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Number of Publications: 56
Hightower, Joseph E.


Articles
Raabe, J. K., & Hightower, J. E. (2014). American shad migratory behavior, weight loss, survival, and abundance in a North Carolina river following dam removals. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society, 143(3), 673-688.

Raabe, J. K., & Hightower, J. E. (2014). American shad migratory behavior, weight loss, survival, and abundance in a North Carolina river following dam removals. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society, 143(3), 673-688.

Raabe, J. K., & Hightower, J. E. (2014). American shad migratory behavior, weight loss, survival, and abundance in a North Carolina river following dam removals. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society, 143(3), 673-688.

Rudershausen, P. J., Buckel, J. A., Dubreuil, T., O'Donnell, M. J., Hightower, J. E., Poland, S. J., & Letcher, B. H. (2014). Estimating movement and survival rates of a small saltwater fish using autonomous antenna receiver arrays and passive integrated transponder tags. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 499, 177-192.

Rudershausen, P. J., Buckel, J. A., & Hightower, J. E. (2014). Estimating reef fish discard mortality using surface and bottom tagging: Effects of hook injury and barotrauma. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences, 71(4), 514-520.

Raabe, J. K., Gardner, B., & Hightower, J. E. (2014). A spatial capture-recapture model to estimate fish survival and location from linear continuous monitoring arrays. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences, 71(1), 120-130.

Flowers, H. J., & Hightower, J. E. (2013). A Novel approach to surveying sturgeon using side-scan sonar and occupancy modeling. Marine and Coastal Fisheries (Online), 5(1), 211-223.

Hightower, J. E., Magowan, K. J., Brown, L. M., & Fox, D. A. (2013). Reliability of fish size estimates obtained from multibeam imaging sonar. Journal of Fish and Wildlife Management, 4(1), 86-96.

Nelson, T., Doukakis, P., Lindley, S., Schreier, A. Hightower, J., Hildebrand, L., Whitlock, R., & Webb, M. (2013). Research tools to investigate movements, migrations, and life history of sturgeons (Acipenseridae), with an emphasis on marine-oriented populations. PLoS One, 8(8), e71552.

Friedl, S. E., Buckel, J. A., Hightower, J. E., Scharf, F. S., & Pollock, K. H. (2013). Telemetry-based mortality estimates of juvenile spot in two North Carolina estuarine creeks. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society, 142(2), 399-415.

Flowers, H., & Hightower, J. (2013). A novel approach to surveying sturgeon using side-scan sonar and occupancy modeling. Marine and Coastal Fisheries (Online), 5, 211-223.

Hightower, J. E., Harris, J. E., Raabe, J. K., Brownell, P., & Drew, C. A. (2012). A Bayesian spawning habitat suitability model for American shad in southeastern United States rivers. Journal of Fish and Wildlife Management, 3(2), 184-198.

Harris, J. E., & Hightower, J. E. (2012). Demographic population model for American shad: Will access to additional habitat upstream of dams increase population sizes?. Marine and Coastal Fisheries (Online), 4, 262-283.

Smith, J. A., & Hightower, J. E. (2012). Effect of low-head lock-and-dam structures on migration and spawning of American shad and striped bass in the Cape Fear River, North Carolina. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society, 141(2), 402-413.

Harris, J. E., & Hightower, J. E. (2011). Identification of American Shad Spawning Sites and Habitat Use in the Pee Dee River, North Carolina and South Carolina. North American Journal of Fisheries Management, 31(6), 1019-1033.

Harris, J. E., & Hightower, J. E. (2011). Movement patterns of American shad transported upstream of dams on the Roanoke River, North Carolina and Virginia. North American Journal of Fisheries Management, 31(2), 240-256.

Harris, J. E., & Hightower, J. E. (2011). Spawning habitat selection of Hickory shad. North American Journal of Fisheries Management, 31(3), 495-505.

Harris, J. E., & Hightower, J. E. (2010). Evaluation of methods for identifying spawning sites and habitat selection for alosines. North American Journal of Fisheries Management, 30(2), 386-399.

Bacheler, N. M., Hightower, J. E., Burdick, S. M., Paramore, L. M., Buckel, J. A., & Pollock, K. H. (2010). Using generalized linear models to estimate selectivity from short-term recoveries of tagged red drum Sciaenops ocellatus: Effects of gear, fate, and regulation period. Fisheries Research (Amsterdam, Netherlands), 102(3), 266-275.

Bacheler, N. M., Paramore, L. M., Buckel, J. A., & Hightower, J. E. (2009). Abiotic and biotic factors influence the habitat use of an estuarine fish. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 377, 263-277.

