Publications - Dr. Stu Ludsin

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Professor, Director ODNR Partnership | ludsin.1@osu.edu | LudsinLab.com | Curriculum vitate [pdf]

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  1. Almeida, L.Z., J. Grayson, S.A. Ludsin, K. Dabrowski, E.A. Marschall. 2023. Experiential legacies of early-life dietary polyunsaturated fatty acid content on juvenile walleye: Potential impacts from climate change. Ecology of Freshwater Fish. 32(1): 23-36. doi.org/10.1111/eff.12666
  2. Blawut, B., B. Wolfe, C. Premanandan, G. Schuenemann, S.A. Ludsin, S. Liu, D.N.R. Veeramachaneni, M.A. Coutinho da Silva. 2023. Effects of activation and assisted reproduction techniques on the composition, structure, and properties of the sauger (Sander Canadensis) spermatozoa plasma membrane. Theriogenology 198:87-99. doi.org/10.1016/j.theriogenology.2022.12.021
  3. Blawut, B. Wolfe, C. Premanandan, G. Schuenemann, S.A. Ludsin, D.N.R. Veeramachaneni, M.A. Coutinho da Silva. 2023. Spatial and temporal changes in testis morphology and sperm ultrastructure of the sportfish Sauger (Sander canadensis). Acta Zoologica 104:106-117. doi.org/10.1111/azo.12399
  4. Fraker, M.E., N.R. Aloysius, J.F. Martin, S.C. Keitzer, D.A. Dippold, H. Yen, J.G. Arnold, P. Daggupati, M.V. Johnson, D.M. Robertson, S.P. Sowa, M.J. White, S.A. Ludsin. 2023. Agricultural conservation practices could help offset climate change impacts on cyanobacterial harmful algal blooms in Lake Erie. Journal of Great Lakes Research 49(1): 209-2019. doi.org/10.1016/j.jglr.2022.11.009
  5. Krabbenhoft, C.A., S.A. Ludsin, E.A. Marschall, R.R. Budnik, L.Z. Almeida, C.L. Cahill, H.S. Embke, Z.S. Feiner, P.J. Schmal, M.J. Thortensen, M.J. Weber, M.R. Wuellner, and G.J.A. Hansen. 2023. Synthesizing professional opinion and published science to build a conceptual model of walleye recruitment. Fisheries. 48(4): 141-156. doi.org/10.1002/fsh.10884
  6. O’Donnell, D.R., R. Briland, R.R. Budnik, S.A. Ludsin, and J.M. Hood. 2023. Trends in Lake Erie zooplankton biomass and community structure during a 25-year period of rapid environmental change. Journal of Great Lakes Research 49(3): 685-697. doi.org/10.1016/j.jglr.2023.02.011
  7. O’Donnell, D.R., R. Briland, R.R. Budnik, S.A. Ludsin, J.M. Hood. 2023. Trends in Lake Erie phytoplankton biomass and community structure during a 20-year period of rapid environmental change. Journal of Great Lakes Research 49(3): 672-684. doi.org/10.1016/j.jglr.2022.12.011
  8. Robert, D., J. Shoji, P. Sirois, A. Takasuka, I.A. Catalán, A. Folkvord, S.A. Ludsin, M.A. Peck, S. Sponaugle, P.M. Ayón, R.D. Brodeur, E.Y. Campbell, E.K. D'Alessandro, J.F. Dower, L. Fortier, A.G. García, K.B. Huebert, M. Hufnagl, S. Ito, M. Joh, F. Juanes, M. Nyuji, Y. Oozeki, G. Plaza, M. Takahashi, Y. Tanaka, N. Tojo, S. Watari, N. Yasue, P. Pepin. 2023. Life in the fast lane: Revisiting the fast growth—High survival paradigm during the early life stages of fishes. Fish and Fisheries 24(5): 863-888. doi.org/10.1111/faf.12774
  9. Sinclair, J.S., R. Briland, M.E. Fraker, J.M. Hood, K.T. Frank, M.D. Faust, C. Knight, S.A. Ludsin. 2023. Anthropogenic change decouples a freshwater predator's density feedback. Scientific Reports 13:7613. doi.org/10.1038/s41598-023-34408-0
  10. Sinclair, J.S. M.E. Fraker, J.M. Hood, E.D. Reavie, S.A. Ludsin. 2023. Eutrophication, water quality, and fisheries: a wicked management problem with insights from a century of change in Lake Erie. Ecology and Society 28(3): 10. doi.org/10.5751/ES-14371-280310
  11. Bade, A.P., D.A. Dippold, B.A. Schmidt, M.R. DuFour, T.J. Hartman, S.A. Ludsin. 2022. Angler choices that help catch lots of big fish. Fisheries 47(5): 200-212. doi.org/10.1002/fsh.10722
  12. Fraker, M.E., J.S. Sinclair, K.T. Frank, J.M. Hood, S.A. Ludsin. 2022. Temporal scope influences ecosystem driver-response relationships: A case study of Lake Erie with implications for ecosystem-based management. Science of The Total Environmentdoi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2021.152473
  13. Almeida, L.Z., S.M. Hovick, S.A. Ludsin, and E.A. Marschall. 2021. Which factors determine the long-term effect of poor early-life nutrition? A meta-analytic review. Ecosphere 12(8): e03694. doi.org/10.1002/ecs2.3694
  14. Becher, C., S.M. Tyszko, R.D. Zweifel, J.D. Conroy, J.J. Pritt, S.A. Ludsin. 2021. Alternative prey reduces largemouth bass predation mortality on newly stocked channel catfish fingerlings. North American Journal of Fisheries Management. 41(5): 1322-1333. doi.org/10.1002/nafm.10647
