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Pam Schofield

Research Fishery Biologist

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Schofield, P.J., D. H. Slone, W.F. Loftus and D.R. Gregoire.  2013. Effects of a non-native cichlid fish (African jewelfish, Hemichromis letourneuxi Sauvage 1880) on a simulated Everglades aquatic community.  Hydrobiologia DOI: 10.1007/s10750-013-1697-0  http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s10750-013-1697-0#

 Schofield P.J. & D.H. Pecora.  2013.  Croaking gourami, Trichopsis vittata (Cuvier, 1831), in Florida, USA. BioInvasions Records 2:247–251. http://www.reabic.net/journals/bir/2013/3/BIR_2013_3_Schofield_Pecora.pdf

 Ruttenberg, B.I., P.J. Schofield, J.L. Akins, A. Acosta, M.W. Feeley, J. Blondeau, S.G. Smith & J.S. Ault.  2012.  Rapid Invasion of the Indo-Pacific lionfishes (Pterois volitans and Pterois miles) in the Florida Keys, USA: evidence from multiple pre- and post-invasion data sets.  Bulletin of Marine Science 88: 1051-1059. http://www.ingentaconnect.com/content/umrsmas/bullmar/2012/00000088/00000004/art00014

 Lowe, M.R., W. Wu, M.S. Peterson, N.J. Brown-Peterson, W.T. Slack, and P.J. Schofield.  2012.  Survival, growth and reproduction of non-native Nile tilapia II: Fundamental niche projections and invasion potential in the northern Gulf of Mexico.  PLoS One 7: e41580. http://www.plosone.org/article/info%3Adoi%2F10.1371%2Fjournal.pone.0041580

 Rhyne, A.L., M.F. Tlusty, P.J. Schofield, L. Kaufman, J.A. Morris Jr, and A.W. Bruckner.  2012.  Revealing the appetite of the marine aquarium fish trade: the volume and biodiversity of fish imported into the United States.  PLoS ONE 7(5): e35808. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0035808  http://www.plosone.org/article/fetchObjectAttachment.action?uri=info%3Adoi%2F10.1371%2Fjournal.pone.0035808&representation=PDF

 Hart, K.M., P.J. Schofield and D.R. Gregoire.  2012.  Experimentally derived salinity tolerance of hatchling Burmese pythons (Python molurus bivittatus) from the Everglades, Florida (USA). Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 413: 56-59. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S002209811100520X

 Schofield, P.J. and D.H. Huge.  2011.  Low-temperature tolerance of two non-native fishes (Hoplosternum littorale [Hancock 1828], Cichlasoma bimaculatum [Linnaeus 1758]) established in south Florida USA.  Florida Scientist 74: 73-83.

Schofield, P.J., M. S. Peterson, M. R. Lowe, N. J. Brown-Peterson and W. T. Slack.  2011. Survival, growth and reproduction of non-indigenous Nile tilapia, Oreochromis niloticus (Linnaeus 1758).I. Physiological capabilities in various temperatures and salinities.  Marine and Freshwater Research 62: 439-449. http://www.publish.csiro.au/?paper=MF10207

 Schofield, P.J.  2010.  Update on geographic spread of invasive lionfishes (Pterois volitans [Linnaeus 1758] and P. miles [Bennett 1828]) in the Western North Atlantic Ocean, Caribbean Sea and Gulf of Mexico.  Aquatic Invasions 5: S117-S122.  http://www.aquaticinvasions.net/2010/Supplement/AI_2010_5_S1_Schofield

 Langston, J.N., P.J. Schofield, J. E. Hill and W. F. Loftus.  2010.  Salinity tolerance of the African jewelfish Hemichromis letourneuxi, a non-native cichlid in south Florida, USA.  Copeia 2010: 475-480. http://www.asihcopeiaonline.org/doi/abs/10.1643/CP-09-069

