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

North Carolina Staff Member


Dr. Thomas J. Kwak

Tom Kwak, Unit Leader, Professor
NC Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit

Unit Leader
Phone: (919) 513 - 2696
Email: tkwak@usgs.gov
Alt. Email: tkwak@ncsu.edu
Personal website

Biography

B.S., 1981, Ecology, Ethology, and Evolution, University of Illinois M.S., 1983, Biology, University of Illinois Ph.D., 1993, Fisheries, University of Minnesota

Teaching Interest

Undergraduate and graduate courses in fisheries techniques, management, ecology, and conservation

Research Interest

Fish ecology and management, conservation ecology, production biology, and rare, imperiled, and invasive aquatic species

Research Publications Publication Date
Weaver, D.M., T.J. Kwak, and K.H. Pollock. 2014. Sampling characteristics and calibration of snorkel counts to estimate stream fish populations. North American Journal of Fisheries Management 34:1159-1166. December 2014
Weaver, D.M. and T.J. Kwak. 2013. Assessing effects of stocked trout on nongame fish assemblages in southern Appalachian Mountain streams. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society 142: 1495-1507. September 2013
Waters, D. S., T. J. Kwak, J. B. Arnott, and W. E. Pine III. 2004. Evaluation of stomach tubes and gastric lavage for sampling diets from blue catfish and flathead catfish. North American Journal of Fisheries Management 24: 258-261. February 2004
Wallace, B.C., D.M. Weaver, and T.J. Kwak. 2011. Efficiency of baited hoop nets for sampling catfish in southeastern U.S. small impoundments. Pages 581-588 in P.H. Michaletz and V.H. Travnichek, editors. Conservation, ecology, and management of catfish: the second international symposium. American Fisheries Society Symposium 77, Bethesda, Maryland. September 2011
Smith, W.E. and T.J. Kwak. 2015. Tropical insular fish assemblages are resilient to flood disturbance. Ecosphere 6: article 279. (16 journal pages + supplemental material.) DOI: 10.1890/ES15-00224.1 December 2015
Smith, W.E. and T.J. Kwak. 2014. Otolith microchemistry of tropical diadromous fishes: spatial and migratory dynamics. Journal of Fish Biology 84: 913-928. March 2014
Smith, W.E. and T.J. Kwak. 2014. A capture-recapture model of amphidromous fish dispersal. Journal of Fish Biology 84: 897-912. March 2014
Sackett, D.K., C. Lee Pow, M.J. Rubino, D.D. Aday, W.G. Cope, S. Kullman, J.A. Rice, T.J. Kwak, and M. Law. 2015. Sources of endocrine-disrupting compounds in North Carolina waterways: a geographic information systems approach. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry 34: 437-445. DOI: 10.1002/etc.2797 February 2015
Radwell A. J., and T. J. Kwak. 2005. Assessing ecological integrity of Ozark rivers to determine suitability for protective status. Environmental Management 35: 799-810. June 2005
Quinn, J.W. and T.J. Kwak. 2011. Movement and survival of brown trout and rainbow trout in an Ozark tailwater river. North American Journal of Fisheries Management 31: 299-304. April 2011
Quinn, J. W., and T. J. Kwak. 2003. Fish assemblage changes in an Ozark river after impoundment: a long-term perspective. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society 132: 110-119. January 2003
Quinn, J. W., and T. J. Kwak. 2000. Use of rehabilitated habitat by brown trout and rainbow trout in an Ozark tailwater river. North American Journal of Fisheries Management 20: 737-751. January 2000
Popp, A., W.G. Cope, M.A. McGregor, T.J. Kwak, T. Augspurger, F.J. Levine, and L. Koch. 2018. A comparison of the chemical sensitivities between in vitro and in vivo propagated juvenile freshwater mussels: implications for standard toxicity testing. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry 37: 3077-3085. DOI: 10.1002/etc.4270. November 2018
Pine, W. E., K. H. Pollock, J. E. Hightower, T. J. Kwak, and J. A. Rice. 2003. A review of tagging methods for estimating fish population size and components of mortality. Fisheries 28(10): 10-23. October 2003
Pine, W. E, III, T. J. Kwak, and J. A. Rice. 2007. Modeling management scenarios and the effects of an introduced apex predator on a coastal riverine fish community. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society 136: 105-120. January 2007
Pine, W. E, III, T. J. Kwak, D. S. Waters, and J. A. Rice. 2005. Diet selectivity of introduced flathead catfish in coastal rivers. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society 134: 901-909. July 2005
Peterson, J. T., and T. J. Kwak. 1999. Modeling the effects of land use and climate change on riverine smallmouth bass. Ecological Applications 9: 1391-1404. November 1999
Penland, T.N., W.G. Cope, T.J. Kwak, M.J. Strynar, C.A. Grieshaber, R.J. Heise, and F.W. Sessions. 2020. Trophodynamics of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances in the food web of a large Atlantic Slope river. Environmental Science and Technology 54: 6800-6811. DOI:10.1021/acs.est.9b05007 June 2020
Penland, T.N., C.A. Grieshaber, T.J. Kwak, W.G. Cope, R.J. Heise, and F.W. Sessions. 2018. Food web contaminant dynamics of a large Atlantic Slope river: implications for common and imperiled species. Science of the Total Environment 633: 1062-1077. doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2018.03.251 0048-9697 June 2018
Pender, D. R., and T. J. Kwak. 2002. Factors influencing brown trout reproductive success in Ozark tailwater rivers. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society 131:698-717. July 2002
Pandolfo, T.J., T.J. Kwak, and W.G. Cope. 2016. Microhabitat suitability and niche breadth of common and imperiled Atlantic Slope freshwater mussels. Freshwater Mollusk Biology and Conservation 19: 27-50. October 2016
Pandolfo, T.J., T.J. Kwak, and W.G. Cope. 2012. Thermal tolerances of freshwater mussels and their host fishes: species interactions in a changing climate. Walkerana: the Journal of the Freshwater Mollusk Conservation Society 15: 69-82. April 2012
Pandolfo, T.J., T.J. Kwak, W.G. Cope, R.J. Heise, R.B. Nichols, and K. Pacifici. 2017. Declining occurrence and low colonization probability in freshwater mussel assemblages: a dynamic occurrence modeling approach. Freshwater Mollusk Biology and Conservation 20: 13-19. April 2017
Pandolfo, T.J., T.J. Kwak, W.G. Cope, R.J. Heise, R.B. Nichols, and K. Pacifici. 2016. Species traits and catchment-scale habitat factors influence the occurrence of freshwater mussel populations and assemblages. Freshwater Biology 61: 1671-1684. DOI:10.1111/fwb.12807 September 2016
Neal, J.W., C.G. Lilyestrom, and T.J. Kwak. 2009. Factors influencing tropical island freshwater resources: species, status, and management implications in Puerto Rico. Fisheries 34(11): 546-554. November 2009
Myers, B.E., Lynch, A.J., Bunnell, D.B., Chu, C., Falke, J.A., Kovach, R.P., Krabbenhoft, T.J., Kwak, T.J., and C.P. Paukert. 2017. Global synthesis of the projected and documented effects of climate change on inland fishes. Reviews in Fish Biology and Fisheries 27:339–361.DOI 10.1007/s11160-017-9476-z June 2017
Mosher, S., W.G. Cope, F.X. Weber, T.J. Kwak, and D. Shea. 2012. Assessing accumulation and sublethal effects of lead in a unionid mussel. Walkerana: the Journal of the Freshwater Mollusk Conservation Society 15: 60-68. April 2012
Mosher, S, W.G. Cope, F.X. Weber, D. Shea, and T.J. Kwak. 2012. Effects of lead on Na+,K+-ATPase and hemolymph ion concentrations in the freshwater mussel Elliptio complanata. Environmental Toxicology 27: 268-276. April 2012
