Northeast Fisheries Science Center Publications
As the research arm of the NOAA National Marine Fisheries Service's 19-state Northeast Region, the Northeast Fisheries Science Center (NEFSC) annually produces about 350 scientific and technical publications, reports, and abstracts, and sponsors many other such works through contracts, grants, and cooperative programs. This webpage provides access to these works.
Newest Publications by NEFSC Authors
Seyoum S, Puchutulegui C, McBride RS. 2016. Isolation and characterization of 24 polymorphic microsatellite loci for the study of genetic population structure of the sheepshead Archosargus probatocephalus (Actinopterygii, Perciformes, Sparidae). BMC Research Notes20169:251 DOI: 10.1186/s13104-016-2058-7
Wigley SE, Tholke C, Shield G. 2016. 2016 discard estimation, precision, and sample size analyses for 14 federally managed species groups in the waters off the northeastern United States. US Dept Commer, Northeast Fish Sci Cent Ref Doc. 16-03; 168 p.
Hennen DR, Mann R, Charriere N, Nordahl VA. 2016. Testing the Performance of a Hydraulic Clam Dredge Modified to Capture Small Animals. NOAA Tech Memo NMFS NE 237; 15 p.
Deary AL, Metscher B, Brill RW, Hilton EJ. 2016. Shifts of sensory modalities in early life history stage estuarine fishes (Sciaenidae) from the Chesapeake Bay using X-ray micro computed tomography. Environ Biol Fish. DOI 10.1007/s10641-016-0479-8.
Mercaldo-Allen R, Goldberg R, Clark P, Kuropat C, Meseck SL, Rose JM. 2016. Benthic Ecology of Northern Quahog Beds with Different Hydraulic Dredging Histories in Long Island Sound Journal of Coastal Research 32(2):408-415.
Munroe DM, Narv DA, Hennen D, Jacobson L, Mann R, Hofmann EE, Powell EN, Klinck JM. The roles of fishing and bottom water temperature as drivers of change in maximum shell length in Atlantic surfclams (Spisula solidissima). Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science. v 170, p 112–122 doi:10.1016/j.ecss.2016.01.009
Stevick PT, Berrow SD, Bérubé M, Bouveret L, Broms F, Jann B, Kennedy A, López Suárez P, Meunier M, Ryan C, Wenzel F. There and back again: multiple and return exchange of humpback whales between breeding habitats separated by an ocean basin. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom, available on CJO2016. doi:10.1017/S0025315416000321.
Cole TVN, Duley P, Foster M, Henry A, Morin DD. 2016. 2015 Right Whale aerial surveys of the Scotian Shelf and Gulf of St. Lawrence. US Dept Commer, Northeast Fish Sci Cent Ref Doc. 16-02; 9 p.
Khan C, Duley P , Henry A, Gatzke J, Crowe L, Cole T. 2016. North Atlantic Right Whale Sighting Survey (NARWSS) and Right Whale Sighting Advisory System (RWSAS) 2014 Results Summary. US Dept Commer, Northeast Fish Sci Cent Ref Doc. 16-01; 12 p.