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The Division of Marine Fisheries Staff are heavily involved in marine science and research. Staff write and contribute to both technical report documents and peer reviewed literature. Marine Fisheries Staff members indicated in bold font

DEM Technical Reports

2019
Angell, Thomas 2006-2018 Catch, Effort, and Fishery Trends in the Rhode Island Whelk Fishery and Recent Stock Status Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management, Rhode Island Division of Marine Fisheries, 2019
RIDMF. Rhode Island Saltwater Recreational Fishing License Program Annual Report Fiscal Year 2018 Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management, Rhode Island Division of Marine Fisheries, 2019
Truesdale, Corinne. Rhode Island Lobster Research and Management Project Semi-Annual Progress Report Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management, Rhode Island Division of Marine Fisheries, 2019
2018
RIDMF. 2019 Sector Management Plan Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management, Division of Marine Fisheries, 2018
Livermore, Julia. Spatiotemporal and Economic Analysis of Vessel Monitoring System Data Within the New York Bight Call Areas. Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management, Division of Marine Fisheries, June 2018
Angell, Thomas, Bell, Rich, DeAngelis, Bryan, DeCelles, Greg, Dougherty, Dawn, Erkan, Dennis, Gibson, Mark, Glenn, Robert, McManus, Conor, McNamee, Jason, Schneider, Eric, Torgan, John, Vidal, Tiffany., The Nature Conservancy. 2018.FishPath Workshop Report: Rhode Island Channeled Whelk. FishPath Workshop Report: Rhode Island Channeled Whelk. The Nature Conservancy, Arlington, Virginia, USA.
RIDMF. Assessment of Recreationally Important Finfish Stocks in Rhode Island Waters. 2017 Annual Performance Reports F-61-R-21 Grant Number F14AF00182, March 2018
2017
RIDMF. 2018 Sector Management Plan Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management, Division of Marine Fisheries, 2017
Livermore, Julia. Spatiotemporal and Economic Analysis of Vessel Monitoring System Data Within Wind Energy Area in the Greater North Atlantic. Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management, Division of Marine Fisheries, June 2017
RIDMF. Assessment of Recreationally Important Finfish Stocks in Rhode Island Waters. 2016 Annual Perfoamce Reports F-61-R-21 Grant Number F14AF00182, March 2017
RIDMF, Rhode Island Saltwater Recreational Fishing License Program Annual Report Fiscal Year 2017 Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management, Rhode Island Division of Marine Fisheries, 2017
2016
RIDMF. Assessment of Recreationally Important Finfish Stocks in Rhode Island Waters. 2015 Annual Perfoamce Reports F-61-R-21 Grant Number F14AF00182, March 2016
RIDMF, Rhode Island Saltwater Recreational Fishing License Program Annual Report Fiscal Year 2016 Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management, Rhode Island Division of Marine Fisheries, 2016
2015
RIDMF. Assessment of Recreationally Important Finfish Stocks in Rhode Island Waters. 2014 Annual Perfoamce Reports F-61-R-21 Grant Number F14AF00182, March 2015
RIDMF, Rhode Island Saltwater Recreational Fishing License Program Annual Report Fiscal Year 2015 Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management, Rhode Island Division of Marine Fisheries, 2015
2014
RIDMF. Assessment of Recreationally Important Finfish Stocks in Rhode Island Waters. 2013 Annual Perfoamce Reports F-61-R-21 Grant Number F14AF00182, March 2014
RIDMF, Rhode Island Saltwater Recreational Fishing License Program Annual Report Fiscal Year 2014 Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management, Rhode Island Division of Marine Fisheries, 2014
2013
RIDMF. Assessment of Recreationally Important Finfish Stocks in Rhode Island Waters. 2012 Annual Perfoamce Reports F-61-R-21 Grant Number F14AF00182, March 2013
Lake, John. Validation of Commercial Shellfish Conversion Factors in RI Rhode Island Division of Fish and Wildlife, Final Report NOAA Grant NA11NMF4740045, May 2013.
Gibson, Mark. Assessing the Local Population of Winter Flounder with a Two-Era Biomass Dynamic Model: A Narrower View of Southern New England Rhode Island Division of Fish and Wildlife, March 2013.
Gibson, Mark and Olszewski, Scott The Stock Status of Horseshoe Crabs in Rhode Island 2012 Rhode Island Division of Fish and Wildlife, Research Reference Document 13/01, July 2013.
RIDMF, Rhode Island Saltwater Recreational Fishing License Program Annual Report Fiscal Year 2013 Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management, Rhode Island Division of Marine Fisheries, 2013
2012
RIDMF. Assessment of Recreationally Important Finfish Stocks in Rhode Island Waters. 2011 Annual Perfoamce Reports F-61-R-21 Grant Number F14AF00182, March 2012
RIDMF, Rhode Island Saltwater Recreational Fishing License Program Annual Report Fiscal Year 2011 Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management, Rhode Island Division of Marine Fisheries, 2012
2011
RIDMF. Assessment of Recreationally Important Finfish Stocks in Rhode Island Waters. 2010 Annual Perfoamce Reports F-61-R-21 Grant Number F14AF00182, March 2011
RIDEM Marine Fisheries Office Report on the 2010 Sector Allocation Pilot Program including 2009 Updates Rhode Island Division of Fish and Wildlife, December 2011.
2010
Gibson, Mark. Assessment of Narragansett Bay Quahogs Using a Size Structured Model Applied to Landings and Survey Data and Suggestions for a Monitoring and Management Program Rhode Island Division of Fish and Wildlife, May 2010.
2007
Gibson, Mark Estimating Seasonal Menhaden Abundance in Narragansett Bay from Purse Seine Catched, Spotter Pilot Data, and Sentinel Fishery Observations. Rhode Island Division of Fish and Wildlife, November 2007
Griffin, Matt Proceedings of the Menhaden Science and Policy symposium Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management and Rhode Island Sea Grant, November 2007
Valliere, April and Pierce, Sarah Southern New England Industry-Based Yellowtail Flounder Suvey, 2003-2005 Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management, February 2007
1996
Gibson, Mark. Comparison of Trends in the Finfish Assemblage of Mt. Hope Bay and Narragansett Bay in Relation to Operations at the New England Power Brayton Point Station Rhode Island Division of Fish and Wildlife, Research Reference Documents 95/1, August 1996.
1978
Sisson, Richard. Species Diversity and Changes with Time in the Finfish Population in Narragansett Bay, 1969 - 1977 Rhode Island Division of Fish and Wildlife, 1978
1974
Sisson, Richard.The Growth and Movement of Scup Stenotomous chrysops in Narragansett Bay, Rhode Island and Along the Atlantic Coast Rhode Island Division of Fish and Wildlife, Project Final Report Number 3-138-R-3, 1974

