Peer-reviewed primary journal publications and book chapters:

2017

Dadswell, M.J., Ceapa, C., Spares, A.D., Stewart, N.D., Curry, R.A., Bradford, R.G. and Stokesbury, M.J.W. 2017. Population characteristics of adult Atlantic sturgeon captured by the commercial fishery in the Saint John River estuary, New Brunswick, Canada. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society, 146: 318-330.

Nau, G.S., Spares A.D., Andrews, S.N., Mallory, M.L., McLellan, N.R. and Stokesbury, M.J.W. (in revision). Multiyear evaluation of alewife (Alosa pseudoharengus)  passage through fishways. River Research and Applications (accepted 6 June 2017).

Sorell, J.M., Varela, J.L., Goni, N., Macias, D., Arrizabalaga, H. and Medina, A. 2017. Diet and consumption of Atlantic Bluefin tuna (Thunnus thynnus) in the Strait of Gibraltar. Fisheries Research, 188: 112-120.

Stewart, N.D., Cormier, Y., Logan-Chesney, L.M., Gibson, G., Wirgin, I., Dadswell, M.J. and Stokesbury, M.J.W. 2017. Natural stranding of Atlantic sturgeon (Acipenser oxyrinchus Mitchill, 1815) in Scot's Bay, Bay of Fundy, Nova Scotia, from populations of concern in the United States and Canada. Journal of Applied Ichthyology, 00: 1-6. doi: 10.1111/jai. 13371

Varela, J.L., Intriago, K.M., Flores, J.C. and Lucas-Pilozo, C.R. 2017. Feeding habits of juvenile yellowfin tuna (Thunnus albacares) in Ecuadorian waters assessed from stomach content and stable isotope analysis. Fisheries Research 194: 89-98.

 

2016

Hazen, E., Carlisle, A., Wilson, S., Ganong, J., Castleton, M., Schallert, R., Stokesbury, M.J.W., Bograd, S., and B.A. Block. 2016. Impacts of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill on bluefin tuna spawning habitat in the Gulf of Mexico. Scientific Reports 6:33824. doi: 10.1038/srep33824.

Stokesbury, M. J. W., Logan-Chesney, L. M., McLean M. F., Buhariwalla, C. F., Redden, A. M., Beardsall, J. W., Broome, J. E., and M. J. Dadswell. 2016. Atlantic sturgeon spatial and temporal distribution in Minas Passage, Nova Scotia, Canada, a region of future tidal energy extraction. PLoS ONE 11:e0158387. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0158387

Buhariwalla, C. F., MacMillan, J. L., Gregoire, M. J., Dadswell, M. J., and M. J. W. Stokesbury. 2016. Population characteristics of Striped bass killed by cold shock during winter shutdown of a power plant in Nova Scotia. Northeastern Naturalist 23: 163-173.

Varela, J. L., Lucas-Pilozo, C. R., and M. M. Gonzalez-Duarte. 2016. Diet of Commondolphinfish (Coryphaena hippurus) in the Pacific coast of Ecuador. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom. doi:10.1017/S0025315416000175

Beardsall, J. W., Stokesbury, M. J. W., Logan-Chesney, L. M., and M. J. Dadswell. 2016. Atlantic sturgeon Acipenser oxyrinchus Mitchill, 1815 Seasonal Marine Depth and Temperature Occupancy and Movement in the Bay of Fundy. Journal of Applied Ichthyology. doi: 10.1111/jai.13175

Dadswell, M. J., Wehrell, S. A., Spares, A. D., McLean, M. F., Beardsall. J. W., Logan-Chesney, L. M., Nau, G. S., Ceapa, C., Redden, A. M., and M. J. W. Stokesbury. 2016. The annual marine feeding aggregation of Atlantic sturgeon Acipenser oxyrinchus in the inner Bay of Fundy: Population characteristics and movement. Journal of Fish Biology 89: 2107-2132.

