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

Tennessee Staff Member


Dr. Phillip William Bettoli

Phil Bettoli at the helm

Assistant Unit Leader
Phone: (931) 372 - 3086
Email: pbettoli@tntech.edu
Personal website

Education

  • Ph D Texas A & M University 1987
  • MS Tennessee Technological University 1979
  • BS University of Maine 1977

Biography

BS, University of Maine; MS, Tennesee Tech; PhD, Texas A&M University. Currently holds the rank of Professor in the Department of Biology at Tennessee Tech and he is the Assistant Unit Leader of the USGS Tennessee Unit.

Teaching Interest

Fish and Wildlife Biometrics Reservoir Fisheries Management

Research Interest

Reservoir sport fisheries management; conservation and management of paddlefish and sturgeon; biotic integrity of regulated rivers; assessment of stocking programs; invasive Asian carp population dynamics

Research Publications Publication Date
Wilde, G. R., M. I. Muoneke, P. W. Bettoli, K. L. Nelson, and B. T. Hysmith. 2000. Bait and temperature effects on striped bass hooking mortality in freshwater. North American Journal of Fisheries Management, 20:810-815. | Download 2000-01-31
Warren, L., and P.W. Bettoli. Evidence of Natural Reproduction by Muskellunge in Middle Tennessee Rivers. Southeastern Naturalist 13(3):506-514 | Abstract | Download 2014-07-31
Vandergoot, C. S., and P. W. Bettoli. 2003. Relative contribution of stocked walleyes in Tennessee reservoirs. North American Journal of Fisheries Management 23:1037-1042. | Download 2002-05-31
Shea, C.P., P.W. Bettoli, K.Potoka, C.F. Saylor, and P.W. Shute. 2015. Use of dynamic occupancy models to assess the response of darters (Teleostei: Percidae) to varying hydrological and hydrothermal conditions in a southeastern United States tailwater. River Research and Appplications 31:676-691. | Abstract 2015-05-31
Scholten, G. D., and P. W. Bettoli. 2007. Lack of gillnet size selectivity in a commercial paddlefishery. Fisheries Research 83:355-359. | Abstract | Download 2007-01-31
Scholten, G. D., and P. W. Bettoli. 2005. Population characteristics and assessment of overfishing for an exploited paddlefish population in the lower Tennessee River. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society 134:1285-1298. | Abstract | Download 2005-11-30
Sammons, S. M., and P. W. Bettoli. 2002. Spatial and diel variation in distribution of limnetic larvae of fisheries in a Tennessee reservoir. Journal of Freshwater Ecology 17:45-53. 2002-05-31
Sammons, S. M., and P. W. Bettoli. 2000. Population dynamics of a reservoir sportfish community in response to hydrology. North American Journal of Fisheries Management, 20:791-800. | Download 2000-01-31
Sammons, S. M., P. W. Bettoli, and V. Grear. 2001. Hatching periodicity, hatching distributions, and daily growth rates of age-0 white crappies in response to hydrology and zooplankton densities in Normandy Reservoir, Tennessee. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society 130:442-449. 2001-01-31
Sammons, S. M., P. W. Bettoli, D. A. Isermann, and T. N. Churchill. 2002. Recruitment variation of crappies in response to hydrology of Tennessee reservoirs. North American Journal of Fisheries Management 22:1393-1398. | Download 2002-05-31
Sammons, S. M., D. A. Iserman, and P. W. Bettoli. 2002. Variation in population characteristics and gear selection between black and white crappies in Tennessee reservoirs: potential effects on management decisions. North American Journal of Fisheries Mangement 22:863-869. | Download 2002-05-31
Russell, D., and P.W. Bettoli. 2013. Population attributes of lake trout in Tennessee reservoirs. Southeastern Naturalist 12:217-232. | Abstract | Download 2013-03-31
