Muskegon Lake Peer-Reviewed Publications

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Altenritter, M.E.L., A.C. Wieten, C.R. Ruetz III, and K.M. Smith. 2013. Seasonal spatial distribution of juvenile lake sturgeon in Muskegon Lake, Michigan, USA. Ecology of Freshwater Fish 22:467-478.

Bhagat, Y., and C.R. Ruetz III. 2011. Temporal and fine-scale spatial variation in fish assemblage structure in a drowned river mouth system of Lake Michigan. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society 140:1429-1440.

Biddanda, B.A. and J.B. Cotner. 2002. Love handles in aquatic ecosystems: Role of dissolved organic carbon drawdown, resuspended sediments and terrigenous inputs in the carbon balance of Lake Michigan. Ecosystems 5:431-445.

Biddanda, B.A. and J.B. Cotner. 2003. Enhancement of dissolved organic matter bioavailability by sunlight and its role in the carbon cycle of Lakes Superior and Michigan. Journal of Great Lakes Research 29:228-241.

Biddanda, B.A., A. Steinman, L. Nemeth, Y. Hong and S. Kendall. 2008. Nutrient bioassays of plankton biomass and metabolism in an urbanized drowned river-mouth lake (Mona Lake, Michigan). Journal of Freshwater Ecology 23: 41-53.

Breen, M.J., and C.R. Ruetz III.  2006.  Gear bias in fyke netting: evaluating soak time, fish density, and predators.  North American Journal of Fisheries Management 26:32–41.

Cookingham, M.G., and C.R. Ruetz III. 2008. Evaluating passive integrated transponder tags for tracking movement of round gobies. Ecology of Freshwater Fish 17:303-311.

Cooper, M.J., C.R. Ruetz III, D.G. Uzarski, and T.M. Burton. 2007. Distribution of round gobies in coastal areas of Lake Michigan: Are wetlands resistant to invasion? Journal of Great Lakes Research 33:303-313.

Cooper, M.J., C.R. Ruetz III, D.G. Uzarski, and B.M. Shafer. 2009. Habitat use and diets of round gobies in coastal areas of Lakes Michigan and Huron. Journal of Freshwater Ecology 24:477-488.

Gillett, N. and A.D. Steinman. 2011. An analysis of long-term phytoplankton dynamics in Muskegon Lake, a Great Lakes Area of Concern. Journal of Great Lakes Research 37: 335-342.

Hong, Y., A. Steinman, B. Biddanda, R. Rediske, and G. Fahnenstiel. 2006. Occurrence of the toxin-producing cyanobacterium Cylindrospermopsis raciborskii in Mona and Muskegon Lakes, Michigan. Journal of Great Lakes Research 32: 645-652.

Janetski, D.J., and C.R. Ruetz III. In revision. Spatiotemporal patterns of fish community composition in drowned river mouth lakes of the Laurentian Great Lakes. Ecology of Freshwater Fish.

Janetski, D.J., C.R. Ruetz III, Y. Bhagat, and D.F. Clapp. 2013. Recruitment dynamics of age-0 yellow perch in a drowned river mouth lake: assessing synchrony with nearshore Lake Michigan. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society 142:505-514.

Johengen, T.H., B.A. Biddanda and J.B. Cotner. 2008. Stimulation of Lake Michigan plankton metabolism by sediment resuspension and river runoff. Journal of Great Lakes Research 34: 213-227.

Larsen, J.H., A. Trebitz, A.D. Steinman, M. J. Wiley, M. Carlson-Mazur, V. Pebbles, H. Braun, and P. Seelbach. 2013. Great Lakes rivermouth ecosystems: scientific synthesis and management implications. Journal of Great Lakes Research 39: 513-524.

McNair, J.N., L.C. Gereaux, A.D. Weinke, M.R. Sesselmann, S.T. Kendall, and B.A. Biddanda. 2013. New methods for estimating components of lake metabolism based on free-water dissolved-oxygen dynamics. Ecological Modelling 263: 251263.

