2015 Publications

A generalized model for longitudinal short- and long-termmortality data for commercial fishery discards and recreational fishery catch-and-releases. 2015. Benoît, H.P., Capizzano, C.W., Knotek, R.J., Rudders, D.B., Sulikowski, J.A., Deans, M.J., Hoffman, W., Zemeckis, D.R., Mandelman, J.W. ICES Journal of Marine Science; doi:10.1093/icesjms/fsv039. Abstract

At-vessel mortality and blood biochemical status of elasmobranchs caught in an Australian commercial longline fishery. 2015. Butcher, P.A., Peddemors, V.M., Mandelman, J.W., McGrath, S.P., Cullis, B.R. Global Ecology and Conservation 3: 878–889. Open Access

Validation of the i-STAT system for the analysis of blood gases and acid–base status in juvenile sandbar shark (Carcharhinus plumbeus). 2015. Harter, T.S., Morrison, P.R., Mandelman, J.W., Rummer, J.L., Farrell, A.P., Brill, R.W., Brauner, C.J. Conservation Physiology. 3:1-10. Abstract

Spatially-distinct and regionally-endemic Symbiodinium assemblages in the threatened Caribbean reef-building coral Orbicella faveolata. 2015. Kemp, D.W., D.J. Thornhill, R.D. Rotjan, R. Iglesias-Prieto, W.K. Fitt, and G.W. Schmidt. In press, Coral Reefs. Abstract

Presence of the northern star coral on a nesting loggerhead turtle. 2015. Perrault, J.R., E.M. Muller, E.R. Hall, and R.D. Rotjan. Reef Encounter 30(1): 46. Open Access

Apparent survival of North Atlantic right whales after entanglement in fishing gear. 2015. Robbins, J., Knowlton, A.R., Landry, S. Conservation Biology.191:421-427. Abstract

Mitigating bycatch and depredation of marine mammals in longline fisheries. 2015. Werner, T.B., Northridge, S., McClellan Press, K., Young, N. ICES Journal of Marine Science. 72(5): 1576–1586. doi:10.1093/icesjms/fsv092. Open Access

2014 Publications

How much does a swimming, emaciated, entangled right whale weigh? Calculating the weight of right whales (Eubalaena glacialis) at sea, to facilitate accurate dosing of sedatives, to enable disentanglement from fishing gear. 2014. Barratclough, A., Jepson, P.D., Hamilton, P.K., Miller, C.A., Wilson, K., and Moore, M.J. Marine Mammal Science 30: 1589–1599. Abstract

Hooking injury, physiological status and short-term mortality of juvenile lemon sharks (Negaprion bevirostris) following catch-and-release recreational angling. 2014. Danylchuk, A.J., Suski, C.D., Mandelman, J.W., Murchie, K.J., Haak, C.R., Brooks, A.M.L., Cooke, S.J. Conservation Physiology. 2: 1-9. Open Access

A comparison of the structure of American (Homarus americanus) and European (Homarus gammarus) lobster cuticle with particular reference to shell disease susceptibility. 2014. Davies, C.E., Whitten, M.M.A., Kim, A., Wootton, E.C., Maffeis, R.G.G. Tlusty, M., Vogan, C.L., Rowley, A.F. Journal of Invertebrate Pathology 117:33–4. Abstract

Baleen hormones: a novel tool for retrospective assessment of stress and reproduction in bowhead whales (Balaena mysticetus). 2014. Hunt KE, Stimmelmayr R, George C, Hanns C, Suydam R, Brower H, Rolland R. Conservation Physiology 2: 030. DOI:10.1093/conphys/cou030.  Open Access

Detection of steroid and thyroid hormones via immunoassay of North Atlantic right whale (Eubalaena glacialis) respiratory vapor. Hunt KE, Rolland RM, Kraus SD. 2014. Marine Mammal Science 30:796-809. DOI: 10.1111/mms.12073. Abstract

Serial assessment of the physiologic status of leatherback turtles (Dermochelys coriacea) during direct capture events in the northwestern Atlantic Ocean: comparison of post-capture and pre-release data. 2014. Innis CI, Merigo C, Cavin JM, Hunt K, Dodge KL, Lutcavage M. Conservation Physiology 2:cou048. DOI: 10.1093/conphys/cou048. Open Access

Effectiveness of mandatory vessel speed limits for protecting North Atlantic right whales. 2014. Laist, D.W., Knowlton, A.R., Pendleton, D. Endang Species Res 23: 133–147. Open Access

Methods to examine reproductive biology in free-ranging, fully-marine mammals. 2014.Lanyon, J.M. and Burgess, E.A.  In: Reproductive Sciences in Animal Conservation: Progress and Prospects (Eds. Holt, W.V., Brown, J.L., Comizzoli, P.). Springer, New York. p.241–274.

