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Publications

I have done most of my research through my graduate students, so the diversity of their theses projects have yielded a wide range of publications through the years.

  • Perret, A. J., M. D. Kaller, W. E. Kelso, and D. A. Rutherford. 2009. Effects of Hurricanes Katrina and Rita on Sportfish Community Abundance in the Eastern Atchafalaya River Basin, Louisiana. North American Journal of Fisheries Management. In press.
  • Kaller, M. D., W. E. Kelso, B. T. Halloran, and D. A. Rutherford. 2009. Effects of Spatial Scale on Assessment of Dissolved Oxygen Dynamics in the Atchafalaya River Basin, Louisiana. Hydrobiologia. In press.
  • Fisher, J. C., and W. E. Kelso. 2007. Effectiveness of artificial plants in subsurface exclosures as a substrate for hydrilla-dwelling macroinvertebrate communities. Journal of Freshwater Ecology 22: 33-39.
  • Kaller, M. D., Hudson, J. D. III, Achberger, E. C., and W. E. Kelso. 2007. Wild pig research in western Louisiana: expanding populations and unforeseen consequences. Human-Wildlife Conflicts 1: In press.
  • Kaller, M. D., and W. E. Kelso. 2006. Association of macroinvertebrate assemblages with dissolved oxygen concentration and wood surface area in selected subtropical streams of the southeastern USA. Aquatic Ecology. In press.
  • Podey, A. M., W. E. Kelso, and D. A. Rutherford. 2006. Assessing floodplain-swamp water quality rehabilitation in the Atchafalaya River Basin, Louisiana. Pages 205-216 in Y. J. Xu and V. P. Singh, editors. Coastal environment and water quality. Water Resources Publications, LLC, Highlands Ranch, CO.
  • Kaller, M. D., and W. E. Kelso. 2006. Short-term decompositional state does not influence use of woody by macroinvertebrates in subtropical, coastal plain streams. Hydrobiologia 571:157-167.
  • Kaller, M. D., and W. E. Kelso. 2006. Effects of a small-scale clearing on habitat and macroinvertebrates of a southwestern Louisiana coastal bottomland stream. Southwestern Naturalist 51(2): 143-151. 
  • Kaller, M. D., and W. E. Kelso. 2006. Feral swine alter aquatic macroinvertebrate and microbial communities in a coastal plain stream: pigs, pathogens, and pathways. American Midland Naturalist. In press.
  • Kaller, M. D., and W. E. Kelso. 2006. Occurrence of freshwater bivalves in a chronically hypoxic coastal stream in Louisiana, USA. Journal of Freshwater Ecology 21:355-357.
  • Kelso, W. E., D. A. Rutherford, C. F. Bryan, M. J. Sabo, and K. R. Gelwicks. 2005. Fishes and bottomland forests: hydrologic changes and floodplain habitats of the Atchafalaya River, Louisiana. Pages 213-224 in: L. H. Fredrickson, S. L. King, and R. M. Kaminski, editors. Ecology and Management of Bottomland Hardwood Systems: The State of Our Understanding. University of Missouri-Columbia. Gaylord Memorial Laboratory Special Publication No. 10. Puxico. 
  • Colon-Gaud, J.-C., W. E. Kelso, and D. A. Rutherford. 2004. Spatial Distribution of Macroinvertebrates Inhabiting Hydrilla and Coontail Beds in the Atchafalaya Basin, Louisiana. Journal of Aquatic Plant Management 42: 85-90.
  • Kaller, M. D., and W. E. Kelso. 2004. Effects of feral swine (Sus scrofa) on water quality in a coastal bottomland stream. Proceedings of the Southeastern Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies 57:291-297.
  • Colon-Gaud, J.-C. and W. E. Kelso. 2003. A suitcase trap for sampling macroinvertebrates in dense submerged aquatic vegetation. Journal of the Kansas Entomological Society 76:667-671.
  • Kelso, W. E., D. A. Rutherford, and N. L. Davidson. 2003. Diel Vertical Migration of Cladocerans and Copepods in the Atchafalaya River Basin Floodplain. Journal of Freshwater Ecology 18: 259-268.
  • Rutherford, D. A., K. R. Gelwicks, and W. E. Kelso. 2001. Physicochemical effects of the flood pulse on fishes in the Atchafalaya River Basin, Louisiana. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society 130: 276-288.
  • Fontenot, Q. C., D. A. Rutherford, and W. E. Kelso. 2001. Physicochemical influences on the distribution of larval fishes in the Atchafalaya River Basin, Louisiana. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society 130:107-116.
  • Davidson, N. L., Jr., W. E. Kelso, and D. A. Rutherford. 2000. Characteristics of cladoceran and copepod communities in floodplain habitats of the Atchafalaya River Basin. Hydrobiologia 435:99-107.
