faculty listing

A Photo of  Jim Reynolds

Contact Information

864 Pemberton Drive
Spring Creek, NV 89815
jbreynolds@alaska.edu

Jim Reynolds Professor Emeritus

Fisheries Ecology

Specialty

  • Electrofishing Theory and Applications

Education

  • B.S. Utah State University (Wildlife Management)
  • M.S. Iowa State University (Fisheries Biology)
  • Ph.D. Iowa State University (Fisheries Biology)

Research Overview

Interests:
Ecology, dynamics and management of freshwater fish and their habitats, with emphasis on rivers and streams in arctic and subarctic regions

Theory and application of electrofishing as a scientific sampling technique in freshwaters of the world

Links

Selected Publications

Reynolds, J. B. 1965. Life history of smallmouth bass, Micropterus dolomieui Lacepede, in the Des Moines River, Boone County, Iowa. Iowa State Journal of Science, 39(4): 417-436.

Reynolds, J. B., and P. W. Laarman. 1970. Estimation of total mercury in Lake St. Clair walleyes. Michigan Department Natural Resources, Research and Development Report 220, 19 pp.

Reynolds, J. B., and D. R. McLain. 1971. Plotting of bathythermograph transect data on a printer. Journal of the Fisheries Research Board of Canada 28(1): 102-103.

Reynolds, J. B. and G. M. DeGraeve. 1972. Seasonal population characteristics of the opossum shrimp, Mysis relicta, in southeastern Lake Michigan, 1970-71. Proceedings of the 15th Conference on Great Lakes Research: 117-131.

Nielsen, L. A. and J. B. Reynolds. 1975. Freshwater shrimp—natural food for pond fishes. Farm Pond Harvest, 9:8-9, 24.

DeGraeve, G. M. and J. B. Reynolds. 1975. Feeding behavior and temperature and light tolerance of Mysis relicta in the laboratory. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society, 104(2): 394-397.

Heberger, R. F. and J. B. Reynolds. 1977. Abundance, composition, and distribution and crustacean zooplankton in relation to hypolimnetic oxygen depletion in west-central Lake Erie. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service., Technical Paper 93, 17 pp. (Received James W. Moffett Publication Award).

Simpson, D. E. and J. B. Reynolds. 1977. Use of boat-mounted electrofishing gear by fishery biologists in the United States. Progressive Fish Culturist 39(2): 88-89.

Nielsen, L. A. and J. B. Reynolds. 1977. Population characteristics of a freshwater shrimp, Palaemonetes kadiakensis Rathbun. Proceedings of the Missouri Academy of Science, 10-11: 44-57.

Reynolds, J. B. and D. E. Simpson. 1978. Evaluation of fish sampling methods and rotenone census. In G. D. Novinger and J. G. Dillard, eds. New approaches to the management of small impoundments. North Central Division, American Fisheries Society, Special Publication 5, pages 11-24.

Reynolds, J. B. and L. R. Babb. 1978. Structure and dynamics of largemouth bass populations. In G. D. Novinger and J. G. Dillard, eds. New approaches to the management of small impoundments. North Central Division, American Fishery Society, Special Publications No. 5, pages 50-61.

Malley, D. F. and J. B. Reynolds. 1979. Sampling strategies and life history of non-insectan freshwater invertebrates. Journal of the Fisheries Research Board of Canada, 36: 311-318.

Ellis, J. M., G. B. Farabee and J. B. Reynolds. 1979. Fish communities in three successional stages of side channels in the upper Mississippi River. Transactions of the Missouri Academy of Science, 13: 5-20.

Weithman, A. S., J. B. Reynolds and D. E. Simpson. 1980. Assessment of structure of largemouth bass stocks by sequential sampling. Proceedings of the Annual Conference Southeastern Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies 33: 415-424.

