Peer-Reviewed Publications


Bakevich, B. D., C. L. Pierce, and M. C. Quist. In press. Status, distribution, and habitat associations of Topeka shiners in west-central Iowa. North American Journal of Fisheries Management.

Parks, T. P., M. C. Quist, and C. L. Pierce. In press. Historic changes in fish assemblage structure in midwestern nonwadeable rivers. American Midland Naturalist.

Porter, N. J., T. F. Bonvechio, J. L. McCormick, and M. C. Quist. In press. Population dynamics of bowfin in a south Georgia reservoir: latitudinal comparisons of population structure, growth, and mortality. Journal of the Southeastern Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies.

Dzul, M. C., M. C. Quist, S. J. Dinsmore, D. B. Gaines, and M. R. Bower. 2013. Coarse-scale movement patterns of a small-bodied fish inhabiting a desert stream. Journal of Freshwater Ecology 28:27-38. PDF

Dzul, M. C., P. M. Dixon, M. C. Quist, S. J. Dinsmore, M. R. Bower, K. P. Wilson, and D. B. Gaines. 2013. Using variance components to estimate power in a hierarchically nested sampling design: improving monitoring of larval Devils Hole pupfish. Environmental Monitoring and Assessment 185:405-414. PDF

Dzul, M. C., S. J. Dinsmore, M. C. Quist, D. B. Gaines, K. P. Wilson, M. R. Bower, and P. M. Dixon. 2013. A simulation model of the Devils Hole pupfish population using monthly length frequency distributions. Population Ecology 55:325-341. PDF

Fischer, J. R., R. M. Krogman, and M. C. Quist. 2013. Influences of native and non-native benthivorous fishes on aquatic ecosystems degradation. Hydrobiologia 711:187-199. PDF

McCormick, J. L., M. C. Quist, and D. J. Schill. 2013. Creel survey designs for short-duration Chinook salmon fisheries. North American Journal of Fisheries Management 33:977-993. PDF

McCormick, J. L., M. C. Quist, and D. J. Schill. 2013. Self-reporting bias in Chinook salmon sport fisheries in Idaho: implications for roving creel surveys. North American Journal of Fisheries Management 33:723-731. PDF

Schultz, R. D., A. L. Fowler, J. M. Goeckler, and M. C. Quist. 2013. Comparisons of growth for hybrid striped bass in North America. Pages 219-227 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, Bethesda, Maryland. PDF

Schultz, R. D., J. M. Goeckler, and M. C. Quist. 2013. Size-based mortality caps as thresholds for managing hybrid striped bass in Kansas reservoirs. Pages 461-472 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, Bethesda, Maryland. PDF

Cox, B. S., A. M. Dux, M. C. Quist, and C. S. Guy. 2012. Use of a seismic air gun to reduce survival of nonnative lake trout embryos: a tool for conservation? North American Journal of Fisheries Management 32:292-298. PDF

Dzul, M. C., D. B. Gaines, J. R. Fischer, M. C. Quist, and S. J. Dinsmore. 2012. Evaluation of Salt Creek pupfish (Cyprinodon salinus salinus) otoliths for use in age and growth analyses. Southwestern Naturalist 57:412-416. PDF

Dzul, M. C., M. C. Quist, S. J. Dinsmore, P. M. Dixon, and M. R. Bower. 2012. Identifying sources of error in surveys of Devils Hole pupfish. Southwestern Naturalist 57:44-50. PDF

Fischer, J. R., T. E. Neebling, and M. C. Quist. 2012. Development and evaluation of a boat-mounted RFID antenna for monitoring freshwater mussels. Freshwater Science (formerly Journal of the North American Benthological Society) 31:148-153. PDF

McCormick, J. L., M. C. Quist, and D. J. Schill. 2012. Effect of survey design and catch rate estimation on total catch estimates in Chinook salmon fisheries. North American Journal of Fisheries Management 32:1090-1101. PDF

Quist, M. C., and J. R. Spiegel. 2012. Population demographics of catostomids in large river ecosystems: effects of discharge and temperature on recruitment dynamics and growth. River Research and Applications 28:1567-1586. PDF

Quist, M. C., M. A. Pegg, and D. R. DeVries. 2012. Age and growth. Pages 677-731 in A. Zale, D. Parrish, and T. Sutton, editors. Fisheries techniques, third edition. American Fisheries Society, Bethesda, Maryland.

