DSRRN – Publications

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Research Publications

Trinko Lake, Tara R., Kyle R. Ravana, and Rory Saunders. Evaluating changes in diadromous species distributions and habitat accessibility following the Penobscot River Restoration Project. Marine and Coastal Fisheries 4, no. 1 (2012): 284-293.

Bakker, Victoria J., and Daniel F. Doak. Population viability management: ecological standards to guide adaptive management for rare species. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment 7, no. 3 (2008): 158-165.

Wathen, Gus, Joseph Zydlewski, Stephen M. Coghlan Jr, and Joan G. Trial. Effects of Smallmouth Bass on Atlantic Salmon Habitat Use and Diel Movements in an Artificial Stream. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society 141, no. 1 (2012): 174-184.

Wathen, Gus, Stephen M. Coghlan Jr, Joseph Zydlewski, and Joan G. Trial. Habitat selection and overlap of Atlantic salmon and smallmouth bass juveniles in nursery streams. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society 140, no. 5 (2011): 1145-1157.

Gardner, Cory, Stephen M. Coghlan Jr, Joseph Zydlewski, Distribution and Abundance of Anadromous Sea Lamprey Spawners in a Fragmented Stream: Current Status and Potential Range Expansion Following Barrier Removal. 2012 Northeastern Naturalist 19 (1): 99-110.

Mierzykowski, S.E. Environmental Contaminants in Shortnose Sturgeon (Acipenser brevirostrum) from Bears Bluff National Fish Hatchery, Wadmalaw Island, South Carolina. USFWS Spec. Proj. Report FY09-MEFO-3_EC. Maine Field Office, Orono, ME. 23pp.

Mierzykowski, S.E. Contaminants in Atlantic Sturgeon and Shortnose SturgeonRecovered from the Penobscot and Kennebec Rivers, Maine. USFWS Spec. Proj. Report FY09-MEFO-3_EC. Maine Field Office, Orono, ME. 50pp.

Xu, Jianjun, and Alfred M. Powell. Abrupt climate regime shifts, their potential forcing and fisheries impacts. Atmospheric and Climate Sciences 1, no. 02 (2011): 33.

Gutowsky, L. F. G., and M. G. Fox. Intra‐population variability of life‐history traits and growth during range expansion of the invasive round goby, Neogobius melanostomus. Fisheries Management and Ecology 19, no. 1 (2012): 78-88.

McGinnity, P., E. De Eyto, J. Gilbey, P. Gargan, W. Roche, T. Stafford, M. McGarrigle, and P. Mills. A predictive model for estimating river habitat area using GIS‐derived catchment and river variables. Fisheries Management and Ecology 19, no. 1 (2012): 69-77.

Friedland, K. D., J. P. Manning, J. S. Link, J. R. Gilbert, A. T. Gilbert, and A. F. O’Connell. Variation in wind and piscivorous predator fields affecting the survival of Atlantic salmon, Salmo salar, in the Gulf of Maine. Fisheries Management and Ecology 19, no. 1 (2012): 22-35.

Armstrong, William H., Mathias J. Collins, and Noah P. Snyder. Increased Frequency of Low‐Magnitude Floods in New England. JAWRA Journal of the American Water Resources Association 48, no. 2 (2012): 306-320.

Mierzykowski, S.E. Environmental Contaminants in Fillets of Sea‐run Atlantic Salmon (Salmo salar) from the Gulf of Maine Distinct Population Segment. USFWS. Spec. Proj. Rep. FY09‐MEFO‐8‐EC. Maine Field Office. Orono, ME. 50 pp.

Worm, Boris, Ray Hilborn, Julia K. Baum, Trevor A. Branch, Jeremy S. Collie, Christopher Costello, Michael J. Fogarty et al. Rebuilding global fisheries. Science 325, no. 5940 (2009): 578-585.

Gardner, C., S. M. Coghlan, J. Zydlewski, and R. Saunders. Distribution and abundance of stream fishes in relation to barriers: implications for monitoring stream recovery after barrier removal. River Research and Applications 29, no. 1 (2013): 65-78.

