Publications

The following publications include data and/or data based on samples collected by the VIMS Juvenile Fish and Blue Crab Trawl Survey (most recent first). Note: Links to journal articles will only work if your institution subscribes to those journals.

Schloesser, R.W. and M.C. Fabrizio. 2016. Temporal dynamics of condition for estuarine fishes in their nursery habitats. Marine Ecology Progress Series 557:207-219.  http://dx.doi.org/10.3354/meps11858 

Tuckey, T.D. and M.C. Fabrizio. 2016. Variability in fish tissue proximate composition is consistent with indirect effects of hypoxia in Chesapeake Bay tributaries. Marine and Coastal Fisheries 8(1):1-15.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/19425120.2015.1103824

Schloesser, R.W. and M.C. Fabrizio. 2015. Relationships among proximate components and energy density of juvenile Atlantic estuarine fishes. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society 144(5):942-955.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00028487.2015.1052557

Nys, L.N., M.C. Fabrizio, and T.D. Tuckey. 2015. Multi-decadal variation in size of juvenile Summer Flounder (Paralichthys dentatus) in Chesapeake Bay. Journal of Sea Research 103(2015):50-58.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.seares.2015.05.006

Humphrey, J., M.J. Wilberg, E.D. Houde, and M.C. Fabrizio. 2014. Effects of temperature on age-0 Atlantic Menhaden growth in Chesapeake Bay. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society 143(5):1255-1265. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00028487.2014.931299

Long, C.W., R.D. Seitz, B.J. Brylawski, and R.N. Lipcius. 2014. Individual, population, and ecosystem effects of hypoxia on a dominant benthic bivalve in Chesapeake Bay. Ecological Monographs 84(2):303-327.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1890/13-0440.1

Xu, X., M.C. Newman, M.C. Fabrizio, and L. Liang. 2013. An ecologically framed survey of finfish of the lower Chesapeake Bay. Archives of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology 65(3):510-520.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00244-013-9917-1

Woodland, R.J., D.H. Secor, M.C. Fabrizio, and M.J. Wilberg. 2012. Comparing the nursery role of inner continental shelf and estuarine habitats for temperate marine fishes. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science 99:61-73. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ecss.2011.12.019

Schloesser, R.W., M.C. Fabrizio, R.J. Latour, G.C. Garman, B. Greenlee, M. Groves, and J. Gartland.  2011.   Ecological role of blue catfish in Chesapeake Bay communities and implications for management.  Pages 369-382 in P.H. Michaletz and V.H. Travnichek, editors.  Conservation, ecology, and management of catfish: the second international symposium.  American Fisheries Society, Symposium 77, Bethesda, Maryland.

Woodland R.J. and D.H. Secor. 2011. Differences in juvenile trophic niche for two coastal fish species that use marine and estuarine nursery habitats. Mar Ecol Prog Ser 439:241-254. http://dx.doi.org/10.3354/meps09310

Fenske, K.H., M.J. Wilberg, D.H. Secor, and M.C. Fabrizio. 2011. An age- and sex-structured assessment model for American eels (Anguilla rostrata) in the Potomac River, Maryland. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 68:1024-1037. http://dx.doi.org/10.1139/f2011-038

Buchheister, A. and R.J. Latour. 2010. Turnover and fractionation of carbon and nitrogen stable isotopes in tissues of a migratory coastal predator, summer flounder (Paralichthys dentatus). Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 67:445-461. http://dx.doi.org/10.1139/F09-196

Halvorson, A.D. 2009. First records of Hypleurochilus geminatus and Centropristis philadelphica from Chesapeake Bay. Virginia Journal of Science 60(3):141-147. 

