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  • Valenti, J.L., Grothues, T.M. & Able, K.W. Subtidal Fish Habitat in a Temperate Lagoonal Estuary: Comparison of Salt Marsh Creeks, Sand, and Seagrass. Estuaries and Coasts (2022). DOI: 10.1007/s12237-022-01119-0




  • Schreiber, G., P. C. Lopez-Duarte, and K. W. Able. 2019. Composition, seasonality, and life history of decapod shrimps in Great Bay, New Jersey Northeastern Naturalist 26(4):817-834. PDF
  • Ziegler, S. L., K. W. Able, and F. J. Fodrie. 2019. Dietary shifts across biogeographic scales alter spatial subsidy dynamics. Ecosphere 10(12):1-13.
  • Morson, J., T. M. Grothues, K. W. Able. 2019. Change in larval fish assemblage in a USA east coast estuary estimated from twenty-six years of fixed weekly sampling. PLOS One 14(10): e0224157 DOI:10.1371/journal.pone.0224157
  • Golden, Abigail S., Free, Christopher M., Jensen, Olaf P. 2019. Angler preferences and satisfaction in a high-threshold bucket-list recreational fishery. Fisheries Research 220: 105364. DOI:10.1016/j.fishres.2019.105364
  • Eiler, J. H., T. M. Grothues, J. A. Dobarro, R. Shome. 2019. Tracking the Eularian Movements of Juvenile Chinook Salmon using an Autonomous Underwater Vehicle under Payload Control. Applied Sciences. Special Issue: Fishery Acoustics, Applied Sciences and Practical Applications. 9:2516-2536 DOI:10.3390/app9122516
  • Arlinghaus, R., J.K. Abbott, E.P. Fenichel, S.R. Carpenter, L.M. Hunt, J. Alós, T. Klefoth, S.J. Cooke, R. Hilborn, O.P. Jensen, M.J. Wilberg, J.R. Post, and M.J. Manfredo. 2019. Governing the recreational dimension of global fisheries. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 116: 5209-5213 PDF
  • Wiedenmann, J., Free, C.M., Jensen, O.P. 2019. Insights into the performance of data-limited methods for setting catch targets through application to data-rich stocks: A case study using Northeast U.S. fish stocks. Fisheries Research. 209: 129-142. Science Direct PDF
  • Marshall, K.N., Koehn, L., Levin, P.S., Essington, T., and O.P. Jensen. 2019. Inclusion of ecosystem information in U.S. fishery stock assessments suggests progress towards ecosystem-based fisheries management. ICES Journal of Marine Science, Volume 76, Issue 1, January-February 2019, Pages 1–9, PDF
  • Olson, K., Krabbenhoft, T., Hrabik, T., Mendsaikhan, B., and O.P. Jensen. 2019. Pelagic-littoral trophic polymorphism in Hovsgol grayling Thymallus nigrescens from Lake Hovsgol, Mongolia. Ecology of Freshwater Fish. 1-9. Wiley Online Library PDF
  • Able, K. W., P. C. Lopez-Duarte, T. M. Grothues, L. Barry, R. Petrecca, J. Fredricks, C. Navara, and A. Hanson. Limulus polyphemus (Atlantic horseshoe crab) habitats in a small estuary and the adjacent inner continental shelf: Linkages across Mid-Atlantic Bight seascapes. Northeastern Naturalist, Volume 26, Number 1, (2019):287-304 PDF
  • Flanagan, P., O. Jensen, J. W. Morley, and M. L. Pinsky. Response of marine communities to local temperature changes. Ecography 42(1): 214-224 doi: 10.1111/ecog.03961
  • Christopher M. Free1, James T. Thorson, Malin L. Pinsky, Kiva L. Oken1, John Wiedenmann, Olaf P. Jensen. Impacts of historical warming on marine fisheries production, Freeet al.,Science363, 979–983 (2019) PDF
  • Simon P. Oliver, Thomas M.Grothues, Amie L.Williams, Voltaire Cerna, Medel Silvos, Gary Cases, Matthew Reed, Simon Christopher. Risk and resilience: High stakes for sharks making transjurisdictional movements to use a conservation area, Science Direct Biological Conservation Volume 230, February 2019, Pages 58-66

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  • McCann, M., O. Jensen, K. Able, R. Christian, J. Fodrie, J. Johnson, P. Lopez-Duarte, C. Martin, J. Olin, M. Polito, B. Roberts, S. Zeigler. In press. Key taxa in food web responses to stressors: The Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment.
  • Valenti, J. L., T. M. Grothues,and K. W. Able. 2017. Estuarine fish communities along a spatial urbanization gradient. Journal of Coastal Research SI 78:254-268. Pdf

  • Vastano, A.R., K.W. Able, O.P. Jensen, P.C. Lopez-Duarte, C.W. Martin, B.J. Roberts. 2017. Age Validation and Seasonal Growth Patterns of a Subtropical Marsh Fish: The Gulf Killifish, Fundulus grandis. Environmental Biology of Fishes. Pdf

  • Provost, M., Berlinksy, D., and Jensen, O.P. 2017. Influence of size, age, and spawning season on sex change in Black Sea Bass. Marine & Coastal Fisheries. 9:126-138. Pdf

  • Hilborn, R., Amoroso, R., Bogazzi, E., Jensen, O.P., Parma, A., Szuwalski, C., and C.J. Walters. 2017. When does fishing forage species affect their predators? Fisheries Research. 191: 211-221 Pdf

  • Vasslides, J.M., Townsend, H., Belton, T., and Jensen, O.P. 2017. Modeling the effects of a power plant decommissioning on an estuarine food web. Estuaries & Coasts. 40:604-616. Pdf
  • Able, K.W., J.L. Valenti, and T.M. Grothues. 2017. Fish larval supply to and within a lagoonal estuary: Multiple sources for Barnegat Bay, New Jersey. Environmental Biology of Fishes. DOI: 10.1007/s10641-017-0595-0.

  • McCann, M. J., K. W. Able, R. R. Christian, F. J. Fodrie, O. P. Jensen, J. J. Johnson, P. C. López-Duarte, C. W. Martin, J. A. Olin, M. J. Polito, B. J. Roberts, and S. L. Ziegler. 2017. Key taxa in food web responses to stressors: the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment DOI: 10.1002/fee.1474.

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  • Lopez-Duarte, P. C., F. J. Fodrie, O. P. Jensen, A. Whitehead, F. Galvez, B. Dubansky, and K. W. Able. 2016. Is exposure to Macondo oil reflected in the otolith chemistry of marsh-resident fish? PLoS ONE 11(9):, doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0162699.
  • Grothues, T. M., J. L. Rackovan, and K. W. Able. 2016. Modification of nektonic fish distribution by piers and pile fields in an urban estuary. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 485:47-56.
  • Rashid, K. H., O. P. Jensen, and K. Able. 2016. Histological and hormonal changes towards the spawning season of female killifish Fundulus heteroclitus from the Great Bay in New Jersey, U.S.A. International Journal of PharmTech Research 9(7): 250-256.
  • Able, Kenneth W. 2016. Natural history: An approach whose time has come, passed, and needs to be resurrected. ICES Journal of Marine Science, doi: 10.1093/icesjms/fsw049.

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  • Jones, K.M.M., and K. W. Able. 2015. Abundance and diet of predatory fishes in Phragmites, treated Phragmites, and natural Spartina marshes in Delaware Bay. Estuaries and Coasts DOI 10.1007/s12237-014-9883-5.
  • Turnure, J. T., T. M. Grothues, and K. W. Able. 2015. Seasonal residency of adult weakfish (Cynoscion regalis) in a small temperate estuary based on acoustic telemetry: A local perspective of a coast wide phenomenon. Environmental Biology of Fishes 98:1207-1221.
  • Turnure, J. T., K. W. Able, and T. M. Grothues. 2015. Patterns of intra-estuarine movement in adult weakfish (Cynoscion regalis): evidence of site-affinity at seasonal and diel scales. Fishery Bulletin 113:167-179.
  • Able, K.W., J. M. Smith, and J. Caridad. 2015. American eel supply to an estuary and tributaries: Spatial variation in Barnegat Bay, NJ. Northeastern Naturalist 22(1):53-68.
  • Able, K. W., and F. J. Fodrie. 2015. Distribution and dynamics of habitat use by juvenile and adult flatfishes. Pp. 242-282 In: R. N. Gibson, R. D. M. Nash, A. J. Geffen, and H. W. Van der Veer (Eds.), Flatfishes: Biology and Exploitation (2nd edition), John Wiley and Sons Ltd., West Sussex, UK.
  • Able, K. W., P. C. Lopez-Duarte, F. J. Fodrie, O. P. Jensen, C. W. Martin, B.J. Roberts, J. Valenti, K. O’Connor, and S.C. Halbert. 2015. Fish Assemblages in Louisiana Salt Marshes: Effects of the Macondo Oil Spill. Estuaries and Coasts 38:1385-1398 (DOI: 10.1007/s12337-014-9890-6).
  • Reiss, P., and T. M. Grothues. 2015. Geometric morphometric analysis of cyclical body shape changes in color pattern variants of Cichla temensis Humboldt, 1821 (Perciformes: Cichlidae) demonstrates reproductive energy allocation. Neotropical Ichthyology 13(1): 103-112.