Potoka, K.M., C.P. Shea, and P.W. Bettoli. Multi-species occupancy modeling as a tool for evaluating the status and distribution of darters in the Elk River, Tennessee. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society 145:1100-1121. | Abstract | Download 2016-08-31
Petersen, M.J., and P.W. Bettoli. 2013. Mortality of palmetto bass following catch-and-release angling. North American Journal of Fisheries Management 33:806-810. | Abstract | Download 2013-08-31
Miranda, L.E., and P.W. Bettoli. 2010. Large Reservoirs. Pages 545-586 in W. Hubert and M. Quist, editors. Inland Fisheries Management, second edition, American Fisheries Society, Bethesda, Maryland. | Abstract | Download 2010-10-31
Miranda, L. E., and P. W. Bettoli. 2007. Mortality. Pages 229-278 in:C. Guy and M. Brown, editors. Analysis and interpretation of freshwater fisheries statistics. American Fisheries Society, Bethesda, MD. | Abstract | Download 2007-09-30
Meerbeek, J., and P. W. Bettoli. 2005. Mass marking rainbow trout and brown trout fingerlings with oxytetracyline. Journal of Freshwater Ecology 20:555-559. 2005-01-31
Meerbeek, J. and P.W. Bettoli. 2012. Relying on fin erosion to indentify hatchery-reaered brown trout in a Tennessee tailwater. North American Journal of Fisheries Management, Volume 32:922-928. | Abstract | Download 2012-09-30
Kitterman, C.L., and P.W. Bettoli. 2011. Survival of saugers angled in the lower Tennessee River. North American Journal of Fisheries Management 31:567-573. | Abstract | Download 2011-06-30
Kerns, J.A., P.W. Bettoli, and G.D. Scholten. 2009. Mortality and movements of paddlefish released as bycatch in a commercial fishery in Kentucky Lake, Tennessee. Pages 329-343 in:C.P. Paukert and G.D. Scholten, editors. Paddlefish management, propagation, and conservation in the 21st century: building from 20 years of research and management. American Fisheries Society, Symposium 66, Bethesda, MD. | Abstract | Download 2009-10-31
Kaintz, M.A., and P.W. Bettoli. 2010. Dispersal of smallmouth bass from a simulated tournament weigh-in site. North American Journal of Fisheries Management 30:976-982. | Abstract | Download 2010-08-31
Johnson, A. B., and P. W. Bettoli. 2003. Threatened fishes of the world: Fundulus julisia William & Etnier, 1982. Environmental Biology of Fishes 68:240. 2003-05-31
Ivasauskas, T.J., and P.W. Bettoli. 2012. Dispersal, mortality, and predation on recently-stocked rainbow trout in a Tennessee reservoir. Proceedings of the Annual Conference of the Southeastern Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies 65(2011): 83-91. | Abstract | Download | Publisher Website 2012-01-31
Ivasauskas, T.I., and P.W. Bettoli. 2014. Development of a Multimetric Index for Fish Asssemblages in a Cold Tailwater in Tennessee. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society 143:495-507. | Abstract | Download 2014-01-31
Ivasauskas, T., and P.W. Bettoli. 2012. Effects of suture material and ultrasonic transmitter size on survival, growth, wound healing, and expulsion in rainbow trout. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society 141:100-106. | Abstract | Download 2012-01-31
Isermann, D. A., S. M. Sammons, P. W. Bettoli, and T. N. Churchill. 2002. Predictive evaluation of size restrictions as management strategies for Tennessee reservoir crappie fisheries. North American Journal of Fisheries Management. 22:1349-1357. 2002-05-31
Isermann, D. A., P. W. Bettoli, and S. M. Sammons. 1999. Efficacy of identifying stocked crappies in a Tennessee reservoir through oxytetracycline marking. North American Journal of Fisheries Management, 19:1122-1123. | Download 1999-11-30
Isermann, D. A., P. W. Bettoli, S. M. Sammons, and T. N. Churchill. 2002. Initial poststocking mortality, oxytetracycline marking, and year-class contribution of black-nosed crappies stocked into Tennessee reservoirs. North American Journal of Fisheries Management 22:1399-1408. | Download 2002-05-31
