Works (72)

2020 journal article

Coupling acoustic tracking with conventional tag returns to estimate mortality for a coastal flatfish with high rates of emigration

CANADIAN JOURNAL OF FISHERIES AND AQUATIC SCIENCES, 77(1), 1–22.

By: T. Scheffel, J. Hightower, J. Buckel, J. Krause & F. Scharf

Source: Web Of Science
Added: January 27, 2020

2019 journal article

Evaluation of Fish Passage at a Nature-Like Rock Ramp Fishway on a Large Coastal River

TRANSACTIONS OF THE AMERICAN FISHERIES SOCIETY, 148(4), 798–816.

By: J. Raabe, J. Hightower, T. Ellis & J. Facendola

Source: Web Of Science
Added: August 5, 2019

2019 journal article

Survival and Density of a Dominant Fish Species Across a Gradient of Urbanization in North Carolina Tidal Creeks

ESTUARIES AND COASTS, 42(6), 1632–1653.

By: P. Rudershausen, J. Hightower, J. Buckel, M. O'Donnell, T. Dubreuil & B. Letcher

Source: Web Of Science
Added: August 12, 2019

2018 journal article

A non-invasive approach to enumerating White Sturgeon (Acipenser transmontanus Richardson, 1863) using side-scan sonar

Journal of Applied Ichthyology, 34(2), 398–404.

By: J. Hughes, B. Bentz & J. Hightower

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2018 journal article

Juvenile and adult striped bass mortality and distribution in an unrecovered coastal population

North American Journal of Fisheries Management, 38(1), 104–119.

By: C. Bradley, J. Rice, D. Aday, J. Hightower, J. Rock & K. Lincoln

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2018 journal article

Relative importance of fishing and natural mortality for spotted seatrout (Cynoscion nebulosus) estimated from a tag-return model and corroborated with survey data

Fisheries Research (Amsterdam, Netherlands), 199, 81–93.

By: T. Ellis, J. Hightower & J. Buckel

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2017 journal article

An integrated tagging model to estimate mortality rates of Albemarle Sound - Roanoke River striped bass

Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences, 74(7), 1061–1076.

By: J. Harris & J. Hightower

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2017 journal article

Estimating fish mortality rates using telemetry and multistate models

Fisheries, 42(4), 210–219.

By: J. Hightower & J. Harris

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2017 journal article

Relating cold tolerance to winterkill for spotted seatrout at its northern latitudinal limits

Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology, 490, 42–51.

By: T. Ellis, J. Buckel, J. Hightower & S. Poland

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2017 journal article

Winter severity influences spotted seatrout mortality in a southeast US estuarine system

Marine Ecology Progress Series, 564, 145–161.

By: T. Ellis, J. Buckel & J. Hightower

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2016 journal article

Can optimal trap mesh size be predicted from body depth in a laterally-compressed fish species?

Fisheries Research (Amsterdam, Netherlands), 179, 259–270.

By: P. Rudershausen, J. Hightower & J. Buckel

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2016 journal article

Components of mortality within a black bass high-release recreational fishery

Transactions of the American Fisheries Society, 145(3), 578–588.

By: J. Kerns, M. Allen & J. Hightower

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2016 journal article

Retention probability varies with cull ring size in traps fished for blue crab

North American Journal of Fisheries Management, 36(1), 122–130.

By: P. Rudershausen & J. Hightower

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2015 journal article

Coastal migration and homing of Roanoke River Striped Bass

Marine and Coastal Fisheries (Online), 7(1), 301–315.

By: J. Callihan, J. Harris & J. Hightower

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2015 journal article

Combining split-beam and dual-frequency identification sonars to estimate abundance of anadromous fishes in the Roanoke River, North Carolina

North American Journal of Fisheries Management, 35(2), 229–240.

By: J. Hughes & J. Hightower

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2015 journal article

Estimated survival of subadult and adult Atlantic sturgeon in four river basins in the Southeastern United States

Marine and Coastal Fisheries (Online), 7(1), 514–522.

By: J. Hightower, M. Loeffler, W. Post & D. Peterson

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2015 journal article

Estimating regional fishing mortality for freshwater systems: A Florida largemouth bass example

North American Journal of Fisheries Management, 35(4), 681–689.

By: J. Kerns, M. Allen, J. Dotson & J. Hightower

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2015 journal article

Estimating sturgeon abundance in the Carolinas using side-scan sonar

Marine and Coastal Fisheries (Online), 7(1), 1–9.

By: H. Flowers & J. Hightower

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2015 journal article

Fall spawning of Atlantic sturgeon in the Roanoke River, North Carolina

Transactions of the American Fisheries Society, 144(1), 48–54.

By: J. Smith, H. Flowers & J. Hightower

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2014 journal article

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.

By: J. Raabe, B. Gardner & J. Hightower

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2014 journal article

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.