Nelson, K.M., C.R. Ruetz III, and D.G. Uzarski. 2009. Colonisation by Dreissena of Great Lakes coastal ecosystems: how suitable are wetlands? Freshwater Biology 54:2290-2299.

Nelson, W. and A.D. Steinman. 2013. Changing trends in benthic communities in a coastal drowned river mouth lake, a Great Lakes Area of Concern. Journal of Great Lakes Research 39: 7-18.

Nogaro, G. and A.D. Steinman. 2014 Press. Influence of ecosystem engineers on ecosystem processes is mediated by lake sediment properties. Oikos 123: 500-512.

Ogdahl, M., V.L. Lougheed, R.J. Stevenson, and A.D. Steinman. 2010. Influences of multi-scale habitat on metabolism in a coastal Great Lakes watershed. Ecosystems 11: 222-238.

Parker, A.P., M.J. Cooper, C.R. Ruetz III, D.P. Coulter, and D.G. Uzarski. 2012. Chemical and physical factors associated with yellow perch abundance in Great Lakes coastal wetlands: patterns within and among wetland types. Wetland Ecology and Management 20:137-150.

Ruetz, C.R., III, M.R. Reneski, and D.G. Uzarski. 2012. Round goby predation on Dreissena in coastal areas of eastern Lake Michigan. Journal of Freshwater Ecology 27:171-184.

Ruetz, C.R., III, D.L. Strouse, and S.A. Pothoven. 2009. Energy density of introduced round goby compared with four native fishes in a Lake Michigan tributary. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society 138:938-947.

Ruetz, C.R., III, D.G. Uzarski, D.M. Krueger, and E.S. Rutherford. 2007. Sampling a littoral fish assemblage: comparing small-mesh fyke netting and boat electrofishing. North American Journal of Fisheries Management 27:825-831.

Steinman, A.D. and M. Ogdahl. 2004. An innovative funding mechanism for the Muskegon Lake Area of Concern. Journal of Great Lakes Research 30: 341-343.

Steinman, A.D., M. Ogdahl, R. Rediske, C.R. Ruetz III, B.A. Biddanda, and L. Nemeth. 2008. Current status and trends of Muskegon Lake, Michigan. Journal of Great Lakes Research 34:169-188.

Steinman, A.D., M.E. Ogdahl, K. Thompson, M.J. Cooper, and D.G. Uzarski. 2012. Water level fluctuations and sediment-water nutrient exchange in Great Lakes coastal wetlands. Journal of Great Lakes Research 38: 766-775.

Steinman, A.D., M.E. Ogdahl, K. Wessell, B. Biddanda, S. Kendall, and S. Nold. 2011. Periphyton response to simulation nonpoint source pollution in the lower Muskegon River watershed. Aquatic Ecology 45: 439-454, doi: 10.1007/s10452-011-9366-8.

Weinke, A.D., S.T. Kendall, D.J. Kroll , E.A. Strickler, M.E. Weinert, T.M. Holcomb, A.A. Defore, D.K. Dila, M.J. Snider, L.C. Gereaux, B.A. Biddanda. 2014. Systematically variable planktonic carbon metabolism along a land-to-lake gradient in a Great Lakes coastal zone. Accepted, Journal of Plankton Research .

Wiley, M.J, D.W. Hyndman, B.C. Pijanowski, A.D. Kendall, C. Riseng, E.S. Rutherford, S.T. Cheng, M.L. Carlson, J.A.Tyler, R.J. Stevenson, P.J. Steen, P.L. Richards, P.W. Seelbach, J.M. Koches, and R.R. Rediske. 2010. A multi-modeling approach to evaluating climate and land use change impacts in a Great Lakes River Basin. Hydrobiologia 657:243262.

Xie, L., J. Hagar, R.R. Rediske, J. OKeefe, J. Dyble, and A.D. Steinman. 2011. The influence of environmental conditions and hydrologic connectivity on cyanobacteria assemblages, including Cylindrospermopsis raciborskii, in two drowned river mouth lakes. Journal of Great Lakes Research 37: 470-479.