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Dr. Jim Long

Research Publications

  • Starks, T.A. and J.M. Long. 2017. Trophic responses of age-0 fishes in created habitats of the lower Missouri River. American Midland Naturalist 178:112-122.
  • Snow, RA, JM Long, and BD Frenette. 2017. Validation of daily increments periodicity in otoliths ofSpotted Gar. Journal of the Southeast Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies 4:60-65. Abstract | 
  • Snow, R.A. and J.M. Long. 2017. Otolith marking of juvenile Shortnose Gar by immersion in oxytetracycline. North American Journal of Fisheries Management 37:724-728.
  • Long, J.M., D.R. Stewart, J. Shiflet, D. Balsman, and D.E. Shoup. 2017. Bait type influences catch and bycatch in tandem hoop nets set in reservoirs. Fisheries Research 186:102-108. doi:10.1016/j.fishres.2016.08.014 Abstract |  Publisher Website | 
  • Snow, R.A., J.M. Long, and C.P. Patterson. 2016. A comparison of lead lengths for mini-fyke nets to sample age-0 gar species in Lake Texoma. Proceedings of the Oklahoma Academy of Science 96:28-35.
  • Stewart, DR, JM Long, and DE Shoup. 2016. Simulation Modeling to Explore the Effects of
    Length-Based Harvest Regulations for Ictalurus
    Fisheries. North American Journal of Fisheries Management 36:1190-1204. DOI:
    10.1080/02755947.2016.1204391
    Abstract |  Publisher Website | 
  • Long, J.M., T.A. Starks, T. Farling, and R. Bastarache. 2016. Assessing the potential for Rainbow Trout reproduction in tributaries of the Mountain Fork River below Broken Bow Dam, southeastern Oklahoma. e-Research Paper SRS-58, U.S. Department of Agriculture Forest Service, Southern Research Station. 15 p. Abstract |  Publisher Website | 
  • Taylor, A., J.M. Long, M.R. Schwemm, M.D. Tringali, and S.K. Brewer. 2016. Identification of Neosho Smallmouth Bass (Micropterus dolomieu velox)
    Stocks for Possible Introduction into Grand Lake, Oklahoma. Final Report to Environmental Department,
    The Peoria Tribe of Indians of Oklahoma. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Cooperator Science Series 121-2016.
    Publisher Website | 
  • Gatlin, MR, JM Long, and DJ Turton. 2015. Observational changes to the natural flow regime in Lee Creek in relation to altered precipitation patterns and its implications for fishes. Proceedings of the Oklahoma Academy of Science 95:135-146.
  • Snow, RA and JM Long. 2015. Estimating spawning times of Alligator Gar (Atractosteus spatula) in Lake Texoma, Oklahoma. Proceedings of the Oklahoma Academy of Science 95:46-53.
  • Long, J.M. and R.T. Melstron. 2016. Measuring the relationship between sportfishing trip expenditures and anglers' species preferences. North American Journal of Fisheries Management 36:731-737. DOI: 10.1080/02755947.2016.1167142
  • Stewart, D.R. and J.M. Long. 2016. Using hierarchical Bayesian multi-species mixture models to estimate tandem hoop-net based habitat associations and detection probabilities of fishes in reservoirs. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society 145:450-461. DOI: 10.1080/00028487.2016.1143395 Abstract | 
  • Long, JM and RA Snow. 2016. Ontogenetic development of otoliths in a living fossil fish species, the Alligator Gar (Atractosteus spatula). Transactions of the American Fisheries Society. 145: 537-544. DOI:10.1080/00028487.2015.1135189 Abstract | 
  • Snow, R.A. and J.M. Long. 2016. Effects of a Growth Check on Daily Age Estimates of Age-0 Alligator Gar. Journal of the Southeastern Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies 3:6-10.
  • Starks, T.A., M.L. Miller, and J.M. Long. 2016. Early Life History of Three Pelagic-Spawning Minnows (Macrhybopsis Spp.) in
    the Lower Missouri River. Journal of Fish Biology 88:1335-1349. doi:10.1111/jfb.12892
  • Gosch, N.J.C., M.L. Miller, T.R. Gemeinhardt, T.A. Starks, A.P. Civiello, J.M. Long, and J.L. Bonneau. 2016. Prey consumption and preference of age-0 sturgeon in the lower Missouri River. River Research and Applications 32:1819-1823. DOI: 10.1002/rra.3003USERDEF_rfCreateCorres>