Midway, S.R., T.J. Kwak, and D.D. Aday. 2010. Habitat suitability of the Carolina madtom, an imperiled, endemic stream fish. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society 139: 325-338. January 2010
Midway, S.R., D.D. Aday, T.J. Kwak, and K. Gross. 2010. Cover preference of the Carolina madtom (Noturus furiosus), an imperiled, endemic southeastern stream fish. Journal of Freshwater Ecology 25: 151-154. January 2010
Lynch, A. J., and 10 coauthors. 2016. Climate change effects on North American inland fish populations, assemblages, and aquatic communities. Fisheries 346-361. DOI: 10.1080/03632415.2016.1186016 July 2016
Lee Pow, C.S.D., K. Tilahun, K. Creech, J.M. Law, W.G. Cope, T.J. Kwak, J.A. Rice, D.D. Aday, and S.W. Kullman. 2017. Windows of susceptibility and consequences of early life exposures to 17β–estradiol on medaka (Oryzias latipes) reproductive success. Environmental Science and Technology 51: 5296-5305. DOI: 10.1021/acs.est.7b01568 June 2017
Lee Pow, C., J.M. Law, T.J. Kwak, W.G. Cope, J.A. Rice, S.W. Kullman, D.D. Aday. 2017. Endocrine active contaminants in aquatic systems and intersex in common sport fishes. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry 36: 959-968. DOI: 10.1002/etc.3607 April 2017
Kwak, T.J., W.E. Smith, E.N. Buttermore, P.B. Cooney, and W.G. Cope. 2013. Fishery population and habitat assessment in Puerto Rico streams: phase 2 final report. Federal Aid in Sport Fish Restoration Project F-50 Final Report, Submitted to Marine Resources Division, Puerto Rico Department of Natural and Environmental Resources, San Juan. March 2013
Kwak, T.J., M.T. Porath, P.H. Michaletz, and V.H. Travnichek. 2011. Catfish science: status and trends in the 21st century. Pages 755-780 in P.H. Michaletz and V.H. Travnichek, editors. Conservation, ecology, and management of catfish: the second international symposium. American Fisheries Society Symposium 77, Bethesda, Maryland. September 2011
Kwak, T.J., A.C. Engman, and C.G. Lilyestrom. 2019. Ecology and conservation of the American eel in the Caribbean region. Invited manuscript in a special journal issue on Research, Management and Conservation of Anguillid Eels. Fisheries Management and Ecology 26: 42-52. DOI: 10.1111/fme.12300 February 2019
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
Kwak, T.J. and M.C. Freeman. 2010. Assessment and management of ecological integrity. Pages 353-394 in W.A. Hubert and M.C. Quist, editors. Inland fisheries management in North America, third edition. American Fisheries Society, Bethesda, Maryland. October 2010
Kwak, T.J. W.G. Cope, J.D. Bales, T.J. Newton, J.A. Daraio, T.J. Pandolfo, J.M. Archambault, A.M. Ganser, R.J. Heise, and B.N. Karns. 2013. Modeling the response of imperiled freshwater mussels to anthropogenically induced changes in water temperature, habitat, and flow in streams of the southeastern and central United States. Final Report to U.S. Geological Survey, National Climate Change and Wildlife Science Center, Reston, Virginia. August 2013
Kwak, T.J. 2020. Being led and leading in science and life: an Index of Mentor Quality. Pages 333-338 in W.W. Taylor, A.K. Carlson, A. Bennett, and C.P. Ferreri, editors. Lessons in leadership: integrating courage, vision, and innovation for the future of sustainable fisheries. American Fisheries Society, Bethesda, Maryland. November 2020
Kwak, T.J. 2012. Fisheries indicators, freshwater. Pages 130-135 in D. Fogel, S. Fredericks, L. Harrington, and I. Spellerberg, editors. Measurements, indicators, and research methods for sustainability. Encyclopedia of sustainability, volume 6. Berkshire Publishing, Great Barrington, Massachusetts. April 2012
Kwak, T. J., and J. T. Peterson. 2007. Community indices, parameters, and comparisons. Pages in 677-763 in C. S. Guy and M. L. Brown, editors. Analysis and interpretation of freshwater fisheries data. American Fisheries Society, Bethesda, Maryland. September 2007
Kwak, T. J., and F. J. Margraf. 2006. Fisheries employment in Cooperative Research Units: where agency meets academia. Pages 109-121 in D. A. Hewitt, W. E. Pine III, and A. V. Zale, editors. The American Fisheries Society guide to fisheries employment, second edition. American Fisheries Society, Bethesda, Maryland. September 2006
Kwak, T. J., W. E. Pine, III, and D. S. Waters. 2006. Age, growth, and mortality of introduced flathead catfish in Atlantic rivers and a review of other populations. North American Journal of Fisheries Management 26: 73-87. January 2006
Kwak T.j. and A. Ramirez. 2019. Caribbean fish love catastrophic hurricanes. The Conversation (https://theconversation.com/caribbean-fish-love-catastrophic-hurricanes-120801). September 2019
Krabbenhoft, T., Myers, B., Wong, J., Chu, C., Tingley, R., Falke, J., Kwak, T., Paukert, C., and A. Lynch. 2020. Fish and Climate Change (FiCli) Database: Informing management actions for responding to climate change effects in fishes. Scientific Data. 7:124. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41597-020-0465-z. April 2020
Johnson, T.K.B., C.E. LePrevost, T.J. Kwak, and W.G. Cope. 2018. Selenium, mercury, and their molar ratio in sportfish from drinking water reservoirs. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health 5(9): article 1864 (17 pages). doi:10.3390/ijerph15091864 August 2018
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
Hunt, K.M., J.C. Whitehead, D.J. Murie, and T.J. Kwak. 2008. Supply report: survey of institutions of higher learning to investigate possible shortages in the number of individuals with post-baccalaureate degrees in subjects related to fishery science. Pages 21-39 in U.S. Department of Commerce and U.S. Department of Education. The shortage in the number of individuals with post-baccalaureate degrees in subjects related to fishery science. NOAA Technical Memorandum NMFS-F/SPO-91. November 2008
Holliman, F. M., T. J. Kwak, W. G. Cope, and J. F. Levine. 2007. Exposure of unionid mussels to electric current: assessing risks associated with electrofishing. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society 136: 1593-1606. November 2007
Holliman, F. M., J. B. Reynolds, and T. J. Kwak. 2003. Electroshock-induced injury and mortality in the spotfin chub, a threatened minnow. North American Journal of Fisheries Management 23: 962-966. August 2003
Holliman, F. M., J. B. Reynolds, and T. J. Kwak. 2003. A predictive risk model for electroshock- induced mortality of the endangered Cape Fear shiner. North American Journal of Fisheries Management 23: 905-912. August 2003
Holliman, F. M., D. Davis, A. E. Bogan, T. J. Kwak, W. G. Cope, and J. F. Levine. 2008. Magnetic resonance imaging of live freshwater mussels (Unionidae). Invertebrate Biology 127: 396-402. December 2008
Hewitt, A.H., T.J. Kwak, W.G. Cope, and K.H. Pollock. 2009. Population density and instream habitat suitability of the endangered Cape Fear shiner. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society 138: 1439-1457. November 2009
Hewitt, A. H., W. G. Cope, T. J. Kwak, T. Augspurger, P. R. Lazaro, and D. Shea. 2006. Influence of water quality and associated contaminants on survival and growth of the endangered Cape Fear shiner (Notropis mekistocholas). Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry 25: 2288-2298. August 2006
