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Details of Dr. Michael James, William Stokesbury   


Gender male
Job title Director
Department Faculty of Science
Dalhousie University ( CIFT)
1360 Barrington St. Halifax B3J 2X4
Faculty of Science, Office of the Dean, Dalhousie University, Room 824, Life Sciences Centre, Halifax, Nova Scotia, B3H 4J1
Tel 1-902-494-2357
Fax 1-902-494-3637
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Website http://www.oceantrackingnetwork.org
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Degree PhD
Job type Research
Research Area(s) Biological Oceanography, Marine Ecology , Fisheries, Aquaculture , Biological Oceanography, Marine Ecology , Fisheries, Aquaculture
Research Activities Fish movement and behaviour
Research Region 36
Working languages English
Skills/Expertise Fish Tracking
PUBLICATIONS (as reported by Dr. Michael STOKESBURY)

Weng, K.C.W., Stokesbury, M.J.W., Boustany, A.M., Seitz, A.C., Teo, S.L.H., Miller, S.K., and B.A. Block. 2009. Habitat and Behaviour of Yellowfin Tuna in the Gulf of Mexico determined using pop-up satellite archival tags. Journal of Fish Biology 74:1434-1439
Stokesbury, M.J.S., Dadswell, M.J., Holland, K.N., Jackson, G.D., Bowen, W.D. and R.K. O’Dor. 2009. Tracking diadromous fishes at sea using hybrid acoustic and archival tags. In Haro, A. J., K. L. Smith, R. A. Rulifson, C. M. Moffitt, R. J. Klauda, M. J. Dadswell, R. A. Cunjak, J. E. Cooper, K. L. Beal, and T. S. Avery, editors. 2009. Challenges for Diadromous Fishes in a Dynamic Global Environment. American Fisheries Society, Symposium 69, Bethesda, Maryland.
O’Dor, R. K., and M.J.W. Stokesbury. 2009. The Ocean Tracking Network – adding marine animal movements to the Global Ocean Observing System. In J.L. Nielsen et al. (eds.), Tagging and Tracking of Marine Animals with Electronic Devices, Reviews: Methods and Technologies in Fish Biology and Fisheries.
O’Dor, R., Stokesbury, M., Amiro, P. and E. Halfyard. 2008. The Ocean Tracking Network: Cutting Edge Technology on a Global Scale. The Journal of Ocean Technology 3: 23-27
Spares, A., Reader, J.M., Stokesbury, M.J.W., McDermott, T., Zikovsky, L., Avery, T. S. and M. J. Dadswell. 2007. Inferring marine distribution of Canadian and Irish Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar L.) in the North Atlantic from tissue concentrations of bio-accumulated caesium-137. ICES Journal of Marine Science 64:394-404
O’Dor R.K., Stokesbury, M.J.S., and G.D. Jackson 2007. Tracking marine species – taking the next steps. Lyle JM, Furlani DM, Buxton CD (Eds.) 2007. Cutting-edge technologies in fish and fisheries science, Austral Soc Fish Biol Work Proc, Hobart, Tasmania, August 2006, Australian Society for Fish Biology pp. 6-12
Dadswell, M.J., Stokesbury, M. and D. Bates. 2007. Biannual spawning and spat settlement of sea scallops (Placopecten magellanicus) in Mahone Bay, Nova Scotia and the possible long term effect of a scallop farm on the recovery of the Mahone Bay sea scallop population. Journal of Shellfish Research 26: 1304-1304
Stokesbury, M.J.W., Cosgrove, R., Teo, S.L.H., Browne, D., O’Dor, R.K., and B.A. Block. 2007. Movement of Atlantic bluefin tuna from the eastern Atlantic Ocean to the western Atlantic Ocean as determined with pop-up satellite archival tags. Hydrobiologia 582:91-97
Teo, S.L.H., Boustany, A., Dewar, H., Stokesbury, M.J.W., Weng, K.C., Beemer, S., Seitz, A.C., Farwell, C.J., Prince, E. and B.A. Block. 2007. Movement patterns, diving behavior and thermal biology of Atlantic bluefin tuna (Thunnus thynnus) on their breeding grounds in the Gulf of Mexico. Marine Biology 151:1-18
Gallant, J., Harvey-Clark, C., Myers, R.A. and M.J.W. Stokesbury. 2006. Sea lamprey (Petromyzon marinus) feeding on a Greenland shark (Somniosus microcephalus) in the St. Lawrence Estuary, Canada. Northeastern Naturalist 13: 35-38.
Lacroix, G.L., Knox, D., and M.J.W. Stokesbury. 2005. Influence of tidal flow on Atlantic salmon post-smolt migration and behaviour in coastal habitat. Journal of Fish Biology 66: 485-498.
Block, B.A., Teo, S.L.H., Walli, A., Boustany, A., Stokesbury, M.J.W., Farwell, C., Williams, T., Weng, K. and H. Dewar. 2005. Electronic tagging and population structure of Atlantic bluefin tuna. Nature 434: 1121-1127.
Stokesbury, M.J.W., Harvey-Clark, C., Gallant, J., Block, B.A., and R.A. Myers. 2005. Movement and environmental preferences of Greenland sharks (Somniosus microcephalus) electronically tagged in the St. Lawrence Estuary, Canada. Marine Biology 148: 159-165.
Lacroix, G.L. and M.J.W. Stokesbury. 2004. Adult return of farmed Atlantic salmon escaped as juveniles into freshwater. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society 133: 484-490.
Stokesbury, M.J.W., Teo, S.L.H., Seitz, A., O’Dor, R. K., and B.A. Block. 2004. Movement of Atlantic bluefin tuna (Thunnus thynnus) as determined by satellite tagging experiments initiated off New England. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and aquatic sciences 61: 1976-1987.
Stokesbury, M. J., and G. L. Lacroix. 1997. High Incidence of hatchery origin Atlantic salmon in the smolt output of a Canadian River. ICES Journal of Marine Science 54(6): 1074-1081
Stokesbury, M.J.W., Lacroix, G.L., Price, E.L., Knox, D. and M.J. Dadswell. 2001. Identification by Scale Analysis of Farmed Atlantic Salmon Juveniles in Southwestern New Brunswick Rivers. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society 130(5): 815-822
Stokesbury, M. J. W. and K. D. E. Stokesbury. 1993. Occurrence of Juvenile Atlantic Menhaden, Brevoortia tyrannus, in the Annapolis River, Nova Scotia. Estuaries 16(4): 827-829
Stokesbury, K.D.E., and M. J. W. Stokesbury. 1999. Subtidal fishes associated with gravel and bedrock in the Baie des Chaleurs, Quebec. Canadian Field-Naturalist 113(3): 466-471

Created: 2009-07-06 Last Updated: 2009-07-06