By: J. Raabe & J. Hightower

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2014 journal article

Assessing distribution of migratory fishes and connectivity following complete and partial dam removals in a North Carolina river

North American Journal of Fisheries Management, 34(5), 955–969.

By: J. Raabe & J. Hightower

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2014 journal article

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.

By: P. Rudershausen, J. Buckel, T. Dubreuil, M. O'Donnell, J. Hightower, S. Poland, B. Letcher

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2014 journal article

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.

By: P. Rudershausen, J. Buckel & J. Hightower

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2013 journal article

A novel approach to surveying sturgeon using side-scan sonar and occupancy modeling

Marine and Coastal Fisheries (Online), 5(1), 211–223.

By: H. Flowers & J. Hightower

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2013 conference paper

Estimating abundance of adult striped bass in reservoirs using mobile hydroacoustics

American Fisheries Society symposium, 80, 279–290.

By: J. Hightower, J. Taylor & D. Degan

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2013 journal article

Reliability of fish size estimates obtained from multibeam imaging sonar

Journal of Fish and Wildlife Management, 4(1), 86–96.

By: J. Hightower, K. Magowan, L. Brown & D. Fox

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2013 journal article

Research tools to investigate movements, migrations, and life history of sturgeons (Acipenseridae), with an emphasis on marine-oriented populations

PLoS One, 8(8), e71552.

By: T. Nelson, P. Doukakis, S. Lindley, A. Schreier, H. J., W. L., . R., M. Webb

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2013 conference paper

Tagging methods for estimating population size and mortality rates of inland striped bass populations

American Fisheries Society symposium, 80, 249–262.

By: J. Hightower & K. Pollock

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2013 journal article

Telemetry-based mortality estimates of juvenile spot in two North Carolina estuarine creeks

Transactions of the American Fisheries Society, 142(2), 399–415.

By: S. Friedl, J. Buckel, J. Hightower, F. Scharf & K. Pollock

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2012 journal article

A Bayesian spawning habitat suitability model for American shad in southeastern United States rivers

Journal of Fish and Wildlife Management, 3(2), 184–198.

By: J. Hightower, J. Harris, J. Raabe, P. Brownell & C. Drew

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2012 journal article

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.

By: J. Harris & J. Hightower

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2012 chapter

Design and analysis of tagging studies

In Fisheries techniques (3rd ed.) (pp. 521–572). Bethesda, Md.: American Fisheries Society.

By: W. Pine, J. Hightower, L. Coggins, M. Lauretta & K. Pollock

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2012 journal article

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.

By: J. Smith & J. Hightower

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2011 journal article

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.

By: J. Harris & J. Hightower

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2011 journal article

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.

By: J. Harris & J. Hightower

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2011 journal article

Spawning habitat selection of Hickory shad

North American Journal of Fisheries Management, 31(3), 495–505.

By: J. Harris & J. Hightower

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2010 journal article

Evaluation of methods for identifying spawning sites and habitat selection for alosines

North American Journal of Fisheries Management, 30(2), 386–399.

By: J. Harris & J. Hightower

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2010 journal article

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.

By: N. Bacheler, J. Hightower, S. Burdick, L. Paramore, J. Buckel & K. Pollock

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2009 journal article

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.

By: N. Bacheler, J. Buckel, J. Hightower, L. Paramore & K. Pollock

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2009 journal article

Abiotic and biotic factors influence the habitat use of an estuarine fish

Marine Ecology Progress Series, 377, 263–277.

By: N. Bacheler, L. Paramore, J. Buckel & J. Hightower

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2009 journal article

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.

By: N. Bacheler, L. Paramore, S. Burdick, J. Buckel & J. Hightower

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2008 journal article

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.

By: N. Bacheler, J. Hightower, L. Paramore, J. Buckel & K. Pollock

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2008 journal article

Effects of age-1 striped bass predation on juvenile fish in western Albemarle Sound

Transactions of the American Fisheries Society, 137(1), 324–339.

By: J. Tuomikoski, P. Rudershausen, J. Buckel & J. Hightower

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2007 journal article

Age-dependent tag return models for estimating fishing mortality, natural mortality, and selectivity

Journal of Agricultural, Biological, and Environmental Statistics, 12(2), 177–194.

By: H. Jiang, K. Pollock, C. Brownie, J. Hightower, J. Hoenig & W. Hearn

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2007 chapter

Distribution, habitat use, and size of Atlantic sturgeon captured during cooperative winter tagging cruises, 1988-2006

In Anadromous sturgeons: Habitats, threats, and management (pp. 167–182). Bethesda, MD: American Fisheries Society.

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2007 conference paper

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, 23–28.

By: J. Hightower

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2007 journal article

Estimating fishing mortality, natural mortality, and selectivity using recoveries from tagging young fish

North American Journal of Fisheries Management, 27(3), 773–781.

By: H. Jiang, C. Brownie, J. Hightower & K. Pollock

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2007 chapter

Oceanic distribution and behavior of green sturgeon

In Anadromous sturgeons: Habitats, threats, and management (pp. 197–211). Bethesda, MD: American Fisheries Society.

