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

Virginia Staff Member


Richard Neves

Unit Leader
Email: mussel@vt.edu

Research Publications Publication Date
Ziuganov, V. E., San Miguel, R. J. Neves, et al. 2000. Life span variatioin of the freshwater pearl shell: a model species for testing longevity mechanisms in animals. Ambio 29(2):102-105. January 2000
Zimmerman, L. L., and R. J. Neves. 2003. Effects of temperature on longevity and viability of glochidia of freshwater mussels (Bivalvia: Unionidae). American Malacological Bulletin 17:31-35. January 2003
Zimmerman, L. L., R. J. Neves and D. Smith. 2003. Control of predacious flatworms (Macrostomum sp. ) in culturing freshwater mussels (Bivalvia: Unionidae). North American Journal of Aquaculture 65:28-32. January 2003
Yeager, M. M., R. J. Neves, and D. S. Cherry. August 8, 2000. Competitive interactions between early life stages of Villosa iris (Bivalvia Unionidae) and adult Asian clams (Corbicula fluminea). Proceedings of the Freshwater Mussel Symposium 253-259. August 2000
Wang, N., C. G. Ingersoll, Hardesty, D. K., Ivery, C. D., Kunz, J. L., May, T. W., Dywer, F. J., Roberts, A. D., Augspurger, T., Kane, C. M., Neves, R. J., and Barnhart, C. M. 2007. Acute toxicity of copper, ammonia, and chlorine to glochidia and juveniles of freshwater mussels (Unionidae). Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry 26 (10):2036-2047 September 2007
Wang, N., C. G. Ingersoll, Greer, I. E., Hardesty, D. K., Ivey, C. D., Kunz, J. L., Brumbaugh, W. G., Dwyer, F. J., Roberts, A. D., Augspurger, T., Kane, C. M., Neves, R. J., and Barnhart, C. M. 2007. Chronic toxicity of copper and ammonia to juvenile freshwater mussels (Unionidae). Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry 26 (10):2048-2056 September 2007
Wang, N. C., T. Augspurger, Barnhart, C. M., Bidwell, J. R., Cope, W. G., Dwyer, F. J., Geis, S., Greer, I. E., C. G. Ingersoll, Kane, C. M., May, T. W., Neves, R. J., Newton, T. J., Roberts, A. D., and Whites, D. W. 2007. Intra- and inter-laboratory variability in acute toxicology tests with glochidia and juveniles of freshwater mussels (Unionidae). Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry 26 (10):2029- 2035. August 2007
Valenti, T. W., D. S. Cherry, R. J. Neves, and J. Schmerfeld. 2005. Acute and chronic toxicity of mercury to early life stages of the rainbow mussel, Villosa iris (Bivalvia: Unionidae). Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry 24(5):1242-1246. October 2005
Valenti, T. W., D. S. Cherry, R. J. Neves, J. W. Jones, R. Mair, and C. M. Kane. 2006. Chlorine toxicity to early life stages of freshwater mussels (Bivalvia:Unionidae). Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry 25(9):183-189. May 2006
Valenti, T. W., D. S. Cherry, R. J. Neves, B. A. Locke, and J. J. Schmerfeld. 2006. Case study: Sensitivity of mussel glochidia and regulatory test organisms to mercury and a reference toxicant. Chapter 14 in Freshwater Bivalve Ecotoxicology, J. L. Farris and J. H. VanHassel (eds. ), pp. 351-367. November 2006
Stoeckel, J. N., and R. J. Neves. 2001. Induced spawning of the margined madtom. North American Journal of Aquaculture 63:99-108. June 2001
Stoeckel, J. N., and R. J. Neves. 2000. Methods for hatching margined madtom eggs. North American Journal of Aquaculture 62:42-47. January 2000
Rogers, S. O., B. T. Watson, and R. J. Neves. 2001. Life history and population biology of the endangered tan riffleshell (Epioblasma florentina walkeri) (Bivalvia: Unionidae) Journal of the North American Benthological Society 20(4): 582-594. November 2001
