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Publications

  • Blumenshine, S., S. Gugele, J. Baer, S. Blumenshine, A. Brinker and A. Brinker. Forthcoming. Stable isotope values and trophic position of a unique invasion of the three-spined stickleback in Lake Constance indicates significant piscivory. PLoS One.

  • Winsor, S., S. Blumenshine, P. Adelizi and M. Bigelow. 2021. Precocious Maturation in Spring-Run Chinook Salmon is Affected by Incubation Temperature, Feeding Regime, and Parentage. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society.

  • Hensley, C.B., C. Trisos, P. Warren, J. MacFarland, S. Blumenshine, J. Reece and M. Katti. 2019. Effects of Urbanization on Native Bird Species in Three Southwestern US Cities. Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution 7.

  • Meyer, E., C. Eagles-Smith, D. Sparling and S. Blumenshine. 2014. Mercury exposure alters thyroid hormones in western pond turtles (Emys marmorata) occupying California mountain streams. Environmenal Science & Technology 48: 2989-2996.

  • Meyer, E., D. Sparling and S. Blumenshine. 2013. Regional inhibition of cholinesterase in free-ranging western pond turtles (Emys marmorata) occupying California mountain streams. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry 32: 692-698.

  • Blumenshine, S., B. Tsukimura, A. Rice and D. Rudnick. 2012. Environmental Factors Affecting the Dynamics of Chinese Mitten Crab Zoeae in the San Francisco Bay-Delta: A Tool for Predictions of Future Adult Migrations. Aquatic Invasions 7: 111-124.

  • Blumenshine, S., R. Moss, J. Fleskes and J. Yee. 2009. Emergent Insect Production in Post-Harvest Agricultural Fields Flooded for Waterbird Habitat Mitigation. Wetlands 29: 875-883.

  • Blumenshine, S., A. Piumsonboon, V. Gunbua and N. Paphavasit. 2007. Factors affecting spatial and temporal variation in water quality and plankton: Case study in the Bangpakong River. Thailand Journal of Science 6: 11-27.

  • Blumenshine, S., R. Johnson and S. Coughin. 2006. Factors affecting Little Red River brown trout growth rates and potential benefits of forage base enhancement. Environmental Biology of Fishes 77: 121-132.

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Educational Background

  • 1997 – PhD, University of Notre Dame (Biological Sciences)

  • 1992 – MS, George Mason University (Environmental Biology)

  • 1987 – BS, University of Wisconsin (Zoology & Environmental Studies)

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Grants

  • San Joaquin River Restoration Predator Study

  • Assessment of the Effects of Chemical Contaminants Used in Illegal Marijuana Cultivation in California National Parks

  • Recreation Impact Study; San Joaquin River Restoration

  • Salmon Bionergetics Workshop

  • USDA Careers Student Internship Grant

  • Influence and Impact of Water Allocation for Salmon Restoration

  • San Joaquin River Restoration Floodplain Production

  • San Joaquin River Predator Study - Salmon Restoration

  • Water Allocation and Salmon Conservation

  • Influence & Impact of Water Allocation for Salmon Restoration

  • Biological and Habitat Assessment of Kern Water Bank

  • Longfin Smelt Recruitment Study

  • Collaboration on Pressing Environmental Impacts in a Major European Lake

  • Water for Salmon Restoration; Application of Quantitative Approaches

  • Water Allocation and Salmon Restoration_Simulations

  • Water Resources Experiential Learning for USDA Careers Student Internship Grant

  • Influence and Impact of Water Allocation for Salmon Restoration_Empirical Information

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Positions & Honors

  • 2021 – CA Water Institute Faculty Fellow, CSU Fresno CWI

  • 2020 – Fulbright Scholar, U.S. Fulbright (Germany)

  • 2018 – Outstanding Faculty Research Award, College of Science & Mathematics

  • 2016 – Mentor: Outstanding MS Thesis Award, College of Science & Mathematics (Taylor Spaulding MS)

  • 2013 – Mentor: Outstanding MS Thesis Award, College of Science & Mathematics (Erik Meyer MS)

  • 2010 – Professor of Biology, CSU-Fresno

  • 1996 – Fulbright Scholar, U.S. Fulbright (Thailand)

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Collaborators, Advisors & Advisees

  • Adelizi, P – CA Dept of Fish & Wildlife

  • Baer, J – Baden-Wurttemberg Fishereiforschungstelle

  • Brinker, A – Baden-Wurttemberg Fishereiforschungstelle

  • Burgess, T – U.S. Bureau of Reclamation

  • DeWeber, T – Baden-Wurttemberg Fishereiforschungstelle

  • Dziegiel, A – Natural Resources Group

  • Fullerton, A – U.S. National Marine Fisheries Service

  • Griffiths, K – CA DFW

  • Kiffney, P – U.S. National Marine Fisheries Service

  • Meyer, M – CA DWR

  • Pasha, F – CSU Fresno

  • Portz, D – US Bureau of Reclamation

  • Ruegg, J – Universit√© de Lausanne, Switzerland

  • Schmeider, K – Univ of Hohenheim

  • Straile, D – Univ Konstanz Limnologie Institute

  • Stuphin, Z – U.S. Bureau of Reclamation

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