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2019 Marine Science Publications

Sulikowski, J.A., Golet, W.,  Hoffmayer, E.R., Driggers W.B., Natanson, L.J., Carlson, A., Sweezy, B.A., and Carlson, J. 2019. Quantifying post-release mortality for dusky sharks, Carcharhinus obscurus, captured in the US pelagic longline fishery. 

2018 Marine Science Publications

Hylton S., Weissman A., Sulikowski J. (in press) Identification of potential wintering habitat for threatened Atlantic Sturgeon (Acipenser oxyrinchus oxyrinchus) in Saco Bay, Maine. Endangered Species Research.

Weissman, A., Mandelman, J. W., Rudders, D. B., Sulikowski, J. A. The effect of capture and handling stress in Lophius americanus in the scallop dredge fishery. Conservation Physiology.

Hayne, A.H.P., G.R. Poulakis, J.C. Seitz, and J.A. Sulikowski. 2018. Preliminary age estimates of female southern stingrays (Hypanus americanus) from southwestern Florida, USA. Gulf and Caribbean Research. 

Hodgdon, C.T., Tennenhouse, C., Koh, W., Fox, J., & Sulikowski, J. 2018. Shortnose Sturgeon of the Saco River Estuary: Assessment of a Unique Habitat. Shortnose Sturgeon of the Saco River Estuary: Assessment of a Unique Habitat. Journal of Applied Ichthyology.

Prohaska BK, Tsang PCW, Driggers, WB III, Hoffmayer ER, Wheeler CR, Sulikowski JA. Effects of delayed phlebotomy on plasma steroid hormone concentrations in two elasmobranch species. J Appl Ichthyol. 2018;00:1–6.

Wheeler CR, Novak AJ, Wippelhauser GS, Sulikowski JA. 2018.  Validity of an external sex determination method in Atlantic Sturgeon (Acipenser oxyrinchus oxyrinchus). Journal of Applied Ichthyology.

2017 Marine Science Publications

Bricelj, V.M.; Kraeuter, J.N., and Flimlin, G., 2017. Status and trends of hard clam, Mercenaria mercenaria, populations in a coastal lagoon ecosystem, Barnegat Bay–Little Egg Harbor, New Jersey.    In: Buchanan, G.A.; Belton, T.J., and Paudel, B. (eds.), A Comprehensive Assessment of Barnegat Bay–Little Egg Harbor, New Jersey. Journal of Coastal Research, Special Issue No. 78, pp. 205–253. Coconut Creek (Florida)

Knotek, R.K., Rudders, D.B., Mandelman, J.W., Benoît, H.P., Sulikowski, J.A. 2017. The survival of rajids discarded in the New England scallop dredge fisheries. J. Fish. Research.

Himes A, Balschi WS, Pelletier G, Frederich M (2017) Color-phase specific ion regulation of the European green crab, Carcinus maenas, in an oscillating salinity environment. Journal of Shellfish Research, 36(2): 465-479.

Kunkel JG , M Rosa, A Bahadur. (2017). 3D-Xray-tomography of American lobster shell structure: An overview. Fisheries Research  186, Part 1: 372-382.

Sulikowski J.A, Benoît H.P., Capizzano, W.C., Knotek R.J., Mandelman J.W.,  Platz, T., and Rudders D.B.,  2017. Evaluating the Condition and Discard Mortality of Winter Skate, Leucoraja ocellata, Following Capture and Handling in the Atlantic Monkfish (Lophius americanus) Sink Gillnet Fishery. J. Fish. Research.