Rash, J. M., and R. J. Neves. Life-history characteristics of the Atlantic pigtoe, Fusconaia masoni. Virginia Journal of Science Vol 56(1). August 2005
Patterson, M. A., B. C. Parker, and R. J. Neves. 1999. Glycogen concentration in the mussel tissue of freshwater mussels (Bivalvia: Unionidae) during starvation and controlled feeding. American Malacological Bulletin 15(1):47-50. November 1999
Neves, R. J., and S. A. Ahlstedt. 2001. The status of species and recovery programs for endangered freshwater mussels in the Southern Appalachians. In: D. B. Adams et al., U. S. Geological Survey Appalachian Region Integrated Science Workshop Proceedings, Gatlinburg, Tennessee. Pp. 67-72. December 2001
Neves, R. J., W. F. Henley, H. Dan, and J. W. Jones. 2007. Conservation aquaculture: it's application to endangered freshwater mollusks. Journal of Shellfish Research 26 (2): 665- 666. October 2007
Neves, R. J. 2004. Propagation of endangered freshwater mussels in North America. Journal of Conchology Special Publication No. 3:69-80. July 2004
Neves, R. J. 2004. Book Review: A guide to the freshwater mussels of Kentucky. Journal of the North American Benthological Society 23 (2):394-395. December 2004
Neves, R. J. 2004. Book Review-Bivalve molluscs: biology, ecology, and culture, by E. Gosling. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society 133:1068. September 2004
Neves, R. J. 1999. Conservation of North America's freshwater mussel fauna (Unionidae) from the threat posed by the exotic zebra mussel (Dressena polymorpha). Malocological Review, Supplement 8:107-118. November 1999
Neves, R. J. 1999. Conservation and commerce: management of freshwater mussel (Bivalve: Unionidae) resources in the United States. Malacologia 41(2):461-474. December 1999
Neves, R. J. 1999. Biological feasibility of freshwater mussels and pearl culture in Gulf Coast states. Gulf of Mexico Science 1999(2):103-108. November 1999
Mummert, A., T. Newcomb, R. J. Neves and B. Parker. 2005. Evaluation of a recirculating pond system for rearing juvenile freshwater mussels at White Sulphur Springs National Fish Hatchery, West Virginia. American Malacological Bulletin 21(1/2):1-10 . April 2006
Mummert, A., T. J. Newcomb, R. J. Neves, and D. S. Cherry. 2002. Sensitivity of juvenile freshwater mussels to total and unionized ammonia. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry 22(11):2545-2553. September 2003
Mair, R., J. Jones, R. J. Neves, S. Ahlstedt, and S. Bakaletz. 2003. Propagation and culture of endangered juveniles freshwater mussels in the Big South Fork Cumberland River. Virginia Journal of Science 54(2):101. August 2003
Liberty, A. J., and R. J. Neves. Determining a suitable substrate size and sampling frequency for rearing juvenile freshwater mussels (Bivalvia: Unionidae). Virginia Journal of Science Vol 56(1). August 2005
Liberty, A. J., B. J. Ostby, and R. J. Neves. 2007. Determining a suitable substrate size and sampling frequency for rearing juvenile rainbow mussels Villosa iris. North American Journal of Aquaculture 69:44-52. March 2007
Jones, J. W., and R. J. Neves. 2007. Freshwater mussel status: upper North Fork Holston River, Virginia. Northearstern Naturalist 14 (3):471-480. August 2007
Jones, J. W., and R. J. Neves. 2004. Life history and propagation of the endangered dromedary pearly mussel (Dromus dromas) (Bivalvia: Unionidae). Journal of the North American Benthological Society. 23(3):515-525. August 2004
Jones, J. W., and R. J. Neves. 2002. Life history and propagation of the endangered fanshell pearlymussel(Cyprogenia stegaria Rafinesque) (Bivalvia: Unionidae). Journal of the North American Benthological Society 21(1):76-88. April 2002