  15. Blawut, B., B. Wolfe, C.R. Moraes, C. Premanandan, S.A. Ludsin, G. Schuenemann, M.A. Coutinho da Silva. 2021. Changes to the spermatozoa glycocalyx and its role in fertilization in sauger (Sander canadensis). Aquaculture. 539: 736635. doi.org/10.1016/j.aquaculture.2021.736635
  16. Budnik, R.R., J.D. Conroy, R.D. Zweifel, S.A. Ludsin, and E.A. Marschall. 2021. Projecting future habitat quality of three midwestern reservoir fishes under warming conditions. Ecology of Freshwater Fish 30(1):31-47. doi.org/10.1111/eff.12561
  17. Bunnell, D.B., S.A. Ludsin, R.L. Knight, L.G. Rudstam, C.E. Williamson, T.O. Hook, P.D. Collingsworth, B.M. Lesht, R.P. Barbiero, A.E. Scofield, E.S. Rutherford, L. Gaynor, H.A. Vanderploeg, M.A. Koops. 2021. Consequences of changing water clarity on the fish and fisheries of the Great Lakes. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences. 78(10): 1524-1542. doi.org/10.1139/cjfas-2020-0376
  18. Dillon, R.A., J.D. Conroy, K.J. Lang, K.L. Pangle, and S.A. Ludsin. 2021. Bottom hypoxia alters the spatial distribution of pelagic intermediate consumers and their prey. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 78(5): 522-538. doi.org/10.1139/cjfas-2020-0001
  19. Euclide, P.T., J. Robinson, M. Faust, S.A. Ludsin, T.M. MacDougall, E.A. Marschall, K.Y. Chen, C. Wilson, M. Bootsma, W. Scott, K.T. Scribner. 2021. Using genomic data to guide walleye management in the Great Lakes. In Yellow Perch, Walleye, and Sauger: Aspects of Ecology, Management, and Culture. pp. 115-139. Springer, Cham, Switzerland. link
  20. Euclide, P.T., T. MacDougall, J.M. Robinson, M.D. Faust, C.C. Wilson, K.Y. Chen, E.A. Marschall, W. Larson, and S.A. Ludsin. 2021. Mixed-stock analysis using Rapture genotyping to evaluate stock-specific exploitation of a walleye population despite weak genetic structure. Evolutionary Applications. 14(5): 1403-1420. doi.org/10.1111/eva.13209
  21. Fraker, M.E., S.A. Ludsin, B. Luttbeg, and R.J. Denver. 2021. Stress hormone-mediated antipredator morphology improves escape performance in amphibian tadpoles. Scientific Reports 11(1), Article number 4427. doi.org/10.1038/s41598-021-84052-9
  22. Johnson, G.R., R.A. Dillon, R.D. Zweifel, S.A. Ludsin, and J.D. Conroy. 2021. Gizzard shad target strength-to-body size equations at multiple hydroacoustic frequencies. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society 150(2): 242-257. doi.org/10.1002/tafs.10287
  23. Manubolu, M., L. Goodla, S.A. Ludsin, T. Jayakumar, M. Fraker, and K. Pathakoti. 2021. Nanotechnology-Based Detection and Remediation of Mycotoxins for Food and Agriculture Applications. Nanosensors for Environment, Food and Agriculture Vol. 1, 183-211. link
  24. Marcek, B.J., T.M. Farmer, E.A. Marschall, G. Petris, and S. Ludsin. 2021. Ecosystem change as a driver of fish recruitment dynamics: A case study of two Lake Erie yellow perch populations. Freshwater Biology. 66(6): 1149-1168.  doi.org/10.1111/fwb.13707
  25. May, C.J., R.R. Budnik, S.A. Ludsin, D.R. O'Donnell, J.M. Hood, E.F. Roseman, E.A. Marschall. 2021. Evidence that copepod biomass during the larval period regulates recruitment of Lake Erie walleye. Journal of Great Lakes Research. 47(6): 1737-1745. doi.org/10.1016/j.jglr.2021.09.009 
  26. Sinclair, J.S., M.E. Fraker, J.M. Hood, K.T. Frank, M.R. DuFour, A.M. Gorman, S.A. Ludsin. 2021. Functional traits reveal the dominant drivers of long-term community change across a North American Great Lake. Global Change Biology. 27(23): 6232-6251. doi.org/10.1111/gcb.15902
  27. Blawut, B., B. Wolfe, C.R. Moraes, D. Sweet, S.A. Ludsin, M.A.C. da Silva. 2020. Testicular collections as a technique to increase milt availability in sauger (Sander canadensis). Animal Reproduction Science 212, 106240. doi.org/10.1016/j.anireprosci.2019.106240
  28. Blawut, B., B. Wolfe, C.R. Moraes, S.A. Ludsin, M.A. Coutinho da Silva. 2020. Use of Hypertonic Media to Cryopreserve Sauger Spermatozoa. North American Journal of Aquaculture 82(1):84-91. doi.org/10.1002/naaq.10125
  29. Briland, R.D., J.P. Stone, M. Manubolu, J. Lee, S.A. Ludsin. 2020. Cyanobacterial blooms modify food web structure and interactions in western Lake Erie. Harmful algae 92, 101586. doi.org/10.1016/j.hal.2019.03.004
  30. Budnik, R.R., G.B. Steinhart, J.D. Conroy, R.A. Dillon, R.D. Zweifel, and S.A. Ludsin. 2021. Effects of hypoxia on habitat quality of reservoir largemouth bass, saugeye, and white crappie. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society 150(1): 75-88. doi.org/10.1002/tafs.10272
  31. Chen, K.Y., P.T. Euclide, S.A. Ludsin, W.A. Larson, M.G. Sovic, H.L. Gibbs, E.A. Marschall. 2020. RAD‐Seq Refines Previous Estimates of Genetic Structure in Lake Erie Walleye. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society 149(2):159-173. doi.org/10.1002/tafs.10215