Short-term changes of fish assemblages observed in the near-pristine reefs of the Phoenix Islands. 2014. Mangubhai, S., Strauch, A.M., Obura, D.O., Stone, G., Rotjan, R.D. Rev Fish Biol Fisheries 24:505–518. Abstract

Variation in the hindgut microbial communities of the Florida manatee, Trichechus manatus latirostris over winter in Crystal River, Florida. 2014. Merson, S.D., Ouwerkerk, D., Gulino, L.M., Klieve, A., Bonde, R.K., Burgess, E.A. and Lanyon, J.M. FEMS Microbiology Ecology 87(3):601–615. Open Access

Using short-term measures of behaviour to estimate long-term fitness of southern elephant seals. 2014. New, L.F., Clark, J.S., Costa, D.P., Fleishman, E., Hindell, M.A., Klanjs, T., Lusseau, D.L., Kraus, S., McMahone, C.R., Robinson, P.W., Schick, R.S., Schwarz, L.K., Simmons, S.E., Thomas, L., Tyack, P., Harwood, J.. Mar Ecol Prog Ser 496: 99–108
Open Access

Linking environmental variability to population and community dynamics. 2014. Pantel, J.H. Pendleton, D.E., Walters, A., Rogers, L.A. In: Kemp, P.(Eds) Eco-DAS X Symposium Proceedings. Chapter 1: pp 1-13.

Is sustainable exploitation of coral reefs possible? A view from the standpoint of the marine aquarium trade. 2014. Rhyne, A.L., Tlusty, M.F., Kaufman, L. Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability. 7:101–107. Abstract

Establishment, Management, and maintenance of the Phoenix Islands Protected Area. 2014. Rotjan, R., Jamieson, R., Carr, B., Kaufman, L., Mangubhai, S., Obura, D., Pierce, R., Rimon, B., Ris, B. Sandian, S., Shelley, Sumaila, U.R., Taei, S., Tausig, H., Teroroko, T., Thorrold, S., Wikgren, B., Toatu, T., Stone, G. In: Johnson, M.L., Sandell, J. (Eds) Advances in Marine Biology. Elsevier Publishers. Chapter 8: pp 289-324.

Use of portable blood physiology point-of-care devices for basic and applied research on vertebrates: a review. 2014. Stoot, L.J., Cairns, N.A., Cull, F., Taylor, J.J., Jeffrey, J.D., Morin, F., Mandelman, J.W., Clark, T.D., Cooke, S.J. Conservation Physiology. 2:1-21. Open Access

Automated Vertical Photography for Detecting Pelagic Species in Multitaxon Aerial Surveys. 2014. Taylor, J.K.D., Kenney,R.D., LeRoi,D.J.,  Kraus, S.D.2014. Marine Technology Society Journal 48(1):36-48. Abstract

Reviewing GAA-BAP shrimp farm data to determine whether certification lessens environmental impacts. 2014. Tlusty, M. Tausig, H. Reviews in Aquaculture 5: 1–10. Abstract

Modeling shell disease in American lobster (Homarus americanus) as individual-based health trajectories. 2014. Tlusty, M. Kim, A., Castro, K.M. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences.   71(6):  808–813. Abstract

Modeling the distribution of the North Atlantic right whale Eubalaena glacialis off coastal Maine by areal co-kriging. 2014.Wikgren, B., Kite-Powell, H., Kraus, S. Endang Species Res 24: 21–31. Open Access

Cuticles of European and American lobsters harbor diverse bacterial species that affect disease susceptibility. 2014. Whitten M., Davies, C., Kim, A. Tlusty,M.  Wooton, E., Chistoserdov, A., Rowley, A. Microbiology Open.  3(3):  395-409. Abstract

Diagnosis and management of Enterococcus spp infections during rehabilitation of cold-stunned Kemp's ridley turtles (Lepidochelys kempii): 50 cases (2006–2012). 2014. Innis, C. J., Braverman, H., Cavin, J. M., Ceresia, M. L., Baden, L. R., Kuhn, D. M., ... & Merigo, C.  Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association, 245(3), 315-323. Abstract

Solitary Large Intestinal Diverticulitis in Leatherback Turtles (Dermochelys coriacea). 2014. Stacy, B. A., Innis, C. J., Daoust, P. Y., Wyneken, J., Miller, M., Harris, H.... & Foley, A. Veterinary Pathology Online, 0300985814549211. Open Access

Plasma Concentrations and Safety Assessment of Voriconazole in Red-Eared Slider Turtles (Trachemys scripta elegans) after Single and Multiple Subcutaneous Injections. 2014. Innis, C. J., Young, D., Wetzlich, S., Whitcomb, A. J., & Tell, L. Journal of Herpetological Medicine and Surgery, 24(1), 28-35. Abstract

Older Publications

Long-term trends of coral imports into the United States indicate future opportunities for ecosystem and societal benefits. 2012. Rhyne AL, Tlusty MF, Kaufman L. Conservation Letters  5(6): 478-485. Open Access

Acoustic conditioning for recall/recapture of escaped Atlantic salmon and rainbow trout. 2008.Tlusty MF, J Andrew, K Baldwin and T Bradley. Aquaculture 274: 57–64. Abstract

Omega-3 fatty acids upregulate adult neurogenesis, Beltz, Tlusty et al, 2007. NeuroSci Letters. Author Manuscript

The estimated short-term discard mortality of a trawled elasmobranch, the spiny dogfish (Squalus acanthias), Mandelman, J.W., and Farrington, M.A. 2007. Fisheries Research. Abstract.