Sindt, A. R., M. C. Quist, and C. L. Pierce. 2012. Habitat associations of fish species of greatest conservation need at multiple spatial scales in wadeable Iowa streams. North American Journal of Fisheries Management 32:1046-1061. PDF

Sindt, A. R., C. L. Pierce, and M. C. Quist. 2012. Fish species of greatest conservation need in wadeable Iowa streams: current status and effectiveness of aquatic GAP Program distribution models. North American Journal of Fisheries Management 32:135-146. PDF

Bower, M. R., D. B. Gaines, K. P. Wilson, J. G. Wullschleger, M. C. Dzul, M. C. Quist, and S. J. Dinsmore. 2011. Accuracy and precision of visual estimates and photogrammetric measurements of the length of a small-bodied fish. North American Journal of Fisheries Management 31:138-143. PDF

Krogman, R. M., J. R. Fischer, M. C. Quist, M. J. Steuck, and M. M. Marron. 2011. Historical trends in commercial harvest of ictalurids in the upper Mississippi River. Pages 127-140 in P. H. Michaletz and V. H. Travnichek, editors. Conservation, ecology, and management of Catfish: the second international symposium. PDF

Neebling, T. E., and M. C. Quist. 2011. Techniques for sampling fish assemblages in Iowa's non-wadeable rivers. North American Journal of Fisheries Management. PDF

Sindt, A. R., J. R. Fischer, M. C. Quist, and C. L. Pierce. 2011. Ictalurids in Iowa's streams and rivers: status, distribution, and relationships with biologic integrity. Pages 335-347 in P. H. Michaletz and V. H. Travnichek, editors. Conservation, ecology, and management of Catfish: the second international symposium. PDF

Spiegel, J. R., M. C. Quist, and J. E. Morris. 2011. Trophic ecology and gill raker morphology of seven catostomids species in Iowa rivers. Journal of Applied Ichthyology. PDF

Bisping, S. M., M. C. Quist, J. R. Fischer, and A. J. Schaefer. 2010. Population characteristics of central stonerollers in Iowa streams. Prairie Naturalist 42:109-115. PDF

Fischer, J. R., M. C. Quist, S. L. Wigen, A. J. Schaefer, T. W. Stewart, and T. M. Isenhart. 2010. Assemblage and population level responses of stream fish to riparian buffers at multiple spatial scales. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society 139:185-200. PDF

Fischer, J. R., N. P. Johnson, R. D. Schultz, and M. C. Quist. 2010. A comparison of modified fyke nets for evaluating fish assemblages and population structure. Journal of Freshwater Ecology 25:555-563. PDF

Hubert, W. A., and M. C. Quist, editors. 2010. Inland fisheries management in North America, third edition. American Fisheries Society, Bethesda, Maryland.

Jackson, Z. J., M. C. Quist, J. A. Downing, and J. G. Larscheid. 2010. Common carp (Cyprinus carpio), sport fishes, and water quality: ecological thresholds in agriculturally eutrophic lakes. Lake and Reservoir Management 26:14-22. PDF

Koch, J. D., and M. C. Quist. 2010. Current status and trends in shovelnose sturgeon (Scaphirhynchus platorynchus) management and conservation. Journal of Applied Ichthyology 26:491-498. PDF

Neebling, T. E., and M. C. Quist. 2010. Relationships between fish assemblages and habitat characteristics in Iowa's non-wadeable rivers. Fisheries Management and Ecology 17:369-385. PDF

Quist, M. C., J. L. Stephen, S. T. Lynott, C. S. Guy, J. M. Goeckler, and R. D. Schultz. 2010. Exploitation of walleyes in a Great Plains reservoir: harvest patterns and management scenarios. Fisheries Management and Ecology 17:522-531. PDF

Quist, M. C., J. L. Stephen, S. T. Lynott, J. M. Goeckler, and R. D. Schultz. 2010. An evaluation of angler harvest of walleye and saugeye in a Kansas reservoir. Journal of Freshwater Ecology 25:1-7. PDF

Smith, C. D., T. E. Neebling, and M. C. Quist. 2010. Population dynamics of sand shiners in Iowa's non-wadeable rivers. Journal of Freshwater Ecology 25:617-626. PDF

Spiegel, J. R., M. C. Quist, and J. E. Morris. 2010. Precision of scales and pectoral fin rays for estimating age of highfin carpsucker, quillback carpsucker, and river carpsucker. Journal of Freshwater Ecology 25:271-278. PDF

