Eric Loudenslager, Retired Fish Hatchery Manager, Professor Emeritus

Eric Loudenslager

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  • B.S. Biology, 1974, University of Wisconsin, Stevens Point
  • Ph.D. Zoology, Physiology, 1978, University of Wyoming

Research Interests

  • Coastal cutthroat restoration of Stone Lagoon
  • Genetic variation in north coast salmonids (steelhead, cutthroat, chinook)
  • Hatchery management
  • Genetic variation in sculpins

HSU MS Theses

  • Murphy, Jonathan, M.  2004.  The effects of salinity and wastewater on growth and mortality of mosquitofish, Gambusia affinis.

  • Baumsteiger, Jason, D.  2002.  A comparison of visual identification with genetic identification of juvenile coastal cutthroat trout (Oncorhynchus clarki ), steelhead trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss), and their hybrids

Selected Publications

  • Yeoh, C.G., T.H. Kerstetter, and E.J. Loudenslager. 1991. Twenty-four-hour seawater challenge test for coastal cutthroat trout. The Progressive Fish Culturist 53:173-176.

  • Sarver, S.K., and E.J. Loudenslager. 1991. The genetics of California populations of the blue mussel: further evidence for the existence of electrophoretically distinguishable species or subspecies. Biochemical Systematics and Ecology 19:183-188.

  • Loudenslager, E.J., J.N. Rinne, G.A.E. Gall, and R.E. David. 1986. Biochemical genetic studies of native Arizona and New Mexico trout. Southwestern Naturalist 31:221-234.

  • Bailey, J.K. and E.J. Loudenslager. 1986. Genetic and environmental components of variation for growth of juvenile Atlantic salmon. Aquaculture 57:125-132.

  • Saunders, R.L., E.B. Henderson, B.D. Glebe and E.J. Loudenslager. 1983. Evidence of a major environmental component in the determination of the grilse: larger salmon ratio in Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar). Aquaculture 33:107-118.
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