Liebich, T., McCormick, S. D., Kircheis, D., Johnson, K., Regal, R., & Hrabik, T. (2011). Water chemistry and its effects on the physiology and survival of Atlantic salmon Salmo salar smolts. Journal of Fish Biology, 79(2), 502-519.

Pearson, A. J., Snyder, N. P., & Collins, M. J. (2011). Rates and processes of channel response to dam removal with a sand‐filled impoundment. Water Resources Research, 47(8).

Frank, H. J., Mather, M. E., Smith, J. M., Muth, R. M., & Finn, J. T. (2011). Role of origin and release location in pre‐spawning distribution and movements of anadromous alewife. Fisheries Management and Ecology, 18(1), 12-24.

Hartwell, S. I. (2011). Chesapeake Bay watershed pesticide use declines but toxicity increases. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry, 30(5), 1223-1231.

Kasprak, A., Magilligan, F. J., Nislow, K. H., & Snyder, N. P. (2012). A Lidar‐Derived Evaluation Of Watershed‐Scale Large Woody Debris Sources And Recruitment Mechanisms: Coastal Maine, USA. River Research and Applications, 28(9), 1462-1476.

Minto, C., Myers, R. A., & Blanchard, W. (2008). Survival variability and population density in fish populations. Nature, 452(7185), 344-347.

Dudgeon, D. (2010). Prospects for sustaining freshwater biodiversity in the 21st century: linking ecosystem structure and function. Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability, 2(5), 422-430.

Mott, N. (2010) Fish Live in Trees Too! River Rehabilitation and Large Woody Debris. Staffordshire Wildlife Trust, Staffordshire, UK.

Burchsted, D., Daniels, M., Thorson, R., & Vokoun, J. (2010). The river discontinuum: applying beaver modifications to baseline conditions for restoration of forested headwaters. BioScience, 60(11), 908-922.

Jordaan, A., Hall, C. Frisk, M. (2008)Is the recovery of cod (Gadus morhua) along the Maine coast limited by reduced anadromous river herring populations? Mia J. Tegner Memorial Research Grant in Marine Historical Ecology and Environmental History Final Report, October 2008.

Fernandes, S. J., Zydlewski, G. B., Zydlewski, J. D., Wippelhauser, G. S., & Kinnison, M. T. (2010). Seasonal distribution and movements of shortnose sturgeon and Atlantic sturgeon in the Penobscot River Estuary, Maine. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society, 139(5), 1436-1449.

Carlisle, D. M., Wolock, D. M., & Meador, M. R. (2010). Alteration of streamflow magnitudes and potential ecological consequences: a multiregional assessment. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment, 9(5), 264-270.

Burroughs, B. A., Hayes, D. B., Klomp, K. D., Hansen, J. F., & Mistak, J. (2010). The effects of the Stronach Dam removal on fish in the Pine River, Manistee County, Michigan. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society, 139(5), 1595-1613.

Seavy, N., Howell, C.A. (2010) How can we improve information delivery to support conservation and restoration decisions? Biodiversity Conservation (2010) 19:1261–1267.

Haak, A.L et al. (2010)The potential influence of changing climate on the persistence of salmonids of the inland west. US Department of the Interior, US Geological Survey Open-file Report 2010-1236, 74p.

Kemp, P. S., & O’Hanley, J. R. (2010). Procedures for evaluating and prioritizing the removal of fish passage barriers: a synthesis. Fisheries Management and Ecology, 17(4), 297-322.

Sweka, J.A., Mackey, G. (2010) A Functional Relationship Between Watershed Size and Atlantic Salmon Parr Density. Journal of Fish And Wildlife Management, June 2010 Volume 1, Issue 1.

Curry, R. A., Bernatchez, L., Whoriskey Jr, F., & Audet, C. (2010). The origins and persistence of anadromy in brook charr. Reviews in Fish Biology and Fisheries, 20(4), 557-570.