Jones, J. W., R. J. Neves, S. A. Ahlstedt and E. M. Hallerman. 2006. A holistic approach to taxonomic evaluation of two closely related endangered species, the oyster mussel Epioblasma capsaeformis and tan riffleshell Epioblasma florentina walkeri (Bivalvia: Unionidae). Journal of Molluscan Studies 72:267-283. August 2006
Jones, J. W., R. J. Neves, M. A. Patterson, C. R. Good, and A. DiVittorio. 2001. A status survey of freshwater mussel populations in the upper Clinch River, Tazewell County, Virginia. Banisteria 17: 20-30. October 2001
Jones, J. W., R. A. Mair, and R. J. Neves. 2005. Factors affecting survival and growth of juvenile freshwater mussels (Bivalvia: Unionidae) cultured in recirculating aquaculture systems. North American Journal of Aquaculture 67:210-220. July 2005
Jones, J. W., M. Culver, V. David, J. Struthers, N. Johnson, R. J. Neves, S. J. O'Brien, and E. M. Hallerman. 2004. Development and characterization of microsatellite loci in the endangered oystermussel Epioblasma capsaeformis (Bivalvia Unionidae). Molecular Ecology Notes 10:1-4. April 2004
Jones, J. W., E. Hallerman, and R. J. Neves. 2006. Genetic management guidelines for captive propagation of freshwater mussels (Unionidae). Journal of Shellfish Research 25(2):527-535. August 2006
Ingersoll, C. G., T. Augsperger, C. Barnhart, G. Cope, J. Dwyer, C. Bishop, R. J. Neves, T. Newton, A. Roberts, and N. Wang. 2005. Standard guide for conducting laboratory toxicity tests with freshwater mussels. ASTM Designation E2455-05. 51 pp. November 2005
Hull, M. S., D. S. Cherry, and R. J. Neves. 2005. Use of bivalve metrics to quantify influences of coal-related activities in the Clinch River watershed, Virginia. Hydrobiologia 556:341-355. December 2005
Hull, M. S., D. S. Cherry, R. J. Soucek, D. J. Currie and R. J. Neves. Comparison of Asian clam bioassays and benthic community surveys in quantifying effects of a coal-fired power plant effluent on Clinch River biota. Journal of Aquatic Ecosystem Stress and Recovery 9:271-283. September 2003
Hua, D., and R. J. Neves. 2007. Captive survival and pearl culture potential of the pink heelsplitter Potamilus alatus. North American Journal of Aquaculture 69:147-158 June 2007
Henley, W. F., and R. J. Neves. 2001. Behavioral responses of glochidia of freshwater mussels (Bivalvia: Unionidae) to chemical cues of fish. American Malacological Bulletin 16 (1/2): 131-135. October 2001
Henley, W. F., and R. J. Neves. 1999. Recovery status of freshwater mussels (Bivalvia: Unionidae) in the North Fork Holston River, Virginia. American Malacological Bulletin 15(1):65-73. November 1999
Henley, W. F., R. J. Neves, T. Caceci, and R. G. Saacke. 2007. Anatomical descriptions and comparisons of the reproductive tracts of Utterbackia imbecillis and Villosa iris (Bivalvia: Unionidae). Invertebrate Reproduction and Development 50 (1):1-12. September 2007
Henley, W. F., P. J. Grobler, and R. J. Neves. 200. Non-invasive method to obtain DNA from freshwater mussels. Journal of Shellfish Research 25(3):975-977. January 2007
Henley, W. F., L. L. Zimmerman, and R. J. Neves. 2001. Design and evaluation of recirculating water systems for maintenance and propagation of freshwater mussels. North American Journal of Aquaculture 63: 144-155. May 2001
Helfrich, L. A., R. J. Neves, and J. Parkhurst. 2003. Sustaining America's aquatic biodiversity: a teacher's guide. Virginia Cooperative Extension 420-532. 70 pp. December 2003
Hanlon, S., and R. J. Neves. 2005. Seasonal growth and mortality of juveniles of Lampsilis fasciola (Bivalvia: Unionidae) released to a fish hatchery raceway. American Malacological Bulletin 21:45-49. January 2006
