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

North Carolina Staff Member


Jesse R Fischer

Email: jrfische@ncsu.edu

Research Publications Publication Date
Kwak, T.J., A.C. Engman, J.R. Fischer, and C.G. Lilyestrom. 2016. Drivers of Caribbean freshwater ecosystems and fisheries. Pages 219-232 in W.W. Taylor, D.M. Bartley, C.I. Goddard, N.J. Leonard, and R. Welcomme, editors. Freshwater, fish and the future: proceedings of the global cross-sectoral conference. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, Rome; Michigan State University, East Lansing; and American Fisheries Society, Bethesda, Maryland. June 2016
Ivasauskas, T.J., W.N. Xiong, A.C. Engman, J.R. Fischer, T.J. Kwak, and K.R. Rundle. 2017. Relationships among catch, angler satisfaction, and fish assemblage characteristics of an urban small impoundment fishery. Journal of the Southeastern Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies 4: 31-38. May 2017
Flowers, H.J., T.J. Kwak, J.R. Fischer, W.G. Cope, J.M. Rash, and D.A Besler. 2019. Behavior and survival of stocked trout in southern Appalachian Mountain streams. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society 148: 3-20. DOI: 10.1002/tafs.10113 January 2019
Fischer, J.R., T.J. Kwak, H.J. Flowers, W.G. Cope, J.M. Rash, and D.A. Besler. 2019. Growth, condition, and trophic relations of stocked trout in southern Appalachian Mountain streams. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society 148: 771-784. DOI: 10.1002/tafs.10170. July 2019
Engman, A.C., T.J. Kwak, and J.R. Fischer. 2017. Recruitment phenology and pelagic larval duration in Caribbean amphidromous fishes. Freshwater Science 36: 851-865. DOI: 10.1086/694176 November 2017
Engman, A.C., T.J. Kwak, J.R. Fischer, and C.G. Lilyestrom. 2019. Fish assemblages and fisheries resources in Puerto Rico’s riverine estuaries. Marine and Coastal Fisheries: Dynamics, Management, and Ecosystem Science 11:189-201. DOI: 10.1002/mcf2.10072 April 2019
Engman, A.C., J.R. Fischer, T.J. Kwak, and M.J. Walter. 2017. Diurnal feeding behavior of the American Eel Anguilla rostrata. Food Webs 13: 27-29. DOI: 10.1016/j.fooweb.2017.10.003 November 2017
Presentations Presentation Date
Xiong, W.N, T.J. Ivasauskas, J.R. Fischer, T.J. Kwak, J.D. Wehbie, S.T. Gardner, and K.R. Rundle. 2016. Recreational angler catch, effort, and satisfaction in an urban setting. Joint Meeting of the North Carolina and Virginia Chapters of the American Fisheries Society. March 14-17, Danville, Virginia. March 2016
Xiong, W., A.C. Engman, J.R. Fischer, A.O. Gill, C.S. Lee Pow, H.V. Daniels, T.J. Kwak, and J.A. Collazo. 2016. The diet composition of Caribbean estuarine predatory fishes. Annual Meeting of the Ecological Society of America. August 7-12, Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Poster presentation. August 2016
Wilcox, D., A.C. Engman, J.R. Fischer, A.O. Gill, C.S. Lee Pow, H.V. Daniels, T.J. Kwak, and J.A. Collazo. 2016. Diel patterns, abundance, and biomass of a goby postlarval migration in a Caribbean river. Annual Meeting of the Ecological Society of America. August 7-12, Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Poster presentation. August 2016
Wells, T., M. Gyovai, E. Diaz, J.R. Fischer, A.C. Engman, A.O. Gill, C.S. Lee Pow, H.V. Daniels, T.J. Kwak, and J.A. Collazo. 2016. Estimation of harvest for a Caribbean artisanal postlarvae goby fishery. Annual Meeting of the Ecological Society of America. August 7-12, Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Poster presentation. August 2016
Tillery, D.S., J.R. Fischer, A.C. Engman, A.O. Gill, C.S. Lee Pow, H.V. Daniels, T.J. Kwak, and J.A. Collazo. 2015. Fish assemblages in Arecibo, Puerto Rico. Annual Meeting of the Ecological Society of America. August 9-14, Baltimore, Maryland. Poster presentation. August 2015
Myers B.J.E., T.J. Kwak, A.C. Engman, J.R. Fischer, A. Ramírez, and A.J. Lynch. 2019. Impacts of extreme weather events on growth of two Caribbean native stream fishes. Invited speaker to a symposium entitled “Climate Change Impacts on Fishery and Wildlife Management” at the Joint Annual Meeting of the American Fisheries Society and The Wildlife Society. September 29-October 3, Reno, Nevada. September 2019
LaPlante, J.J., J.R. Fischer, A.C. Engman, A.O. Gill, C.S. Lee Pow, H.V. Daniels, T.J. Kwak, and J.A. Collazo. 2015. Nearshore larval fish assemblages in a Caribbean estuary. Annual Meeting of the Ecological Society of America. August 9-14, Baltimore, Maryland. Poster presentation. August 2015
