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

South Dakota Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit Staff Member


Dr. Charles Richard Berry

Unit Leader
Phone: (605) 688 - 6121
Email: charles_berry@sdstate.edu

Education

  • Ph D VPI&SU 1975
  • MS Fordham University 1972
  • BS Randolph-Macon College 1967

Biography

BS in Biology, Randolph Macon College; BS in Biology Fordham University; PHD at VPI, 10 years at Utah State Unit, 24 years at So. Dakota Unit. riverine fishes and habitats. Fish structure and function

Research Publications Publication Date
Wall, S. S., and C. R. Berry Jr. 2006. The importance of multiscale habitat relations and biotic associations to the conservation of an endangered fish species, the Topeka shiner. American Fisheries Society Symposium 48:305-322. August 2005
Wall, S. S., and C. R. Berry Jr. 2004. Threatened fishes of the world: Topeka shiner. Environmental Biology of Fishes 70:246. July 2004
Wall, S. S., and C. R. Berry Jr. 2004. Road culverts across streams with the endangered Topeka shiner in the James, Vermillion, and Big Sioux river basins. Proceedings of the South Dakota Academy of Science 83:125-135. July 2005
Wall, S. S., C. R. Berry Jr., C. M. Blausey, J. A. Jenks, and C. J. Kopplin. 2004. Fish-habitat modeling for GAP analysis to conserve the endangered Topeka shiner (Notropis topeka). Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 61:954-973. June 2004
Thomson, S. K. and C. R. Berry Jr. 2009. Stream fishes inhabit livestock watering ponds (dugouts) near Six Mile Creek, Brookings County, South Dakota. Proceedings of the South Dakota Academy of Science 88:127-138. December 2009
Sylvester, R. M., and C. R. Berry Jr. 2006. Comparison of white sucker age estimates from scales, pectoral fin rays, and otoliths. North American Journal of Fisheries Management. 26:24-31. September 2005
Sylvester, R. M., S. E. Freeling, S. S. Wall, and C. R. Berry Jr. 2005. New Record of the plains minnow in Canada. Canadian Field Naturalist 119:219-223. September 2005
Shearer, J. S., and C. R. Berry Jr. 2003. Fish community persistence in eastern North and South Dakota rivers. Great Plains Research 13(Spring):139-159. June 2003
Shearer, J. S., and C. R. Berry Jr. 2002. Index of biotic integrity utility for the fishery of the James River of the Dakotas. Journal of Freshwater Ecology 17:575-588. December 2002
Rasmus, R., Q. Phelps, J. Duehr, and C. Berry. 2008. Population characteristics of lotic orangespotted sunfish. Journal of Freshwater Ecology 23:459-461. September 2008
Rasmus, R. A., Q. E. Phelps, J. P. Duehr, and C. R. Berry Jr. 2008. Population characteristics of lotic orangespotted sunfish. Journal of Freshwater Ecology 23(3):459-461. September 2008
Rasmus, R. A., Q. E. Phelps, J. P. Duehr, and C. R. Berry Jr. 2005. Population characteristics of lotic orangespotted sunfish in South Dakota. Proceedings of the South Dakota Academy of Science 84:349. March 2006
Newman, R. L., C. R. Berry Jr., and W. G. Duffy. 1999. A biological assessment of four northern Black Hills streams. Proceedings of the South Dakota Academy of Science 78:185-200. November 1999
Morey, N. M., and C. R. Berry Jr. 2004. New distributional record of the northern redbelly dace in the Northern Great Plains. Prairie Naturalist 36:257-260. December 2004
Morey, N. M., and C. R. Berry Jr. 2003. Biological characteristics of the blue sucker in the James River and the Big Sioux River, South Dakota. Freshwater Ecology 18(1):33-41. March 2003
Milewski, C. L., C. R. Berry Jr., and D. J. Dieterman. 2001. Use of the index of biological integrity in eastern South Dakota rivers. The Prairie Naturalist 33(3):135-52. October 2001
Loomis, T. M., C. R. Berry Jr., and J. Erickson. 1999. The fishes of the Upper Moreau River Basin. The Prairie Naturalist 31(4):193-214. December 1999
Kral, J. G., and C. R. Berry Jr. 2006. Fishes at randomly selected sites on wadeable streams in South Dakota. Proceedings of the South Dakota Academy of Science 84:305-313. March 2006