Koch, J. D., M. C. Quist, and K. A. Hansen. 2009. Precision of hard structures used to estimate age of bowfin in the upper Mississippi River. North American Journal of Fisheries Management 29:506-511. PDF

Koch, J. D., M. C. Quist, K. A. Hansen, and G. A. Jones. 2009. Population dynamics and potential management of bowfin (Amia calva) in the upper Mississippi River. Journal of Applied Ichthyology 25:445-550. PDF

Koch, J. D., M. C. Quist, C. L. Pierce, K. A. Hansen, and M. J. Steuck. 2009. Effects of commercial harvest on shovelnose sturgeon populations in the upper Mississippi River. North American Journal of Fisheries Management 29:84-100. PDF

Mork, M. D., S. M. Bisping, J. R. Fischer, and M. C. Quist. 2009. Population characteristics of black bullhead in Iowa natural lakes. Journal of Freshwater Ecology 24:635-644. PDF

Quist, M. C., K. Bonvechio, and M. S. Allen. 2009. Statistical analysis and data management. Pages 171-194 in S. A. Bonar, W. A. Hubert, and D. W. Willis, editors. Standard methods for sampling North American freshwater fishes. American Fisheries Society, Bethesda, Maryland. PDF

Quist, M. C., M. Steuck, and M. Marron. 2009. Commercial harvest of paddlefish in the upper Mississippi River. Pages 345-355 in C. P. Paukert and G. Scholten, editors. Paddlefish management, propagation, and conservation in the 21st century: building from 20 years of research and management. American Fisheries Society, Bethesda, Maryland. PDF

Quist, M. C., M. R. Bower, W. A. Hubert, D. B. McDonald, and T. L. Parchman. 2009. Morphometric and meristic differences of bluehead sucker, flannelmouth sucker, white sucker, and their hybrids: tools for the management of native species in the upper Colorado River basin. North American Journal of Fisheries Management 29:460-467. PDF

Compton, R. I., W. A. Hubert, F. J. Rahel, M. C. Quist, and M. R. Bower. 2008. Influences of fragmentation on three species of native warmwater fishes in a Colorado River basin headwater stream system, Wyoming. North American Journal of Fisheries Management 28:1733-1743. PDF

Jackson, Z. J., M. C. Quist, and J. G. Larscheid. 2008. Growth standards for nine North American fish species. Fisheries Management and Ecology 15:107-118. PDF

Jansen, A. C., M. C. Quist, and J. A. Kopaska. 2008. Assessment of smallmouth bass populations in Iowa rivers. Journal of the Iowa Academy of Science 115:17-23. PDF

Koch, J. D., W. Schreck, and M. C. Quist. 2008. Standardized removal and sectioning locations for shovelnose sturgeon fin rays. Fisheries Management and Ecology 15:139-145. PDF

Neebling, T. E., and M. C. Quist. 2008. Observations on the distribution and status of western sand darter, spotted gar, and skipjack herring in Iowa rivers. Journal of the Iowa Academy of Science 115:24-27. PDF

Schultz, R. D., Z. J. Jackson, and M. C. Quist. 2008. Relating impoundment morphometry and water quality to black crappie, bluegill, and largemouth bass populations in Iowa. Pages 479-491 in M. S. Allen, S. Sammons, and M. J. Maceina, editors. Balancing fisheries management and water uses for impounded river systems. American Fisheries Society, Bethesda, Maryland. PDF

Jackson, Z. J., M. C. Quist, J. G. Larscheid, E. C. Thelen, and M. J. Hawkins. 2007. Precision of scale and dorsal spines in age estimation of common carp. Journal of Freshwater Ecology 22:231-239. PDF

Koch, J. D., and M. C. Quist. 2007. A technique for preparing fin rays and spines for age and growth analysis. North American Journal of Fisheries Management 27:781-784. PDF

Quist, M. C. 2007. An evaluation of techniques used to index recruitment variation and year-class strength. North American Journal of Fisheries Management 27:30-42. PDF

Quist, M. C., L. Bruce, K. Bogenschutz, and J. E. Morris. 2007. Sample size requirements for estimating species richness of aquatic vegetation in Iowa lakes. Journal of Freshwater Ecology 22:477-491. PDF

Quist, M. C., M. R. Bower, and W. A. Hubert. 2007. Infection by a black spot-causing species of Uvulifer and associated opercular alterations in fishes from a high-desert stream in Wyoming. Diseases of Aquatic Organisms 78:129-136. PDF