Heltsley, R. M., W. G. Cope, D. Shea, R. B. Bringolf, T. J. Kwak, and E. G. Malindzak. 2005. Assessing organic contaminants in fish: comparison of a non-lethal tissue sampling technique to mobile and stationary passive sampling devices. Environmental Science and Technology 39: 7601-7608. September 2005
Heise, R.J., W.G. Cope, T.J. Kwak, and C.B. Eads. 2013. Short-term effects of small dam removal on a freshwater mussel assemblage. Walkerana: Journal of the Freshwater Mollusk Conservation Society 16: 41-52. August 2013
Hayes, D. B., J. R. Bence, T. J. Kwak, and B. E. Thompson. 2007. Abundance, biomass, and production estimation. Pages 327-374 in C. S. Guy and M. L. Brown, editors. Analysis and interpretation of freshwater fisheries data. American Fisheries Society, Bethesda, Maryland. September 2007
Gustafson, L., W. Showers, T. Kwak, J. Levine, and M. Stoskopf. 2007. Temporal and spatial variability in stable isotope compositions of a freshwater mussel: implications for biomonitoring and ecological studies. Oecologia 152: 140-150. January 2007
Gustafson, L. L., M. K. Stoskopf, W. Showers, G. Cope, C. Eads, R. Linnehan, T. J. Kwak, B. Andersen, and J. F. Levine. 2005. Reference ranges for hemolymph chemistries from Elliptio complanata of North Carolina. Diseases of Aquatic Organisms 65: 167-176. July 2005
Gustafson, L. L., M. K. Stoskopf, A. E. Bogan, W. Showers, T. J. Kwak, S. Hanlon, and J. F. Levine. 2005. Evaluation of a nonlethal technique for hemolymph collection in Elliptio complanata, a freshwater bivalve (Mollusca: Unionidae). Diseases of Aquatic Organisms 65: 159-165. July 2005
Grieshaber, C.A., W.G. Cope, T.J. Kwak, T.N. Penland, R.J. Heise, and J.M Law. 2021. Survival and contaminants in imperiled and common riverine fishes assessed with an in situ bioassay approach. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry 40: 2206-2219. DOI: 10.1002/etc.5104 August 2021
Grieshaber, C.A., T.N. Penland, T.J. Kwak, W.G. Cope, R.J. Heise, J.M. Law, D. Shea, D.D. Aday, J.A. Rice, and S.W. Kullman. 2018. Relation of contaminants to fish intersex in riverine sport fishes. Science of the Total Environment 643: 73-89. doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2018.06.071 0048-9697 June 2018
Garner, A.B., T.J. Kwak, K.L. Manuel, and D.H. Barwick. 2014. High-density grass carp stocking effects on a reservoir invasive plant and water quality. Journal of Aquatic Plant Management 51: 27-33. December 2013
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
Fisk, J.M. II, T.J. Kwak, and R.J. Heise. 2014. Modelling riverine habitat for robust redhorse: assessment for reintroduction of an imperilled species. Fisheries Management and Ecology 21: 57-67. January 2014
Fisk, J.M. II, T.J. Kwak, and R.J. Heise. 2015. Effects of regulated river flows on habitat suitability for the robust redhorse. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society 144: 792-806. DOI: 10.1080/00028487.2015.1042557 March 2015
Fisk, J.M. II, T.J. Kwak, R.J. Heise, and F.W. Sessions. 2013. Redd dewatering effects on hatching and larval survival of the robust redhorse. River Research and Applications 29: 574-581. March 2013
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
Favrot, S.D. and T.J. Kwak. 2018. Behavior and reproductive ecology of the Sicklefin Redhorse: an imperiled southern Appalachian Mountain fish. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society 147: 204-222. DOI: 10.1002/tafs.10010 March 2018
Favrot, S.D. and T.J. Kwak. 2016. Efficiency of two-way weirs and prepositioned electrofishing for sampling potamodromous fish migrations. North American Journal of Fisheries Management 36: 167-182. DOI: 10.1080/02755947.2015.1114537 January 2016
Engman, A.C., T.J. Kwak, and W.G. Cope. 2018. Do postlarval amphidromous fishes transport marine-derived nutrients and pollutants to Caribbean streams? Ecology of Freshwater Fish 27: 847-856. DOI: 10.1111/eff.12397 May 2018
Engman, A.C., T.J. Kwak, and J.R. Fischer. 2021. Big runs of little fish: first estimates of run size and exploitation in an amphidromous postlarvae fishery. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 78: 905-912. dx.doi.org/10.1139/cjfas-2020-0093 July 2021
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
Engman, A.C., G.M. Hogue, W.C. Starnes, M.E. Raley, and T.J. Kwak. 2019. Puerto Rico Sicydium goby diversity: species-specific insights on population structures and distributions. Neotropical Biodiversity 5: 22-29. DOI: 10.1080/23766808.2019.1606669 April 2019
Drew, C.A., T.J. Kwak, W.G. Cope, and T. Augspurger. 2015. Hierarchical landscape models for endemic unionid mussels: building strategic habitat conservation tools for mussel recovery in the South Atlantic Landscape Conservation Cooperative. Final Report Submitted to U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, South Atlantic Landscape Conservation Cooperative, Raleigh, North Carolina. October 2015
Drew, C.A., M. Eddy, T.J. Kwak, W.G. Cope, and T. Augspurger. 2018. Hydrologic characteristics of freshwater mussel habitat: novel insights from modeled flows. Freshwater Science 37: 343-356. DOI: 10.1086/697947 April 2018
DeRolph, C.R., S.A.C. Nelson, T.J. Kwak, and E.F. Hain. 2015. Predicting fine-scale distributions of peripheral aquatic species in headwater streams. Ecology and Evolution 5: 152-163. DOI: 10.1002/ece3.1331 January 2015
Craven, S.W., J.T. Peterson, M.C. Freeman, T.J. Kwak, and E. Irwin. 2010. Modeling the relations between flow regime components, species traits and spawning success of fishes in warmwater streams. Environmental Management. 46(2):181-194 July 2010
Cope, W.R., T.J. Kwak, T.R. Black, and K. Pacifici. 2019. Evaluation of artificial cover units as a sampling technique and habitat enhancement for madtoms in rivers. North American Journal of Fisheries Management 39: 778–787. DOI: 10.1002/nafm.10317. August 2019
Cope, W.G., F.M. Holliman, T.J. Kwak, N.C. Oakley, P.R. Lazaro, D. Shea, T. Augspurger, J.M. Law, J.P. Henne, and K.M. Ware. 2011. Assessing water quality suitability for shortnose sturgeon in the Roanoke River, North Carolina, USA with an in situ bioassay approach. Journal of Applied Ichthyology 27: 1-12. January 2011
Cooney, P.B. and T.J. Kwak. 2013. Spatial extent and dynamics of dam impacts on tropical island freshwater fish assemblages. BioScience 63: 176-190. March 2013
Cooney, P.B. and T.J. Kwak. 2010. Development of standard weight equations for Caribbean and Gulf of Mexico amphidromous fishes. North American Journal of Fisheries Management 30: 1203-1209. October 2010
Collazo, J.A,. A.J. Terando, A.C. Engman, P.F. Fackler, and T.J. Kwak. 2019. Toward a Resilience-Based Conservation Strategy for Wetlands in Puerto Rico: Meeting Challenges Posed by Environmental Change. Wetlands 39: 1255-1269. DOI 10.1007/s13157-018-1080-z February 2020
Buttermore, E.N., W.G. Cope, T.J. Kwak, P.B. Cooney, D. Shea, and P.R. Lazaro. 2018. Contaminants in tropical island streams and their biota. Environmental Research 161: 615-623. DOI:10.1016/j.envres.2017.11.053 January 2018
Buczek, S.B., W.G. Cope, R.A. McLaughlin, and T.J. Kwak. 2018. Effects of turbidity, sediment, and polyacrylamide on native freshwater mussels. Journal of the American Water Resources Association 54: 631-643. doi.org/10.1111/1752-1688.12639 June 2018
Buczek, S.B., W.G. Cope, R.A. McLaughlin, and T.J. Kwak. 2017. Acute toxicity of polyacrylamide flocculants to early life stages of freshwater mussels. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry 36: 2715-2721. DOI: 10.1002/etc.3821 September 2017