DEM Peer Reviewed Publications

2019
McManus, M. C., Ullman, D. S., Rutherford, S. D., and Kincaid, C. 2019. Northern quahog (Mercenaria mercenaria) larval transport and settlement modeled for a temperate estuary. Limnology and Oceanography.
Truesdale, C. L., Dalton, T. M., and McManus, M. C. 2019. Fishers’ Knowledge and Perceptions of the Emerging Southern New England Jonah Crab Fishery. North American Journal of Fisheries Management.
Friedland, K. D., McManus, M. C., Morse, R. E., and Link, J. S. (n.d.). Event Scale and Persistent Drivers of Fish and Macroinvertebrate Distributions on the Northeast US Shelf. ICES Journal of Marine Science.
Langan, J. A., McManus, M. C., Schonfeld, A. J., Truesdale, C. L., and Collie, J. S 2019 Evaluating Summer Flounder Spatial Sex-Segregation in a Southern New England Estuary. Marine and Coastal Fisheries, 11: 76–85.
Spinette, R. F., Brown, S. M., Ehrlich, A. L., Puggioni, G., Deacutis, C., and Jenkins, B. D. 2019. Diazotroph Activity in Surface Narragansett Bay Sediments in Summer Is Stimulated by Hypoxia and Organic Matter Delivery. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 614: 35–50.
Truesdale, C. L., McManus, M. C., and Collie, J. S. 2019. Growth and Molting Characteristics of Jonah Crab (Cancer Borealis) in Rhode Island Sound. Fisheries Research, 211: 13–20.
2018
McManus, M. C., Hare, J. A., Richardson, D. E., and Collie, J. S. 2018. Tracking shifts in Atlantic mackerel (Scomber scombrus) larval habitat suitability on the Northeast U.S. Continental Shelf. Fisheries Oceanography, 27: 49–62.
Raposa, K. B., McKinney, R. A., Wigand, C., Hollister, J. W., Lovall, C., Szura, K., Gurak, Jr., J. A., McNamme, J., et al. 2018.Top-down and Bottom-up Controls on Southern New England Salt Marsh Crab Populations. PeerJ, 6.
Angell, T. E. 2018. Age, Growth, and Sexual Maturity of the Channeled Whelk Busycotypus Canaliculatus (Linnaeus, 1758) and Knobbed Whelk Busycon Carica (Gmelin, 1791) in Narragansett Bay, Rhode Island. Journal of Shellfish Research, 37: 207–219.
2017
Oviatt, C., Smith, L., Krumholz, J., Coupland, C., Stoffel, H., Keller, A., McManus, M. C., et al. 2017. Managed Nutrient Reduction Impacts on Nutrient Concentrations, Water Clarity, Primary Production, and Hypoxia in a North Temperate Estuary. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science, 199: 25–34.
Thornber, C. S., Guidone, M., Deacutis, C., Green, L., Ramsay, C. N., and Palmisciano, M. 2017. Spatial and Temporal Variability in Macroalgal Blooms in a Eutrophied Coastal Estuary. Harmful Algae, 68: 82–96.
2016
Hale, S. S., Cicchetti, G., and Deacutis, C. F. 2016. Eutrophication and Hypoxia Diminish Ecosystem Functions of Benthic Communities in a New England Estuary. Frontiers in Marine Science, 3.
Taylor, D. L., McNamee, J., Lake, J., Gervasi, C. L., and Palance, D. G. 2016. Juvenile Winter Flounder (Pseudopleuronectes Americanus) and Summer Flounder (Paralichthys Dentatus) Utilization of Southern New England Nurseries: Comparisons Among Estuarine, Tidal River, and Coastal Lagoon Shallow-Water Habitats. Estuaries and Coasts, 39: 1505–1525.
2015
Shumchenia, E. J., Pelletier, M. C., Cicchetti, G., Davies, S., Pesch, C. E., Deacutis, C. F., and Pryor, M. 2015. A Biological Condition Gradient Model for Historical Assessment of Estuarine Habitat Structure. Environmental Management, 55: 143–158.
