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Pam Fuller

Fish Biologist

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Pam Fuller is the program leader for the USGS Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Program which maintains a nationwide database and a web site of aquatic invaders.  She is author of the summary book "Nonindigenous Fishes Introduced into Inland Waters of the United States" which reviews the introductions of more than 500 species and looks at spatial and temporal patterns of these introductions.  She has been involved in numerous national and international invasive species research activities and work groups, particularly in the field of invasive species information management.  She has collaborated with the Smithsonian Environmental Research Center to develop NISbase - a distributed query system for aquatic invasive species databases and is involved in the development of a global equivalent - the Global Invasive Species Information Network.






PUBLICATIONS

Fuller, P.L, D.M. Knott, P.R. Kingsley-Smith, J.A. Morris, C.A. Buckel, M.E. Hunter and L.D. Hartman. 2014. Invasion of Asian tiger shrimp, Penaeus monodon Fabricius, 1798, in the western north Atlantic and Gulf of Mexico. Aquatic Invasions 9(1): 59-70. [Link]

Fuller, P.L. and M.J. Cannister. 2013. Introduced fishes of the lower Tennessee and Cumberland drainages. Pages 29-42 In Johansen, R., L.D. Estes, S.W. Hamilton, and A.N. Barrass (eds). Proceedings of the 14th Symposium on the Natural History of the Lower Tennessee and Cumberland River Valleys. Center for Excellence in Field Biology, Austin Peay State University, Clarksville, TN.

Fuller, P.L., A.J. Benson, and M.J. Cannister.  2013.  Summary Report of Freshwater Nonindigenous Aquatic Species in USFWS Region 4 – An Update.  Produced for USFWS.

Fuller, P.L., M. Neilson, and D. Huge.  2013. The NAS Alert System: a look at the first eight years.  Fisheries 38(3):128-138. 

Poulos, H.M., B. Chernoff, P.L. Fuller, and D. Butman.  2012. Mapping the potential distribution of the invasive Red Shiner, Cyprinella lutrensis (Teleostei: Cyprinidae) across waterways of the conterminous United States.  Aquatic Invasions 7(3):377-385. http://aquaticinvasions.net/2012/AI_2012_3_Poulos_etal.pdf

 

Poulos, H.M., B. Chernoff, P.L. Fuller, and D. Butman. 2012. Ensemble forecasting of potential habitat for three invasive fishes. Aquatic Invasions 7(1):59-72. http://www.aquaticinvasions.net/2012/AI_2012_1_Poulos_etal.pdf

 

Witmer, G.W. and P.L. Fuller. 2011. Vertebrate species introductions in the United States and its territories. Current Zoology 57(5):559-567.  http://www.currentzoology.org/temp/%7B99CD9C02-779E-4BB9-81B1-5C6DD4C303EA%7D.pdf

 

Sabo, J.L., T. Sinha, L.C. Bowling, G.H. Shoups, W.W. Wallender, M.E. Campana, K.A. Cherkauer, P.L. Fuller, W.L. Graf, J.W. Hopmans, J.S. Kominoski, C. Taylor, S.W. Trimble, R.H. Webb, and E.E. Wohl. 2010.  Reclaiming freshwater sustainability in the Cadillac Desert.  Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 2010 107 (50):21263-21269.  


Fuller, P.L., D. Diaz, and W. Devers.  2010.  Effects of Hurricane Katrina on an incipient population of Giant Salvinia Salvinia molesta in the lower Pascagoula River, Mississippi.  Gulf and Caribbean Research 22:63-66.

 

Schofield, P.J., M.E. Brown, and P.L. Fuller.  2006.  Salinity tolerance of goldfish, Carassius auratus L., a non-native fish in the United States.  Florida Scientist 69(4):258-268.

 

Stohlgren, T.J., D. Barnett, C. Flather, P. Fuller, B. Peterjohn, J. Kartesz, and L. Master.  2006.  Species richness and patterns of Invasion in plants, birds, and fishes in the United States.  Biological Invasions 2006(8):427-447.

 

Schofield, P.J., J.D. Williams, L.G. Nico, P.L. Fuller, and M. Thomas.  2005.  Foreign Nonindigenous Carps and Minnows (Cyprinidae) in the Continental United States: A Guide to their Identification, Distribution, and Biology.  Scientific Investigations Report 2005-5041.  US Geological Survey.  http://fl.biology.usgs.gov/Carp_ID/index.html

 

Courtenay, W.R., Jr., and P.L. Fuller.  2005.  Underwater and out of sight: invasive fishes and the National Park System. Park Science 22(2):42-45.