Neuswanger, D. J., W. W. Taylor and J. B. Reynolds. 1982. Comparison of macroinvertebrate herpobenthos and haptobenthos in side channel and slough in the upper Mississippi River. Freshwater Invertebrate Biology, 1(3): 13-24.

Reynolds, J. B. 1983. Electrofishing. Pages 147-163 in Fisheries Techniques by L. A. Nielsen and D. L. Johnson, editors. 468 pages. American Fisheries Society, Bethesda, Maryland.

Ebbesson, S. O. E., G. T. Bazer, R. P. Bailey, J. B. Reynolds and J. E. Smith. 1987. Changes with age in total brain concentrations of biogenic amine neurotransmitters in coho salmon (Oncorhynchus kisutch Walbaum). Brain Research 405: 175-177.

Bazer, G. T., S. O. E. Ebbesson, J. B. Reynolds and R. P. Bailey. 1987. A cobalt-lysine study of primary olfaction projections in king salmon fry (Oncorhynchus tshawytscha Walbaum). Cell and Tissue Research 248: 499-503.

Ebbesson, S. O. E., G. T. Bazer, J. B. Reynolds and R. P. Bailey. 1988. Retinal projections in sockeye salmon smolts (Oncorhynchus nerka). Cell and Tissue Research 252:215-218.

Reynolds, J. B. and A. L. Kolz. 1988. Comments: Electrofishing injury to large rainbow trout. North American Journal of Fisheries Management 8(4):516-517.

Breeser, S. W., F. D. Stearns, M. W. Smith, R. L. West and J. B. Reynolds. 1988. Observations of movements and habitat preferences of burbot in an Alaskan glacial river system. Transactions of the North American Fisheries Society 117(5):506-509.

Reynolds, J. B., R. C. Simmons and A. R. Burkholder. 1989. Effects of placer mining discharge on health and food habits of Arctic grayling. Water Resources Bulletin 25(3):625-635.

Kolz, A. L. and J. B. Reynolds. 1989. Determination of power threshold response curves. Pages 15-24 in Electrofishing, a Power Related Phenomenon. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Fish and Wildlife Technical Report 22, 24 pages.

Hino, T., K. Maekawa and J. B. Reynolds. 1990. Alternative male mating behaviors in land-locked Dolly Varden (Salvelinus malma) in south-central Alaska. Journal of Ethology 8:13-20.

Fleming, D. F. and J. B. Reynolds. 1991. Effects of spawning run delay on spawning migration of Arctic grayling. American Fisheries Society Symposium 10:299-305.

Reynolds, J. B. 1991. Introduction to the session: Methods. Pages 73-75 in Zalewski, M., J. E. Thorpe and P. Gaudin, editors. Fish and land/inland water ecotones. UNESCO/MAB, University of Lodz, Poland.

Reynolds, J. B. 1991. Developments in electric fishing (book review). Transactions of the American Fisheries Society 120:831-833.

Oswood, M. W., J. B. Reynolds, J. D. LaPerriere, R. Holmes, J. Hallberg and J. H. Triplehorn. 1992. Water quality and ecology of the Chena River, Alaska. Pages 5-24 in Becker, C. D. and D. A. Neitzel, editors. Water quality in North American river systems. Battelle Press, Columbus, Ohio.

West, R. L., M. W. Smith, W. E. Barber, J. B. Reynolds and H. Hop. 1992. Autumn migration and overwintering of Arctic grayling in coastal streams of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society 121:709-715.

Reynolds, J. B. 1993. Fish collection techniques: Operation of an electrofishing boat. (video review). Fisheries 18:51.

Reynolds, J. B. 1994. Northern chars: Scientific challenges and management opportunities. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society 123:368-369.

Reynolds, J. B., special editor. 1994. Biology and management of Arctic char. Special Section, Transactions of the American Fisheries Society 123:368-444.

Hughes, N. F. and J. B. Reynolds. 1994. Why do Arctic grayling (Thymallus arcticus) get bigger as you go upstream? Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Science 51:2154-2163.