St-Gelais  A.T., Aeppli C., Burnell C. A., Costa-Pierce, B. A. (2017). Non-dioxin like polychlorinated biphenyl indicator congeners in Northwest Atlantic spiny dogfish (Squalus acanthias). Marine Pollution Bulletin. (

Dzieweczynski, Teresa L. and Greaney, Nicole E. 2017. Sex and dose-dependent effects of an estrogen mimic on boldness in threespine stickleback, Gasterosteus aculeatus, from an anadromous population. J. Exp. Mar. Biol. Ecol. (

2016 Marine Science Publications

Costa-Pierce, B.A.  2016. Ocean foods ecosystems for planetary survival in the Anthropocene, p. 301-320. In: E.M. Binder (ed.)  World Nutrition Forum: Driving the Protein Economy. Erber AG, Austria. 368pp.

Slater, M. A., P. A. Morgan, C. E. Tilburg, and S. E Travis, Environmental variables, not Allee effects, drive patch vigor in exotic Phragmites australis stands invading the Saco River Estuary, Maine, USA, Aquatic Biology, [in press]. 

St. Gelais, A. T., Chaves-Fonnegra, A. , Moulding A. L., Kosmynin, V. N., Gilliam, D. S.. (2016)  Siderastrea siderea spawning and oocyte resorption at high latitude. Invertebrate Reproduction and Development. 212-222.

St. Gelais, A. T., Chaves-Fonnegra, A., Brownlee, A. S., Kosmynin V. N., Moulding, A. L., Gilliam, D. S. (2016) Fecundity and sexual maturity of the coral Siderastrea siderea at high latitude along the Florida Reef Tract, USA. Invertebrate Biology. 135: 46-57. DOI: 10.1111/ivb.12115

Novak, A.J., A. E. Carlson, C. R. Wheeler, G.S. Wipplehauser, and J. A. Sulikowski. 2016. Critical foraging habitat of Atlantic Sturgeon based on feeding habits, prey distribution, and movement patterns in the Saco River estuary, Maine. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society.

Wheeler CR, Novak AJ, Wipplehauser GS, Sulikowski JA (2016) Using circulating reproductive hormones for sex determination of Atlantic sturgeon (Acipenser oxyrinchus oxyrinchus) in the Saco River estuary, Maine. Conserv Physiol 

Smith, K. M., Byron, C. J., & Sulikowski, J. A. 2016. Modeling Predator-Prey Linkages of Diadromous Fishes in an Estuarine Food Web. Marine and Coastal Fisheries: Dynamics, Management, and Ecosystem Science. 8: (In Press)

Byron, C.J., Morgan, A. 2016. Potential role of spiny dogfish in gray and harbor seal diets in the Gulf of Maine. Marine Ecology Progress Series. 550:249-270.

Kelly E. Pennoyer, Anthony R. Himes, Markus Frederich (2016) Effects of sex and color phase on ion regulation in the invasive European green crab, Carcinus maenas. Marine Biology 163(6), 1-15. DOI 10.1007/s00227-016-2910-2

Moriarty, P.E., Byron, C.J., Pershing, A.J., Stockwell, J.D., Xue, H. 2016.   Predicting migratory paths of post-smolt Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar). Marine Biology 163(74): 11pgs.

Chapman, E.J., Childers, D.L., and Vallino J.J. 2016. How the Second Law of Thermodynamics has informed ecosystem ecology through its history. BioScience 66: 27-39.

St. Gelais, A. and Costa-Pierce, B - Mercury concentrations in Northwest Atlantic winter-caught, male spiny dogfish (Squalus acanthias): A geographic mercury comparison and risk-reward framework for human consumption. Marine Pollution Bulletin 102 (2016), pp. 199-205 DOI information: 10.1016/j.marpolbul.2015.12.009

2015 Marine Science Publications

Kunkel JG, M Rosa*, A Bahadur. (2015). Toward a modern interpretation of the American lobster shell using X-ray tomography. The Lobster Newsletter 28(2):19-21.

Kunkel JG. (2015). My Adventure Volunteering on NOAA Ships. Fisheries 40(8):360-361.

Munroe, D., J. Kraeuter, B. Beal, K. Chew, M. Luckenbach, and C.P. Peterson. 2015.  Clam predator protection is effective and necessary for food production.  Mar. Poll. Bull. 100:47-52.

