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  • Clare, J., S.T. McKinney, C.S. Loftin, and J.E. DePue. Multiple methods improve inferences and evaluate method-specific biases, with extensions for observation dependence. Ecological Applications. DOI: 10.1002/eap.1587
  • Groff, L.A., A.J.K. Calhoun, C.S. Loftin. Amphibian Terrestrial Habitat Selection and Movement Patterns Vary With Annual Life History Period. Canadian Journal of Zoology 95:433-442. http://dx.doi.org/10.1139/cjz-2016-0148
  • Izzo, L., and Zydlewski, J. (2017) Retrospective analysis of seasonal ocean growth rates of 2SW Atlantic Salmon in Downeast Maine using historic scales. Marine and Coastal Fisheries. 9:1, 357-372, DOI: 10.1080/19425120.2017.1334723  | Download  | 
  • Altenritter, M., Kinnison, M., Zydlewski, G., Wippelhauser, G. and Zydlewski, J. (2017). Movements and demography of shortnose sturgeon in the Kennebec and Penobscot Rivers, Maine. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences. Published on the web 9 May 2017, https://doi-org.prxy4.ursus.maine.edu/10.1139/cjfas-2017-0083
  • Loman, Z.G., E.J. Blomberg, W.V. Deluca, D.J. Harrison, C.S. Loftin, and P.B. Wood. 2017. Landscape Capability predicts upland game bird Abundance and Occurrence. Journal of Wildlife Management. DOI: 10.1002/jwmg.21265.
  • O’Malley, A., Enterline, C., and Zydlewski, J. (2017) Comparison of size, growth and age structure among anadromous and landlocked populations of rainbow smelt (Osmerus mordax). North American Journal of Fisheries Management. 37:2, 326-336. DOI: 10.1080/02755947.2016.1264508  | Download  | 
  • Begley, M., Coghlan, Jr., and Zydlewski, J. (2017) A comparison of age, size, and fecundity of harvested and intact White Sucker (Catostomus commersoni) populations in Maine. North American Journal of Fisheries Management 37:510–523. DOI: 10.1080/02755947.2017.1290719  | Download  | 
  • Maynard, G.A., Kinnison, M.T., and Zydlewski, J. (2017) Size Selection from Fishways and Potential Evolutionary Responses in a Threatened Atlantic Salmon Population. River Research and Applications. 2017;1–12 DOI: 10.1002/rra.3155  | Download  | 
  • Wood, C.M., S.T. Mckinney, and C.S.Loftin. 2017. Intraspecific functional diversity of common species enhances community stability. Ecology and Evolution 2017: 1–8, DOI: 10.1002/ece3.2721
  • Groff, L.A., A.J.K. Calhoun, and C.S. Loftin. Hibernal Habitat Selection by Wood Frogs (Lithobates sylvaticus) in a Northern New England Montane Landscape. Journal of Herpetology 50(4):559-569. http://dx.doi.org/10.1670/15-131R1  | Abstract | 
  • Groff, L.A., C.S. Loftin, and A.J.J. Calhoun. 2016. Predictors of Breeding Site Occupancy by Amphibians in Montane Landscapes. Journal of Wildlife Management. DOI: 10.1002/jwmg.21184
  • Midway, S.R., T. Wagner, J.D. Zydlewski, B.J. Irwin, and C.P. Paukert. 2016. Transboundary Fisheries Science: Meeting the Challenges of Inland Fisheries Management in the 21st Century. Fisheries 41:537-546.  | Download  | 
  • Zydlewski J., Stich, D.S., and Sigourney, D. (2016) Hard choices in assessing survival past dams; a comparison of single and paired release strategies. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences. (999) 1-13. DOI:10.1139/cjfas-2015-0480  | Download  | 
  • Weaver, D., Coghlan, S., and Zydlewski, J. (2016) Sea Lamprey Carcasses Exert Local and Variable Food Web Effects in a Nutrient-limited Atlantic Coastal Stream. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences.(online) DOI: 10.1139/cjfas-2015-0506  | Download  | 
  • Izzo, L., Maynard, G.A., and Zydlewski, J. (2016) Upstream movements of Atlantic Salmon in the lower Penobscot River, Maine following two dam removals and fish passage modifications. Marine and Coastal Fisheries, 8(1): 448-461. DOI: 10.1080/19425120.2016.1185063  | Download  | 
  • Groff, S.C., C.S. Loftin, F.A. Drummond, S. Bushmann, and B.McGill. 2016. Parameterization of the InVEST Crop Pollination Model to spatially predict abundance of wild blueberry (Vaccinium angustifolium Aiton) native bee pollinators in Maine, USA. Environmental Modeling and Software 79:1-9. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.envsoft.2016.01.003  | Download  | 
  • Stich, D.S., Zydlewski, G.B., and Zydlewski J. (2015) Physiological preparedness and performance of Atlantic
    salmon Salmo salar smolts in relation to behavioural salinity
    preferences and thresholds. Journal of Fish Biology. doi:10.1111/jfb.12853  | Download  | 
  • Stich, D.S., Bailey, M., Holbrook, C., Kinnison, and Zydlewski J. (In Press). Catchment-wide survival of wild- and hatchery-reared Atlantic Salmon smolts in a changing system. Journal of Applied Ecology.  | Download  | 
  • Altenritter, M., Kinnison, M., Zydlewski, G., Secor, D., and Zydlewski, J. (2015). Dorsal scute microchemistry: a new tool for reconstructing habitat use of shortnose sturgeon. Environmental Biology of Fishes. 98(12):2321-2335  | Download  | 
  • Drahovzal, S.A., C.S. Loftin, and J. Rhymer. 2015. Environmental predictors of shrubby cinquefoil (Dasiphora fruticosa) habitat and quality as host for Maine’s endangered Clayton’s copper butterfly (Lycaena dorcas claytoni). Wetlands Ecology and Management, DOI:10.1007/s11273-015-9427-1  | Download  | 
  • Groff, L.A., A.L. Pitt, R.F. Baldwin, A.J.K. Calhoun, and C.S. Loftin. 2015. Evaluation of a waistband for attaching external transmitters to anurans. Wildlife Society Bulletin.  | Download  | 
  • Snook, E., Letcher, B., Dubreuil, T., Zydlewski, J., Whiteley, A., Hurley,S., and Danylchuk, A. (2015) Movement patterns of brook trout in a restored coastal stream system in southern Massachusetts. Ecology of Freshwater Fish. DOI: 10.1111/eff.12216

