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Publications by Ransom A. Myers.

The different publications available here span RAM's career and are available in PDF format.

The first page of each of RAM's publications now make up the "RAM's steps" stairwell memorial in the Life Science Centre at Dalhousie University.

2014
Myers RA, Smith MW, Hoenig JM, Kmiecik N, Luehring MA, Drake MT, Schmalz PJ ,Sass GG. 2014. Size- and Sex-Specific Capture and Harvest Selectivity of Walleyes from Tagging Studies. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society 143(2): 438-450.
2010
Ward-Paige C, Mora C, Lotze HK, Pattengill-Semmens C, McClenachan L, Arias-Castro E, Myers RA . 2010. Large-scale absence of sharks on reefs in the greater-Caribbean: a footprint of human pressures. PLoS ONE 5(8): e11968. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0011968.   pdf
Ward-Paige C, Pattengill-Semmens C, Myers RA, Lotze HK. 2010. Temporal and spatial trends in yellow stingray abundance: evidence from diver surveys. Environmental Biology of Fishes
2009
Breed, GA, Jonsen ID, Myers RA, Bowen WD, Leonard ML. 2009. Sex-specific, seasonal foraging tactics of adult grey seals (Halichoerus grypus) revealed by state-space analysis. Ecology 90(11): 3209-3221.   pdf
McPherson, JA, Myers, RA. 2009. How to infer population trends in sparse data: examples with opportunistic sighting records for great white sharks. Diversity and Distributions 15: 880-890.   pdf
Mora C, Myers RA, Coll M, Libralato S, Pitcher TJ, et al.. 2009. Management Effectiveness of the World's Marine Fisheries PLoS Biology 7(6): e1000131.doi:10.1371/journal.pbio.1000131.
Swain, DP, Jonsen ID, Simon JE, Myers RA. 2009. Assessing threats to species at risk using stage-structured state-space models: mortality trends in skate populations. Ecological Applications 19(5): 1347-1364.   pdf
Tittensor D, Worm B, Myers RA. 2009. Macroecological changes in exploited marine systems. In: Witman JD, Roy K (eds) Marine macroecology University of Chicago Press, Chicago.
2008
Ferretti F, Myers RA, Serena F, Lotze HK. 2008. Loss of large predatory sharks from the Mediterranean Sea. Conservation Biology 22(4): 952-964.   pdf
Ford JS, Myers RA. 2008. A global assessment of salmon aquaculture impacts on wild salmonids. PLoS Biology 6(2): e33. doi:10.1371/journal.pbio.0060033.   pdf
Garcia V, Lucifora LO, Myers RA. 2008. The importance of habitat and life history to extinction risk in sharks, skates, rays and chimaeras Proceedings of the Royal Society B 275: 83-89.   pdf
Minto C, Myers RA, Blanchard, W. 2008. Survival variability and population density in fish populations. Nature 452: 344-347.   pdf
Mora C, Tittensor DP, Myers RA. 2008. The completeness of taxonomic inventories for describing the global diversity and distribution of marine fishes. Proceedings of the Royal Society B 275: 149-155.   pdf
2007
Garcia, VB, Lucifora LO, Myers RA. 2007. The importance of habitat and life history to extinction risk in sharks, skates, rays and chimaeras. Proceedings of the Royal Society B 275(1630): 83-89 .   pdf
James MC, Sherrill-Mix SA, Myers RA. 2007. Population characteristics and seasonal migrations of leatherback sea turtles at high latitudes. Marine Ecology Progress Series 337: 245-254.   pdf
Jonsen ID, Myers RA, James MC. 2007. Identifying leatherback turtle foraging behaviour from satellite telemetry using a switching state-space model. Marine Ecology Progress Series 337: 255-264.   pdf
MacKenzie B.R., Myers R.A.. 2007. The development of the northern European fishery for north Atlantic bluefin tuna Thunnus thynnus during 1900-1950. Fisheries Research 87(2-3): 229-239.   pdf
Mora C, Metzger R, Rollo A, Myers RA. 2007. Experimental simulations about the effects of overexploitation and habitat fragmentation on populations facing environmental warming. Proceedings of the Royal Society B 274: 1023-1028, doi:10.1098/rspb.2006.0338.   pdf
Myers RA, Baum JK, Shepherd TD, Powers SP, Peterson CH . 2007. Cascading effects of the loss of apex predatory sharks from a coastal ocean. Science 315: 1846-1850.   pdf
Myers RA, Boudreau SA, Kenney RD, Moore MJ, Rosenberg AA, Sherrill-Mix SA, Worm B. 2007. Saving endangered whales at no cost. Current Biology 17: 10-11.   pdf
O'Connell, MT, Shepherd TD, O'Connell AMU, Myers RA. 2007. Long-term declines in two apex predators, bull sharks (Carcharhinus leucas) and alligator gar (Atractosteus spatula), in Lake Pontchartrain, an oligohaline estuary in southeastern Louisiana. Estuaries and Coasts 30: 567-574.   pdf