  32. Chen, K.Y., S.A. Ludsin, B.J. Marcek, J.W. Olesik, E.A. Marschall. 2020. Otolith microchemistry shows natal philopatry of walleye in western Lake Erie. Journal of Great Lakes Research 46(5) 1349-1357. doi.org/10.1016/j.jglr.2020.06.006
  33. Dillon, R.A., J.D. Conroy, L.G. Rudstam, P.F. Craigmile, D.M. Mason, S.A. Ludsin. 2020. Towards more robust hydroacoustic estimates of fish abundance in the presence of pelagic macroinvertebrates. Fisheries Research 230, 105667. doi.org/10.1016/j.fishres.2020.105667
  34. Dippold, D.A., G.D. Adams, S.A. Ludsin. 2020. Spatial patterning of walleye recreational harvest in Lake Erie: Role of demographic and environmental factors. Fisheries Research 230, 105676. doi.org/10.1016/j.fishres.2020.105676
  35. Dippold, D.A., N.R. Aloysius, S.C. Keitzer, H. Yen, J.G. Arnold, P. Daggupati, M.E. Fraker, J.F. Martin, D.M. Robertson, S.P. Sowa, M.V. Johnson, M.J. White, S.A. Ludsin. 2020. Forecasting the combined effects of anticipated climate change and agricultural conservation practices on fish recruitment dynamics in Lake Erie. Freshwater Biology 65(9): 1487-1508. doi.org/10.1111/fwb.13515
  36. Fraker, M.E., S.C. Keitzer, J.S. Sinclair, N.R. Aloysius, D.A. Dippold, H. Yen, J.G. Arnold, P.Daggupati, M.V. Johnson, J.F. Martin, D.M. Robertson, S.P. Sowa, M.J. White, S.A. Ludsin. 2020. Projecting the effects of agricultural conservation practices on stream fish communities in a changing climate. Science of the Total Environment, 747, 141112. doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2020.141112
  37. Kua, Z.X., I.A. Hamilton, A.L. McLaughlin, R.M. Brodnik, S.C. Keitzer, J. Gilliland, E.A. Hoskins, S.A. Ludsin. 2020. Water warming increases aggression in a tropical fish. Scientific Reports. 10:20107. doi.org/10.1038/s41598-020-76780-1
  38. Marcek, B.J., E.A. Burbacher, K. Dabrowski, K.P. Winslow, S.A. Ludsin. 2020. Interactive effects of hypoxia and temperature on consumption, growth, and condition of juvenile hybrid striped bass. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society 149(1):71-83. doi.org/10.1002/tafs.10210
  39. May, C.J., S.A. Ludsin, D.C. Glover, E.A. Marschall. 2020. The influence of larval growth rate on juvenile recruitment in Lake Erie walleye (Sander vitreus). Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 77(3):548-555. doi.org/10.1139/cjfas-2019-0059
  40. Stone, J.P., K.L. Pangle, S.A. Pothoven, H.A. Vanderploeg, S.B. Brandt, T.O. Höök, T.H. Johengen, S.A. Ludsin. 2020. Hypoxia’s impact on pelagic fish populations in Lake Erie: A tale of two planktivores. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences,  77(7): 1131-1148. doi.org/10.1139/cjfas-2019-0265
  41. Bade, A.P., T.R. Binder, M.D. Faust, C.S. Vandergoot, T.J. Hartman, R.T. Kraus, C.C. Krueger, and S.A. Ludsin. 2019. Sex-based differences in spawning behavior account for male-biased harvest in Lake Erie walleye (Sander vitreus). Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 76(11): 2003-2012. doi.org/10.1139/cjfas-2018-0339
  42. Brown, T., M.E. Fraker, and S.A. Ludsin. 2019. Space use of predatory larval dragonflies and tadpole prey in response to chemical cues of predation. American Midland Naturalist 181:53-62. doi.org/10.1674/0003-0031-181.1.53
  43. Dillon, R.A., J.D. Conroy, S.A. Ludsin. 2019. Hydroacoustic data‐analysis recommendations to quantify prey‐fish abundance in shallow, target‐rich ecosystems. North American Journal of Fisheries Management 39(2):270-288. doi.org/10.1002/nafm.10266
  44. Glaspie, C.N, M. Clouse, K.B. Huebert, S.A. Ludsin, D.M. Mason, J.J. Pierson, M.R. Roman, and S.B. Brandt. 2019. Fish diet shifts associated with the Northern Gulf of Mexico hypoxic zone. Estuaries and Coasts 42(8):2170-2183. doi.org/10.1007/s12237-019-00626-x
  45. Becher, C. M.G. Strahan, and S.A. Ludsin. 2018. Coded wire tag use with juvenile channel catfish: evaluation of mortality, retention, and growth. North American Journal of Fisheries Management 38:1367-1374. doi.org/10.1002/nafm.10238
  46. Blawut, B., B. Wolfe, C.R. Moraes, S.A. Ludsin, and M.A. Coutinho da Silva. 2018. Increasing saugeye (S. vitreus × S. canadensis) production efficiency in a hatchery setting using assisted reproduction technologies. Aquaculture 495:21-26. doi.org/10.1016/j.aquaculture.2018.05.027
  47. Chen, K.Y., E.A. Marschall, M.G. Sovic, A.C. Fries, H.L. Gibbs, S.A. Ludsin. 2018. assignPOP: An R package for population assignment using genetic, non‐genetic, or integrated data in a machine‐learning framework. Methods in Ecology and Evolution 9(2):439-446. doi.org/10.1111/2041-210X.12897
