David Wyanski

Address: South Carolina Department of Natural Resources
Phone: 843.953.9065
E-mail: wyanskid@dnr.sc.gov


M.A., 1990, College of William and Mary

Research Interests

  • life history and taxonomy of marine fishes, fisheries biology

Current and planned research projects

  • reproductive strategies of red porgy, wreckfish, and groupers 
  • monitoring the length and abundance of fishes at Gray's Reef National Marine Sanctuary


  • Fitzhugh, G.R., K.W. Shertzer, G.T. Kellison, D.M. Wyanski.  2012.  Review of size- and age- dependence in batch spawning:  implications for stock assessment of species exhibiting indeterminate fecundity.  Fish. Bull. 110:413-425.
  • Brown-Peterson, N.J., D.M. Wyanski, F. Saborido-Rey, B.J. Macewicz, and S.K. Lowerre-Barbieri.  2011.  A standardized terminology for describing reproductive development in fishes.  Mar. Coastal Fish. 3:52-70.
  • Meister, H.S., D.M. Wyanski, J.K. Loefer, S.W. Ross, A.M. Quattrini, and K.J. Sulak.  2005.  Further evidence for the invasion and establishment of Pterois volitans (Teleostei: Scorpaenidae) along the Atlantic coast of the United States.  Southeast. Naturalist 4:193-206.
  • Wyanski, D.M., and T.E. Targett.  2000.  Development of transformation larvae and juveniles of Ctenogobius boleosoma, C. shufeldti, and Gobionellus oceanicus (Pisces:Gobiidae) from western North Atlantic estuaries, with notes on early life history.  Bull. Mar. Sci. 67:709-728.
  • Wyanski, D.M., D.B. White, and C.A. Barans.  2000.  Growth, population age structure, and aspects of the reproductive biology of snowy grouper, Epinephelus niveatus, off North Carolina and South Carolina.  Fish. Bull. 98:199-218.