., Tušer M., Frouzová J., Ricard D., Mrkvička T., Sajdlová Z., Vejřík L., Šmejkal M., Borovec J., Matěna J., Boukal D., Kubečka J. 2013. Co říkají ryby o kvalitě vodních ekosystémů. (What do the fish say about the quality of aquatic ecosystems.) In: Kosour D., (ed). Vodní nádrže 2013, 25-26.9. 2013, Brno, Povodí Moravy s.p.: 51-56.

Borovec J., Hejzlar J., Znachor P., Čtvrtlíková M.,  Blabolil P., Říha M., Matěna J., Kubečka J. 2013
Metodika pro hodnocení ekologického potenciálu silně ovlivněných a umělých vodních útvarů – kategorie jezero – návrh. Methodology for assessing Ecological potential of heavily modified and artificial water bodies) In: Kosour D., (ed). Vodní nádrže 2013, 25-26.9. 2013, Brno, Povodí Moravy s.p.: 33-38.