Quist, M. C., Z. J. Jackson, M. R. Bower, and W. A. Hubert. 2007. Precision of hard structures used to estimate age of riverine catostomids and cyprinids in the upper Colorado River basin. North American Journal of Fisheries Management 27:643-649. PDF

Bernot, R. J., W. K. Dodds, M. C. Quist, and C. S. Guy. 2006. Temperature and kairomone induced life history plasticity in coexisting Daphnia. Aquatic Ecology 40:361-372. PDF

Quist, M. C., K. G. Gerow, M. R. Bower, and W. A. Hubert. 2006. Random versus fixed-site sampling when monitoring relative abundance of fishes in headwater streams of the upper Colorado River basin. North American Journal of Fisheries Management 26:1011-1019. PDF

Quist, M. C., M. R. Bower, W. A. Hubert, and F. J. Rahel. 2006. Spatial patterns of fish assemblage structure in a tributary system of the upper Colorado River basin. Journal of Freshwater Ecology 21:673-680. PDF

Quist, M. C., M. R. Bower, and W. A. Hubert. 2006. Summer food habits and trophic overlap of roundtail chub and creek chub in Muddy Creek, Wyoming. Southwestern Naturalist 51:22-27. PDF

Quist, M. C., W. A. Hubert, M. Fowden, and S. W. Wolff. 2006. The Wyoming habitat assessment methodology (WHAM): a systematic approach to evaluating watershed conditions and stream habitat. Fisheries 31(2):75-81. PDF

Quist, M. C., W. A. Hubert, and F. J. Rahel. 2006. Concurrent assessment of fish and habitat in warmwater streams in Wyoming. Fisheries Management and Ecology 13:9-20. PDF

Quist, M. C., and W. A. Hubert. 2005. Relative effects of biotic and abiotic processes: a test of the biotic-abiotic constraining hypothesis using cutthroat trout. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society 134:676-696. PDF

Quist, M. C., F. J. Rahel, and W. A. Hubert. 2005. Hierarchical faunal filters: an approach to assessing the effects of habitat and nonnative species on native fishes. Ecology of Freshwater Fish 14:24-39. PDF

Quist, M. C., W. A. Hubert, and F. J. Rahel. 2005. Fish assemblage structure following impoundment of a Great Plains river. Western North American Naturalist 65:53-63. PDF

Bernot, R. J., W. K. Dodds, M. C. Quist, and C. S. Guy. 2004. Larval fish-induced phenotypic plasticity of coexisting Daphnia: an enclosure experiment. Freshwater Biology 49:87-97. PDF

Bernot, R. J., W. K. Dodds, M. C. Quist, and C. S. Guy. 2004. Spatial and temporal variability of zooplankton in a Great Plains reservoir. Hydrobiologia 525:101-112. PDF

Quist, M. C., and C. S. Guy. 2004. Anti-predator behavior of larval walleyes and saugeyes. Transactions of the Kansas Academy of Science 107:69-76.PDF

Quist, M. C., and W. A. Hubert. 2004. Bioinvasive species and the preservation of cutthroat trout in the western United States: ecological, social, and economic issues. Environmental Science and Policy 7:303-313. PDF

Quist, M. C., W. A. Hubert, and D. J. Isaak. 2004. Factors affecting allopatric and sympatric occurrence of two sculpin species across a Rocky Mountain watershed. Copeia 2004(3):618-624. PDF

Quist, M. C., W. A. Hubert, and D. J. Isaak. 2004. Fish assemblage structure and relations with environmental conditions in a Rocky Mountain watershed. Canadian Journal of Zoology 82:1554-1565. PDF

Quist, M. C., W. A. Hubert, and F. J. Rahel. 2004. Elevation and stream-size thresholds affect distributions of native and exotic warmwater fishes in Wyoming. Journal of Freshwater Ecology 19:227-236. PDF

Quist, M. C., W. A. Hubert, and F. J. Rahel. 2004. Relations among habitat characteristics, exotic species, and turbid-river cyprinids in the Missouri River drainage of Wyoming. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society 133:727-742. PDF

Quist, M. C., C. S. Guy, R. J. Bernot, and J. L. Stephen. 2004. Factors influencing growth and survival of larval walleyes: implications for recruitment in a southern Great Plains reservoir. Fisheries Research 67:215-225. PDF

Quist, M. C., J. L. Stephen, C. S. Guy, and R. D. Schultz. 2004. Age structure and mortality of walleyes in Kansas reservoirs: use of mortality caps for establishing realistic management objectives. North American Journal of Fisheries Management 24:990-1002. PDF

