LCHCD Publications & Reports

Cassani, J.R. and K. Watts. 2012. Artificial basin morphometry as a factor in oxygen stratification in ponds and reservoirs of southwest Florida. Lee County Hyacinth Control District. Research Report 12-1. Research Report 12-1

Zajicek, P.W., T. Weier, S. Hardin, J.R. Cassani and V. Mudrak. 2009. A triploid grass carp risk analysis specific to Florida. J. Aquat. Plant Manage. 47:15-20. Publication 1-2009

Cassani, J.R., editor. 1996. Managing Aquatic Vegetation With Grass Carp, A Guide for Water Resource Managers. American Fisheries Society, Bethesda, Maryland. Pages 0-64, Pages 65-112, Pages 113-151, Pages 152-196

Cassani, J.R., E. Lasso de la Vega, H.A. Allaire. 1995. An assessment of triploid grass carp stocking rates in small warmwater impoundments. North American Journal of Fisheries Management 15:400-407. Publication 1995-1

Cassani, J.R. 1995. Problems and prospects for grass carp as a management tool. American Fisheries Society Symposium 15:407-412. Publication 1995-2

Cassani, J.R. and D.M. Maloney. 1991. Grass carp movement in two morphologically diverse reservoirs. Journal of Aquatic Plant Management 29:83-88. Publication 1991-1

Cassani, J.R. 1990. A new method for early ploidy evaluation of grass carp larvae. Progressive Fish-Culturist 52:207-210. Publication 1990-1

Cassani, J.R., et al. 1990. Problems associated with tetraploid induction and survival in grass carp, Ctenopharyngodon idella. Aquaculture 88:273-284. Publication 1990-2

Cassani, J.R. and D.M. Maloney. 1990. New insect records on Brazilian peppertree in South Florida. Florida Entomologist 72:714-716. Publication 1990-3 

Cassani, J.R., D.H. Habeck and D.L. Mathews. 1990. Life history and immature stages of a plume moth Sphenarches anisodactylus (Lepidoptera: Pterophoridae) in Florida. Florida Entomologist 73257-266. Publication 1990-4

Cassani, J.R. and V.V. Vandiver. 1989.  Aquatic Weed Management in Urban and Agricultural Canals Using Triploid Grass Carp. 1989 Proceedings of a Workshop on Management of Aquatic Weeds and Mosquitos in Impoundments. Water Resources Research Institute of the University of North Carolina. Publication 1989-1

Cassani, J.R. 1988. Weed potential of Utricularia biflora. Aquatics 10:4-6. Publication 1988-1

Cassani, J.R. 1988. Potential of Triploid Grass Carp for Managing Aquatic Vegetation in a Municipal Canal System. Final Report to the Florida Dept. of Natural Resources, Bureau of Aquatic Plant Management, 100pp.

Cassani, J.R. and W.E. Caton. 1986. Growth comparisons of diploid and triploid grass carp (Ctenopharyngodon idella) under varying conditions. Progressive Fish-Culturist 48:184-187. Publication 1986-1

Cassani, J.R. and W.E. Caton. 1986. Efficient production of triploid grass carp (Ctenopharyngodon idella Val.) utilizing hydrostatic pressure. Aquaculture 55:43-50. Publication 1986-2.

Cassani, J.R. 1986. Arthropods on Schinus terebinthifolius in South Florida. Florida Entomologist 69:184-196. Publication 1986-3

Cassani, J.R. 1986. Biology of Simyra henrici (Leptidoptera: Noctuidae) in Southwest Florida. Florida Entomologist 68:647-652. Publication 1986-4

Cassani, J.R. and W.E. Caton. 1985. A method for inducing Triploidy in grass carp and growth variations of Diploid and Triploid Grass Carp. Proceedings, 19th Annual Meeting, Aquatic Plant Control Research Program, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Misc. Paper A-85-4, pp. 166-167. Publication 1985-2

Cassani, J.R. and W.E. Caton. 1985. Effects of chemical and biological weed control on the ecology of a south Florida pond. Journal of Aquatic Plant Management 23:51-58. Publication 1985-3

Cassani, J.R. and W.E. Caton. 1985. Induced triploidy in Grass Carp, Ctenopharyngodon idella Val. Aquaculture 46:37-43. Publication 1985-4

Cassani, J.R., W.E. Caton and B. Clark. 1984. Morphological comparisons of diploid and triploid hybrid grass carp, Ctenopharyngodon idella X Hypophthalmichthys nobilis. Journal of Fish Biology 25:269-278. Publication 1984-1

Cassani, J.R. 1983. Arrowroot, Thalia spp. Aquatics 5:12-13. Publication 1983-1

Cassani, J.R. and W.E. Caton. 1983. A Cost-effective method for intensive culture of hybrid grass carp fingerlings. Lee County Hyacinth Control District Research Report 82-1.

Cassani, J.R. and W.E. Caton. 1983. Feeding behaviour of yearling and older hybrid grass carp. Journal of Fish Biology 22:35-41. Publication 1983-2

Cassani, J.R. 1981 Native insect versus native weed. Aquatics 3:14-15. Publication 1981-1

Cassani, J.R. W.E. Caton and T.H. Hanson. 1982. Culture and diet of hybrid grass carp fingerlings. Journal of Aquatic Plant Management 20:30-32. Publication 1982-1

Cassani, J.R., T.W. Miller, Jr. and M.L. Beach. 1981. Biological control of afquatic weeds in southwest Florida. Journal of Aquatic Plant Management 19:49-50. Publication 1981-1

Cassani, J.R. 1981. Feeding behaviour of underyearling hybrids of grass carp, Ctnenopharyngodon idella and the bighead, Hypophthalmichthys nobilis on selected species of aquatic plants. Journal of Fish Biology 18:127-133. Publication 1981-2