Doctor of Philosophy in Conservation Biology- Fisheries and Aquatic Biology Track, June 2010
University of Minnesota, Saint Paul, MN
Dissertation: Local adaptation and genetic diversity in a native fish reintroduction program
Master of Science in Environmental Biology, June 2000
Lehigh University, Bethlehem, PA
Thesis Topic: Influences of ultraviolet radiation, temperature and spawning habitat on the early lives of fish
Bachelor of Arts in Biology, December 1995
Portland State University, Portland, OR
Huff, D. D., S. T. Lindley, B. K. Wells, and F. Chai. 2012. Green sturgeon distribution in the Pacific Ocean estimated from modeled oceanographic features and migration behavior. PLoS One 7(9): e45852 (12 p.). DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0045852.
Ranasinghe, J. A, K. I. Welch, P. N. Slattery, D. E. Montagne, D. D. Huff, H. Lee, J. L. Hyland, B. Thompson, S. B. Weisberg, and J. M. Oakden. 2012. Habitat-related benthic macrofaunal assemblages of bays and estuaries of the western United States. Integrated Environmental Assessment and Management 8(4):638-648. DOI: 10.1002/ieam.20090591.
Huff, D. D., S. T. Lindley, P. S. Rankin, and E. A. Mora. 2011. Green sturgeon physical habitat use in the coastal Pacific Ocean. PLoS One 6(9): e25156 (12 p.). DOI:10.1371/journal.pone.0025156.
Huff, D. D., L. M. Miller, C. J. Chizinski and B. Vondracek. 2011. Mixed-source reintroductions lead to outbreeding depression in the second generation descendents of a native North American fish. Molecular Ecology 20(20):4246-4258. DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-294X.2011.05271.x.
Dolph, C. L., D. D. Huff, C. J. Chizinski and B. Vondracek.2011. Implications of community concordance for assessing stream health at three nested spatial scales in Minnesota, USA. Freshwater Biology 56(8):1562-1669.
Huff, D. D., L. M. Miller, and B. Vondracek. 2010. Patterns of ancestry and genetic diversity in reintroduced populations of the slimy sculpin: Implications for conservation. Conservation Genetics 11:2379–2391.
Fujishin, L. M., F. K. Barker, D. D. Huff, L. M. Miller. 2009. Isolation of 13 polymorphic microsatellite loci for slimy sculpin (Cottus cognatus). Conservation Genetics Resources 1:429-432.
Ranasinghe, J. A., S. B. Weisberg, R. W. Smith, D. E. Montagne, B. Thompson, J. M. Oakden, D. D. Huff, D. B. Cadien, R. G. Velarde, C. Beegan. 2009. Evaluation of five indicators of benthic community condition in California, USA bay and estuarine habitats. Marine Pollution Bulletin 59:5-13.
Van Sickle, J., D. D. Huff, and C. P. Hawkins. 2006. Selecting discriminant function models for predicting the expected richness of aquatic macroinvertebrates. Freshwater Biology 51:359-372.
Huff, D. D., S. L. Hubler and A. N. Borisenko. 2005. Using field data to estimate the thermal niche of aquatic vertebrates. North American Journal of Fisheries Management 25:346-360.
Huff, D. D., G. Grad and C. E. Williamson. 2004. Environmental constraints on spawning depth of yellow perch: the roles of low temperature and high solar ultraviolet radiation. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society 133:718-726.