McDermott, J.J. and J. N. Kraeuter.  2015.  Occurrence of first crab instars of the Atlantic ghost crab Ocypode quadrata (Decapoda: Brachyura:  Ocypodidae) along the coast of Maine; USA.  Proc. Biol. Soc. Washington 128:98-102.

Byron, C.J., Tennenhouse, C. 2015. Commonality in structure among food web networks. Network Biology. 5(4):146-162.

Byron, C.J., Jin, D., Dalton, T.M. 2015. An integrated ecological-economic modeling framework for the sustainable management of oyster farming. Aquaculture. 447: 15-22.

Munroe, D., Kraeuter, J., Beal, B., Chew, K., Luckenbach, M. and Peterson, C.P. 2015. Clam predator protection is effective and necessary for food production. Marine Pollution Bulletin 100: 47–52.

Rudnicky, B. R.*, Smith, K. M., and Sulikowski, J. A. 2015. First Observation of YOY Paralichthys dentatus (Summer Flounder) in a Southern Maine Estuary. Accepted.  North East. Nat. 

Yund,P. O., C. E. Tilburg, and M. A. McCartney, Across-shelf distribution of Mytilus edulis and M. trossulus larvae in the northern Gulf of Maine: Consequences for population connectivity and a species range boundary, Royal Society Open Science, [accepted], 2015.

Goodchild, C.G., Frederich, M., Zeeman, S.I. 2015. AMP-activated protein kinase is a biomarker of energy status in freshwater mussels exposed to municipal effluents. Science of the Total Environment: (512:201-209).

Goodchild, C.G., Frederich, M., Zeeman, S.I. 2015. Is altered behavior linked to cellular energy regulation in a freshwater mussel (Elliptio complanata) exposed to triclosan? Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology- Part C: (179:150-157).

Tilburg, C. E., L. M. Jordan, A. E. Carlson, S. I. Zeeman, and P. O. Yund, 2015 The effects of precipitation, river discharge, land use and coastal circulation on water quality in coastal Maine, Royal Society Open Science, (in press).

Meserve, M.M., Ono, K.A., Perlut, N.G. Brood Provisioning and Nest Survival of Ardea herodias (Great Blue Heron) in Maine. Northeast Naturalist 22: (in press)

Thomas, A., Ono, K. Diving Related Changes in the Blood Oxygen Stores of Rehabilitating Harbor Seal Pups (Phoca vitulina). PLOS ONE: (in press)

Knotek, R.J., Gill, S.M., Rudders, D.B., Mandelman, J.W., Benoît, H.P., Sulikowski, J.A. 2015. The development of a low cost refrigerated flow-through seawater system for at-sea estimation of post-release mortality. Fisheries Research (in press).

Bloodsworth, K.H., Tilburg, C.E. Yund, P.O. Influence of a river plume of the distribution of brachyuran crab and mytilid bivalve larvae in Saco Bay, Maine. Estuaries and Coasts. In press.

Morgan, A. C., and Sulikowski., J.A. 2015. The role of spiny dogfish in the Northeast United States continental shelf ecosystem and how it has changed over time. Accepted Mar. and Fresh. Res.

Aronson, R.B., Frederich, M.; Price, R.; Thatje, S., (2015) Prospects for the Return of Shell-Crushing Crabs to Antarctica. Journal of Biogeography 42, 1–7 DOI: 10.1111/jbi.12414

2014 Marine Science Publications

Zepeda I, R Sanchez-Lopez, JG Kunkel, LA Banuelos, A Hernandez-Barrera, F Sanchez, C Quinto and L Cardenas. (2014) Visualization of highly dynamic F-actin plus ends in growing Phaseolus vulgaris root hair cells and their responses to Rhizobium etli Nod factors. Plant and Cell Physiology 55(3): 579-591.

