NEFSC Fishery Biology Program

Staff Publications

Able KW, M Wuenschel, TM Grothues, JM Vasslides, and P Rowe. 2013. Do surf zones in New Jersey provide "nursery" habitat for southern fishes?  Environmental Biology of Fishes 96: 661-675.

Arruda A, Oliveira K, M Wuenschel, D McElroy, and R McBride. 2010. Evaluation of Bioelectrical Impedance Analysis to Predict Condition and Muscle and Liver Energy Content of Three Flatfishes: Winter, Yellowtail and Summer Flounder. [Abstract] In: Mercaldo-Allen R, A Calabrese, D Danila, M Dixon, A Jearld, T Monroe, DJ Pacileo, C Powell, and S Sutherland. Twelfth Flatfish Biology Conference, Dec. 1-2, 2010, Westbrook, CT. NEFSC Ref Doc. 10-21; p. 55.

Baumann H, SJ Sutherland, and RS McBride. 2013. Longitudinal length back-calculations from otoliths and scales differ systematically in haddock. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society 142(1): 184-192.

Breton J, R Drew, R McBride, and K Oliveira. 2010. Development of 11 microsatellite primer sets for use in exploring gene flow and population structure yellowtail flounder (Limanda ferruginea). [Abstract] In: Mercaldo-Allen R, A Calabrese, D Danila, M Dixon, A Jearld, T Monroe, DJ Pacileo, C Powell, and S Sutherland. Twelfth Flatfish Biology Conference, Dec. 1-2, 2010, Westbrook, CT. NEFSC Ref Doc. 10-21; p. 49.

Breton J, R McBride, M Wuenschel, C Donovan, and K Oliveira. 2010. Estimation of fecundity and development of preliminary fecundity curve for Georges Bank yellowtail flounder (Limanda ferruginea). [Abstract] In: Mercaldo-Allen R, A Calabrese, D Danila, M Dixon, A Jearld, T Monroe, DJ Pacileo, C Powell, and S Sutherland. Twelfth Flatfish Biology Conference, Dec. 1-2, 2010, Westbrook, CT. NEFSC Ref Doc. 10-21; p. 56.

Brodziak JKT, M Traver, L Col, and S Sutherland. 2006. Stock assessment of Georges Bank haddock, 1931-2004. NEFSC Ref Doc 06-11; 114 p.

Collins AB and RS McBride. 2015. Variations in reproductive potential between nearshore and offshore spawning contingents of hogfish in the eastern Gulf of Mexico. Fisheries Management and Ecology 22(2): 113-124.

Duffy WJ, RS McBride, ML Hendricks, and K Oliveira. 2012. Otolith age validation and growth estimation from oxytetracycline-marked and recaptured American shad. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society 141(6): 1664-1671.

Duffy WJ, WE Gross, C Nelson, and S Emery. 2011. Proceedings of the Pollock Ageing Workshop, 13-14 July 2010, Boothbay Harbor, Maine. NEFSC Ref Doc 11-16; 16 p.

Duffy WJ, RS McBride, SX Cadrin, and K Oliveira. 2011. Is Cating's method of transverse groove counts to annuli applicable for all stocks of American shad? Transactions of the American Fisheries Society 140(4): 1023-1034.

Duffy WJ. 2010. An analysis of the current method of ageing American shad Alosa sapidissima with a new validated method using otoliths. Master of Science Thesis. University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth, Massachusetts.

Duffy WJ, RS McBride, ML Hendricks, and K Oliveira. 2010. Validation of an otolith ageing method for American shad Alosa sapidissima. [Abstract] In: American Fisheries Society 140th Annual Meeting, Sept. 12-16, Pittsburgh, PA.

Duffy WJ, K Oliveira, RS McBride, and SX Cadrin. 2009. Is Cating’s method of ageing American shad (Alosa sapidissima) applicable to rivers other than the Hudson? [Abstract] In: AFS Southern New England Chapter Winter Meeting, Jan. 14, Bristol, RI; p. 5.

