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Eric D. Dibble

Professor Emeritus, Aquatic Sciences

Phone: 662-325-7494  Email: edd5@msstate.edu

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Eric D. Dibble

2017
Francis, R. A., J. D. Taylor, E. Dibble, B. K. Strickland, V. M. Petro, C. Easterwood, G. Wang. 2017. Restricted cross-scale habitat selection by American beavers. Current Zoology 63:703-710. Download


2016
Webb, K. M., R. E. Schultz, E. D. Dibble. 2016. The influence of invasive aquatic plant removal on diets of bluegill in Minnesota lakes. Journal of Aquatic Plant Management 54: 37-45. Download


2015
Fleming, J. P., E. D. Dibble, J. D. Madsen, R. M Wersal. 2015. Investigation of Darwin's naturalization hypothesis in invaded macrophyte communities. Biological Invasions 17: 1519-1531. Download


2015
Fleming, J.P.,E.D. Dibble. 2015. Ecological mechanisms of invasion success in aquatic macrophytes. Hydrobiologia 746:23-37. Download


2015
Gutzwiller, K. J., E. D. Dibble, and J. Franklin. 2015. In memoriam: Samuel K. Riffell (1970-2014). Landscape Ecology 30: 959-962. Download


2014
Fleming, J.P., E.D. Dibble, J.P. Madsen, R.M. Wersal. 2014. Investigation of Darwin's naturalization hypothesis in invaded macrophyte communities. Biological Invasions. Download


2014
Fleming, J.P., E.D. Dibble. 2014. Ecological mechanisms of invasion success in aquatic macrophytes. Hydrobiologia. Download


2013
Kovalenko, K.E., E.d. Dibble. 2013. Invasive macrophyte effects on littoral trophic structure and carbon sources. Hydrobiologia. Download


2013
Kröger, R., E.D. Dibble, J.R. Brandt, J. Fleming, T.W. Huenemann, R.B. Stubbs, J.D. Prevost, T.E. Tietjen, K.A. Littlejohn, S.C. Pierce. 2013. Spatial and temporal changes in total suspended sediment concentrations in an Oxbow Lake from implementing agricultural landscape management practices. River Research and Applications 29: 56-64. Download


2012
Huenemann, T.W., E.D. Dibble, J.P. Fleming. 2012. Influence of turbidity on the foraging of largemouth bass. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society 141:107-111. Download


2012
Schultz, R., E.D. Dibble. 2012. Effects of invasive macrophytes on freshwater fish and macroinvertebrates communities: the role of invasive plant traits. Hydrobiologia 684:1-14. Download


2011
Fleming, J., J. Madsen, E. Dibble. 2011. Macrophyte re-establishment for fish habitat in Little Bear Creek Reservoir, Alabama, USA. Journal of Freshwater Ecology 26: 105-114. Download


2011
Fleming, J.P., J.D. Madsen, E.D. Dibble. 2011. Development of a GIS model to enhance macrophyte re-establishment projects. Applied Geography 32: 629-635. Download


2011
Kovalenko, K.E., E.D. Dibble. 2011. Effects of invasive macrophyte on trophic diversity and position of secondary consumers. Hydrobiologia. Download


2010
Dibble, E.D., F.M. Pelicice. 2010. Influence of aquatic plant-specific habitat on an assemblage of small neotropical floodplain fishes. Ecology of Freshwater Fish 19(3):381-389. Download


2010
Kovalenko, K.E., E.D. Dibble, A.A. Agostinho, F.M. Pelicice. 2010. Recognition of non-native peacock bass, Cichla kelberi by native prey: testing the naiveté hypothesis. Biological Invasions 12(9):3071-3080. Download


2010
Kovalenko, K.E., E.D. Dibble, A.A. Agostinho, G. Cantanhede, R. Fugi. 2010. Direct and indirect effects of an introduced piscivore, Cichla kelberi and their modification by aquatic plants. Hydrobiologia 638:245-253. Download


2010
Kovalenko, K.E., E.D. Dibble, J.G. Slade. 2010. Community effects of invasive macrophyte control: Role of invasive plant abundance and habitat complexity. Journal of Applied Ecology 47(2):318-328. Download


2009
Dibble, E.D. 2009. Impact of invasive aquatic plants on fish. Pages 9-19 in Biology and Control of Aquatic Plants: A Best Management Practices Handbook. Aquatic Ecosystem Restoration Foundation, Marietta, GA.


2009
Dibble, E.D., K. Kovalenko. 2009. Ecological impact of grass carp: A review of the available data. Journal of Aquatic Plant Management 47:1-15.


2009
Dibble, E.D., S.M. Thomaz. 2009. Use of fractal dimension to assess habitat complexity and its influence on dominant invertebrates inhabiting tropical and temperate macrophytes. Journal of Freshwater Ecology 24:93-102.