  • Dale, J, C.B. Zou, W.J. Andrews, J.M. Long, Y. Liang, and L. Qiao. 2015. Climate, water use, and land surface transformation in an irrigation intensive watershed - streamflow responses from 1950 through 2010. Agricultural Water Management 160:144-152.
  • Stewart, D.R. and J.M. Long. 2015. Growth and contribution of stocked channel catfish, Ictalurus punctatus (Rafinesque 1818); the importance of measuring post-stocking performance. Journal of Applied Ichthyology 31:695-703. doi:10.1111/jai.12797. Abstract | 
  • Stewart, D.R. and J.M. Long. 2016. Using an experimental manipulation to determine the effectiveness of a stock enhancement program. Journal of Freshwater Ecology 31:37-52. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/02705060.2015.1021715 Abstract | 
  • Birdsong, T.W. and 19 co-authors. 2015. Native Black Bass Initiative: Implementing Watershed-Scale Approaches to Conservation of Endemic Black Bass and Other Native Fishes in the Southern United States. Pages 363-378 in Tringali, M.D., J.M. Long, T.W. Birdsong, and M.S. Allen, editors. Black bass diversity: multidisciplinary science for conservation. American Fisheries Society, Symposium 82, Bethesda, Maryland. Abstract | 
  • Brewer, S.K. and J.M. Long. 2015. Biology and ecology of genetically distinct Neosho and Ouachita smallmouth bass. Pages 281-296 in Tringali, M.D., J.M. Long, T.W. Birdsong, and M.S. Allen, editors. Black bass diversity: multidisciplinary science for conservation. American Fisheries Society, Symposium 82, Bethesda, Maryland. Abstract | 
  • Dakin, E.E., B.A. Porter, B.J. Freeman, and J.M. Long. 2015. Hybridization threatens Shoal Bass populations in the upper Chattahoochee River basin. Pages 491-502 in Tringali, M.D., J.M. Long, T.W. Birdsong, and M.S. Allen, editors. Black bass diversity: multidisciplinary science for conservation. American Fisheries Society, Symposium 82, Bethesda, Maryland. Abstract | 
  • Long, J.M., M.S. Allen, W.F. Porak, and C.D. Suski. 2015. An historical perspective of black bass management in the United States. Pages 99-122 in Tringali, M.D., J.M. Long, T.W. Birdsong, and M.S. Allen, editors. Black bass diversity: multidisciplinary science for conservation. American Fisheries Society, Symposium 82, Bethesda, Maryland.
  • Porta, M.J. and J.M. Long. 2015. Evaluation of a five-year shoal bass conservation-stocking program in the upper Chattahoochee River, Georgia. Pages 169-180 in Tringali, M.D., J.M. Long, T.W. Birdsong, and M.S. Allen, editors. Black bass diversity: multidisciplinary science for conservation. American Fisheries Society, Symposium 82, Bethesda, Maryland. Abstract | 
  • Long, J.M., B.L. Barthel, W.F. Porak, M.S. Allen, T.W. Birdsong, J.E. Slaughter, and M.D. Tringali. 2015. Black bass diversity: bringing rare species into conservation focus. Pages xi-xiv in Tringali, M.D., J.M. Long, T.W. Birdsong, and M.S. Allen, editors. Black bass diversity: multidisciplinary science for conservation. American Fisheries Society, Symposium 82, Bethesda, Maryland.
  • Tringali, M.D., J.M. Long, T.W. Birdsong, and M.S. Allen, editors. 2015. Black bass diversity: multidisciplinary science for conservation. American Fisheries Society, Symposium 82, Bethesda, Maryland.
  • Starks, T.A., J.M. Long, and A.R. Dzialowski. 2016. Community structure of age-0 fishes in paired mainstem and created shallow-water habitats in the lower Missouri River. River Research and Applications 32:753-762. doi:10.1002/rra.2891
  • Long, J.M., Y. Liang, D..E Shoup, A..R Dzialwoski, and J.R. Bidwell. 2014. GIS-based rapid-assessment of bighead carp Hypophthalmichthys nobilis (Richardson, 1845) suitability in reservoirs. Management of Biological Invasions 5:363-370.
  • Stewart, DR, JM Long, and DE Shoup. 2015. Spatial structuring within a reservoir fish population: implications for management. Marine and Freshwater Research 66:202-212. Abstract | 