Brown J. J., J. Perillo, T. J. Kwak, and R. J. Horwitz. 2005. Implications of Pylodictis olivaris (flathead catfish) introduction into the Delaware and Susquehanna drainages Northeastern Naturalist 12: 473-484. January 2006
Bringolf, R. B., T. J. Kwak, W. G. Cope, and M. S. Larimore. 2005. Salinity tolerance of flathead catfish: implications for dispersal of introduced populations. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society 134: 927-936. July 2005
Berkson, J., K.M. Hunt, J.C. Whitehead, D.J. Murie, T.J. Kwak, and J. Boreman. 2009. Is there a shortage of fisheries stock assessment scientists? Fisheries 34(5): 217-219. May 2009
Baumann, J.R. and T.J. Kwak. 2011. Trophic relations of introduced flathead catfish in an Atlantic river. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society 140: 1120-1134. July 2011
Barwick, R. D., T. J. Kwak, R. L. Noble, and D. H. Barwick. 2004. Fish populations associated with habitat-modified piers and natural woody debris in Piedmont Carolina reservoirs. North American Journal of Fisheries Management 24: 1120-1133. December 2004
Archambault, J.M., W.G. Cope, and T.J. Kwak. 2014. Survival and behaviour of juvenile unionid mussels exposed to thermal stress and dewatering in the presence of a sediment temperature gradient. Freshwater Biology 59: 601-613. January 2014
Archambault, J.M., W.G. Cope, and T.J. Kwak. 2018. Chasing a changing climate: reproductive and dispersal traits predict how sessile species respond to global warming. Diversity and Distributions 24: 880-891. DOI: 10.1111/ddi.12740 May 2018
Archambault, J.M., W.G. Cope, and T.J. Kwak. 2014. Influence of sediment presence on freshwater mussel thermal tolerance. Freshwater Science 33: 56-65. March 2014
Archambault, J.M., W.G. Cope, and T.J. Kwak. 2013. Burrowing, byssus, and biomarkers: behavioral and physiological indicators of sublethal thermal stress in freshwater mussels (Unionidae). Marine and Freshwater Behaviour and Physiology 46: 229-250. August 2013
Project Completion Date
American eel age and growth assessment in the Roanoke River, North Carolina. June 2018
Environmental Determinants of Sex in Fishes: Endocrine Disruptors and Water Temperature September 2016
Robust Redhorse Recovery and Habitat Restoration: Assessing Water Quality Stressors and Food Web Contaminant Dynamics December 2017
Modeling suitable habitat for the robust redhorse in the Pee Dee River. May 2012
Sicklefin Redhorse Ontogeny, Recruitment, and Priority Habitats in Regulated Rivers. June 2017
Factors influencing native aquatic plant revegetation success for enhanced sport fish habitat in North Carolina Piedmont reservoirs June 2016
Stocked trout survival, behavior, and ecology in North Carolina streams December 2015
A comprehensive examination of endocrine disrupting compounds and intersex fish in North Carolina water bodies. June 2016
Fishery population and habitat assessment in Puerto Rico streams. August 2012
Reproductive ecology and habitat relations of the robust redhorse in the Pee Dee River. June 2010
Stream trout ecology and management in North Carolina State Parks. June 2010
Interaction of stocked trout with native nongame stream fishes. April 2011
Hierarchical landscape models for endemic unionid mussels: building strategic habitat conservation tools for mussel recovery in the South Atlantic Conservation Cooperative September 2013
Modeling the response of imperiled freshwater mussels to anthropogenically induced changes in water temperature, habitat, and flow in streams of the southeastern and central United States. December 2012
Assessment of fish passage barriers in Puerto Rico Rivers September 2012
Aquatic Species Restoration and Research at the Eastern Aquatic Conservation Facility at Yates Mill January 2023
Advancing the knowledge of freshwater mussel conservation: examining the role of manganese on recent mussel die-offs and enigmatic declines May 2023
Impacts of sea level rise and associated salinity changes on at-risk native freshwater mussels and their habitats in Atlantic coastal rivers December 2022
Association of Flow Regime with Fish and Invertebrate Assemblages in Caribbean Streams and Rivers September 2020
Impacts of Global Change on Biotic Resistance, Resilience, and Ecosystem Services in Caribbean Fish Assemblages, Fisheries, and Aquatic Ecosystems August 2023
Fishery Population and Habitat Assessment in Puerto Rico Streams: Project F-50.8 October 2023
Population Status and Genetic Structure of the Carolina Madtom July 2018
McIver, Joseph
Master's
jkmciver@ncsu.edu

Myers, Bonnie
PhD
bemyers2@ncsu.edu

Torres Molinari, Ambar
Master's
atorre22@ncsu.edu

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
Ulmo-Díaz, G, A. Engman, B. McLarney, C.A. Lasso Alcalá, D. Hendrickson, E. Bezault, E. Feunteun, F.L. aPrats-Léon, J. Wiener, Robert Maxwell, R. Mohammed, T. Kwak, and L. Bernatchez. 2020. Synergistic collaboration through borders: the quest for the American Eel. <i>Invited speaker </i>to a symposium entitled “Latin American and Caribbean Fisheries.” 150th Annual Meeting of the American Fisheries Society. September 14-25, Virtual Meeting. September 2020
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
Smith, W.E., T.J. Kwak, and P.B. Cooney. 2013. Tropical insular fish assemblages are resilient to flood disturbance. Annual Meeting of the Tidewater Chapter of the American Fisheries Society. March 21-23, Solomons, Maryland. March 2013
Raley, M.E., W.C. Starnes, G.M. Hogue, A.C. Engman, and T.J. Kwak. 2017. The Sirajo Shuffle: a systematic study to identify resident species of enigmatic amphidromous waterfall-climbing Sicydium gobies in Puerto Rico. Annual Meeting of the Southeastern Fishes Council. November 16-17, Cattanooga, Tennessee. November 2017
Quist, M. C., M. E. Mather, D. L. Parrish, S. R. Chipps, T. J. Kwak, and C. P. Paukert. 2013. The voices of reality: why effective fisheries education is challenging and practical ways to move forward. 143 rd Annual Meeting of the American Fisheries Society, Little Rock, Arkansas, September 11. Platform September 2013
Popp, A., W.G. Cope, M. McGregor, L. Koch, T.J. Kwak, T. Augspurger, and J.F. Levine. 2016. Does mussel culture propagation method influence juvenile chemical sensitivity? 7th World Congress and Society for Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry North America 37th Annual Meeting. November 6-10, Orlando, Florida. November 2016
Popp, A., W.G. Cope, M. McGregor , L. Koch, T.J. Kwak, T. Augspurger, and J.F. Levine.. 2017. A comparison of in vitro and in vivo propagated juvenile mussels: do propagation method and age influence juvenile chemical sensitivity? Annual Meeting of the North Carolina Chapter of the American Fisheries Society. February 15-16, New Bern, North Carolina. February 2017
Popp, A., W.G. Cope, M. McGregor , L. Koch, T.J. Kwak, T. Augspurger, and J.F. Levine. 2016. Assessing the influence of propagation and culture methods on juvenile mussel chemical sensitivity: implications for conservation. Joint Meeting of the North Carolina and Virginia Chapters of the American Fisheries Society. March 14-17, Danville, Virginia. March 2016
Popp, A., W. G. Cope, M. McGregor , L. Koch, T. J. Kwak, T. Augspurger, and J. F. Levine. 2017. Is juvenile mussel chemical sensitivity influenced by propagation method and age? A comparison of in vitro and in vivo propagated juveniles. Invited speaker to a symposium entitled "Ecosystems, Engineering, Valuation, and Practice – The Roles of Freshwater Mollusks in a Changing Environment" at the Freshwater Mollusk Conservation Society Annual Meeting. March 26-30, Cleveland, Ohio. March 2017
