QFC Technical Reports

2019

  1. Bence, J.R., T.O. Brenden, and E.M. Liljestrand. 2019. Feasibility of rehabilitating and supplementing fisheries by stocking Lake Whitefish in the upper Great Lakes. QFC Technical Report T2019-01, East Lansing, Michigan.pdf

2018

  1. Dobiesz, N.E., and J.R. Bence. 2018. Modeling sea lamprey abundance in Lake Huron after stopping lampricide treatment on specific rivers. QFC Technical Report T2018-01 (version 2), East Lansing, Michigan.pdf  [DOI: 10.6084/m9.figshare.6216848.v2]
  2. Fisch, N.F., and J.R. Bence. 2018. Sampling intensity, aging intensity, and its effect on age-structured assessment of cisco in Thunder Bay. QFC Technical Report T2018-02, East Lansing, Michigan.pdf [DOI:10.6084/m9.figshare.6167522.v1]

2017

  1. Maguffee, A.C., M.L. Jones, R. Clark, M. Kornis, and C.R. Bronte. 2017. Determining the natal origin of angler-caught Chinook Salmon using otolith microchemistry classification algorithms. QFC Technical Report T2017-01, East Lansing, Michigan.pdf

2016

  1. Truesdell, S.B., and J.R. Bence. 2016.  A review of stock assessment methods for lake trout and lake whitefish in 1836 Treaty waters of Lake Huron, Lake Michigan, and Lake Superior. Quantitative Fisheries Center Technical Report T2016-01, East Lansing, Michigan.pdf
  2. Jones, M., J. Bence, G. Hansen, P. Schmalz, C. Vandergoot, and A. Drake. 2016.  External review of Lake Nipissing's walleye fishery and management. Quantitative Fisheries Center Technical Report T2016-02, East Lansing, Michigan.pdf
  3. Jones, M.L., and A.J. Jensen. 2016.  Stock assessment review of Michigan's Lake Gogebic walleye fishery. Quantitative Fisheries Center Technical Report T2016-03, East Lansing, Michigan.pdf

2015

  1. Bence, J.R., and J.X. He. 2015. Update to the Brenden et al. (2012) statistical catch-at-age assessment for Chinook salmon in the main basin of Lake Huron. Quantitative Fisheries Center Technical Report T2015-01, East Lansing, Michigan.pdf

2014

  1. Maurer, B.A., J.R. Bence, and T.O. Brenden. 2014.  Assessing dynamics of Lake Huron fish communities using dynamic factor analysis. Quantitative Fisheries Center Technical Report T2014-01, East Lansing, Michigan.pdf
  2. Clark, R.D., Jr., M.L. Jones, and I. Tsehaye. 2014. Instruction manual for the Lake Michigan Chinook salmon-alewife predator-prey ratio analysis. Quantitative Fisheries Center Technical Report T2014-02, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI.pdf

2013

  1. Brenden. T.O. 2013. Evaluation of sampling requirements to answer management questions with coded wire tagged Chinook salmon returns in Lake Michigan. Quantitative Fisheries Center Technical Report T2013-01, East Lansing, Michigan.pdf

2012

  1. Clark, R.D., Jr. 2012. Review of Lake Michigan Red Flags Analysis. Quantitative Fisheries Center Technical Report T2012-01.pdf

2011

  1. Catalano, M. J., and J. R. Bence. 2011. The sensitivity to assumed ageing error of the stock assessment used to recommend lake whitefish yield for 2008 from management unit WFH01 of Lake Huron. Quantitative Fisheries Center Technical Report T2011-01.pdf

2010

  1. Brenden, T.O., and W. Liu.  2010.  Evaluation of regression approaches for predicting yellow perch (Perca flavescens) recreational harvest in Ohio waters of Lake Erie. Quantitative Fisheries Center, Technical Report T2010-01, East Lansing.pdf

2009

  1. Irwin, B.J., T.O. Brenden, W. Liu, and J.R. Bence. 2009. Estimating the relationship between sea lamprey-induced mortality on lake trout and observed marking rates. Quantitative Fisheries Center, Technical Report T2009-01, East Lansing.pdf

2008

  1. Jones, M.L., M.T. Arts, M. Faisal, M.P. Ebener, T. Wagner, T.O. Brenden, D. Honeyfield, and G. Wright. 2008. Magnitude and potential causes of mortality in four lake whitefish populations in Lakes Michigan and Huron: a multidisciplinary approach. Quantitative Fisheries Center, Technical Report T2008-01, East Lansing.pdf
  2. Jones, M.L., G.J.A. Hansen, W. Liu, B.J. Irwin, A.J. Treble, and H.A. Dawson. 2008. Sea lamprey population dynamics: updating demographic models and application to a novel control strategy. Quantitative Fisheries Center, Technical Report T2008-02, East Lansing.pdf
  3. Irwin, B.J., M.J. Wilberg, J.R. Bence, M.L. Jones. 2008. Specified input values for a stochastic simulation model for yellow perch in southern Lake Michigan. Quantitative Fisheries Center, Technical Report T2008-03, East Lansing.pdf
  4. Jones, M.L. and G.J.A. Hansen. 2008. Evaluation of an alternative model of stream selection of lampricide treatment. Quantitative Fisheries Center, Technical Report T2008-04, East Lansing.pdf
  5. Irwin, B.J., J.R. Bence, M.L. Jones, and W. Liu. 2008. Defining Targets for Sea Lamprey Control in the Great Lakes: Economic Injury Levels and Fish Community Goal-based Targets. Quantitative Fisheries Center, Technical Report T2008-05, East Lansing.pdf
  6. Szalai, E.B., J.R. Bence, and C.P. Madenjian. 2008. Quantifying the effects of salmonine predation on alewife (Alosa pseudoharengus) and bloater (Coregonus hoyi) population dynamics in Lake Michigan, 1962-1999. Quantitative Fisheries Center, Technical Report T2008-06, East Lansing.pdf
  7. Bence, J.R., N.E. Dobiesz, C.P. Madenjian, R. Argyle, R. Barbiero, J.N. Bowlby, R.M. Claramunt, R. O'Gorman, and T. Schaner. 2008. Top-Down effects of open-water salmonine predators in the Great Lakes. Quantitative Fisheries Center, Technical Report T2008-07, East Lansing.pdf
  8. Szalai, E.B., J.R. Bence, and M.L. Jones. 2008. Estimating sea lamprey damage to fish populations in Lakes Michigan and Huron. Quantitative Fisheries Center, Technical Report T2008-08, East Lansing.pdf

2007

  1. Wagner, T. 2007. The statistical power to detect temporal trends in catch per unit effort from annual gillnet surveys for walleye in Lake Erie. Quantitative Fisheries Center, Technical Report 2007-01, East Lansing.pdf
  2. Wagner, T. 2007. The statistical power to detect temporal trends in catch per unit effort from annual gillnet surveys for walleye in Lake Erie, Supplement I. Quantitative Fisheries Center, Technical Report 2007-02, East Lansing.pdf

2006

  1. Bence, J.R. 2006. Approaches to weighting data components and addressing concerns about density-dependent catchability for Lake Erie percid assessments. Quantitative Fisheries Center, Technical Report 2006-01, East Lansing.pdf
  2. Fenichel, E., J.I. Tsao, M.L. Jones, and G.J. Hickling. 2006. Managing fish translocation risks using real options: sea lamprey pathogen screening as a case study. Quantitative Fisheries Center, Technical Report 2006-02, East Lansing.pdf