PSB Turtle Research: Publications
Selected articles organized by publication year, from most recent.
Winton MV, Fay G, Haas HL, Arendt M, Barco S, James MC, Sasso C, Smolowitz R. (2018) Estimating the distribution and relative density of satellite-tagged loggerhead sea turtles in the western North Atlantic using geostatistical mixed effects models. Marine Ecology Progress Series. In Press.
Warden, M. L., Haas, H. L., Richards, P. M., Rose, K. A., & Hatch, J. M. (2017). Monitoring trends in sea turtle populations: walk or fly?. Endangered Species Research, 34, 323-337.
Patel, S. H., Dodge, K. L., Haas, H. L., & Smolowitz, R. J. (2016). Videography reveals in-water behavior of loggerhead turtles (Caretta caretta) at a foraging ground. Frontiers in Marine Science, 3, 254.
Warden, M. L., Haas, H. L., Rose, K. A., & Richards, P. M. (2015). A spatially explicit population model of simulated fisheries impact on loggerhead sea turtles (Caretta caretta) in the Northwest Atlantic Ocean. Ecological Modelling, 299, 23-39.
Murray, K. T. 2012. Estimating observer sea day requirements in the mid-Atlantic region to monitor loggerhead sea turtle (Caretta caretta) interactions Northeast Fish. Sci. Cent. Ref. Doc. 12-26. 16 pp. http://www.nefsc.noaa.gov/publications/crd/crd1226/
Magnusson G. M., K. D. Bisack and H. O. Milliken. 2012. The cost-effectiveness of gear research relative to a closure: Pound nets and sea turtles as an example. Northeast Fish Sci Cent Ref Doc. 12-01; 25 p.http://www.nefsc.noaa.gov/publications/crd/crd1201/
Warden, M. L. (2011). Modeling loggerhead sea turtle (Caretta caretta) interactions with US Mid-Atlantic bottom trawl gear for fish and scallops, 2005–2008. Biological Conservation, 144(9), 2202-2212.
Warden, M.L.and K.T.Murray. 2011. Reframing protected species interactions with commercial fishing gear: Moving toward estimating the unobservable. Fish. Res. 110(3):387-390.
Warden, ML. 2011. Proration of loggerhead sea turtle (Caretta caretta) interactions in US Mid-Atlantic bottom otter trawls for fish and scallops, 2005–2008, by managed species landed. Northeast Fish Sci Cent Ref Doc. 11-04; 8 p. Available from: National Marine Fisheries Service, 166 Water Street, Woods Hole, MA 02543-1026, or online at http://www.nefsc.noaa.gov/publications/crd/crd1104/1104.pdf
Northeast Fisheries Science Center and Southeast Fisheries Science Center. 2011. Preliminary summer 2010 regional abundance estimate of loggerhead turtles (Caretta caretta) in northwestern Atlantic Ocean continental shelf waters. Northeast Fish Sci Cent Ref Doc. 11-03; 33 p. Available from: National Marine Fisheries Service, 166 Water Street, Woods Hole, MA 02543-1026, or online at: http://www.nefsc.noaa.gov/publications/crd/crd1103/1103.pdf
Murray KT. 2011. Interactions between sea turtles and dredge gear in the U.S. sea scallop (Placopecten magellanicus) fishery, 2001-2008. Fish. Res 107:137-146.
Haas, Heather L. 2010. Using observed interactions between sea turtles and commercial bottom trawling vessels to evaluate the conservation value of trawl gear modifications. Coastal and Marine Fisheries: Dynamics, Management, and Ecosystem Science. 2:263–276.
Smolowitz, R., H. Haas, M. Milliken, M. Weeks, E. Matzen. 2010. Using sea turtle carcasses to assess the conservation potential of a turtle excluder dredge. North American Journal of Fisheries Management 30:993–1000.
Murray KT. 2009. Characteristics and magnitude of sea turtle bycatch in U.S. mid-Atlantic gillnet gear. Endang. Species Res. 8:211-224.
Murray KT. 2009. Proration of estimated bycatch of loggerhead sea turtles in U.S. mid-Atlantic sink gillnet gear to vessel trip report landed catch, 2002-2006. US Dept Commer, Northeast Fish Sci Cent Ref Doc. 09-19; 7 p. http://www.nefsc.noaa.gov/publications/crd/crd0919/
Haas, H., E. LaCasella, R. LeRoux, H. O. Milliken, and B. Hayward. 2008. Characteristics of sea turtles incidentally captured in the U.S. Atlantic sea scallop dredge fishery. Fisheries Research Volume 93, Issue 3, 28 September 2008, Pages 289-295.
Murray KT. 2008. Estimated average annual bycatch of loggerhead sea turtles (Caretta caretta) in US Mid-Atlantic bottom otter trawl gear, 1996-2004 (2nd edition). Northeast Fish Sci Cent Ref Doc 08-20; 32 p. http://www.nefsc.noaa.gov/publications/crd/crd0820/
Milliken HO, Belskis L, DuPaul W, Gearhart J, Haas H, Mitchell J, Smolowitz R, Teas W. 2007. Evaluation of a modified scallop dredge’s ability to reduce the likelihood of damage to loggerhead sea turtle carcasses. Northeast Fish Sci Cent Ref Doc. 07-07; 31 p.
Murray KT. 2007. Estimated bycatch of loggerhead sea turtles (Caretta caretta) in U.S. Mid-Atlantic scallop trawl gear, 2004-2005, and in sea scallop dredge gear, 2005. Northeast Fish Sci Cent Ref Doc 07-04; 30p. http://www.nefsc.noaa.gov/publications/crd/crd0704/
Murray KT. 2005. Total bycatch estimate of loggerhead turtles (Caretta caretta) in the 2004 Atlantic sea scallop (Placopecten magellanicus) dredge fishery. US Dep Commer, Northeast Fish Sci Cent Ref Doc. 05-12; 22 p. http://www.nefsc.noaa.gov/publications/crd/crd0512/
Murray KT. 2004. Bycatch of sea turtles in the Mid-Atlantic sea scallop (Placopecten magellanicus) dredge fishery during 2003 (2nd ed.). Northeast Fish. Sci. Cent. Ref. Doc. 04-11; 25 p http://www.nefsc.noaa.gov/publications/crd/crd0411/
Murray KT. 2004. Magnitude and distribution of sea turtle bycatch in the sea scallop (Placoplecten magellanicus) dredge fishery in two areas of the northwestern Atlantic Ocean, 2001-2002. Fish. Bull. (Wash. DC) 102(4):671-681. http://fishbull.noaa.gov/1024/murra.pdf