Duffy WJ, K Oliveira, RS McBride, and SX Cadrin. 2008. Is Cating’s method of transverse groove counts to annuli in American shad (Alosa sapidissima) applicable to rivers other than the Hudson? [Abstract] In: American Society of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists Annual Meeting, July 23-28, Montreal, Canada. pp. 12-13.

Emery S, S Matulich, and L Alade. 2010. Age verification of older yellowtail flounder from a tagging study. [Abstract] In: Mercaldo-Allen R, A Calabrese, D Danila, M Dixon, A Jearld, T Monroe, DJ Pacileo, C Powell, and S Sutherland. Twelfth Flatfish Biology Conference, Dec. 1-2, 2010, Westbrook, CT. NEFSC Ref Doc. 10-21; p. 57.

Fitzhugh G, M Wuenschel, and R McBride. 2010. Evaluation of bioelectrical impedance analysis (BIA) to measure condition and energy allocated to reproduction in marine fishes. In: Proceedings of the International Conference on Electrical Bioimpedance, April 4-8, 2010, Gainesville, FL. Journal of Physics: Conference Series 224(1).

Grégoire F, N Shepherd, and SJ Sutherland. 2009. Inter-laboratory ageing exchange of Atlantic mackerel (Scomber scombrus) otoliths for the 2009 Transboundary Resources Assessment Committee assessment. TRAC Ref Doc. 2009/08; 9 p.

Hare JA, MJ Wuenschel, and ME Kimball. 2012. Projecting range limits with coupled thermal tolerance–climate change models: an example based on gray snapper (Lutjanus griseus) along the U.S. east coast. PLoS ONE 7(12): e52294.

Hyle R, R McBride, and J Olney. 2014. Determinate versus indeterminate fecundity of American shad, an anadromous clupeid. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society 143(2): 618-633.

Jacobson L, S Sutherland, J Burnett, M Davidson, J Harding, J Normant, A Picariello, and E Powell. 2006. Report from the Atlantic Surfclam (Spisula solidissima) Aging Workshop, Northeast Fisheries Science Center, November 7-9, 2005, Woods Hole, MA. NEFSC Ref Doc 06-12; 24 p.

Johnson AK, RA Richards, DW Cullen, and SJ Sutherland. 2008. Growth, reproduction, and feeding of large monkfish, Lophius americanus. ICES Journal of Marine Science 65: 1306-1315.

Lucey SM, WJ Duffy, E Adams, H Marshall, O Nichols, and K Thompson. 2013. A review of “Scientific Communication for Natural Resource Professionals.” Transactions of the American Fisheries Society 142(4):1154-1155.

McBride RS. 2015. Diagnosis of paired age agreement: a simulation of accuracy and precision effects. ICES Journal of Marine Science 72(7):2149-2167.

McBride RS, S Somarakis, GR Fitzhugh, A Albert, NA Yaragina, MJ Wuenschel, A Alonso-Fernández, and G Basilone. 2015. Energy acquisition and allocation to egg production in relation to fish reproductive strategies.  Fish and Fisheries 16(1): 23-57.

McBride RS, MJ Wuenschel, P Nitschke, G Thornton, and JR King. 2013. Latitudinal and stock-specific variation in size- and age-at-maturity of female winter flounder, Pseudopleuronectes americanus, as determined with gonad histology. Journal of Sea Research (Special Issue: Proceedings of the 8th International Symposium on Flatfish Ecology, Part I) 75:41-51.

McBride RS, TE Vidal, and SX Cadrin. 2013. Changes in size and age at maturity by the northern stock of tilefish (Lopholatilus chamaeleonticeps) following a period of overfishing. Fishery Bulletin. 111: 161-174.

McBride RS, DJG Snodgrass, DH Adams, SJ Rider, and JA Colvocoresses. 2012. An indeterminate model to estimate egg production of the highly iteroparous and fecund fish, dolphinfish (Coryphaena hippurus). Bulletin of Marine Science 88: 283-303.