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  • Able, K. W., T. M. Grothues, J. M. Morson and K. E. Coleman. 2014. Temporal variation in winter flounder recruitment at the southern margin of their range: Is the decline due to increasing temperatures? H. Hjort Memorial Issue, ICES Journal of Marine Science 71(8):2186-2191 (DOI: 10.1093/icesjms/fsu094).
  • Fodrie, F. J., K. W. Able, F. Galvez, K. L. Heck, Jr., O. P. Jensen, P. C. Lopez-Duarte, C. W. Martin, R. E. Turner, and A. Whitehead. 2014. Integrating organismal and population responses of estuarine fishes in Macondo spill research. BioSience 64:778-788.
  • Able, K. W., T. M. Grothues, J. L. Rackovan, and F. E. Buderman. 2014. Application of mobile dual-frequency identification sonar (DIDSON) to fish in estuarine habitats. Northeastern Naturalist 21(2):192-209.
  • Jones, K.M.M., P.E. McGrath, and K.W. Able. 2014. White perch Morone americana (Gmelin, 1789) habitat choice and movements: Comparisons between Phragmites-invaded and Spartina reference marsh creeks based on acoustic telemetry. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology. 455: 14-21.
  • Musumeci, V. L., K. W. Able, M. C. Sullivan, and J. M. Smith. 2014. Estuarine predator-prey interactions in the early life history of two eels (Anguilla rostrata and Conger oceanicus). Environmental Biology of Fishes 97:929-938.
  • Able, K.W., T.M. Grothues, J.T. Turnure, M.A. Malone, and G.A. Henkes. 2014. Dynamics of residency and egress in selected estuarine fishes: evidence from acoustic telemetry. Environmental Biology of Fishes. 97(1): 91-102.
  • Eiler, J. H., T. M. Grothues, J. A. Dobarro, and M. M. Masuda. 2014. Comparing autonomous underwater vehicle (AUV) and vessel-based tracking performance for locating acoustically-tagged fish. Marine Fisheries Review 75(4):27-42.

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  • Able, K.W., T.M. Grothues, I.M. Kemp. 2013. Fine-scale distribution of pelagic fishes realtive to a large urban pier. Marine Ecology Progress Series. 476: 185-198.
  • Able, K.W., M.J. Wuenschel, T.M. Grothues, J. Vasslides, and P. Rowe. 2013. Do surf zones in New Jersey provide “nursery” habitat for southern fishes? Environmental Biology of Fishes. 96:661-675.
  • Wuenschel, M.J., K.W. Able, J.M. Vasslides and D.M. Byrne. 2013. Habitat and diet overlap of 4 piscivorous fishes: variation on the inner continental shelf off New Jersey. Fishery Bulletin 111:352-369.
  • Grothues, T. M. and W. C. Davis. 2013. Sound Pressure Level Weighting of the Center of Activity Method to Approximate Sequential Fish Positions from Acoustic Telemetry. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences. 70(9): 1359-1371(13)
  • Biesinger, Z, B. M. Bolker, D. Marcinek, T. M. Grothues, J. A. Dobarro, W. J. Lindberg. 2013. Testing an autonomous acoustic telemetry positioning system. Limnology and Oceanography: Methods 448:46-56.

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  • Yergey, M.E., T.M. Grothues, K.W. Able, C. Crawford and K. DeCristofer. 2012. Evaluating discard mortality of summer flounder (Paralichys dentatus) in the commercial trawl fishery: Developing acoustic telemetry techniques. Fisheries Research. 115-116: 72-81.
  • Able, K.W., D.N. Vivian, G. Petruzzelli, S.M. Hagan. 2012. Connectivity among salt marsh subhabitats: residency and movements of the mummichog (Fundulus heteroclitus). Estuaries and Coasts. 35: 743-753.
  • Wuenschel, M., K.W. Able, J. Buckel, J. Morley, T. Lankford, A. Branson, D. Conover, D. Drisco, A. Jordaan, K. Dunton, D. Secor, R. Woodland, F. Juanes, and D. Stormer. 2012. Recruitment patterns and habitat use of young-of-the-year bluefish along the United States east coast: insights from coordinated coastwide sampling. Reviews in Fisheries Science 20(2): 80-102.
  • Able, K.W., T. M. Grothues, J.T. Turnure, D.M. Byrne, and P. Clerkin. 2012. Distribution, movements, and habitat use of small striped bass (Morone saxatilis) across multiple spatial scales. Fishery Bulletin 110: 176-192.
  • Reiss, P., K.W. Able, M.S. Nunes, T. Hrbek. 2012. Color pattern variation in Cichla temensis (Perciformes: Cichlidae): Resolution based on morphological, molecular, and reproductive data. Neotropical Ichthyology. 10(1): 59-70.
  • Kimball, M.E., and K.W. Able. 2012. Tidal migrations of intertidal salt marsh creek nekton examined with underwater video. Northeast Naturalist 19(3): 475-486.
  • Wuenschel, M.J., J.A. Hare, M.E. Kimball and K.W. Able. 2012. Evaluating juvenile thermal tolerance as a contraint on adult range of gray snapper (Lutjanus griseus): a combined laboratory, field and modeling approach. Journal of Experiemental Marine Biology and Ecology 436-437: 19-27.
  • Grothues, T.M., K.W. Able, and J.H. Pravatiner. 2012. Winter flounder (Pseudoplueronectes americanus Walbaum) burial in estuaries: acoustic telemetry triumph and tribulations. Journal of Experimental Biology and Ecology. 438: 125-136.

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  • Able, K.W., M.C. Sullivan, J.A. Hare, G. Bath-Martin, J.C. Taylor, and R. Hagan. 2011. Larval abundance of summer flounder (Paralichys dentatus) as a measure of recruitment and stock status. Fisheries Bulletin 109:68-78.
  • Toth, J.L., A.A. Hohn, K.W. Able, and A.M. Gorgone. 2011. Patterns of seasonal occurence, distribution and site fidelity of coastal bottlenose dolphins (Tursions truncatus) in southern New Jersey, U.S.A. Marine Mammal Science 27(1):94-110.
  • Able, K.W., T.M. Grothues, P.M. Rowe, M.J. Wuenschel, and J.M. Vasslides. 2011. Near-surface larval and juvenile fish in coastal habitats: comparisons between the inner shelf and an estuary in the New York Bight during summer and fall. Estuaries and Coasts 34(4):726-738.
  • Able, K.W., D. M. Allen, J.A. Hare, D.E. Hoss, K.E. Marancik, G. Bath-Martin, P.M. Powles, D.E. Richardson, J.C. Taylor, H.J. Walsh, S.M. Warlen and C.Wenner. 2011. Life history and habitat use of the speckled eel worm, Myrophis punctatus, along the east coast of the United States. Environmental biology of Fishes 92: 237-259.
  • Toth, J.L., A.A. hohn, K.W. Able, and A.M. Gorgone. 2011. Defining bottlenose dolphin (Tursiops truncatus) population units based on environmental, physical, and behavioral characteristics. Marine Mammal Science. DOI: 10.1007/s10641-011-9837-8.

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  • Able, K.W., D.H. Wilber, A. muzeni-Corino, and D.G. Clarke. Spring and summer larval fish assemblages in the surf zone and nearshore off northern New Jersey, USA. Estuaries and Coasts 33: 211-222.
  • Kimball, M.E., K.W. Able, and T.M. Grothues. 2010. Evaluation of long-term response of intertidal creek nekton to Phragmites australis (Common Reed) removal in oligohaline Delaware Bay salt marshes. Restoration Ecology 18(5): 772-779.
  • Able, K.W., J. Dobarro, and A.M. Muzeni-Corino. 2010. An evaluation of boat basin dredging effects: response of fishes and crabs in a New Jersey estuary. North American Journal of Fisheries Management 30:1001-1015.
  • Grothues, T. M. J. Dobarro and J. Eiler. 2010 Collecting, interpreting, and merging fish telemetry data from an AUV: Remote sensing from an already remote platform. Proceedings of AUV 2010, Monterey Bay, CA. Autonomous Underwater Vehicles (AUV), 2010 IEEE/OES. 9 pages.
  • Grothues, T. M., J. Dobarro. 2010. Fish telemetry and positioning from an autonomous underwater vehicle (AUV). Proceedings of Martech09, Barcelona, Spain.