Franssen, N.R., Goodchild, C.G., Shepard, D.B. 2014 in press. Morphology predicting ecology: incorporating new methodological and analytical approaches. Environmental Biology of Fishes. DOI 10.1007/s10641-014-0306-z.

Dzieweczynski, T.L., Forrette, LM (ANB '13). (accepted pending revision) Time scale effects of 17α-ethinylestradiol on behavioral consistency in male threespine stickleback . Acta Ethologica.

Byron, C.J., Burke, B.J. 2014. Salmon ocean migration models suggest a variety of population-specific strategies. Reviews in Fish Biology and Fisheries. 24: 737-756.

Byron, C.J. 2014. Aquaculture. In Encyclopedia of Natural Resources. Ed. Yeqiao Wang. CRC Press. 1086 pages.

Byron, C., Pershing, A., Stockwell, J., Xue, H., Kocik, J. 2014. Migration model of post-smolt Atlantic salmon: growth and survival in the Gulf of Maine. Fisheries Oceanography. 23(2):172-189

Carlson AE, Hoffmayer ER, Tribuzio CA, Sulikowski JA (2014) The use of satellite tags to redefine movement patterns of spiny dogfish (Squalus acanthias) along the US east coast: implications for fisheries management. PLoS ONE (In press)

Ford TE and Hamner S. 2014. Water Pollution. In Landrigan PJ and Etzel R (eds) Children's Environmental Health.  Oxford University Press 2014:232-242.

Grimes DJ, Ford TE, Colwell RR, Capone DG.  2014.  Viewing marine bacteria, their activity and response to environmental drivers from orbit.  Microbial Ecology 2014, DOI: 10.1007/s00248-013-0363-4.

2013 Marine Science Publications

Kunkel JG. (2013) Modeling the Calcium and Phosphate Mineralization of American Lobster Cuticle. Can. J. Fish. Aquat. Sci. 70(11): 1601-1611. Journal Link D

Kunkel JG and MJ Jercinovic. (2013) Carbonate apatite formulation in cuticle structure adds resistance to microbial attack for American lobster. Marine Biology Research 9(1): 27-34.

Byron, C.J. and Costa-Pierce, B.A. 2013. Carrying capacity tools for use in the implementation of an ecosystems approach to aquaculture. In L.G. Ross, T.C. Telfer, L. Falconer, D. Soto, & J. Aguilar-Manjarrez eds. Site selection and carrying capacity for inland and coastal aquaculture. FA0/Institute of Aquaculture, University of Sterling, Expert Workshop, 6-8 December 2010. Stirling, the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland. FAO Fisheries and Aquaculture Proceedings No. 21. Rome, FAO. 46 pp.

Sulikowski JA, Prohaska BK, Carlson AE, Cicia AM, Brown CT, Morgan AC (2013) Observations of neonate spiny dogfish, Squalus acanthias, in Southern New England: A first account of a potential pupping ground in the Northwestern Atlantic. Fisheries Research 137: 59-62

Hamner S, McInnerney K, Williamson K, Franklin MJ, Ford TE.  2013. Bile salts affect expression of Escherichia coli O157:H7 genes for virulence and iron acquisition, and promote growth under iron limiting conditions. PLoS ONE 2013: 8(9): e74647. doi:10.1371.

Hamner S, Broadaway S, Berg E, Stettner S, Pyle B, Big Man N, Old Elk J, Doyle J, Kindness L, Good Luck B, Ford TE, 2013 Camper A. Detection and source tracking of Escherichia coli, harboring intimin and Shiga toxin genes, isolated from the Little Bighorn River, Montana.  Int J Hyg Environ Health 2013. PMID: 24044742.

Prohaska, B.K ., P. C. W. Tsang, W. B. Driggers III, E. R Hoffmayer, C. R. Wheeler*, A. C. Brown, J. A. Sulikowski. 2013. Assessing reproductive status in elasmobranch fishes using steroid hormones extracted from skeletal muscle tissue. Conservation Physiology 1:doi:10.1093/conphys/cot028

Wallace, C.C., P.O. Yund, T.E. Ford, K.A. Matassa, and A.L. Bass. 2013. Increase in antimicrobial resistance in bacteria isolated from stranded marine mammals of the northwest Atlantic. In press, Ecohealth.