Hoagstrom, C., S. Wall, J. Duehr, and C. Berry. 2006. River size and fish assemblages in Southwestern South Dakota. Great Plains Research 16(Fall 2006):117-126. October 2006
Hoagstrom, C., N. Gosch, A. DeWitte, C. Berry, and J. Duehr. 2009. Biodiversity, biogeography, and longitudinal fish faunal structure among perennial, warmwater streams of the Cheyenne River Drainage. Prairie Naturalist 39(3/4):117-144. June 2009
Hoagstrom, C., A. DeWitte, N. Gosh, and C. Berry. 2007. Historical fish assemblage flux in the Cheyenne River below Angostura Dam. Journal of Freshwater Ecology 22:219-230. March 2007
Hoagstrom, C. W., and C. R. Berry Jr. 2008. Morphological diversity among fishes in a Great Plains river drainage. Hydrobiologia 596:367-386. January 2008
Hoagstrom, C. W., and C. R. Berry Jr. 2006. Zoogeographic patterns and faunal change in South Dakota fishes. Western North American Naturalist 67(2):161-184. August 2006
Hoagstrom, C. W., and C. R. Berry Jr. 2006. Island biogeography of native fish faunas among Great Plains drainage basins: basin scale features influence composition. American Fisheries Society Symposium 48:221-264. October 2006
Hoagstrom, C. W., S. S. Wall, J. G. Kral, B. G. Blackwell, and C. R. Berry Jr. 2007. Zoogeographic patterns and faunal change of South Dakota fishes. Western North American Naturalist 67(2):161-184. August 2007
Hoagstrom, C. W., C-A. Hayer, and C. R. Berry. 2009. Criteria for determining native distributions of biota: the case of the northern plains killifish in the Cheyenne River Drainage, North America. Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems 19:88-95. September 2009
Hoagstrom, C. W., C-A. Hayer, J. G. Kral, S. S. Wall, and C. R. Berry Jr. 2006. Rare and declining fishes of South Dakota: a river drainage scale perspective. Proceedings of the South Dakota Academy of Science 85:171-211. April 2007
Hoagstrom, C. W., A. C. DeWitte, N. J. C. Gosch, and C. R. Berry Jr. 2006. Perennial-warmwater fish communities of the Cheyenne River drainage: a seasonal assessment. Proceedings of the South Dakota Academy of Science 85:213-245. April 2007
Hayer, C-A., S. S. Wall, and C. R. Berry Jr. 2008. Evaluation of predicted fish distribution models for rare fish species in South Dakota. North American Journal of Fisheries Management 28:1259-1269. August 2008
Hayer, C-A., B. C. Harland, and C. R. Berry Jr. 2006. Recent range extensions, name changes and status updates for selected South Dakota fishes. Proceedings of the South Dakota Academy of Science 85:247-265. April 2007
Hayer, C-A, N. L. Ahrens, and C.R. Berry Jr. 2008. Biology of flathead chub, Platygobio gracilis, in three great plains rivers. Proceedings of the South Dakota Academy of Science 87:185-196. April 2009
Harland, B. C., and C. R. Berry Jr. 2004. Fishes and habitat characteristics of the Keya Paha River, South Dakota-Nebraska. Journal of Freshwater Ecology 19:169-177. May 2004
Hampton, D. R., and C. R. Berry Jr. 1997. Fishes of the mainstem Cheyenne River in South Dakota. Proceedings of the South Dakota Academy of Science 76:11-25. November 1997
Galat, D. L., C. R. Berry Jr., W. M. Gardner, J. C. Hendrickson, G. E. Mestl, G. J. Power, C. Stone, and M. R. Winston. 2005. Spatiotemporal patterns and changes in Missouri River fishes. American Fisheries Society Symposium, American Fisheries Society, Bethesda, Maryland. 45:249-291. August 2005
Galat, D. L., C. R. Berry Jr., E. J. Peters, and R. G. White. 2009. Chapter 10 Missouri River Basin. Pages 184-209 in A. Benke and C. Cushing editors. Field Guide to the Rivers of North America. Academic Press. December 2009
Galat, D. L., C. R. Berry Jr., E. J. Peters, and R. G. White. 2005. Missouri River Basin. in A. Benke and C. Cushing, editors. Rivers of North America, Elsevier Academic Press, New York, New York. 10:427-480. June 2005
Doorenbos, R. D., C. R. Berry Jr., and G. A. Wickstrom. 1999. Ictalurids in South Dakota. American Fisheries Society Symposium 24:377-389. December 1999
Dieterman, D. J., and C. R. Berry Jr. 2000. Summer habitat associations of rare fishes in South Dakota tributaries to the Minnesota River. Proceedings of the South Dakota Academy of Science 79:103-110. April 2000