Bacheler, N. M., Paramore, L. M., Burdick, S. M., Buckel, J. A., & Hightower, J. E. (2009). Variation in movement patterns of red drum (Sciaenops ocellatus) inferred from conventional tagging and ultrasonic telemetry. Fishery Bulletin (Washington, D.C.), 107(4), 405-419.

Bacheler, N. M., Buckel, J. A., Hightower, J. E., Paramore, L. M., & Pollock, K. H. (2009). A combined telemetry - tag return approach to estimate fishing and natural mortality rates of an estuarine fish. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences, 66(8), 1230-1244.

Tuomikoski, J. E., Rudershausen, P. J., Buckel, J. A., & Hightower, J. E. (2008). Effects of age-1 striped bass predation on juvenile fish in western Albemarle Sound. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society, 137(1), 324-339.

Bacheler, N. M., Hightower, J. E., Paramore, L. M., Buckel, J. A., & Pollock, K. H. (2008). An age-dependent tag return model for estimating mortality and selectivity of an estuarine-dependent fish with high rates of catch and release. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society, 137(5), 1422-1432.

Jiang, H. H., Pollock, K. H., Brownie, C., Hightower, J. E., Hoenig, J. M., & Hearn, W. S. (2007). Age-dependent tag return models for estimating fishing mortality, natural mortality, and selectivity. Journal of Agricultural, Biological, and Environmental Statistics, 12(2), 177-194.

Jiang, H., Brownie, C., Hightower, J. E., & Pollock, K. H. (2007). Estimating fishing mortality, natural mortality, and selectivity using recoveries from tagging young fish. North American Journal of Fisheries Management, 27(3), 773-781.

Thompson, J. S., Waters, D. S., Rice, J. A., & Hightower, J. E. (2007). Seasonal natural and fishing mortality of striped bass in a southeastern reservoir. North American Journal of Fisheries Management, 27(2), 681-694.

Jiang, H. H., Pollock, K. H., Brownie, C., Hoenig, J. M., Latour, R. J., Wells, B. K., & Hightower, J. E. (2007). Tag return models allowing for harvest and catch and release: Evidence of environmental and management impacts on striped bass fishing and natural mortality rates. North American Journal of Fisheries Management, 27(2), 387-396.

Hightower, J. E., & Nesnow, C. (2006). Distribution and abundance of American eels in the White Oak River estuary, North Carolina. Southeastern Naturalist, 5(4), 693-710.

Burdick, S. M., & Hightower, J. E. (2006). Distribution of spawning activity by anadromous fishes in an Atlantic slope drainage after removal of a low-head dam. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society, 135(5), 1290-1300.

Cope, W. G., Bartsch, M. R., & Hightower, J. E. (2006). Population dynamics of zebra mussels Dreissena polymorpha (Pallas, 1771) during the initial invasion of the Upper Mississippi River, USA. Journal of Molluscan Studies, 72, 179-188.

Waters, D. S., Noble, R. L., & Hightower, J. E. (2005). Fishing and natural mortality of adult largemouth bass in a tropical reservoir. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society, 134(3), 563-571.

Rudershausen, P. J., Tuomikoski, J. E., Buckel, J. A., & Hightower, J. E. (2005). Prey selectivity and diet of striped bass in western Albemarle Sound, North Carolina. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society, 134(5), 1059-1074.

Pollock, K. H., Jiang, H. H., & Hightower, J. E. (2004). Combining telemetry and fisheries tagging models to estimate fishing and natural mortality rates. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society, 133(3), 639-648.

Pine, W. E., Pollock, K. H., Hightower, J. E., & Kwak, T. J., & Rice, J. A. (2003). A review of tagging methods for estimating fish population size and components of mortality. Fisheries, 28(10), 10-23.

Erickson, D. L., North, J. A., Hightower, J. E., Weber, J., & Lauck, L. (2002). Movement and habitat use of green sturgeon Acipenser medirostris in the Rogue River, Oregon, USA. Journal of Applied Ichthyology, 18(4-6), 565-569.

Armstrong, J. L., & Hightower, J. E. (2002). Potential for restoration of the Roanoke River population of Atlantic sturgeon. Journal of Applied Ichthyology, 18(4-6), 475-480.

Hightower, J. E., Zehfuss, K. P., Fox, D. A., & Parauka, F. M. (2002). Summer habitat use by Gulf sturgeon in the Choctawhatchee River, Florida. Journal of Applied Ichthyology, 18(4-6), 595-600.

Hightower, J. E., Zehfuss, K. P., Fox, D. A., & Parauka, F. M. (2002). Summer habitat use by Gulf sturgeon in the Choctawhatchee River, Florida. Journal of Applied Ichthyology, 18(4-6), 595-600.