Gallant, J. J., Rodriguez, M. A., Stokesbury, M. J. W., and C. Harvey-Clark. 2016. Influence of environmental variables on the diel movements of the Greenland shark (Somniosus microcephalus) in the St. Lawrence Estuary. Canadian Field-Naturalist 130: 1-14.

2015

Spares, A. D., Dadswell, M. J., Dickinson, M. P., and M. J. W. Stokesbury. 2015. A critical review of marine adaptability within the anadromous Salmonidae. Reviews in Fish Biology and Fisheries 25: 503-519.

Wilson, S. G., Jonsen, I. D., Ganong, J. E., Shallert, R. J., Castleton, M. R., Spares, A. D., Boustany, A. M., Stokesbury, M. J. W., and B. A. Block. 2015. Tracking the fidelity of Atlantic bluefin tuna released in Canadian waters to the Gulf of Mexico spawning ground.  Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 72: 1700-1717.

Spares, A. D., Stokesbury, M. J. W., Dadswell, M. J., O’Dor, R. K., and T. A. Dick. 2015.  Residency and movement patterns of Arctic Char, Salvelinus alpinus, relative to major estuaries. Journal of Fish Biology 86: 1754-1780.

Reader, J. M., Spares, A. D., Stokesbury, M. J. W., Avery, T. S., and M. J. Dadswell. 2015. Elemental fingerprints of otoliths from smolt of Atlantic salmon, Salmo salar Linneaus, 1758, from three Maritime watersheds: Natural tag for stock discrimination. Proceedings of the Nova Scotian Institute of Science 48: 91-123.

Stewart, N. D., Dadswell, M. J., Leblanc, P., Bradford, R. G., Ceapa, C., and M. J. W. Stokesbury. 2015. Age and growth of Atlantic sturgeon from the Saint John River, New Brunswick, Canada. The North American Journal of Fisheries Management 35: 364-371.

Gibson, A. J. F., Halfyard, E. A., Bradford, R. G., Stokesbury, M. J. W., and A. R. Redden.  2015. Effects of predation on telemetry-based survival estimates: insights from a study on endangered Atlantic salmon smolts. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 72: 728-741.

2014

Spares, A. D., Dadswell, M. J., MacMillan, J., Madden, R., O’Dor, R. K., and M. J. W. Stokesbury. 2014. To fast or feed: an alternative life history for anadromous brook trout Salvelinus fontinalis overwintering within a harbour. Journal of Fish Biology doi: 10.1111/jfb.12447. tl_files/sites/cel/Other Photos/pdficon_small.png PDF

Stokesbury, K. D. E., Stokesbury, M. J. W., Balazik, M. T., and M. J. Dadswell. 2014. Use of the SAFE index to evaluate the status of a summer aggregation of Atlantic sturgeon in Minas Basin, Canada and the implication of the index for the USA Endangered Species designation of Atlantic and shortnose sturgeons. Reviews in Fisheries Science and Aquaculture 22: 193-206. tl_files/sites/cel/Other Photos/pdficon_small.png PDF

Dadswell, M. J., Nau, G. and M. J. W. Stokesbury. 2014. First verified record for shortnose sturgeon, Acipenser brevirostrum LeSueur, 1818, in Minas Basin, Bay of Fundy, Nova Scotia, Canada. Proceedings of the Nova Scotian Institute of Science 47: 273-279. tl_files/sites/cel/Other Photos/pdficon_small.png PDF

Cooke, S. J., Hogan, Z. S., Butcher, P. A., Stokesbury, M. J. W., Raghavan, R., Gallagher A. J., Hammerschlag, N. and A. J. Danylchuk. 2014. Angling for Endangered fish: conservation problem of conservation action? Fish and Fisheries doi: 10.1111/faf.12076. tl_files/sites/cel/Other Photos/pdficon_small.png PDF