Robinson, B. S., Jacobson, G. L., Yates, M. G., Spiess, A. E., & Cowie, E. R. (2009). Atlantic salmon, archaeology and climate change in New England. Journal of Archaeological Science, 36(10), 2184-2191

Pastore, C. L., Green, M. B., Bain, D. J., Muñoz-Hernandez, A., VÖrÖsmarty, C. J., Arrigo, J., … & Zalzal, K. (2010). Tapping environmental history to recreate America’s colonial hydrology. Environmental Science & Technology, 44(23), 8798-8803.

Bowron, T., Neatt, N., Van Proosdij, D., Lundholm, J., & Graham, J. (2011). Macro‐Tidal Salt Marsh Ecosystem Response to Culvert Expansion. Restoration Ecology, 19(3), 307-322.

van Proosdij, D., Lundholm, J., Neatt, N., Bowron, T., Graham, J. (2010) . Ecological re-engineering of a freshwater impoundment for salt marsh restoration in a hypertidal system. Ecological Engineering 36 (2010) 1314–1332.

Valiente, A. G., Beall, E., & Garcia‐Vazquez, E. V. A. (2010). Population genetics of south European Atlantic salmon under global change. Global Change Biology, 16(1), 36-47.

Waldman, John. (2010) The Natural World Vanishes: How Species Cease to Matter. Yale Environment 360, April 2010.

Kerr, L. A., Cadrin, S. X., & Secor, D. H. (2010). The role of spatial dynamics in the stability, resilience, and productivity of an estuarine fish population. Ecological Applications, 20(2), 497-507.

Wilkins, B. C., & Snyder, N. P. (2011). Geomorphic comparison of two Atlantic coastal rivers: toward an understanding of physical controls on Atlantic salmon habitat. River Research and Applications, 27(2), 135-156.

Limburg, K. E., & Waldman, J. R. (2009). Dramatic declines in North Atlantic diadromous fishes. BioScience, 59(11), 955-965.

Management Publications

Penobscot River Research Newsletter, January 2013

Regional Conservation Plan for Anadromous Rainbow Smelt

Mueller, Katrina B. Implications of sense of place for recovery of Atlantic Salmon and other imperiled fishes. Dissertation, Michigan State University.

Best Management/Maintenance Practices Worksheet For Herring Run Management in Massachusetts

Ecosystem Assessment Report for the Northeast U.S. Continental Shelf Large Marine Ecosystem. Ecosystem Assessment Program. 2009. US Dept Commer, Northeast Fish Sci Cent Ref Doc. 09-11; 61 p

The Science and Practice of Ecological Restoration Books

Through a Fish’s Eye: The Status of Fish Habitats in the United States 2010.  NOAA

Climate change, aquatic ecosystems, and fishes in the Rocky Mountain West: implications and alternatives for management – National Forest Service

Migratory Fish Management and Restoration Plan for the Susquehanna River Basin – U.S. Fish And Wildlife Service

Quality Assurance Program Plan (QAPP)for Water Quality Measurements Conducted for Diadromous Fish Habitat Monitoring Version 1.0, 2008-2012 Massachusetts Division of Marine Fisheries

The National Fish Habitat Action Plan

Atlantic Salmon Recovery Framework – NOAA, USFWS, Maine DMR, Penobscot Indian Nation (2010)

A Landowner’s Guide to Removing Small Dams in Ontario – Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources (2010)

Reconnecting Rivers: Natural Channel Design in Dam Removal and Fish Passage – Luther Aadland, Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (2010)

Estimates of River Herring Bycatch in the Directed Atlantic Herring Fishery – Maine Department of Marine Resources and Massachusetts Division of Marine Fisheries (2008)

2009 State of the Estuaries Report for Piscataqua Region Estuaries  – Piscataqua Region Estuaries Partnership (2009)

Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission Atlantic Coast Diadromous Fish Habitat: A Review of Utilization, Threats, Recommendations for Conservation, and Research Needs – Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission (2009)

DSRRN Newsletters

Penobscot River Restoration 2013 Newsletter

Penobscot River Restoration 2010 Newsletter