Hutt, C. P., and P. W. Bettoli. 2007. Preferences, specialization, and management attitudes of trout anglers fishing in Tennessee tailwaters. North American Journal of Fisheries Management, 27:1257-1267. | Abstract | Download 2007-11-30
Honeyfield, D. C., C. S. Vandergoot, P. W. Bettoli, J. P. Hinterkopf, and J. L. Zajicek. 2007. Thiamine and fatty acid content of walleye tissue from three southern U. S. reservoirs. Journal of Aquatic Animal Health 19:84-93. | Download 2007-03-31
Hoffman, K., and P. W. Bettoli. 2005. The fate of largemouth bass marked with oxytetracycline and stocked into Chickamauga Lake, Tennessee. North American Journal of Fisheries Management 25:1518-1527. | Abstract | Download 2005-11-30
Graham, C.L., P.W. Bettoli, and T. Churchill. 2015. An assessment of the stock characteristics of Tennessee River sauger populations. Journal of the Southeastern Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies 2:101-108. | Abstract 2015-04-30
Goldsworthy, C., and P. W. Bettoli. 2006. Growth, body condition, reproduction, and survival of stocked Barrens topminnows Fundulus julisia (Fundulidae). American Midland Naturalist 156:331-343. | Abstract | Download 2006-11-30
Devlin, G., and P. W. Bettoli. 2001. Seasonal fluctuation in growth and condition of trout in a southeastern tailwater. Proceedings of the Southeastern Association of Fish and Wildlife agencies 53(1999):100-109. 2001-01-31
Colvin, M.E., P.W. Bettoli, G.D. Scholten. 2013. Predicting paddlefish roe yields using an extension of the Beverton-Holt equilibrium yield-per-recruit model. North American Journal of Fisheries Management 33:940-949. | Abstract | Download 2013-10-31
Collier, W.R., P.W. Bettoli, G.D. Scholten, and T.N. Churchill. 2013. Regulation of striped bass and hybrid striped bass fisheries in the U.S. Pages 449-460 in Coutant, C., J. Bulak, and J. Rice, editors. Biology and management of inland striped bass and hybrid striped bass. Symposium 80, American Fisheries Society, Bethesda, Maryland. | Abstract 2013-04-30
Collier, W., P.W. Bettoli., and G.D. Scholten. 2012. Dispersal and Dam Passage of Sonic-tagged Juvenile Lake Sturgeon in the Upper Tennessee River. Proceedings of the Annual Conference of the Southeastern Assocaition of Fish and Wildlife Agencies 65 (2011):143-147. | Abstract | Download 2012-08-31
Cole, A., and P.W. Bettoli. 2014. The thermal ecology of subadult and adult muskellunge in a thermally-enriched reservoir. Fisheries Management and Ecology 21:410-420 | Abstract | Download 2014-10-31
Churchill, T.N., and P.W. Bettoli. 2015. Species conservation profile for spotted bass Micropterus punctulatus. Pages 35-41 in M. Allen and J. Long, editors. Black Bass Diversity: Multidisciplinary Sceince for Conservation. American Fisheries Society Symposium 82, Bethesda, Maryland. | Abstract | Download 2015-04-30
Churchill, T. N., P. W. Bettoli, D. C. Peterson, W. C. Reeves, and B. Hodges. 2002. Angler conflicts in fisheries management: a case study of the striped bass controversy at Norris Reservoir, Tennessee. Fisheries 27:10-19. 2002-05-31
Bettoli, P.W., and C. Goldsworthy. 2011. Larval fish collections using lighted traps in spring pools in the Barrens Plateau of middle Tennessee. Southeastern Naturalist 10(1):145-154. | Abstract | Download 2011-03-31
Bettoli, P.W., M. Casto-Yerty, G.D. Scholten, and E.J. Heist. 2009. Bycatch of the endangered pallid sturgeon (Scaphirhynchus albus) in a commerical fishery for shovelnose sturgeon (S. platyorynchus). Journal of Applied Ichthyology. 25:1-4. | Abstract | Download 2009-02-28
