Reynaldo Patino, Ph.D.

Reynaldo joined the Texas Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit in 1989. Prior to that, he was a postdoctoral scientist at The University of Texas Marine Science Institute.


Only Reynaldo's five most recent publications are shown here. For more information about Reynaldo, including a full publications list, visit his profile page on the Texas Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit web site.
Reynaldo also can be reached at his Texas Tech University email


  • Ph D Oregon State University 1988
  • MS Oregon State University 1983
  • BS Tokyo University of Fisheries 1980

Research Interests

Reynaldo has 30+ years of research experience with the biology and management of fishes and amphibians. Topics of current interest include reproductive and developmental biology; impacts of environmental stressors, such as contaminants and climate change, on health and reproductive fitness; and relationships between water quality and aquatic habitat quality, including harmful algal blooms.

Teaching Interests

Reynaldo has taught courses in aquatic and animal ecophysiology and aquaculture.