Great Plains Fish and Wildlife Conservation Office
Mountain-Prairie Region

Publications and Research Reports

(2002 to present)

 

Peer-reviewed publications

James, D. A., K. Mosel, and S.R. Chipps. 2014. The influence of light, stream gradient, and iron on Didymosphenia geminata bloom development in the Black Hills, South Dakota. Hydrobiologia 721:117-127.  DOI: 10.1007/s10750-013-1654-y.

Bothwell, M. L., C. Kilroy, B. W. Taylor, E. T. Ellison, D. A. James, C. Gillis, K. D. Bladon, and U. Silins. 2012. Iron is not responsible for Didymosphenia geminata bloom formation in phosphorus-poor rivers. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 69: 1723–1727. [“Editor’s Choice” article]

Spindler, B. D., S. R. Chipps., R.A. Klumb, B. D. S. Graeb, and M. C. Wimberly. 2012. Habitat and prey availability attributes associated with juvenile and early adult pallid sturgeon occurrence in the Missouri River. Endangered Species Research 16:225-234. http://www.int-res.com/journals/esr/esr-home/

James, D. A., I. J. Csargo, A. Von Eschen, M.D. Thul, J. M. Baker, C. A. Hayer, J. Howell, J. Krause, A. Letvin, and S. R. Chipps. 2012.  A generalized model for estimating the energy density of invertebrates.  Freshwater Science 31:69–77.

Shuman, D. A., R. A. Klumb, R.Wilson, M. Jaeger, T. Haddix, B. Gardner, W. Doyle, P.Horner, M. Ruggles, K. Steffensen, S. Stukel, and G. A. Wanner.  2011.  Pallid sturgeon growth, condition, and size structure within the Missouri River basin.  Journal of Applied Ichthyology 27:269-281.

Rapp, T., D. A. Shuman, B. D. S. Graeb, and E. J. Peters.  2011.  Diet composition and feeding patterns of adult shovelnose sturgeon (Scaphirhynchus platorynchus) in the lower Platte River, Nebraska, USA.  Journal of Applied Ichthyology 27:351-355.

Wanner, G. A., R. A. Klumb, D. A. Shuman, K. Steffensen, S. Stukel, and N. J. Utrup.  2010.  Comparison of green and white mesh trammel nets and gill nets to assess the fish community in a large river.  North American Journal of Fisheries Management 30:12-25. PDF copy

Wanner, G. A., and R. A. Klumb.  2009.  Length-weight relationships for three Asian carp species in the Missouri River.  Journal of Freshwater Ecology 24:489-495. PDF copy

Grohs, K. L., R. A. Klumb, S. R. Chipps, and G. A. Wanner.  2009.  Ontogenetic patterns in prey use by pallid sturgeon in the Missouri River, South Dakota and Nebraska.  Journal of Applied Ichthyology 25:48-53.

Sloss, B. L., R. A. Klumb, and E. J. Heist.  2009.  Genetic conservation and paddlefish propagation.  American Fisheries Society Symposium 66:307-327. PDF copy

Wanner, G. A., R. A. Klumb, G. R. Jordan, and W. J. Stancill. 2007.  Habitat use and movements of adult pallid sturgeon in the Missouri River downstream of Fort Randall Dam, South Dakota and Nebraska.  Proceedings of the South Dakota Academy of Science 86:21-33. PDF copy

Wanner, G. A., D. A. Shuman, M. L. Brown, and D. W. Willis.  2007.  An initial assessment of sampling procedures for juvenile pallid sturgeon in the Missouri River downstream of Fort Randall Dam, South Dakota and Nebraska.  Journal of Applied Ichthyology 23:529-538.

Shuman, D. A. and E. J. Peters.  2007.  Evaluation of pulsed gastric lavage on the survival of captive shovelnose sturgeon.  Journal of Applied Ichthyology 23:521-524.

Shuman, D. A., J. E. Parham, and E. J. Peters.  2007.  Evaluation of the condition, structure, and growth of shovelnose sturgeon in the Lower Platte River, Nebraska.  Journal of Applied Ichthyology 23:484-488.