Bettoli, P.W., J.A. Kerns, and G.D. Scholten. 2009. Status of paddlefish in the United States. Pages 23-27 in: C.P. Paukert and G.D. Scholten, editors. Paddlefish management, propagation, and conservation in the 21st century: building from 20 years of research and management. American Fisheries Society, Symposium 66, Bethesda, MD. | Abstract | Download 2009-10-31
Bettoli, P.W., G.D. Scholten, and D.W. Hubbs. 2010. Anchoring submersible ultrasonic receivers in river channels with stable substrate. North American Journal of Fisheries Management 30:989-992. | Abstract | Download 2010-09-30
Bettoli, P.W. 2013. Challenges and opportunities in studying and managing striped bass and their hybrids in the 21st Century. Pages 575-589 in Coutant, C., J. Bulak, and J. Rice, editors. Biology and management of inland striped bass and hybrid striped bass. Symposium 80, American Fisheries Society, Bethesda, Maryland. | Abstract 2013-04-30
Bettoli, P. W., and L. E. Miranda. 2001. Cautionary note about estimating mean length at age with subsampled data. North American Journal of Fisheries Management 21:425-428. | Download 2001-07-31
Bettoli, P. W., and G. D. Scholten. 2006. Bycatch rates and initial mortality of paddlefish in a commerical gillnet fishery. Fisheries Research 77:343-347. | Abstract | Download 2006-03-31
Bettoli, P. W., G. D. Scholten, and W. C. Reeves. 2007. Protecting a commercially-exploited paddlefish stock from overfishing: Case History of the Research and Regulatory Process. Fisheries 32:390-397. | Abstract | Download 2007-09-30
Bettoli, P. W., C. Vandergoot, and P. Horner. 2000. Hooking mortality of saugers in the Tennessee River. North American Journal of Fisheries Management, 20:833-837. | Download 2000-01-31
Bettoli, P. W. 2005. The fundamental thermal niche of adult landlocked striped bass. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society 134:305-314. | Abstract | Download 2005-01-31
Bettinger, J. M., and P. W. Bettoli. 2004. Seasonal movement of brown trout in the Clinch River, Tennessee. North American Journal of Fisheries Management 24:1480-1485. | Abstract | Download 2004-01-31
Bettinger, J. M., and P. W. Bettoli. 2002. Fate, dispersal, and persistence of recently stocked and resident rainbow trout in a Tennessee tailwater. North American Journal of Fisheries Management 22:425-432. | Download 2003-06-30
Name Degree Program Status Completion Date
Warren, Lila Master's Completed Program 2013-07-31
Potoka, Kathryn Master's Completed Program 2013-07-31
Petersen, Matthew Master's Completed Program 2012-12-05
Mork, Matt Master's Completed Program 2011-12-10
Brooke, Chris Master's Completed Program 2013-06-13
Cole, Aaron Master's Completed Program 2011-12-15
Williams, Jeff Master's Completed Program 2003-08-08
Vandergoot, Christopher Master's Completed Program 2001-12-14
Scholten, George Master's Completed Program 2005-08-10
Russell, Drew Master's Completed Program 2010-12-10
Meerbeek, John Master's Completed Program 2005-08-10
Luisi, Mike Master's Completed Program 2001-05-10
Kitterman, Christy Master's Completed Program 2009-08-30
Kerns, Janice Master's Completed Program 2006-12-10
Kaintz, Melissa Master's Completed Program 2005-08-10
Johnson, Andrea Master's Completed Program 2004-05-01
Jamison, Nick Master's Completed Program 2007-08-10
Hutt, Cliff Master's Completed Program 2002-12-10
Holbrook, Chad Master's Completed Program 2006-08-15
Hoffman, Kevin Master's Completed Program 2003-12-10
Henegar, Jason Master's Completed Program 2007-12-15
Goldsworthy, Cory Master's Completed Program 2005-08-10
Damer, John Master's Completed Program 2008-05-15
Collier, Will Master's Completed Program 2011-07-30
Casto-Yerty, Michelle Master's Completed Program 2009-08-01
Bergthold, Casey Master's Completed Program 2008-08-15
Ridgway, Josey Master's Completed Program 2016-08-13
Harty, Cole Master's Completed Program 2017-08-01
Scholten, Grant Master's Completed Program 2014-12-30
