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Details of Fisheries Biologist Christopher J. McDonough   


Gender male
Job title Fisheries Biologist
Department Office of Fisheries Management
217 Fort Johnson Road
Regions Sea of Azov
Tel (843)953-9231
Fax (843)953-9820
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Website http://www.dnr.sc.gov/marine/mrri/insh_fish/intro.htm, http://www.dnr.sc.gov/marine/mrri/mrri.htm
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Degree M.A, B.S.
Job type Research , Natural Resource Management
Research Area(s) Fisheries, Aquaculture , Fisheries, Aquaculture
Research Activities I am involved with population studies involving the reproductive dynamics, recruitment, and population age structure and growth of important inshore game fish in the coastal Carolina region. These species include Striped Mullet (Mugil cephalus), Spotted Seatrout (Cynoscion nebulosis), Red Drum (Sciaenops ocellatus), Black Drum, Sheepshead, and Southern Flounder (Paralichthys lethostigma).
Research Region 102
Skills/Expertise Age/Growth in fish, reproductive biology, population dynamics, stock analysis, estuarine ecology, coastal ecology
PUBLICATIONS (as reported by Fisheries Biologist Christopher MCDONOUGH)

Kingsley-Smith, P.; Joyce, R.; Arnott, SA.; Roumillat, WA.; McDonough, CJ.; Reichert, JM. [2012] Habitat use of intertidal Eastern oyster (Crassostrea virginica) reefs by nekton in South Carolina Estuaries. Journal of Shellfish Research. Vol. 31(4),1009-1021.
McDonough, CJ.; Wenner, CA.; Roumillat, WA. [2011] Age,growth, and reproduction of sheepshead in South Carolina. Marine and Coastal Fisheries: Dynamics, Management, and Ecosystem Science. 3,366-382.
McDonough, CJ.; Roumillat, WA.; and Wenner, CA. [2003]. Sexual differentiation and gonad development in striped mullet (Mugil cephalus L.) from South Carolina estuaries. Fisheries Bulletin 103,601-619.
McDonough, CJ. and Wenner, CA [2003]. Growth, recruitment, and abundance of juvenile striped mullet (Mugil cephalus) in South Carolina estuaries. Fisheries Bulletin 101,343-357
McDonough, CJ.; Roumillat, WA.; and Wenner, CA. [2003]. Fecundity and spawning season of striped mullet (Mugil cephalus L.) in South Carolina estuaries. Fisheries Bulletin 101,822-834.

Created: 1999-10-07 Last Updated: 2015-05-15 by Christopher MCDONOUGH