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

Missouri Staff Member


Dr. Jacob Thomas Westhoff

Phone: (573) 808 - 4941
Email: jtw7a1@missouri.edu
Personal website
Research Publications Publication Date
Westhoff, J.T., R.J. DiStefano and D.D. Magoulick. 2012. Do environmental changes or juvenile competition act as mechanisms of species displacement in crayfishes? Hydrobiologia 2012-02-28
Westhoff, J., and C. Paukert. Climate change simulations predict altered biotic response in a thermally heterogeneous stream system. PLoS One. 2014-10-31
Westhoff, J., C. Paukert, et. al. 2014. Behavioral thermoregulation and bioenergetics of riverine smallmouth bass associated with ambient cold-period thermal refuge. Ecology of Freshwater Fish DOI: 10.1111/eff.12192. 2014-10-31
Westhoff, J. and A.E. Rosenberger. 2016. A global review of freshwater crayfish thermal ecology. Reviews in Fish Biology and Fisheries 26:329-349. 2016-05-31
DiStefano, R.J., J.T. Westhoff, C.W. Ames, and A.E. Rosenberger. 2016. Life history of the vulnerable endemic crayfish Cambarus (erebicambarus) maculatus (Decapoda: Cambaridae) in Missouri. USA. Journal of Crustacean Biology 36:615-627. 2016-09-30
DiStefano, R.J., J.T. Westhoff, C.J. Rice, and A.E. Rosenberger. 2019. Life history of the endemic saddleback crayfish Faxonius medius (Faxon, 1884), (Decapoda: Cambridae) in Missouri, USA. Freshwater Crayfish 24:1-13. 2019-03-31
Presentations Presentation Date
Westhoff, J., and C. Paukert. Thermal and physical habitat characteristics of the Ozark National Scenic Riverways. Missouri Natural Resources Conference, Osage Beach, MO. 17 October 2012. 2013-02-01
Westhoff, J., and C. Paukert. Habitat and temperature selection of smallmouth bass in the Jacks Fork River. Missouri/Arkansas White River Partnership Meetings, Branson, MO. 17 October 2012. 2012-10-17
Westhoff, J., R. DiStefano, C. Ames, and A. Rosenberger. 2015. Life history of the Freckled Crayfish Cambarus maculatus in two Missouri streams. Missouri Natural Resources Conference, Osage Beach, Missouri. February 2015- Poster Presentation. 2015-02-15
Westhoff, J., C. Rice, and A. Rosenberger. 2016. Research can inform management of aquatic ecototherms facing a thermally dynamic future: a crayfish example. Missouri Natural Resources Conference, Osage Beach, Missouri, February 2016. 2016-02-05
Westhoff, J. T., R. DiStefano, C. Ames, and A.E. Rosenberger. 2015. Life history of the Freckled Crayfish Cambarus maculatus in two Missouri Streams. Oral Presentation for the Southern Division of the American Fisheries Society, Savanah, Georgia. January 2015. 2015-01-01
Tracy Smith, E., P. Blanchard, M. Combes, D. Lobb, C. Paukert, and J. Persinger. Evaluating Fish Community Changes to Stream Flow Alterations American Fisheries Society Annual Meeting, Portland, OR. 2015-08-17
Paukert, C., J. Westhoff, and A. Pease. Effects of Climate Change on Smallmouth Bass in Midwestern US Streams. American Fisheries Society Annual Meeting, Portland, OR. 2015-08-17
Coons, A., A.E. Rosenberger, and J. Westhoff. 2020. Habitat use of longnose darters (Percina nasuta) in Missouri. Annual Meeting of the Southern Division of the American Fisheries Society. Little Rock, Arkansas, February, 2020. 2020-02-20