Dr. Bruce Stallsmith

Associate Professor, Biological Sciences


301 Sparkman Drive
Shelby Center
Room 369P
Huntsville, AL 35899
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Dr. Bruce Stallsmith's Curriculum Vitae

Dr. Bruce Stallsmith's Personal Website


  • Aquatic Biology
  • Fisheries Biology
  • 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.

Recent Publications

  • Stallsmith, B.W., J.P. Ebersole, W.G. Hagar. 1996. The effects of acid episodes on Lepomissunfish recruitment and growth in two ponds. Freshwater Biology 36: 731-744.

  • Stallsmith, B.W., J.P. Ebersole, W.G. Hagar. 1995. Effects of transient acidity on daily Lepomissunfish recruitment in a Massachusetts pond. Population Biologists of New England, 1995 meeting. 

  • Ph.D. Dissertation. 1995. The effects of acid rain on Lepomissunfish reproduction in two ponds. 150 pp.

  • Paul, D., B.W. Stallsmith, W.G. Hagar. 1994. An Interactive Data Collection Device for the Detection of Estuarine Fronts. Marine Technology Society Journal, 28: 45-49.

  • Paul, D., B.W. Stallsmith, W.G. Hagar. 1994. Detection of Estuarine Fronts Using an Interactive Data Collection Device. Proceedings of the Second Thematic Conference on Remote Sensing for Marine and Coastal Environments, vol. 2, pp. 127-137.

  • Stallsmith, B.W., W.G. Hagar. 1993. Evaluation of Biotic Productivity of a Tidal Mudflat in Boston Harbor. Proceedings of the Twenty-Fifth International Symposium: Remote Sensing and Global Environmental Change, vol. 2, pp. 813-822

  • Stallsmith, B.W., J.P. Ebersole, W.G. Hagar. 1993. Transient pH Effects on LepomisFish. American Association for the Advancement of Science Meeting, Boston, MA. AAAS Publ. 93-03S: A231 p. 223.

  • Hagar, W.G., P.G. Minuitti, B.W. Stallsmith. 1992. Remote Monitoring of Oxygen Levels in Savin Hill Cove of Boston Harbor. Proceedings of the First Thematic Conference on Remote Sensing for Marine and Coastal Environments 1: 547-556.

  • M.S. Thesis. 1991. Transient pH effects on Lepomishatching dates. 80 pp

  • Stallsmith, B., J.P. Ebersole and W.G. Hagar. 1991. The Effects of Acidic Precipitation Upon Daily Patterns of LepomisSunfish Spawning and Hatching Success. Bull. zool. Mus. Univ. Amsterdam, Special Issue, August 1991, p. 79

Affiliate Faculty

Hudson Alpha Institute for Biotechnology

Dr. Devin Absher

Research Faculty

Dr. Gregory Barsh

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Dr. Josh Clevenger

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Dr. Sara Cooper

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Dr. Gregory Cooper

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Dr. Jane Grimwood

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Dr. Jian Han

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Dr. Alex Harkess

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Dr. Neil Edward Lamb

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Dr. Elaine Lyon

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Dr. Richard Myers

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Dr. Kankshita Swaminathan

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