 

Fuller, P.L.  2003.  Freshwater Aquatic Vertebrate Introductions in the United States: Patterns and Pathways.  In  Invasion Pathways: Analysis of invasion patterns and pathway management.  G. Ruiz and J. Carlton (eds.).  Island Press, Washington, DC.

 

Benson, A.J., C.J. Jacono, P.L. Fuller, L.R. McKercher, and M.M. Richerson.  2004.  Summary report of nonindigenous aquatic species in U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Region 5.  U.S. Geological Survey, Gainesville, FL. http://fl.biology.usgs.gov/Region_5_Report/index.html

 

Benson, A.J., P.L. Fuller, and C.C. Jacono.  2001.  Summary report of nonindigenous aquatic species in U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Region 4.  U.S. Geological Survey, Gainesville, FL. http://fl.biology.usgs.gov/Region_4_Report/index.html

 

Fuller, P.L.  2001.  Case studies of computerized databases: Aquatic plants and animals.  Pages 16-20 in Invasive Species Stakeholders: Collecting, sharing and using information.  Proceedings of a roundtable.  April 26, 2000, Washington, D.C.  U.S Department of Interior, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Riley Memorial Foundation.  58 pp. http://www.invasivespeciesinfo.gov/docs/news/stkhldr.pdf

 

Christmas, J., R. Eades, D. Cincotta, A. Shiels, R. Miller, M. J. Siemien, T. Sinnott, P. Fuller.  2000.  History, management, and status of introduced fishes in the Chesapeake Bay Basin.  Pages 97-116 in G.D. Therres (editor).  Conservation of Biological Diversity: A Key to the Restoration of the Chesapeake Bay Ecosystem and Beyond.    Maryland Department of Natural Resources, Annapolis, MD.

 

Fuller, P.L.  1999.  USGS develops a drainage-based system to track ANS introductions. Aquatic Nuisance Species Digest 3(3):32-35.

 

Fuller, P.L., L.G. Nico and J.D. Williams.  1999.  Nonindigenous Fishes Introduced into Inland Waters of the United States.  Special Publication 27.  American Fisheries Society, Bethesda, MD.  613 pp.

 

Nico, L.G., and P.L. Fuller.  1999.  Spatial and temporal patterns of nonindigenous fish introductions in the United States.  Fisheries 24(1):16-27.

 

Fuller, P.L.  1998.  Nonindigenous species: methods of introduction and impacts.  Transactions of the 63rd North American Wildlife and Natural Resources Conference.  Wildlife Management Institute, Washington, D.C.

 

Christmas, J., R. Eades, D. Cincotta, A. Shiels, R. Miller, M. J. Siemien, T. Sinnott, P. Fuller.  1998.  History, management, and status of introduced fishes in the Chesapeake Bay Basin.  Proceedings of the Conference on Conservation and Biological Diversity.

 

Boydstun, C.P., P.L. Fuller, and J.D. Williams.  1995.  Nonindigenous fishes of the United States.  Pages 431-433 in E.T. LaRoe, G.S. Farris, C.E. Puckett, P.D. Doran, and M.J. Mack.  Our Living Resources: a report on the distribution, abundance, and health of U.S. plants, animals, and ecosystems.  U.S. Department of the Interior, National Biological Service, Washington, D.C.  530 pp.

 

 

 




                           

My Science Topics


Science Topic
Subtopic
Plants and Animalsinvasive species
Ecology and Environmentaquatic ecosystems
Ecology and Environmentbiogeography
Ecology and Environmentfreshwater ecosystems
Geographic Analysis and Mappingmaps and atlases
Natural Resourcesinland fisheries



My USGS Science Strategy Areas

Data Integration & Interoperability

Understanding Ecosystems & Predicting Ecosystems Change

Invasive Species

Nonindigenous Aquatic Species database

Zoogeography and distribution of freshwater fishes.


NAS Program Fact Sheet

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Contact Information

Pam Fuller
7920 NW 71st Street
Gainesville, FL 32653
pfuller@usgs.gov
352-264-3481
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