  48. Glaspie, C.N, M. Clouse, A.T. Adamack, Y. Cha, S.A. Ludsin, D.M. Mason, M.R. Roman, C.A. Stow, and S.B. Brandt. 2018. Effect of hypoxia on diet of Atlantic bumpers in the northern Gulf of Mexico. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society 147:740-748. doi.org/10.1002/tafs.10063
  49. Hu, C., S.A. Ludsin, J.F. Martin, E. Dittmann, and J. Lee. 2018. Mycosporine-like amino acids (MAAs)—producing Microcystis in Lake Erie: Development of a qPCR assay and insight into its ecology. Harmful algae 77:1-10. doi.org/10.1016/j.hal.2018.05.010
  50. Manubolu, M., J. Lee, K.M. Riedl, Z.X. Kua, L.P. Collart, and S.A. Ludsin. 2018. Optimization of extraction methods for quantification of microcystin-LR and microcystin-RR in fish, vegetable, and soil matrices using UPLC-MS/MS. Harmful algae 76:47-57. doi.org/10.1016/j.hal.2018.04.009
  51. Marin Jarrin, J.R., T.B. Johnson, S.A. Ludsin, J.M. Reichert, and K.L. Pangle. 2018. Do models parameterized with observations from the system predict larval yellow perch (Perca flavescens) growth performance better in Lake Erie? Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 75:82-94. doi.org/10.1139/cjfas-2016-0392
  52. Niu, Q., M. Xia, S.A. Ludsin, P.Y. Chu, D.M. Mason, and E.S. Rutherford. 2018. High‐turbidity events in Western Lake Erie during ice‐free cycles: Contributions of river‐loaded vs. resuspended sediments. Limnology and Oceanography 63:2545-2562. doi.org/10.1002/lno.10959
  53. Chen, K.Y., S.A. Ludsin, M.M. Corey, P.D. Collingsworth, M.K. Nims, J.W. Olesik, K. Dabrowski, J.J. van Tassell, E.A. Marschall. 2017. Experimental and field evaluation of otolith strontium as a marker to discriminate between river-spawning populations of walleye in Lake Erie. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 74:693-701. doi.org/10.1139/cjfas-2015-0565
  54. Collingsworth, P.D., D.B. Bunnell, M.W. Murray, Y.C. Kao, Z.S. Feiner, R.M. Claramunt, B.M. Lofgren, T.O. Höök, and S.A. Ludsin. 2017. Climate change as a long-term stressor for the fisheries of the Laurentian Great Lakes of North America. Reviews in Fish Biology and Fisheries. 27:363–391. doi.org/10.1007/s11160-017-9480-3
  55. Goto, D., J.J. Roberts, S.A. Pothoven, S.A. Ludsin, H.A. Vanderploeg, S.B. Brandt, and T.O. Höök. 2017. Size-mediated control of perch-midge coupling in Lake Erie transient dead zones. Environmental Biology of Fishes 100:1587-1600. doi.org/10.1007/s10641-017-0667-1
  56. Lee, S., X. Jiang, M. Manubolu, K. Riedl, S.A. Ludsin, J.F. Martin, and J. Lee. 2017. Fresh produce and their soils accumulate cyanotoxins from irrigation water: implications for public health and food security. Food Research International 102:234-245. doi.org/10.1016/j.foodres.2017.09.079
  57. Wituszynski, D.M., C. Hu, F. Zhang, J.D. Chaffin, J. Lee, S.A. Ludsin, and J.F. Martin. 2017. Microcystin in Lake Erie fish: risk to human health and relationship to cyanobacterial blooms. Journal of Great Lakes Research 43:1084-1090. doi.org/10.1016/j.jglr.2017.08.006
  58. Brodnik, R.L., M.E. Fraker, E.J. Anderson, L. Carreon-Martinez, K.M. DeVanna, D.D. Heath, J.M. Reichert, E.F. Roseman, and S.A. Ludsin. 2016. Larval dispersal underlies demographically important intersystem connectivity in a Great Lakes yellow perch (Perca flavescens) population. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 73:416-426. doi.org/10.1139/cjfas-2015-0161
  59. Culbertson, A., J.F. Martin, N. Aloysius, and S.A. Ludsin. 2016. Anticipated impacts of climate change on 21st century Maumee River discharge and nutrient loads. Journal of Great Lakes Research 42:1332-1342. doi.org/10.1016/j.jglr.2016.08.008
  60. DeVanna-Fussell, K.M., R.E.H. Smith, M.E. Fraker, L. Boegman, K.T. Frank, T.J. Miller, J.T. Tyson, K.K. Arend, D. Boisclair, S.J. Guildford, R.E. Hecky, T.O. Hӧӧk, O.P. Jensen, J.K. Llopiz, C.J. May, R.G. Najjar, L.G. Rudstam, C.T. Taggart, Y.R. Rao, and S.A. Ludsin. 2016. A perspective on needed research, modeling, and management approaches that can enhance Great Lakes fisheries management under changing ecosystem conditions. Journal of Great Lakes Research 42:743-752. doi.org/10.1016/j.jglr.2016.04.007
  61. Keitzer, S.C., S.A. Ludsin, S.P. Sowa, G. Annis, J.G. Arnold, P. Daggupati, A.M. Froehlich, M.E. Herbert, M.V. Johnson, A.M. Sasson, H. Yen, M.J. White, and C.A. Rewa. 2016. Thinking outside of the lake: Can controls on nutrient inputs into Lake Erie benefit stream conservation in its watershed? Journal of Great Lakes Research 42:1322-1331. doi.org/10.1016/j.jglr.2016.05.012