By: D. Erickson & J. Hightower

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2007 journal article

Seasonal natural and fishing mortality of striped bass in a southeastern reservoir

North American Journal of Fisheries Management, 27(2), 681–694.

By: J. Thompson, D. Waters, J. Rice & J. Hightower

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2007 journal article

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.

By: H. Jiang, K. Pollock, C. Brownie, J. Hoenig, R. Latour, B. Wells, J. Hightower

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2006 journal article

Distribution and abundance of American eels in the White Oak River estuary, North Carolina

Southeastern Naturalist, 5(4), 693–710.

By: J. Hightower & C. Nesnow

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2006 journal article

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.

By: S. Burdick & J. Hightower

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2006 journal article

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.

By: W. Cope, M. Bartsch & J. Hightower

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2005 journal article

Fishing and natural mortality of adult largemouth bass in a tropical reservoir

Transactions of the American Fisheries Society, 134(3), 563–571.

By: D. Waters, R. Noble & J. Hightower

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2005 journal article

Prey selectivity and diet of striped bass in western Albemarle Sound, North Carolina

Transactions of the American Fisheries Society, 134(5), 1059–1074.

By: P. Rudershausen, J. Tuomikoski, J. Buckel & J. Hightower

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2004 journal article

Combining telemetry and fisheries tagging models to estimate fishing and natural mortality rates

Transactions of the American Fisheries Society, 133(3), 639–648.

By: K. Pollock, H. Jiang & J. Hightower

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2004 conference paper

Preliminary assessment of an Alaska Steeppass fishway on a North Carolina Blackwater Creek

Proceedings of the Annual Conference, Southeastern Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies, 58, 92–99. Frankfurt, KY: Southeastern Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies.

By: B. Ricks, J. Hightower & A. Wicker

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2003 journal article

A review of tagging methods for estimating fish population size and components of mortality

Fisheries, 28(10), 10–23.

By: W. Pine, K. Pollock, J. Hightower, T. Kwak & J. Rice

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2003 chapter

Migration and spawning habitat of American shad in the Roanoke River, North Carolina.

In Biodiversity, status, and conservation of the world's shads (American Fisheries Society symposium ; 35) (Vol. 35, pp. 193–199). Bethesda, Md.: American Fisheries Society.

By: J. Hightower & K. Sparks

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2003 conference paper

Status of river herring stocks in large rivers

Biodiversity, status, and conservation of the world's shads, 171–182. Bethesda, MD: American Fisheries Society.

By: R. Schmidt, B. Jessop & J. Hightower

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2002 chapter

Estuarine and nearshore marine habitat use by Gulf sturgeon from the Choctawhatchee River system, Florida.

In Biology, management, and protection of North American sturgeon (American Fisheries Society Symposium ; 28) (Vol. 28, pp. 111–125). Bethesda, MD: American Fisheries Society.

By: D. Fox, J. Hightower & F. Parauka

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2002 journal article

Movement and habitat use of green sturgeon Acipenser medirostris in the Rogue River, Oregon, USA

Journal of Applied Ichthyology, 18(4-6), 565–569.

By: D. Erickson, J. North, J. Hightower, J. Weber & L. Lauck

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2002 journal article

Potential for restoration of the Roanoke River population of Atlantic sturgeon

Journal of Applied Ichthyology, 18(4-6), 475–480.

By: J. Armstrong & J. Hightower

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2002 journal article

Summer habitat use by Gulf sturgeon in the Choctawhatchee River, Florida

Journal of Applied Ichthyology, 18(4-6), 595–600.

By: J. Hightower, K. Zehfuss, D. Fox & F. Parauka

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2001 journal article

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.

By: J. Jackson & J. Hightower

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2001 journal article

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.

By: J. Hightower, J. Jackson & K. Pollock

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2000 journal article

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.

By: C. Beasley & J. Hightower

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2000 journal article

Gulf sturgeon spawning migration and habitat in the Choctawhatchee River system, Alabama-Florida

Transactions of the American Fisheries Society, 129(3), 811–826.

By: D. Fox, J. Hightower & F. Paruka

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

1999 journal article

Abundance of Gulf sturgeon in the Apalachicola River, Florida

Transactions of the American Fisheries Society, 128(1), 130–143.

By: K. Zehfuss, J. Hightower & K. Pollock

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

1999 conference paper

Effects of contaminated sediments on brown bullhead age structure, growth, and condition in a North Carolina tidal creek

Catfish 2000: Proceedings of the International Ictalurid Symposium, 161–172. Bethesda, MD: American Fisheries Society.

By: J. Hightower, W. Fleming & M. Hayman

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

1998 journal article

Spawning migration of telemetered striped bass in the Roanoke River, North Carolina

Transactions of the American Fisheries Society, 127(2), 286–297.

By: J. Carmichael, S. Haeseker & J. Hightower

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018