Epifanio, C. E., C. E. Tilburg, and A. I. Dittel, Abundance of Invasive and Native Crab Larvae in the Mouth of Delaware Bay:  Hemigrapsus sanguineus and Uca pugnax, Journal of Shellfish Research, [in press], 2013.

Prohaska, B. K., P. C. W. Tsang, W. B. Driggers III, E. R. Hoffmayer, and J. A. Sulikowski. 2013. Development of a non-lethal and minimally invasive protocol to study elasmobranch reproduction. Marine and Coastal Fisheries 5:181–188

Williams, L.J., M. D. Campbell, P. C. W. Tsang, and  J A. Sulikowski.  2013. Using estradiol and progesterone concentrations to assess individual variability in the reproductive cyclicity of captive female little skates, Leucoraja erinacea, from the western Gulf of Maine. In press, Fish Phys. Biochem.

2006-12 Marine Science Publications


Summers, E.L., Estrada, J.A. and S.I. Zeeman.  2006.  A note on geographic and seasonal fluctuations in  the isotropic composition of baleen in four North Atlantic right whales (Eubalaena glacialis).  Journal  of Cetacean Research and Management 8(3):241-245

Brown, A.C.  2006.  Effect of natural and laboratory diet on O:N ratio in juvenile lobsters (Homarus americanus).  Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology Part A.  144(1):93-97


Dike, J., and C. Tilburg.  2007.  Climatic time scale temperature and precipitation increases on Long Island, NY.  Atmosphere-Ocean 45:93-105.

Natanson, L. J., Sulikowski, J.A., Kneebone, J.R., and P.C. Tsang.  2007.  Age and growth estimates for the smooth skate, Malacoraja senta, in the Gulf of Maine.  Environmental Biology of Fishes 80:293-308.

Kneebone, J., Ferguson, D.E., Sulikowski, J.A., and P.C.W. Tsang.  2007.  Endocrinological investigation into the reproductive cycles of two sympatric skate species, Malocoraja senta and Amblyraja radiata, in the western Gulf of Maine.  Environmental Biology of Fishes 80:257-265.

Slaughter, C., McCartney, M.A., and P.O. Yund.  2007.  A comparison of gamete compatibility between blue mussel species in sympatry and in alloparty.  Biological Bulletin  213:267-273

Sulikowski, J.A.  2007.  Profiling plasma steroid hormones:  A non-lethal approach for the study of skate repoductive biology and its potential use in conservation management.  Environmental Biology of Fishes 80:285-292

Rawson, P.D., Yund, P.O., and S.M. Lindsay.  2007.  Comment on "Divergent induced responses to an invasive predator in marine mussel populations"  Science.  316:53  Link to Article

Johnson, S., and P.O. Yund.  2007.  Variation in multiple paternity in natural populations of a free spawning marine invertebrate.  Molecular Ecology  16:3253-3262

Yund, P.O., Murdoch, K., and S.L. Johnson.  2007.  Spatial distribution of ascidian sperm:  Two dimensional  patterns and short vs. time-integrated assays.  Marine Ecology Progress Series 341:103-109


Smith, M.D., Grabowski, J.H., and P.O. Yund.  2008.   The role of closed areas in rebuilding monkfish populations in the Gulf of Maine.  ICES Journal of Marine Science 65:1326-1333.  DOI 10.1093/icesjms/fsn137

Beekman, G.K. 2008.  Type III hiatal hernia in a Harbor Seal (Phoca vitulina concolor).  Aquatic Mammals 34:171-181.