McBride RS. 2010. Book Review: Fish Reproductive Biology: Implications for Assessment and Management. Fisheries 35: 148-149.

McBride RS, JW Hauser, and SJ Sutherland (eds). 2010. Brodeur's guide to otoliths of some northwest Atlantic fishes. Northeast Fish Science Center Reference Document 10-04; 35 p. (See also interactive version.)

McBride RS, SJ Sutherland, LA Lombardi, and RJ Allman. 2010. Measuring, minimizing, and mitigating ageing error for stock assessments. ‘Uncertainty in Fisheries Science’ Symposium. Presented at: AFS Florida Chapter, 30th Annual Meeting, February 16-18, Altoona, FL; p. 21.

McBride R, M Wuenschel, D McElroy, Y Rowinski, and J King. 2010. Beyond 'Flatland': a multi-dimensional approach to classify female winter flounder (Pseudopleuronectes americanus) maturity and reproductive seasonality. [Abstract] In: Mercaldo-Allen R, A Calabrese, D Danila, M Dixon, A Jearld, T Monroe, DJ Pacileo, C Powell, and S Sutherland. Twelfth Flatfish Biology Conference, Dec. 1-2, 2010, Westbrook, CT. NEFSC Ref Doc. 10-21; p. 63.

McBride R, M Wuenschel, and P Nitschke. 2010. Winter flounder maturation, between stocks and years, an AIC analysis of female maturity ogives based on gonad histology.[Abstract] In: Mercaldo-Allen R, A Calabrese, D Danila, M Dixon, A Jearld, T Monroe, DJ Pacileo, C Powell, and S Sutherland. Twelfth Flatfish Biology Conference, Dec. 1-2, 2010, Westbrook, CT. NEFSC Ref Doc. 10-21; p. 34.

McBride, RS. 2009. Several books to read and thereby delay writing your thesis. Fisheries 34:80-82.

McBride R, M Wuenschel, G Thornton, and P Nitschke. 2008. The reproductive strategy and tactics of female winter flounder (Pseudopleuronectes americanus): A review of biotic and abiotic processes. [Abstract]. In: Mercaldo-Allen R , A Calabrese, DJ Danila, MS Dixon, A Jearld, TA Munroe, DJ Pacileo, C Powell, SJ Sutherland. Eleventh Flatfish Biology Conference, Dec. 3-4, 2008, Westbrook, CT. NEFSC Ref Doc. 08-19; p. 23.

McBride RS, SJ Sutherland, JM Burnett, and NE Kohler. 2007. History and applications of ageing living marine resources at the Northeast Fisheries Science Center. [Abstract] Presented at: First International Sclerochronology Conference, July 17-21, 2007, St. Petersburg FL.

McDowell DE and E Robillard. 2013. Life history characteristics and age validation of southern kingfish (Menticirrhus americanus (Linnaeus, 1758)) in the middle South Atlantic Bight. Journal of Applied Ichthyology, 29:839-846.

McElroy WD, MJ Wuenschel, YK Press, EK Towle, and RS McBride. 2013. Differences in female individual reproductive potential among three stocks of winter flounder, Pseudopleuronectes americanus. Journal of Sea Research (Special Issue: Proceedings of the 8th International Symposium on Flatfish Ecology, Part I) 75:52-61.

McElroy D, Y Rowinski, M Wuenschel, and R McBride. 2010. Application of the auto-diametric method of estimating fecundity to winter flounder, Pseudopleuronectes americanus. [Abstract] In: Mercaldo-Allen R, A Calabrese, D Danila, M Dixon, A Jearld, T Monroe, DJ Pacileo, C Powell, and S Sutherland. Twelfth Flatfish Biology Conference, Dec. 1-2, 2010, Westbrook, CT. NEFSC Ref Doc. 10-21; p. 48.

Press YK, RS McBride, and MJ Wuenschel. 2014. Time course of oocyte development in winter flounder (Pseudopleuronectes americanus) and spawning seasonality for the Gulf of Maine, Georges Bank, and Southern New England stocks. Journal of Fish Biology 85(2): 421-445.