Guyot, J. A., and R. J. Neves. Identification of suitable host fishes for the endangered Cumberland elktoe freshwater mussel (Alasmidonta atropurpurea)(Unionidae: Bivalvia). Virginia Journal of Science Vol 56(1). August 2005
Grobler, P. J., J. W. Jones, N. A. Johnson, B. Beaty, J. Struthers, R. J. Neves, and E. M. Hallerman. 2005. Patterns of genetic differentiation and conservation of the slabside pearlymussel, Lexingtonia dolabelloides (Lea, 1840) in the Tennessee River drainage. Journal of Molluscan Studies: 1-12. August 2005
Gatenby, C. M., P. A. Morrison, R. J. Neves, and B. C. Parker. 2000. A protocol for the salvage and quarantine of unionid mussels from zebra mussel-infested waters. Proceedings of the Freshwater Musssel Symposium 9-18. March 2000
Gatenby, C. M., D. M. Orcutt, D. A. Kreeger, B. C. Parker, V. A. Jones, R. J. Neves. 2003. Gross biochemical composition of four algae at different phases of growth. Journal of Applied Phycology 15:1-11. April 2003
Ensign, W. E., A. J. Temple, and R. J. Neves. 2002. Effects of fright bias on sampling efficiency of stream fish assemblages. Journal of Freshwater Ecology 17(1):127-139. March 2002
Cope, G. W., R. B. Bringolf, D. B. Buchwalter, T. J. Newton, C. G. Ingersoll, N. Wang, T. Augspurger, F. J. Dwyer, M. C. Barnhart, R. J. Neves, and E. Hammer. 2008. Differential exposure and sensitivity of unioniodean bivalve life stages to environmental contaminants. Journal of the North American Benthological Society 27(2): 451-462. April 2008
Cherry, D. S., J. H. van Hassell, J. L. Farris, D. J. Soucek, and R. J. Neves. 2002. Site-specific derivation of the acute copper criteria for the Clinch River, Virginia. Human and Ecological Risk Assessment 8(3):591-601. April 2002
Chen, L-Y, A. G. Heath, and R. J. Neves. 2002. An evaluation of air and water transport of freshwater mussels (Bivalvia: Unionidae). American Malacological Bulletin 16 (1): 147-154. January 2002
Chen, L-Y, A. G. Heath, and R. J. Neves. 2001. Comparison of oxygen consumption in freshwater mussels (Bivalvia: Unionidae) from different habitats during declining dissolved oxygen concentration. Hydrobiologia 450:209-214. May 2001
Brown, M., M. Kowalewski, R. J. Neves, D. Cherry, and M. Schreiber. 2005. Freshwater mussel shells as environmental chronicles: geochemical and taphonomic signatures of mercury-related extirpations in the North Fork Holston River, Virginia. Environmental Science and Technology: 39:1455-1462. March 2005
Boyles, J. L., and R. J. Neves. 2003. An evaluation of adult freshwater mussels held in captivity at the White Sulphur Springs National Fish Hatchery. Virginia Journal of Science 54(2):100. August 2003
Beck, K., and R. J. Neves. 2003. An evaluation of selective feeding by three age groups of the rainbow mussel (Villosa iris). North American Journal of Aquaculture 65:203-209. August 2003
Beaty, B. B., and R. J. Neves. 2004. Use of natural water flow-through culture system for rearing juvenile freshwater mussels (Bivalvia: Unionidae) and evaluation of the effects of substrate size, temperature, and stocking density. American Malacological Bulletin 19:113-120. September 2004
Bakaletz, S., and D. Neves. 2005. Big South Fork restores endangered mussels. National Park Service Natural Resource Year in Review - 2004: 48-49. May 2005
Technical Publications Publication Date
Zimmerman, L. L., and R. J. Neves. 2000. Tank culture of juvenile freshwater mussels. Final Report to U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Asheville, NC, U.S.A. January 2000
Roberts, J.H and P.L. Angermeier. November 2004. Monitoring for effects of KIK effluent on Roanoke logperch in Roanoke River. Final Report to U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service, Gloucester, VA. 11 pp. November 2004