Dieterman, D. J., and C. R. Berry Jr. 1998. Fish community and water quality changes in the Big Sioux River. Prairie Naturalist 30:119-224. November 1998
Berry, C.R., D.E. Dennerline and R. Rulifson. 2013. Safety: Skills, Attitudes, Facts, and Equipment. In: Zale, A., D. Parrish and T. Sutton (eds.). Fisheries Techniques, 3rd Edition. American Fisheries Society, Bethesda, MD. January 2013
Berry, C., K. Higgins, D. Willis, and S. Chipps. 2007. South Dakota fisheries: Predictions for the next 20 years. Chapter 23, Pages 429-440 in C. Berry, K. Higgins, D. Willis, and C. Berry, editors, History of Fisheries and Fishing in south Dakota. South Dakota Department of Game, Fish and parks, Pierre. December 2007
Berry, C. R. Jr., and C. W. Hoagstrom. Bioethics in a changing world: fisheries issues. Fisheries 28(9):30-31. July 2003
Berry, C. R. Jr., and B. A. Young. 2004. Fishes of the Missouri National Recreational River, South Dakota and Nebraska. Great Plains Research 14:89-114. April 2004
Berry, C. R. Jr., K. F. Higgins, D. W. Willis, and S. R. Chipps, editors. 2007. History of fisheries and fishing in South Dakota. South Dakota Department of Game, Fish and Parks, Pierre. January 2008
Berry, C. R. Jr. 2009. 2009: The Year of Science: public understanding of science. Proceedings of the South Dakota Academy of Science 88:15-24. December 2009
Berry, C. R. Jr. 2007. Water quantity and quality: rich history and current issues. Pages 175-200 in Berry, C. R., K. F. Higgins, C. R. Berry Jr., D. W. willis, and S. R. Chipps, editors. Fish and Fishing in South Dakota. December 2007
Berry, C. R. Jr. 2007. Introduction: fish, habitat, and anglers. Pages 1-18 in C. R. Berry, K. F. Higgins, D. W. Willis, and S. R. Chipps, editors. Fish and Fishing in South Dakota. December 2007
Berry, C. R. Jr. 2003. The Missouri River ecosystem: exploring the prospects for recovery. Wetlands 23:1:208-211. March 2003
Berry, C. R. 2007. Warm-water Rivers and River Fishes in South Dakota. Pages 151-174 in C. Berry, K. Higgins, D. Willis and S. Chipps, editors. History of Fisheries and Fishing in South Dakota. South Dakota Department of Game, Fish and Parks, Pierre. December 2007
Berry, C. 2008. Fishes of the Cheyenne River: synthesis of recent research. Proceedings of the South Dakota Academy of Science 87:333 (abstract). April 2009
Arterburn, J. E., and C. R. Berry Jr. 2002. Effect of hook style, bait type and river location on trotline catches of flathead and channel catfish. North American Journal of Fisheries Management 22(2):573-578. April 2002
Arterburn, J. E., D. J. Kirby, and C. R. Berry Jr. 2002. A survey of angler attitudes and biologist opinions regarding trophy catfish and their management. Fisheries 27(5):10-21. March 2002
Technical Publications Publication Date
Wall, S. S., C. M. Blausey, J. A. Jenks, and C. R. Berry Jr. 1999. Applying Gap analysis towards the protection of an endangered species of minnows (Notropis Topeka) in South Dakota. Gap Analysis Bulletin 8:35-38. December 1999
Wall, S. S., C. J. Kopplin, B. L. Kopplin, J. A. Jenks, and C. R. Berry Jr. 2003. Expanding South Dakota aquatic gap analysis to the upper Missouri River basin. Gap Analysis Bulletin 11:40-43. September 2003
Wall, S. S. and C. R. Berry Jr. 2005. Annual Report to U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service for Activities Conducted Under Endangered Species Permit. Submitted to USFWS. December 2005
Thomson, S. K., C. R. Berry Jr., C. Niehus, and S. S. Wall. 2005. Constructed impoundments in the floodplain: a source or sink for native prairie fishes, in particular the endangered Topeka shiner (Notropis Topeka)? in G. Hoglen, editor. Managing Watersheds for Human and Natural Impacts, Proceedings of the 2005 Watershed Management Conference. July 2005
Thomson, S. K. and C. R. Berry. 2007. The influence of livestock watering ponds (dugouts) on native stream fishes, especially the endangered Topeka shiner (Notropis topeka). Final Report to USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service, Agreement No 67-7482-3-101. Available from South Dakota Coop Unit, SDSU, Box 2140B, Brookings, SD 57006. March 2007
