Eric P. Bjorkstedt

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Adjunct Professor


Education

  • Honors B.A. Biological Sciences and English, 1992, University of Delaware
  • Ph.D. Biological Sciences, 1998, Stanford University

Courses taught at HSU

  • FISH 480 Fisheries Oceanograpgy


Current Research Interests

  • Fisheries oceanography
  • Ecological and physical processes affecting recruitment and population structure of marine fishes and invertebrates
  • Population and metapopulation dynamics of anadromous and marine fishes
  • Life history evolution and behavioral ecology of marine and anadromous fishes, particularly early life history stages
  • Application of remote sensing and GIS in ecological study of marine systems
  • Theoretical and statistical ecology


Recent HSU MS Theses

  • Sadrozinski, Ashok. 2008. Cross-shelf ichthyoplankton distributions in relation to hydrography off northern California, with special attention to larval rockfishes.


Selected Publications

  • Spence, B. C., E. P. Bjorkstedt, J. C. Garza, J. J. Smith, D. G. Hankin, D. Fuller, W. E. Jones, R. Macedo, T. H. Williams, E. Mora. 2008. A framework for assessing the viability of threatened and endangered salmon and steelhead in the North-Central California Coast Recovery Domain. NOAA Technical Memorandum NMFS-SWFSC-423. 173 p.

  • Bonine, K. M., E. P. Bjorkstedt, K.C. Ewel, M. Palik (2008) Population characteristics of the mangrove crab Scylla serrata (Decapoda: Portunidae) in Kosrae, Federated States of Micronesia: Effects of harvest and implications for management. Pacific Science 62: 1-19.

  • Armsworth, P. R., C. V. Kappel, F. Micheli, and E. P. Bjorkstedt. 2006. Marine species. In: D. D. Goble, J. M. Scott, and F. W. Davis (eds.), The Endangered Species Act at thirty, vol. 1: Renewing the conservation promise, p. 36-44. Island Press, Washington, DC.

  • Armsworth, P. R., C. V. Kappel, F. Micheli, and E. P. Bjorkstedt. 2006. Working seascapes. In: J. M. Scott, D. D. Goble, and F. W. Davis (eds.), The Endangered Species Act at thirty, vol. 2: Conserving biodiversity in human-dominated landscapes, p. 244-255. Island Press, Washington, DC.

  • Bjorkstedt, E. P., B. C. Spence, J. C. Garza, D. G. Hankin, D. Fuller, W. E. Jones, J. J. Smith, and R. Macedo (2005) An analysis of historical population structure for evolutionarily significant units of Chinook salmon, coho salmon, and steelhead in the North-Central California Coast Recovery Domain. U. S. Dept. Commer., NOAA Technical Memorandum NMFS-SWFSC-382. 210 pp.

  • Bjorkstedt E. P. (2005) DARR 2.0: updated software for estimating abundance from stratified mark-recapture data. U.S. Depart. Commer., NOAA Technical Memorandum NMFS-SWFSC-368, 13 p.

  • Bjorkstedt E. P., L. K. Rosenfeld, B. A. Grantham, Y. Shkedy, and J. Roughgarden (2002) Distributions of larval rockfish (Sebastes spp.) across nearshore fronts in a coastal upwelling region. Marine Ecology Progress Series 242: 215-228.

  • Bjorkstedt E. P. (2000) Stock-recruitment relationships for life cycles that exhibit concurrent density dependence. Canadian Journal of Fishery and Aquatic Sciences 57(2): 459-467.

  • McElhany P., Ruckelshaus M., Ford M. J., Wainwright T., Bjorkstedt E. P. (2000) Viable Salmonid Populations and the Recovery of Evolutionarily Significant Units. U.S. Depart. Commer., NOAA Technical Memorandum NMFS-NWFSC-42, 156 p.

Contact:  eric.bjorkstedt@noaa.gov