Rash, J.M. and R.J. Neves. 2005. Monitoring and restoration program for mussels in the Nottoway River, following the asphalt spill in July 2002. Final Report to B.P. Short and Son, Petersburg, VA. 19 pp. July 2005
Rash, J.M. and R.J. Neves. 2004. A survey for freshwater mussel fauna within tributaries of the South Fork Rivanna Reservoir. Final Report to Gannett Fleming, Inc., Fairfax, VA. 26 pp. October 2004
Rash, J.M. and R.J. Neves. 2004. A survey for freshwater mussel fauna within tributaries of the Ragged Mountain Reservoir. Final Report to Gannett Fleming, Inc., Fairfax, VA. 16 pp. October 2004
Rash, J.M. and R.J. Neves. 2004. A survey for freshwater mussel fauna within tributaries of Graham Creek Reservoir. Final Report to Hurt and Proffitt, Inc., Lynchburg, VA. 6 pp. October 2004
Petty, M.A. and R.J. Neves. 2007. Survey of the freshwater mussel fauna at the Route 58 bridge crossing of the Middle Fork Holston River, Washington County, Virginia. Final Report to Virginia Department of Transportation, Richmond, VA. 8 pp. October 2007
Petty, M.A. and R.J. Neves. 2007. Relocation of the freshwater mussel fauna at the Route 770 ford crossing of Craig Creek, Botetourt County, Virginia. Final Report to Virginia Department of Transportation, Richmond, VA. 7 pp. October 2007
Petty, M.A. and R.J. Neves. 2007. Relocation of the freshwater mussel fauna at the Route 652 bridge crossing of the Clinch River, Russell County, Virginia. Final Report to Virginia Department of Transportation, Richmond, VA. 9 pp. October 2007
Petty, M.A. and R.J. Neves. 2007. Relocation of freshwater mussels at the Route 817 ford crossing of Craig Creek, Botetourt County, Virginia. Final Report to Virginia Department of Transportation, Richmond, VA. 10 pp. October 2007
Petty, M.A. and R.J. Neves. 2007. Relocation of freshwater mussels at the Route 705 ford crossing of Craig Creek, Botetourt County, Virginia. Final Report to Virginia Department of Transportation, Richmond, VA. 9 pp. October 2007
Petty, M.A. and R.J. Neves. 2007. Relocation of freshwater mussels at the Route 613 crossing of Big Moccasin Creek, Scott County, Virginia. Final Report to Virginia Department of Transportation, Richmond, VA. 8 pp. October 2007
Petty, M. and R.J. Neves. 2005. Survey of the Dan and Mayo River drainages in Virginia and North Carolina for a newly discovered spinymussel. Final Report to U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Gloucester, VA. 38 pp February 2005
Petty, M. and R.J. Neves. 2005. Species occurrence and habitat suitability survey for the endangered James spinymussel. Final Report to U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Gloucester, VA. 114 pp. February 2005
Petty, M. and R.J. Neves. 2005. A survey for the newly discovered Dan spinymussel in the Dan, Mayo, and South Rives, Virginia. Final Report to Virginia Transportation Research Council, Charlottesville, VA. 41 pp. January 2005
Petty, M. and R. J. Neves. 2007. Population augmentation, expansion, and reintroduction of extripated species of endangered mussels in the Big South Fork National River and Recreation Area, Cumberland River system, Kentucky and Tennessee. Final Report to U. S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Asheville, N.C. 45 pp. July 2007
Petty, M. and R. J. Neves. 2007. Augmentation and expansion of endangered mussel populations in the Upper Tennessee and Cumberland River systems, Tennessee. Final Report to U. S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Asheville, N.C. 171 pp. May 2007
Petty, M. and R. J. Neves. 2007. Augmentation and expansion of endangered freshwater mussel populations in the Big South Fork National River and Recreation Area. Final Report to National Park Service, Oneida, TN. 45 pp. July 2007