Wood, R.J. and H.M. Austin. 2009. Synchronous multidecadal fish recruitment patterns in Chesapeake Bay, USA. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 66:496-508. http://dx.doi.org/10.1139/F09-013

Long, W.C., R.D. Seitz. 2008. Trophic interactions under stress: hypoxia enhances foraging in an estuarine food web. Marine Ecology Progress Series 362:59-68. http://dx.doi.org/10.3354/meps07395

Halvorson, A.D. 2007. Recent additions of warmwater fish species to Chesapeake Bay. Northeastern Naturalist 14(4): 651-656.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1656/1092-6194(2007)14[651:RAOWFS]2.0.CO;2

Hare, J.A., and K.W. Able. 2007. Mechanistic links between climate and fisheries along the east coast of the United States: explaining population outbursts of Atlantic croaker (Micropogonias undulatus). Fisheries Oceanography 16: 31-45. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-2419.2006.00407.x

Hoffman, J.C., K.E. Limburg, D.A. Bronk, and J.E. Olney. 2007. Overwintering habitats of migratory juvenile American shad in Chesapeake Bay. Environmental Biology of Fishes.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10641-007-9204-y

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: 371-378. http://dx.doi.org/10.1577/T05-033.1

Lambert, D.M., J.M. Hoenig, and R.N. Lipcius. 2006. Tag return estimation of annual and semiannual survival rates of adult female blue crabs. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society 135:1592-1603. http://dx.doi.org/10.1577/T05-318.1

Lambert, D.M., R.N. Lipcius, and J.M. Hoenig. 2006. Assessing effectiveness of the blue crab spawning stock sanctuary in Chesapeake Bay using tag-return methodology. Marine Ecology Progress Series 321:215-225. http://dx.doi.org/10.3354/meps321215

Grubbs, R.D., and J.A. Musick. 2005. Spatial delineation of summer nursery areas for juvenile sandbar sharks in Chesapeake Bay, Virginia. American Fisheries Society Symposium, in press.

Montane, M.M., and H.M. Austin. 2005. Effects of hurricanes on Atlantic croaker (Micropogonias undulatus) recruitment to Chesapeake Bay. Pp. 185-192. In Hurricane Isabel in Perspective. K. Sellner, ed. Chesapeake Research Consortium, CRC Publication 05-160, Edgewater, MD. Download PDF (4.51 MB)

Orrell, T.M., and K.E. Carpenter. 2004. A phylogeny of the fish family Sparidae (porgies) inferred from mitochondrial sequence data. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 32: 425-431. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ympev.2004.01.012

Geer, P.J. 2003. Distribution, relative abundance, and habitat use of American eel Anguilla rostrata in the Virginia portion of the Chesapeake Bay. American Fisheries Society Symposium 33: 101-115.

Lipcius, R.N., W.T. Stockhausen, R.D. Seitz, and P.J. Geer. 2003. Spatial dynamics and value of a marine protected area and corridor for the blue crab spawning stock in Chesapeake Bay. Bulletin of Marine Science 72(2): 453-469.

Owens, S.J., and P.J. Geer. 2003. Size and age of American eels collected from tributaries of the Virginia portion of Chesapeake Bay. American Fisheries Society Symposium 33: 117-124.

Austin, H. 2002. Decadal oscillations and regime shifts, a characterization of the Chesapeake Bay marine climate. American Fisheries Society Symposium 32: 155-170.

Bartol, I.K., R. Mann, and M. Vecchione. 2002. Distribution of the euryhaline squid Lolliguncula brevis in Chesapeake Bay: effects of selected abiotic factors. Marine Ecology Progress Series 226: 235-247.

Orrell, T.M., K.E. Carpenter, J.A. Musick, and J.E. Graves. 2002. Phylogenetic and biogeographic analyses of the Sparidae (Perciformes: Percoidei) from cytochrome b sequences. Copeia 2002(3): 618-631. http://dx.doi.org/10.1643/0045-8511(2002)002[0618:PABAOT]2.0.CO;2

Lipcius, R.N., R.D. Seitz, W.J. Goldsborough, M.M. Montane, and W.T. Stockhausen. 2001. A deepwater dispersal corridor for adult female blue crabs in Chesapeake Bay. Pp. 643-666 In Spatial Processes and Management of Marine Populations. G.H. Kruse, N. Bez, A. Booth, M.W. Dorn, S. Hills, R.N. Lipcius, D. Pelletier, C. Roy, S.J. Smith, and D. Witherell, eds. University of Alaska Sea Grant, AK-SG-00-04, Fairbanks.