McLean, M. F., Simfendorfer, C. A., Heupel, M. R., Dadswell, M. J., and M. J. W. Stokesbury. 2014. Quantifying Movement Patterns of Atlantic Sturgeon (Acipenser oxyrinchus) in the Minas Basin, Bay of Fundy, Canada Marine Ecology Progress Series 496: 59-69. tl_files/sites/cel/Other Photos/pdficon_small.png PDF

2013

Phyne, J. G., Stokesbury, M. J. W., McLean, M. F., and P. Saunders. 2013. Sustainability and the Atlantic bluefin tuna: Science, socioeconomic forces and governance. Journal of International Wildlife and Policy 16: 170-197. tl_files/sites/cel/Other Photos/pdficon_small.png PDF

Apostle, R., Dadswell, M., Engler-Palma, C., Litvak, M., McLean, M. F., Stokesbury, M. J. W., Taylor, A. and D. VanderZwaag. 2013. Sustaining Atlantic sturgeon: Stitching a stronger scientific and governance net. Journal of International Wildlife and Policy 16: 198-226. tl_files/sites/cel/Other Photos/pdficon_small.png PDF

Beardsall, J.W., McLean, M.F., Cooke, S.J., Wilson, B.C., Dadswell, M.J., Redden, A.R., and M.J.W. Stokesbury. 2013. Consequences of Incidental Otter Trawl Capture on Survival and Physiological Status of Threatened Atlantic Sturgeon Acipenser oxyrinchus. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society 142: 1202-1214. tl_files/sites/cel/Other Photos/pdficon_small.png PDF

Halfyard, E.A., Ruzzante, D.E., Stokesbury, M.J.W., Gibson, A.J.F., and F.G. Whoriskey. 2013. Correlates of estuarine survival of Atlantic salmon post-smolts from the southern upland, Nova Scotia, Canada. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Science 70: 262-270. tl_files/sites/cel/Other Photos/pdficon_small.png PDF

McLean, M.F., Dadswell, M.J. and M.J.W. Stokesbury. 2013. Feeding Ecology of Atlantic sturgeon, Acipenser oxyrinchus oxyrinchus, Mitchill, 1815 on the Infauna of Intertidal Mudflats of Minas Basin, Bay of Fundy. Journal of Applied Ichthyology 29: 503-509. tl_files/sites/cel/Other Photos/pdficon_small.png PDF

Lefevre, M. A., Stokesbury, M. J. W., Whoriskey, F. G., and M. J. Dadswell. 2013. Migration of Atlantic salmon smolts and post-smolts in the Rivere Saint-Jean, QC north shore from riverine to marine ecosystems. Environmental Biology of Fishes 96: 1017-1028. tl_files/sites/cel/Other Photos/pdficon_small.png PDF

2012

Lefèvre, M.A., Stokesbury, M.J.W., Whoriskey, F.G., and M.J. Dadswell. 2012. Atlantic salmon post-smolt migration routes in the Gulf of St. Lawrence – ICES Journal of Marine Science 69: 981–990. tl_files/sites/cel/Other Photos/pdficon_small.png PDF

Halfyard, E.A., Ruzzante, D.E., Stokesbury, M.J.W., Gibson, A.J.F., and F.G. Whoriskey. 2012. Estuarine migratory behaviour and survival of Atlantic salmon smolts from the Southern Upland, Nova Scotia, Canada. Journal of Fish Biology 81(5): 1626-1645. tl_files/sites/cel/Other Photos/pdficon_small.png PDF

O’Dor, R., Boustany, A.M., Chittenden, C.M., Costello, M.J., Moustahfid, H., Payne, J., Steinke, D., Stokesbury, M. and E. Vanden Berghe. 2012. A census of fishes – and everything they eat: How the Census of Marine Life advances fisheries science. Fisheries 37: 9. tl_files/sites/cel/Other Photos/pdficon_small.png PDF

Spares, A.D., Stokesbury, M.J.W., O’Dor, R.K. and T.A. Dick. 2012. Temperature, salinity and prey availability shape the marine migration of Arctic char, Salvelinus alpinus, in a macrotidal estuary. Marine Biology doi: 10.1007/s00227-012-1949-y tl_files/sites/cel/Other Photos/pdficon_small.png PDF