Robillard E, JW Greggson, J Dayton, and J Gartland. [unpublished].  Validation of black sea bass, Centropristis striata, ages using oxytetracycline marking and scale margin increments. Prepared for SARC 62, 11/29-12/2/2016, Woods Hole, MA. 18 pp.

Rowinski Y, R McBride, M Wuenschel, and D McElroy. 2010. A histological atlas of female winter flounder (Pseudopleuronectes americanus) oogenesis. [Abstract] In: Mercaldo-Allen R, A Calabrese, D Danila, M Dixon, A Jearld, T Monroe, DJ Pacileo, C Powell, and S Sutherland. Twelfth Flatfish Biology Conference, Dec. 1-2, 2010, Westbrook, CT. NEFSC Ref Doc. 10-21; p. 66.

Rowinski Y, D McElroy, M Wuenschel, and R McBride. 2010. Examination of monthly oocyte development and spawning patterns in Gulf of Maine winter flounder, Pseudopleuronectes americanus, by macroscopic and histological methodologies. [Abstract] In: Mercaldo-Allen R, A Calabrese, D Danila, M Dixon, A Jearld, T Monroe, DJ Pacileo, C Powell, and S Sutherland. Twelfth Flatfish Biology Conference, Dec. 1-2, 2010, Westbrook, CT. NEFSC Ref Doc. 10-21; p. 35.

Shepherd N, SJ Sutherland, SE Pregracke, D Cassidy, C Esteves, B Jackson, E O'Neill, and J Burnett. 2004. Sectioning otoliths in the 21st century: increased efficiency through the use of new technology. [Abstract] In: Johnson, DL, TW Finneran, BA Phelan, AD Deshpande, CL Noonan, S Fromm, and DM Dowds. Current fisheries research and future ecosystems science in the Northeast Center: collected abstracts of the Northeast Fisheries Science Center's Eighth Science Symposium, Feb. 3-5, 2004, Atlantic City, NJ. NEFSC Ref Doc 04-01; p. 58.

Smith BE, J Dayton, D McElroy, E Towle, and R McBride. 2010. The seasonal and spatial variability of flatfish feeding habits on the northeast US continental shelf: preliminary insights from cooperative research. [Abstract] In: Mercaldo-Allen R, A Calabrese, D Danila, M Dixon, A Jearld, T Monroe, DJ Pacileo, C Powell, and S Sutherland. Twelfth Flatfish Biology Conference, Dec. 1-2, 2010, Westbrook, CT. NEFSC Ref Doc. 10-21; p. 68.

Sullivan MC, MJ Wuenschel, and KW Able. 2009.   Inter- and intra-estuary variability in ingress, condition, and settlement of the American eel (Anguilla rostrata): Implications for estimating and understanding recruitment. Journal of Fish Biology 74:1949-1969.

Sutherland SJ, NL Shepherd, SE Pregracke, and JM Burnett. 2007. Accuracy and precision exercises associated with 2006 TRAC production aging. NEFSC Ref Doc 07-01; 20 p.

Sutherland SJ, L Van Eeckhaute, B Hatt, N Munroe, SE Pregracke, NL Shepherd, and JM Burnett. 2007. Aging accuracy, precision, and inter-laboratory comparisons for the 2007 assessments of Georges Bank yellowtail flounder and eastern Georges Bank cod and haddock. Transboundary Resource Assessment Committee Ref Doc 2007/06; 42 p.

Sutherland SJ, NJ Munroe, V Silva, SE Pregracke, and JM Burnett. 2006. Accuracy and precision exercises associated with 2005 TRAC production aging. NEFSC Ref Doc 06-27; 17 p.

Sutherland SJ, L O'Brien, SE Pregracke, J Burnett, R McBride, and RK Mayo. 2006. Recent trends in weight-at-age and growth of New England flatfishes [Abstract]. In: Mercaldo-Allen R, A Calabrese, DJ Danila, MS Dixon, A Jearld, TA Munroe, DJ Pacileo, C Powell, SJ Sutherland. Tenth Flatfish Biology Conference, November 29-30, 2006, Westbrook, CT. NEFSC Ref Doc 06-23; p. 18.