  62. Lauber, T.B., R.C. Stedman, N.A. Connelly, L.G. Rudstam, R.C. Ready, G.L. Poe, D.B. Bunnell, T.O. Höök, M.A. Koops, S.A. Ludsin, and E.S. Rutherford. 2016. Using scenarios to assess possible future impacts of invasive species in the Laurentian Great Lakes. North American Journal of Fisheries Management 36:1292-1307. doi.org/10.1080/02755947.2016.1214647
  63. Watson, S.B., C. Miller, G. Arhonditsis , G.L. Boyer, W. Carmichael, M.N. Charlton, R. Confesor, D.C. Depew, T.O. Höök, S.A. Ludsin, G. Matisoff, S.P. McElmurry, M.W. Murray, P. Richards, Y.R. Rao, M.M. Steffen, and S.W. Wilhelm. 2016. The re-eutrophication of Lake Erie: harmful algal blooms and hypoxia. Harmful algae 56:44–66. doi.org/10.1016/j.hal.2016.04.010
  64. Yen, H., M.J. White, J.G. Arnold, S.C. Keitzer, M.V.V. Johnson, J.D. Atwood, P. Daggupati, M.E. Herbert, S.P. Sowa, S.A. Ludsin, D.M. Robertson, R. Srinivasan, and C.A. Rewa. 2016. Western Lake Erie Basin: Soft-data-constrained, NHDPlus resolution watershed modeling and exploration of applicable conservation scenarios. Science of the Total Environment 569:1265-1281. doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2016.06.202
  65. Carreon-Martinez, L.B., R.P. Walther, T.B. Johnson, S.A. Ludsin, and D.D. Heath. 2015. Benefits of turbid river plume habitat for Lake Erie yellow perch (Perca flavescens) recruitment determined by juvenile to larval genotype assignment. Plos One 10(5):e0125234. doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0125234
  66. DuFour, M.R., C.J. May, E.F. Roseman, S.A. Ludsin, C.S. Vandergoot, J.J. Pritt, M.E. Fraker, J.J. Davis, J.T. Tyson, J.G. Miner, E.A. Marschall, and C. Mayer. 2015. Portfolio theory as a management tool to guide conservation and restoration of multi‐stock fish populations. Ecosphere, 6(12), pp.1-21. doi.org/10.1890/ES15-00237.1
  67. Farmer, T.M., E.A. Marschall, K. Dabrowski, and S.A. Ludsin. 2015. Short winters threaten temperate fish populations. Nature Communications 6:7724. doi.org/10.1038/ncomms8724
  68. Fraker, M.E., E.J. Anderson, C.J. May, K.Y. Chen, J.J. Davis, K.M. DeVanna, M.R. DuFour, E.A. Marschall, C.M. Mayer, J.G. Miner, K.L. Pangle, J.J. Pritt, E.F. Roseman, J.T. Tyson, Y. Zhao, S.A. Ludsin. 2015. Stock-specific advection of larval walleye (Sander vitreus) in western Lake Erie: Implications for larval growth, mixing, and stock discrimination. Journal of Great Lakes Research 41(3):830–845. doi.org/10.1016/j.jglr.2015.04.008
  69. Fraker, M.E., E.J. Anderson, R. Brodnik, L. Carreon-Martinez, K.M. DeVanna, B.J. Fryer, D.D. Heath, J.M. Reichert, and S.A. Ludsin. 2015. Particle backtracking improves breeding subpopulation discrimination and natal-source identification in mixed populations. Plos One 10(3):e0120752. doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0120752
  70. Jiang, L., M. Xia, S.A. Ludsin, E.S. Rutherford, D.M. Mason, J. Marin Jarrin, and K.L. Pangle. 2015. Biophysical modeling assessment of the drivers for plankton dynamics in dreissenid-colonized western Lake Erie. Ecological Modelling 308:18-33. doi.org/10.1016/j.ecolmodel.2015.04.004
  71. Kane, D.D., S.A. Ludsin, R.D. Briland, and D.A. Culver. 2015. Ten+ years gone: continued degradation of offshore planktonic communities in U.S. waters of Lake Erie's western and central basins (2003–2013). Journal of Great Lakes Research 41(3):930–933. doi.org/10.1016/j.jglr.2015.06.002
  72. Marin Jarrin, J.R., K.L. Pangle, J.M. Reichert, T.B. Johnson, J. Tyson, and S.A. Ludsin. 2015. Influence of habitat heterogeneity on the foraging ecology of first feeding yellow perch larvae, Perca flavescens, in western Lake Erie. Journal of Great Lakes Research 41(1):208–214. doi.org/10.1016/j.jglr.2014.12.024
  73. Bunnell, D.B., R.P. Barbiero, S.A. Ludsin, C.P. Madenjian, G. Warren, D. Dolan, T. Brenden, R. Briland, O.T. Gorman, J.X. He, T.H. Johengen, B.F. Lantry, T.F. Nalepa, S.C. Riley, C.M. Riseng, T.J. Treska, I. Tsehaye, D.M. Warner, M.G. Walsh, and B.C. Weidel. 2014. Changing ecosystem dynamics in the Laurentian Great Lakes: bottom-up and top-down regulation. BioScience 64(1):26-39. Cover of BioScience Issue. doi.org/10.1093/biosci/bit001
  74. Carreon-Martinez, L.B., K.W. Wellband, T.B. Johnson, S.A. Ludsin, and D.D. Heath. 2014. Novel molecular approach demonstrates turbid river plumes reduce predation mortality on larval fish. Molecular Ecology 23(21):5366–5377. doi.org/10.1111/mec.12927
  75. Gebremariam, S., J.F. Martin, C. DeMarchi, N.S. Bosch, R. Confesor., and S.A. Ludsin. 2014. A comprehensive approach to evaluating watershed models for predicting river flow regimes critical to downstream ecosystem services. Environmental Modelling & Software 61:121-134. doi.org/10.1016/j.envsoft.2014.07.004
