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  • Information Report number 2015-01 (pdf): Cryptic speciation in the blue rockfish (Sebastes mystinus): age, growth and female maturity of the blue-sided rockfish, a newly identified species, from Oregon waters

  • Information Report number 2014-09 (pdf): Ainsworth, J. C., A. F. D’Andrea, M. Vance, S. D. Groth, and E. A. Perotti. 2014. Status of Oregon bay clam fisheries, stock assessment, and research. Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife, Information Report Series, Fish. No. 2014-09.  111 p.

  • Hannah, R. W. and M. T. O. Blume.  2014. The influence of bait and stereo video on the performance of a video lander as a survey tool for marine demersal reef fishes in Oregon waters. Marine and Coastal Fisheries: Dynamics, Management and Ecosystem Science 6:181-189. Request a copy.

  • Hannah, R.W., P. S. Rankin and M. T. O. Blume.  2014.  The divergent effect of capture depth and associated barotrauma on post-recompression survival of canary (Sebastes pinniger) and yelloweye rockfish (S. ruberrimus).  Fisheries Research 157:106-112. Request a copy.

  • Information Report number 2014-08 (pdf): The Population Dynamics of Oregon Ocean Shrimp (Pandalus jordani) and Recommendations for Management Using Target and Limit Reference Points or Suitable Proxies.

  • Information Report number 2014-06 (pdf): Evaluating the population-level impact of the ocean shrimp (Pandalus jordani) trawl fishery on the southern distinct population segment of eulachon (Thaleichthys pacificus).

  • Information Report number 2014-05 (pdf): Effects of climate and fishing on recruitment of ocean shrimp (Pandalus jordani): an update of recruitment models through 2013.

  • Information Report number 2014-04 (pdf): Length and age at maturity of female copper rockfish (Sebastes caurinus) from Oregon waters based on histological evaluation of ovaries.

  • Information Report number 2013-03 (pdf): A comparison of 2007 and 2013 macroinvertebrate surveys of mud habitats at Nehalem Bank, Oregon.

  • Rankin, P.S., B.W. Hannah, M.T.O. Blume. 2013. Effect of hypoxia on rockfish movements: implications for understanding the roles of temperature, toxins and site fidelity. Marine Ecology Progress Series: Vol.492:223-234. Request a copy.

  • Information Report number 2013-02 (pdf): Shrimp and eulachon footrope study

  • Information Report number 2012-05 (pdf): Age, growth and fematle maturity of vermilion rockfish (Sebastes miniatus) from Oregon waters

  • Hannah, R.W. and S.A. Jones.  2012.  Evaluating the behavioral impairment of escaping fish can help measure the effectiveness of bycatch reduction devices. Fish. Res. 131-133:39-44.
  • Hannah, R. W. and M. T. O. Blume.  2012. Tests of an experimental unbaited video lander as a marine fish survey tool for high-relief deepwater rocky reefs.  J. Exp. Mar. Biol. Ecol. 430-431:1-9.

  • Hannah, R. W., P. S. Rankin and M. T. O. Blume.  2012.  Use of a novel cage system to measure postrecompression survival of Northeast Pacific rockfish. Marine and Coastal Fisheries: Dynamics, Management and Ecosystem Science 4:46-56.

  • Riemer, S.D., B.E. Wright and R.F. Brown.  2011. Food habits of Steller sea lions (Eumetopias jubatus) (pdf) off Oregon and northern California, 1986-2007.  Fish. Bull. 109:369-381.

  • Hannah, Robert and Blume, Matthew. 2011. Quillback china RF maturity (pdf). Information Report 2011-01. Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife, Marine Resources Program, Newport, Oregon. 27 pp.

  • Hannah, R. W., S. A. Jones, M. J. M. Lomelli and W. W. Wakefield.  2011.  Trawl net modifications to reduce the bycatch of eulachon (Thaleichthys pacificus) in the ocean shrimp (Pandalus jordani) fishery.  Fish. Res. 110:277-282.

  • Hannah, R. W. and P. S. Rankin.  2011. Site fidelity and movement of eight species of Pacific rockfish at a high-relief rocky reef on the Oregon coast.  N. Amer. J. of Fish. Mgt. 31:483-494.

  • Hannah, R. W.  2011  Variation in the distribution of ocean shrimp (Pandalus jordani) recruits: links with coastal upwelling and climate change.  Fish. Oceanog. 20(4):305-313.

  • Hannah, R. W. 2010.  Use of a pre-recruit abundance index to improve forecasts of ocean shrimp (Pandalus jordani) recruitment from environmental models.  CalCOFI Rep. Vol. 51:119-127.

  • Thompson, J. E. and R. W. Hannah. 2010.  Using cross-dating techniques to validate ages of aurora rockfish (Sebastes aurora): estimates of age, growth and female maturity.  Env. Biol. Fishes 88:377-388.

  • Hannah, R.W., S.A. Jones, W. Miller, J. S. Knight.  2010.  Effects of trawling for ocean shrimp (Pandalus jordani) on macroinvertebrate abundance and diversity at four sites near Nehalem Bank, Oregon.  Fish. Bull. 108:30-38.

  • Hannah, R. W., M. T. O. Blume and J. E. Thompson. 2009. Length and age at maturity of female yelloweye rockfish (Sebastes rubberimus) and cabezon (Scorpaenichthys marmoratus) from Oregon waters based on histological evaluation of maturity (pdf). Oregon Dept. Fish Wildl., Information Rept. Ser., Fish. No. 2009-04.  29 p.

  • Hannah, R. W., T. V. Buell and M. T. O. Blume. 2008. Reducing bycatch in Oregon's recreational groundfish fishery: experimental results with angling gear configured to increase bait height above bottom (pdf). Oregon Dept. Fish Wildl., Information Rept. Ser., Fish. No. 2008-03. 26 pp.

  • Hannah, R. W., P. S. Rankin, A. N. Penny and S. J. Parker. 2008. Physical model of the development of external signs of barotrauma in Pacific rockfish. Aquatic Biology 3:291-296

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