Peer Reviewed Articles


  • Gervasi, C.L., S.K. Lowerre-Barbieri, W.K. Vogelbein, J. Gartland, and R.J. Latour.  In review.  The reproductive biology of Chesapeake Bay striped bass with consideration of the effects of mycobacteriosis.  Bulletin of Marine Science.
  • Morley, J. W., R.L. Selden, R. J. Latour, T.L. Frӧlicher, R. J. Seagraves, and M.L. Pinsky.  In press.  Projecting shifts in thermal habitat for 686 species on the North American continental shelf.  PLoS ONE.  Feature Research:  PLoS Responding to Climate Change.
  • Parsons, K.T., J. Maisano, J. Gregg, C.F. Cotton, and R.J. Latour.  2018.  Age and growth assessment of western North Atlantic spiny butterfly ray Gymnura altavela (L. 1758) using computed tomography of vertebral centra.  Environmental Biology of Fishes 101:  137-151.
  • Peterson, C.D., K.T. Parsons, D.M. Bethea, W.B. Driggers III, and R.J. Latour.  2017.  Community interactions and density dependence in the southeast United States coastal shark complex.  Marine Ecology Progress Series 579:  81-96.
  • Latour, R.J., J. Gartland, and C.F. Bonzek.  2017.  Spatiotemporal trends and drivers of fish condition in Chesapeake Bay.  Marine Ecology Progress Series 579:  1-17.
  • Peterson, C., J. Gartland, and R.J. Latour.  2017.  Novel use of hook timers to quantify changing catchability over soak time in longline surveys.  Fisheries Research 194: 99-111.
  • Peterson, C., C. Belcher, D. Bethea, W. Driggers III, B. Frazier, and R.J. Latour.  2017.  Preliminary recovery of coastal sharks in the south-east United States.  Fish and Fisheries 18:845-859.
  • Buchheister, A., and R.J. Latour.  2016.  Dynamic trophic linkages in a large estuarine system--support for supply-driven dietary changes using delta generalized additive mixed models.  Can. J. Fish. Aquat. Sci. 73: 5-17.
  • Buchheister, A., M.J. Wilberg, T.J. Miller, and R.J. Latour.  2015.  Simulating bottom-up effects on predator productivity and consequences for the rebuilding timeline of a depleted population.  Ecological Modelling 311: 48-62.
  • Buchheister, A., and R.J. Latour.  2015.  Diets and trophic-guild structure of a diverse fish assesmblage in Chesapeake Bay, U.S.A.  Journal of Fish Biology 86:  967-992.
  • Lefcheck, J.S., A. Buchheister, K.M. Laumann, M.A. Stratton, K.L. Sobocinski, S.T.C. Chak, T.R. Clardy, P.L. Reynolds, R.J. Latour, J.E. Duffy.  2014.  Dimensions of biodiversity in Chesapeake Bay demersal fishes:  patterns and drivers through space and time.  Ecosphere 5(2):  1-48.
  • Buchheister, A., C.F. Bonzek, J. Gartland, R.J. Latour.  2013.  Patterns and drivers of the demersal fish community of Chesapeake Bay.  Marine Ecology Progress Series 481: 161-180.
  • Latour, R.J., D.T. Gauthier, J. Gartland, C.F. Bonzek, *K.A. McNamee, and W.K. Vogelbein.  2012. Impacts of mycobacteriosis on the growth of striped bass (Morone saxatilis) in Chesapeake Bay. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 69: 247-258.
  • *Buchheister, A. and R.J. Latour. 2011. Trophic ecology of summer flounder in Chesapeake Bay inferred from stomach content and stable isotope analyses. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society 140:1240-1254.
  • Gauthier, D.T., K.S. Reece, J. Xiao, M.W. Rhodes, H.I. Kator, R.J. Latour, C.F. Bonzek, J.M. Hoenig, and W.K. Vogelbein. 2010. Quantitative PCR assay for Mycobacterium pseudoshottsii and Mycobacterium shottsii and application to environmental samples and fishes from Chesapeake Bay, USA. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 76:6171-6179.
  • Garrison, L.P., J.S. Link, D.P. Kilduff, M.D. Cieri, B. Muffley, D. Vaughan, A. Sharov, B. Mahmoudi, and R.J. Latour.  2010.  An expansion of the MSVPA approach for quantifying predator-prey interactions in exploited fish communities.  ICES Journal of marine Science 67:  856-870.
  • Hoffman, J.C., C.F. Bonzek, and R.J. Latour. 2009. Estimation of bottom trawl catch efficiency for two demersal fishes, the Atlantic croaker and white perch, in Chesapeake Bay. Marine and Coastal Fisheries: Dynamics, Management, and Ecosystem Science 1: 255-269.
  • Gauthier, D.T., R.J. Latour, D.M. Heisey, C.F. Bonzek, J. Gartland, E.J. Burge, W.K. Vogelbein. 2008. Mycobacteriosis-associated mortality in wild striped bass (Morone saxatilis) from Chesapeake Bay, USA. Ecological Applications 18: 1718-1727.
  • Latour, R.J., J. Gartland, C.F. Bonzek, and R.A. Johnson. 2008. The trophic dynamics of summer flounder (Paralichthys dentatus) in Chesapeake Bay. Fishery Bulletin 106:47-57.
  • Latour, R.J., M.J. Brush, and C.F. Bonzek.  2003.  Toward ecosystem-based fisheries management:  strategies for multispecies modeling and associated data requirements.  Fisheries 28:  10-22.