  76. Gover, T.R., M.K. Nims, J.J. Van Tassell, P.D. Collingsworth, J.W. Olesik, S.A. Ludsin, and E.A. Marschall. 2014. How much cleaning is needed when processing otoliths from fish larvae for microchemical analysis? Transactions of the American Fisheries Society 143(3):779-783. doi.org/10.1080/00028487.2014.889749
  77. Hosack, G.R., G.W. Peters, and S.A. Ludsin. 2014. Interspecific relationships and environmentally driven catchabilities estimated from fisheries data. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 71(3):447-463. doi.org/10.1139/cjfas-2013-0236
  78. Lochet, A., B.J. Fryer, S.A. Ludsin, and J.E. Marsden. 2014. Identifying natal origins of spawning adult sea lamprey (Petromyzon marinus): re-evaluation of the statolith microchemistry approach. Journal of Great Lakes Research 40(3):763-770. doi.org/10.1016/j.jglr.2014.04.014
  79. Ludsin, S.A., K.M. DeVanna, and R.E.H. Smith. 2014. Physical-biological coupling and the challenge of understanding fish recruitment in large lakes. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 71(5):775-794. doi.org/10.1139/cjfas-2013-0512
  80. Scavia, D., J.D. Allan, K.K. Arend, S. Bartell, D. Beletsky, N.S. Bosch, S.B. Brandt, R.D. Briland, I. Daloğlu, J.V. DePinto, D.M. Dolan, M.A. Evans, T.M. Farmer, D. Goto, H. Han, T.O. Höök, R. Knight, S.A. Ludsin, D. Mason, A.M. Michalak, R.P. Richards, J.J. Roberts, D.K. Rucinski, E. Rutherford, D.J. Schwab, T. Sesterhenn, H. Zhang, and Y. Zhou. 2014. Assessing and addressing the re-eutrophication of Lake Erie: central basin hypoxia. Journal of Great Lakes Research 40(2):226–246. doi.org/10.1016/j.jglr.2014.02.004
  81. Zhang, H., D.M. Mason, C.A. Stow, A.T. Adamack, S.B. Brandt, X. Zhang, D.G. Kimmel, M.R. Roman, and W.C. Boicourt, and S.A. Ludsin. 2014. Effects of hypoxia on habitat quality of pelagic planktivorous fishes in the northern Gulf of Mexico. Marine Ecology Progress Series 505:209-226. doi.org/10.3354/MEPS10768
  82. Dabrowski, K., M. Korzeniowska, T.M. Farmer, S.A. Ludsin, and E.A. Marschall. 2013. The function of wax esters in larval fish transition from endogenous to exogenous nutrition - are freshwater fish the exception or the rule? Communications in Agricultural and Applied Biological Sciences 78(4):102-103. PMID: 25141637
  83. Howe, E.A., C.P. Hand, J.E. Marsden, S.A. Ludsin, and B.J. Fryer. 2013. Discriminating natal origin of spawning adult sea lamprey (Petromyzon marinus) in Lake Champlain using statolith elemental signatures. Journal of Great Lakes Research 39(2):239-246. doi.org/10.1016/j.jglr.2013.02.006
  84. Kinter, B.T., and S.A. Ludsin. 2013. Nutrient inputs versus piscivore biomass as the primary driver of reservoir food webs. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 70(3):367-380. doi.org/10.1139/cjfas-2012-0369
  85. Lochet, A. J.E. Marsden, B.J. Fryer, and S.A. Ludsin. 2013. Instability of statolith elemental signatures revealed in newly metamorphosed sea lamprey (Petromyzon marinus). Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 70(4):565-573. doi.org/10.1139/cjfas-2012-0410
  86. Mayer, C.M., L.E. Burlakova, P. Eklöv, D. Fitzgerald, A. Karatayev, S.A. Ludsin, S. Millard, E.L. Mills, A.P. Ostapenya, L.G. Rudstam, B. Zhu, T.V. Zhukova. 2013. Benthification of freshwater lakes: exotic mussels turning ecosystems upside down. Pages 575-585 in T.F. Nalepa and D.W. Schloesser, editors. Quagga and Zebra Mussels: Biology, Impacts, and Control, Second Edition. Taylor and Francis, New York. 816 pp. doi.org/10.1201/B15437-44
  87. Goto, D., K. Lindelof, D.L. Fanslow, S.A. Ludsin, J.J. Roberts, H.A. Vanderploeg, A.E. Wilson, and T.O. Höök. 2012. Indirect consequences of hypolimnetic hypoxia on zooplankton growth in a large eutrophic lake. Aquatic Biology 16:217-227. doi.org/10.3354/ab00442
  88. Lowe, M.R., S.A. Ludsin, B.J. Fryer, R.A. Wright, D.R. DeVries, and T.M. Farmer. 2012. Response to “Comment on ‘Otolith microchemistry reveals substantial use of freshwater by southern flounder in the northern Gulf of Mexico’”. Estuaries and Coasts 35:907–910. doi.org/10.1007/s12237-012-9493-z
  89. Mack, H.R., J.D. Conroy, K.A. Blocksom, R.A. Stein, and S.A. Ludsin. 2012. A comparative analysis of zooplankton field collection and sample enumeration methods. Limnology and Oceanography Methods 10(1):41-53. doi.org/10.4319/lom.2012.10.41
  90. Pangle, K.L, T.D. Malinich, D.R. DeVries, D.B. Bunnell, and S.A. Ludsin. 2012. Context-dependent planktivory: interacting effects of turbidity and predation risk on adaptive foraging. Ecosphere 3: article 114 (18 pp). doi.org/10.1890/ES12-00224.1