  • Cartabiano, E.C., D.R. Stewart, and J.M. Long. 2015. Effect of bait and gear type on turtle bycatch and Channel Catfish population parameter estimates in a reservoir. Journal of Freshwater Ecology 30:407-415. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/02705060.2014.966165 Abstract | 
  • Powers, J., S.K. Brewer, J.M. Long, and T. Campbell.2014. Evaluating the use of side-scan sonar for detecting freshwater mussel beds in turbid river environments. Hydrobiologia 743:127-137. DOI 10.1007/s10750-014-2017-z
  • Long, J.M. 2014. Spotted bass. Pages 383-384 in Kansas Fishes Committee, editor. Kansas Fishes, University Press of Kansas, Lawrence. 496 pg.
  • Long, J.M. 2013. Book review: Conservation, ecology, and management of catfish: the second international symposium. Fisheries 38:462.
  • Long, J.M. 2011. Assessment of tailwater fishery conditions in Oklahoma. Proceedings of the Southeastern Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies 65:119-124. Abstract | 
  • Long, J.M. and J.J. Schaffler. 2013. Documenting utility of paddlefish otoliths for quantification of metals using inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometry. Rapid Communications in Mass Spectrometry 27: 2188-2194. DOI: 10.1002/rcm.6681.
  • Long, J.M., R.G. Hyler, and W.L. Fisher. 2012. Response by anglers to a differential harvest regulation on three black bass species at Skiatook Lake, Oklahoma. Proceedings of the Oklahoma Academy of Science 92:9-20. Abstract | 
  • Gatlin, M.R., D.E. Shoup, and J.M. Long. 2012. Invasive zebra mussels (Driessena polymorpha) and Asian clams (Corbicula fluminea) survive gut passage of migratory fish species: implications for dispersal. Biological Invasions. DOI 10.1007/s10530-012-0372-0.
  • Stewart, D.R. and J.M. Long. 2012. Precision of channel catfish catch estimates using hoop nets in larger Oklahoma reservoirs. North American Journal of Fisheries Management 32:1108-1112. Abstract | 
  • Long, J.M. and A. Nealis. 2011. Age estimation of a large bighead carp from Grand Lake, Oklahoma. Proceedings of the Oklahoma Academy of Science 91, 15-18. Abstract | 
  • Stewart, D.R. and J.M. Long. 2011. Mass-marking Channel Catfish Fingerlings by Immersion in Oxytetracycline. Proceedings of the Oklahoma Academy of Science 91, 31-36. Abstract |  Download  |  Publisher Website | 
  • Gatlin, M.R. and. J.M. Long. 2011. Persistence of longnose darter (P. nasuta) in Lee Creek, Oklahoma. Proceedings of the Oklahoma Academy of Science 91:11-14.
  • Long, J.M., N.P. Nibbelink, K.T. McAbee, and J.W. Stahli. 2012. Assessment of freshwater fish assemblages and their habitats in the National Park Service system of the southeastern United States. Fisheries 37:212-225.
  • Lee, D.N., J.B. Lack, R.A. Van Den Bussche, and J.M. Long. 2011. Importance of tributary streams for rainbow trout reproduction: insights from a small stream and a bi-genomic approach. River Research and Applications 28:1587-1593. Abstract | 
  • Long, J. M. and C. LaFleur. 2011. Estimation of daily age and timing of hatching of exotic Asian swamp eels Monopterus albus (Zuiew, 1793) in a backwater marsh of the Chattahoochee River, Georgia, USA. Journal of Applied Ichthyology 27: 1019-1022. Abstract |  Download  | 
  • Long, J. M. and D. R. Stewart. 2010. Verification of otolith identity used by fisheries scientists for aging channel catfish. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society 139:1775-1779. Abstract | 
  • Long, J.M. 2010. Inventory of fishes at a small national park in North Carolina: Guilford Courthouse National Military Park. Journal of the North Carolina Academy of Science 126: 77-83. Abstract | 
  • Long, J.M. and C. Martin. 2008. The evolution of fisheries management of the upper Chattahoochee River in response to changing water management. Pages 21-36 in M.S. Allen, S. Sammons, and M.J. Maceina, editors. Balancing fisheries management and water uses for impounded river systems. American Fisheries Society, Symposium 62, Bethesda, Maryland. Abstract | 