Quist, M. C., K. R. Pember, C. S. Guy, and J. L. Stephen. 2004. Variation in larval fish communities: implications for management and sampling designs in reservoir systems. Fisheries Management and Ecology 11:107-116. PDF

Goeckler, J. M., M. C. Quist, J. A. Reinke, and C. S. Guy. 2003. Population characteristics and evidence of natural reproduction of blue catfish in Milford Reservoir, Kansas. Transactions of the Kansas Academy of Science 160:149-154.PDF

Quist, M. C., W. A. Hubert, and F. J. Rahel. 2003. Exotic piscivorous fishes and reduced intermittence affect suckermouth minnows in a southeastern Wyoming stream. Intermountain Journal of Sciences 9:62-65. PDF

Quist, M. C., C. S. Guy, and J. L. Stephen. 2003. Recruitment dynamics of walleyes (Stizostedion vitreum) in Kansas reservoirs: generalities with natural systems and effects of a centrarchid predator. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 60:830-839. PDF

Quist, M. C., C. S. Guy, R. D. Schultz, and J. L. Stephen. 2003. Latitudinal comparisons of walleye growth in North America and factors influencing growth of walleyes in Kansas reservoirs. North American Journal of Fisheries Management 23:677-693.PDF

Quist, M. C., P. A. Fay, C. S. Guy, A. K. Knapp, and B. N. Rubenstein. 2003. Effects of military training on terrestrial and aquatic communities on a grassland military installation. Ecological Applications 13:432-442. PDF

Quist, M. C., C. S. Guy, R. J. Bernot, and J. L. Stephen. 2002. Seasonal variation in condition, growth, and food habits of walleyes in a Great Plains reservoir and simulated effects of an altered thermal regime. Journal of Fish Biology 61:1329-1344. PDF

Quist, M. C., C. S. Guy, R. J. Bernot, and J. L. Stephen. 2002. Ecology of larval white bass in a large Kansas reservoir. North American Journal of Fisheries Management 22:637-642. PDF

Quist, M. C., C. S. Guy, R. J. Bernot, and J. L. Stephen. 2002. Efficiency of removing food items from walleyes using acrylic tubes. Journal of Freshwater Ecology 17:179-184. PDF

Quist, M. C., C. S. Guy, M. A. Pegg, P. J. Braaten, C. L. Pierce, and V. H. Travnichek. 2002. Potential influence of harvest on shovelnose sturgeon populations in the Missouri River system. North American Journal of Fisheries Management 22:537-549. PDF

Quist, M. C., and C. S. Guy. 2001. Growth and mortality of prairie stream fishes: relations with fish community and instream habitat characteristics. Ecology of Freshwater Fish 10:88-96. PDF

Quist, M. C., C. S. Guy, and J. L. Stephen. 2001. The effect of light shock on short-term survival of walleye fry. Transactions of the Kansas Academy of Science 104:158-163. PDF

Quist, M. C., R. J. Bernot, C. S. Guy, and J. S. Stephen. 2001. Seasonal variation in population characteristics of gizzard shad. Journal of Freshwater Ecology 16:641-646. PDF

Bister, T. J., D. W. Willis, M. L. Brown, S. M. Jordan, R. M. Neumann, M. C. Quist, and C. S. Guy. 2000. Standard weight (Ws) equations and standard length categories for 18 nongame and riverine fish species. North American Journal of Fisheries Management 20:570-574. PDF

Delp, J. G., J. S. Tillma, M. C. Quist, and C. S. Guy. 2000. Age and growth of four centrarchids in southeastern Kansas streams. Journal of Freshwater Ecology 15:475-478. PDF

Quist, M. C., and C. S. Guy. 1999. Spatial and temporal variation in population characteristics of shovelnose sturgeon in the Kansas River. Prairie Naturalist 31:65-74. PDF

Quist, M. C., J. S. Tillma, M. N. Burlingame, and C. S. Guy. 1999. Overwinter habitat use of shovelnose sturgeon in the Kansas River. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society 128:522-527. PDF

Quist, M. C., and C. S. Guy. 1998. Population characteristics of channel catfish from the Kansas River, Kansas. Journal of Freshwater Ecology 13:351-359. PDF

Quist, M. C., C. S. Guy, and P. J. Braaten. 1998. Standard weight (Ws) equation and length categories for shovelnose sturgeon. North American Journal of Fisheries Management 18:992-997. PDF