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  • Groff, L.A., A.J.K Calhoun, C.S. Loftin. 2015. LITHOBATES SYLVATICUS (Wood Frog). HABITAT USE. Northeastern Naturalist 46(2): 2015.  | Download  | 
  • Hogg, R., Coghlan Jr., S. Zydlewski, J., and Gardner, C. (2015) Fish Community Response to a Small-Stream Dam Removal in a Maine Coastal River Tributary. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society 144(3), 467-479.  | Download  | 
  • Stich, D.S., Kinnison, M., Kocik, J. and Zydlewski J. (2015) Initiation of migration and movement rates of Atlantic Salmon smolt migration in fresh water. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences. 72(9): 1339-1351.  | Download  | 
  • Stich, D.S., Zydlewski, G.B., Kocik, J. and Zydlewski, J. (2015) Linking behavior, physiology, and survival of Atlantic Salmon smolts during estuary migration. Marine and Coastal Fisheries. 7(1) 68-86.  | Download  | 
  • Weaver, D., Coghlan, S., and Zydlewski, J. (2015) Decomposition of Sea Lamprey Carcasses: Temperature Effects, Nutrient Dynamics, and Implications for Stream Food Webs. Hydrobiologia. On line - DOI 10.1007/s10750-015-2302-5.  | Download  | 
  • Sutton, W.B., R. Barrett, A.T. Moody, C.S. Loftin, P. deMaynadier, and P. Nanjappa. 2015. Changes in climate niche and climate refugia of conservation priority salamander species: a case study from the northeastern United States. Forests 6:1-26.  | Download  | 
  • Sigourney, D., Zydlewski, J., Hughes, E., Cox, O. (2015) Transport, dam passage and size selection of adult Atlantic Salmon in the Penobscot River, Maine. North American Journal of Fisheries Management. 35:1164-1176

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  • Groff, L.A., C.S. Loftin, and A.J.K Calhoun. LITHOBATES SYLVATICUS (Wood Frog). HIBERNATION.
  • Ryan, K., Calhoun, A., Timm, B. and Zydlewski, J. (2014) Monitoring Eastern Spadefoot (Scaphiopus holbrookii) activity using a passive integrated transponder (PIT) system and the effects of selected meteorological variables on burrow emergence. Journal of Herpetology (on line ahead of print).
  • Stich, D.S., Bailey, M.M. and Zydlewski J. (2014) Survival of Atlantic salmon Salmo salar smolts through a hydropower complex in the lower Penobscot River, Maine USA. Journal of Fish Biology. 85:1074-1096  | Download  | 
  • Zydlewski, J. Zydlewski, G., Kennedy, B., and Gale, W. (2014) Smolting in coastal cutthroat trout, Onchorhynchus clarkii clarkii. Journal of Fish Biology. 85:1111-1130.  | Download  | 
  • Fiedler, C. E., and S. T. McKinney. Forest structure, health, and mortality in two Rocky Mountain whitebark pine ecosystems: Implications for restoration.  | Download  | 
  • Hogg, R., Coghlan., Jr., Zydlewski, J. and Simon, K. (2014) Anadromous sea lamprey Petromyzon marinus serve as ecosystem engineers in a coastal spawning tributary. Freshwater Biology. Freshwater Biology, 59(6), 1294-1307.  | Download  | 
  • Guyette, M.Q., C.S. Loftin, J. Zydlewski, and R.Cunjak. 2014. Carcass analogues provide marine subsidies for macroinvertebrates and juvenile Atlantic salmon in temperate oligotrophic streams. Freshwater Biology 59:392-406.  | Download  | 
  • Kiraly, I., Coghlan, S., Zydlewski, J., and Hayes, D. (2014) A comparison of two sampling designs for fish assemblage assessment in a large river. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society. 143(2), 508-518.  | Download  | 
  • Grote, A., Bailey, M., and Zydlewski, J. (2014) Migration and spawning behavior of American shad in the Penobscot River Maine. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society 143:552-563.