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  • Able, K.W., Sakowicz, G. and J. Lamonaca. 2009. Scale formation in selected fundulid and cyrinodontid fishes. Ichthyological Research 56: 1-9.
  • Able, K.W., K.M.M. Jones and D.A. Fox. 2009. Large nektonic fishes in marsh creek habitats in the Delaware Bay estuary. Northeastern Naturalist 16(1): 27-44.
  • Wuenschel, M.J., K.W. Able, and D. Byrne. 2009. Seasonal patterns of winter flounder Pseudoplueronectes americanus abundance and reproductive condition on th eNew York Bight continental shelf. Journal of Fish Biology 74: 1508-1524.
  • Neuman, M.J. and K.W. Able. 2009. Overwinter growth and mortality of young-of-the-year windowpanes: cohort-specific responses. Marine and Coastal Fisheries: Dynamics, Management and Ecosystem Science 1: 133-142.
  • Grothues, T.M., K.W. Able, J. Carter and T.W. Arienti. 2009 Migration patterns of striped bass through nonnatal estuaries of the U.S. Atlantic coast. Pp. 135-160 In: Haro, A.J., K.L. Smith, R.A. Rulifson, C.M. Moffitt, R.J. Klaida, M.J. Dadswell, R.A. Cunjak, J.E. Cooper, K.L. Beal, and T.S. Avery (eds.) 2009. Challenges for Diadromous Fishes in a Dynamic Global Environment. American Fisheries Society Symposium 69, Bethesda, Maryland.
  • Sullivan, M.C., M.J. Wuenschel and K.W. Able. 2009. Inter- and intra-estuary variability in ingress, condition, and settlement of the American eel Anguilla rostrata: implications for estimating and understanding recruitment. Journal of Fish Biology 74: 1949-1969.
  • Hunter, K.L., M.G. Fox, and K.W. Able. 2009. Influences of flood frequency, temperature and population density on migration of Fundulus heteroclitus in semi-isolated marsh pond habitats. Marine Ecology Progress Series 391: 85-96.
  • Grothues, T. M., J. Dobarro, A. Higgs, J. Ladd, G. Niezgoda, D. Miller. 2009. Use of a multi-sensored AUV to telemeter tagged Atlantic sturgeon and map their spawning habitat in the Hudson River, USA. Proceedings of the 2008 Autonomous Underwater Vehicle (AUV) workshop. Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute, Woods Hole, Massachusetts. Autonomous Underwater Vehicles, 2008. AUV 2008. IEEE/OES. 7 pages
  • Grothues. T. M. 2009. A review of acoustic telemetry technology and a perspective on diversification in coastal tracking arrays. pg 77-90 In: Nielsen, J.L.; Arrizabalaga, H.; Fragoso, N.; Hobday, A.; Lutcavage, M.; Sibert, J. (Eds.) Tagging and Tracking of Marine Animals with Electronic Devices. 400 p. Reviews: Methods and Technologies in Fish Biology and Fisheries, Vol. 9.
  • Mann, D. and T. M. Grothues. 2009. Short-term upwelling events modulate fish sound production at a Mid-Atlantic observatory. Marine Ecology Progress Series 375:65-76.

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  • Able, K.W., T.M. Grothues, S.M. Hagan, M.E. Kimball, D.M. Nemerson and G.L. Taghon. 2008.  Long-term response of fishes and other fauna to restoration of former salt hay farms: multiple measures of restoration success.  Reviews in Fish Biology and Fisheries 18:65-97.
  • Vassilides, J.M. and K.W. Able. 2008a. Importance of shoreface sand ridges as habitat for fishes off the northeast coast of the United States. Fishery Bulletin 106: 93-107.
  • Hagan, S.M. and K.W. Able. 2008. Diel variation in the pelagic fish assemblage in a temperate estuary. Estuaries and Coasts 31: 33-42.
  • Wuenschel, M.J. and Able. 2008. Swimming ability of eels (Anguilla rostrata, Conger oceanicus) at estuarine ingress: contrasting patterns of cross-shelf transport? Marine Biology 154: 775-786.
  • Sackett, D.K., K.W. Able and T.M. Grothues. 2008. Habitat dynamics of summer flounder, Paralichthys dentatus, within a shallow USA estuary, based on multiple approaches using acoustic telemetry. Marine Ecology Progress Series 364: 199-212.
  • Peterson, C.H., K.W. Able, C.F. DeJong, M.F. Piehler, C.A. Simenstad, and J.B. Zedler. 2008. Practical proxies for tidal marsh ecosystem services: Application to injury and restoration. Pp. 221-266 in D.W. Sims (ed.) Advaces in Marine Biology, Vol 54. Academic Press. Elsevier Inc., San Diego, CA.
  • Vassilides, J.M., and K.W. Abe. 2008b. Abundance and diet of three sciaenid fishes in southern New Jersey: an assessment of habitat value for shoreface sand ridges. Bulletin NJ Academy of Science 53(1): 1-8.
  • Able, K.W. and M.C. Curran. 2008 Winter mortality in some temperate young-of-the-year fishes. bulletin of the NJ Academy of Science 53(2): 1-5.

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  • Kimball, M.E. and K. W. Able.  2007.   Tidal utilization of nekton in Delaware Bay restored and reference intertidal salt marsh creeks.  Estuaries and Coasts 30(6):1075-1087.
  • Grothues, T. M. and K. W. Able. 2007.  Scaling acoustic telemetry of bluefish Pomatomus saltatrix in an estuarine observatory: detection and habitat use patterns.  Transactions of the American Fisheries Society 136:1511-1510.
  • Able, K.W., J.H. Balletto, S.M. Hagan, P.R. Jivoff, and K. Strait.  2007.  Linkages between salt marshes and other nekton habitats in Delaware Bay, USA. Reviews in Fisheries Science 15:1-61.
  • Kimball, M. E. and K. W. Able. 2007. Nekton utilization of intertidal salt marsh creeks: tidal influences in natural Spartina, invasive Phragmites, and marshes treated for Phragmites removal. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 346:87-101.
  • Taylor, D.L., R. Nichols and K.W. Able. 2007. Habitat selection and quality for multiple cohorts of young of the year Bluefish Pomatomus saltatrix: comparisons between estuarine and ocean beaches in southern NJ. Estuarine Coastal and Shelf Science 73:667-679.
  • Sackett, D.K., K.W. Able and T.M. Grothues.  2007.  Dynamics of summer flounder, Paralichthys dentatus, seasonal migrations based on ultrasonic telemetry. Estuarine Coastal and Shelf Sciences 74:119-130.
  • Able, K.W. and T.M. Grothues. 2007. An approach to understanding habitat dynamics of flatfishes: advantages of biotelemetry. Journal of Sea Research 58:1-7.
  • Able, K.W. and T.M. Grothues. 2007. Diversity of estuarine movements of striped bass (Morone saxatilis): a synoptic examination of an estuarine system in southern New Jersey. Fishery Bulletin 105:426-435.
  • Ng, C., K. W. Able and T. M. Grothues. 2007. Habitat use, site fidelity and movement of adult striped bass in a southern New Jersey estuary based on mobile acoustic telemetry. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society 136:1344-1355.
  • Able, K.W., P.J. Clarke, R.C. Chambers and D.A. Witting.  2007. Transitions in the morphological features, habitat use, and diet of young-of-the-year goosefish (Lophius americanus). Fishery Bulletin 105:457-469.
  • Rountree, R.A. and K.W. Able.  2007.  Spatial and temporal habitat use patterns for salt marsh nekton: implications for ecological functions.  Aquatic Ecology 41: 25-45.
  • Able, K.W., S.M. Hagan, K. Kovitvongsa, S.A. Brown and J.C. Lamonaca.. 2007.  Piscivory by the mummichog Fundulus heteroclitus: Evidence from the laboratory and salt marshes. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 345:26-37.
  • Hagan, S.M., S.A. Brown and K.W. Able. 2007.  Production of mummichog Fundulus heteroclitus: response in marshes treated for common reed Phragmites australis removal.  Wetlands (27) 1: 54-67.
  • Hunter, K.L., M. Fox and K.W. Able. 2007.  Habitat influences on reproductive allocation and growth of the mummichog (Fundulus heteroclitus) in a coastal salt marsh. Marine Biology 151: 617-627.
  • Hare, J.A. and K.W. Able.  2007.  Mechanistic links between climate and fisheries along the east coast of the United States: explaining population outbursts of Atlantic croaker (Micropogonias undulatus).  Fisheries Oceanography 16:1, 31-45.

