Wally Bubley

South Carolina Department of Natural Resources

Address: Marine Resources Research Institute, 217 Fort Johnson Road, Charleston, SC 29412
Phone: 843.953.9810
E-mail: bubleyw@dnr.sc.gov


     Ph.D., 2010, University of New Hampshire
     M.S., 2005, College of Charleston

Research Interests

  • Fisheries science
  • Fisheries ecology
  • Fish life history (age/growth/reproduction)

Current and planned research projects

  • Marine Resources Monitoring Assessment and Prediction (MARMAP) program: fisheries survey to examine spatial and temporal trends in fish abundance, assemblages, and life history
  • Elasmobranch age/growth/reproduction/movement


  • Bubley, W.J., J.A. Sulikowski, D.M. Koester, and P.C.W. Tsang (2013). Fisheries Research. Using a multi-parameter approach to reassess maturity of spiny dogfish, Squalus acanthias, following increased fishing pressure in the Western North Atlantic. 147. 202-212.
  • Bubley, W.J., J. Kneebone, J.A. Sulikowski, and P.C. Tsang. (2012) Journal of Fish Biology. Reassessment of Spiny Dogfish, Squalus acanthias, Age and Growth Using Vertebrae and Dorsal Fin Spines. 80. 1300-1319.
  • Sulikowski, J.A., B. Galuardi, W.J. Bubley, N.B. Furey, W.B. Driggers III, G.W. Ingram Jr., and P.C. Tsang. (2010) Marine Ecology Progress Series. Use of satellite tags to reveal the movements of spiny dogfish, Squalus acanthias, in the western North Atlantic Ocean. 418. 249-254.
  • Bubley, W.J. and O. Pashuk. (2010) The Journal of Fish Biology. Life history of a simultaneously hermaphroditic fish, Diplectrum formosum, from the Atlantic waters of the United States. 77. 676-691.