Dr. Bruce Stallsmith

Associate Professor, Biological Sciences Department


  • Ecology and conservation of freshwater fishes of North America, including cyprinid minnows, killifishes of the genus Fundulus and percid darters.
  • The influence of trematode gill parasites on highland stream fish such the scarlet shiner, Lythrurus fasciolaris; the telescope shiner, Notropis telescopus; and Etheostoma darter species.
  • Visit the Stallsmith Lab webpage.

Classes Taught


  • Bruce Stallsmith, Josh Mann and Candice Allen. 2015. Reproductive schedule of the blotched chub (Erimystax insignis) in the Flint River of north Alabama. Southeastern Fishes Council Proceedings. No. 55. Available at: http:/trace.tennessee.edu/sfcproceedings/vol1/iss5/3.
  • Bruce Stallsmith. 2015. What Can I Tell You About the Flint River in Alabama? Invited essay, first in a new series called Locations. Fisheries, 40:4, 148–149, DOI: 10.1080/03632415.2015.1021921.
  • B. Thompson and B. Stallsmith. 2015. Microhabitat partitioning of an assemblage of darter species within two tributaries of the Tennessee River in Alabama. River Research and Applications, DOI: 10.1002/rra.2947.
  • Bruce Stallsmith and Rachel Bedingfield. 2015. Reproductive development in the Black Darter (Etheostoma duryi). Journal of Alabama Academy of Science, 86: 15–27.
  • "Reproductive Timing Of The Telescope Shiner, Notropis telescopus, In Alabama, USA." American Midland Naturalist. 163: 326–334. Brittany Holmes, Lindsay Whittington, Loren Marino, Andrew Adrian and Bruce Stallsmith (2010).
  • "PCR-enriched Differential Display of Gene Variation." Dynamic Biochemistry, Process Biotechnology and Molecular Biology. Jason X. Feng, Bruce W. Stallsmith, Maria R. Davis, and Gopi K. Podila. (2010).
  • "Distributional Status Of The Flame Chub, Hemitremia flammea, in Alabama, USA." Endangered Species Research. 12: 87–93. Stallsmith, B.W. (2010). Abstract.
  • "Observations on the Reproductive Biology of Two Notropis Species." Southeastern Naturalist. 6: 693-704. Bruce Stallsmith, Kevin Butler, Amy Woodall and Bob Muller (2007).