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Wes Neal

Associate Extension Professor, Fisheries

Phone: 662-325-8363  Email: jwn72@msstate.edu

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Wes Neal

2014
Neal, J. 2014. Comparison of diploid and triploid largemouth bass growth and maturation in Puerto Rico. Proceedings of Southeastern Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies. Download


2014
Neal, J. 2014. Managing ponds for recreational fishing. In A.T. Rohnke and J. Cummins, editors, Fish and Wildlife Management: A handbook for Mississippi Landowners. University Press of Mississippi. Jackson, MS, USA.


2013
Neal, J., K.M. Olivieri-Velazquez. 2013. Notes on propagation of butterfly peacock bass in a tropical fish hatchery. Aquaculture Research. Download


2012
Fox, C.N., J. Neal. 2012. Development of a largemouth bass crowded population in a tropical reservoir. Proceedings of Southeastern Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies 65:98-104.


2012
Harris, N.J., J. Neal, T.D. Sink, P. Perschbacher. 2012. Determination of the spawning season of bigmouth sleepers in Puerto Rico by examination of gonad maturation andreproductive hormone cycles. Gulf and Caribbean Research 24:41-50. Download


2012
Lusk, R.D., M.J. Otto, J. Neal. 2012. Considerations for building small impoundments. Pages 23-48 in J.W. Neal and D.W. Willis, editors. Small Impoundment Management in North America, American Fisheries Society, Bethesda, Maryland.


2012
Neal, D.M., R. Jolley, B.S. Baldwin, G. Ervin, M. Certain, J. Seymore, J. Campbell, J. Neal. 2012. Maximizing efficacy of seed storage methods to enhance rivercan (Arundinaria gigantea) seedling production. Seed Technology Journal 34(1):119-126.


2012
Neal, J., B.C. West. 2012. Pond outreach, education, and consulting. Pages 373-390 in J.W. Neal and D.W. Willis, editors. Small Impoundment Management in North America, American Fisheries Society, Bethesda, Maryland.


2012
Neal, J., C.M. Adelsberger, S. Lochmann. 2012. A comparison of larval fish sampling methods for tropical streams. Marine and Coastal Fisheries 4(1):23-29. Download


2012
Neal, J., M. Prchalova. 2012. Spatiotemporal distributions of threadfin shad in tropical reservoirs. North American Journal of Fisheries Management 32:929-940. Download


2012
Neal, J., R. Kröger. 2012. Sport Fish Pond Fertilization.Pages 245-257 in Aquaculture Pond Fertilziation: Impacts of Nutrient Input on Production. Wiley-Blackwell, New York.


2012
Peterson, N.R., J. Neal. 2012. Temporal comparisons of electrofishing efficacy for largemouth bass in a Puerto Rico reservoir. Proceedings of Southeastern Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies 65:78-82.


2012
Prchalova, M., J. Neal, M.F. Munoz-Hincapie, T. Juza, M. Riha, J. Peterka, J. Kubecka. 2012. Comparison of gill nets and fixed-frame trawls for sampling threadfin shad in tropical reservoirs. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society 141:1151-1160. Download


2012
Willis, D.W., J. Neal. 2012. Introduction to small impoundments and their management. Pages 3-22 in J.W. Neal and D.W. Willis, editors. Small Impoundment Management in North America, American Fisheries Society, Bethesda, Maryland.


2010
Hutt, C.P., J. Neal. 2010. Arkansas urban resident fishing site preferences, catch related attitudes, and satisfaction. Human Dimensions of Wildlife 15:90-105. Download


2010
Neal, J. 2010. The first four years of a warmwater pond management web site in Arkansas. Journal of Extension 48(3). Download


2010
Neal, J., G. Clardy. 2010. Managing Mississippi ponds and small lakes: A landowner’s guide. Mississippi State University Extension Service, Publication 1428. 52 pp. Download


2010
Port, P.R., S. Lochmann, J. Neal. 2010. Post-stocking survival of hybrid striped bass after changes in water hardness and temperature. North American Journal of Aquaculture 72:118-123. Download


2009
Neal, J., C.G. Lilyestrom, D. Lopez-Clayton. 2009. Tropical reservoir fisheries in Puerto Rico: adaptive management through research. Pages 681-697 in M.S. Allen, S. Sammons, and M. J. Maceina, editors. Balancing Fisheries Management and Water Uses for Impounded River Systems. American Fisheries Scoiety Symposium 62, Bethesda, Maryland.