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  • Able, K.W. and J.T. Duffy-Anderson.  2006.  Impacts of piers on juvenile fishes and selected invertebrates in the lower Hudson River.  Pp 429-440  In: The Hudson River, J. Levinton and C. Hiles (eds.), Cambridge University Press, New York.
  • Able, K.W., S.M. Hagan and S.A. Brown.  2006.  Habitat use, movement and growth of young-of-the-year Fundulus spp. in southern New Jersey salt marshes: comparisons based on tag/recapture.  Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 335 (2006) 177-187.
  • Able, K. W.  & J.C.  Lamonaca. 2006. Scale formation in selected western North Atlantic flatfishes. Journal of Fish Biology 68: 1679-1692.
  • Sullivan, M.C., R.K. Cowen, K.W. Able, and M.P. Fahay.  2006. Applying the basin model: Assessing habitat suitability of young-of-the-year demersal fishes on the New York Bight continental shelf. Continental Shelf Research 26:1551-1570.
  • Hunter, K.L., D.A. Fox, L.M. Brown, and K.W. Able.  2006.  Responses of resident marsh fishes to stages of Phragmites australis invasion in three mid-Atlantic estuaries, U.S.A. Estuaries and Coasts 29(3):487-498.
  • Taylor, D.L. and K.W. Able.  2006. Cohort dynamics of summer-spawned bluefish as determined by length-frequency and otolith microstructure analyses.  Trans. Am. Fish. Soc. 135: 955-969
  • Taylor, D.L., P.M. Rowe and K. W. Able.  2006. Habitat use of the inner continental shelf off southern New Jersey by summer-spawned bluefish (Pomatomus saltatrix).  Fishery Bulletin 104: 593-604.
  • Sullivan, M.C., K.W. Able, J.A. Hare and H.J. Walsh.  2006. Anguilla rostrata glass eel ingress into two U.S. east coast estuaries: patterns, processes and implications for adult abundance. Journal of Fish Biology 69:1081-1101.
  • Able, K.W., M.P. Fahay, D.A. Witting, R.S. McBride and S.M. Hagan.  2006.  Fish settlement in the ocean vs. estuary: comparison of pelagic larval and settled juvenile composition and abundance from southern New Jersey, USA.  Est. Coast. Shelf Sci.  66: 280-290.

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  • Able, K.W., M.J. Neuman and H. Wennhage. 2005. Ecology of the adult and juvenile stages: distribution and dynamics of habitat associations. pp. 164-184. In: R.N. Gibson (editor), Flatfishes: Biology and Exploitation Blackwell Publishing, Oxford, U.K.
  • Able, K.W. 2005. A reexamination of fish estuarine dependence: evidence for connectivity between estuarine and ocean habitats. Est Coast Shelf Sci. 64: 5-17.
  • Nemerson, D.M. and K.W. Able. 2005. Juvenile sciaenid fishes respond favorably to marsh restoration in Delaware Bay. Ecological Engineering. 25: 260-274.
  • Grothues, T.M., K.W. Able, J. McDonnell and M.M. Sisak. 2005. An estuarine observatory for real-time telemetry of migrant macrofauna: design, performance and constraints. Limnology and Oceanography Methods 3: 275-289.

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  • Able, K.W., D.M. Nemerson and T.M. Grothues.  2004. Evaluating salt marsh restoration in Delaware Bay: analysis of fish response at former salt hay farms.  Estuaries 27(1): 58-69.
  • Correia, A.T., K.W. Able, C. Antunes, and J. Coimbra.  2004.  Early life history of the American conger eel (Conger oceanicus) as revealed by otolith microstructure and microchemistry of metamophosing leptocephali.  Mar. Biol. 145: 477-488.
  • Nemerson, D.M. and K.W. Able.  2004.  Spatial patterns in diet and distribution of juveniles of four fish species in Delaware Bay marsh creeks: factors influencing fish abundance.  Mar. Ecol. Prog. Ser. 276: 249-262
  • Neuman, M.J., G. Ruess and K.W. Able.  2004.  Species composition and food habitats of dominant predators in salt marshes in an urbanized estuary, the Hackensack Meadowlands, New Jersey.  Urban Habitats: History, Ecology and Restoration of a Degraded Urban Wetland 2(1): 3-22.
  • Chitty, J.D. and K.W. Able. 2004.   Habitat use, movements and growth of the sheepshead minnow, Cyprinodon variegatus, in a restored salt marsh.  The Bulletin of the New Jersey Academy of Science 49(2): 1-8.

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  • Gillanders, B.M., K.W. Able, J.A. Brown, D.B. Eggleston and P. F. Sheridan.  2003.  Evidence of connectivity between juvenile and adult habitats for mobile marine fauna: an important component of nurseries.  Marine Ecology Progress Series 247: 281-295.
  • Martino, E. and K.W. Able.  2003.  Fish assemblages across the marine to low salinity transition zone of a temperate estuary.  Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science 56(5-6): 967-985.
  • Hagan, S.M. and K.W. Able.  2003.  Seasonal changes of the pelagic fish assemblage in a temperate estuary.  Est. Coast. Shelf Sci. 56(1): 15-29.
  • Neuman, M.J. and K.W. Able.  2003.  Inter-cohort differences in spatial and temporal settlement patterns of young-of-the-year windowpane, Scophthalmus aquosus, in southern New Jersey.  Est. Coast. Shelf Sci. 56: 527-538.
  • Able, K.W., S. M. Hagan and S.A. Brown.  2003.  Mechanisms of marsh habitat alteration due to Phragmites: Response of young-of-the-year mummichog (Fundulus heteroclitus) to treatment for Phragmites removal.  Estuaries 26(2B): 484-494.
  • Currin, C.A., S.C. Wainright, K.W. Able, M.P. Weinstein and C.M. Fuller.  2003.  Determination of food web support and trophic position of the mummichog, Fundulus heteroclitus, in New Jersey smooth cordgrass (Spartina alterniflora), common reed (Phragmites australis) and restored salt marshes.  Estuaries 26(2B): 495-510
  • Raichel, D.L., K.W. Able, and J.M. Hartman.  2003.  The influence of Phragmites (common reed) on the distribution, abundance and potential prey of a resident marsh fish in the Hackensack Meadowlands, New Jersey.  Estuaries 26(2B): 511-521.
  • Grothues, T.M. and K.W. Able.  2003.  Response of juvenile fish assemblages in tidal salt marsh creeks treated for Phragmites removal.  Estuaries 26(2B): 563-573.
  • Grothues, T.M. and K.W. Able.  2003.  Discerning vegetation and environmental correlates with subtidal marsh fish assemblage dynamics during Phragmites eradication efforts: interannual trend measures.  Estuaries 26(2B): 574-586.
  • Jivoff, P.R. and K.W. Able.  2003.  Blue crab, Callinectes sapidus, response to the invasive common reed, Phragmites australis:  Abundance, size, sex ratio and molting frequency.  Estuaries. 26(2B): 587-595.
  • Jivoff, P. and K.W. Able.  2003.   Evaluating salt marsh restoration in Delaware Bay: the response of blue crabs, Callinectes sapidus, at former salt hay farms.  Estuaries 26(3): 709-719
  • Teo, S.L.H. and K.W. Able.  2003.  Habitat use and movement of the mummichog (Fundulus heteroclitus) in a restored salt marsh.  Estuaries 26(3): 720-730.
  • Smith, K.J. and K.W. Able.  2003.  Dissolved oxygen dynamics in salt marsh pools and its potential impacts on fish assemblages.  Mar. Ecol. Prog. Ser. 258: 223-232.
  • Bell, G.W., D.A. Witting and K.W. Able.  2003.  Aspects of metamorphosis and habitat use in the Conger eel,  Conger oceanicus. Copeia. 2003(3):544-552.
  • Sullivan, M.C., R.K. Cowen, K.W. Able, and M.P. Fahay.  2003.  Effects of anthropogenic and natural disturbance on a recently settled continental shelf flatfish. Mar. Ecol. Prog. Ser. 260: 237-253.
  • Light, P.R. and K.W. Able.  2003.  Juvenile menhaden (Brevoortia tyrannus) in Delaware Bay, USA, are the result of local and long-distance recruitment.  Est. Coast. Shelf Sci. 57: 1007-1014.
  • Nemerson, D.M. and K.W. Able.  2003.  Spatial and temporal patterns in the distribution and feeding habits of Moronesaxatilis, in marsh creeks of Delaware Bay, USA.   Fisheries Management and Ecology.   20: 337-348.
  • Duffy-Anderson, J.T., J. P. Manderson and K.W. Able.  2003. A characterization of juvenile fish assemblages around man-made structure in the New York-New Jersey harbor estuary, U.S.A.  Bulletin of Marine Science 72(3): 877-889.
  • Miller, M.J., D.N. Nemerson and K.W. Able. 2003.  Seasonal distribution, abundance and growth of young-of-the-year Atlantic croaker, Micropogonias undulatus, in Delaware Bay and adjacent marshes.  Fish. Bull.  101(1): 100-115.
  • Minello, T.J., K.W. Able, M.P. Weinstein and C.G. Hays.  2003.  Salt marshes as nurseries for nekton: testing hypotheses on density, growth, and survival through meta-analysis.  Marine Ecology Progress Series. 246: 39-59.
  • Diaz, R.J., G.R. Cutter and K.W. Able. 2003.  The importance of physical and biogenic structure to juvenile fishes on the shallow inner continental shelf.  Estuaries 26(1): 12-20.
  • Able, K.W. and S.M. Hagan.  2003.  The impact of common reed, Phragmites australis, on Essential Fish Habitat: Influence on reproduction, embryological development and larval abundance of mummichog (Fundulus heteroclitus). Estuaries 26(1): 40-50.
  • Teo, S.L.H. and K.W. Able.  2003.  Growth and production of the mummichog (Fundulus heteroclitus) in a restored salt marsh.  Estuaries 26(1): 51-63.
  • Able, K.W., P. Rowe, M. Burlas, and D. Byrne.  2003.  Use of ocean and estuarine habitats by young-of-year bluefish (Pomatomus saltatrix) in the New York Bight Fish. Bull 101: 201-214.