Spaulding, Justin Master's Completed Program 2014-08-01
Presentations Presentation Date
Warren, L.E., and P.W. Bettoli. 2013. Adult Spawning Habitat and Survival, Movement, and Nursery Habitat of Stocked Juvenile Muskellunge in Middle Tennessee Streams. Spring Meeting of the Southern Division of the American Fisheries Society, Nashville, Tennessee. 2013-02-09
Warren, L., P.W. Bettoli, and A. Cole. Muskellunge in Tennessee: A Historic Overview and Recent Research. Muskellunge and Northern Pike Symposium, Annual Meeting of the American Fisheries Society, Little Rock, Arkansas. 2013-09-10
Spaulding, J., and P.W. Bettoli. 2013. Behavioral Thermoregulation of Fishes in Relation to Heated Effluent from a Power Plant on the Cumberland River, Tennessee. Spring Meeting of the Southern Division of the American Fisheries Society, Nashville, Tennessee. 2013-02-10
Spaulding, J., P.W. Bettoli, and M. Bevelhimer. 2014. Continuous telemetry of fishes near the heated effluent from a power plant on the Cumberland River, Tennessee. Spring Meeting of the Southern Division of the American Fisheries Society, Charleston, South Carolina. 2014-01-25
Spaulding, J., P.W. Bettoli, and M. Bevelhimer. 2014. Temperature selection of fishes near a power plant thermal plume. Joint Annual Meeting of the Tennessee and Mississippi Chapters of the American Fisheries Society, Pickwick Landing, Tennessee. 2014-03-19
Spaulding, J., P. Bettoli., and M. Bevelhimer. 2013. Behavioral thermoregulation of fishes in relation to heated effluent from a power plant on the Cumberland River, Tennessee. Annual Meeting of the American Fisheries Society, Little Rock, Arkansas. 2013-09-10
Shea, C.P., K. Potoka, P.W. Bettoli, C.F. Saylor, and P.W. Schute. 2013. Use of dynamic occupancy models to assess the response of darters (Teleostei: Percidae) to varying hydrological and hydrothermal conditions in the Elk River, Tennessee.Spring Meeting of the Southern Division of the American Fisheries Society, Nashville, Tennessee. 2013-02-09
Shea, C., P. Bettoli, K. Potoka, C. Saylor, and P. Shute. 2013. Development of a decision support tool for determining optimal hydropower dam operations in the Southeastern United States tailwater. Annual Meeting of the American Fisheries Society, Little Rock, Arkansas. 2013-09-10
Scholten, G.M., P.W. Bettoli, and G. Moyers. 2014. Stocking efficacy and catch-and-release mortality of Saugers in the Cumberland River, Tennessee. Joint Annual Meeting of the Tennessee and Mississippi Chapters of the American Fisheries Society, Pickwick Landing, Tennessee. 2014-03-19
Scholten, G., P.W. Bettoli, and G. Moyer. 2014. Assessing stocking efficacy of Sauger using genetic markers and evaluating their movement and mortality in the Cumberland River in Tennessee. Spring Meeting of the Southern Division of the American Fisheries Society, Charleston, South Carolina. 2014-01-25
Ridgway, J., and P.W. Bettoli. 2016. Gear efficacy and population characteristics of Bigheaded Carp on the southeastern leading edge of their North American invasion. Annual Meeting of the American Fisheries Society, Kansas City, Missouri. 2016-08-21
Potoka, C., C.P. Shea, and P.W. Bettoli. 2013. Occupancy modeling as a tool for evaluating the status and distribution of darters in the Elk River, Tennessee. Spring Meeting of the Southern Division of the American Fisheries Society, Nashville, Tennessee. 2013-02-09
M.W. Rogers, C.R. Harty, P.W. Bettoli. 2020. Investigation of Channel Catfish and Blue Catfish Population Dynamics in Three Tennessee River Reservoirs. Southern Division of American Fisheries Society Annual Meeting, Little Rock, Arkansas. 2020-02-19
Ivasuaskas, T., and P.W. Bettoli. 2013. The biotic integrity of fish assemblages in a highly altered tailwater system. Spring Meeting of the Southern Division of the American Fisheries Society, Nashville, Tennessee. 2013-02-09