  • Drury, D. L., and W. E. Kelso. 2000. Invertebrate colonization of woody debris in coastal plain streams. Hydrobiologia: 434:63-72.
  • Aday, D. D., D. A. Rutherford, and W. E. Kelso. 2000. Effect of hypoxia on RNA-DNA ratios of bluegill in the lower Atchafalaya River Basin, Louisiana. American Midland Naturalist 143:433-442.
  • Landry, R. C., and W. E. Kelso. 1999. Habitat influences on parasites of age-0 largemouth bass in the Atchafalaya River Basin, Louisiana. Journal of Freshwater Ecology 14:519-533.
  • Sabo, M. J., C.F. Bryan, W. E. Kelso, and D. A. Rutherford. 1999. Hydrology and aquatic habitat characteristics of a riverine swamp: I. Influence of flow on water temperature and chemistry. Regulated Rivers 15: 505-523.
  • Sabo, M. J., C. F. Bryan, W. E. Kelso, and D. A. Rutherford. 1999. Hydrology and aquatic habitat characteristics of a riverine swamp: II. Hydrology and the occurrence of chronic hypoxia. Regulated Rivers 15: 525-544.
  • Snedden, G. A., W. E. Kelso, and D. A. Rutherford. 1999. Diel and seasonal patterns of spotted gar movement and habitat use in the lower Atchafalaya River Basin, Louisiana. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society 128: 144-154.
  • Davidson, N. L., Jr., W. E. Kelso, and D. A. Rutherford. 1998. Relationships between environmental variables and the abundance of copepods and cladocerans in the Atchafalaya River Basin, Louisiana. Hydrobiologia 379:175-181.
  • Davidson, N. L., Jr., and W. E. Kelso. 1997. A report of Bunops scutifrons from Louisiana. Hydrobiologia 356:183-184.
  • Davidson, N. L., Jr., and W. E. Kelso. 1997. The exotic daphnid, Daphnia lumholtzi, in a Louisiana river-swamp. Journal of Freshwater Ecology 12:431-435.
  • Monzyk, F. R., W. E. Kelso, and D. A. Rutherford. 1997. Characteristics of woody cover used by brown madtoms and pirate perch in coastal plain streams. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society 126:665-675.
  • Kelso, W. E., and D. A. Rutherford. 1996. Collection, preservation, and identification of eggs and larvae. Pages 255-302 in B.R. Murphy and D.W. Willis, editors. Fisheries Techniques. American Fisheries Society, Bethesda, Maryland.
  • Rutherford, D. A., W. E. Kelso, C.F. Bryan, and G.C. Constant. 1995. Influence of physicochemical characteristics on annual growth increments of four fishes from the lower Mississippi River. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society 121:378-384.
  • Reed, B. C., W. E. Kelso, and D. A. Rutherford. 1991. Growth, fecundity, and mortality of paddlefish in Louisiana. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society 121:378-384.
  • Sabo, M. J., W. E. Kelso, C. F. Bryan, and D. A. Rutherford. 1991. Physicochemical factors affecting larval fish densities in Mississippi River floodplain ponds, Louisiana (USA). Regulated Rivers 6:109-116.
  • Sabo, M. J., and W. E. Kelso. 1991. Relationship between morphometry of excavated floodplain ponds along the Mississippi River and their use as fish nurseries. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society 120:552-561.
  • Meador, M. R., and W. E. Kelso. 1990. Physiological responses of largemouth bass (Micropterus salmoides) exposed to salinity. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 47:2358-2363.
  • Fischer, S. A., and W. E. Kelso. 1990. Parasite fauna development in juvenile bluegill and largemouth bass. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society 119:877-884.
  • Meador, M. R., and W. E. Kelso. 1990. Growth of largemouth bass in low-salinity environments. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society 119:545-552.
  • Meador, M. R., and W. E. Kelso. 1989. Behavior and movements of largemouth bass in response to salinity. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society 118:409-415.
  • Zeringue, J. P., W. E. Kelso, C. F. Bryan, and G. M. McElroy. 1988. Diet composition of stunted catfish populations in Louisiana. Proceedings of the Annual Conference of the Southeastern Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies 42:133-140.
  • Fischer, S. A., and W. E. Kelso. 1988. Potential parasite-induced mortality in age-0 bluegill in a floodplain pond of the lower Mississippi River. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society 117:565-573.
  • Fischer, S. A., and W. E. Kelso. 1987.  Parasitism in larval fishes in an overflow habitat of the lower Mississippi River. Proceedings of the Annual Conference of the Southeastern Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies 41:119-125.