South Dakota Staff Member
Mr. Daniel A. James
Phone: (605) 688 - 6121
Dan James grew up in Rapid City, South Dakota. He attended the University of South Dakota where he obtained his B.S. and M.S. degrees in Biology. Dan worked as a fisheries biologist for the South Dakota Department of Game, Fish & Parks for 5 years before returning to academia to earn his Ph.D. Dan is studying the effects of a nuisance algae (Didymosphenia geminata) on brown trout ecology in the Black Hills of western South Dakota.
Fisheries research; most recently with rainbow and brown trout. Other interests include stream ecology with an emphasis on salmonids, and aquatic nuisance species on aquatic resources.
|Research Publications||Publication Date|
|James, D. A., S. H. Ranney, S. R. Chipps, and B. D. Spindler. 2010. Invertebrate composition and abundance associated with Didymosphenia geminata in a montane stream. Journal of Freshwater Ecology 25(2):235-241. | Download||2010-06-30|
|James, D. A., J. W. Wilhite, and S. R. Chipps. 2010. Influence of drought conditions on brown trout biomass and size structure in the Black Hills, South Dakota. North American Journal of Fisheries Management 30:791-798. | Download||2010-06-30|
|Influence of an Invasive Diatom Didymosphenia geminata on Food Availability and Brown Trout Energetics in Rapid Creek, South Dakota||2011-06-30|