Penland, T.N., W.G. Cope, T.J. Kwak, M.J. Strynar, C.A. Grieshaber, R.J. Heise, and F.W. Sessions. 2019. Assessing the trophic dynamics of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances in the food web of a southeastern USA Atlantic Slope river. SETAC North America Focused Topic Meeting: Environmental Risk Assessment of PFAS. August 12-15, Durham, North Carolina. August 2019
Penland, T.N., C.A. Grieshaber, T.J. Kwak, W.G. Cope, R.J. Heise, and F.W. Sessions. 2017. Food web structure and contaminant trophodynamics of an Atlantic drainage large river system. Annual Meeting of the Southern Division of the American Fisheries Society. February 2-5, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. February 2017
Penland, T.N., C.A. Grieshaber, T.J. Kwak, W.G. Cope, R.J. Heise, and F.W. Sessions. 2017. Contaminant dynamics in the food web of a large southeastern regulated river: implications for common and imperiled species. Annual Meeting of the North Carolina Chapter of the American Fisheries Society. February 15-16, New Bern, North Carolina. February 2017
Penland, T.N., C.A. Grieshaber, T.J. Kwak, W.G. Cope, R.J. Heise, and F.W. Sessions. 2016. Food web structure and contaminant trophodynamics of a freshwater riverine system: implications for an imperiled sucker species. 146th Annual Meeting of the American Fisheries Society. August 21-25, Kansas City, Missouri. August 2016
Pandolfo,T.J., T.J. Kwak, W.G. Cope, R.J. Heise, and R.B. Nichols. 2013. Modeling environmental effects on the occupancy of common and imperiled freshwater mussels at multiple spatial scales. Biennial Symposium of the Freshwater Mollusk Conservation Society. March 10-14, Guntersville, Alabama. March 2013
Pandolfo, T.J., T.J. Kwak, W.G. Cope, R.J. Heise, R.B. Nichols, and K. Pacifici. 2015. Biotic and abiotic influences on the occurrence and detection of freshwater mussels at multiple scales. Biennial Symposium of the Freshwater Mollusk Conservation Society. March 22-27, St. Charles, Missouri. March 2015
Myers, B.J.E., T.J. Krabbenhoft, J.P. Wong, C. Chu, R.W. Tingley III, J.A. Falke, T.J. Kwak, C.P. Paukert, and A.J. Lynch. 2020. The Fish and Climate Change (FiCli) Database informs climate change adaptation and management actions for freshwater fishes. 150th Annual Meeting of the American Fisheries Society. September 14-25, Virtual Meeting. September 2020
Myers, B. J. E., A. J. Lynch, T. J. Krabbenhoft, R. P. Kovach, T. J. Kwak, J. A. Falke, C. Chu, D. B. Bunnell, C. P. Paukert. Global synthesis of climate change effects on inland fish. August 2016. American Fisheries Society Annual Meeting. Kansas City, Missouri. August 2016
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
Meyers, B., A. Lynch, T. Krabbenhoft, R. Kovach, T. Kwak, J. Falke, C. Chu, and D. Bunnell. 2016. Global synthesis of climate change effects on inland fish. 146th Annual Meeting of the American Fisheries Society. August 21-25, Kansas City, Missouri. August 2016
Lynch, A. J., B. J. E. Myers,, T. J. Krabbenhoft, R. P. Kovach, T. J. Kwak, J. A. Falke, C. Chu, D. B. Bunnell, C. P. Paukert. Global synthesis of the projected and documented effects of climate change effects on inland fishes. July 2017. Fisheries Society of the British Isles Annual Symposium. Exeter, United Kingdom. July 2017
Lynch, A. J., B. J. E. Myers, J. Wong, C. Chu, R. W. Tingley, III, J. A. Falke, T. J. Kwak, C. P. PaukertI, T. J. Krabbenhoft. August 2021. Fish and Climate Change (FiCli) Database: Informing management actions for responding to climate change effects in fishes. Tennessee River Basin Network annual meeting. July 2021
Lynch, A. J., B. J. E. Myers, J. Wong, C. Chu, J. A. Falke, T. J. Kwak, C. P. Paukert, R. W. Tingley, III, T. J. Krabbenhoft. November 2021. <b>Reducing uncertainty in climate change responses for inland fisheries management: a decision-path approach</b>. American Fisheries Society Annual Meeting. May 2021
Lynch, A. J., B. J. E. Myers, J. Wong, C. Chu, J. A. Falke, T. J. Kwak, C. P. Paukert, R. W. Tingley, III, T. J. Krabbenhoft. May 2021. Examining Climate Change Impacts using the Fish and Climate Change Database (FiCli). Western Division American Fisheries Society Annual Meeting. May 2021
Lee Pow, C., W.G. Cope, J.A. Rice, T.J. Kwak, J.M. Law, S.W. Kullman, and D.D. Aday. 2014. Relationships between estrogenic contaminant concentrations and incidence of intersex in centrarchid fishes across North Carolina. 35th Annual North American Meeting of the Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry. November 9-13, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. November 2014
Lee Pow, C., W.G. Cope, D.D. Aday, J.A. Rice, T.J. Kwak, J.M. Law, and S.W. Kullman. 2014. Landscape assessment of estrogenic contaminants and intersex fish in North Carolina streams and rivers. Carolinas Regional Chapter of the Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry. April 24-26, Clemson, South Carolina. April 2014
Lee Pow, C., M. Law, T. Kwak, D. Shea, G. Cope, J. Rice, S. Kullman, and D. Aday. 2015. Relating the incidence of intersex in centrarchid fishes to estrogenic contaminant concentrations across North Carolina. Annual Meeting of the North Carolina Chapter of the American Fisheries Society. February 24-25, Carolina Beach, North Carolina. February 2015
Lee Pow, C., M. Law, T. Kwak, D. Shea, G. Cope, J. Rice, S. Kullman, and D. Aday. 2015. Estrogenic contaminant concentrations and the incidence of intersex in centrarchid fishes: landscape-level relationships in North Carolina. Invited speaker to the Best Student Paper Symposium at the 145th Annual Meeting of the American Fisheries Society. August 15-20, Portland, Oregon. August 2015
Law, M., C. Lee Pow, C. Grieshaber, T. Penland, T. Kwak, G. Cope, D. Shea, J. Rice, S. Kullman, and D. Aday. 2019. Update on intersex and other endocrine-induced abnormalities in fish. Invited speaker to the Society of Toxicologic Pathology 38th Annual Symposium. June 22-27, Raleigh, North Carolina. June 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., W.G. Cope, T.J. Pandolfo, J.M. Archambault, and C.A. Drew. 2016. Breaking traditional barriers to model climate change and land use impacts on freshwater mussels. Invited speaker to a symposium entitled “Effects of Climate Change on Inland Freshwater Fisheries: Looking Back and Moving Forward” at the 7th World Fisheries Congress. May 23-27, Busan, South Korea. May 2016
Kwak, T.J., W.G. Cope, T.J. Newton, J.D. Bales, J.A. Daraio, C.A. Drew, T.J. Pandolfo, J.M. Archambault, A.M. Ganser, R.J. Heise, R.B. Nichols, T. Augspurger, and B.N. Karns. 2013. Breaking traditional barriers to model climate change and land use impacts on freshwater mussels. Invited speaker to the Climate Change Science and Management Webinar Series. U.S. Geological Survey National Climate Change and Wildlife Science Center, and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service National Conservation Training Center. Online webinar presentation. March 2013
Kwak, T.J., W.G. Cope, T.J. Newton, J.D. Bales, J.A. Daraio, C.A. Drew, T.J. Pandolfo, J.M. Archambault, A.M. Ganser, R.J. Heise, R.B. Nichols, T. Augspurger, and B.N. Karns. 2012. Breaking traditional barriers to model climate change and land use impacts on freshwater mussels. Invited speaker to the Freshwater Mollusk Conservation Society Biennial Workshop entitled “Incorporating Environmental Flows, Climate Change, and Ecosystem Services into Freshwater Mussel Conservation and Management.” April 19-20, Athens, Georgia. April 2012