Kwak, T.J., J.R. Fischer, H.J. Flowers, W.G. Cope, J.M. Rash, and D.A. Besler. 2015. Condition, diet, and trophic relations of stocked trout in Appalachian streams. Invited speaker to a symposium entitled “Economic and Social Impacts of Stocking Cultured Fish” at the 145th Annual Meeting of the American Fisheries Society. August 15-20, Portland, Oregon. August 2015
Kwak, T.J., H.J. Flowers, J.R. Fischer, W.G. Cope, J.M. Rash, and D.A. Besler. 2016. Behavior and survival of stocked trout in southern Appalachian Mountain streams. 146th Annual Meeting of the American Fisheries Society. August 21-25, Kansas City, Missouri. August 2016
Kwak, T.J., A.C. Engman, J.R. Fischer, and C.G. Lilyestrom. 2017. Ecology and conservation of the American Eel in the Caribbean. Invited speaker to the First International Eel Science Symposium: Science into Management. June 13-15, Zoological Society of London, London England. June 2017
Kwak, T.J., A.C. Engman, J.R. Fischer, and C.G. Lilyestrom. 2015. Ecological drivers, functions, and services of Caribbean freshwater fishes. Invited speaker to a Symposium entitled “Do macro-consumers matter? Researching the effects of large-bodied biota on aquatic ecosystems” at the Annual Meeting of the Southern Division of the American Fisheries Society. January 28-February 1, Savannah, Georgia. January 2015
Keilhauer, M., J.R. Fischer, A.C. Engman, A.O. Gill, C.S. Lee Pow, H.V. Daniels, T.J. Kwak, and J.A. Collazo. 2016. Characterization of a Caribbean riverine fish assemblage: potential effects of postlarval amphidromous migration. Annual Meeting of the Ecological Society of America. August 7-12, Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Poster presentation. August 2016
Iberra, S., J.R. Fischer, A.C. Engman, A.O. Gill, C.S. Lee Pow, H.V. Daniels, T.J. Kwak, and J.A. Collazo. 2016. Shifts in the diet of Caribbean riverine predators during amphidromous fish migrations. Annual Meeting of the Ecological Society of America. August 7-12, Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Poster presentation. August 2016
Handa, S., J.R. Fischer, A.C. Engman, A.O. Gill, C.S. Lee Pow, H.V. Daniels, T.J. Kwak, and J.A. Collazo. 2015. Estimation of return migration swimming speed of the sirajo goby, a Caribbean diadromous fish. Annual Meeting of the Ecological Society of America. August 9-14, Baltimore, Maryland. Poster presentation. August 2015
Gyovai, M.N., J.R. Fischer, A.C. Engman, A.O. Gill, C.S. Lee Pow, H.V. Daniels, T.J. Kwak, and J.A. Collazo. 2015. Characterization of a Caribbean estuarine fishery by use of a creel survey. Annual Meeting of the Ecological Society of America. August 9-14, Baltimore, Maryland. Poster presentation. August 2015
Grieshaber, C.A., T.N. Penland, T.J. Kwak, W.G. Cope, R.J. Heise, F.W. Sessions, J.R. Fischer, J.M. Law, and D. Shea. 2017. Intersex, contaminants, and fish in a regulated, southeastern river. Annual Meeting of the North Carolina Chapter of the American Fisheries Society. February 15-16, New Bern, North Carolina. February 2017
Grieshaber, C.A., T.N. Penland, T.J. Kwak, W.G. Cope, R.J. Heise, F.W. Sessions, J.R. Fischer, J.M. Law, and D. Shea. 2016. Relation of intersex and fish health to contaminants in riverine fishes. 146th Annual Meeting of the American Fisheries Society. August 21-25, Kansas City, Missouri. August 2016
Grieshaber, C., T. Penland, T. Kwak, G. Cope, R. Heise, F. Sessions, J. Fischer, J. Leonard, C. Lee Pow, J. Archambault, F. Weber, D. Shea, M. Law, J. Rice, S. Kullman, and D. Aday. 2015. Water quality and intersex fish in the Yadkin-Pee Dee River. Annual Meeting of the North Carolina Chapter of the American Fisheries Society. February 24-25, Carolina Beach, North Carolina. February 2015
Gardner, S.T., J.R. Fischer, T.J. Kwak, and R.W Laney. 2017. Towards standardization of age and growth methods and terminology for American Eel: a review and comparison of historical and contemporary approaches. 147th Annual Meeting of the American Fisheries Society. August 20-24, Tampa, Florida. Poster presentation. August 2017
Flowers, H.J., T.J. Kwak, J.R. Fischer, W.G. Cope, J.M. Rash, and D.A. Besler. 2016. Behavior and survival of stocked trout in southern Appalachian Mountain streams. Joint Meeting of the North Carolina and Virginia Chapters of the American Fisheries Society. March 14-17, Danville, Virginia. March 2016
