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ENST 214 Introduction to Fish and Wildlife Sciences (3 Credits)Recommended: Advanced high school biology course and/or environmental science course. An introductory course in fish and wildlife sciences, with a focus on social, biological, ethical and human dimension issues facing fisheries and wildlife biologists. Fall - AnnuallyENST 314 Fisheries Management and Sustainability (3 Credits)Prerequisites: ENST 214, college algebra: A detailed look at the ecology, management, and sustainability of our fisheries resources. Concepts on human and ecological dimensions are emphasized. Spring - Even YearsENST 499W/698W (MEES 698W) Current Issues in Fisheries and Wildlife Sciences (3 Credits)Prerequisites: ENST 214, 314 and/or 460: A case-study analysis course with considerable student participation discussing current issues in fisheries and wildlife science that focus on critical analysis of the issue, steps taken to address the issue, and if the issue has been resolved. As demanded
BOOKS EDITEDHarrell, R.M., J.H. Kerby, and R.V. Minton (editors). 1990. Culture and Propagation of Striped Bass and its Hybrids. Striped Bass Committee, Southern Division, American Fisheries Society, Bethesda, MD.
Harrell, R.M. (editor), 1997. Striped Bass and Other Morone Culture. Volume 30. Developments in Aquaculture and Fisheries Science. Elsevier Science: Amsterdam. 366 pages.
REPRESENTATIVE BOOK CHAPTERS Kerby, J.H., and R.M. Harrell. 1990. Hybridization, genetic manipulation, and gene pool conservation of striped bass. Pages 159-190 in: Harrell, R.M. et al. (editors) Culture and Propagation of Striped Bass and its Hybrids. Striped Bass Committee, Southern Division, American Fisheries Society, Bethesda, MD.Minton, R.V., and R.M. Harrell. 1990. The culture of striped bass and hybrids in brackish water. Pages 243-251 in: Harrell, R.M. et al. (editors) Culture and Propagation of Striped Bass and its Hybrids. Striped Bass Committee, Southern Division, American Fisheries Society, Bethesda, MD.Rees, R.A., and R.M. Harrell. 1990. Artificial spawning and fry production of striped bass and hybrids. Pages 43-72 in: Harrell, R.M. et al. (editors) Culture and Propagation of Striped Bass and its Hybrids. Striped Bass Committee, Southern Division, American Fisheries Society, Bethesda, MD.Harrell, R.M. 1991. Retrospective insight to striped bass culture and management in the Canadian Maritimes. Pages 61-63 in: Peterson, R.H. (editor) Proceedings of a workshop on biology and culture of striped bass (Morone saxatilis). Canadian Technical Report of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 1832: vi + 66p. St. Andrews, N.B. Canada.Harrell, R.M. 1997. Pond production methods for striped bass and its hybrids. Pages 75-97 in R. M. Harrell, editor. Striped bass and other Morone culture. Developments in Aquaculture and Fisheries Science volume 30. Elsevier Scientific Publishing Company, Amsterdam.Harrell, R.M. 1997. Genetics and genetic manipulation of Morone. Pages 217-234 in R. M. Harrell, editor. Striped bass and other Morone culture. Developments in Aquaculture and Fisheries Science volume 30. Elsevier Scientific Publishing Company, Amsterdam. Harrell, R.M. 2002. Genetic implications of escaped and intentionally-stocked cultured fishes. Pages 167-196 in J. Tomasso editor. Aquaculture and the Environment in the United States. United States Aquaculture Society/World Aquaculture Society, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA.
Harrell, R.M. 2013. Releasing hybrid Morone in natural waters with congeneric species: implications and ethics. Pages 531–549 in J. S. Bulak, C. C. Coutant, and J. A. Rice, editors. Biology and management of inland striped bass and hybrid striped bass. American Fisheries Society, Symposium 80, Bethesda, Maryland.
REPRESENTATIVE REFEREED JOURNALSHarrell, R.M. 1988. Catch and release mortality of striped bass caught with artificial lures and baits. Proceedings Annual Conference of the Southeastern Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies 41:70-76. Serafy, J.E., R.M. Harrell, and J.C. Stevenson. 1988. Quantitative sampling of small fishes in dense vegetation: Design and field testing of portable pop nets. Journal of Applied Ichthyology 4:149-157. Tuncer, H., R.M. Harrell, and E.D. Houde. 1990. Comparative energetics of striped bass (Morone saxatilis) and hybrid (M. saxatilis x M. chrysops) juveniles. Aquaculture 86:387-400. Harrell, R.M., and M.A. Moline. 1992. Comparative stress dynamics of brood stock striped bass associated with two capture techniques. Journal World Aquaculture Society 23:58-63.Harrell, R.M., X.L. Xu, and B. Ely. 1993. Evidence of introgressive hybridization in Chesapeake Bay Morone. Molecular Marine Biology and Biotechnology. 2(5): 291-299.Woods, L.C., III, B. Ely, G. Leclerc, and R.M. Harrell. 1995. Evidence for genetic purity of captive and domestic striped bass broodstocks. Aquaculture 137:41-44.Leclerc, G., B. Ely, X.L. Xu, and R.M. Harrell. 1996. Gynogen production in hybrid striped bass. Journal of the World Aquaculture Society 27:119-125.Jacobs, J.M., S. Lindell, W. Van Heukelem, E.M. Hallerman, and R.M. Harrell. 1999. Strain evaluation of striped bass (Morone saxatilis) under controlled conditions. Aquaculture 173: 171-177. Schutz, J.R. and R.M. Harrell. 1999. Use of sex reversal in striped bass, Morone saxatilis, to create an all-male population. North American Journal of Aquaculture. 61: 97-106.Thompson, J.A., S.G. Hughes, E.B. May, and R.M. Harrell. 2002. Effects of catch and release on physiological responses and acute mortality of striped bass. American Fisheries Society Symposium, 30: 139-143.
