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Stephen (Ash) Bullard
Biological Sciences
Associate Professor, School of Fisheries

Office: 324 Upchurch Hall

Department of Fisheries
Auburn University, AL 36849

Phone: (334) 844-9278
Fax: (334) 844-9208



Ph.D. - Gulf Coast Research Laboratory
M.Sc. - University of Southern Mississippi
B.Sc. - Cum Laude, University of South Carolina

Research and Teaching Interests

Parasitology, diseases of fishes and aquatic invertebrates, host-parasite interactions, taxonomy & systematics, parasite & pathogen biodiversity.

Undergraduate Graduate
Fish Anatomy and Physiology - FISH5440 Fish Anatomy and Physiology - FISH6440
Marine Ichthyology - FISH5725 Marine Ichthyology - FISH6725
Special Problems in Parasitology - FISH4970 Special Problems in Parasitology - FISH7970
Special Problems in Pathology of Aquatic Organisms - FISH7960

Selected Publications

Borucinska, J. & S. A. Bullard. 2011. Lesions associated with plerocerci (Platyhelminthes: Cestoda: Trypanorhyncha) in the gastric wall of a cownose ray, Rhinoptera bonasus (Myliobatiformes: Rhinopteridae) from the Northern Gulf of Mexico. Journal of Fish Diseases 34:149–157.

Bullard, S. A. 2010. Littorellicola billhawkinsi n. gen., n. sp. (Digenea: Aporocotylidae) from the myocardial lacunae of Florida pompano, Trachinotus carolinus (Carangidae) in the Gulf of Mexico; with a comment on interrelationships and functional morphology of intertrabecular aporocotylids. Parasitology International 59:587–598.

Bullard, S. A. 2010. A new species of Cardicola Short, 1953 (Digenea: Aporocotylidae) from the heart and branchial vessels of two surfperches (Perciformes: Embiotocidae) in the Eastern Pacific Ocean off California.Journal of Parasitology 96:382–388. 

Kritsky, D. C., M. Bakenhaster, E. Fajer-Avila, & S. A. Bullard. 2010. Rhabdosynochus spp. (Monogenoidea: Diplectanidae) infesting the gill lamellae of snooks, Centropomus spp. (Perciformes: Centropomidae), in Florida, and redescription of the type species, R. rhabdosynochusJournal of Parasitology 96(5):879–886.

Jensen, K. & S. A. Bullard. 2010. Characterization of a diversity of tetraphyllidean and rhinebothriidean cestode larval types, with comments on host associations and life-cycles. International Journal for Parasitology 40:889–910.

Last updated: 05/11/2017