Below are some select publications from the peer-reviewed literature that represent some of our work outside of the blog. Click on the bloggers name to view their personal academic website.

Dana Sackett, PhD

Sackett, D.K., Drazen, J.C., Moriwake V.N., Kelley, C.D., Schumacher, B.D., Misa, W.F.X.E. 2013. Marine protected areas for deepwater fish populations: an evaluation of their effects in Hawai`i. Marine Biology. 1-15.

Sackett, D.K., Aday, D.D., Rice, J.A., & Cope, W.G. 2013. Maternally transferred mercury in wild largemouth bass, Micropterus salmoides. Environmental Pollution. 178:493-497

Sackett, D.K., Cope, W.G., Rice, J.A., & Aday D.D. 2013. The influence
of fish length on tissue mercury dynamics: implications for natural resource
management and human health risk. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. 10:638-659.

Sackett, D.K., Aday, D.D., Rice, J.A., Cope, W.G., & Buchwalter, D. 2010. Does
proximity to coal-fired power plants influence fish tissue mercury? Ecotoxicology. 19:1601-1611.

Sackett, D.K., Aday, D.D., Rice, J.A., & Cope, W.G. 2009. A statewide assessment of mercury dynamics in North Carolina waterbodies and fish. Transactions of the American Fishery Society. 138:1328-1341.

Brandon Peoples, PhD

Peoples, B.K. and E. A. Frimpong. 2016. Context-dependent outcomes in a reproductive mutualism between two freshwater fish species. Ecology and Evolution 6:1214-1233.

Peoples, B.K. and E.A. Frimpong. 2015. Biotic interactions and habitat drive positive co-occurrence between facilitating and beneficiary stream fishes. Journal of Biogeography. DOI:10.1111/jbi.12699.

Peoples, B.K., L.A. Blanc and E.A. Frimpong. 2015. Lotic cyprinid communities can be structured as nest webs and predicted by the stress-gradient hypothesis. Journal of Animal Ecology. DOI: 10.1111/1365-2656.12428

McManamay, R.A., B.K. Peoples, D.J. Orth, C.A. Dolloff and D.C. Matthews. 2015. Isolating causal pathways between flow and fish in the regulated river hierarchy. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences. DOI: 10.1139/cjfas-2015-0227

Peoples, B.K., R. A. McManamay, D.J. Orth, and E.A. Frimpong. 2013. Nesting habitat use by river chub in a hydrologically variable Appalachian tailwater. Ecology of Freshwater Fish DOI 10.1111/eff12078.

Peoples, B.K. and E.A. Frimpong. 2013. Evidence of mutual benefits of nest association among freshwater cyprinids and implications for conservation. Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems 23: 911-923.

Peoples, B.K. and E.A. Frimpong. 2011. Among-pass, interregional, and single- versus multiple-season comparisons of detection probabilities of stream fishes. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society 140: 67-83.

Steve Midway, PhD

Midway, S.R., J.W. White, W.A. Roumillat, C. Batsavage, and F.S. Scharf. 2013. Improving macroscopic maturity determination in a pre-spawning flatfish through predictive modeling and whole mount methods. Fisheries Research. 147:359–369.

Midway, S.R. and F.S. Scharf. 2012. Histological analysis reveals larger size-at-maturity for southern flounder Paralichthys lethostigma with implications for biological reference points. Marine and Coastal Fisheries: Dynamics, Management, and Ecosystem Science 4:628–638.

Dobbins, D.A., S.R. Midway, Leone, E.H., and R.L. Cailteux. 2012 Long term impacts on native ictalurids by introduced flathead catfish in the Choctawhatchee River, Florida.  Fisheries Management & Ecology 19:434–440.

Midway, S.R., T.J. Kwak, and D.D. Aday. 2010. Habitat suitability of the Carolina madtom, an imperiled, endemic stream fish.  Transactions of the American Fisheries Society 139:325–338.

Patrick Cooney, MS, Certified Fisheries Scientist since February 28, 2013


Cooney, PC, and TJ Kwak. 2013. Spatial extent and dynamics of stream impacts on tropical island freshwater fish assemblages. BioScience 63:176-190.

Cooney, PC. 2012. Climbing the Slippery Slope. Fisheries 37:475.

Cooney, PC. 2013. A Southern Revival: Researchers and Young Anglers Contribute to the Revival of Southern Appalachian Trout Fishing. Fisheries 38:358.

Cooney, PC, and TJ Kwak. 2010. Development of standard weight equations for Caribbean and Gulf of Mexico amphidromous fishes. North American Journal of Fisheries Management 30:1203-1209.

Midway, SR and PB Cooney. 2013. Membership and Communication: The Dual Benefits of Social Media for AFS. Fisheries 38:382-383.

Cooney, PC, and MS Allen. 2006. Effects of introduced groundwater on water chemistry and fish assemblages in Central Florida Lakes. Hydrobiologia 556:279-294.

Cooney, PC, TJ Kwak, and CH Brown. 2007. Fishery Population and Habitat Assessment of Puerto Rico Streams. Departmento de Recursos Naturales y Ambientales de Puerto Rico. San Juan, Puerto Rico.

Claussen, JE, PB Cooney, et al.  2013. Science Communication in a Digital Age: Social Media and the American Fisheries Society, Fisheries, 38:8, 359-362.

Abigail J. Lynch, PhD

Lynch, A. J., W. W. Taylor, A. M. McCright. 2016. Stakeholder views of management and decision support tools to integrate climate change into Great Lakes Lake Whitefish management. Fisheries. 41(11):644-652.

Cooke, S. J., E. H. Allison, T. D. Beard, Jr., R. Arlinghaus, A. H. Arthington, D. M. Bartley, I. G. Cowx, C. Fuentevilla, N. J. Leonard, A. J. Lynch, V. M. Nguyen, S. Youn, W. W. Taylor, R. L. Welcomme. 2016. On the sustainability of inland fisheries: Finding a future for the forgotten. Ambio. 45:753.

Nguyen, V. M., A. J. Lynch, N. Young, I. G. Cowx, T. D. Beard, Jr., W. W. Taylor, S. J. Cooke. 2016. To manage inland fisheries is to manage at the social-ecological watershed scale. Journal of Environmental Management. 181:312-325.

Lynch, A. J., B. J. E. Myers, C. Chu, L. A. Eby,  J. A. Falke, R. P. Kovach, T. J. Krabbenhoft, T. J. Kwak,  J. Lyons, C. P. Paukert, J. E. Whitney. 2016. Climate change effects on North American inland fish populations and assemblages. Fisheries. 41(7):346-361.

Lynch, A. J., S. J. Cooke, A. Deines, S. Bower, D. B, Bunnell, I. G. Cowx, V. M. Nguyen, J. Nonher, K. Phouthavong, B. Riley, M. W. Rogers, W. W. Taylor, W.M. Woelmer, S. Youn, T. D. Beard, Jr. 2016. The social, economic, and ecological importance of inland fishes and fisheries. Environmental Reviews. 24:1-8.

Lynch, A. J., E. Varela-Acevedo, and W. W. Taylor. 2015. Decision-Support Tools for a Changing Climate: Application to Inland Fisheries Management. Journal of Fisheries Management and Ecology. 22(1):14-24.

Lynch, A. J., W. W. Taylor, T. D. Beard, and B. M. Lofgren. 2015. Projected changes in Lake Whitefish (Coregonus clupeaformis) recruitment with climate change in the 1836 Treaty Waters of Lakes Huron, Michigan, and Superior. Journal of Great Lakes Research. 41(2):415-422.

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