Wanner, G. A., D. A. Shuman, and D. W. Willis.  2006.  Food habits of juvenile pallid sturgeon and adult shovelnose sturgeon in the Missouri River below Fort Randall Dam, South Dakota.  Journal of Freshwater Ecology 22:81-92. PDF copy

Wanner, G. A.  2006.  Evaluation of a gastric lavage method on juvenile pallid sturgeon.  North American Journal of Fisheries Management 26:587-591. PDF copy

Shuman, D. A., D. W. Willis, and S. C. Krentz. 2006.  Application of a length-categorization system for pallid sturgeon (Scaphirhynchus albus).  Journal of Freshwater Ecology 21:71-78. PDF copy

Jordan, G. R., R. A. Klumb, G. A. Wanner, and W. J. Stancill. 2006. Post-stocking movements of hatchery- reared juvenile pallid sturgeon in the Missouri River below Fort Randall Dam, South Dakota and Nebraska.  Transactions of the American Fisheries Society 135:1499-1511. PDF copy

Roush, K. D., C. P. Paukert, and W. Stancill.  2003.  Distribution and movement of juvenile paddlefish in a mainstem Missouri River reservoir. Journal of Freshwater Ecology 18:79-88. PDF copy

Paukert, C. P., W. Stancill, T. J. DeBates, and D. W. Willis.  2003.  Predatory of effects of northern pike and largemouth bass: bioenergetic modeling and 10 years of fish community sampling.  Journal of Freshwater Ecology 18:13-24. PDF copy

Stancill, W., G. R. Jordan, and C. P. Paukert.  2002.  Seasonal migration patterns and site fidelity of adult paddlefish in Lake Francis Case, Missouri River.  North American Journal of Fisheries Management 22:815-824. PDF copy

 

Reports

Shuman, D. A., R. A. Klumb, D. A. James, and K. L. Grohs.  2013.  2012 Annual Report.  Pallid sturgeon population assessment and associated fish community monitoring for the Missouri River: Segments 5 and 6.  U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Great Plains Fish and Wildlife Conservation Office, Pierre, South Dakota.  Prepared for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers – Missouri River Recovery Program.  October 2013. PDF copy

Shuman, D. A., R. A. Klumb, D. A. James, and K. L. Grohs.  2011 Floodplain Sampling Report for the Fish Community in the Missouri River: Segments 5 & 6.  U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Great Plains Fish and Wildlife Conservation Office, Pierre, South Dakota.  Prepared for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers – Missouri River Recovery Program.  August 2013. PDF copy

James, D. A. 2013.  A survey for the aquatic invasive species New Zealand mudsnail Potamopyrgus antipodarum in the Black Hills of South Dakota.  Prepared for the Aquatic Nuisance Species Coordinator, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service – Region 6, Lakewood, Colorado.  U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Great Plains Fish and Wildlife Conservation Office, Pierre, South Dakota. PDF copy

James, D. A. 2013.  Risk Potential for the Aquatic Invasive Species Didymosphenia geminata to Bloom in Selected Streams of the Black Hills, South Dakota.  Prepared for the Aquatic Nuisance Species Coordinator, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service – Region 6, Lakewood, Colorado.  U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Great Plains Fish and Wildlife Conservation Office, Pierre, South Dakota. PDF copy

Shuman, D. A. and R. A. Klumb.  2012.  2011 annual report.  Pallid sturgeon population assessment and associated fish community monitoring for the Missouri River: Segments 5 and 6.  U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Great Plains Fish and Wildlife Conservation Office, Pierre, South Dakota.  Prepared for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers – Missouri River Recovery Program.  April 2012. PDF copy

Klumb, R. A., D. A. Shuman, D. A. James, and K. L. Grohs.  2012.  Movement Patterns of Age-1 and Age-7 Pallid Sturgeon Within the Missouri River During Record 2011 Discharges Downstream of Fort Randall Dam. Progress Report Prepared for Western Area Power Administration, Billings, Montana and the Upper Basin Pallid Sturgeon Workgroup U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Great Plains Fish and Wildlife Conservation Office, Pierre, South Dakota. PDF copy

Shuman, D. A., R. A. Klumb, G. A. Wanner, and K. L. Grohs.  2011.  2010 annual report.  Pallid sturgeon population assessment and associated fish community monitoring for the Missouri River: Segments 5 and 6.  Prepared for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Northwest Division.  U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Pierre, South Dakota. PDF copy

Wanner, G. A., M. A. Pegg, S. Schainost, R. A. Klumb, and D. A. Shuman.  2011. River geomorphology and fish barriers affect on spatial and temporal patterns of fish assemblages in the Niobrara River, Nebraska.  U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Pierre, South Dakota. PDF copy

Wanner, G. A., K. L. Grohs, and R. A. Klumb.  2011.  Spatial and temporal patterns and the influence of abiotic factors on larval fish catches in the lower Niobrara River, Nebraska.  U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Pierre, South Dakota. PDF copy