2009
Kovalenko, K., E.D. Dibble, R. Fugi. 2009. Fish feeding in changing habitats: Effect of invasive macrophyte control and habitat complexity. Ecology of Freshwater Fish 18(2):305-313. Download


2008
Smiley Jr., P.C., E.D. Dibble. 2008. Influence of spatial resolution on assessing channelization impacts on fish and macroinvertebrate communities in a warmwater stream in southeastern United States. Environmental Monitoring and Assessment 138:17-29. Download


2008
Theel, H.J., E.D. Dibble, J.D. Madsen. 2008. Differential influence of a monotypic and diverse native aquatic plant bed on a macroinvertebrate assemblage: An experimental implication of exotic plant induced habitat. Hydrobiologia 600:77-87. Download


2008
Theel, H.J., E.D. Dibble. 2008. An experimental simulation of an exotic aquatic macrophyte invasion and its influence on foraging behavior of bluegill. Journal of Freshwater Ecology 23:79-89.


2008
Thomaz, S.M., E.D. Dibble, L.R. Evangelista, J. Higuti, L.M. Bini. 2008. Influence of aquatic macrophyte habitat complexity on invertebrate abundance and richness in tropical lagoons. Freshwater Biology 53:358-367.Download


2006
Dibble, E. D., S. M. Thomaz, A. A. Padial. 2006. Spatial complexity measured at a multi-scale in three aquatic plant species. Journal of Freshwater Ecology 21: 239-247.


2006
Dibble, E. D., S. M. Thomaz. 2006. A simple method to estimate spatial complexity in aquatic plants. Brazilian Archives of Biology and Technology 49:421-428. Download


2006
Ferrer, O. J., E. D. Dibble, D. C. Jackson, K. R. Rundle. 2006. Assessment of fish and invertebrate assemblages, and availability of food supporting fishery resources at Humacao Natural Reserve lagoon system, Puerto Rico. CIENCIA 14(1):28-45.


2006
Pedlow, C. L., E. D. Dibble, K. D. Getsinger. 2006. Littoral habitat heterogeneitiy and shifts in plant composition relative to a fall whole-lake fluridone application in Perch Lake, Michigan. Journal of Aquatic Plant Management 44:26-31.


2006
Smiley Jr., P., E. D. Dibble. 2006. Spatial and temporal variation of goldstripe darter abundance in first-order streams in North-central Mississippi. American Midland Naturalist 156:23-36. Download


2006
Smiley Jr., P.C., E.D. Dibble. 2006. Evaluating the feasibility of planting aquatic plants in shallow lakes in the Mississippi Delta. Journal of Aquatic Plant Management 44:73-80.


2005
Davis, J.B., R.M. Kaminski, B.D. Leopold, R.R. Cox, L.W. Burger, Jr., E.D. Dibble. 2005. Young ducks in Dixie, life beyond the shell. Mississippi Outdoors 68(1):25-28.


2005
Dibble, E., J. Slade. 2005. Effects on fish communities of a lake-wide treatment of curly-leaf with endothal (plus 2,4-D on Eurasian watermilfoil). Annual conference on research of non-native invasive plant species, Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, St. Paul, MN.


2005
Dibble, E., P. Smiley, Jr. 2005. Evaluation of an herbicide application on vegetated habitat and the structure of a fish and macroinvertebrate community in Minnesota Lakes. North American Lake Management Society, Madison, WI


2005
Ferrer, O. J., E. D. Dibble. 2005. Effect of aquatic plants and associated microhabitats on early life stages of fish. CIENCIA 13(4): 416-428.


2005
Ferrer, O., E. Dibble. 2005. Evaluation of the functional habitat in the lagoon system in Puerto Rico. Eleventh Congress of Latin American Science, Chile, South America


2005
Ferrer-Montano, O. J., E. D. Dibble, D. C. Jackson, K. R. Rundle. 2005. Angling assessment of the fisheries of Humacao Natural Reserve lagoon system, Puerto Rico. Fisheries Research 76:81-90. Download


2005
Fulone, L. J., C.C. Bonecker, L.F. Machado Velho, F.A. Lansac-Toha, S. Thomaz, E. Dibble. 2005. Fauna associada a bancos monoespecificso de macrofitas aquaticas em does ambientes da planicie de inundacao do alto reo Prana (PR/MS). Intl Congress of Ecology, Brasilia, Brazil.


2005
Slade, J. G., E. D. Dibble, P. C. Smiley Jr. 2005. Relationships between littoral zone macrophytes and the fish community in four urban Minnesota lakes. Journal of Freshwater Ecology 20: 636-640.


2005
Slade, J., and E. Dibble. 2005. Evaluation of an herbicide application on habitat and structure of the littoral fish and macroinvertebrate community. Aquatic Plant Management Society, San Antonio, TX.


2005
Slade, J., E. Dibble, P. Smiley, Jr. 2005. Relationship between macrophyte and fish communities of east-central Minnesota lakes. Mississippi Chapter of the American Fisheries Society, Philadephia, MS.