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  • Able, K.W., M.P. Fahay, K.L. Heck Jr., C.T. Roman, M.A. Lazzari and S.C. Kaiser. 2002. Seasonal distribution and abundance of fishes and decapod crustaceans in a Cape Cod estuary. Northeastern Naturalist .9(3):285-302.
  • Able, K.W. and R.K. Cowen. 2002. Seasonal distributions and abundance of lobster (Homarus americanus) postlarvae in the New York Bight and an adjacent estuary. Bulletin of the New Jersey Academy of Sciences. 47(2):15-20.
  • Warlen, S.M., K.W. Able and E. Laban. 2002. Recruitment of larval Atlantic menhaden (Brevoortia tyrannus) to North Carolina and New Jersey estuaries: evidence for larval transport northward along the east coast of the United States. Fish. Bull. 100(3):609-623.
  • Able, K.W. 2002. Tilefishes: Family Malacanthidae. pp. 397-400 In B.B. Collette and G. Klein-MacPhee (eds.) Bigelow and Schroeder’s Fishes of the Gulf of Maine. Smithsonian Institution Press, 3rd edition.
  • Able, K.W. 2002. Sea snails: Family Liparidae. pp. 368-374 In B.B. Collette and G. Klein-MacPhee (eds.) Bigelow and Schroeder’s Fishes of the Gulf of Maine. Smithsonian Institution Press, 3rd edition.
  • Able, K.W. 2002. Killifishes: Family Fundulidae pp. 292-297 In B.B. Collette and G. Klein-MacPhee (eds.) Bigelow and Schroeder’s Fishes of the Gulf of Maine. Smithsonian Institution Press, 3rd edition.
  • Miller, M.J., P. M. Rowe and K.W. Able. 2002. Occurrence and growth rates of young-of-year northern kingfish, Menticirrhus saxatilis, on ocean and estuarine beaches in southern New Jersey. Copeia 3: 815-823.
  • Neuman, M.J. and K.W. Able. 2002. Quantification of ontogenetic transitions during the early life of a flatfish, windowpane, Scophthalmus aquosus (Pleuronectiformes Scophthalmidae). Copeia 3: 597-609.
  • Curran, M.C., and K.W. Able. 2002. Annual stability in the use of coves near inlets as settlement areas for winter flounder (Pseudopleuronectes americanus). Estuaries. 25(2):227-234.
  • Goldberg, R., B. Phelan, J. Pereira, S. Hagan, P. Clark, A. Bejda, A. Calabrese, A. Studholme and K.W. Able. 2002. Variability in the distribution and abundance of young-of-the-year winter flounder, Pseudopleuronectes americanus, across habitat types in three northeastern U.S. estuaries. Estuaries. 25(2):215-226.
  • McBride, R.S., M.P. Fahay and K.W. Able. 2002. Larval and settlement periods of the northern searobin (Prionotus carolinus) and the striped searobin (P. evolans). Fish. Bull. 100:63-73.
  • Miller, M.J. and K.W. Able. 2002. Movements and growth of tagged young-of-the-year Atlantic croaker, Micropogonias undulatus, in restored and reference marsh creeks in Delaware Bay. J. Exp. Mar. Biol. Ecol. . 267: 15-38.
  • Bologna. P.A.X. 2002. Growth of juvenile winter flounder (Pseudopleuronectes americanus) among eelgrass (Zostera marina) habitats in Little Egg Harbor, New Jersey. Bull. N.J. Acad. Sci. 47(1):7-12.

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  • Bologna, P.A.X., A. Wilbur and K.W. Able. 2001. Reproduction, population structure, and recruitment failure in a bay scallop (Argopecten irradians Lamarck) population from coastal New Jersey, USA. J. Shellfish Research 20(1): 89-96.
  • Jivoff, P.R. and K.W. Able. 2001. Characterization of the fish and selected decapods in Little Egg Harbor. Journal of Coastal Research SI (32): 178-196.
  • Metzger, C.V., J.T. Duffy-Anderson, and K.W. Able. 2001. Effects of a municipal pier on growth of young-of-the year Atlantic tomcod (Microgadus tomcod): A study in the Hudson River estuary. Bull. NJ Acad. Sci. 46(1): 5-10.
  • Sogard, S.M., K.W. Able and S.M. Hagan. 2001. Long-term assessment of settlement and growth of juvenile winter flounder (Pseudopleuronectes americanus) in New Jersey estuaries. J. Sea Res. 45(3-4): 189-204.
  • Beck, M.W., K.L. Heck Jr., K.W. Able, D. Childers, D. Eggleston, B.M. Gillanders, B. Halpern, C. Hays, K. Hoshino, T. Minello, R. Orth, P. Sheridan and M. Weinstein. 2001. The identification, conservation, and management of estuarine and marine nurseries for fish and invertebrates. Bioscience 51(8): 633-641.
  • Hales, L.S. Jr. and K.W. Able. 2001. Winter mortality, growth, and behavior of young-of-the-year of four coastal marine fishes in New Jersey (USA) waters. Marine Biology 139: 45-54.
  • Duffy-Anderson, J.T. and K.W. Able. 2001 An assessment of the feeding success of young-of-the-year winter flounder (Pseudopleuronectes americanus) near a municipal pier in the Hudson River estuary, U.S.A. Estuaries 24(3): 430-440.
  • Able, K.W., D. Nemerson, R. Bush and P. Light. 2001. Spatial variation in Delaware Bay (U.S.A.) marsh creek fish assemblages. Estuaries 24(3): 441-452.
  • Neuman, M.J., D.A. Witting and K.W. Able. 2001. Relationships between otolith microstructure, otolith growth, somatic growth, and ontogenetic transition in two cohorts of windowpane. J. Fish Biol. 58: 967-984.
  • Angradi, T.R., S.M. Hagan and K.W. Able. 2001. Vegetation type and the intertidal marcoinvertebrate fauna of a brackish marsh: Phragmites vs. Spartina. Wetlands 21(1): 75-92.

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  • Sullivan, M.C., R.K. Cowen, K.W. Able and M.P. Fahay. 2000. Spatial scaling of recruitment in four continental shelf fishes. Mar. Ecol. Prog. Ser. 207: 141-154.
  • Chant, R.J. M.C. Curran, K.W. Able and S.M. Glenn. 2000. Delivery of winter flounder (Pseudopleuronectes americanus) larvae to settlement habitats in coves near tidal inlets. Estuarine Coastal Shelf Science 51: 529-541.
  • Tupper, M. and K.W. Able. 2000. Movements and food habits of striped bass (Morone saxatilis) in Delaware Bay (USA) salt marshes: comparison of a restored and a reference marsh. Mar. Biol. 137(5/6): 1049-1058.
  • Able, K.W. and S. M. Hagan. 2000. Effects of common reed (Phragmites australis) invasion on marsh surface macrofauna: response of fishes and decapod crustaceans. Estuaries. 23(5): 633-646.
  • Wainright, S.C., M.P. Weinstein, K.W. Able and C.A. Currin. 2000. Relative importance of benthic macroalgae, phytoplankton and the detritus of smooth cordgrass (Spartina) and the common reed (Phragmites) to brackish marsh food webs. Marine Ecology Progress Series. 200: 77-91.
  • Smith, K.J., G. Taghon and K.W. Able. 2000. Trophic linkages in marshes: ontogenetic changes in diet for young-of-the-year mummichog, Fundulus heteroclitus. pp. 221-237 In M. P. Weinstein and D. A. Kreeger (eds.), Concepts and Controversies in Tidal Marsh Ecology. Kluwer Academic Publishing, The Netherlands.
  • Vivian, D.N. J.T. Duffy-Anderson, R.G. Arndt, and K.W. Able. 2000. Feeding habits of young-of-the-year winter flounder, Pseudopleuronectes americanus, in the Hudson River estuary, U.S.A. Bull. N.J. Acad. Sci. 45(2): 1-6.
  • National Research Council (NRC). 2000. Improving the collection, management and use of marine fisheries data. Ocean Studies Board, Commision on Geosciences, Environment, and Resources, National Research Counil. Committee: P. Sullivan, K. Able, C. Jones, K.M. Kaye, B. Knuth, B. Norcross, E. Russek-Cohen, J. Sibert, S. Smith, S.K. Thompson, R. Young, J.G. Pope, E.R. Urban Jr., A. Carlisle. National Academy Press, Washington, D.C.
  • Able, K.W., D. M. Nemerson, P.R. Light and R.O. Bush. 2000. Initial response of fishes to marsh restoration at a former salt hay farm bordering Delaware Bay. pp. 749-773 In M. P. Weinstein and D. A. Kreeger (eds.), Concepts and Controversies in Tidal Marsh Ecology. Kluwer Academic Publishers, The Netherlands.
  • Phelan, B.A., R. Goldberg, A.J. Bejda, J. Pereira, S. Hagan, P. Clark, A.L. Studholme, A. Calabrese and K.W. Able. 2000. Estuarine and habitat-related differences in growth rates of young-of-the-year winter flounder (Pseudopleuronectes americanus) and tautog (Tautoga onitis) in three northeastern US estuaries. J. Exp. Mar. Biol. Ecol. 247: 1-28.