  91. Pothoven, S.A., H.A. Vanderploeg, D. M. Warner, J.S. Schaeffer, S.A. Ludsin, R.M. Claramunt, and T.F. Nalepa. 2012. Influences on Bythotrephes longimanus life-history characteristics in the Great Lakes. Journal of Great Lakes Research 38(1):134-141. doi.org/10.1016/j.jglr.2011.10.003
  92. Pothoven, S.A., H.A. Vanderploeg, T.O. Höök, and S.A. Ludsin. 2012. Hypoxia modifies planktivore–zooplankton interactions in Lake Erie. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 69(12):2018-2028. doi.org/10.1139/cjfas-2012-0144
  93. Roberts, J.J., S.A. Ludsin, S.A. Pothoven, H.A. Vanderploeg, and T.O. Höök. 2012. Evidence of hypoxic foraging forays by yellow perch (Perca flavescens) and potential consequences for prey consumption. Freshwater Biology 57(5):922–937. doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-2427.2012.02753.x
  94. Arend, K.K., D. Beletsky, J.V. DePinto, S.A. Ludsin, J.J. Roberts, D.K. Rucinski, D. Scavia, D.J. Schwab, and T.O. Höök. 2011. Seasonal and interannual effects of hypoxia on fish habitat quality in central Lake Erie. Freshwater Biology 56(2):366-383. doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-2427.2010.02504.x
  95. Brandt, S.B., M. Costantini, S. Kolesar, S.A. Ludsin, D.M. Mason, C.M. Rae, and H. Zhang. 2011. Does hypoxia reduce habitat quality for Lake Erie walleye? A bioenergetics perspective. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 68(5):857–879. doi.org/10.1139/f2011-018
  96. Carreon-Martinez, L.B., T.B. Johnson, S.A. Ludsin, and D.D. Heath. 2011. Utilization of stomach content DNA to determine diet diversity in piscivorous fish. Journal of Fish Biology 78(4):1170-1182. doi.org/10.1111/j.1095-8649.2011.02925.x
  97. Lowe, M.R., D.R. DeVries, R.A. Wright, S.A. Ludsin, and B.J. Fryer. 2011. Otolith microchemistry reveals substantial use of freshwater by southern flounder in the northern Gulf of Mexico. Estuaries and Coasts 34:630-639. doi.org/10.1007/s12237-010-9335-9
  98. Roberts, J.J., S.B. Brandt, D. Fanslow, S.A. Ludsin, S.A. Pothoven, D. Scavia, and T.O. Höök. 2011. Effects of hypoxia on consumption, growth, and RNA:DNA ratios of young yellow perch. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society 140(6):1574-1586. doi.org/10.1080/00028487.2011.638576
  99. Legler, N.D., T.B. Johnson, D.D. Heath, and S.A. Ludsin. 2010. Water temperature and prey size effects on the rate of digestion of larval and early juvenile fish. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society 139(3):868–875. doi.org/10.1577/T09-212.1
  100. Pangle, K.L., S.A. Ludsin, and B.J. Fryer. 2010. Otolith microchemistry as a stock identification tool for freshwater fishes: testing its limits in Lake Erie. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 67(9):1475–1489. doi.org/10.1139/F10-076
  101. Reichert, J.M., B.J. Fryer, K.L. Pangle, T.B. Johnson, J.T. Tyson, A.B. Drelich, and S.A. Ludsin. 2010. River-plume use during the pelagic larval stage benefits recruitment of a lentic fish. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 67(6):987-1004. doi.org/10.1139/F10-036
  102. Lowe, M.R., D.R. DeVries, R.A. Wright, S.A. Ludsin, and B.J. Fryer. 2009. Coastal largemouth bass (Micropterus salmoides) movement in response to changing salinity. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 66(12):2174-2188. doi.org/10.1139/F09-152
  103. Ludsin, S.A., X. Zhang, S.B. Brandt, M.R. Roman, W.C. Boicourt, D.M. Mason, and M. Costantini. 2009. Hypoxia-avoidance by planktivorous fish in Chesapeake Bay: implications for food web interactions and fish recruitment. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 381(Suppl. 1):S121-S131. doi.org/10.1016/j.jembe.2009.07.016
  104. Pothoven, S.A., H.A. Vanderploeg, S.A. Ludsin, T.O. Höök, and S.B. Brandt. 2009. Feeding ecology of emerald shiners and rainbow smelt in central Lake Erie. Journal of Great Lakes Research 35(2):190-198. doi.org/10.1016/j.jglr.2008.11.011
  105. Roberts, J.J., T.O. Höök, S.A. Ludsin, S.A. Pothoven, H.A. Vanderploeg, and S.B. Brandt. 2009. Effects of hypolimnetic hypoxia on foraging and distributions of Lake Erie yellow perch. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 381(Suppl. 1):S132-S142. doi.org/10.1016/j.jembe.2009.07.017
  106. Vanderploeg, H.A., S.A. Ludsin, J.F. Cavaletto, T.O. Höök, S.A. Pothoven, S.B. Brandt, J. Liebig, and G.A. Lang. 2009. Hypoxic zones as habitat for zooplankton in Lake Erie: Refuges from predation or exclusion zones? Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 381(Suppl. 1):S108-S120. doi.org/10.1016/j.jembe.2009.07.015
