James Haney

Phone: (603) 862-2105
Office: Biological Sciences, Spaulding Hall Rm 122, Durham, NH 03824
james haney

I am interested in the food web relationships of freshwater communities, the role of diel rhythms, and comparative limnology of temperate, tropical and arctic regions. Currently, I have research projects in three areas of freshwater ecology.


  • Ph.D., Aquatic Biology/Limnology, University of Toronto
  • M.A., Zoology/Animal Biology, Miami University - Ohio
  • B.A., Zoology/Animal Biology, Miami University - Ohio

Research Interests

  • Aquatic Ecology
  • Toxic Substances--Environmental
  • Water Quality

Courses Taught

  • BIOL 541: Ecology
  • BIOL 999: Doctoral Dissertation Research
  • MEFB 631: Ecotoxicology
  • MEFB 717/817: Lake Ecology
  • MEFB 719/819: Field Studies in Lake Ecology
  • ZOOL 600: Field Experience
  • ZOOL 708: Stream Ecology
  • ZOOL 795W: Special Investigations
  • ZOOL 999: Doctoral Research

Selected Publications

Murby, A. L., & Haney, J. F. (2016). Field and laboratory methods to monitor lake aerosols for cyanobacteria and microcystins. Aerobiologia, 32(3), 395-403. doi:10.1007/s10453-015-9409-z

Haney, J. F., & Lampert, W. (2013). Spatial avoidance of Microcystis aeruginosa
by Daphnia
: Fitness consequences and evolutionary implications. Limnology and Oceanography, 58(6), 2122-2132. doi:10.4319/lo.2013.58.6.2122

Carey, C. C., Ewing, H. A., Cottingham, K. L., Weathers, K. C., Thomas, R. Q., & Haney, J. F. (2012). Occurrence and toxicity of the cyanobacterium Gloeotrichia echinulata in low-nutrient lakes in the northeastern United States. Aquatic Ecology, 46(4), 395-409. doi:10.1007/s10452-012-9409-9

Caller, T. A., Doolin, J. W., Haney, J. F., Murby, A. J., West, K. G., Farrar, H. E., . . . Stommel, E. W. (2009). A cluster of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis in New Hampshire: A possible role for toxic cyanobacteria blooms. Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis, 10(sup2), 101-108. doi:10.3109/17482960903278485

Carey, C. C., Haney, J. F., & Cottingham, K. L. (2007). First report of microcystin-LR in the cyanobacteriumGloeotrichia echinulata. Environmental Toxicology, 22(3), 337-339. doi:10.1002/tox.20245

Smith, J. L., & Haney, J. F. (2006). Foodweb transfer, accumulation, and depuration of microcystins, a cyanobacterial toxin, in pumpkinseed sunfish (Lepomis gibbosus). Toxicon, 48(5), 580-589. doi:10.1016/j.toxicon.2006.07.009

HANEY, J. F. (1988). DIEL PATTERNS OF ZOOPLANKTON BEHAVIOR. BULLETIN OF MARINE SCIENCE, 43(3), 583-603. Retrieved from http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/

Haney, J. F. (1987). Field studies on zooplankton‐cyanobacteria interactions. New Zealand Journal of Marine and Freshwater Research, 21(3), 467-475. doi:10.1080/00288330.1987.9516242

Peterson, B. J., Hobbie, J. E., & Haney, J. F. (1978). Daphnia grazing on natural bacteria1. Limnology and Oceanography, 23(5), 1039-1044. doi:10.4319/lo.1978.23.5.1039

HANEY, J. F., & HALL, D. J. (1975). DIEL VERTICAL MIGRATION AND FILTER-FEEDING ACTIVITIES OF DAPHNIA. ARCHIV FUR HYDROBIOLOGIE, 75(4), 413-441. Retrieved from http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/

Most Cited Publications