PEER-REVIEWED PUBLICATIONS

 

2021

Patel SH, Winton MV, Hatch JM, Haas HL, Saba VS, Fay G, Smolowitz RJ. 2021. Projected shifts in loggerhead sea turtle thermal habitat in the Northwest Atlantic Ocean due to climate change. Scientific Reports 11:1-12.

Siemann LA, Davis FD, Bendiksen TA, Smolowitz RJ. 2021. Scallop dredge design using computational fluid dynamics and flume tank testing and the application of both methods to improving a low profile dredge. Fisheries Research 241: 105998.

​2020

Crowe LM, Hatch JM, Patel SH. Smolowitz RJ, Hass HL. 2020. Riders on the storm: loggerhead sea turtles detect and respond to a major hurricane in the Northwest Atlantic Ocean. Movement Ecology 8: 1-13.

2019

Siemann LAGarcia LMHuntsberger CJSmolowitz, RJ. 2019. Investigating the Impact of Multiple Factors on Gray Meats in Atlantic Sea ScallopsJournal-of Shellfish Research, Vol. 38: 233-243.

Yang TH,Haas, Patel SH, Smolowitz RJ, James M, Willard AS. 2019. Blood biochemistry and haemotology of migrating loggerhead turtles (Caretta caretta) in the Northwest Atlantic: reference intervals and intra-population comparisons. Conservation Physiology 7: coy079.

2018

Leavitt JL, Huntsberger CJ, Smolowitz RJ, Siemann LA. 2018. The seasonal distribution and abundance of barndoor skate on Georges Bank based on scallop dredge surveys. Fisheries Research 199: 202-211.

Patel SH, Barco SG, Crowe, LH, Manning JP, Matzen E, Smolowitz RJ, Haas HL. 2018. Loggerhead turtles are good ocean-observers in stratified mid-latitude regions. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science. 213: 128 – 136.

Siemann LA, Huntsberger CJ, Leavitt JS, Smolowitz RJ. 2018.​ Summering on the bank: seasonal distribution and abundance of monkfish on Georges Bank. Plos One 13: e0206829

Winton MV, Fay G, Haas HL, Arendt M, Barco S, James MC, Sasso CR, Smolowitz RJ. 2018. Estimating the distribution and relative density of satellite-tagged loggerhead sea turtles using geostatistical mixed effects models. Marine Ecological Progress Series 586: 217-232.

2017

Huntsberger CJ, JR Hamlin, RJ Smolowitz, RM Smolowitz. 2017. Prevalence and description of Ichthyophonus sp. in yellowtail flounder (Limanda ferruginea) from a seasonal survey on Georges Bank. Fisheries Research 194: 60-67.​

Winton M, Huntsberger CJ, Rudders D, DeCelles G, Thompson K, Goetting K, Smolowitz RJ. 2017. Spatiotemporal patterns of flatfish bycatch in two scallop access areas on Georges Bank. Journal of Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Science, 49: 23–37.

2016

Grimm C, Huntsberger CH, Markey K, Inglis S,  Smolowitz RJ. 2016. Identification of a Mycobacterium sp. as the causative agent of orange nodular lesions in the Atlantic sea scallop Plactopecten magellanicus. Diseases of Aquatic Organisms 118: 247-258.

 

Patel SH, KL Dodge, HL Haas, RJ Smolowitz. 2016. Videography reveals in-water behavior of loggerhead turtles (Caretta caretta) at a foraging ground. Frontiers in Marine Science 3: 254.

Smolowitz RJ, Siemann LA, Huntsberger CJ, Boelke D. 2016. Application of Seasonal Closures to Reduce Flatfish Bycatch in the U.S. Atlantic Sea Scallop Fishery. Journal of Shellfish Research, 35:475-480.

2015

Siemann LA, Parkins CJ, Smolowit RJ. 2015. Scallops caught in the headlights: swimming escape behavior of the Atlantic sea scallop (Placopecten magellanicus) reduced by artificial light. ICES Journal of Marine Science 72: 2700-2706.

Smolowitz RJ, Patel SH, Haas HL, Miller SA. 2015. Using a remotely operated vehicle (ROV) to observe loggerhead sea turtle (Caretta caretta) behavior on foraging grounds off the mid-Altantic United States. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 471: 84-91.

2014

Ceriani SA, Roth JD, Sasso CR, McClellan CM, James MC, Haas HL, Smolowitz RJ, Evans DR, Addison DS, Bagley DA, Ehrhart LM, Weishampel JF. 2014. Modeling and mapping isotopic patterns in the Northwest Atlantic derived from loggerhead sea turtles. Ecosphere 5:122.

2012

Smolowitz RJ, Milliken HO, Weeks M. 2012. Design, Evolution, and Assessment of a Sea Turtle Deflector Dredge for the U.S. Northwest Atlantic Sea Scallop Fishery: Impacts on Fish Bycatch. North American Journal of Fisheries Management 32: 65-76.

2010

​Smolowitz RJ, Haas HL, Milliken HO, Weeks M, Matzen E. 2010. Using Sea Turtle Carcasses to Assess the Conservation Potential of a Turtle Excluder Dredge. North American Journal of Fisheries Management 30: 993-1000.

2006

Smolowitz RJ. 2006. Sea Scallop Harvest Gear: Engineering for Sustainability. Marine Technology Society Journal 40: 25-29.​

 
FINAL REPORTS
Use the links below to access the final reports that summarize the research CFF has conducted over the years. Also included are the final reports completed by CFF’s predecessor Coonamessett Farm Inc. from 1991- early 2008.

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1991-2008 (Coonamessett Farm)