2009
Neal, J., C.G. Lilyestrom, T.J. Kwak. 2009. Factors influencing tropical island freshwater fishes: species, status, and management implications in Puerto Rico. Fisheries 35(11):546-554. Download


2009
Neal, J., M. Eggleton, A. Goodwin. 2009. The effects of largemouth bass virus on a quality largemouth bass population in Arkansas. Journal of Wildlife Diseases 45(3):766-771. Download


2009
Sink, T.D., J. Neal. 2009. Stress response and post-haul survival of hybrid striped bass transported with or without clove oil. North American Journal of Aquaculture 71:267-275. Download


2008
Hunt, K.M., H.L. Schramm, T.J. Lang, J. Neal, C.P. Hutt. 2008. Status of Urban and Community Fishing Programs Nationwide. Pages 177-202 in R. T. Eades, J. W. Neal, T. J. Lang, K. M. Hunt, and P. Pajak, editors. Urban and community fisheries programs: development, management, and evaluation. American Fisheries Society, Symposium 67, Bethesda, Maryland.


2008
Hutt, C.P., J. Neal, T.J. Lang. 2008. Stocking harvestable hybrid striped bass in an urban fishing program: angling success, angler satisfaction, and influence on bluegill size structure. Pages 403-412 in R.T. Eades, J.W. Neal, T.J. Lang, K.M. Hunt, P. Pajak, editors. Urban and community fisheries programs: development, management, and evaluation. American Fisheries Society, Symposium 67, Bethesda, Maryland.


2008
Lang, T.J., J. Neal, C.P. Hutt. 2008. Influence of fishing derbies on angling activity at derby locations. Pages 367-378 in R.T. Eades, J.W. Neal, T.J. Lang, K.M. Hunt, P. Pajak, editors. Urban and community fisheries programs: development, management, and evaluation. American Fisheries Society, Symposium 67, Bethesda, Maryland.


2008
Lang, T.J., J. Neal, C.P. Hutt. 2008. Stocking frequency and fishing quality in an urban fishing program in Arkansas. Pages 379-390 in R.T. Eades, J.W. Neal, T.J. Lang, K.M. Hunt, P. Pajak, editors. Urban and community fisheries programs: development, management, and evaluation. American Fisheries Society, Symposium 67, Bethesda, Maryland.


2008
Neal, J. 2008. Fertilizing Mississippi farm ponds. Mississippi State University Extension Service Publication 229.


2008
Neal, J. 2008. Sport fish suppliers and stocking guidelines for stocking Mississippi ponds. Mississippi State University Extension Service Publication 2525. Download


2008
Neal, J., N.J. Harris, S. Kumaran, D.A. Behler, T.J. Lang, P.R. Port, M. Melandri, B.G. Batten. 2008. Comparison of aquatic insect habitat and diversity above and below road crossings in lower-order streams. Arkansas Academy of Sciences 61(2007):78-83.


2008
Neal, J., R. Eades. 2008. Urban and community fisheries programs: development, management, and evaluation - a summary. Pages 455-463 in R.T. Eades, J.W. Neal, T.J. Lang, K.M. Hunt, P. Pajak, editors. Urban and community fisheries programs: development, management, and evaluation. American Fisheries Society, Symposium 67, Bethesda, Maryland.


2008
Neal, J., R.L. Noble. 2008. Comparison of diploid and triploid largemouth bass growth and maturation through age 1 in Puerto Rico. North American Journal of Fisheries Management 28:688-693. Download


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