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  • Zydlewski, J., Cox, O., O’Malley, A., Ruksznis, P., and Trial, J. (2014) Growth and smolting in lower mode Atlantic salmon, Salmo salar, stocked into the Penobscot River, Maine North American Journal of Fisheries Management 34:147-158.  | Download  | 
  • Kiraly, I., Coghlan, S., Zydlewski, J., and Hayes, D. (2014) An assessment of fish assemblage structure in a large river prior to dam removal. River Research and Applications. DOI: 10.1002/rra.2738  | Download  | 
  • Ryan, K., Zydlewski, J., and Calhoun, A. (2014) Using passive integrated transponder (PIT) systems for terrestrial detection of blue-spotted salamanders in situ. Journal of Herpetology 9(1):97−105  | Download  | 
  • Grote, A., Bailey, M., Zydlewski, J., Hightower, J. 2014 Multibeam sonar (DIDSON) assessment of American shad (Alosa sapidissima) approaching a hydroelectric dam. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 71:545-558.  | Download  | 
  • Hogg, R., Coghlan Jr., S. and Zydlewski, J. (2013) Anadromous sea lamprey (Petromyzon marinus) recolonize a coastal river tributary after dam removal. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society. 142(5):1381-1394.  | Download  | 
  • Kazyak, D., Letcher, B.H., and Zydlewski, J. (2013) Growth variability of brook char (Salvelinus fontinalis) in Coastal Maine. Ecology of Freshwater Fish. doi: 10.1111/eff.12105  | Download  | 
  • Nelson, S.J., K.E. Webster, C.S. Loftin, and K.C. Weathers. 2013. Shifts in controls on the temporal coherence of throughfall chemical flux in Acadia National Park, Maine, USA. Biogeochemistry 116:147-160.  | Download  | 
  • Guyette, M.Q., C.S. Loftin, and J. Zydlewski. (2013) Carcass analog addition enhances juvenile Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar) growth and condition.Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 70:860-870. http://www.nrcresearchpress.com/doi/abs/10.1139/cjfas-2012-0496#.UbcWlZyX33A  | Download  | 
  • McCullough, I.M., C.S. Loftin, S.A. Sader. 2013. Landsat imagery reveals declining clarity of Maine's lakes during 1995-2010. Freshwater Science 32:741-752.  | Download  | 
  • McCullough, I.M., C.S. Loftin, S.A. Sader. 2013. Lakes without Landsat? An alternative approach to remote lake monitoring with MODIS 250 m imagery. Lake and reservoir management 29:89-98.  | Download  | 
  • McCullough, I.M., C.S. Loftin, S.A. Sader. 2013. A manual for remote sensing of Maine lake clarity. Maine Agricultural and Forest Experiment Station Technical Bulletin 207, 28 pp.  | Download  | 