Beguer, M., Benchetrit, J., Castonguay, M., Aarestrup, K., Campana, S.E., Stokesbury, M.J.W., and J.J. Dodson. 2012. Shark predation on migrating adult American Eels (Anguilia rostrata) in the Gulf of St. Lawrence.  PLoS ONE 7(10): e46830. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0046830 tl_files/sites/cel/Other Photos/pdficon_small.png PDF

2011

Cooke, S.J., Iverson, S.J., Stokesbury, M.J.W., Hinch, S.G., Fisk, A.T., Smith, P., VanderZwaag, D., and F. Whoriskey. 2011. Ocean Tracking Network Canada: A network approach to addressing critical issues in fisheries and resource management with implications for ocean governance. Fisheries 36: 583-592.

Stokesbury, M.J.S., Neilson, J.D., Susko, E. and S. J. Cooke. 2011. Estimating mortality of Atlantic bluefin tuna (Thunnus thynnus) in an experimental recreational catch-and-release fishery. Biological Conservation 144(11): 2684-2691. tl_files/sites/cel/Other Photos/pdficon_small.png PDF

2010

Dadswell, M.J., Spares, A.D., Reader, J.M., and M.J.W. Stokesbury. 2010. The North Atlantic Sub-polar Gyre and the Marine Migration of Atlantic salmon: the "Merry-Go-Round" Hypothesis. Journal of Fish Biology. tl_files/sites/cel/Other Photos/pdficon_small.png PDF

2009

Stokesbury, M.J.S., Dadswell, M.J., Holland, K.N., Jackson, G.D., Bowen, W.D. and R.K. O'Dor. 2009. Tracking diadromous fishes at sea using hybrid acoustic and archival tags. In Haro, A. J., K. L. Smith, R. A. Rulifson, C. M. Moffitt, R. J. Klauda, M. J. Dadswell, R. A. Cunjak, J. E. Cooper, K. L. Beal, and T. S. Avery, editors. 2009. Challenges for Diadromous Fishes in a Dynamic Global Environment. American Fisheries Society, Symposium 69, Bethesda, Maryland. pdficon_small.png PDF

Weng, K.C.W., Stokesbury, M.J.W., Boustany, A.M., Seitz, A.C., Teo, S.L.H., Miller, S.K., and B.A. Block. 2009. Habitat and Behaviour of Yellowfin Tuna in the Gulf of Mexico determined using pop-up satellite archival tags. Journal of Fish Biology 74: 1434-1439. pdficon_small.png PDF

O'Dor, R. K., and M.J.W. Stokesbury. 2009. The Ocean Tracking Network - adding marine animal movements to the Global Ocean Observing System. In J.L. Nielsen et al. (eds.), Tagging and Tracking of Marine Animals with Electronic Devices, Reviews: Methods and Technologies in Fish Biology and Fisheries.

2008

O'Dor, R., Stokesbury, M., Amiro, P. and E. Halfyard. 2008. The Ocean Tracking Network: Cutting Edge Technology on a Global Scale. The Journal of Ocean Technology 3: 23-27.

2007

Stokesbury, M.J.W., Cosgrove, R., Teo, S.L.H., Browne, D., O'Dor, R.K., and B.A. Block. 2007. Movement of Atlantic bluefin tuna from the eastern Atlantic Ocean to the western Atlantic Ocean as determined with pop-up satellite archival tags. Hydrobiologia 582: 91-97. pdficon_small.pngPDF

Dadswell, M.J., Stokesbury, M. and D. Bates. 2007. Biannual spawning and spat settlement of sea scallops (Placopecten magellanicus) in Mahone Bay, Nova Scotia and the possible long term effect of a scallop farm on the recovery of the Mahone Bay sea scallop population. Journal of Shellfish Research 26: 1304-1304.