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.E. Engman, C.G. Lilyestrom, B.J. Myers, and A. Torres Molinari. 2021. Ecology and conservation of the American eel in the Caribbean region. Invited speaker to a symposium entitled “Anguillid Eels: Recovery Challenges from Sea to Stream in the Face of Global Change” at the World Fisheries Congress 2021. September 20-24, Adelaide, Australia (virtual). September 2021
Kwak, T.J., A.C. Engman, and C.G. Lilyestrom. 2019. Ecology and conservation of the American Eel in Puerto Rico. Annual Meeting of the Puerto Rico Chapter of the American Fisheries Society. March 4, San Juan, Puerto Rico. March 2019
Kwak, T.J., A.C. Engman, and C.G. Lilyestrom. 2018. Ecology and conservation of the American Eel in the Caribbean region. Invited speaker to a symposium entitled “Aristotle's Mud to Modern Day: What Do We Actually Know About Catadromous Eels?” at the 148th Annual Meeting of the American Fisheries Society. August 19-23, Atlantic City, New Jersey. August 2018
Kwak, T.J., A.C. Engman, and C.G. Lilyestrom. 2018. Ecology and conservation of the American Eel in the Caribbean region. Invited speaker to a symposium entitled “American Eel in the Gulf of Mexico” at the Annual Meeting of the Southern Division of the American Fisheries Society. January 24-27, Galveston, Texas. January 2019
Kwak, T.J., A.C. Engman, and C.G. Lilyestrom. 2018. Ecology and conservation of the American Eel in the Caribbean region. Annual Meeting of the Southern Division of the American Fisheries Society. March 8-11, San Juan, Puerto Rico. March 2018
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 services and drivers of Caribbean freshwater fisheries. Invited speaker to a Global Conference on Inland Fisheries. Freshwater, Fish, and the Future: Cross-Sectional Approaches to Sustain Livelihoods, Food Security, and Aquatic Ecosystems. January 26-30, FAO Headquarters, Rome, Italy. January 2015
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
Kwak, T.J. and A.C. Engman. 2018. America’s sea serpent: biology, ecology, and conservation of the American eel. Invited keynote speaker to a symposium entitled “American Eel in the Gulf of Mexico” at the Annual Meeting of the Southern Division of the American Fisheries Society. January 24-27, Galveston, Texas. January 2019
Kwak, T.J. 2020. The suitability of habitat suitability models for imperiled stream fishes. Annual Meeting of the North Carolina Chapter, American Fisheries Society. February 4-6, New Bern, North Carolina. February 2020
Kwak, T.J. 2020. Being led and leading in science and life: an Index of Mentor Quality. Invited speaker to a symposium entitled “Lessons in Leadership: Integrating Courage, Vision, and Innovation for the Future of Sustainable Fisheries” at the 150th Annual Meeting of the American Fisheries Society. August 30-September 3, Columbus, Ohio. August 2020
Kwak, T.J. 2019. The suitability of habitat suitability models for imperiled stream fishes. Invited speaker to a symposium entitled “Conservation of North American Freshwater Native Non-Game Fishes” at the Joint Annual Meeting of the American Fisheries Society and The Wildlife Society. September 29-October 3, Reno, Nevada. September 2019
Kwak, T.J. 2017. Conflict and conservation: fisheries management for native and invasive species. Invited speaker to a symposium entitled “Fishing for a Solution in a Sea of Competing Objectives: Sustaining Commercial and Recreational Fisheries in an Increasingly Complex World” at the 147th Annual Meeting of the American Fisheries Society. August 20-24, Tampa, Florida. August 2017
Kwak, T.J. 2017. Behavior, survival, and ecology of stocked trout in NC mountain streams: recent research findings. Invited speaker to the Meeting of Triangle Fly Fishers (Trout Unlimited Chapter). October 30, Durham, North Carolina. October 2017
Kwak, T.J. 2016. Sleeping giants: the ecology and impacts of domestic invasive large catfish. Invited speaker to a symposium entitled “Catfish Research and Management” at the Joint Meeting of the North Carolina and Virginia Chapters of the American Fisheries Society. March 14-17, Danville, Virginia. March 2016
Kwak, T.J. 2015. Sleeping giants: the ecology and impacts of domestic invasive large catfish. Invited speaker to the 69th Annual Conference of the Southeastern Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies. November 1-4, Asheville, North Carolina. November 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
Ivasauskas, T.J., T.J. Kwak, and P.L. Rakes. 2015. Swimming ability of sicklefin redhorse early life stages and implications for conservation of an imperiled species. Invited speaker to a Symposium entitled “Ecology and conservation of southeastern cypriniform fishes” at the Annual Meeting of the Southern Division of the American Fisheries Society. January 28-February 1, Savannah, Georgia. January 2015
Ivasauskas, T.J., T.J. Kwak, and P.L. Rakes. 2015. Swimming ability of sicklefin redhorse early life stages and implications for conservation of an imperiled species. Annual Meeting of the North Carolina Chapter of the American Fisheries Society. February 24-25, Carolina Beach, North Carolina. February 2015
Ivasauskas, T.J., T.J. Kwak, and P.L. Rakes. 2015. Swimming ability and early development of an imperiled redhorse species and other river fishes. 145th Annual Meeting of the American Fisheries Society. August 15-20, Portland, Oregon. August 2015
Ivasauskas, T.J., T.J. Kwak, and P.L. Rakes. 2014. Swimming ability of larval and juvenile sicklefin redhorse. Invited speaker to the Annual Meeting of the Southeastern Fishes Council. November 13-14, Asheville, North Carolina. November 2014
Ivasauskas, T.J., T.J. Kwak, and M.E. Raley. 2017. Phenology, growth, and early life history of six sympatric suckers in North Carolina. Annual Meeting of the North Carolina Chapter of the American Fisheries Society. February 15-16, New Bern, North Carolina. February 2017
Ivasauskas, T.J., T.J. Kwak, and M.E. Raley. 2016. Phenology, growth, and early life history of six sympatric suckers. 146th Annual Meeting of the American Fisheries Society. August 21-25, Kansas City, Missouri. August 2016
Ivasauskas, T.J., T.J. Kwak, W.G. Ballard, and T.C. Glenn. 2016. Detecting predation impact of an introduced fish using next-generation sequencing. Joint Meeting of the North Carolina and Virginia Chapters of the American Fisheries Society. March 14-17, Danville, Virginia. March 2016
Ivasauskas, T.J. and T.J. Kwak. 2014. Techniques for sampling larval and juvenile fishes in Appalachian Mountain rivers. Annual Meeting of the North Carolina Chapter of the American Fisheries Society. February 18-19, Durham, North Carolina. February 2014
Ivasauskas, T.J. and T.J. Kwak 2014. Techniques for sampling larval and juvenile fishes in Appalachian Mountain rivers. 144th Annual Meeting of the American Fisheries Society jointly held with the 38th Annual Larval Fish Conference. August 17-21, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada. Poster presentation. August 2014
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