  • Gorsky, D. and Zydlewski, J. (2013) Evaluation of size dependant predation rates and efficiency of adult post-spawned rainbow smelt (Osmerus mordax) on larval lake whitefish (Coregonus clupeaformis) in a laboratory setting. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society 33(1):163-169.  | Download  | 
  • Bailey, M. and Zydlewski, J. (2013) Assessing restoration of an extant population of American shad with supplemental stocking. North American Journal of Fisheries Management 33:459-467  | Download  | 
  • Dionne, P., Zydlewski, G., Kinnison, M., Zydlewski, J., and Wippelhauser, G. (2013) Reconsidering residency: Characterization and conservation implications of complex migratory patterns of shortnose sturgeon, Acipenser brevirostrum. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences. 70: 119–127.  | Download  | 
  • Zydlewski, J. and Wilkie, M. (2013) Freshwater-seawater transitions in juvenile euryhaline fish. In: Euryhaline Fishes Fish Physiology, Volume 32, Editors: McCormick, S.D., Farrell A.P. and Brauner, C.J., Elsevier Science Publishers.pp 253-326.  | Download  | 
  • Loftin, C.S., A.J.K. Calhoun, S. Nelson, A. Elskus, and K. Simon. 2012. Mercury bioaccumulation in wood frogs developing in seasonal pools. Northeastern Naturalist 19:579-600.  | Download  | 
  • Stucki, D.S., S.T. McKinney, and J.C.B. Nesmith. 2012. Sierra Nevada Network White Pine Community Dynamics Annual Monitoring Report. Natural Resource Data Series NPS/SIEN/NRDS––2012/405. National Park Service, Fort Collins, Colorado.  | Download  | 
  • Shearin, A.F., A.J.K. Calhoun, and C.S Loftin. 2012. Evaluation of Listener-based Amphibian Surveys with Automated Audio Recording Devices. Wetlands 32:737-751.  | Download  | 
  • Popescu, V., Brodie, B.S., Hunter, M., and Zydlewski, J. (2012) Use of olfactory cues by newly metamorphosed wood frogs (L. sylvaticus) during emigration. Copeia.2012(3):424-431.  | Download  | 
  • Freeman, R.C., K.P. Bell, A.J.K. Calhoun, and C.S. Loftin. 2012. Incorporating economic models into vernal pool conservation planning: using local land regulations to enhance state regulations. Wetlands 32:509-520.  | Download  | 
  • McCullough, I.M., C.S. Loftin, and S.A. Sader. 2012. High-frequency remote monitoring of large lakes with MODIS 500 m imagery. Remote Sensing of Environnment 124:234-241.  | Download  | 
  • Keane, Robert E.; Tomback, D.F.; Aubry, C.A.; Bower, A.D.; Campbell, E.M.; Cripps, C.L.; Jenkins, M.B.; Mahalovich, M.F.; Manning, M.; McKinney, S.T.; Murray, M.P.; Perkins, D.L.; Reinhart, D.P.; Ryan, C.; Schoettle, A.W.; Smith, C.M. 2012. A range-wide restoration strategy for whitebark pine (Pinus albicaulis). Gen. Tech. Rep. RMRS-GTR-279. Fort Collins, CO: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station. 108 p.  | Download  |  Publisher Website | 
  • Barringer, L. E., D. F. Tomback, M. B. Wunder, and S. T. McKinney. 2012. Relative health of whitebark pine and cone production as predictors of visitation by Clark’s Nutcracker. PLoS ONE.  | Download  |  Publisher Website | 
  • McKinney, S. T., T. Rodhouse, L. Chow, G. Dicus, L. Garrett, K. Irvine, D. Sarr, and L. A. H. Starcevich. 2012. Monitoring white pine (Pinus albicaulis, P. balfouriana, P. flexilis) community dynamics in the Pacific West Region: Klamath, Sierra Nevada, and Upper Columbia Basin Networks. Natural Resource Report NPS/PWR/NRR—2012/532. National Park Service, Fort Collins, Colorado.
  • Gorsky, D., Zydlewski, J. and Basely, D. (2012) Characterizing seasonal and diel vertical movement and habitat use of lake whitefish (Coregonus clupeaformis) in Clear Lake, Maine. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society.  | Download  | 
  • Danielson, T.J., C.S. Loftin, L. Tsomides, J.L. DiFranco, B. Connors, D.L. Courtemanch, F. Drummond, and S.P. Davies. 2012. An algal model for predicting attainment of tiered biological criteria of Maine’s streams and rivers. Freshwater Science 31:318-340.
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  • McCullough, I.M., C.S. Loftin, and S.A. Sader. 2012. Combining lake and watershed characteristics with Landsat TM data for remote estimation of regional lake clarity. Remote Sensing of Environment 123:109-115.  | Download  | 
  • McCullough, I.M., C.S. Loftin, and S.A. Sader. 2012. Combining lake and watershed characteristics with Landsat TM data for remote estimation of regional lake clarity. Remote Sensing of Environment 123:109-115. Supplemental material.  | Download  | 
  • Wathen, G., Coghlan, S., Zydlewski, J., and Trial, J. (2012) Effects of smallmouth bass (Micropterus dolomeiu) on Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar) habitat use and diel movements in an artificial stream. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society.  | Download  | 
  • Gardner, C. Coghlan, S., Zydlewski, J. (2012) Distribution and Abundance of Anadromous Sea Lamprey Spawners in a Fragmented Stream: Current Status and
    Potential Range Expansion Following Barrier Removal. Northeastern Naturalist 19(X):00-00.
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  • Kazyak, D. and Zydlewski, J. (2012) High-Density Polyethylene Pipe: A New Material for Pass-By Passive Integrated Transponder Antennas. North American Journal of Fisheries Management 32(1):49-52.  | Download  | 
  • Danielson, T.J., C.S. Loftin, L. Tsomides, J.L. DiFranco, and B. Connors. 2011. Algal bioassessment metrics for wadeable streams and rivers of Maine, USA, J. North American Benthological Society 30:1033-1048.  | Download  | 
  • Zydlewski, G. and Zydlewski, J. (2012) Long-term Seawater performance of Atlantic salmon smolts. Aquaculture. 362-363:121-126. doi:10.1016/j.aquaculture.2011.03.024  | Download  | 
  • Zydlewski, G., Kinnison, M., Dionne, P., Zydlewski, J., and Wippelhauser, G. (2011) Understanding habitat connectivity for shortnose sturgeon: the importance of small coastal rivers. Journal of Applied Ichthyology. 47 (Suppl. 1): 1-4.
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  • Holbrook, C., M. Kinnison and J. Zydlewski. 2011 Survival of migrating Atlantic salmon smolts through the Penobscot River, Maine, USA: A pre-restoration assessment. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society 140(5): 1255-1268.  | Download  | 
  • Wathen, G., Coghlan, S., Zydlewski, J., and Joan Trial, J. 2011. Habitat Selection and Overlap of Atlantic Salmon and Smallmouth Bass Juveniles in Nursery Streams. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society 140(5): 1145-1157.  | Download  | 
  • Ostrand, K., G. Zydlewski, W. Gale, J. Zydlewski (2011) Long Term Retention, Survival, Growth, and Physiological Indicators of Salmonids Marked with Passive Integrated Transponder Tags.In J. McKenzie, Q. Phelps, R. Kopf, M. Mesa, B. Parsons, and A. Seitz, editors. Advances in fish tagging and marking technology. American Fisheries Society, Symposium 76, Bethesda, Maryland.
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  • McKinney, S. T., C. E. Fiedler, and D. F. Tomback. 2011. Altered species interactions and implications for natural regeneration in whitebark pine communities. In R. E. Keane, D. F. Tomback, M. P. Murray, and C. M. Smith (eds.). The future of high-elevation, five-needle white pines in Western North America: Proceedings of the High Five Symposium. Proceedings RMRS-P-63. Fort Collins, CO. U.S.D.A., Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station. 376 pp.
  • McKinney, S. T., T. Rodhouse, L. Chow, P. Latham, L. Garrett, D. Sarr, and L. Mutch. 2011. Long-term monitoring of high-elevation white pine communities in Pacific West Region National Parks. In R. E. Keane, D. F. Tomback, M. P. Murray, and C. M. Smith (eds.). The future of high-elevation, five-needle white pines in Western North America: Proceedings of the High Five Symposium. Proceedings RMRS-P-63. Fort Collins, CO. U.S.D.A., Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station. 376 pp.
  • Gardner, C. Coghlan, S., Zydlewski, J., and Saunders, R. (2011) Distribution and abundance of stream fishes in relation to barriers: Implications for monitoring stream recovery after barrier removal. River Research and Applications. DOI: 10.1002/rra.1572  | Download  | 
  • McKinney, S. T., and D. F. Tomback. 2011. Altered community dynamics in Rocky Mountain whitebark pine forests and the potential for accelerating declines. In: Kevin E. Richards (Ed.), Mountain Ecosystems: Dynamics, Management and Conservation. Nova Publishers, Inc., New York.
  • Chalmers, R.J., and C.S. Loftin. 2010. Plethodon cinereus, eastern red-backed salamander, wetland habitat, Herpetological Review 41(4):468-469.  | Download  | 
  • Petrin, Z., E.G. Schilling, C.S. Loftin, F. Johansson. 2010. Predators shape distribution and promote diversification of morphological defenses in Leucorrhinia, Odonata. Eolutionary Ecology 24:1003-1016  | Download  | 
  • Krohn, W. B., and C. L. Hoving. 2010. Early Maine wildlife - historical accounts of Canada lynx, moose, mountain lion, white-tailed deer, wolverine, wolves, and woodland caribou, 1603-1930. University of Maine Press, Orono. 523 pp. plus i-x (& 50 illustrations).