Seitz, R.D., R.N. Lipcius, W.T. Stockhausen, and M.M. Montane. 2001. Efficacy of blue crab spawning sanctuaries in Chesapeake Bay. Pp. 607-626 In Spatial Processes and Management of Marine Populations. G.H. Kruse, N. Bez, A. Booth, M.W. Dorn, S. Hills, R.N. Lipcius, D. Pelletier, C. Roy, S.J. Smith, and D. Witherell, eds. University of Alaska Sea Grant, AK-SG-00-04, Fairbanks.

Sipe, A.M., and M.E. Chittenden, jr. 2001. A comparison of calcified structures for aging summer flounder, Paralichthys dentatus. Fishery Bulletin 99(4): 628-640. Link to PDF (327 KB).

Teixeira, R.L., and J.A. Musick. 2001. Reproduction and food habits of the lined seahorse, Hippocampus erectus (Teleostei: Syngnathidae) of Chesapeake Bay, Virginia. Brazilian Journal of Biology 61(1): 79-90.

Terwilliger, M. R., and T. A. Munroe. 1999. Age, growth, longevity, and mortality of blackcheek tonguefish, Symphurus plagiusa (Cynoglossidae: Pleuronectiformes), in Chesapeake Bay, Virginia. Fishery Bulletin 97(2): 340-361. Link to PDF (845 KB).

Hata, D.N. 1997. Comparison of gears and vessels used in the Virginia Institute of Marine Science Juvenile Finfish Trawl Survey. Special Report in Applied Marine Science and Ocean Engineering No. 343. Virginia Institute of Marine Science, Gloucester Pt., Va, 23062. 244 p. Download PDF (3194 KB).

Austin, H., and C. Bonzek. 1996. Effects of the June 1995 freshet in the main Virginia tributaries to the Chesapeake Bay. Virginia Journal of Science 47(4): 251-279.

Austin, H.M., and K. Nelson. 1992. Comparison of condition indices (K) of spot (Leiostomus xanthurus) from the Elizabeth and York Rivers, Virginia. Virginia Journal of Science 43(4): 381-388.

Luo, J., and J.A. Musick. 1991. Reproductive biology of the bay anchovy in Chesapeake Bay. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society 120(6): 701-710.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1577/1548-8659(1991)120<0701:RBOTBA>2.3.CO;2

Jones, C.M., J.R. McConaugha, P.J. Geer, and M.H. Prager. 1990. Estimates of spawning stock size of blue crab, Callinectes sapidus, in Chesapeake Bay, 1986-1987. Bulletin of Marine Science 46(1): 159-169.

Lipcius, R.N., and W.A. van Engel. 1990. Blue crab population dynamics in Chesapeake Bay: variation in abundance (York River, 1972-1988) and stock-recruit functions. Bulletin of Marine Science 46(1): 180-194.

Prager, M.H., J.R. McConaugha, C.M. Jones, and P.J. Geer. 1990. Fecundity of the blue crab, Callinectes sapidus, in Chesapeake Bay: biological, statistical and management considerations. Bulletin of Marine Science 46(1): 170-179.

Norcross, B.L., and H.M. Austin. 1987. Middle Atlantic Bight meridional wind component effect on bottom water temperatures and spawning distribution of Atlantic croaker. Continental Shelf Research, 8(1): 69-88.

Chittenden, M.E., and W.A. van Engel. 1972. Effect of a tickler chain and tow duration on trawl catches of the blue crab, Callinectes sapidus. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society 101(4): 732-734.