2005
Slade, J., E. Dibble. 2005. Establishment of aquatic plant in a Mississippi Reservoir. North American Lake Management Society, Madison, WI


2005
Smiley Jr., P. C., E. D. Dibble, S. H. Schoenholtz. 2005. Fishes of first-order streams in north-central Mississippi. Southeastern Naturalist 4:219-236. Download


2005
Smiley Jr., P. C., E. D. Dibble. 2005. Implications of a hierarchical relationship among channel form, instream habitat, and stream communities for restoration of channelized streams. Hydrobiologia 548:279-292. Download


2004
Anderson, L., A. Cofrancesco, E. Dibble, K. Engelhardt, K. Getsinger, W. Haller, E. Kafcas, C. Layne, C. Lembi, M. Maceina, V. Mudrak, R. Newman, F. Nibling, M. Stewart. 2004. Aquatic plant management: best management practices handbook in support of fish and wildlife habitat. The Aquatic Ecosystem Restoration Foundation (AERF) Lansing, MI., pp 48.


2004
Carroll, G.D., S.H. Schoenholtz, B.W. Young, E.D. Dibble. 2004. Effectiveness of forestry streamside management zones in the sand-clay hills of Mississippi: early indications. Water, Air, and Soil Pollution: Focus 4: 275-296. Download


2002
Brasher, K.A., E.D. Dibble, B. Ratliff. 2002. MSU professor puts teaching into practice with backyard wetland. Forest Landowner 61(2):33-34.


2002
Ferrer, O., E.D. Dibble. 2002. Aquatic plant densities and larval fish abundance in vegetated habitats on the Tennessee-Tombigbee Waterway System. Journal of Freshwater Ecology 17(3):455-460.


2002
Hashim, R., D.C. Jackson, E.D. Dibble. 2002. Benthic macroinvertebrate and fish assemblages in Little Bywy Creek and Middle Bywy Creek, Natchez Trace Parkway. Annual Meeting of the MS Chapter of the American Fisheries Society.


2002
Jackson, D.C., E.D. Dibble, J.F. Mareska. 2002. Location of thermal refuge for striped bass in the Pascagoula River. Journal of the Mississippi Academy of Sciences 47(2):106-112. Download


2002
Jackson, D.C., E.D. Dibble, K.R. Rudnle, O. Ferrer. 2002. Tarpon and snook dynamics in brackish water lagoons of Humacao Natural Reserve, Puerto Rico. In: Proc., Annual Meeting of the MS Chapter of the American Fisheries Society.


2002
Miranda, L.E., E.D. Dibble. 2002. An ecological foundation for black bass management. Pages 433-453 in Black Bass Biology and Management. American Fisheries Society, Bethesda, Maryland.


2002
Rundle, K.R., D.C. Jackson, E.D. Dibble, O. Ferrer. 2002. Atlantic tarpon distribution in brackish-water lagoons, Humacao Natural Reserve, Puerto Rico. Proceedings, Annual Conference of the Southeastern Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies 56:86-94. Download


2001
Harrel, S. L., E.D. Dibble. 2001. Factors affecting patterns of juvenile bluegill (Lepomis macrochirus) in vegetated habitats of a Wisconsin Lake. Journal of Freshwater Ecology 16:557-580.


2001
Harrel, S. L., E.D. Dibble. 2001. Foraging efficiency of juvenile bluegill (Lepomis macrochirus) among different vegetated habitats. Environmental Biology of Fishes 62:441-453. Download


2001
Harrel, S.L., E.D. Dibble, K.J. Killgore. 2001. Foraging behavior of fishes in aquatic plants. APCRP Technical Notes Collection (ERDC TN-APCRP-MI-06). U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center, Vicksburg, MS. Download


2001
Jackson, D.C., E.D. Dibble, J.F. Mareska. 2001. Thermal refuge for striped bass in the Pascagoula River. In: Proc., Annual Meeting of the American Fisheries Society. Phoenix, AZ.


2000
Dibble, E.D., S.L. Harrel. 2000. An experimental evaluation of microhabitat selection by 3 stream-dwelling cyprinids: Blacktail shiner, Bluntface shiner, and Striped shiner. Journal of Freshwater Ecology 15:455-463.


2000
Dibble, E.D., S.L. Harrel. 2000. Foraging strategies of the bluntface shiner (Cyprinella camura). Journal of Freshwater Ecology 15:455-463.


2000
Smiley, P.C. Jr., E.D. Dibble. 2000. Micro-habitat use by the introduced rusty crayfish (Orconectes rusticus) in Long Lake Wisconsin. Journal of Freshwater Ecology 15:115-124.


2000
Young, B.D., G.D., S.H. Schoenholtz, E.D. Dibble, A.W. Ezell. 2000. Assessing the effectiveness of silvicultural streamside management zones: A research approach. Pages 80-84 in Proceedings, Mississippi Water Resources Conference. Download


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