Smith, V. J., J. A. Jenks, C. R. Berry Jr., C. J. Kopplin, and D. M. Fecske. 2002. The South Dakota Gap Analysis Project. Final Report. Disc 1, Acrobat PDF of the report; Disc 2, mammal data; Disc 3, birds and reptiles; Disc 4, other vertebrates; Disc 5, aquatic vertebrates and the aquatic gap product. May 2004
Smith, V. J., C. J. Kopplin, S. S. Wall, J. A. Jenks, and C. R. Berry Jr. 2000. The South Dakota Gap Analysis Project. South Dakota Conservation Digest (January 2000):4-6. January 2000
Paukert, C., C. Berry, and K. Pope. 2007. Topeka shiner Notropis topeka 5-year Review and Workshop. Meeting minutes and summary of a Workshop and F-Year Review, May 23-24, 2007. Available from Kansas Coop Research Unit (cpaukert@ksu.edu) April 2007
Mullican, T., C. R. Berry Jr., T. D. Fischer, S. J. Bandas, and K. F. Higgins. 2004. Field checklist of mammals, fishes, amphibians, turtles, and snakes for Oakwood Lakes State Park and nearby public lands. South Dakota State University, Brookings, South Dakota. 4 pp. June 2004
Juni, S. C. and C. R. Berry Jr. 2001. Biodiversity in the Middle Skunk Creek Wetland Mitigation Site. Seasonal Report, Spring and Fall 2000, Agreement Number 98-0387, Sioux Falls, South Dakota. September 2001
Juni, S. C. and C. R. Berry Jr. 2001. A biodiversity of compensatory mitigation wetlands in eastern South Dakota. Proceedings of the South Dakota Academy of Science 80:185-200. May 2001
Juni, S. C. and C. R. Berry Jr. 2000. Biodiversity assessment of mitigation wetlands. Annual Report to the South Dakota Department of Transportation, Project No. SD 95-08. 71 pp. January 2000
Isaak, D. J, W. A. Hubert, and C. R. Berry Jr. 2001. Conservation assessment for lake chub, mountain sucker, and finescale dace in the Black Hills National Forest of South Dakota and Wyoming. Final Report to the U. S. Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station, Boise, Idaho. November 2001
Higgins, K. F., S. R. Chipps, and C. R. Berry Jr. 2004. BioBlitz highlights. South Dakota State University, Brookings, South Dakota. 51 minutes, VHS Hi Fi Stereo. March 2004
Higgins, K. F., C. R. Berry Jr., and S. R. Chipps. 2005. South Dakota's first BioBlitz. South Dakota Conservation Digest 72(3):18-19. September 2004
Heakin, A. J., N. M. Morey, and C. R. Berry Jr. 2003. Annual progress report: environmental monitoring and assessment program activities in South Dakota. South Dakota Department of Game, Fish and Parks. 23 pp. November 2003
Heakin, A. J., J. S. Shearer, and C. R. Berry Jr. 2001. Annual report for the South Dakota EMAP wadable streams project. U. S. Geological Survey, Water Resources Division, Rapid City, South Dakota. October 2001
Heakin, A. J., J. G. Kral, and C. R. Berry Jr. 2004. Annual progress report: environmental monitoring and assessment program activities in South Dakota. South Dakota Department of Game, Fish and Parks. November 2004
Heakin, A. J. and C. R. Berry Jr. 2002. Environmental monitoring and assessment program activities in South Dakota. Annual Progress Report. U. S. Geological Survey, Rapid City, South Dakota. 26 pp. November 2002
Hayer, C. A., S. S. Wall, and C. R. Berry Jr. 2006. Evaluation of aquatic gap analysis fish distribution models, with emphasis on rare fish species in South Dakota. Final Report, State Wildlife Grant T-9, Study Number 2409. South Dakota Department Game, Fish and Parks, Pierre. May 2006
Hayer, C. A., L. J. Borgstrom, and C. R. Berry Jr. 2007. Status of selected fishes with immediate conservation need in North Dakota. 2006 Annual Report. Submitted to North Dakota Game and Fish Department, Bismarck, North Dakota. 54 pp. February 2007
Hayer, C-A, L. J. Borgstrom, and C. R. Berry Jr. 2008. Status of selected fishes with immediate conservation need in the Red River Basin, 2007 Annual Report. North Dakota Game and Fish Department, Bismarck. 36 pages plus appendices. February 2008