Tilburg, C.E., Kernehan, C.D., Andon, A., and C.E. Epifanio, 2008.  Modeling estuarine ingress of blue crab  megalopae:  Effects of temporal patterns in larval release.  Journal of Marine Research 66:391-412.

Johnson, S.L., and P.O. Yund.  2008.  Multiple paternity and subsequent fusion/rejection interactions in a kin-structured population.  Marine Ecology Progress Series 364:129-134

Scholfield, D., Matassa, K., Beekman, G., Whitaker, B., Perry, C., Gebhard, E., Early, G., Walton, W., Swingle, M., and F. Wenzel.  2008.  The Rehabilitation and Homing Behavior of a Satellite Tracked Harbor Porpoise (Phocoena phocena).  2008.  Aquatic Mammals  34:1-8.


Fairchild EA, Sulikowski JA, Rennels N, Howell WH, Tsang PCW (2009) Effects of moving acclimation cages before release of cultured fish: alternate release strategies for a juvenile winter flounder Pseudopleuronectes americanus stock enhancement effort. Aquaculture Research 1-5

Sulikowski JA, Cicia AM, Kneebone JR, Natanson LJ, Tsang PCW (2009) Age and size at sexual maturity of the smooth skate Malacoraja senta from the western Gulf of Maine. Journal of Fish Biology 75:2832-2838

Bogomolni, A., Pugliares, K.R., Sharp, S.M., Patchett, K., Harry, C.T., LaRocque, J.M., Touhey, K.M., and M. Moore.  2009.  Mortality Trends of Stranded Marine Mammals on Cape Cod and southeastern Massachusetts, U.S.A.:  2000-2006.  Diseases of Aquatic Organisms 88:143-155.

Masland, E.D.P., Sweezy, M.A., and K.A. Ono.  2009.  Molecular methods for differentiating gray seal (Halichoerus grypus) and harbor seal (Phoca vitulina) scat.  Molecular Ecology Resources, in press.

Johnson, S.L., and P.O. Yund.  2009.  Effect of fertilization distance on male gain curves in a free-spawning marine invertebrate:  A combined empirical and theoretical approach.  Evolution 63:3114-3123.

Sulikowski, J.A., Cicia, A.M., Kneebone, J.R., Natanson, L.J., and P.C.W. Tsang.  2009.  Age and size  at sexual maturity of the smooth skate, Malacoraja senta, from the western Gulf of Maine. Journal of Fish Biology. 75:2832-2838.

Tilburg, C.E., Dittel, A.I., and C.E. Epifanio.  2009.  High concentrations of crab larvae along the offshore edge of a coastal current.  Effects of convergent circulation.  Fisheries Oceanography, in press.

Cicia, A.M., Driggers, W.B., Ingram, G.W. Jr., Kneebone, J., Tsang, P.C.W., Koester, D.M., and J.A. Sulikowski.  2009.  Age and size at sexual maturity for the Little Skate, Leucoraja erinacea, in the western Gulf of Maine based on estimates of three parameters.  Journal of Fish Biology 75:1648-1666.         

Wargo, A., Tilburg, C.E., Driggers, W.B., and J.A. Sulikowski.  2009.  Observations on the distribution of ichthyoplankton within the Saco River estuary system.  Northeast Naturalist 16:647-654.

Dzieweczynski, T.L., Mack, C.L., and R.M. Granquist.  2009.  Lovers and fighters:  male stickleback, Gasterosteus aculeatus, differ in their responses to conflicting stimuli.  Animal Behavior, in press.

Frederich, M., O'Rourke, M., Furey, N., and J. Jost.  2009.  AMP-activated protein kinase (AMPK) in the rock crab, Cancer irroratus:  an early indicator of temperature stress.  Journal of Experimental Biology 212:722-730.