Sherrill-Mix SA, James M, Myers RA . 2007. Migration cues and timing in leatherback sea turtles. Behavioral Ecology 19(2): 231-236, doi:10.1093/beheco/arm104.   pdf
Ward P, Myers RA. 2007. Bait loss and its potential effects on fishing power in pelagic longline fisheries. Fisheries Research 86 (1): 69-76. doi:10.1016/j.fishres.2007.05.002.   pdf
Ward P, Myers RA . 2007. Bait loss and its potential effects on fishing power in pelagic longline fisheries. Fisheries Research 86: 69-76.   pdf
Worm B, Lotze HK, Myers RA. 2007. Ecosystem effects of fishing and whaling in the North Pacific and Atlantic Ocean. In: Estes JA et al. (eds) Whales, whaling and ocean ecosystems. University of California Press, Berkley, CA, USA, pp 333-341.   pdf
2006
James MC, Ottensmeyer CA, Eckert SA, Myers RA. 2006. Changes in diel diving patterns accompany shifts between northern foraging and southward migration in leatherback turtles. Canadian Journal of Zoology 84: 754-765.   pdf
James MC, Sherrill-Mix SA, Martin KE, Myers RA. 2006. Canadian waters provide critical foraging habitat for leatherback turtles. Biological Conservation 133: 347-357.   pdf
Jonsen ID, Myers RA, James MC. 2006. Robust hierarchical state-space models reveal diel variation in movement rates of migrating leatherback turtles. Journal of Animal Ecology 75: 1046-1057.   pdf
Mills Flemming JE, Field CA, James MC, Jonsen ID, Myers RA. 2006. How well can animals navigate? Estimating the circle of confusion from tracking data. Environmetrics 17: 351–362.   pdf
Mora C, Andr&eacutefou&eumlt S, Costello MJ, Kranenburg C, Rollo A, Veron J, Gaston KJ, Myers RA. 2006. Coral reefs and the global network of marine protected areas. Science 312: 1750-1751.   pdf
Ward P, Myers RA. 2006. Do habitat models accurately predict the depth distribution of pelagic fishes? Fisheries Oceanography 15(1): 60-66.   pdf
2005
Baum JK, Kehler D, Myers RA. 2005. Robust estimates of decline for pelagic shark populations in the northwest Atlantic and Gulf of Mexico. Fisheries 30(10): 27-30.   pdf
Baum JK, McPherson JM, Myers RA . 2005. Farming need not replace fishing if stocks are rebuilt. Nature 437: 26.   pdf
Ferretti F, Myers RA, Sartor P, Serena F. 2005. Long Term Dynamics of the Chondrichthyan Fish Community in the Upper Tyrrhenian Sea. ICES CM 2005/N:25.   pdf
Gallant J, Harvey-Clark C, Myers RA, Stokesbury MJW . 2005. Sea lamprey (Petromyzon marinus) attached to a Greenland shark (Somniosus microcephalus) in the St. Lawrence Estuary, Canada. Northeastern Naturalist 13(1): 35-38.   pdf
Harrington JM, Myers RA, and Rosenberg AA. 2005. Wasted Resources: Bycatch and discards in U.S. Fisheries (Full Report). Prepared by MRAG Americas, Inc. for Oceana, 286 pp.   pdf
James MC, Eckert SA, Myers RA. 2005. Migratory and reproductive movements of male leatherback turtles (Dermochelys coriacea). Marine Biology 147: 845-853.   pdf
James MC, Myers RA, and Ottensmeyer CA. 2005. Behaviour of leatherback sea turtles, Dermochelys coriacea, during the migratory cycle. Proceedings of the Royal Society B 272: 1547-1555.   pdf
James MC, Ottensmeyer CA, Myers RA. 2005. Identification of high-use habitat and threats to leatherback sea turtles in northern waters: new directions for conservation. Ecology Letters 8: 195-201.   pdf
Jonsen ID, Mills Flemming J, Myers RA. 2005. Robust state-space modeling of animal movement data. Ecology 86(11): 2874-2880.   pdf
Myers RA, Ottensmeyer CA. 2005. Extinction risk in marine species. In: Norse EA, Crowder LB (ed) In Marine Conservation Biology: the Science of Maintaining the Sea's Biodiversity Island Press, Washington, DC, pp 58-79.   pdf
Myers RA, Worm B. 2005. Reply to Decline of Pacific tuna populations exaggerated? Nature 434: E2.   pdf
Myers RA, Worm B. 2005. Decline of Pacific tuna populations exaggerated? - Reply. Nature 434:doi:10.1038/nature03582.   pdf
Myers RA, Worm B. 2005. Extinction, survival, or recovery of large predatory fishes. Proceedings of the Royal Society B 360: 13-20.   pdf
Safina C, Rosenburg AA, Myers RA, Quinn TJ II, Collie JS. 2005. U.S. Ocean Fish Recovery: Staying the Course. Science 309: 707-708.   pdf
Shepherd TD, Myers RA. 2005. Direct and indirect fishery effects on small coastal elasmobranchs in the northern Gulf of Mexico. Ecology Letters 8: 1095-1104. doi: 10.1111/j.1461-0248.2005.00807.x.   pdf
Stokesbury MJW, Harvey-Clark C, Gallant J, Block BA, Myers RA. 2005. Movement and environmental preferences of Greenland sharks (Somniosus microcephalus) electronically tagged in the St. Lawrence Estuary, Canada. Marine Biology 148: 159-165.