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  • Fernandes, S.J., G.B. Zydlewski, M.T. Kinnison, J.D. Zydlewski, G.S. Wippelhauser. (2010). Seasonal Distribution and Movements of Atlantic and Shortnose Sturgeon in the Penobscot River Estuary, Maine. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society 139:1436-1449.  | Download  | 
  • Spencer, R.C., J. Zydlewski and G. Zydlewski. (2010) Migratory urge and gill Na+, K+ -ATPase activity of hatchery Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar) smolts from Dennys and Penobscot River stocks in Maine. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society. 139:947-956.

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  • Johnson, J., Baumsteiger, J., Zydlewski, J., Hudson, M. and W. Ardren (2010) Evidence of Panmixia between Sympatric Life History Forms of Coastal Cutthroat Trout in Two Lower Columbia River Tributaries. North American Journal of Fisheries Management 30:691–701.
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  • McKinney, S. T., and C. E. Fiedler. 2010. Tree squirrel habitat selection and predispersal seed predation in a declining subalpine conifer. Oecologia 162:697-707.  | Download  | 
  • Risley, C.A.L. and J. Zydlewski (2010) Assessing the effects of catch and release regulations on a brook trout population using and age-structured model. North American Journal of Fisheries Management 30:1434-1444.  | Download  | 
  • Schilling, E. G., C. S. Loftin, and A. D. Huryn. 2009. Effects of introduced fish on native macroinvertebrates in two types of historically fishless lakes. Biological Conservation 142:3030-3038.
  • Jackson, C. and J. Zydlewski (2009) Summer movements of sub-adult brook trout, landlocked Atlantic salmon and smallmouth bass in the Rapid River, Maine. Journal of Freshwater Ecology. 24(4) 567-580.

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  • J. Zydlewski, G. Zydlewski, and R. Danner. (2009) Descaling impairs the osmoregulatory ability of Atlantic salmon smolts. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society. 138:129–136.  | Download  | 
  • Gorsky, D., J. Trial, J. Zydlewski, J. McCleave (2009) The Effects of Smolt Stocking Strategies on Migratory Path Selection of Adult Atlantic Salmon in the Penobscot River, Maine. North American Journal of Fisheries Management 29:949-957.  | Download  | 
  • Hunter, M., Burns, C., P. deMaynadier, L. Incze, W. Krohn, P. Vaux, and B. Vickery. 2009. Biodiversity, Pages 30-34 in G. L. Jacobson, I. J. Fernandez, P. A. Mayewski, and C. V. Schmitt (editors). Maine’s Climate Future: An Initial Assessment. A Report for the Governor of Maine. University of Maine, Orono, 70 pp.
  • Holbrook, C., J. Zydlewski, M. Kinnison, Gorsky, D., and S. Shephard (2009) Movements of pre-spawn adult Atlantic salmon near hydroelectric dams in the lower Penobscot River, Maine. North American Journal of Fisheries Management.
  • Schilling, E. G., C. S. Loftin, and A. D. Huryn. 2009. Macroinvertebrates as indicators of fish absence in naturally fishless lakes. Freshwater Biology 54:181-202.
  • McKinney, S. T., C. E. Fiedler, and D. F. Tomback. 2009. Invasive pathogen threatens bird-pine mutualism: implications for sustaining a high-elevation ecosystem. Ecological Applications 19:597-607.  | Download  | 
  • Zydlewski,G., J. Zydlewski, J. Johnson (2009) Patterns of migration and residency in coastal cutthroat trout. Journal of Fish Biology. 75(1) 203-222.  | Download  | 
  • Krohn, W. B., and R. B. Owen, Jr. 2008. Malcolm W. Coulter (1920-2008) [obituary]. The Maine Wildlifer, 33(2): 7-9. [Also published on pages 6 and 7 of the 2008 fall issue of the newsletter of the Northeast Section of The Wildlife Society (TWS), and on the web site of the international TWS].

