CV and Publications

Curriculum Vitae

To learn more about my professional background, including a complete list of my publications and papers, check out my CV:   Full CV [pdf]   –   Abbreviated CV [pdf]

Please also visit my Google Scholar page for additional information.

Selected Publications

  1. Bade, A.P., T.R. Binder, M.D. Faust, C.S. Vandergoot, T.J. Hartman, R.T. Kraus, C.C. Krueger, and A. Ludsin. in press. 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
  2. Blawut, B., B. Wolfe, C.R. Moraes, A. Ludsin, and M.A. Coutinho da Silva. 2020. Use of hypertonic medium to cryopreserve sauger spermatozoa. North American Journal of Fisheries Management 82:84-91. doi.org/10.1002/naaq.10125
  3. Briland, R., J.P. Stone, M. Manubolu, J. Lee, and A. Ludsin. 2020. Cyanobacterial blooms modify food web structure and interactions in western Lake Erie. Harmful Algae 101586. doi.org/10.1016/j.hal.2019.03.004
  4. May, C.J., A. Ludsin, D. Glover, and 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
  5. 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 42:2170-2183. doi.org/10.1007/s12237-019-00626-x
  6. Brown, T., M.E. Fraker, and 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
  7. Dillon, R.A., J.D. Conroy, and A. Ludsin. 2019. Hydroacoustic data‐analysis recommendations to quantify prey‐fish abundance in shallow, target‐rich ecosystems. North American Journal of Fisheries Management 39:270-288. doi.org/10.1002/nafm.10266
  8. Becher, C., M.G. Strahan, and 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
  9. Blawut, B., B. Wolfe, C.R. Moraes, 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
  10. Chen, K.Y., E.A. Marschall, M.G. Sovic, A.C. Fries, H.L. Gibbs, and 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 9:439-446. doi.org/10.1111/2041-210X.12897
  11. Glaspie, C.N, M. Clouse, A.T. Adamack, Y. Cha, 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
  12. Hu, C., 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. Chen, K.-Y., S.A. Ludsin, M.M. Corey, P.D. Collingsworth, M.K. Nims, J.W. Olesik, K. Dabrowski, J.J. van Tassell, and 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
  18. 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
  19. 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
  20. 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. Höök, 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
  21. Farmer, T.M, E.A. Marschall, K. Dabrowski, and S.A. Ludsin. 2015. Short winters threaten temperate fish populations. Nature Communications 6:7724. doi:10.1038/ncomms8724. doi.org/10.1038/ncomms8724
  22. 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. Ludsin2015. 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
  23. 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 64:26-39. Cover photo of BioScience Issue. https://doi.org/10.1093/biosci/bit001
  24. 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 23:5366–5377. doi.org/10.1111/mec.12927
  25. 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
  26. 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 71:775-794. doi.org/10.1139/cjfas-2013-0512
  27. 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: 226–246. doi.org/10.1016/j.jglr.2014.02.004
  28. 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
  29. 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 56:366-383. doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-2427.2010.02504.x
  30. 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 67:1475–1489. doi.org/10.1139/F10-076
  31. 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 67:987-1004. doi.org/10.1139/F10-036
  32. 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
  33. 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 65:989-1002. doi.org/10.1139/f08-021
  34. 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 135:218–231. doi.org/10.1577/T04-165.1
  35. 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
  36. 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 12:1548-1565. doi.org/10.1890/1051-0761(2002)012[1548:FCMAAT]2.0.CO;2
  37. Ludsin, S.A., and A.D. Wolfe. 2001. Biological invasion theory: Darwin’s contributions from The Origin of Species. BioScience 51:780-789. doi.org/10.1641/0006-3568(2001)051[0780:BITDSC]2.0.CO;2
  38. 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 11:731-746. doi.org/10.1890/1051-0761(2001)011[0731:LADILE]2.0.CO;2
  39. Ludsin, S.A., and D.R. DeVries. 1997. First-year recruitment of largemouth bass: the interdependency of early life stages. Ecological Applications 7:1024-1038. doi.org/10.2307/2269453