Harty, C.R., and P.W. Bettoli. 2016. Assessment of Channel Catfish population dynamics and tandem hoop nets as a standard sampling method in Tennessee reservoirs. Annual Meeting of the American Fisheries Society, Kansas City, Missouri. 2016-08-21
Bevelhimer, M., J. Spaulding, P.W. Bettoli, and C. Scherelis. 2014. Not all challenges are natural: Collecting telemetry and hydroacoustics data in a heavy-traffic semi-industrial waterway. Annual Meeting of the American Fisheries Society, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada. 2014-08-19
Technical Publications Publication Date
Vandergoot, C.S., D.C. Honeyfield, and P.W. Bettoli. 2001. An investigation of reproduction and early mortality syndrome in Tennessee walleye populations. Final Report to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service 2001-12-31
Vandergoot, C.J. and P.W. Bettoli. 2001. Evaluation of current management practices and assessment of recruitment, growth and condition of walleyes in Tennessee reservoirs. Fisheries Report 01-44 to the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency, Nashville 2001-12-31
Russell, D.C., and P.W. Bettoli. 2011, Age, growth, and sampling of lake trout in two eastern Tennessee reservoirs. Fisheries Report 11-02, Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency, Nashville. 34 pages. | Download 2011-04-30
Ridgway, J.L. 2017. Sampling and population characteristics of bighead carp and silver carp in the Tennessee and Cumberland River systems. Fisheries Report 16-08, Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency, Nashville. 54 pages. | Download 2017-08-31
Meerbeek, J. and P.W. Bettoli. 2005. Survival, growth, condition, and diet of stocked brown trout in five Tennessee tailwaters. Fisheries Report 05-05, Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency, Nashville. 73p. | Download 2005-01-31
Kitterman, C.L. and P.W. Bettoli. 2009. An assessment of barotrauma and stock characteristics of Tennessee River sauger populations. Fisheries Report 09-06, Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency, Nashville. 75 pages. | Download 2009-01-31
Kaintz, M.A. and P.W. Bettoli. 2005. Black bass tournament activity and initial mortality on middle Tennessee reservoirs. Fisheries Report 05-12, Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency, Nashville. 49p. 2005-01-31
Jamison, N.D., P.W. Bettoli, and J.M Redding. 2007. Physiology and survival of tournament-caught largemouth bass. Fisheries Report 07-07, Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency, Nashville. 40p. 2007-08-31
Ivasauskas, T.J. and P.W. Bettoli. 2010. Movements and mortality of recently-stocked rainbow trout in Tennessee reservoirs. Fisheries Report 10-07, Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency, Nashville, TN. 59p. | Download 2010-09-30
Ivasauskas, T. 2014. Biotic integrity, water quality, and the recreational fishery in the Caney Fork River below Center Hill Dam, 2009-2012. Final Report to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Nashville District. 190 pp. | Download 2014-07-31
Holbrook, C. and P.W. Bettoli. 2006. Spawning habitat, length at maturity, and fecundity of brown trout in Tennessee tailwaters. Fisheries Report 06-11, Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency, Nashville. 42p. | Download 2006-10-31
Hoffman, K.J., and P.W. Bettoli. 2003. Recruitment variability, status of largemouth bass populations, and stoking efficacy in Tennessee River impoundments. Fisheries Report 03-25, Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency, Nashville. 61p. | Download 2003-12-31
Harty, C. 2017. Investigation of channel catfish and blue catfish population dynamics in three Tennessee River reservoirs. Fisheries Report 17-08, Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency, Nashville. 46 pages. | Download 2017-08-31