  • Long, J.M., J.A. Tupy, and J. Scales. 2008. Chronology of rainbow trout reproduction in a warmwater tributary of the Chattahoochee River: using an invasive species as an indicator of watershed integrity. River Research and Applications 24:1035-1044 (DOI 10.1002/rra.1119).
  • Dakin, E.E., B.A. Porter, B.J. Freeman, and J.M. Long. 2007. Genetic integrity of an isolated population of shoal bass (Micropterus cataractae) in the upper Chattahoochee River basin. National Park Service, Natural Resources Report NPS/NRWRD/NRTR—2007/366, Ft. Collins, CO. Abstract |  Publisher Website | 
  • Long, J.M., D. Lairson, C. Martin, and B. Couch. 2007. Evidence of rainbow trout spawning in small, warmwater tributaries of the Chattahoochee River. Proceedings of the 2007 Georgia Water Resources Conference, Paper 4.1.5.
  • Long, J.M. and W.L. Fisher. 2006. Analysis of environmental variation in a Great Plains reservoir using principal components analysis and geographic information systems. Lake and Reservoir Management 22:132-140. Abstract | 
  • Long, J.M., L.A. Klein, and A.C. Mauldin. 2004. Length, weight, age, and growth of young-of-year shoal bass raised in a southwest Georgia hatchery pond. Proceedings of the Annual Conference of Southeastern Fish and Wildlife Agencies. 58:40-46.
  • Long, J.M., M.G. McManus, and J.S. Bulak. 2004. Temporal and Spatial Trends In Fish Communities Inhabiting Two Freshwater Tidal Wetlands of the Cooper River, South Carolina. Proceedings of the Annual Conference of Southeastern Fish and Wildlife Agencies. 58:174-186.
  • Long, J.M. and W.L. Fisher. 2005. Distribution and abundance of black bass in Skiatook Lake, Oklahoma after introduction of smallmouth bass and a liberalized harvest regulation on spotted bass. North American Journal of Fisheries Management 25:49-56.
  • Paukert, C.P. and J.M. Long. 2004. Geographic information systems applications in reservoir fisheries. Pages 85-111 in W.L. Fisher and F.J. Rahel, editors. Geographic information systems in fisheries. American Fisheries Society, Bethesda, MD.
  • Long, J.M. and W.L. Fisher. 2001. Environmental influences on largemouth bass recruitment in a southern Great Plains reservoir. Proceedings of the Annual Conference of Southeastern Fish and Wildlife Agencies. 55:146-155
  • Long, J.M. and W.L. Fisher. 2001. Precision and bias of largemouth, smallmouth, and spotted bass ages estimated from scales, whole otoliths, and sectioned otoliths. North American Journal of Fisheries Management. 21:636-645.
  • Long, J.M. and W.L. Fisher. 2000. Differences in diet between two size classes of largemouth bass, smallmouth bass, and spotted bass in an Oklahoma reservoir. Journal of Freshwater Ecology. 15: 465-474.
  • Paukert, C.P. and J.M. Long. 1999. New maximum age of bigmouth buffalo Ictiobus cyprinellus. Proceedings of the Oklahoma Academy of Science. 79:85-86.
 

Current Staff

Federal Staff: 2

Masters Students: 8

Phd Students: 3

Post Docs: 1

University Staff: 11

5 Year Summary

Students graduated: 24

Scientific Publications: 84

Presentations: 184

 

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Unit Leader

Shannon Brewer
Dr. Shannon Brewer with a stringer of trophy bluegills.

Shannon is a research fisheries biologist and assistant unit leader of the Oklahoma Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit and an assistant professor in the Department of Natural Resources Ecology and Management at Oklahoma State University

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Oklahoma Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit Cooperators

  1. Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation
  2. Oklahoma State University
  3. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
  4. U.S. Geological Survey
  5. Wildlife Management Institute