The physiological status and mortality associated with otter-trawl capture, transport, and captivity of an exploited elasmobranch, Squalus acanthias. 2006. Mandelman, J.W., and Farrington, M.A. 2006 ICES J. Mar. Sci.  Abstract

Yes fish need to be certified. 2006. Tlusty M, Dowd S, Ortiz bon Halle B. OFI Journal 51: 19-23. PDF

Fishing techniques to reduce the bycatch of threatened marine animals. 2006. Werner, T., S. Kraus, A. Read and E. Zollett. Marine Technology Society Journal 40(3):50-68.

Organic Enrichment at Cold Water Aquaculture Sites – the Case of Coastal Newfoundland. 2005. Anderson MR, Tlusty MF, Pepper VA. 2005. In Hargrave, B (Ed). The handbook of environmental chemistry. Vol 5: Water pollution - Environmental Effects of Marine Finfish Aquaculture. pgs 99–113. Abstract

Use of commercial Artemia replacement diets in culturing larval American lobsters. 2005. Fiore DR & Tlusty MF. Aquaculture. 243 291– 303. Abstract

Use of digital colour analysis to assess variation within individual adult American lobsters ( Homarus americanus) and the process of addition of colour in white lobsters. 2005. Tlusty M, New Zealand Journal of Marine and Freshwater Research, Vol. 39: 571–580 Link to the issue of NZJFMR on the Proceedings of the 7th International Conference and Workshop on Lobster Biology and Management. PDF

Reconciling aquaculture's influence on the water column and benthos of an estuarine fjord – a case study from Bay d'Espoir, Newfoundland. 2005. Tlusty MF, Anderson MR, Pepper VA. In Hargrave, B (Ed). The handbook of environmental chemistry. Vol 5: Water pollution - Environmental Effects of Marine Finfish Aquaculture. pp. 115-128. Abstract

Shipping Cardinal Tetras from the Amazon - understanding stressors to decrease shipping mortality. 2005. Tlusty M, Dowd S, Weber S, Cooper R, Chao NL, & Whittaker B. OFI Journal 48: 21-23. Download

Use of formulated diets as replacements for Artemia in the rearing of juvenile American lobsters (Homarus americanus). 2005. Tlusty MF, Fiore DR, Goldstein JS. Aquaculture. 250:781-795. Abstract

Hatchery performance of early benthic juvenile American lobsters (Homarus americanus) fed enriched frozen adult Artemia diets. 2005. Tlusty MF, Goldstein JS & Fiore DF. Aquaculture Nutrition 11: 191-198. Abstract

Astaxanthin deposition in the cuticle of juvenile American lobster (Homarus americanus): implications for phenotypic and genotypic coloration. 2005. Tlusty MH, Hyland CD. Marine Biology 147: 113–119. Abstract

Organic matter production of American lobsters (Homarus americanus) during impoundment in Maine, United States. 2005. Tlusty MF, Preisner K. New Zealand Journal of Marine and Freshwater Research 39: 471-484. Link to the special issue of NZJFMR with the Proceedings of the 7th International Conference and Workshop on Lobster Biology and Management. Abstract

Ornamental Aquaculture: Small scale of production does not automatically mean small scale of impact. 2004. Tlusty MF. OFI Journal 46: 6-9.

Substrate determinants and developmental rate of claw asymmetry in American lobsters, Homarus americanus. 2003. Goldstein JS and Tlusty MF. Journal of Crustacean Biology 23: 890-896 Abstract

The benefits and risks of aquacultural production for the aquarium trade. 2002. Tlusty, MF. Aquaculture 205: 203-219. Download

Decade of Project Piaba: Reflections and Prospects. 2002. Chao NL, Prang G. OFI Journal 39, Download

Marine aquaculture and the environment: a meeting for stakeholders in the Northeast. 2001. Tlusty et al. The proceedings of a workshop held at the University of Massachusetts Boston, January 11-13, 2001.

Groundtruthing multibeam bathymetric surveys of finfish aquaculture sites in the Bay d'Espoir estuarine fjord, Newfoundland. 2000. Tlusty MF, Hughes Clark JE, Shaw J., Pepper VA, Anderson MR. Mar. Tech. Soc. J. 34: 59-67. PDF

The potential for soluble and transport loss of particulate aquaculture wastes. 2000. Tlusty MF, Snook, K, and Pepper, V. A. Aquaculture Research 31:745-755. Abstract

Acoustic alarms reduce porpoise mortality. 1997. Kraus SD, Read AJ,  Solow A, Baldwin K,  Spradlin T, Anderson E, Williamson J. Nature 338:525. Abstract