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  • Able, K.W., J.P. Manderson and A.L. Studholme. 1999. Habitat quality for shallow water fishes in an urban estuary: The effects of manmade structures on growth. Mar. Ecol. Prog. Ser. 187: 227-235.
  • McBride, R. S. and K. W. Able. 1998. Ecology and fate of butterflyfishes, Chaetodon spp., in the temperate, Western North Atlantic. Bull. Mar. Sci. 63(2):401-416.
  • Able, K.W. 1999. Measures of juvenile fish habitat quality: examples from a National Estuarine Research Reserve. pp. 134-147 In: L. R. Benaka (ed.) Fish Habitat: Essential Fish Habitat and Rehabilitation. American Fisheries Society Symposium 22, Bethesda, Maryland.
  • Duffy-Anderson, J.T. and K.W. Able. 1999. Effects of municipal piers on the growth of juvenile fish in the Hudson River estuary: a study across the pier edge. Marine Biology 133: 409-418.
  • Witting, D.A., K.W. Able and M.P. Fahay. 1999. Larval fishes of a Middle Atlantic Bight estuary: assemblage structure and temporal stability. Can. J. Fish. Aquat. Sci. 56: 222-230.
  • O’Brien, S.B., M. Landau and K.W. Able. 1999. Sex ratios of two species of spider crabs, Libinia dubia H. Milne Edwards, 1834 and L. emarginata Leach 1815, in the area of Great Bay, New Jersey. Crustaceana 72(2): 187-192.

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  • Able, K.W., J.P. Manderson and A.L. Studholme. 1998. The distribution of shallow water juvenile fishes in an urban estuary: the effects of manmade structures in the lower Hudson River. Estuaries 21(4B): 731-744.
  • Neuman, M.J. and K.W. Able. 1998. Experimental evidence of sediment preference by early life history stages of windowpane, (Scophthalmus aquosus). Journal of Sea Research 40: 33-41.
  • Campbell, B.C. and K.W. Able. 1998. Life history characteristics of the northern pipefish, Syngnathus fuscus, in southern New Jersey. Estuaries 21(3): 470-475.
  • Duval, E.J. and K.W. Able. 1998. Aspects of the life history of the seaboard goby, Gobiosoma ginsburgi, in estuarine and inner continental shelf waters. Bull. N.J. Acad. Sci 43(1): 5-10.
  • Curran, M.C. and K.W. Able. 1998. The value of tethering fishes (winter flounder and tautog) as a tool for assessing predation rates. Mar. Ecol. Prog. Ser. 163: 45-51.
  • McBride, R.S., J.B. O’Gorman and K.W. Able. 1998. Interspecific comparisons of searobin (Prionotus spp.) movements, size structure, and abundance in the temperate western North Atlantic. Fish. Bull. 96(2): 303-314.

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  • Viscido, S.V., D.E. Stearns & K.W. Able. 1997. Seasonal and spatial patterns of an epibenthic decapod crusteacean assemblage in north-west Atlantic continental shelf waters. Est. Coast. Shelf Sci 45: 377-392.
  • Able, K.W. and L.S. Hales, Jr. 1997. Movements of juvenile black sea bass, Centropristis striata, in a southern New Jersey estuary. J. Exp. Mar. Biol. Ecol. 213: 153-167.
  • Rountree, R.A. and K.W. Able. 1997. Noctural fish use of New Jersey marsh creek and adjacent bay shoal habitats. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science 44: 703-711.
  • Able, K.W., D.A. Witting, R.S. McBride, R.A. Rountree, and K.J. Smith. 1996. Fishes of polyhaline estuarine shores in Great Bay – Little Egg Harbor, New Jersey: a case study of seasonal and habitat influences. pp. 335-353 In: Estuarine Shores: Evolution, Environments and Human Alterations. K.F. Nordstrom and C.T. Roman (eds.), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd.
  • Szedlmayer, S.T. and K.W. Able. 1996. Patterns of seasonal availability and habitat use by fishes and decapod crustaceans in a southern New Jersey estuary. Estuaries 19(3): 697-709.
  • Rountree, R.A. and K.W. Able. 1996. Seasonal abundance, growth, and foraging habits of juvenile smooth dogfish, Mustelus canis, in a New Jersey estuary. Fish. Bull. 94: 522-534.
  • Morse, W.W. and K.W. Able. 1995. Distribution and life history of windowpane, Scophthalmus aquosus, off the northwestern United States. Fish. Bull. 93(4):675-693.
  • Witting, D.A. and K.W. Able. 1995. Predation by sevenspine bay shrimp, Crangon septemspinosa, on winter flounder, Pleuronectes americanus, during settlement: laboratory observations. Mar. Ecol. Prog. Series. 123: 23-31.
  • Heck, K.L., Jr., K.W. Able, C.T. Roman and M.P. Fahay. 1995. Composition, abundance, biomass, and production of macrofauna in a New England estuary: comparisons among eelgrass meadows and other nursery habitats. Estuaries 18(2): 379-389.
  • Able, K.W., M.P. Fahay and G.R. Shepherd. 1995. Early life history of black sea bass, Centropristis striata, in the mid-Atlantic Bight and a New Jersey estuary. Fishery Bulletin 93:429-445.
  • Hales, L.S. Jr., and K.W. Able. 1995. Effects of oxygen concentration on somatic and otolith growth rates of juvenile black sea bass, Centropristis striata. pp. 135-153 In: Recent Developments in Fish Otolith Research, D.H. Secor et al. (eds), University of South Carolina Press.

