Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Units Program: Texas
Education, Research and Technical Assistance for Managing Our Natural Resources

Texas Staff Member

Dr. Jane Rogosch

Assistant Unit Leader


  • Ph D University of Washington 2019
  • MS Kansas State University 2015
  • BS University of New Mexico 2009
Research Publications Publication Date
Trentman, M.T., Dodds, W.K., Fencl, J.S., Gerber, K., Guarneri, J., Hitchman, S.M., Peterson, Z., and Rüegg, J. 2015. Quantifying ambient nitrogen uptake and functional relationships of uptake versus concentration in streams: a comparison of stable isotope, pulse, and plateau approaches. Biogeochemistry 125(1). doi:10.1007/s10533-015-0112-5. 2015-06-30
Rogosch, J.S., and Olden, J.D. 2020. Invaders induce coordinated isotopic niche shifts in native fish species. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences. 77(8): 1348–1358. doi:10.1139/cjfas-2019-0346. 2020-04-30
Rogosch, J.S., and Olden, J.D. 2019. Dynamic contributions of intermittent and perennial streams to fish beta diversity in dryland rivers. Journal of Biogeography: jbi.13673. doi:10.1111/jbi.13673. 2019-08-31
Rogosch, J.S., Tonkin, J.D., Lytle, D.A., Merritt, D.M., Reynolds, L. V., and Olden, J.D. 2019. Increasing drought favors nonnative fishes in a dryland river: evidence from a multispecies demographic model. Ecosphere 10(4): e02681. doi:10.1002/ecs2.2681. 2019-04-30
Hitchman, S.M, M. E. Mather, J. Smith, and J. Fencl. 2018. Identifying keystone habitats with a mosaic approach can improve biodiversity conservation in disturbed ecosystems. Global Change Biology 2017;1–14. DOI: 10.1111/gcb.13846; 2017-07-31
Hitchman, S. M., M. E. Mather, J. M. Smith, J. S. Fencl. 2018. Habitat mosaics and path analysis can improve biological conservation of aquatic biodiversity in ecosystems with low-head dams. Science of the Total Environment 619–620: 221–231; 2018-04-30
Fencl, J., M. Mather, J. Smith, and S. Hitchman. 2017. The blind men and the elephant examine biodiversity at low-head dams: are we all dealing with the same dam reality? Ecosphere 8 (1): 1-17; DOI: 10.1002/ecs2.1973; 2017-11-30
Fencl, J. S., M. E. Mather, K. Costigan, and M. D, Daniels. 2015. How Big of an Effect Do Small Dams Have?; Using Geomorphological Footprints to Quantify Spatial Impact of Low-Head Dams and Identify Patterns of Across-Dam Variation PLoS ONE 10(11): e0141210. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0141210 | Abstract 2015-11-30
Burdett, A.S., Fencl, J.S., and Turner, T.F. 2015. Evaluation of freshwater invertebrate sampling methods in a shallow aridland river (Rio Grande, New Mexico). Aquatic Biology. 23(2): 139–146. Inter-Research. doi:10.3354/ab00616. 2015-01-31
Presentations Presentation Date
Rogosch, J.S., J.D. Olden, J.D. Tonkin, D.A. Lytle, D.M. Merritt, L.V. Reynolds “Hydrologic drought favors non-native fishes in a changing climate“, Desert Fishes Council. San Luis Rio Colorado, Sonora, Mexico. Nov 15-19, 2017<br><br> 2017-11-09
Rogosch, J.S. and J.D. Olden. “Trophic ecology along a gradient of invasion,” Desert Fishes Council. Death Valley, California, USA. Nov 14-18, 2018 2018-11-16
Rogosch, J.S. and J.D. Olden. “Intermittent streams make significant contributions to biodiversity in dryland rivers of the southwestern United States“, Society for Freshwater Science. Detroit, Michigan, USA. May 20-24, 2018 2018-05-24
Rogosch, J.S. and J.D. Olden. “Fish invaders induce trophic niche shifts in native species,” Society for Freshwater Science. Salt Lake City, Utah, USA. May 19-24, 2019 2019-05-23
Rogosch, J. S., Boehm, H.I.A, Ivey, K., Tingley III, R.W., Webb, E.B., Wright, K. D., and C. P. Paukert. 2021. Assessing restoration effectiveness: a review of river restoration. Texas Chapter of the American Fisheries Society, Virtual Meeting. February 2-4, 2021. 2021-02-05
Rogosch, J. S. and C. Paukert. 2020. How do we measure success of restoration to meet this centuries' biggest challenges to global inland fish and fisheries? World Fisheries Congress, Adelaide, Australia. October 16 2020. 2020-10-16
Jane S. Fenc1, Martha E. Mather, Sean M. Hitchman, Joseph M. Smith. Quantifying river fragmentation: impacts of low-head dams on geomorphology and fish biodiversity in the Neosho River, Kansas 2015-02-08
Ivey, K., K. Wright, J. Rogosch, H.I.A. Boehm, R. W. Tingley III, and C. P. Paukert. 2021. Exploring the relationship between assessment metrics and perceived success of river and stream restoration projects. Missouri Natural Resources Conference, Virtual Meeting. February 2-4, 2021 2021-02-05
Hitchman, S., M. Mather, J. Smith, J. Fencl. 2016. Viewing streams as a habitat mosaic; implications for riverscape ecology and stream conservation. Invited Symposium, American Fisheries Society, August 21-25, 2016 2016-08-21
Hitchman, S. M., M. E. Mather, J. S. Fencl, J. M. Smith. 2015. Are riffles keystone habitats in a low-gradient prairie stream?; implications for riverscape ecology and stream conservation 2015-08-16
Fencl, J.S. and J.D. Olden. “Fish life-history strategies define meta-population dynamics in a dryland stream”, Society for Freshwater Science, Sacramento, CA, May 2016 2016-05-23
Fencl, J., M. E. Mather, S. M. Hitchman, J. M. Smith. Quantifying impacts of river fragmentation: How low-head dams alter geomorphology, fish biodiversity, and habitat in the Neosho River, Kansas 2014-08-17