Darrel E. Snyder

(Abbreviated resume; click here for detailed resume)

Research Associate and Collection Curator,
Larval Fish Laboratory
Department of Fishery and Wildlife Biology
Colorado State University
Fort Collins, CO 80523
Office: (970) 491-5295
FAX: (970) 491-5091
Email: DESnyder@CNR.ColoState.edu

Research Interests

Sampling, ecology, ontogeny, and especially description and taxonomy of early life stages of North American freshwater fishes; development of computer-interactive keys; fish reproduction; endangered species.

Teaching

No regular courses; occasionally guest lecture in departmental courses, serve as co-instructor in special Larval Fish Laboratory short courses and workshops, and offer individual or small-group taxonomic training or workshops by special arrangement.

Graduate Students

None.

Current or Impending Projects

Recent Publications

Snyder, D. E. In press. Burbot larvae may be evidence for more than one species in North America. Pages xx-xx in V. L. Paragamian and D. W. Willis, editors. Burbot biology, management, and ecology. Fisheries Management Section of the American Fisheries Society Special Publication 1.

Snyder, D. E. 1999. Pallid and shovelnose sturgeon larvae morphological development and identification. Final Report of Colorado State University Larval Fish Laboratory to U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Pallid Sturgeon Recovery Team, Bismarck, North Dakota.

Snyder, D. E. 1998. Catostomid larvae and early juveniles of the Rio Grande Basin in Colorado. Final Report of Colorado State University Larval Fish Laboratory to Colorado Division of Wildlife, Monte Vista, Colorado.

Snyder, D. E. 1998. Burbot larval evidence for more than one North American species? Pages 21-33 in V. L. Paragamian and D. D. MacKinlay, editors. Biology and management of burbot, symposium proceedings. American Fisheries Society Physiology Section, Bethesda, Maryland.

Snyder, D. E. 1997. Effectiveness of light traps for capture and retention of larval and early juvenile Xyrauchen texanus and larval Ptychocheilus lucius and Gila elegans. Final Report of Colorado State University Larval Fish Laboratory to the U.S. National Park Service Cooperative Parks Study Unit, Fort Collins, Colorado.

Snyder, D. E. 1997. Effects of the fish anesthetic tricaine on larval and early juvenile razorback sucker, Xyrauchen texanus. Final Report of Colorado State University Larval Fish Laboratory to U.S. National Park Service Cooperative Parks Study Unit, Fort Collins, Colorado.

Snyder, D. E. 1996 Draft. Larval Fish Laboratory Collection Policies and Procedures Manual. Larval Fish Laboratory, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado.

Snyder, D. E. 1996. Preserved larval and small-fish collections of the Upper Colorado River Basin: maintenance and cataloging of a valuable historical database. Final Report of Larval Fish Laboratory, Colorado State University, to Recovery Implementation Program for Endangered Fish Species in the Upper Colorado River Basin, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Denver, Colorado.

Snyder, D. E. 1996. To the millenium and beyond: a commentary on early life history research. American Fisheries Society Early Life History Section Newsletter 16(1):17-19.

Muth, R. T., and D. E. Snyder. 1995. Diets of young Colorado squawfish and other small fishes in backwaters of the Green River, Colorado and Utah. The Great Basin Naturalist 55:95-104.

Snyder, D. E. 1995. Impacts of electrofishing on fish. Fisheries 20(1):26-27.

Snyder, D. E. 1995. Morphological development and identification of pallid and shovelnose sturgeon larvae. The Sturgeon Quarterly 3(1):7-9.

Snyder, D. E. 1994. Morphological development and identification of pallid, shovelnose and hybrid sturgeon larvae. Final Report of Colorado State University Larval Fish Laboratory to U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha, Nebraska.

Snyder, D. E. 1994. Effects of electrofishing on fish embryos, larvae, and early juveniles. American Fisheries Society Early Life History Section Newsletter 15(1):10-13

Snyder, D. E. 1993. Effects of electrofishing on fish reproduction, gametes, and offspring. American Fisheries Society Early Life History Section Newsletter 14(3):27-29.

Snyder, D. E. 1992a. Impacts of electrofishing on fish. Report of Colorado State University Larval Fish Laboratory to U.S Department of the Interior Bureau of Reclamation, Salt Lake City, Utah, and Glen Canyon Environmental Studies Aquatic Coordination Team, Flagstaff, Arizona.

Snyder, D. E. 1992b. Impacts of electrofishing on fish. American Fisheries Society Fisheries Management Section Newsletter 12(2):5 6.

Snyder, D. E. 1991. Dissolved-oxygen requirements for early life stages of South Platte River fishes. Report of Colorado State University Larval Fish Laboratory to U. S. Environmental Protection Agency Region VIII, Denver, Colorado.

Snyder, D. E. 1990. Fish larvae--ecologically distinct organisms. Pages 20-23 in M. B. Bain, editor. Ecology and assessment of warmwater streams: workshop synopsis. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Biological Report 90(5).

Snyder, D. E., and R. T. Muth. 1990. Descriptions and identification of razorback, flannelmouth, white, bluehead, mountain, and Utah sucker larvae and early juveniles. Colorado Division of Wildlife Technical Publication 38.

More (list in full resume)

Related links: Other Larval Fish Laboratory staff / Larval Fish Laboratory
Other Fishery and Wildlife Biology faculty and staff / Fishery and Wildlife Biology Department
College of Natural Resources / Colorado State University
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Last modified 16 February 2000
Darrel E. Snyder