Fischer, J.R., T.J. Kwak, and A.C. Engman. 2016. Growth, pelagic larval duration, and exploitation of Caribbean amphidromous gobies. 146th Annual Meeting of the American Fisheries Society. August 21-25, Kansas City, Missouri. August 2016
Fischer, J.R., T.J. Kwak, H.J. Flowers, W.G. Cope, J.M. Rash, and D.A. Besler. 2016. Condition, diet, and trophic relations of stocked trout in southern Appalachian Mountain streams. Joint Meeting of the North Carolina and Virginia Chapters of the American Fisheries Society. March 14-17, Danville, Virginia. March 2016
Fischer, J.R., T.J. Kwak, C. Hintz, and R.W. Laney. 2017. Ecology of American Eel in the Roanoke River above and below a hydroelectric dam. 147th Annual Meeting of the American Fisheries Society. August 20-24, Tampa, Florida. August 2017
Fischer, J.R., T.J. Kwak, A.C. Engman, and C.G. Lilyestrom. 2018. Validation and precision of otoliths and dorsal-fin spines for age estimation of Caribbean amphidromous fishes. Annual Meeting of the Southern Division of the American Fisheries Society. March 8-11, San Juan, Puerto Rico. March 2018
Fischer, J.R., T.J. Kwak, A.C. Engman, C.A. Grieshaber, and W.E. Smith. 2015. Determination of pelagic larval duration and growth of Caribbean amphidromous fishes. Annual Meeting of the Southern Division of the American Fisheries Society. January 28-February 1, Savannah, Georgia. January 2015
Fischer, J.R, T.J. Kwak, H.J. Flowers, W.G. Cope, J.M. Rash, and D.A. Besler. 2015. Condition, diet, and trophic relations of stocked trout in North Carolina streams. Annual Meeting of the North Carolina Chapter of the American Fisheries Society. February 24-25, Carolina Beach, North Carolina. February 2015
Engman, A.C., T.J. Kwak, and J.R. Fischer. 2017. Una jartera bajo la luz de la luna menguante: the trophic function of postlarval amphidromous goby recruitment. Annual Meeting of the Puerto Rico Chapter of the American Fisheries Society. March 1, Salinas, Puerto Rico. March 2017
Engman, A.C., T.J. Kwak, and J.R. Fischer. 2016. Temporal and spatial patterns of recruitment in Caribbean amphidromous fishes. Annual Meeting of the Puerto Rico Chapter of the American Fisheries Society. January 8, Cerillos, Puerto Rico. January 2016
Engman, A.C., T.J. Kwak, J.R. Fischer, and W.G. Cope. 2016. A half-moonlight feast: trophic function of postlarval amphidromous goby recruitment in Caribbean freshwater-marine ecotones. 146th Annual Meeting of the American Fisheries Society. August 21-25, Kansas City, Missouri. August 2016
Engman, A.C., T.J. Kwak, J.R. Fischer, and C.G. Lilyestrom. 2018. Fish assemblages and fisheries resources in Puerto Rico’s riverine estuaries. Invited speaker to a symposium entitled “Restoring Water Flows – Riparian Connectivity in Action for Fisheries Conservation” at the Annual Meeting of the Southern Division of the American Fisheries Society. March 8-11, San Juan, Puerto Rico. March 2018
Engman, A.C., T.J. Kwak, J.R. Fischer, C.G. Lilyestrom, D.J. Padilla Rivera, A.S. Maurer, R.J. Benítez Joubert, and C.A. Greishaber. 2015. Life history and ecological research to inform the management of Puerto Rico riverine fisheries. Estudios del ciclo de vida y ecologicos con el fin de informar al manejo de las pesquerías ribereñas de Puerto Rico. Invited speaker to the Annual Meeting of the Puerto Rico Chapter of the American Fisheries Society. January 17, Cerillos, Puerto Rico. January 2015
Engman, A.C., T.J. Ivasauskas, W.N. Xiong, J.R. Fischer, T.J. Kwak, and K.R. Rundle. 2018. Satisfaction lies in the effort, not the attainment: sport fish resources and angler use and experience in an urban small impoundment fishery. Invited speaker to a symposium entitled “Urban Fisheries” at the Annual Meeting of the Southern Division of the American Fisheries Society. January 24-27, Galveston, Texas. January 2019
Engman, A.C. T.J. Kwak, J.R. Fischer, and W.G. Cope. 2017. The ecological role of amphidromous fish recruitment in Caribbean freshwater–marine ecotones. Annual Meeting of the Society for Freshwater Science. June 4-9, Raleigh, North Carolina. June 2017
Alia, E.W., J.R. Fischer, A.C. Engman, A.O. Gill, C.S. Lee Pow, H.V. Daniels, T.J. Kwak, and J.A. Collazo. 2015. Characterization of the salinity profile of the Arecibo River estuary, a Caribbean island ecosystem. Annual Meeting of the Ecological Society of America. August 9-14, Baltimore, Maryland. Poster presentation. August 2015