Jackson, J. R., & Hightower, J. E. (2001). Reservoir striped bass movements and site fidelity in relation to seasonal patterns in habitat quality. North American Journal of Fisheries Management, 21(1), 34-45.

Hightower, J. E., Jackson, J. R., & Pollock, K. H. (2001). Use of telemetry methods to estimate natural and fishing mortality of striped bass in Lake Gaston, North Carolina. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society, 130(4), 557-567.

Beasley, C. A., & Hightower, J. E. (2000). Effects of a low-head dam on the distribution and characteristics of spawning habitat used by striped bass and American shad. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society, 129(6), 1316-1330.

Fox, D. A., Hightower, J. E., & Paruka, F. M. (2000). Gulf sturgeon spawning migration and habitat in the Choctawhatchee River system, Alabama-Florida. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society, 129(3), 811-826.

Zehfuss, K. P., Hightower, J. E., & Pollock, K. H. (1999). Abundance of Gulf sturgeon in the Apalachicola River, Florida. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society, 128(1), 130-143.

Carmichael, J. T., Haeseker, S. L., & Hightower, J. E. (1998). Spawning migration of telemetered striped bass in the Roanoke River, North Carolina. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society, 127(2), 286-297.

Chapters
Pine, W., Hightower, J., Coggins, L., Lauretta, M., & Pollock, K. (2012). Design and analysis of tagging studies. In A. V. Zale, D. L. Parrish, & T. M. Sutton (Eds.), Fisheries techniques (3rd ed.). (pp. 521-572). Bethesda, Md.: American Fisheries Society.

Laney, R. W., Hightower, J. E., Versak, B. R., Mangold, M. F., Cole, Jr., W. W., & Winslow, S. E. (2007). Distribution, habitat use, and size of Atlantic sturgeon captured during cooperative winter tagging cruises, 1988-2006. In J. Munro (Ed.), Anadromous sturgeons: Habitats, threats, and management. (pp. 167-182). Bethesda, MD: American Fisheries Society.

Erickson, D. L., & Hightower, J. E. (2007). Oceanic distribution and behavior of green sturgeon. In J. Munro (Ed.), Anadromous sturgeons: Habitats, threats, and management. (pp. 197-211). Bethesda, MD: American Fisheries Society.

Hightower, J. E., & Sparks, K. L. (2003). Migration and spawning habitat of American shad in the Roanoke River, North Carolina. In K. E. Limburg & J. R. Waldman (Eds.), Biodiversity, status, and conservation of the world's shads (American Fisheries Society symposium ; 35). (pp. 193-199). Bethesda, Md.: American Fisheries Society.

Fox, D. A., Hightower, J. E., & Parauka, F. M. (2002). Estuarine and nearshore marine habitat use by Gulf sturgeon from the Choctawhatchee River system, Florida. In W. Van Winkle (Ed.), Biology, management, and protection of North American sturgeon (American Fisheries Society Symposium ; 28). (pp. 111-125). Bethesda, MD: American Fisheries Society.

Conference Papers
Hightower, J., Taylor, J. C., & Degan, D. (2013). Estimating abundance of adult striped bass in reservoirs using mobile hydroacoustics. (American Fisheries Society symposium, 80) (pp. 279-290).

Hightower, J., & Pollock, K. (2013). Tagging methods for estimating population size and mortality rates of inland striped bass populations. (American Fisheries Society symposium, 80) (pp. 249-262).

Hightower, J. E. (2007). Effect of water quality on hatching success of blueback herring eggs in the Chowan River basin, North Carolina. (Proceedings of the ... Annual Conference, Southeastern Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies, ) (pp. 23-28).

Ricks, B. R., Hightower, J. E., & Wicker, A. M. (2004). Preliminary assessment of an Alaska Steeppass fishway on a North Carolina Blackwater Creek. In Proceedings of the Annual Conference, Southeastern Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies. (pp. 92-99). Frankfurt, KY: Southeastern Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies.

Schmidt, R. E., Jessop, B. M., & Hightower, J. E. (2003). Status of river herring stocks in large rivers. In K. E. Limburg & J. R. Waldman (Eds.), Biodiversity, status, and conservation of the world's shads. (pp. 171-182). Bethesda, MD: American Fisheries Society.

Hightower, J. E., Fleming, W. J., & Hayman, M. A. (1999). Effects of contaminated sediments on brown bullhead age structure, growth, and condition in a North Carolina tidal creek. In E. R. Irwin (Ed.), Catfish 2000: Proceedings of the International Ictalurid Symposium. (pp. 161-172). Bethesda, MD: American Fisheries Society.


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