Freeling, S. E., C. R. Berry Jr., R. M. Sylvester, S. S. Wall, and J. A. Jenks. 2004. Surveys to evaluate fish distribution models for the upper Missouri River basin aquatic GAP Project. GAP Analysis Bulletin No. 12:4-7. December 2004
Bouchard, M., K. Higgins, D. Gardner, C. Berry, and S. Chipps. 2006. An annotated bibliography ? published articles (1861-2004) about the fish resources of South Dakota, South Dakota State University, 136 pages. December 2006
Berry, Charles. R. 2005. Badlands National Park Fishes, Park Oriented Biological Support (PBOS) Project. Progeress Report, December, 2005. December 2005
Berry, C. R. Jr., W. G. Duffy, and K. F. Higgins. 1997. Annual Report of the South Dakota Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit. South Dakota State University, Brookings, South Dakota. 26 pp. October 1997
Berry, C. R. Jr., S. R. Chipps, and K. F. Higgins. 2003. Annual Report of the South Dakota Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit: 40th Anniversary. South Dakota State University, Brookings, South Dakota. 44 pp. October 2003
Berry, C. R. Jr., S. R. Chipps, and K. F. Higgins. 2002. Annual Report of the South Dakota Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit. South Dakota State University, Brookings, South Dakota. 49 pp. October 2002
Berry, C. R. Jr., S. R. Chipps, and K. F. Higgins. 2001. Annual Report of the South Dakota Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit. South Dakota State University, Brookings, South Dakota. 36 pp. November 2001
Berry, C. R. Jr., S. R. Chipps, and K. F. Higgins. 2000. Annual Report of the South Dakota Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit. South Dakota State University, Brookings, South Dakota. 27 pp. October 2000
Berry, C. R. Jr., K. F. Higgins, and S. R. Chipps. 2004. Annual Report of the South Dakota Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit. South Dakota State University, Brookings, South Dakota. 48 pp. November 2004
Berry, C. R. Jr. and S. C. Juni. 2000. Guidelines for restoring and creating wetlands associated with highway projects in South Dakota. B734. South Dakota Cooperative Extension Service, South Dakota State University, Brookings. January 2000
Berry, C. R. Jr. and K. F. Higgins. 1999. Annual Report of the South Dakota Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit. South Dakota State University, Brookings, South Dakota. 27 pp. October 1999
Berry, C. R. Jr. and K. F. Higgins. 1998. Annual Report of the South Dakota Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit. South Dakota State University, Brookings, South Dakota. 30 pp. October 1998
Berry, C. R. Jr. and J. S. Shearer. 2002. Guest Director's Line Column. AFS and the American Institute of Biological Sciences (AIBS). Fisheries 27(5):28-29. April 2002
Berry, C. R. Jr. and B. A. Young. 2001. Introduction to the Benthic Fishes Study. Volume 1: population structure and habitat use of benthic fishes along the Missouri and Lower Yellowstone Rivers. U. S. Geological Survey, Cooperative Research Unit, South Dakota State University, Brookings, South Dakota. September 2001
Berry, C. R. Jr. 2006. Fish and wildlife connections to forests along prairie rivers. Proceedings of the 10th Annual Missouri River Natural Resource Conference, May 9-12, Sioux City, Nebraska. May 2006
Berry, C. R. Jr. 2004. Wildlife and fish come indoors. Farm and Home Research 54(3):8-9. March 2004
Berry, C. R. Jr. 2002. The American Fisheries Society: An American Institute of Biological Sciences (AIBS) member society promoting fisheries science and education since 1870. BioScience 52:758-760. May 2002
Berry, C. 2006. Fish and wildlife connections to forests along prairie rivers. Proceedings of the 10th Annual Missouri River Natural Resources Conference, River Management Society, Missoula, Montana. CD Available from River Management Society, Missoula, Montana. December 2006
Arterburn, J. E., D. J. Kirby, and C. R. Berry Jr. 2001. Biologist opinions and anglers' attitudes concerning catfish and their management in the Mississippi River basin. Final Report to Mississippi Interstate Cooperative Resource Association (MICRA), Des Moines, Iowa. 206 pp. August 2001