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  • Sogard, S.M. and K.W. Able. 1994. Diel variation in immigration of fishes and decapod crustaceans to artificial seagrass habitat. Estuaries 17(3): 622-630.
  • Able, K.W. and S.C. Kaiser. 1994. Synthesis of summer flounder habitat parameters. NOAA Coastal Ocean Program Decision Analysis Series No. 1, Silver Spring, Md. 68 pp. + biblio. + 3 app.
  • Smith, K. J. and K.W. Able. 1994. Salt-marsh tide pools as winter refuges for the mummichog, Fundulus heteroclitus, in New Jersey. Estuaries 17(1B):226-234.
  • Keefe, M. and K.W. Able. 1994. Contributions of abiotic and biotic factors to settlement in summer flounder, Paralichthys dentatus. Copeia 1994, 2: 458-465.
  • Barshaw, D.E., K.W. Able and K.L. Heck, Jr. 1994. Salt marsh peat reefs as protection for postlarval lobsters Homarus americanus from fish and crab predators: comparisons with other substrates. Mar. Ecol. Prog. Ser. 106:203-206.
  • McBride, R.S. and K.W. Able. 1994. Reproductive seasonality, distribution, and abundance of Prionotus carolinus and P. evolans (Pisces: Triglidae) in the New York Bight. Est. Coast. Shelf Sci. 38: 173-188.
  • Able, K.W., C.B. Grimes, R.S. Jones and D.C. Twichell. 1993. Temporal and spatial variation in habitat characteristics of tilefish (Lopholatilus chamaeleonticeps) off the east coast of Florida. Bull. Mar. Sci. 53(3):1013-1026.
  • Witting, D.A. and K.W. Able. 1993. Effects of body size on probability of predation for juvenile summer and winter flounder based on laboratory experiments. Fish. Bull. 91: 577-581.
  • Rountree, R.A. and K.W. Able. 1993. Diel variation in decapod crustaceans and fish assemblages in New Jersey polyhaline marsh creeks. Est. Coast. Shelf Sci. 37, 181-201.
  • Szedlmayer, S.T. and K.W. Able. 1993. Ultrasonic telemetry of age-0 summer flounder, Paralichthys dentatus, movements in a southern New Jersey estuary. Copeia 3: 728-736.
  • O’Herron, J.C., K.W. Able and R.W. Hastings. 1993. Movements of shortnose sturgeon (Acipenser brevirostrum) in the Delaware River. Estuaries. 16(2): 235-240.
  • Keefe, M. and K.W. Able. 1993. Patterns of metamorphosis in summer flounder, Paralichthys dentatus. J. Fish Biol. 42: 713-728.
  • Rountree, R.A. and K.W. Able. 1992. Foraging habits, growth, and temporal patterns of salt-marsh creek habitat use by young-of-year summer flounder in New Jersey. Trans. Am. Fish. Soc. 121: 765-776.
  • Marteinsdottirs, G. and K.W. Able. 1992. Influence of egg size on embryos and larvae of Fundulus heteroclitus (L.). J. Fish Biol. 41:883-896.
  • Sogard, S.M., K.W. Able and M.P. Fahay. 1992. Early life history of the tautog Tautoga onitis in the Mid-Atlantic Bight. Fish. Bull., U.S. 90:529-539.
  • Szedlmayer, S.T. and K.W. Able. 1992. Validation studies of daily increment formation for larval and juvenile summer flounder, Paralichthys dentatus. Can. J. Fish. Aquat. Sci. 49(9):1856-1862.
  • Sogard, S.M. and K.W. Able. 1992. Growth variation of newly settled winter flounder (Pseudopleuronectes americanus) in New Jersey estuaries as determined by otolith microstructure. Neth. J. Sea Res. 29(1-3):163-172.
  • Able, K.W. 1992. Checklist of New Jersey saltwater fishes. Bull. N.J. Acad. Sci. 37(1): 1-11.
  • Rountree, R.A. and K.W. Able. 1992. Fauna of polyhaline subtidal marsh creeks in southern New Jersey: Composition, abundance and biomass. Estuaries 15(2):171-185.
  • Sogard, S.M. 1992. Variability in growth rates of juvenile fishes in different estuarine habitats. Mar. Ecol. Prog. Ser. 85:35-53.
  • Szedlmayer, S.T., K.W. Able and R. Rountree. 1992. Growth and temperature-induced mortality of young-of-the-year summer flounder (Paralichthys dentatus) in southern New Jersey. Copeia 1992(1): 120-128.
  • Sogard, S.M. and K.W. Able. 1991. A comparison of eelgrass, sea lettuce macroalgae, and marsh creeks as habitats for epibenthic fishes and decapods. Est. Coast. Shelf Sci. 33:501-519.
  • Szedlmayer, S.T., K.W. Able, J.A. Musick and M.P. Weinstein. 1991. Are scale circuli deposited daily in juvenile weakfish Cynoscion regalis? Env. Biol. Fish. 31:87-94.
  • Able, K.W. and D. Flescher. 1991. Distribution and habitat of chain dogfish, Scyliorhinus retifer, in the Mid-Atlantic Bight. Copeia 1991(1):231-234.
  • McBride, R.S. and D.O. Conover. 1991. Recruitment of young-of-the-year bluefish Pomatomus saltatrix to the New York Bight: variation in abundance and growth of spring- and summer- spawned cohorts. Mar. Ecol. Prog. Ser. 78:205-216.
  • Sogard, S.M. 1991. Interpretation of otolith microstructure in juvenile winter flounder (Pseudopleuronectes americanus): ontogentic development, daily increment validation, and somatic growth relationships. Canadian J Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 48(10):1862-1871.
  • Barshaw, D.E. and K.W. Able. 1990. Deep burial as a refuge for lady crabs Ovalipes ocellatus: comparisons with blue crabs Callinectes sapidus. Mar. Ecol. Prog. Ser. 66:75-79.
  • Wilson, K.A., K.A. Able and K.L. Heck, Jr. 1990. Predation rates on juvenile blue crabs in estuarine nursery habitats: Evidence for the importance of macroalgae (Ulva lactuca). Mar. Ecol. Prog. Ser. 58(3):243-251.
  • Roman, C.T., K.W. Able, M.A. Lazzari and K.L. Heck, Jr. 1990. Primary productivity of angiosperm and macroalgae dominated habitats in a New England salt marsh: a comparative analysis. Est. Coast. Shelf. Sci. 30:35-45.
  • Able, K.W., R.E. Matheson, W.W. Morse, M.P. Fahay and G.P. Shepherd. 1990. Patterns of summer flounder (Paralichthys dentatus) early life history in the Mid-Atlantic Bight and New Jersey estuaries. Fish. Bull. U.S. 88(1):1-12.
  • Able, K.W. 1990. Life history patterns of New Jersey salt marsh killifishes. Bull. N.J. Acad. Sci. 35(2):23-30.
  • Wilson, K.A., K.W. Able, and K.L. Heck, Jr. 1990. Habitat use by juvenile blue crabs: a comparison among habitats in southern New Jersey. Bull. Mar. Sci. 46(1):105-114.
  • Lazzari, M.A. and K.W. Able. 1990. Northern pipefish, Syngnathus fuscus, occurrences over the Mid-Atlantic Bight continental shelf: Evidence of seasonal migration. Env. Biol. Fishes. 27:177-185.
  • Heck, K.L., Jr., K.W. Able, M.P. Fahay and C.T. Roman. 1989. Fishes and decapod crustaceans of Cape Cod eelgrass meadows: Species composition, seasonal abundance patterns and comparison with unvegetated substrates. Estuaries. 12(2):59-65.
  • Barshaw, D.E. and K.W. Able. 1990. Tethering as a technique for assessing predation rates in different habitats: an evaluation using juvenile lobsters Homarus americanus. Fish. Bull. U.S. 88:415-417.
  • Able, K.W. 1990. A revision of Arctic snailfishes of the genus Liparis (Scorpaeniformes: Cyclopteridae). Copeia 1990 (2):476-492.

