Publications

The following is a list of publications (reports, papers and student theses and dissertations) that are based on or include data obtained by the VIMS Juvenile Striped Bass Seine Survey.

Annual Survey Reports

Estimation of Juvenile Striped Bass Relative Abundance in the Virginia Portion of Chesapeake Bay

2015  |  2014  |  2013  |  2012  |  20112010  |  2009 2008

Other Reports and Papers (most recent first)
  • Machut, L.S., and M.C. Fabrizio. 2009. Estimation of juvenile striped bass relative abundance in the Virginia portion of Chesapeake Bay, January 2008-December 2008. Annual Progress Report to Virginia Marine Resources Commission, 34 p. Download PDF (2.5MB).
  • Hewitt D. A., M. C. Fabrizio, A. H. Hewitt, J. K. Ellis. 2008. Habitat Selection by Juvenile Striped Bass in Lower Chesapeake Bay Tributaries: Inferences from Occupancy Models. Final Report for NOAA Award NA04NMF4570375. 51p. Download PDF (1.6 MB).
  • Hewitt, A.H., L.S. Machut, and M.C. Fabrizio. 2008. Estimation of juvenile striped bass relative abundance in the Virginia portion of Chesapeake Bay, January 2007-December 2007. Annual Progress Report to Virginia Marine Resources Commission, 28 p. Download PDF (2.4 MB).
  • Hewitt, A.H., J.K. Ellis, and M.C. Fabrizio. 2007. Estimation of juvenile striped bass relative abundance in the Virginia portion of Chesapeake Bay, January 2006-December 2006. Annual Progress Report to Virginia Marine Resources Commission, 31 p. Download PDF (480 KB).
  • Austin, H.M., A.H. Hewitt, J.K. Ellis, and M.C. Fabrizio. 2006. Estimation of juvenile striped bass relative abundance in the Virginia portion of Chesapeake Bay, January 2005-December 2005. Annual Progress Report to Virginia Marine Resources Commission, 31 p. Download PDF (812 KB).
  • Gartland, J., R.J. Latour, A.D. Halvorson, and H.M. Austin. 2006. Diet composition of young-of-the-year bluefish in the lower Chesapeake Bay and the coastal ocean of Virginia. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society 135(2): 371-378. Link to PDF (139 KB).
  • Austin, H.M., A.H. Hewitt and J.K. Ellis. 2005. Estimation of juvenile striped bass relative abundance in the Virginia portion of Chesapeake Bay, January 2004-December 2004. Annual Progress Report to Virginia Marine Resources Commission, 32 p. Download PDF (456 KB).
  • Austin, H.M., A.D. Estes, D.M. Seaver and A.H. Hewitt. 2004. Estimation of juvenile striped bass relative abundance in the Virginia portion of Chesapeake Bay, January 2003-December 2003. Annual Report to Virginia Marine Resources Commission. 32 p. Download PDF (759 KB).
  • Austin, H.M., A.D. Estes and D.M. Seaver. 2003. Estimation of juvenile striped bass relative abundance in the Virginia portion of Chesapeake Bay, January 2002-December 2002. Annual Report to Virginia Marine Resources Commission. 33 p.
  • Wilhite, M.L., K.L. Maki, J.M. Hoenig and J.E. Olney. 2003. Towards validation of a juvenile index of abundance for American shad (Alosa sapidissima) in the York River, Virginia (USA). American Fisheries Society Symposium 35: 285-294.
  • Austin, H.M., A.D. Estes and D.M. Seaver. 2002. Estimation of juvenile striped bass relative abundance in the Virginia portion of Chesapeake Bay, January 2001-December 2001. Annual Report to Virginia Marine Resources Commission. 33 p.
  • Austin, H.M., A.D. Estes and D.M. Seaver. 2001. Estimation of juvenile striped bass relative abundance in the Virginia portion of Chesapeake Bay, January 2000-December 2000. Annual Report to Virginia Marine Resources Commission. 32 p.
  • Austin, H.M., A.D. Estes and D.M. Seaver. 2000. Estimation of juvenile striped bass relative abundance in the Virginia portion of Chesapeake Bay, January 1999-December 1999. Annual Report to Virginia Marine Resources Commission. Virginia Institute of Marine Science, Gloucester Point, VA. 32 p.
  • Austin, H.M., A.D. Estes and D.M. Seaver. 1999. Estimation of juvenile striped bass relative abundance in the Virginia portion of Chesapeake Bay, January 1998-December 1998. Annual Report to Virginia Marine Resources Commission. 32 p.
  • Wagner, C.M. 1999. Expression of the estuarine species minimum in littoral fish assemblages of the lower Chesapeake Bay tributaries. Estuaries 22(2A): 304-312.
  • Wagner, C.M., and H.M. Austin. 1999. Correspondence between environmental gradients and summer littoral fish assemblages in low salinity reaches of the Chesapeake Bay, USA. Marine Ecology Progress Series 177: 197-212.
  • Austin, H.M., A.D. Estes and D.M. Seaver. 1998. Estimation of juvenile striped bass relative abundance in the Virginia portion of Chesapeake Bay, January 1997-December 1997. Annual Report to Virginia Marine Resources Commission. 30 p.
  • Austin, H.M., A.D. Estes and D.M. Seaver. 1997. Estimation of juvenile striped bass relative abundance in the Virginia portion of Chesapeake Bay, January 1996-December 1996. Annual Report to Virginia Marine Resources Commission. 61 p.
  • Austin, H.M., D.M. Seaver, and A.D. Estes. 1996. Striped Bass Research, Virginia. Estimation of juvenile striped bass relative abundance. Annual Report 1995. Virginia Marine Resources Commission.
  • Austin, H.M., D.M. Seaver, and A.D. Estes. 1995. Striped Bass Research, Virginia. Estimation of juvenile striped bass relative abundance. Annual Report 1994 to Virginia Marine Resources Commission.
  • Austin, H.M., D.M. Seaver, and A.D. Estes. 1994. Striped Bass Research, Virginia. Estimation of juvenile striped bass relative abundance. Annual Report to Virginia Marine Resources Commission.
  • Colvocoresses, J.A., D.M. Seaver, and A.D. Estes. 1993. Striped Bass Research, Virginia. Estimation of juvenile striped bass relative abundance. Annual Report 1992 to Virginia Marine Resources Commission.
  • Colvocoresses, J.A., D.M. Seaver, and A.D. Estes. 1992. Striped Bass Research, Virginia. Estimation of juvenile striped bass relative abundance. Annual Report 1990 and 1991 to Virginia Marine Resources Commission.
  • Student Theses and Dissertations (most recent first)
  • Woodward, Justine. R. 2009. Investigating the relationships between recruitment indices and estimates of adult abundance for striped bass, weakfish, and Atlantic Croaker. M.S. Thesis. Download PDF (1.7 MB).
  • Muffelman, Sarah C. 2006. Diel and site-specific feeding of young striped bass in a heterogeneous nursery habitat. M.S. Thesis. Download PDF (1.2 MB).
  • Gartland, James. 2002. Diet composition of young-of-the-year bluefish, Pomatomus saltatrix, in the lower Chesapeake Bay and Virginia's coastal ocean. M.S. Thesis.
  • Wagner, C. Michael. 1997. Correspondence between environmental gradients and the assemblage structure of littoral fishes in the tidal proportion of three Virginia coastal plain rivers. M.S. Thesis.
  • Kline, Lisa L. 1990. Population dynamics of young-of-the-year striped bass (Morone saxatilis) populations based on daily otolith increments. Ph.D. Dissertation.