  • Blomquist, S., Zydlewski, J., Hunter Jr., M. (2008) Efficacy of PIT tags for tracking the terrestrial anurans Rana pipiens and Rana sylvatica. Herpetological Review
  • Zydlewski, J. 2008. Salmonid Field Protocols Handbook - Book Review. Fisheries.  | Download  | 
  • Schilling, E. G., C. S. Loftin, K. E. DeGoosh, A. D. Huryn, and K. E. Webster. 2008. Predicting the historical distributions of naturally fishless lakes. Freshwater Biology 53:1021-1035.
  • Hudson, J., J. Johnson, J. Hogle., J Brunzell and J. Zydlewski (2008) Rapid seaward migration of Coastal cutthroat trout in the Columbia River. Proceedings of the 2005 Coastal Cutthroat Trout Symposium.  | Download  | 
  • Bahn, V., W. B. Krohn, and R. J. O'Connor. 2008. Dispersal leads to spatial autocorrelation: a simulation model. Ecological Modelling 213: 285-292.
  • Nelson, S. J., K. B. Johnson, K. C. Weathers, C. S. Loftin, I. J. Fernandez, J. S. Kahl, D. P. Krabbenhoft. 2008.Deposition, re-emission, and evasion: Mercury mass fluxes in winter at Acadia National Park, Maine, USA, Applied Geochemistry 23:384-398.
  • Zydlewski, J., J. Johnson, J. Brunzell and J. Hogle, M. Karnowski, S. Clements, C. Shreck (2008) Rapid seaward migration of coastal cutthroat trout in the Columbia River. Proceedings of the 2005 Coastal Cutthroat Trout Symposium  | Download  | 
  • McKinney, S. T., and D. F. Tomback. 2007. The influence of white pine blister rust on seed dispersal in whitebark pine. Canadian Journal of Forest Research 37:1044-1057.  | Download  | 
  • Crocker, J. C., M. S. Bank, C. S. Loftin and R. E. Jung. 2007. Effects of observer bias and stream flow on lotic salamander population abundance sampling. Journal of Herpetology 41(2):325-329.
  • J. Kurth, C. Loftin, J. Zydlewski and J. Rhymer (2007) PIT tag effectiveness for freshwater mussel recaptures. Journal of the North American Benthological Society 26(2):253?260  | Download  | 
  • J. Kurth, C. Loftin, J. Zydlewski and J. Rhymer. 2007. PIT tag effectiveness for freshwater mussel recaptures. Journal of the North American Benthological Society 26:253-260.
  • Homyack, J. A., D. J. Harrison, and W. B. Krohn. 2007. Effects of precommercial thinning on snowshoe hares in Maine. Journal of Wildlife Management, 71 (1): 4-13.
  • Bank, M. S., J. R. Burgess, D. C. Evers and C. S. Loftin. 2007. Mercury contamination of biota from Acadia National Park, Maine, USA: a review. Invited Paper, Environmental Monitoring and Assessment, Special Issue on Acadia National Park Mercury Biogeochemistry, 126(1-3): 105-115.
  • Hierl, L., C. S. Loftin, J. R. Longcore, D. G. McAuley, and D. Urban. 2007. A Multivariate Assessment of Changes in Wetland Habitat Conditions for Waterbirds at Moosehorn National Wildlife Refuge, Maine, USA. Wetlands 27(1): 141-152.
  • Krohn, W. B., and M. R. Massaro. 2006. Fur into feathers: Manly Hardy and his collection of North American birds. Pages 117-133 IN P. Benes (editor), Preceedings of the 2004 Dublin Seminar on New England collectors and Collections. Boston, College, Boston, MA. 224pp.
  • Chalmers, R. J., and C. S. Loftin. 2006. Wetland and shoreline habitat used by nesting four-toed salamanders (Hemidactylium scutatum) in Maine. Journal of Herpetology 40(4):478-485.
  • Bahn, V., R. J. O'Connor, and W. B. Krohn. 2006. Importance of spatial autocorrelation in modeling bird distributions at a continental scale. Ecography, 29 (6): 835-844.
  • Bahn, V., R. J. O'Connor, and W. B. Krohn. 2006. Effect of dispersal at range edges on the structure of species ranges. Oikos, 115 (1): 89-96.
  • G. Zydlewski, G. Horton, T. Dubreuil, B. Letcher, J. Zydlewski, S. Casey. (2006) Monitoring of fish in small streams: A unified approach using PIT tags. Fisheries 31(10):492-502  | Download  | 
  • Chalmers, R. J., and C. S. Loftin. 2006. HEMIDACTYLIUM SCUTATUM (Four-toed Salamander). MORPHOLOGY/PHENOLOGY. Herpetological Review 37(1):69-71.
  • Homyack, J. A., D. J. Harrison, J. A. Litvaitis, and W. B. Krohn. 2006. Quantifying densities of snowshoe hares in Maine using pellet plots. Wildlife Society Bulletin, 34 (1): 74-80.
  • Hill, M., G. Zydlewski, J. Zydlewski, J. Gasvoda (2006) Development and evaluation of portable PIT tag detection units: PITpacks. Fisheries Research. 77:102-109.  | Download  | 
  • Krohn, W. B. 2005. A fall fur-hunt from Maine to New Brunswick, Canada: the 1858 journal of Manly Hardy. Northeastern Naturalist, 12 (4): 509-541.
  • Frost, H. C., and W. B. Krohn, E. A. Bezembluk, R. Lott, and C. R. Wallace. 2005. Prenatal development in fishers (MARTES PENNANTI). Theriogenology, 63(5): 1440-1453.
  • Homyack, J. A., D. J. Harrison, and W. B. Krohn. 2005. Long-term effects of precommercial thinning on small mammals in northern Maine. Forest Ecology and Management, 205: 43-57.
  • Hoving, C. L., D. J. Harrison, W. B. Krohn, R. A. Joseph, and M. O'Brien. 2005. Broad-scale predictors of Canada lynx occurrence in eastern North America. Journal of Wildlife Management, 69(2): 739-751.
  • Shrimpton, M, Zydlewski, J, and Heath W (2007) Effects of sediment load on the smolt physiology in ocean type Chinook salmon. Aquaculture.  | Download  | 
