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Selected recent publications from my lab

  1. Berger, A.M., M.L. Jones, J.R. Bence, and Y. Zhao. 2012. Accounting for spatial population structure at scales relevant to life history improves stock assessments: the case for Lake Erie walleye Sander vitreus. Fisheries Research 115-116: 44-59

  2. Brenden, T.O., M.P. Ebener, T.M. Sutton, M.L. Jones, M.T. Arts, T.B. Johnson, M.A. Koops, G. M. Wright, M. Faisal. 2010. Assessing the health of lake whitefish populations in the Laurentian Great Lakes: lessons learned and research recommendations. Journal of Great Lakes Research 36 (Supplement 1):135-139.

  3. Dawson, H.A. and M.L. Jones. 2009. Factors affecting recruitment dynamics of Great Lakes sea lamprey (Petromyzon marinus) populations. Journal of Great Lakes Research 35: 353-360.

  4. Dawson, H.A., M.L. Jones, K.T. Scribner, and S.A.Gilmore. 2009 (In press). An assessment of age determination methods for Great Lakes larval sea lampreys. North American Journal of Fisheries Management.

  5. Derosier, A.L., M.L. Jones, and K.T. Scribner. 2007. Dispersal of sea lamprey larvae during early life: Relevance for recruitment dynamics. Environmental Biology of Fishes. 78:271-284.

  6. Ebener, M.P., T.O. Brenden, and M.L. Jones. 2010. Estimates of fishing and natural mortality rates for four lake whitefish stocks in northern Lakes Huron and Michigan. Journal of Great Lakes Research 36 (Supplement 1):110-120.

  7. Fenichel, E.P., J.I. Tsao, and M.L. Jones. 2008. Modeling fish health to inform research and management: Renibacterium salmoninarum dynamics in Lake Michigan. Ecological Applications 19:747-760.

  8. Fenichel, E.P., J.I. Tsao, M.L. Jones, and G.J. Hickling. 2008. Real options for precautionary fisheries management. Fish and Fisheries 9:121-137.

  9. Fenichel, E.P., J.I. Tsao, M.L. Jones, and G.J. Hickling. 2008. Fish pathogen screening and its influence on the likelihood of accidental pathogen introduction during fish translocations. Journal of Aquatic Animal Health 20:19-28.

  10. Haeseker, S.L., M.L. Jones, R.M. Peterman, J.R. Bence, W. Dai, and G.C. Christie. 2007. Explicit consideration of uncertainty in Great Lakes fishery management: decision analysis of sea lamprey control in the St. Marys River. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 64: 1456-1468.

  11. Hansen, G.J.A, N.C. Ban, M.L. Jones, L. Kaufman, H. Panes, M. Yasue, A.C.J. Vincent. 2011. Hindsight in marine protected area designation and planning: a comparison of ecological representation arising from opportunistic and systematic approaches. Biological Conservation 144:1866-1875.

  12. Hansen, G.J.A. and M.L. Jones. 2009. Variation in larval sea lamprey demographics among Great Lakes tributaries: A mixed effects model analysis of historical survey data. Journal of Great Lakes Research 35:591-602.

  13. Hansen, G.J.A. and Jones, M.L. 2008. A rapid assessment approach to prioritizing streams for control of Great Lakes sea lampreys: A case study in adaptive management. Can. J. Fish. Aquat. Sci. 65: 2471-2484.

  14. Hansen, G.J.A. and M.L. Jones. 2008. The value of information in fishery management. Fisheries 33: 340-348.

  15. Hayes, D., Jones, M., Lester, N., Chu, C., Doka, S., Netto, J., Stockwell, J., Thompson, B., Minns, C.K., Shuter, B., Collins, N. 2009.  Linking fish population dynamics to habitat conditions: insights from the application of a process-oriented approach to several Great Lakes species.  Reviews in Fish Biology and Fisheries 19:295-312.

  16. Honeyfield, D.C., A.K. Peters, and M.L. Jones 2008. Thiamine and fatty acid content of Lake Michigan Chinook salmon. Journal of Great Lakes Research 34: 581-589.

  17. Irwin, B.J., W. Liu, J.R. Bence, M.L. Jones. 2012. Defining Economic Injury Levels for sea lamprey control in the Great Lakes basin. North American Journal of Fisheries Management 32:760-771.