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Prior to 1990

  • Fahay, M.P. and K.W. Able. 1989. White hake, Urophycis tenuis, in the Gulf of Maine: spawning seasonality, habitat use and growth in young of the year and relationships to the Scotian Shelf population. Can. J. Zool. 67:1715-1724.
  • Sogard, S.M. 1989. Colonization of artificial seagrass by fishes and decapod crustaceans: importance of proximity to natural eelgrass. J. Exp. Mar. Biol. Ecol. 133:15-37.
  • Roman, C.T. and K.W. Able. 1988. Production ecology of eelgrass (Zostera marina L.) in a Cape Cod salt marsh-estuarine system, Massachusetts. Aquatic Botany. 32:353-363.
  • Lazzari, M.A., K.W. Able and M.P. Fahay. 1989. Life history and food habits of the grubby, Myoxocephalus aenaeus (Cottidae), in a Cape Cod estuary. Copeia. 1989(1):7-12.
  • Grimes, C.B., C.F. Idelberger, K.W. Able and S.C. Turner. 1988. The reproductive biology of tilefish, Lopholatilus chamaeleonticeps Goode and Bean, from the United States Mid-Atlantic Bight, and the effects of fishing on the breeding system. Fish. Bull. 86(4):745-762.
  • Able, K.W. and J.D. Felley. 1988. Bermuda Fundulus (Pisces: Fundulidae) revisited: Taxonomy of the endemic forms. Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. Phila. 140(2):99-114.
  • Able, K.W., K.L. Heck, Jr., M.P. Fahay and C.T. Roman. 1988. Use of salt-marsh peat reefs by small juvenile lobsters on Cape Cod, Massachusetts. Estuaries. 11(2):83-86.
  • Able, K.W. and R.E. Palmer. 1988. Salinity effects on fertilization success and larval mortality of Fundulus heteroclitus. Copeia 1988(2):345-350.
  • Marteinsdottir, G. and K.W. Able. 1988. Geographic variation in egg size among populations of the mummichog, Fundulus heteroclitus (Pisces: Fundulidae) Copeia 1988 (2):471-478.
  • Levy, A., K.W. Able, C.B. Grimes and P. Hood. 1988. Biology of the Conger eel(Conger oceanicus) in the Mid-Atlantic Bight II. Foods and feeding ecology. Mar. Biol. 98(4)597-600.
  • Hood, P.B., K.W. Able, and C.B. Grimes. 1988. Biology of the conger eel (Conger oceanicus) in the Mid-Atlantic Bight I. Distribution, age, growth, and reproduction. Mar. Biol. 98(4)587-596.
  • Able, K.W. 1988. Book review of Southern Ocean Paraliparis (Liparididae) by Anatole P. Andriashev. Copeia 1988(1): 261-262.
  • Wilson, K.A, K.L. Heck, Jr. and K.W. Able. 1987. Juvenile blue crab Callinectes sapidus, survival: an evaluation of eelgrass, Zostera marina, as refuge. Fish Bull. 85(1):53-58.
  • Vouglitois, J.J., K.W. Able, R.J. Kurtz and K.A. Tighe. 1987. Life history and population dynamics of the bay anchovy in New Jersey. Trans. Amer. Fish. Soc. 116(2):141-153.
  • Palmer, R.E. and K.W. Able. 1987. Effect of acclimation salinity on fertilization success in the mummichog, Fundulus heteroclitus. Physiol. Zool. 60(5):614-621.
  • Andriashev, A.P. and K.W. Able. 1987. Liparis steineni Fischer, a junior synonym of the Arctic Liparidid L. tunicatus Reinhardt. Copeia 1987 (4):1036-1037.
  • Able, K.W., D.C. Twichell, C.B. Grimes, and R.S. Jones. 1987. Sidescan sonar as a tool for detection of demersal fish habitats. Fish. Bull. 85(4):725-736.
  • Able, K.W., D.C. Twichell, C.B. Grimes and R.S. Jones. 1987. Tilefishes of the genus Caulolatilus construct burrows in the sea floor. Bull. Mar. Sci. 40(1):1-10.
  • Stein, D.L. and K.W. Able. 1986. Liparididae, pp 1275-1283. P.J. Whitehead, M.L. Bauchot, J.C. Hureau, J. Nielson, E. Tortonese. [Eds]. In Fishes of the North-eastern Atlantic and Mediterranean. UNESCO, Paris.
  • Able, K.W., M.P. Fahay and D.F. Markle. 1986. Development of larval snailfishes (Pisces: Cyclopteridae: Liparidinae) from the western North Atlantic. Can. J. Zool. 64:2294-2316.
  • Talbot, C.W., K.W. Able and J.K. Shisler. 1986. Fish species composition in New Jersey salt marshes: Effects of marsh alterations for mosquito control. Trans. Amer. Fish. Soc. 115:269-278.
  • Able, K.W. and J.D. Felley. 1986. Geographical variation in Fundulus heteroclitus: Tests for concordance between egg and adult morphologies. Amer Zool. 26:145-157.
  • Grimes, C.B., K.W. Able and R.S. Jones. 1986. Tilefish, Lopholatilus chamaeleonticeps, habitat, behavior and community structure in Mid-Atlantic and southern New England waters. Env. Biol. Fishes. 15(4):273-292.
  • Able, K.W. and W. Irion. 1985. Distribution and reproductive seasonality of snailfishes and lump fishes in the St. Lawrence River estuary and the Gulf of St. Lawrence. Can. J. Zool. 63:1622-1628.
  • Twichell, D.C., C.B. Grimes, R.S. Jones and K.W. Able. 1985. The role of erosion by fish in shaping topography around Hudson Submarine Canyon. J. Sediment. Petrol. 55(5):712-719.
  • Coorey, D.N., K.W. Able and J.K. Shisler. 1985. Life history and food habits of the inland silversides, Menidia beryllina, in a New Jersey salt marsh. Bull. N.J. Acad. Sci. 30(1):29-38.
  • Talbot, C.W. and K.W. Able. 1984. Composition and distribution of larval fishes in New Jersey high marshes. Estuaries. 7(4A):434-443.
  • Able, K.W. and D. Hata. 1984. Reproductive behavior in the Fundulus heteroclitusF. grandis complex. Copeia 1984(4):820-825.
  • Able, K.W. 1984. Cyprinodontiformes: Development. pp. 362-368. In Ontogeny and Systematics of Fishes. (Eds.) H.G. Moser, W.J. Richards, D.M. Cohen, M.P. Fahay, A.W. Kendall, Jr. and S.L. Richardson. Amer. Soc. Ich. Herps. Spec. Publ. No. 1.
  • Able, K.W., D.F. Markle and M.P. Fahay. 1984. Cyclopteridae: Development. pp. 428-437 In Ontogeny and Systematics of Fishes. (Eds.) H.G. Moser, W.J. Richards, D.M. Cohen, M.P. Fahay, A.W. Kendall, Jr. and S.L. Richardson. Amer. Soc. Ich. Herp. Spec. Publ. No. 1.
  • Able, K.W. 1984. Variation in spawning site selection of the mummichog, Fundulus heteroclitus. Copeia. 1984(2):522-525.
  • Turner, S.C., C.B. Grimes and K.W. Able. 1983. Growth, mortality, and age/size structure of the fisheries for tilefish, Lopholatilus chamaeleonticeps, in the Middle Atlantic – southern New England region. Fish. Bull. 81(4):751-763.
  • Grimes, C.B., S.C. Turner and K.W. Able. 1983. A technique for tagging deepwater fish. Fish. Bull. 81(3):663-666.
  • Able, K.W., C.W. Talbot and J.K. Shisler. 1983. The spotfin killifish, Fundulus luciae, is common in New Jersey salt marshes. Bull. N.J. Acad. Sci. 28(1):7-11.
  • Morin, R.P. and K.W. Able. 1983. Patterns of geographic variation in the egg morphology of the fundulid fish, Fundulus heteroclitus. Copeia, 1983(3):726-740.
  • Katz, S.J., C.B. Grimes and K.W. Able. 1983. Delineation of tilefish, Lopholatilus chamaeleonticeps, stocks along the United States east coast and in the Gulf of Mexico. Fish. Bull. 81(1):41-50.
  • Grimes, C.B., K.W. Able and S.C. Turner. 1982. Direct observation from a submersible vessel of commercial longlines for tilefish. Trans. Amer. Fish. Soc. 111:94-98.
  • Able, K.W., C.B. Grimes, R.A. Cooper and J.R. Uzmann. 1982. Burrow construction and behavior of tilefish, Lopholatilus chamaeleonticeps, in Hudson Submarine Canyon. Env. Biol. Fish. 7(3):199-205.
  • Vesin, J-P., W.C. Leggett and K.W. Able. 1981. Feeding ecology of capelin (Mallotus villosus) in the estuary and western Gulf of St. Lawrence and its multispecies implications. J. Fish. Aquat. Sci. 38(3):257-267.
  • Able, K.W. and D.E. McAllister. 1980. Revision of the snailfish genus Liparis from Arctic Canada. Can. Bull. Fish. Aquat. Sci. 208, 52 p.
  • Grimes, C.B., K.W. Able and S.C. Turner. 1980. A preliminary analysis of the tilefish, Lopholatilus chamaeleonticeps, fishery in the Mid-Atlantic bight. Mar. Fish. Rev., 42(11):13-18.
  • Able, K.W. 1978. Ichthyoplankton of the St. Lawrence estuary: composition, distribution, and abundance. J. Fish. Res. Bd. Canada, 35(12):1517-1531.
  • Sharp, J.C., K.W. Able, W.C. Leggett and J.E. Carscadden. 1978. Utility of meristic and morphometric characters for identification of capelin (Mallotus villosus) stocks in Canadian Atlantic waters. J. Fish. Res. Bd. Canada, 35(1):124-130.
  • Bailey, R.F.J., K.W. Able and W.C. Leggett. 1977. Seasonal and vertical distribution and growth of juvenile and adult capelin (Mallotus villosus) in the St. Lawrence estuary and western Gulf of St. Lawrence. J. Fish. Res. Bd. Canada, 34(11):2030-2040.
  • Bailey, R.F.J., K.W. Able and W.C. Leggett. 1977. Evidence for the presence of a metamorphic check in capelin (Mallotus villosus) otoliths and implications for age determination. J. Fish. Res. Bd. Canada, 34(11):2008-2014.
  • Jacquaz, B., K.W. Able and W.C. Leggett. 1977. Seasonal distribution, abundance and growth of larval capelin (Mallotus villosus) in the St. Lawrence estuary and northwestern Gulf of St. Lawrence. J. Fish. Res. Bd. Canada, 34(11):2015-2029.
  • Able, K.W. 1976. A new cyclopterid fish, Liparis coheni, from the western North Atlantic with notes on life history. Copeia 3:515-521.
  • Able, K.W. and J.A. Musick. 1976. Life history, ecology, and behavior of Liparis inquilinus (Pisces: Cyclopteridae) associated with the sea scallop, Placopecten magellanicus. Fish. Bull. U.S. 74(2):409-421.
  • Able, K.W. 1976. Cleaning behavior in the cyprinodontid fishes: Fundulus majalis, Cyprinodon variegatus, and Lucania parva. Chesapeake Sci. 17(1):35-39.
  • Able, K.W. and M. Castagna. 1975. Aspects of an undescribed reproductive behavior in Fundulus heteroclitus (Pisces: Cyprinodontidae) from Virginia. Chesapeake Sci. 16(4):282-284.
  • Able, K.W. 1973. A new cyclopterid fish, Liparis inquilinus, associated with the sea scallop, Placopecten magellanicus, in the western North Atlantic, with notes on the Liparis liparis complex. Copeia 4:787-794.
  • Musick, J.A. and K.W. Able. 1969. Occurrence and spawning of the sculpin Triglops murrayi (Pisces, Cottidae) in the Gulf of Maine. J. Fish. Res. Bd. Canada, 26:473-475.

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