Jacobs, J.M., C. Gieseker, B. Van Heukelem, R.M. Harrell. 2005. Caging Atlantic menhaden (Brevoortia tyrannus): collection, husbandry, and in situ bioassays with a sensitive estuarine species. Proceedings of the Southeastern Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies 58:207-218.
Jacobs, J.M., M. Rhodes, B. Martin, D. McIntosh, and R.M. Harrell. 2008. Tissue-specific estimation for whole-body proximate composition of in striped bass Morone saxatilis. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society.137: 386-392.
Jacobs, J.M., M. Rhodes, D. Howard, E.B. May, and R.M. Harrell. 2009. Historical presence of mycobacteriosis in Chesapeake Bay striped bass (1975-1985). Diseases of Aquatic Organisms 85:181-186.
Jacobs, J.M., A. Baya, M. Rhodes, R. Reimschuessel, H. Townsend, and R.M. Harrell. 2009. The influence of nutritional state on the progression and severity of mycobacteriosis in striped bass (Morone saxatilis). Diseases of Aquatic Organisms 87(3):183-187.
J.M. Jacobs, R.M. Harrell, J. Uphoff, H. Townsend, and K. Hartman. 2013. Biological Reference Points for the Nutritional Status of Chesapeake Bay Striped Bass, North American Journal of Fisheries Management, 33:3, 468-48.
Harrell, R.M. 2012. An Ecologist’s Perspective on Creation Care. Theoecology Journal Online. REPRESENTATIVE EXTENSION PUBLICATIONS Kincaid, H. L., J. H. Kerby, and R. M. Harrell. 1990. Induction of female to male sex-reversal in striped bass. Research Information Bulletin, U. S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Department of the Interior, 90-99.Lipton, D.W., and R.M. Harrell. 1990. Figuring costs of production in finfish aquaculture. University of Maryland Sea Grant Publication Number UM-SG-MAP-90-02.Harrell, R.M. 1991. What is aquaculture? University of Maryland Sea Grant Publication Number UM-SG-MAP-91-01.Harrell, R.M., and V. Allan Bandel. 1991. Liming aquaculture and farm ponds in Maryland. University of Maryland Sea Grant Publication Number UM-SG-MA-91-02.Harrell, R.M., and D.W. Webster. 1991. Farm pond management: Increasing production through fertilization. University of Maryland Sea Grant Publication Number UM-SG-MAP-91-03.Harrell, R.M., and R.E. Bohn. 1996. Aquatic plant identification and management: Willow. University of Maryland Sea Grant Publication UM-SG-MAP-96-21. This is part of 42 fact sheets published on Aquatic Plant management.Van Heukelem, W.F., J.M. Jacobs, R.M. Harrell, S.G. Hughes, S. Lindell, and B. Freidman. 2000. Optimal conditions for swimbladder inflation in striped bass larvae reared in intensive systems. Northeast Regional Aquaculture Center (NRAC), Publication # 00-006.Adams, Roger G., Reginal M. Harrell, Deborah J. Maddy, Daniel J. Weigel. 2002. The Scholarship of Extension: Implementing Extension’s Vision for the 21st Century. A White Paper by Extension Committee on Organization and Policy’s Personnel and Organizational Development Committee.Harrell, R.M., R.G. Adams, D.J. Maddy, and D. J. Weigel. 2003. Packaging yourself as an Extension Professional. National Aquaculture Extension Conference Tucson, AZ. Extended Abstract.Adams, R.G., Harrell, R.M., D.J. Maddy, and Daniel J. Weigel. 2005. A diversified portfolio of scholarship: The making of a successful Extension educator. Journal of Extension 43(4).
Webster, D. D. Meritt, J. Takacs, T. Rippen, A. Lazur, D. Terlizzi, and R. Harrell. 2009. Aquaculture situation and outlook report 2009: Maryland. Northeast Regional Aquaculture Center (NRAC), Publication # 104-2009.
Harrell, R.M. 2013. Mammals in Maryland. Maryland Master Naturalist’s Program Supplemental reading.
Harrell, R.M. 2013. Coastal Fishes in Maryland. Maryland Master Naturalist’s Program. Supplemental Reading.