O'Dor R.K., Stokesbury, M.J.S., and G.D. Jackson 2007. Tracking marine species - taking the next steps. Lyle JM, Furlani DM, Buxton CD (Eds.) 2007. Cutting-edge technologies in fish and fisheries science, Austral Soc Fish Biol Work Proc, Hobart, Tasmania, August 2006, Australian Society for Fish Biology pp. 6-12.

Spares, A., Reader, J.M., Stokesbury, M.J.W., McDermott, T., Zikovsky, L., Avery, T. S. and M. J. Dadswell. 2007. Inferring marine distribution of Canadian and Irish Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar L.) in the North Atlantic from tissue concentrations of bio-accumulated caesium-137. ICES Journal of Marine Science 64: 394-404. pdficon_small.png PDF

Teo, S.L.H., Boustany, A., Dewar, H., Stokesbury, M.J.W., Weng, K.C., Beemer, S., Seitz, A.C., Farwell, C.J., Prince, E. and B.A. Block. 2007. Movement patterns, diving behavior and thermal biology of Atlantic bluefin tuna (Thunnus thynnus) on their breeding grounds in the Gulf of Mexico. Marine Biology 151: 1-18. pdficon_small.png PDF

2006 & earlier

Gallant, J., Harvey-Clark, C., Myers, R.A. and M.J.W. Stokesbury. 2006. Sea lamprey (Petromyzon marinus) feeding on a Greenland shark (Somniosus microcephalus) in the St. Lawrence Estuary, Canada. Northeastern Naturalist 13: 35-38.

Stokesbury, M.J.W., Harvey-Clark, C., Gallant, J., Block, B.A., and R.A. Myers. 2005. Movement and environmental preferences of Greenland sharks (Somniosus microcephalus) electronically tagged in the St. Lawrence Estuary, Canada. Marine Biology 148: 159-165. pdficon_small.png PDF

Block, B.A., Teo, S.L.H., Walli, A., Boustany, A., Stokesbury, M.J.W., Farwell, C., Williams, T., Weng, K. and H. Dewar. 2005. Electronic tagging and population structure of Atlantic bluefin tuna. Nature 434: 1121-1127.

Lacroix, G.L., Knox, D., and M.J.W. Stokesbury. 2005. Influence of tidal flow on Atlantic salmon post-smolt migration and behaviour in coastal habitat. Journal of Fish Biology 66: 485-498. pdficon_small.png PDF

Stokesbury, M.J.W., Teo, S.L.H., Seitz, A., O'Dor, R. K., and B.A. Block. 2004. Movement of Atlantic bluefin tuna (Thunnus thynnus) as determined by satellite tagging experiments initiated off New England. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 61: 1976-1987. pdficon_small.png PDF

Lacroix, G.L. and M.J.W. Stokesbury. 2004. Adult return of farmed Atlantic salmon escaped as juveniles into freshwater. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society 133: 484-490.

Stokesbury, M.J.W., Lacroix, G.L., Price, E.L., Knox, D. and M.J. Dadswell. 2001. Identification by Scale Analysis of Farmed Atlantic Salmon Juveniles in Southwestern New Brunswick Rivers. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society 130(5): 815-822.

Stokesbury, K.D.E., and M. J. W. Stokesbury. 1999. Subtidal fishes associated with gravel and bedrock in the Baie des Chaleurs, Quebec. Canadian Field-Naturalist 113(3): 466-471.

Stokesbury, M. J., and G. L. Lacroix. 1997. High Incidence of hatchery origin Atlantic salmon in the smolt output of a Canadian River. ICES Journal of Marine Science 54(6): 1074-1081. pdficon_small.png PDF

Stokesbury, M. J. W. and K. D. E. Stokesbury. 1993. Occurrence of Juvenile Atlantic Menhaden, Brevoortia tyrannus, in the Annapolis River, Nova Scotia. Estuaries 16(4): 827-829. pdficon_small.png PDF