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Diets of Juvenile and Sub-adult Size Classes of Three Micropterus spp. in the Flint River, Georgia: Potential for Trophic Competition 

Sammons, Steven M. (2020-03-12)
Concerns over the recent introduction of Micropterus punctulatus (Spotted Bass) on native M. salmoides (Largemouth Bass) and M. cataractae (Shoal Bass) prompted a one-year investigation into the food habits of these three ...

Territoriality, Reproductive Behavior, and Parental Care in Gray Triggerfish, Balistes Capriscus, from the Northern Gulf of Mexico 

Simmons, Carrie M.; Szedlmayer, Stephen T. (2020-03-12)
We documented spawning behaviors in gray triggerfish, Balistes capriscus (Gmelin, 1789), in June and July 2004–2007 on artificial reefs in the northern Gulf of Mexico, including territoriality, nest building, harem ...

Condition-dependent auditory processing in the round goby (Neogobius melanostomus): links to sex, reproductive condition and female estrogen levels 

Zeyl, Jeffrey N.; Love, Oliver P.; Higgs, Dennis M. (2020-03-12)
Neural responses to sensory stimuli often differ between sexes, vary seasonally, and can be regulated by endocrine activity, but the ecological and physiological mechanisms driving such patterns are not well understood. ...

Fish Assemblages on Sand/gravel Bar Habitat in the Alabama River, Alabama 

Haley, T. Heath; Johnston, Carol E. (2020-03-12)
The Alabama River drainage is a biologically diverse system containing over 180 native fishes and at least 33 endemics. Many studies have surveyed single species of conservation concern, such as the federally endangered ...

Evolution of the Auburn University fisheries program: genius in the Kingdom of Serendip 

Shell, E. W. (Eddie Wayne) (2019-12-19)
This book is a history of the Auburn Universities Fisheries Program. It also focuses on two individuals, H. S. Swingle and E. V. Smith, faculty members in the A.P.I. College of Agriculture and the Alabama Agricultural ...

Large effects of consumer offense on ecosystem structure and function 

Chislock, Michael F.; Sarnelle, Orlando; Olsen, Brianna K.; Doster, Enrique; Wilson, Alan E.; https://orcid.org/0000-0003-1080-0354 (2019-12-19)
Study of the role of within-species adaptation in ecological dynamics has focused largely on prey adaptations that reduce consumption risk (prey defense). Few, if any, studies have examined how consumer adaptations to ...

Type III functional response in Daphnia 

Sarnelle, Orlando; Wilson, Alan E.; https://orcid.org/0000-0003-1080-0354 (2019-10-31)
The functional response of Daphnia, a common pelagic herbivore in lakes, was assessed with a combination of secondary and meta-analyses of published data and new data from an experiment conducted using very low food levels. ...

Data on morphology, hatch, survival, and deformities used for SAS modelling and final VC results table 

Myers, Jaelen N.; Butts, Ian A.E.; Dunham, Rex A.; Chatakondi, Nagaraj (2019-08-19)
The dataset includes all the combined data for larval morphology, embryonic survival, hatch success, and rate of deformities. One value is given for each trait and for each basket, in which the three replicate baskets per ...

Development of Aquaculture: An Ecosystems Perspective 

Shell, E. W. (Eddie Wayne) (2018-02-26)
Meeting the demands expected to be placed on aquaculture this decade and in the next century will be a formidable task. Providing the necessary inputs (ponds, seed, water, information, processing, marketing, etc.) will ...

Fish Farming Research 

Shell, E. W. (Eddie Wayne) (2018-02-26)
The purpose of this book is to assimilate and present some of the available information on the application of the scientific method to fish farming research. Emphasis is give to conducting research on the production of ...

An In-pond Raceway System Incorporating Removal of Fish Wastes 

Yoo; Masser; Hawcroft; TEST (2014-10-08)
An aquaculture system called ?in-pond raceway (IPR)? was studied for channel catfish (Ictalurus punctatus) production. The raceway was a rectangular-shaped box (4.9~ I.2 m x I.2 m high), built from treated lumber and ...