Epifanio, C.E., and C.E. Tilburg.  2009.  Transport of blue crab larvae in the middle Atlantic bight: A wet and windy journey.  Journal of Marine Research, in press

Grothues, T.M., Able, K.W., Carter, J., and T. W. Arienti.  2009.  Migration patterns of striped bass (Morone saxatilis) through non-natal estuaries of the U.S. Atlantic Coast.  American Fisheries Society Symposium 69:135-150


Sulikowski JA, Galuardi B, Bubley W, Furey NB, Driggers III, Ingram GW Jr, Tsang PCW (2010) Use of satellite tags to reveal the movements of spiny dogfish Squalus acanthias in the western North Atlantic Ocean. Marine Ecology Progress Series 418:249-254

Hoffmayer ER, Sulikowski JA, Hendon JM, Parsons GR (2010) Plasma steroid concentrations of adult Atlantic sharpnose sharks, Rhizoprionodon terraenovae, in the northern Guld of Mexico, with notes on potential long term shifts in reproductive timing. Environmental Biology of Fishes 88: 1-7

Sulikowski, J.A., Galuardi, B., Bubley, W., Furey, N.B., Driggers, W.B.III, Ingram, G.W. Jr., and P.C.W. Tsang. Use of satellite tags to reveal the movements of spiny dogfish, Squalus acanthias, in the western North Atlantic Ocean. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 418:249-254. 2010.

Dzieweczynski, T.L., and Forrette, L.M. 2010. Repeatability of decision-making behaviour in male threespine stickleback, Gasterosteus aculeatus: Effects of dummy vs. live stimuli. Current Zoology, 57:101-108.

Tilburg, C.E., Seay, J., Bishop, T.D., Miller, H.L. III, and C. Meile. 2010. Distribution and retention of Petrolisthes armatus in a coastal plain estuary: the role of vertical movement in larval transport. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science, 88:260-266.

Grabowski, J.H., Clesceri, E.J., Baukus, A., Gaudette, J., Webber, M., and P.O. Yund.  2010.  Use of herring bait to farm lobsters in the Gulf of Maine PLoS ONE 5(4):e10188.  DOI 10.1371/journal.pone.0010188.

Bishop, T.D., Miller, H.L., Walker, R.L., Hurley, D.H., Menken, T., and C.E. Tilburg.  2010.  Blue crab (Callinectes sadipus Rathbun, 1896) settlement at three Georgia (USA) estuarine sites.  Estuaries and Coasts, 3:688-698.


Bubley WJ, Kneebone J, Sulikowski JA, Tsang PCW (2011) Reassessment of spiny dogfish Squalus acanthias age and growth using vertebrae and dorsal-fin spines. Journal of Fish Biology 80(5):1300-19

Hammerschlag N, Sulikowski J (2011) Killing for conservation: the need for alternatives to lethal sampling of apex predatory sharks. Endangered Species Research 14:135-140

Bass, A.L., Wallace, C.W., Yund P.O., and T.E. Ford.  2011.  Detection of Cryptosporidium sp. seal in two new seal species, Phoca vitulina and Cystophora cristata and a novel Cryptosporidium genotype in a third seal species, Pagophilus groenlandicus from the Gulf of Maine.  Journal of Parasitology, in press.

Sulikowski, J.A., Williams, L.J., and M.L. Domeier. 2011. The potential use of non lethal techniques to assess the reproductive biology of the white shark, Carcharodon carcharias.  In Global Perspectives on the Biology and Life History of the Great White Shark, ed. Michael L. Domeier, CRC Press, Boca Raton, FL, pp 467-478.

Dzieweczynski, T.L.  2011. Short-term exposure to an endocrine disrupter affects behavioral consistency in male threespine stickleback.  Aquatic Toxicology, in press.

Jost, J., Podolski, S.* and M. Frederich. 2011. Enhancing thermal tolerance by eliminating the pejus range:  A comparative study with three decapod crustaceans. Marine Ecology Progress Series.  444:263-274.

Takeuchi, N.Y., Barber, D.S., and K.A. Ono. 2011. Circulating  retinol and α-tocopherol levels in rehabilitating harbor seal (Phoca vitulina) pups. Journal of Wildlife Rehabilitation, in press.

