Jay Stauffer Jr.

Affiliate Researcher
Titles and Affiliations
Distinguished Professor, Ecosystem Science and Management

Research Summary

Research interests include endangered fishes, freshwater fish behavior, impact of introduced fishes, and systematics and zoogeography of freshwater fishes. 

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Recent Publications

Description of a geographically variable elongate rock-dwelling cichlid (Cichliformes: Cichlidae) from Lake Malawi, Africa

Stauffer, J. R. & Konings, A. F., 2023, In: Zootaxa. 5296, 2, p. 265-274 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

Morphological Comparison of the Chesapeake Logperch Percina bimaculata with the Logperch Percina c. caprodes and Percina c. semifasciata in Pennsylvania

Stauffer, J. R., Freedman, J. A., Fischer, D. P. & Criswell, R. W., Jun 2023, In: Fishes. 8, 6, 288.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

Freshwater unionid mussels threatened by predation of Round Goby (Neogobius melanostomus)

Clark, K. H., Iwanowicz, D. D., Iwanowicz, L. R., Mueller, S. J., Wisor, J. M., Bradshaw-Wilson, C., Schill, W. B., Stauffer, J. R. & Boyer, E. W., Dec 2022, In: Scientific reports. 12, 1, 12859.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

A One Health Approach Relative to Trematode-Caused Diseases of People and Animals Associated with Aquaculture

Madsen, H., Nguyen, H. M., Lanza, G. R. & Stauffer, J. R., 2022, In: Reviews in Fisheries Science and Aquaculture.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview articlepeer-review

Schistosomiasis Control Under Changing Ecological Settings in Lake Malawi

Madsen, H. & Stauffer, J. R., Sep 2022, In: EcoHealth. 19, 3, p. 320-323 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

Determination of Endangered Freshwater Fishes: Can Value Be Estimated?

Stauffer, J. R. & Morgan, R. P., Aug 2022, In: Water (Switzerland). 14, 16, 2524.

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Nile Tilapia, Oreochromis niloticus (Teleostei: Cichlidae): a threat to native fishes of Lake Malawi?

Stauffer, J. R., Chirwa, E. R., Jere, W., Konings, A. F., Tweddle, D. & Weyl, O., Jun 2022, In: Biological Invasions. 24, 6, p. 1585-1597 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview articlepeer-review

Status of freshwater mussels (Unionidae) in the french creek watershed, usa at the onset of invasion by round goby, neogobius melanostomus

Clark, K. H., Wisor, J. M., Mueller, S. J., Bradshaw-Wilson, C., Boyer, E. W. & Stauffer, J. R., Nov 1 2021, In: Water (Switzerland). 13, 21, 3064.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

Microcomputed tomography used to link head morphology and observed feeding behavior in cichlids of Lake Malaŵi

Konings, A. F., Wisor, J. M. & Stauffer, J. R., May 2021, In: Ecology and Evolution. 11, 9, p. 4605-4615 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

Descriptions of two new shell-dwelling species of Metriaclima (Cichlidae) from Lake Malaŵi, Africa

Miller, T. A., Konings, A. F. & Stauffer, J. R., Oct 15 2021, In: Zootaxa. 5052, 3, p. 419-432 14 p.

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A new species of Diplotaxodon (Cichliformes: Cichlidae) from Lake Malaŵi

Stauffer, J. R. & Konings, A. F., Jan 7 2021, In: Zootaxa. 4903, 2, p. 275-284 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

Four new species of Serranochromis (Teleostei: Cichlidae) from the Cuanza and Okavango river systems in Angola, including a preliminary key for the genus

Stauffer, J. R., Bills, R. & Skelton, P. H., Jan 13 2021, In: Zootaxa. 4908, 1, p. 66-84 19 p.

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Re-elevation to species level and redescription of Serranochromis jallae and Serranochromis robustus (Teleostei: Cichlidae)

Stauffer, J. R., Bills, R., Skelton, P. H. & Weyl, O. L. F., Sep 29 2020, In: Zootaxa. 4858, 1, p. 126-134 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

Documentation of Freshwater Mussels (Unionidae) in the Diet of Round Gobies (Neogobius melanostomus) within the French Creek Watershed, Pennsylvania

Bradshaw-Wilson, C., Stauffer, J., Wisor, J., Clark, K. & Mueller, S., Apr 1 2019, In: American Midland Naturalist. 181, 2, p. 259-270 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

Neutral Genetic and Phenotypic Variation within and among Isolated Headwater Populations of Brook Trout

Weathers, T. C., Kazyak, D. C., Stauffer, J. R., Kulp, M. A., Moore, S. E., King, T. L. & Carlson, J. E., Jan 2019, In: Transactions of the American Fisheries Society. 148, 1, p. 58-72 15 p.

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