Petty, M. E. and R. J. Neves. 2007. Survey for the endangered James spinymussel in priority streams of the Dan River system, Pittsylvania, Halifax, and Patrick counties, Virginia. Final Report to Virginia Department of Transportation, Richmond, VA. 21 pp. January 2007
Petty, M. A. and R. J. Neves. 2007. Relocation of the freshwater mussel fauna at the Route 706 ford of Craig Creek, Botetourt County, Virginia. Final Report to Virginia Department of Transportation, Richmond, VA. 8 pp. May 2007
Ostby, B.K. and R.J. Neves. 2005. An evaluation of substratum and flow preferences to rare freshwater mussels in the upper Tennessee River drainage. Final Report to Tennessee Valley Authority, Chattanooga, TN. 202 pp. June 2005
Ostby, B. and R. J. Neves. 2006. Relocation of freshwater mussels from gas pipeline crossing of 6 streams in southwest Virginia. Final Report to TRC Solutions, Lowell, MA. 57 pp. June 2006
Neves, R. J. 2006. Developing water quality standards for the recovery of imperiled freshwater mussels. Final Report to U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Gloucester, VA and Raleigh, NC. 88 pp. June 2006
Mair, R., H. Dan, and R. J. Neves. 2007. Water quality analyses of Indian Creek. Final Report to U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Gloucester, VA. 5 pp. January 2007
M. E. Petty and R. J. Neves. 2006. An intensive survey for the endangered James spinymussel in the Potts Creek watershed, Craig and Alleghany counties, Virginia. Final Report to Virginia Department of Transportation, Richmond, VA. 25 pp. December 2006
Liberty, A. and R.J. Neves. 2004. An evaluation of environmental suitability for survival and growth of juvenile and adult mussels at Buller Hatchery. Final Report to Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries, Richmond, VA. 150 pp. February 2005
Jones, J.W., A.J. Liberty, R. Mair, and R.J. Neves. 2005. Life history and artificial culture of endangered mussels. Final Report to Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency, Nashville, TN. 214 pp. January 2005
Jones, J.W. and R.J. Neves. 2004. Survey of freshwater mussel populations in Indian Creek, Tazewell County, Virginia. Final Report to U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Abingdon, VA. 33 pp. March 2005
Jones, J. and R.J. Neves. 2001. Release of endangered juvenile mussels in Tennessee and Virginia. Ellipsaria 3(1):18. February 2001
Jones, J. W., M. A. Patterson, C. R. Good, A. DiVittorio, and R. J. Neves. 2000. A survey to evaluate the status of freshwater mussel populations in the upper Clinch River, Virginia. Final Report to U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Abingdon, VA, U.S.A. January 2000
Hua, D. and R.J. Neves. 2005. Cooperative research on the pink (purple) heelsplitter mussel (Potamilus alatus). Final Report to Freshwater Fisheries Research Center, Wuxi, China. 97 pp. February 2005
Henley, W.F., J.W. Jones, J.L. Boyles, J.M. McLeod, and R.J. Neves. 2002. An evaluation of the suitability of the Cedar Bluff spill site for recovery of freshwater mussels, Clinch River, Tazewell County, Virginia. Final Report to U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Gloucester, VA. 22 pp. July 2002
Henley, W.F. and R.J. Neves. 2005. Technology development for mussel propagation and release of juvenile mussels to historic habitats in the upper Tennessee River system. Final Report to U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Asheville, NC. 126 pp. January 2005