  18. Irwin, B.J., M.J. Wilberg, M.L. Jones, and J.R. Bence. 2011. Applying Structured Decision Making to Recreational Fisheries Management. Fisheries 36(3):7-16.

  19. Irwin, B.J., M.J. Wilberg, J.R. Bence, and M.L. Jones. 2008. Evaluating alternative harvest policies for yellow perch in southern Lake Michigan. Fisheries Research 94:267-281.

  20. Jones, M.L., B. Irwin, G.J.A. Hansen, H.A. Dawson, A.J. Treble, W. Liu, W. Dai, and J.R. Bence. 2009. An operating model for Great Lakes sea lamprey integrated pest management. Open Fish Science Journal 2: 59-73.

  21. Jones, M.L. and J.R. Bence. 2009. Uncertainty and fishery management in the North American Great Lakes: Lessons from applications of decision analysis. Pages 1059-1081 in C.C. Krueger and C.E. Zimmerman, editors. Pacific salmon: ecology and management of western Alaska’s populations. American Fisheries Society, Symposium 70, Bethesda, Maryland.

  22. Jones, M.L., J.R. Bence, E.B. Szalai, and W. Dai. 2008. Assessing stocking policies for Lake Michigan salmonine fisheries using decision analysis. In The state of Lake Michigan in 2005. Edited by D.F. Clapp and W. Horns. Great Lakes Fishery Commission Special Publication 08-02. pp. 81-88.

  23. Jones, M.L. and J.M. Dettmers. 2007. Making wise decisions about transferring fish among lakes within the Great Lakes basin. Journal of Great Lakes Research 33:930-934.

  24. Jones, M.L. 2007. Towards improved assessment of sea lamprey population dynamics in support of cost-effective sea lamprey management. Journal of Great Lakes Research 33 (Special Issue 2): 35-47.

  25. Li, W., M. Twohey, M. Jones, M. Wagner. 2007. Research to guide use of pheromones to control sea lamprey. Journal of Great Lakes Research 33 (Special Issue 2): 70-86.

  26. McLaughlin, R.L., E.R.B. Smyth, T. Castro-Santos, M.L. Jones, M.A. Koops, T.C. Pratt, and L. Velez-Espino. 2012. Assessing unintended consequences and trade-offs of fish passage. Fish and Fisheries DOI: 10.1111/faf.12003.

  27. Myers, J.T., M.L. Jones, J.D. Stockwell, and D.L. Yule. 2009. Re-assessment of the predatory effects of rainbow smelt on cisco in Lake Superior. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society 138: 1352-1368.

  28. Peters, A.K., M.L. Jones, D.C. Honeyfield, and J.R. Bence. 2007. Monitoring energetic status of Lake Michigan Chinook Salmon using water content as a predictor of whole-fish lipid content. Journal of Great Lakes Research 33:253-263.

  29. Smith, K.L. and M.L. Jones. 2008. Allocation of sampling effort to optimize efficiency of watershed-level ichthyofaunal inventories. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society 137:1500-1506.

  30. Smith, K.L. and M.L. Jones. 2007. When are historical data sufficient for making watershed-level stream fish management and conservation decisions? Environmental Monitoring and Assessment. 135: 291-311. 

  31. Treble, A.J., M.L. Jones, and T.B. Steeves. 2008. Development and evaluation of a new predictive model for metamorphosis of Great Lakes larval sea lamprey (Petromyzon marinus) populations. Journal of Great Lakes Research 34: 404-417.

  32. Wagner, T., M.L. Jones, M.P. Ebener, M.T. Arts, T.O. Brenden, D.C. Honeyfield, G.M. Wright, and M. Faisal. 2010. Spatial and temporal dynamics of lake whitefish (Coregonus clupeaformis) health indicators: linking individual-based indicators to a management-relevant endpoint.  Journal of Great Lakes Research 36 (Supplement 1):121-134.

  33. Wilberg, M.J., B.J. Irwin, M.L. Jones, and J.R. Bence. 2008. Effects of source-sink dynamics on harvest policy performance for yellow perch in southern Lake Michigan. Fisheries Research 94:282-289.

  34. Zhao, Y., M.L. Jones, B.J. Shuter, and E.F. Roseman. 2009. A Biophysical model of Lake Erie walleye explains inter-annual variations in recruitment. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences. 66: 114-125.

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