Sutherland SJ, NL Shepherd, and SE Pregracke. 2006. Precision exercises associated with SARC 42 production aging. NEFSC Ref Doc 06-28; 6 p.

Sutherland SJ, NJ Munroe, NL Shepherd, V Silva, SE Pregracke, and JM Burnett 2005. Appendix II: Accuracy and precision exercises associated with 2005 GARM production aging. In: Mayo RK and Terceiro M, editors. Assessment of 19 northeast groundfish stocks through 2004. Woods Hole (MA): NEFSC Publications Office. NEFSC Ref Doc 05-13; p. 4:5-31.

Sutherland SJ, N Munroe, E O'Neill, and J Burnett. 2004. Indirect age estimation of butterfish (Peprilus triacanthus) based on otolith weights. [Abstract] Presented at: Third International Symposium on Fish Otolith Research and Application, July 11-16, 2004, Townsville, Queensland (Australia).

Winton MV, MJ Wuenschel, and RS McBride. 2014. Investigating spatial variation and temperature effects on maturity of female winter flounder (Pseudopleuronectes americanus) using generalized additive models. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 71: 1279-1290.

Wuenschel MJ, KW Able, J Vasslides, and D Byrne. 2013. Habitat and diet overlap of 4 piscivorous fishes: variation on the inner continental shelf off New Jersey. Fishery Bulletin. 111:352-369.

Wuenschel MJ, RS McBride, and GR Fitzhugh. 2013. Relations between total gonad energy and physiological measures of condition in the period leading up to spawning: Results of a laboratory experiment on black sea bass (Centropristis striata). Fisheries Research (Special Issue: Fish Reproduction) 138:110-119.

Wuenschel MJ, KW Able, J Buckel, JW Morley, T Lankford, AC Branson, DO Conover, D Drisco, A Jordaan, K Dunton, D Secor, R Woodland, F Juanes, and D Stormer. 2012.  Recruitment patterns and habitat use of young of the year bluefish along the United States east coast: insights from coordinated coastwide sampling. Reviews in Fisheries Science 20:80-102.

Wuenschel MJ, JA Hare, ME Kimball, and KW Able. 2012. Evaluating juvenile thermal tolerance as a constraint on adult range of gray snapper (Lutjanus griseus): a combined laboratory, field and modeling approach. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 436-437:19-27.

Wuenschel MJ, RS McBride, GM Thornton, and P Nitschke. 2010. The reproductive biology of female winter flounder (Pseudopleuronectes americanus): validating classification schemes to assess the importance of 'skip spawning'. In: Wyanski DM and NJ Brown-Peterson, editors. Proceedings of Fourth Workshop on Gonadal Histology of Fishes, June 16-19, 2009, El Puerto de Santa Maria (Spain). pp. 103-107.

Wuenschel M, D McElroy, and R McBride. 2010. Seasonal patterns in body condition and proximate composition for three flatfishes: winter, yellowtail and summer flounder. [Abstract] In: Mercaldo-Allen R, A Calabrese, D Danila, M Dixon, A Jearld, T Monroe, DJ Pacileo, C Powell, and S Sutherland. Twelfth Flatfish Biology Conference, Dec. 1-2, 2010, Westbrook, CT. NEFSC Ref Doc. 10-21; p.14.

Wuenschel MJ, KW Able, and D Byrne. 2008. Seasonal Patterns of Winter Flounder (Pseudopleuronectes americanus) Abundance and Reproductive Condition on the New York Bight Continental Shelf. [Abstract]. In: Mercaldo-Allen R , A Calabrese, DJ Danila, MS Dixon, A Jearld, TA Munroe, DJ Pacileo, C Powell, SJ Sutherland. Eleventh Flatfish Biology Conference, Dec. 3-4, 2008, Westbrook, CT. NEFSC Ref Doc. 08-19; p. 15.

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