 Lorenz, O.T., M.T. O’Connell and P.J. Schofield.  2010.  Aggressive interactions between the invasive Rio Grande cichlid (Herichthys cyanoguttatus) and native bluegill (Lepomis macrochirus), with notes on redspotted sunfish (Lepomis miniatus).  Journal of Ethology 29: 39-46.  http://www.springerlink.com/content/721u10xj44n02454

 Paterson, J.A., L.J. Chapman & P.J. Schofield.  2009.  Intraspecific variation in gill morphology of juvenile Nile perch, Lates niloticus, in Lake Nabugabo, Uganda.  Environmental Biology of Fishes. Published online: 8 April 2010.  DOI: 10.1007/s10641-010-9600-6.  http://www.springerlink.com/content/d6m27k8715124828/?p=e3b77fdc7ce6492da1aea0b50ad67f8a&pi=1

 Saylor, R.K. D.L. Miller, M.W. Vandersea, M.S. Bevelhimer, P.J. Schofield & W.A. Bennett.  2010.  Epizootic ulcerative syndrome caused by Aphanomyces invadans in captive bullseye snakehead Channa marulius collected from south Florida, USA.  Diseases of Aquatic Organisms 88: 169-175.  http://www.int-res.com/abstracts/dao/v88/n2/p169-175/

 Schofield, P.J., W.F. Loftus, R.M. Kobza, M.I. Cook & D.H. Slone.  2009.  Tolerance of nonindigenous cichlid fishes (Cichlasoma urophthalmus, Hemichromis letourneuxi) to low temperature: laboratory and field experiments in south Florida.  Biological Invasions 12: 2441-2457..

            http://www.springerlink.com/content/j5677x47327186mr/?p=dbe3cac6a65a43698aa64bedca2ed395&pi=0

 

Schofield, P.J., J.A. Morris, Jr. & L. Akins.  2009.  Field Guide to Nonindigenous Marine Fishes of Florida.  NOAA Technical Memorandum NOS NCCOS 92.  Available online: http://fl.biology.usgs.gov/Marine_Fish_ID/index.html

 

Schofield, P.J.  2009.  Geographic extent and chronology of the invasion of non-native lionfish (Pterois volitans [Linnaeus 1758] and P. miles [Bennett 1828]) in the Western North Atlantic and Caribbean Sea.  Aquatic Invasions 4: 473-479. Available online: http://www.aquaticinvasions.net/2009/AI_2009_4_3_Schofield.pdf

 

Schofield, P.J. & L.G. Nico.  2009.  Salinity tolerance of non-native Asian swamp eels (Teleostei: Synbranchidae) in Florida, USA: comparison of three populations and implications for dispersal.  Environmental Biology of Fishes 85: 51-59.  http://www.springerlink.com/content/1274316563607398/?p=1cfc31c6a08548c5b08f7aa56c0e0e32&pi=3

 

Schofield, P.J., W.F. Loftus & J.A. Fontaine.  2009.  Salinity effects on hypoxia tolerance by the non-native Mayan cichlid (Cichlasoma urophthalmus) from Florida Everglades wetlands.  Journal of Fish Biology 74: 1245-1258. http://www3.interscience.wiley.com/journal/122305535/abstract

 

Schofield, P.J., W.T. Slack, M.S. Peterson & D.R. Gregoire.  2007.  Assessment and control of an invasive aquaculture species:  An update on Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus) in coastal Mississippi after Hurricane Katrina.  Southeastern Fishes Council Proceedings 49: 9-15.