Wanner, G. A., D. A. Shuman, K. L. Grohs, and R. A. Klumb.  2010.  Population characteristics of sturgeon and Asian carp in the Niobrara River downstream of Spencer Dam, Nebraska in 2008 and 2009.  Prepared for Nebraska Public Power District - Columbus, Nebraska.    U. S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Pierre, South Dakota. PDF copy

Grohs, K. L., and R. A. Klumb.  2010.  Asian clam sampling on five South Dakota reservations.  U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Pierre, South Dakota. PDF copy

Grohs, K. L., D. A. Shuman, and R. A. Klumb.  2010.  Asian clam sampling on the Missouri River downstream of the Big Bend Dam in Lake Francis Case, South Dakota.  U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Pierre, South Dakota. PDF copy

Shuman, D.A., R. A. Klumb, K. L. Grohs, and G. A. Wanner.  2010.  2009 annual report.  Pallid sturgeon population assessment and associated fish community monitoring for the Missouri River: Segments 5 and 6.  Prepared for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Northwest Division.  U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Pierre, South Dakota.PDF copy

Wanner, G. A., M. P. Nenneman, M. Lindvall, and M. A. Kaemingk.  2009.  Common carp abundance, biomass, and removal from Dewey and Clear lakes on the Valentine National Wildlife Refuge: Does trapping and removing carp payoff?  U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Pierre, South Dakota. PDF copy

Wanner, G. A., and R. A. Klumb.  2009.  Asian carp in the Missouri River: Analysis from multiple Missouri River habitat and fisheries programs.  Prepared for the Aquatic Nuisance Species Coordinator, U. S. Fish and Wildlife Service - Region 6, Lakewood, Colorado.  U. S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Pierre, South Dakota. PDF copy

Wanner, G. A., M. A. Pegg, D. A. Shuman, and R. A. Klumb.  2009.  Niobrara River fish community downstream of Spencer Dam, Nebraska.  2008 Progress Report.  U. S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Pierre, South Dakota. PDF copy

Shuman, D. A., R. A. Klumb, and G. A. Wanner.  2009.  Pallid sturgeon population assessment project and associated fish community monintoring for the Missouri River: segments 5 and 6.  2008 Annual Report.  Prepared for the U. S. Army Corps of Engineers-Northwest Division. U. S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Pierre, South Dakota. PDF copy

Shuman, D. A., G. A. Wanner, R. A. Klumb, and W. J. Stancill.  2008.  Pallid sturgeon population assessment project and associated fish community monintoring for the Missouri River: segments 5 and 6.  2007 Annual Report.  Prepared for the U. S. Army Corps of Engineers-Northwest Division. U. S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Pierre, South Dakota. PDF copy

Klumb, R. A.  2007.  Shallow water fish communities in the Missouri River downstream of Fort Randall Gavins Point dams in 2003 and 2004 with emphasis on Asian carps.  Prepared for the Aquatic Nuisance Species Coordinator, USFWS, Region 6, Lakewood, Colorado.  U. S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Pierre, South Dakota. PDF copy

Berg, K., and R. Klumb.  2007.  Macroinvertebrate sampling in the Missouri River below Fort Randall and Gavins Point dams during 2005 and 2006.  U. S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Pierre, South Dakota. PDF copy

Shuman, D. A., G. A. Wanner, R. A. Klumb, and W. J. Stancill.  2007.  Pallid sturgeon population assessment project and associated fish community monintoring for the Missouri River: segments 5 and 6.  2006 Annual Report.  Prepared for the U. S. Army Corps of Engineers-Northwest Division. U. S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Pierre, South Dakota. PDF copy

Shuman, D. A., G. A. Wanner, and R. A. Klumb.  2006.  Pallid sturgeon population assessment and associated fish community monitoring for the Missouri River: segments 5 and 6.  2005 Annual Report.  Prepared for the U. S. Army Corps of Engineers, Kansas City and Omaha Districts. U. S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Pierre, South Dakota. PDF copy

Shuman, D. A., R. A. Klumb, and S. T. McAlpin.  2005.  Pallid sturgeon population assessment and associated fish community monitoring for the Missouri River: segments 5 and 6.  2004 Annual Report.  Prepared for the U. S. Army Corps of Engineers, Kansas City and Omaha Districts. U. S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Pierre, South Dakota. PDF copy

U. S. Fish and Wildlife Service.  2003.  An evaluation of sampling techniques and life history information on bighead carp in the Missouri River below Gavins Point Dam, South Dakota and Nebraska.  U. S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Great Plains Fish and Wildlife Management Assistance Office, Pierre, South Dakota. PDF copy

 

Last updated: November 19, 2013