Goldsworthy, C. and P.W. Bettoli. 2005. The fate of stocked Barrens topminnows Fundulus julisia (Fundulidae) and status of wild populations. Final Report, Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency, Nashville. 48p. | Download 2005-01-31
Damer, J. and P.W. Bettoli. 2008. The fate of brook trout stocked in the Watauga River below Wilbur Dam. Fisheries Report 08-03, Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency, Nashville. 36p. | Download 2008-03-31
Casto-Yerty, M. and P.W. Bettoli. Range assessment and detection limitations of bridge-mounted hydroacoustic telemetry arrays in the Mississippi River. Fisheries Report 09-05, Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency, Nashville. 19 pages. | Download 2009-03-31
Bikash, S., V.S. Neary, and P.W. Bettoli. 2006. Feasiblity study of trout habitat enhancement in the Caney Fork River using bolder clusters. Fisheries Report 06-10, Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency, Nashville. 67p. 2006-09-30
Bettoli, P.W., J. Kerns, and G.D. Scholten. 2007. Delayed mortality and movements of paddlefish released as bycatch. Final Report to the Division of Scientific Authority, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Washington, DC. 36p. | Download 2007-05-31
Bettoli, P.W., C.A. Goldsworthy, and A.B. Johnson. 2004. Field assessment of the Barrens topminnow reintroduction program, 2001-2003. An interim report submitted to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency, and The Tennessee Nature Conservancy. 42p. | Download 2004-03-31
Bettoli, P.W. and G.D. Scholten. 2005. Assessment of overfishing and bycatch for an exploited paddlefish population in the lower Tennessee River. Final Report, Division of Scientific Authority, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Washington, DC. 64p. | Download 2005-01-31
Bettoli, P.W. 2005. Survey of the trout fishery in the Hiwassee River. Fisheries Report 05-11, Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency, Nashville. 20p. 2005-01-31
Bettoli, P.W. 2004. Survey of the trout fishery in the Caney Fork River: March-October, 2003. Fisheries Report 04-10, Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency, Nashville. 25p. | Download 2004-07-31
Bettoli, P.W. 2004. Creel survey and smallmouth bass population assessment in Smith Fork Creek. Fisheries Report 04-09, Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency, Nashville. 22p. 2004-03-31
Bettoli, P.W. 2002. Creel survey of the North Fork of the Holston River. Final Report to the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency, Nashville. | Download 2002-05-31
Bettoli, P.W. 2001. Creel surveys on the Duck and Elk Rivers. Final Report submitted to the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency, Nashville. 25p. 2001-12-31
Bettoli, P.W. 2010. The recreational snag fishery for paddlefish in Cherokee Lake, Tennessee. Fisheries Report 10-06, Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency, Nashville, TN. 21p. | Download 2010-09-30
Bettoli, P.W. 2007. Surveys of the trout fisheries in the Watauga River and South Fork of the Holston River, March-October 2007. Fisheries Report 07-07, Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency, Nashville. 41p. | Download 2007-07-31
Bettoli, P.W. 2006. Clinch River creel survey results: April-October 2006. Fisheries Report 06-08, Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency, Nashville. 18p. 2006-09-30
Bergthold, C. and P.W. Bettoli. 2009. Growth, diet, and sampling of rainbow trout in three Tennessee reservoirs. Fisheries Report 09-04, Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency, Nashville. 35 pages. | Download 2009-01-31