CFF SCIENTIFIC PUBLICATIONS
Yang, Tiffany, H. Haas, S. Patel, R. Smolowitz, M. James, and A.S. Willard. Blood biochemistry and haemotology of migrating loggerhead turtles (Caretta caretta) in the Northwest Atlantic: reference intervals and intra-population comparisons. Conservation Physiology, Vol 7: 1
Crowe, L.M., Hatch, J.M., Patel, S.H. et al. Riders on the storm: loggerhead sea turtles detect and respond to a major hurricane in the Northwest Atlantic Ocean. Mov Ecol 8, 32 (2020).
Winton MV, G Fay, HL Haas, M Arendt, S Barco, M James, C Sasso, R Smolowitz. 2018. Estimating the distribution and relative density of satellite-tagged loggerhead sea turtles using geostatistical mixed effects models. Mar.Ecol. Prog. Ser., Vol. 586: 217-232.
Leavitt J, C Huntsberger, R Smolowitz, L Siemann. 2018. The seasonal distribution and abundance of barndoor skate on Georges Bank based on scallop dredge surveys. Fisheries Research. (Please contact CFF for a copy of the full manuscript.)
Siemann LA, Huntsberger CJ, Leavitt J, Smolowitz RJ. 2018.
Winton M, C Huntsberger, D Rudders, G DeCelles, K Thompson, K Goetting, R Smolowitz. 2017. Spatiotemporal patterns of flatfish bycatch in two scallop access areas on Georges Bank. Journal of Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Science, 49: 23–37.
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.
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, 09 December 2016.
Smolowitz RJ, LA Siemann, CJ Huntsberger, D Boelke. 2016. Application of Seasonal Closures to Reduce Flatfish Bycatch in the U.S. Atlantic Sea Scallop Fishery. Journal of Shellfish Research, 35(2):475-480.
Grimm C, C Huntsberger, K Markey, S Inglis, R Smolowitz. 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.
Siemann LA, CJ Parkins, RJ Smolowitz. 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 (9): 2700-2706.
Smolowitz RJ, SH Patel, HL Haas, SA Miller. 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.
Ceriani SA, JD Roth, CR Sasso, CM McClellan, MC James, HL Haas, RJ Smolowitz, DR Evans, DS Addison, DA Bagley, LM Ehrhart, JF Weishampel. 2014. Modeling and mapping isotopic patterns in the Northwest Atlantic derived from loggerhead sea turtles. Ecosphere 5(9):122.
Smolowitz RJ, HO Milliken, M Weeks. 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.
Smolowitz RJ, H Haas, HO 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.
Smolowitz RJ, DN Wiley. 1992. A Model for Conflict Resolution in Marine Mammal / Fisheries Interactions: The New England Harbor Porpoise Working Group. MTS Journal 92: 354-360.
Serchuk FM Smolowitz, R.. 1990. Ensuring Fisheries Management Dysfunction: The Neglect of Science and Technology. Fisheries 15 (2): 4-7
CFF 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.
Determining the Catch Efficiency of a Cable Sorting Grid in the Summer Flounder Trawl Fishery