Cicia, A.M., Schlenker, L., Sulikowski, J.A., and J.W. Mandelman.  2011.  The seasonal blood biochemical status of the little skate, Leucoraja erinacea, exposed to graded bouts of aerial exposure.  Comparative Biochemistry & Physiology, in press.

Tilburg, C.E., Dittel, A.I., Miller, D.C., and C.E. Epifanio.  2011.  Transport and retention of the mitten crab (Eriocheir sinensis) in a Mid-Atlantic estuary:  Predictions from a larval transport model.  Journal of Marine Research, in press.

Williams, L.J., Cicia, A.M., Smith, K.* and J.A. Sulikowski.  2011 The reproductive biology of the roundel skate, Raja texana, in the Gulf of Mexico. Journal of Fish Biology, in press.

Dzieweczynski, T.L., and J. Crowe. 2011. Shyness and boldness differences across contexts in juvenile threespine stickleback, Gasterosteus aculeatus, from an anadromous population.  Journal of Fish Biology, 79:116-188.

Tilburg, C.E., Gill, S.M., Zeeman, S.I., Carlson, A.E., Arienti, T.W., Eickhorst, J.A., and P.O. Yund. 2011. Characteristics of a shallow river plume:  Observations from the Saco River Coastal Observing System.  Estuaries and Coasts.  Estuaries and Coasts 34:785-799.

Palm, B., Koester, D.M., Driggers, W.B. III and J.A. Sulikowski.  2011.  Seasonal variation in fecundity, egg case viability, gestation, and neonate size for little skates, Leucoraja erinacea, in the Gulf of Maine.  Environmental Biology of Fishes, in press.

Furey, N.B. and Sulikowski, J.A. The fish assemblage structure of the Saco River estuary. Northeast Naturalist, 18:37-44. 2011.


Kunkel JG, W Nagel and MJ Jercinovic. (2012) Mineral Fine Structure of the American Lobster Cuticle. Journal of Shellfish Research 31(2): 515-526.

Mandelman JW, Cicia AM, Ingram GW Jr, Driggers WB III, Coutre KM*, Sulikowski JA (2012) Short-term post-release mortality of skates (family Rajidae) discarded in a western North Atlantic commercial otter trawl fishery. Fisheries Research 139:76-84

Cicia AM, Schlenker LS, Sulikowski JA, Mandelman JW (2012) Seasonal variations in the physiological stress response to discrete bouts of aerial exposure in the little skate, Leucoraja erinacea. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology, Part A 162:130-138

Basusta A, Ozer EI, Sulikowski JA, Basusta N (2012) First record of a gravid female and neonate of the Lusitanian cownose ray, Rhinoptera marginata, from the eastern Mediterranean Sea. Journal of Applied Icthyology: 1-2

Little, L. E., M. Keiffer, G.S. Wippelhauser, G.B. Zydlewski,  M.T. Kinnison, and J.A. Sulikowski. 2012. First Documented Occurrences of the Shortnose Sturgeon (Acipenser brevirostrum) in the Saco River, ME. Accepted, J. Applied Ichthy..

Sokolova IM, Frederich M, Bagwe R, Lannig G, Sukhotin AA (2012) Energy homeostasis as an integrative tool for assessing limits of environmental stress tolerance in aquatic invertebrates. Marine Environmental Research 79: 1-15

Tilburg, C. E., M. A. McCartney, and P. O. Yund, Across-shelf transport of bivalve larvae:  Can the interface between a coastal current and inshore waters act as an ecological barrier to larval dispersal?, PLoS ONE, [in press], 2012.

Gloria-Soria, A., M.A. Moreno, P.O. Yund, F.G. Lakkis, L.W.  Buss, and S.L. Dellaporta. 2012. Evolutionary genetics of the hydroid allodeterminant alr2.  Molecular Biology and Evolution, in press.

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