  107. Vanderploeg, H.A., S.A. Ludsin, S.A. Ruberg, T.O. Höök, S.A. Pothoven, S.B. Brandt, G.A. Lang, J. Liebig, and J.F. Cavaletto. 2009. Hypoxia affects spatial distributions and overlap of pelagic fish, zooplankton, and phytoplankton in Lake Erie. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 381(Suppl. 1):S92-S107. doi.org/10.1016/j.jembe.2009.07.027
  108. Zhang, H., S.A. Ludsin, M.R. Roman, W.C. Boicourt, X. Zhang, D.G. Kimmel, A.T. Adamack, D.M. Mason, S.B. Brandt, and J.J. Pierson. 2009. Hypoxia-driven changes in the behavior and spatial distribution of pelagic fish and mesozooplankton in the northern Gulf of Mexico. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 381(Suppl. 1):S80-S91. doi.org/10.1016/j.jembe.2009.07.014
  109. Costantini, M., S.A. Ludsin, D.M. Mason, X. Zhang, W.C. Boicourt, and S.B. Brandt. 2008. Effect of hypoxia on habitat quality of striped bass (Morone saxatilis) in Chesapeake Bay. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 65(5):989-1002. doi.org/10.1139/f08-021
  110. Hand, C.P, S.A. Ludsin, B.J. Fryer, and J.E. Marsden. 2008. Statolith microchemistry as a technique for discriminating among Great Lakes sea lamprey (Petromyzon marinus) spawning tributaries. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 65(6):1153-1164. doi.org/10.1139/F08-045
  111. Lu, Y., S.A. Ludsin, D.L. Fanslow, and S.A. Pothoven. 2008. Comparison of three micro-quantity techniques for measuring total lipids in fish. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 65(10):2233-2241. doi.org/10.1139/F08-135
  112. Melancon, S., B.J. Fryer, J.E. Gagnon, and S.A. Ludsin. 2008. Mineralogical approaches to the study of biomineralization in fish otoliths. Mineralogical Magazine 72(2):627-637. doi.org/10.1180/minmag.2008.072.2.627
  113. Pothoven, S.A., S.A. Ludsin, T.O. Höök, D.L. Fanslow, D.M. Mason, P.C. Collingsworth, and J.J. Van Tassell. 2008. An evaluation of Bioelectrical Impedance Analysis for estimating fish energy content. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society 137(5):1519-1529. doi.org/10.1577/T07-185.1
  114. Hawley, N., T.H. Johengen, Y.R. Rao, S.A. Ruberg, D. Beletsky, S.A. Ludsin, B.J. Eadie, D.J. Schwab, T.E. Croley, and S.B. Brandt. 2006. Lake Erie hypoxia prompts Canada-U.S. study. EOS Transactions 87(32):313-319. doi.org/10.1029/2006EO320001
  115. Ludsin, S.A., B.J. Fryer, and J.E. Gagnon. 2006. Comparison of solution-based versus laser-ablation ICPMS for analysis of larval fish otoliths. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society 135(1):218–231. doi.org/10.1577/T04-165.1
  116. Melancon, S. B.J. Fryer, S.A. Ludsin, J.E. Gagnon, and Z. Yang. 2005. Effects of crystal structure on the uptake of metals by lake trout (Salvelinus namaycush) otoliths. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 62(11):2609-2619. doi.org/10.1139/f05-161
  117. Hedges, K.J., S.A. Ludsin, and B.J. Fryer. 2004. Effects of ethanol preservation on otolith micro-chemistry. Journal of Fish Biology 64(4):923-947. doi.org/10.1111/j.1095-8649.2004.00353.x
  118. Mora, C., P.M. Chittaro, P.F. Sale, J.P. Kritzer, and S.A. Ludsin. 2003. Patterns and processes in reef fish diversity. Nature 421:933-936. doi.org/10.1038/nature01393
  119. Sale, P.F., and S.A. Ludsin. 2003. The extent and spatial scale of connectivity among reef fish populations: implications for marine protected areas designated for fisheries enhancement. Gulf and Caribbean Research 14(2):119-128. doi.org/10.18785/gcr.1402.09
  120. Hobbs, B.F., S.A. Ludsin, R.L. Knight, P.A. Ryan, J. Biberhofer, and J.H.H. Ciborowski. 2002. Fuzzy cognitive mapping as a tool to define management objectives for complex ecosystems. Ecological Applications 12(5):1548-1565. doi.org/10.1890/1051-0761(2002)...
  121. Ludsin, S.A., and A.D. Wolfe. 2001. Biological invasion theory: Darwin’s contributions from The Origin of Species. BioScience 51(9):780-789. doi.org/10.1641/0006-3568(2001)...
  122. Ludsin, S.A., M.W. Kershner, K.A. Blocksom, R.L. Knight, and R.A. Stein. 2001. Life after death in Lake Erie: nutrient controls drive fish species richness, rehabilitation. Ecological Applications 11(3):731-746. doi.org/10.1890/1051-0761(2001)...
  123. Pine, W.E., S.A. Ludsin, and D.R. DeVries. 2000. First-summer survival of largemouth bass cohorts: is early spawning really best? Transactions of the American Fisheries Society 129(2):504-513. doi.org/10.1577/1548-8659(2000)...
  124. Ludsin, S.A., and D.R. DeVries. 1997. First-year recruitment of largemouth bass: the interdependency of early life stages. Ecological Applications 7(3):1024-1038. doi.org/10.1890/1051-0761(1997)...