University of Vermont

Donna Parrish

Donna Parrish

Unit Leader VT Cooperative Fish & Wildlife Research Unit/ Research Professor

Phone: 802-656-2693
Office: 302C Aiken Center
Unit Website:

Areas of Interest



Ph.D., Zoology, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, 1988. Dissertation Title: The White Perch and Its Interaction with Yellow Perch in Lake Erie
M.S. Biology. Murray State University, Murray, KY, 1984. Thesis Title: A Comparison of Two White Crappie Populations in Kentucky and Barkley Lakes
B.S. Biology, Southeast Missouri State University, Cape Girardeau, MO, 1974.

Selected Publications

Eisenhower, M.D., and D.L. Parrish. 2009. Double-crested cormorant and fish interactions in a shallow basin of Lake Champlain. Waterbirds. In press.

Beauchamp, D., D.L. Parrish, Roy A. Whaley. 2009. Coldwater Fish Large Standing Waters. In Freshwater fisheries standard sampling. Editors S. Bonar, W. Hubert, and D. Willis. American Fisheries Society, Bethesda, MD. In press.

Mather, M.E., D.L. Parrish, and J.M. Dettmers. 2009. Now That You Have Great Results, Where Should You Submit Your Manuscript? In Writing for Natural Resources Journals. Editors C. Jennings, B. Vondracek, and T. Lauer. American Fisheries Society, Bethesda, MD. In Revision.

Mather, M.E., D.L. Parrish, and J.M. Dettmers. 2008. Mapping the changing landscape of fish-related journals: setting a course for successful communication of scientific information. Fisheries 33: 444-453.

Mather, M.E., D.L. Parrish, C.A. Campbell, J.R. McMenemy, and J.M. Smith. 2008. Summer temperature variation and implications for juvenile Atlantic salmon. Hydrobiologia 603: 183-196.