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Jim LuomaJames A. Luoma

Position title: Research Fisheries Biologist

Fax: 608.783.6066

1990 B.A., Environmental Biology, St. Mary’s University, Minnesota

Primary Responsibilities/Activities:
As a research fisheries biologist in the Invasive Species team, I lead research on the development of chemical fishery management tools for controlling aquatic invasive species. Research includes development of new oral delivery platforms and treatment methods for controlling filter feeding aquatic invasive species such as Hypophthalmichthys carp (bighead and silver) and Dreissenid mussels (zebra and quagga).

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Select Publications:
Rach, J.J., G.G. Sass, J.A. Luoma and M.P. Giakowski., 2010, Effects of Water Hardness on Size and Hatching Success of Silver Carp Eggs: North American Journal of Fisheries Management, v. 30, p.230-237.

Waller, D.L., Rach J.J. and Luoma, J.A., 1998, Acute toxicity and accumulation of the piscicide 3-trifluoromethyl-4-nitrophenol (TFM) in freshwater mussels (Bivalvia: Unionidae): Ecotoxicology, v. 7, no. 2 p. 113-121.

Rach, J.J., Luoma, J.A., and Marking L.L., 1994, Development of an antimycin-impregnated bait for controlling common carp: North American Journal of Fisheries Management, v. 14, no. 2, p. 442-446.

Waller, D.L., Rach J.J., Cope, W.G. and Luoma J.A., 1993, A Sampling method for conduction relocation studies with freshwater mussels: Journal of Freshwater Ecology, v. 8, no. 4, p. 397-399.


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