Heise, R.J., W.G. Cope, T.J. Kwak, and C.B. Eads. 2014. Effects of small dam removal on a freshwater mussel assemblage in the Deep River of North Carolina: findings and lessons learned. Invited speaker to a symposium on “Lessons Learned by Researchers and Decision Makers Involved in Dam Removal” at the Freshwater Mollusk Conservation Society Biennial Workshop. April 24-25, Portland, Maine. April 2014
Heise, R.J., J.M. Fisk II, and T.J. Kwak. 2015. From rediscovery to augmentation: conservation of the robust redhorse in the Pee Dee River. Invited speaker to a Symposium entitled “Ecology and conservation of southeastern cypriniform fishes” at the Annual Meeting of the Southern Division of the American Fisheries Society. January 28-February 1, Savannah, Georgia. January 2015
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
Freeman, B.J. and T.J. Kwak. 2016. Status of the Chatahoochee bass, Micropterus chattahoochae, in Puerto Rico. Annual Meeting of the Puerto Rico Chapter of the American Fisheries Society. January 8, Cerillos, Puerto Rico. January 2016
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 W.E. Smith. 2015. Use of post-larval otoliths to compare age, growth, and pelagic larval durations of Caribbean amphidromous gobies. Invited speaker to a symposium entitled “Use of Scales, Otoliths and Fin Rays to Determine Age, Growth, and Life History Characteristics of Fishes” at the 145th Annual Meeting of the American Fisheries Society. August 15-20, Portland, Oregon. August 2015
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
Fischer, J., T. Kwak, A. Engman, C. Grieshaber, and W. Smith. 2014. Early life age and growth of Caribbean amphidromous fishes. Invited speaker to a Symposium entitled “Contribution of early life history studies to the management of fish populations” at the 144th Annual Meeting of the American Fisheries Society jointly held with the 38th Annual Larval Fish Conference. August 17-21, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada. August 2014
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, and J.R. Fischer. 2015. Patterns and drivers of recruitment in Caribbean amphidromous fishes. 145th Annual Meeting of the American Fisheries Society. August 15-20, Portland, Oregon. August 2015
Engman, A.C., T.J. Kwak, P.B. Cooney, W.E. Smith, E.N. Buttermore, and C.H. Brown. 2013. Ecology and conservation of Caribbean island stream fishes. Annual Meeting of the Southern Division of the American Fisheries Society. February 7-10, Nashville, Tennessee. February 2013
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, and C.A. Grieshaber. 2015. Temporal dynamics and the ecological role of recruitment in Caribbean amphidromous 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
Engman, A.C., T.J. Kwak, J.R. Fischer, and C.A. Grieshaber. 2014. Recruitment phenology of Caribbean amphidromous fishes. Annual Meeting of the North Carolina Chapter of the American Fisheries Society. February 18-19, Durham, North Carolina. February 2014
Engman, A.C., T.J. Kwak, J.R. Fischer, and C.A. Grieshaber. 2014. Lunar influences on recruitment phenology of Caribbean amphidromous fishes. Annual Meeting of the Southern Division of the American Fisheries Society. January 23-26, Charleston, South Carolina. January 2014
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. Kwak, A. Ramírez, B.J.E. Myers, and A.J. Lynch. 2018. Hydrological feast or famine: impacts of drought and hurricanes on Caribbean fish assemblages. Invited speaker to a symposium entitled “Extreme Events and Inland Fish” at the 148th Annual Meeting of the American Fisheries Society. August 19-23, Atlantic City, New Jersey. August 2018
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., B.J.E. Myers, A. Ramírez, and T.J. Kwak. 2019. Flow regime influences the trajectory of ecosystem transformation in tropical island urban streams. Invited speaker to a symposium entitled “Responding to Ecosystem Transformations: Resist, Accept, or Direct?” at the Joint Annual Meeting of the American Fisheries Society and The Wildlife Society. September 29-October 3, Reno, Nevada. September 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
Engman, A., T. Kwak, J. Fischer, and C. Grieshaber. 2014. Recruitment phenology of Caribbean amphidromous fishes. Invited speaker to a Symposium entitled “Contribution of early life history studies to the management of fish populations” at the 144th Annual Meeting of the American Fisheries Society jointly held with the 38th Annual Larval Fish Conference. August 17-21, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada. August 2014
Eaton, M.J., M.H. Shirley, T.J. Kwak, P. Mozumder, B.J. Evans, T. Trefon, and M.L. Wieland. 2019. Ecological dynamics and adaptive management of fisheries and wildlife in a coupled social-ecological system in a Central African flooded forest. Invited speaker to a symposium entitled “Fisheries and Wildlife as Coupled Human and Natural Systems” at the Joint Annual Meeting of the American Fisheries Society and The Wildlife Society. September 29-October 3, Reno, Nevada. September 2019
Drew, C.A., T.J. Kwak, W.G. Cope, T. Augspurger, and S. McRae. 2013. Hierarchical modeling of suitable habitat and occupancy with Bayesian networks: a case study with the Tar River spinymussel. Annual Meeting of the North Carolina Chapter of the American Fisheries Society. February 26-27, Burlington, North Carolina. February 2013
Cope, W.R., T.J. Kwak, and T.R. Black. 2016. Status, trends, and ecology of the endemic Carolina madtom. Invited speaker to a symposium entitled “Catfish Research and Management” at the Joint Meeting of the North Carolina and Virginia Chapters of the American Fisheries Society. March 14-17, Danville, Virginia. March 2016
Cope, W.R., T.J. Kwak, T.R. Black, K. Pacifici, S.C. Harris, C.M. Miller, M.E. Raley, and E.M. Hallerman. 2020. Genetic structure and diversity of the endemic Carolina madtom and conservation implications. <i>Invited speaker</i> to Catfish 2020, Communicating Catfish Science: The Third International Symposium. February 18-21, Little Rock, Arkansas. February 2020
Cope, W.R., T.J. Kwak, T.R. Black, K. Pacifici, E.M. Hallerman, and C. Miller. 2018. Status, habitat, and genetics of the endemic Carolina Madtom. Annual Meeting of the Southern Division of the American Fisheries Society. March 8-11, San Juan, Puerto Rico. March 2018
Cope, W.R., T.J. Kwak, T.R. Black, K. Pacifici, E.M. Hallerman, and C. Miller. 2018. Status, habitat, and genetics of the endemic Carolina Madtom. Annual Meeting of the North Carolina Chapter of the American Fisheries Society. February 21-22, Morganton, North Carolina. February 2018
Cope, W.R., T.J. Kwak, T.R. Black, K. Pacifici, E.M. Hallerman, S. C. Harris, C. Miller, and M.E. Raley. 2018. Status, habitat, and genetics of the endemic Carolina Madtom. Invited speaker to the “Best Student Presentation Symposium” at the 148th Annual Meeting of the American Fisheries Society. August 19-23, Atlantic City, New Jersey. August 2018
Collazo, J. A., A. Terando, T. J. Kwak, A. C. Engman, D. López Ocasio, C. G. Lilyestrom, E. Gonzalez, A. Dragoni, N. Ríos López, S. Vega Castillo, A. Puente Rolón, E. Martínez, J. K. Pacifici, B. Reich, and E. Laber. Toward an emergent sustainable landscape in Puerto Rico: building on multiple objectives, scales, and scientific efforts to foster resiliency across ecosystems. Society of Wetlands Scientists 2017 Annual Conference. June 2017