Henley, W. F., R. J. Neves, L. L. Zimmerman, and R. Winterringer. 1999. A survey of freshwater mussels in the Middle Fork Holston River, Virginia. Banisteria 14:15-24. January 2000
Henley, W. F., M. A. Patterson, R. J. Neves, and A. D. Lemley. 2000. Effects of sedimentation and turbidity on lotic food webs: a concise review for natural resource managers. Reviews in Fisheries Science 8(2):125-139. January 2000
Henley, W. F. and R. J. Neves. 2006. Host species identification for the spectaclecase (Cumberlandia monodonta). Final Report to U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Bloomington, MN. 10 pp. June 2006
Helfrich, L.A., R.J. Neves, and J. Parkhurst. 2001. Liming acidified lakes and ponds. Virginia Cooperative Extension Publication 420-254. 6pp. August 2001
Helfrich, L.A., R.J. Neves, and J. Parkhurst. 2001. Commercial frog farming. Virginia Cooperative Extension Publication No. 420-255. 4 pp. August 2001
Helfrich, L.A., J. Parkhurst, and R.J. Neves. 2001. The control of burrowing crayfish in ponds. Virginia Cooperative Extension Publication 420-253. 3 pp. February 2001
Helfrich, L.A., J. Parkhurst, and R. Neves. 2005. Managing spring wetlands for fish and wildlife habitat. Virginia Tech Extension Bulletin. 11 pp. June 2005
Helfrich, L.A., J. Parkhurst and R. Neves. 2005. Lake property owners guide to understanding and managing lakes: Part I (Physical measurements). Virginia Tech Extension Bulletin. 12 pp. June 2005
Helfrich, L.A. and R.J. Neves. 2001. Stream riparian restoration video. Half-hour video to U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Asheville, NC. January 2001
Helfrich, L. A., J. Parkhurst, and R. J. Neves. 2005. Guide to understanding and managing lakes: Part I (Physical measurements). Virginia Cooperative Extension Publication No. 420-538. 8 pp. April 2006
Helfrich, L. A. and R. J. Neves. 2006. Fee fishing ponds and streams in Virginia. Extension Publication No. 420-720. 4 pp. August 2006
Helfrich, L. A. and R. J. Neves. 2006. America's freshwater insects: an aquatic, educational poster project. Final Report Product (Poster) to U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and World Wildlife Fund. August 2006
Gatenby, C.M. and R.J. Neves. 2001. Optimal feeding conditions for maintaining captive unionids. Final Report to U.S. Fish and WildlifeService, Cookeville, TN. 16 pp. November 2001
Gatenby, C. M., and R. J. Neves. 2000. Ingestion and assimilation of algae by freshwater mussels. Final Report to Biological Resources Division of U.S.G.S., Denver, CO, U.S.A. January 2000
Ensign, W.E. and R.J. Neves. 2000. Re-survey of the James spinymussel (Pleurobema collina) population in the South Fork Potts Creek, Monroe County, Weest Virginia. Final Report, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Elkins, WV. 18 pp. October 2000
Ensign, W. E., and R. J. Neves. 2000. Re-survey of the James spinymussel population in the South Fork Potts Creek, Monroe County, West Virginia. Final Report to U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Elkins, WV, U.S.A. January 2000
Cyterski, M. J., J. J. Ney, and R. J. Neves. 2000. Determination of the trophic support capacity of reservoirs for piscivorous fishes. Final Report to U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Washington, DC, U.S.A. January 2000
Cherry, D.S. T. W. Valenti, R.J. Currie, R.J. Neves, J.W. Jones, R.A. Mair, and C.M. Kane. 2005. Chlorine toxicity to early life stages of freshwater mussels. Final Report to U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Gloucester, VA. 66 pp. June 2005
Beck, K.M., and R.J. Neves. 2001. Propagation studies of the endangered dwarf wedgemussel. Final Report to the North Carolina Department of Transportation, Raleigh, NC. 63 pp. June 2001