  • Frost, H., and W. Krohn. 2004. Chapter 13 - Postnatal growth and development in fishers. Pages 254-263 IN D. J. Harrison, A. K. Fuller, and G. Proulx (editors). Martens and fishers (MARTES) in human altered environments: an international perspective. Springer, New York, NY. 279 pp.
  • Krohn, W., C. Hoving, D. Harrison, D. Phillips, and H. Frost. 2004. Chapter 5 - MARTES foot-loading and snowfall distribution in eastern North America: implications to broad-scale distributions and interactions of mesocarnivores. Pages 115-131 IN D. J. Harrison, A. K. Fuller, and G. Proulx (editors). Martens and fishers (MARTES) in human altered environments: an international perspective. Springer, New York, NY. 279 pp.
  • Prolux, G., K. Aubry, J. Birks, S. Buskirk, C. Fortin, H. Frost, W. Krohn, L. Mayo, V. Monakhov, D. Payer, M. Saeki, M. Santos-Reis, R. Weir, and W. Zielinski. 2004. Chapter 2 - World distribution and status of the genus MARTES in 2000. Pages 21-76 IN D. J. Harrison, A. K. Fuller, and G. Proulx (editors). Martens and fishers (MARTES) in human altered environments: an international perspective. Springer, New York, NY. 279 pp.
  • Homyack, J. A., D. J. Harrison, and W. B. Krohn. 2004. Structural differences between precommercially thinned and unthinned conifer stands. Forest Ecology and Management, 194 (1-3): 131-143.
  • Hoving, C. L., D. J. Harrison, W. B. Krohn, W. J. Jakubas, and M. A. McCollough. 2004. Canada lynx LYNX CANADENSIS habitat and forest succession in northern Maine, USA. Wildlife Biology, 10(4): 285-294
  • Bank, M. S., C. S. Loftin, and R. E. Jung. 2005. Mercury bioacculumation in Two-lined salamanders from streams in the Northeastern United States. Ecotoxicology 14:181-191.
  • Hoving, C. L., R. A. Joseph, and W. B. Krohn. 2003. Recent and historical occurrences of Canada lynx in Maine and the Northeast. Northeastern Naturalist, 10 (4): 363-382.
  • Krohn, W. B. (compiler and editor). 2005. Manly Hardy (1832-1910): the life and writing of a Maine fur-buyer, hunter, and naturalist. Northeast Folklore, Vol. 38, University of Maine, Orono, ME. 343pp.
  • Zydlewski, G. B., S. Foott, K. Nichols, S. Hamelberg, J. Zydlewski and B. T. Bj�rnsson. 2003. Enhanced smolt characteristics of steelhead trout exposed to alternative hatchery conditions during the final months of rearing. Aquaculture 222:107-117.  | Download  | 
  • Zydlewski, J., S. D. McCormick and J. G. Kunkel. 2003. Early migration is physiologically advantageous in juvenile American shad (Alosa sapidissima). Journal of Fish Biology. 63:1521-37.  | Download  | 
  • Krohn, W. B., R. L. Dressler, and G. M. Stadler. 2002. Successful integration of GAP databases into town planning: the Maine experience. Pages 48-50 IN GAP Analysis Bulletin No. 11, USGS Biological Resources Division, Moscow, ID. 88 pp.
  • Dunham, K. A., J. Stone, and J. R. Moring. 2002. Does electric fishing influence movements of fishes in streams ? Experiments with brook trout, SALVELINUS FONTINALIS. Fisheries Management and Ecology, 9: 249-251.
  • Ahn, S., W. B. Krohn, A. J. Plantinga, T. J. Dalton, and J. A. Hepinstall. 2002. Agricultural land change in Maine: a compilation and brief analysis of Census of Agriculture data, 1850-1977. Maine Agricultural and Forest Experiment Station, Technical Bulletin 182, University of Maine, Orono. 31 pp.
  • Boone, R. B., and W. B. Krohn. 2002. Introduction to Part 3 - Modeling tools and accuracy assessment. Pages 265-270 IN Scott, J. M., P. J. Heglund, M. Morrison, J. B. Haufler, M. G. Raphael, W. A. Wall, and F. B. Samson (editors). Predicting species occurrences: issues of scale and accuracy. Island Press, Corvalis, OR. 868 [invited contribution].
  • Hepinstall, J. A., S. A. Sader, and W. B. Krohn. 2002. Chapter 53 - Effects of niche width on the performance and agreement of avian habitat models. Pages 593-606 IN Scott, J. M., P. J. Heglund, M. Morrison, J. B. Haufler, M. G. Raphael, W. A. Wall, and F. B. Samson (editors). Predicting species occurrences: issues of scale and accuracy. Island Press, Corvalis, OR. 868 pp.
  • Johnson, C. M., and W. B. Krohn. 2002. Chapter 13 - Dynamic patterns of association between environmental factors and island use by breeding seabirds. Pages 171-182 IN Scott, J. M., P. J. Heglund, M. Morrison, J. B. Haufler, M. G. Raphael, W. A. Wall, and F. B. Samson (editors). Predicting species occurrences: issues of scale and accuracy. Island Press, Corvalis, OR. 868 pp.
  • Schaefer, S. M., and W. B. Krohn. 2002. Chapter 37 - Testing predicted vertebrate occurrences from habitat associations: improving the interpretation of commission error rates. Pages 419-428 IN Scott, J. M., P. J. Heglund, M. Morrison, J. B. Haufler, M. G. Raphael, W. A. Wall, and F. B. Samson (editors). Predicting species occurrences: issues of scale and accuracy. Island Press, Corvalis, OR. 868 pp.
  • Johnson, C. M., and W. B. Krohn. 2001. Monitoring nesting seabirds: reply to a commentary by Ian C. T. Nisbet. Waterbirds, 24(3): 461-466.
  • Moring, John R. Intertidal growth of larval and juvenile lumpfish: a 20-year assessment. Northeastern Naturalist, 8(3): 347-354.
  • Johnson, C. M., and W. K. Krohn. 2001. The importance of survey timing in monitoring seabird populations. Waterbirds, 24(1):22-33.