 

Schofield, P.J., W.F. Loftus & M.E. Brown.  2007.  Hypoxia tolerance of two centrarchid sunfishes and an introduced cichlid in karstic Everglades wetlands of southern Florida, U.S.A.  Journal of Fish Biology 71 Sup D: 87-99. http://www3.interscience.wiley.com/journal/118483660/abstract

 

Schofield, P.J. & L.G. Nico.  2007.  Toxicity of 5% rotenone to nonindigenous Asian swamp eels.  North American Journal of Fisheries Management 27: 453-459. http://afsjournals.org/doi/abs/10.1577/M05-206.1

 

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

 

Schofield, P.J., J.D. Williams, L.G. Nico, P.L. Fuller & M.R. Thomas.  2005.  Foreign Nonindigenous Carps and Minnows (Cyprinidae) in the United States:  A Guide to their Identification, Distribution, and Biology.  U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Report 2005-5041, Tallahassee, Florida.  103 pp.  Available online: http://fl.biology.usgs.gov/Carp_ID/html/introduction.html

 

Schofield, P.J. & A.B. Powell.  2005.  Cichlidae.  pp 1819-1822 In: Richards, W. J., Ed.  Early stages of Atlantic fishes: an identification guide for the western central North Atlantic.  U.S. Department of Commerce. 

 

 Schofield, P.J.  2005.  Predation vulnerability of two gobies (Microgobius gulosus; Gobiosoma robustum) is not related to presence of seagrass.  Florida Scientist 68: 25-34.

 

Schofield, P.J.  2004.  Influence of salinity, competition and food supply on the growth of Gobiosoma robustum and Microgobius gulosus from Florida Bay, U.S.A.  Journal of Fish Biology 64: 820-832.  http://www3.interscience.wiley.com/journal/118755929/abstract

 

Schofield, P.J.  2003.  Salinity tolerance of two gobies (Microgobius gulosus, Gobiosoma robustum) in Florida Bay (USA).  Gulf of Mexico Science 21: 86-91.

 

Schofield, P.J.  2003.  Habitat selection of two gobies (Microgobius gulosus, Gobiosoma robustum): influence of structural complexity, competitive interactions and presence of a predator.  Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 288: 125-137.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0022098103000042

 

Schofield, P.J. & S.T. Ross.  2003.  Habitat selection of the channel darter, Percina (Cottogaster) copelandi: a surrogate for the imperiled pearl darter, Percina aurora.  Journal of Freshwater Ecology 18: 249-257. 

            http://www.informaworld.com/smpp/content~db=all~content=a931949313

 

Chapman, L.J., C.A. Chapman, P.J. Schofield, J.P. Olowo, L.S. Kaufman, O. Seehausen & R. Ogutu-Ohwayo.  2003.  Fish faunal resurgence in Lake Nabugabo, East Africa.  Conservation Biology 17: 500-511. http://www3.interscience.wiley.com/journal/118885555/abstract

 

Schofield, P.J. & L.J. Chapman.  2000.  Hypoxia tolerance of introduced Nile perch:  Implications for survival of indigenous fishes in the Lake Victoria basin.  African Zoology 35: 35-42.

 

Schofield, P.J. & L.J. Chapman.  1999.  Interactions between Nile perch, Lates niloticus, and other fishes in Lake Nabugabo, Uganda.  Environmental Biology of Fishes 55: 343-358.  http://www.springerlink.com/content/t6266l58l28566w6/?p=1cfc31c6a08548c5b08f7aa56c0e0e32&pi=2 

 

Schofield, P.J. & G.H. Burgess.  1997.  Etmopterus robinsi: A new species of deep-water dogshark (Elasmobranchii, Etmopteridae) from the Caribbean and Western Atlantic with a redescription of E. hillianus.  Bulletin of Marine Science 60: 1060-1073.  http://www.ingentaconnect.com/content/umrsmas/bullmar/1997/00000060/00000003/art00027


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Aquatic ecology, including effects of environmental alterations on physiology, behaviour, feeding, predator-prey interactions and habitat selection.  Special interest in ecology of non-indigenous species.  Experience in marine, estuarine and freshwater habitats.


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Pam Schofield
7920 NW 71st Street
Gainesville, FL 32653
pschofield@usgs.gov
352-264-3530
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