Bill Roumillat


M.S., 1982, Old Dominion University

Research Interests

  • biology of fishes
  • histologically verified fish reproductive ecology
  • fish behavioral ecology

Current research projects

  • life history investigations of estuarine fishes
  • red drum fisheries dynamics
  • autochthonous fish sounds as related to fishery dynamics
  • assisting with parasite life cycles for spotted seatrout


  • Umberger, C M; William A Roumillat; Isaure de Buron; E J McElroy. 2013. Effects of a muscle-infecting parasitic nematode on the locomotor performance of their fish host. Journal of fish biology 2013;82(4):1250-8
  • Stephanie Palesse; William A Roumillat; Isaure de Buron; Weatherly A Meadors; Allan E Strand. 2012. Use of molecular tools in identification of philometrid larvae in fishes: technical limitations parallel our poor assessment of their biodiversity. Parasitology research 2011;109(6):1725-30.
  • de Buron, I, Scott G. France, Vincent A. Connors, William A. Roumillat and Lam C. Tsoi.2011. Philometrids of the southern flounder Paralichthys lethostigma: a multidimensional approach to determine their diversity. J Parasitology (doi: 10.1645/GE-2564.1).
  • Iva Dyková; Isaure de Buron; William A Roumillat; Ivan Fiala. 2011. Henneguya cynoscioni sp. n. (Myxosporea: Bivalvulida), an agent of severe cardiac lesions in the spotted seatrout, Cynoscion nebulosus (Teleostei: Sciaenidae). Folia parasitologica 2011;58(3)169-77.
  • Arnott, SA, William A Roumillat, John A. Archambault, Charles A. Wenner, Joy Gerhard, Tanya L. Darden, Michael R. Denson. 2010. Spatial synchrony and temporal dynamics of juvenile red drum Sciaenops ocellatus populations in South Carolina, USA. Mar Ecol Prog Ser Vol. 415:221-236. doi: 10.3354/meps08710.