  • Loftin, C. S., N. Ansay, and W. M. Kitchens. 2001. Development and application of a spatial hydrology model of Okefenokee Swamp, Georgia. Journal of the American Water Resources Association 37(4):935-956.
  • Moring, John R. 2001. Appearance and possible homing of two species of sculpins from Maine tidepools. Northeastern Naturalist 8(2): 207-218.
  • Moring, John R. 1999 (issued in 2001). Cruises of the Albatross off San Diego and other parts of southern California, 1889-1916. Marine Fisheries Review 61(4): 22-30.
  • Pelis, R. M., J. Zydlewski and S. D. McCormick (2001). Gill Na+, K+, Cl- cotransporter localization and abundance in Atlantic salmon during seawater acclimation and smolting. American Journal of Physiology. 280(6):R1844-52.  | Download  | 
  • Shrimpton, J. M, J. Zydlewski and S. D. McCormick (2001). The stress response of juvenile American shad to handling and confinement is greater during migration in freshwater than in seawater. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society. 130(6):1203-1210.  | Download  | 
  • Zydlewski, J., and S. D. McCormick. 2001. Changes in chloride cells corresponding to the natural development of osmotic tolerances in American shad (Alosa sapidissima). Journal of Experimental Zoology. 290(2): 73-87.  | Download  | 
  • Bissonette, J. A., C. S. Loftin, D. M. Leslie, Jr., L. A. Nordstrom, and W. J. Fleming. 2000. The cooperative research unit program and wildlife education: historic development, future challenges. Wildlife Society Bulletin 28:534-541.
  • Loftin, C. S., S. B. Aicher, and W. M. Kitchens. 2000. Effects of the Suwannee River sill on the hydrology of Okefenokee Swamp: Application of research results in the environmental assessment procedure. Pages 102-110 in S. F. McCool, D. N. Cole, W. T. Borrie, and J. O'Loughlin, eds., Proceedings of the 1999 National Wilderness Research Conference, USDA Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station, Ogden, UT. OMRS-P-15-Vol 3.
  • Chace, J.F., S.T. McKinney, and A. Cruz. 2000. Nest-site characteristics and nesting success of the greater pewee in Arizona. Southwestern Naturalist 45:169-175.  | Download  | 
  • Boone, R. B., and W. B. Krohn. 2000. Particitioning sources of variation in vertebrate species richness. Journal of Biogeography 27:457-470.
  • Boone, R. B., and W. B. Krohn. 2000. Predicting broad-scale occurrences of vertebrates in patchy environments. Landscape Ecology 15(1): 63-74.
  • Boone, R. B., and W. B. Krohn. 2000. The vegetation transition zone and bird ranges in Maine. Journal of Biogeography 27:471-482.
  • Loftin, C. S., W. Rasberry, and W. M. Kitchens. 2000. Development of a grid-cell topographic surface for Okefenokee Swamp, Georgia. Wetlands 20:487-499.
  • Lamothe, P. J., M. Gallagher, D. P. Chivers, and J. R. Moring. 2000. Homing and movements of yellow phase American eels in freshwater ponds. Environmental Biology of Fishes 58: 393-399.
  • Moring, J. R. 2000. The creation of the first public salmon hatchery in the United States. Fisheries 25(2): 6-12.
  • Hepinstall, J. A., S. A. Sader, W. B. Krohn, R. B. Boone, and R. I. Bartlett. 1999. Development and testing of a vegetation and land cover map of Maine. Maine Agricultural and Forest Experiment Station, Technical Bulletin 173, University of Maine, Orono. 104 pp.
  • Fletcher, R. J., Jr., S. T. McKinney, and C. E. Bock. 1999. Effects of recreational trails on wintering diurnal raptors along riparian corridors in a Colorado grassland. Journal of Raptor Research 33:233-239.  | Download  | 
  • Loftin, CS. 1997. The hydrology of Okefenokee Swamp, Pages 266-269 in KJ Hatcher, ed., Proceedings of the 1997 Georgia Water Resources Conference, 20-22 March 1997, The University of Georgia, Athens.
  • McCormick, S. D., J. M. Shrimpton, and J. D. Zydlewski (1997). Temperature effects on osmoregulatory physiology of anadromous fish. In Global Warming Implications for Freshwater and marine fish. Society for Experimental Biology, Seminar Series: 61. Edited by C. M. Wood and D. G. McDonald. University Press, Cambridge, United Kingdom.  | Download  | 
  • Zydlewski, J., and S. D. McCormick. 1997. Loss of hyperosmoregulatory ability in migrating juvenile American shad (Alosa sapidissima). Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 54:2377-2387.  | Download  | 
  • Zydlewski, J., and S. D. McCormick. 1997. The ontogeny of salinity tolerance in American shad (Alosa sapidissima). Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 54: 182-189.  | Download  | 
  • Oberst, M. D., T. J. Gollan, M. Gupta, S. R. Peura, J. D. Zydlewski, P. Sudarsanan, T. G. Lawson (1993). The encephalomyocarditis virus 3C protease is rapidly degraded by an ATP-dependent proteolytic system in reticulocyte lysate. Virology. 193(1):28-40.  | Download  | 
 

Current Staff

Federal Staff: 2

Masters Students: 3

Phd Students: 5

Post Docs: 1

University Staff: 22

5 Year Summary

Students graduated: 28

Scientific Publications: 54

Presentations: 266

Maine Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit Cooperators

  1. Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife
  2. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
  3. U.S. Geological Survey
  4. University of Maine
  5. Wildlife Management Institute