Buczek, S.B., W.G. Cope, R.A. McLaughlin, and T.J. Kwak. 2015. Turbidity control in aquatic systems with polyacrylamide: assessing differences in formulation and resulting toxicity to native freshwater mussels. Biennial Symposium of the Freshwater Mollusk Conservation Society. March 22-27, St. Charles, Missouri. March 2015
Buczek, S.B., W.G. Cope, R.A. McLaughlin, and T.J. Kwak. 2015 Controlling turbidity in streams: assessing polyacrylamide toxicity to native freshwater mussels. Annual Meeting of the North Carolina Chapter of the American Fisheries Society. February 24-25, Carolina Beach, North Carolina. February 2015
Buczek, S.B., W.G. Cope, M. Shehdan, W.M. Bishop, R.J. Richardson, J.M. Burkholder, T.J. Kwak, J. Nawrocki, T. Warmuth, and M.A. McGregor. 2019. Comparative toxicity of selected algaecides to freshwater mussels. Invited Poster at the Biennial Symposium of the Freshwater Mollusk Conservation Society. April 14-18, San Antonio, Texas. April 2019
Buczek, S.B., W.G. Cope, M. Shehdan, W.M. Bishop, R.J. Richardson, J.M. Burkholder, T.J. Kwak, J. Jessup, and T.R. Black. 2019. In situ evaluation of freshwater mussel sensitivity to prescribed algaecide applications in a North Carolina Piedmont reservoir. Annual Meeting of the North Carolina Chapter of the American Fisheries Society. February 19-21, Winston-Salem, North Carolina. February 2019
Buczek, S.B., W.G. Cope, M. Shehdan, W.M. Bishop, R.J. Richardson, J.A. Rice, J.M. Burkholder, T.J. Kwak, J. Nawrocki, and T. Warmuth. 2018. Evaluation of freshwater mussel sensitivity to algaecides for potential control of Giant Lyngbya. Annual Meeting of the North Carolina Chapter of the American Fisheries Society. February 21-22, Morganton, North Carolina. February 2018
Buczek, S.B. W.G. Cope, M. Shehdan, J.M. Burkholder, T.J. Kwak, T. Ewing, R.A. Hoch, M.A. McGregor, B.T. Watson, A.L. Maynard, M. Bradley, and R. Mair. 2019. Understanding the physiological responses of freshwater mussels to excess nutrients and algae and their influence on nutrient partitioning. Invited Poster at the Biennial Symposium of the Freshweater Mollusk Conservation Society. April 14-18, San Antonio, Texas. April 2019
Bergeron, C.M., J.M. Archambault, W.G. Cope, P.R. Lazaro, J.W. Jones, B. Beaty, D. Shea, T.J. Kwak, B. Evans, and Steven Alexander. 2015. Water and sediment quality stressors and unexplained declines of freshwater mussels in the Clinch River. Biennial Symposium of the Freshwater Mollusk Conservation Society. March 22-27, St. Charles, Missouri. March 2015
Archambault, J.M., W.G. Cope, and T.J. Kwak. 2013. Thermal sensitivity of freshwater mussels: incorporating benthic ecology into laboratory mesocosm experiments. Biennial symposium of the Freshwater Mollusk Conservation Society. March 10-14, Guntersville, Alabama. March 2013
Archambault, J.M., W.G. Cope, and T.J. Kwak. 2013. Changes in burrowing behavior and byssus production indicate thermal stress in freshwater mussels. Annual Meeting of the North Carolina Chapter of the American Fisheries Society. February 26-27, Burlington, North Carolina. February 2013
Archambault, J.M., W.G. Cope, and T.J. Kwak. 2013. Burrowing, byssus, and biomarkers: behavioral and physiological indicators of sublethal thermal stress in freshwater mussels. Biennial Symposium of the Freshwater Mollusk Conservation Society. March 10-13, Guntersville, Alabama. March 2013
Archambault, J.M., W.G. Cope, and T.J. Kwak. 2015. Thermal stress and dewatering negatively impact freshwater mussel survival and behavior. Invited speaker to the 5th Thermal Ecology and Regulation Workshop. September 15-16, Cedar Rapids, Iowa. September 2015
Archambault, J.M., W.G. Cope, and T.J. Kwak. 2013. Closer to reality: incorporating components of the benthos in lethal and sublethal experiments of thermal sensitivity in freshwater mussels. Invited speaker to a symposium entitled “Use of Freshwater Mollusk Toxicity Data for Improved Conservation of Water and Sediment Quality” at the 34th Annual North American Meeting of the Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry. November 19-21, Nashville, Tennessee. November 2013
Archambault, J.M., W.G. Cope, and T.J. Kwak. 2013. Burrowing, byssus, and biomarkers: behavioral and physiological indicators of sublethal thermal stress in freshwater mussels. Annual Meeting of the Carolinas Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry. March 7-9, Raleigh, North Carolina. March 2013
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
<sup>Lynch, A. J., B. J. E. Myers, J. Wong, C. Chu, J. A. Falke, T. J. Kwak, C. P. Paukert, R. W. Tingley, III, T. J. Krabbenhoft. January 2021. Reducing uncertainty in climate change responses for inland fisheries management: a decision-path approach. Midwest Fish and Wildlife Conference.</sup> January 2021
1. Terando, A. J., J. A. Collazo, A. C. Engman, P. F. Fackler, and T. Kwak. 2018. Adaptive Management as structured Translational Ecology: A proposal and a case study from Puerto Rico. Presented at 2018 Fall Meeting, American Geophysical Union (AGU), Washington, D.C., 10-14 December. December 2018
Technical Publications Publication Date
Kwak, T.J., W.G. Cope, and F.M. Holliman. 2007. In situ evaluation of water quality and contaminants in the lower Roanoke River: survival and growth of shortnose sturgeon. Project Completion Report to U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Raleigh, North Carolina. November 2007
Kwak, T.J., P.B. Cooney, and C.H. Brown. 2007. Fishery population and habitat assessment in Puerto Rico streams: phase 1 final report. Federal Aid in Sport Fish Restoration Project F-50 Final Report, Submitted to Marine Resources Division, Puerto Rico Department of Natural and Environmental Resources, San Juan. November 2007
Kwak, T.J. and W.E. Pine III. 2001. A predator beneath us: exotic flathead catfish on the coastal plain. Friend of Wildlife: Journal of the North Carolina Wildlife Federation 49(3): 14-15. August 2001
Kwak, T.J. 2000. Invited Book Review of River ecology and management: lessons from the Pacific coastal ecoregion, by R.J. Naiman and R.E. Bilby, editors. Ecology 81: 882-883. March 2000
Kwak, T.J. 1999. Animal waste nutrient dynamics in the stream food web: evaluation of multiple stable isotopes for detection. Final Report Submitted to Arkansas Game and Fish Commission, Little Rock. January 2000
Hunt, K.M., J.C. Whitehead, D.J. Murie, and T.J. Kwak. 2008. Supply report: survey of institutions of higher learning to investigate possible shortages in the number of individuals with post-baccalaureate degrees in subjects related to fishery science. Pages 21-39 in U.S. Department of Commerce and U.S. Department of Education. The shortage in the number of individuals with post-baccalaureate degrees in subjects related to fishery science. NOAA Technical Memorandum NMFS-F/SPO-91. September 2008
Hunt, K.M., J.C. Whitehead, D.J. Murie, and T.J. Kwak. 2007. Survey of institutions of higher learning to investigate possible shortages in the number of individuals with post-baccalaureate degrees in subjects related to fishery science. Technical report submitted to the Executive Director of the American Fisheries Society, U.S. Secretary of Commerce, and the U.S. Secretary of Education, Bethesda, Maryland. December 2007
Holliman, F.M., T.J. Kwak, W.G. Cope, and J.F. Levine. 2007. Assessing risk of electrofishing mortality and sublethal effects to freshwater mussels. State Wildlife Grant Project T-03-01, Final Report, Submitted to Division of Inland Fisheries, North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission, Raleigh. January 2007