Reynolds, J. B. 1995. Development and status of electric fishing as a scientific sampling technique. Pages 49-61 in G.T. Sakagawa, editor. Assessment methodologies and management. Proceedings of the World Fisheries Congress, Theme 5. Oxford & IBH Publishing Co., New Delhi.

Reynolds, J. B. and A. L. Kolz. 1995. Comment: Reducing electrofishing-induced injury of rainbow trout. North American Journal of Fisheries Management 15:963-965.

Reynolds, J. B. 1996. Electrofishing. Pages 221-253 in B. R. Murphy and D. W. Willis, editors. Fisheries techniques, 2nd edition. American Fisheries Society, Bethesda, Maryland.

Van Zee, B. E., T. D. Hill, D. W. Willis, L. F. Brown, and J. B. Reynolds. 1996. Comment: clarification of the outputs from a Coffelt VVP-15 electrofisher. North American Journal of Fisheries Management 16:447-478.

LaPerriere, J. D. and J. B. Reynolds. 1997. Gold placer mining and stream ecosystems of interior Alaska. Pages 265-280 in A. M. Milner and M. W. Oswood, editors. Freshwaters of Alaska: ecological syntheses. Springer-Verlag, New York.

Reynolds, J. B. 1997. Ecology of overwintering fishes in Alaskan freshwaters. Pages 281-302 in A. M. Milner and M. W. Oswood, editors. Freshwaters of Alaska: ecological syntheses. Springer-Verlag, New York.

Reynolds, J. B., editor. 1997. Fish ecology in arctic North America. American Fisheries Society Symposium 19, Bethesda, Maryland.

Oswood, M.W., J.B. Reynolds, J.G. Irons III and A.M. Milner. 2000. Distributions of freshwater fishes in ecoregions and hydroregions of Alaska. Journal of the North American Benthological Society 19:405-418.

Reynolds, J.B. and F.M. Holliman. 2000. Guidelines for assessment and reduction of electrofishing-induced injuries in trout and salmon. Pages 235-240 in D. Schill and others, editors, Management in the new millennium: Are we ready? Wild Trout VII Beyond Words, Fort Collins, Colorado.

Poff, N.L, P.L. Angermeier, S.D. Cooper, P.S. Lake , K.D. Fausch, K.O. Winemiller, L.A.K. Mertes, M.W. Oswood, J.Reynolds, and F.J. Rahel. 2001. Global change and stream fish diversity. Pages 315-349 in F.S. Chapin, O.E. Sala, and R. Huber-Sannwald (editors), Scenarios of future biodiversity. Springer-Verlag, New York.

Holliman, F.M. and J.B. Reynolds. 2002. Electroshock-induced injury in juvenile white sturgeon. North American Journal of Fisheries Management 22:494-499.

Holliman, F.M., J.B. Reynolds and T.J. Kwak. 2003. A predictive risk model for electroshock-induced mortality in the endangered Cape Fear shiner. North American Journal of Fisheries Management 23:905-912.

Holliman, F.M., J.B. Reynolds and T.J. Kwak. 2003. Injury and electroshock-induced mortality in spotfin chub, a threatened minnow. North American Journal of Fisheries Management 23:962-966

Reynolds, J.B. and F.M. Holliman. 2004. Injury of American eels captured by electrofishing and trap-netting. North American Journal of Fisheries Management 24:686-689.

Holliman, F.M., J.B. Reynolds, and J.A.S. Holmes. 2010. Effects of healing time and pulsed-DC waveform on injury detection and incidence in electroshocked juvenile Chinook salmon. North American Journal of Fisheries Management 30:1413–1419.

Reynolds, J.B., and A.L. Kolz. 2012. Electrofishing. Pages 305-361 in A.V. Zale, D.L. Parrish, and T.M. Sutton, editors. Fisheries techniques, 3rd edition. American Fisheries Society, Bethesda, Maryland.