Dennis Scarnecchia, Ph.D.
Professor of Fishery Resources
Phinney Hall 315
Department of Fish and Wildlife Sciences
University of Idaho
875 Perimeter Drive MS 1136
Moscow, Idaho 83844-1136
- Ph. D. Fisheries, Colorado State University, 1983
- M.S. Fisheries, Oregon State University, 1978
- B.S. Physics, University of Arizona, 1976
Paddlefish and sturgeon research
Salmon and trout research
Fish stock assessment
Fish population dynamics
Large river fisheries
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Hemingway, R.J., and D.L. Scarnecchia. 2016. Energy acquisition and retention by age-0 and age-1 paddlefish Polyodon spathula (Walbaum, 1792) in relation to size, growth, and rearing conditions in two Great Plains reservoirs and hatchery ponds. Journal of Applied Ichthyology.
Terrazas, M.M., J. Bednarski, and D.L. Scarnecchia. 2016. Fish assemblage structure and growth in the lower Milk River, Montana, in relation to environmental conditions. Intermountain Journal of Sciences 22:70-90.
Erhardt, J.M., and D.L. Scarnecchia. 2016. Growth model selection and its application for characterizing life history of a migratory bull trout (Salvelinus confluentus) population. Northwest Science 90:328-339.
Stephens, B.C., D.L. Scarnecchia, and D.N. Svingen. 2016. Fish assemblages, habitat conditions, and grazing effects in rolling prairie and badlands streams of the northern Great Plains. Transactions of the Kansas Academy of Science 119:299-321.
Bonneau, J.L., and D.L. Scarnecchia. 2015. Response of benthic macroinvertebrates to carp (Cyprinus carpio) biomanipulation in three tributaries of a eutrophic, Great Plains reservoir, USA. Transactions of the Kansas Academy of Science. 118:13-26.
Rieman, B.E., C.L. Smith, R.J. Naiman, G.T. Ruggerone, C.C. Wood, N. Huntly, E.N. Merrill, J.R. Alldredge, P.A. Bisson, J. Congleton, Kurt D. Fausch, C. Levings, W. Pearcy, D. Scarnecchia & P. Smouse. 2015. A comprehensive approach for habitat restoration in the Columbia Basin. Fisheries.
Leathe, S.A., D.L. Scarnecchia and Y. Lim. 2014. Emigration patterns of age O and age 1 potamodromous rainbow trout Oncorhynchus mykiss and brown trout Salmo trutta from two Missouri River tributaries, Montana, USA. Folia Zoologica 63:137-150.
Bonneau, J.L. and D.L. Scarnecchia. 2014. The zooplankton community of a turbid Great Plains reservoir in response to a biomanipulation with common carp (Cyprinus carpio). Transactions of the Kansas Academy of Science 117:181-192.
Schooley, J.D., D.L. Scarnecchia and A. Crews. 2014. Harvest management regulation options for Oklahoma's Grand Lake stock of paddlefish. Journal of the Southeastern Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies. 1:89-97.
Erhardt, J.M. and D.L. Scarnecchia. 2014. Population changes after 14 years of harvest closure on a migratory population of bull trout in Idaho. North American Journal of Fisheries Management. 34:482-492.
Scarnecchia, D.L., Y. Lim, L.F. Ryckman, K.M. Backes, S.E. Miller, R.S. Gangl, and B.J. Schmitz. 2014. Virtual population analysis, episodic recruitment, and harvest management of paddlefish, with applications to other Acipenseriform fishes. Reviews in Fisheries Science and Aquaculture. 22:16-35.
Scarnecchia, D.L., Y. Lim, S.P. Moran, T.D. Tholl, J.M. DosSantos and K. Breidinger. 2014. Novel fish communities: native and non-native species trends in two run-of-the-river reservoirs, Clark Fork River, Montana. Reviews in Fisheries Science and Aquaculture. 22:97-111.
Bowersox, B.J., D.L. Scarnecchia, S.E. Miller. 2014. Distribution, abundance, and vertical migrations of Leptodora kindtii in a mainstem Missouri River reservoir, Montana, USA. Journal of Freshwater Ecology. 29:171-186.