Wahle, R. A., Dellinger, L., Olszewski, S., and Jekielek, P. 2015. American Lobster Nurseries of Southern New England Receding in the Face of Climate Change. ICES Journal of Marine Science, 72: i69–i78.
2013
Wahle, R. A., Bergeron, C., Tremblay, J., Wilson, C., Burdett-Coutts, V., Comeau, M., Rochette, R., Lawton, P., Glenn, R., Gibson, M. 2013. The Geography and Bathymetry of American Lobster Benthic Recruitment as Measured by Diver-Based Suction Sampling and Passive Collectors. Marine Biology Research, 9: 42–58.
2010
DeAngelis, B. M., Cooper, R., Clancy, M., Cooper, C., Angell, T., Olszewski, S., Colburn, W. (Ted), et al. 2010. Impacts of V-Notching the American Lobster. Journal of Shellfish Research, 29: 489–496.
Wahle, R. A., Cobb, J. S., Incze, L. S., Lawton, P., Gibson, M., Glenn, R., Wilson, C., et al. 2010. The American Lobster Settlement Index at 20 Years: Looking Back - Looking Ahead. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of India: 9.
2009
Wahle, R. A., Gibson, M., and Fogarty, M. 2009. Distinguishing Disease Impacts from Larval Supply Effects in a Lobster Fishery Collapse. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 376: 185–192.
2008
Meng, L., Taylor, D. L., Serbst, J., and Powell, J. C. 2008. Assessing Habitat Quality of Mount Hope Bay and Narragansett Bay Using Growth, RNA:DNA, and Feeding Habits of Caged Juvenile Winter Flounder (Pseudopleuronectes americanus Walbaum). Northeastern Naturalist, 15: 35–56.
2006
Castro, K.M., J.R. Factor, Angell, T., and D.F. Landers, Jr. 2006. The conceptual approach to lobster shell disease revisited Journal of Crustacean Biology, 26(4):646-660.
2003
McCay, D. P. F., Gibson, M., and Cobb, J. S. 2003. Scaling Restoration of American Lobsters: Combined Demographic and Discounting Model for an Exploited Species. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 264: 177–196.
Oviatt, C., Olsen, S., Andrews, M., Collie, J., Lynch, T., and Raposa, K. 2003. A Century of Fishing and Fish Fluctuations in Narragansett Bay. Reviews in Fisheries Science, 11: 221–242.
2002
Meng, L., Orphanides, C. D., and Powell, J. C. 2002. Use of a Fish Index to Assess Habitat Quality in Narragansett Bay, Rhode Island. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society, 131: 731–742.
2001
Meng, L., Powell, J. C., and Taplin, B. 2001. Using winter flounder growth rates to assess habitat quality across an anthropogenic gradient in Narragansett Bay, Rhode Island. Estuaries, 24: 576–584.
DeLong,Allison K, Collie, Jeremy S, Meise, Carol J, and Powell, Christopher J 2001. Estimating growth and mortality of juvenile winter flounder, Pseudopleuronectes americanus, with a length-based model Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences. 58(11): 2233-2246
2000
Castro, K.M. and Angell, T.E.. 2000. Prevalence and progression of shell disease in American lobster, Homarus americanus, from Rhode Island waters and the offshore canyons Journal of Shellfish Research, Volume 19(2):691-700.
1999
Meng, L., and Christopher Powell, J. 1999. Linking juvenile fish and their habitats: An example from Narragansett Bay, Rhode Island. Estuaries, 22: 905.
1997
Dorf, B. A., and Powell, J. C.. 1997. Distribution, abundance, and habitat characteristics of juvenile tautog (Tautoga onitis, family labridae) in Narragansett Bay, Rhode Island, 1988–1992 Estuaries, 20: 589–600.
 
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