Ward P, Myers RA. 2005. Shifts in open ocean fish communities coinciding with the commencement of commercial fishing. Ecology 86: 835-847.   pdf
Ward P, Myers RA . 2005. Inferring the depth distribution of catchability for pelagic fishes and correcting for variations in the depth of pelagic longline fishing gear. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences. 62: 1130-1142.   pdf
Worm B, Sandow M, Oschlies A, Lotze HK, Myers RA. 2005. Global patterns of predator diversity in the open oceans. Science 309: 1365-1369.   pdf
2004
Baum JK, Myers RA. 2004. Shifting baselines and the decline of pelagic sharks in the Gulf of Mexico. Ecology Letters 7(2): 135-145.   pdf
Fuller SD, Myers RA. 2004. The Southern Grand Bank: A marine protected area for the world. World Wildlife Fund Canada .   pdf
Gibson AJF, Myers RA. 2004. Estimating reference fishing mortality rates from noisy spawner-recruit data. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences. 61: 1771-1783.   pdf
Harley S, Myers RA, Field CA. 2004. Hierarchical models improve abundance estimates: spawning biomass of hoki in Cook Strait, New Zealand. Ecological Applications 14: 1479-1494.   pdf
Myers RA, Levin SA, Lande R, James FC, Murdoch WW, Paine RT. 2004. Hatcheries and endangered salmon. Science 303: 1980.   pdf
Ward PJ, Myers RA, Blanchard W . 2004. Fish lost at sea: the effect of soak time and timing on pelagic longline catches. Fishery Bulletin 102: 179-195.   pdf
Worm B, Myers RA . 2004. Managing fisheries in a changing climate. Nature 429: 15.   pdf
2003
Barrowman NJ, Myers RA . 2003. Raindrop plots: a new way to display collections of likelihoods and distributions. The American Statistician 57: 1-6.   pdf
Barrowman NJ, Myers RA, Hilborn R, Kehler DG, Field CA. 2003. The variability among populations of coho salmon in the maximum reproductive rate and depensation. Ecological Applications 13: 784-793.   pdf
Baum JK, Myers RA, Kehler DG, Worm B, Harley SJ, Doherty PA. 2003. Collapse and conservation of shark populations in the Northwest Atlantic. Science. 299: 389-392.   pdf
Gibson AJF, Myers RA. 2003. A statistical, age-structured, life-history-based stock assessment model for anadromous Alosa. In: KE Limburg and JR Waldman (eds) In Biodiversity, status, and conservation of the world's shads. American Fisheries Society, pp 275-284.   pdf
Gibson AJF, Myers RA. 2003. A meta-analysis of the habitat carrying capacity and maximum reproductive rate of anadromous alewife in eastern North America. In: KE Limburg and JR Waldman (eds). In Biodiversity, status, and conservation of the world's shads. American Fisheries Society, pp 211-222.   pdf
Jonsen ID, Myers RA, Flemming J . 2003. Meta-analysis of animal movment using state-space models. Ecology 84: 3055-3063.   pdf
MacKenzie BR, Myers RA, and Bowen KG. 2003. Spawner-recruit relationships and fish stock carrying capacity in aquatic ecosystems. Marine Ecology Progress Series 248: 209-220.   pdf
Myers RA, Worm B. 2003. Rapid worldwide depletion of predatory fish communities. Nature 423: 280-283.   pdf
Ogden JC, Podesta G, Zingone A, Weibe W, Myers RA. 2003. Las ciencias del mar en la Argentina. Revista Ciencia Hoy 13: 77.   pdf
Vanderzwaag DL, Fuller SD, Myers RA. 2003. Canada and the precautionary principle/approach in ocean and coastal management:wading and wandering in tricky currents. Ottawa Law Review 34: 117-158.   pdf
Worm B, Lotze HK, Myers RA . 2003. Predator diversity hotspots in the blue ocean. Proceedings of the National Academy of Science USA 100: 9884-9888.   pdf
Worm B, Myers RA . 2003. Meta-analysis of cod-shrimp interactions reveals top-down control in oceanic food webs. Ecology 84: 162-173.   pdf
2002
Gibson, A.J., and R.A. Myers. 2002. A logistic regression model for estimating turbine mortality at hydroelectric generating stations. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society 131: 623-633.   pdf
Gibson AJ, Myers RA. 2002. Effectiveness of a high-frequency-sound fish diversion system at the Annapolis Tidal Hydroelectric Generating Station, Nova Scotia. North American Journal of Fisheries Management 22: 770-784.   pdf
Gibson JF, Myers RA. 2002. Meek's Halfbeak, Hyporhamphus meeki, and Flying Gurnard, Dactylopterus volitans, captured in the Annapolis Basin, Nova Scotia. The Canadian Field Naturalist 116(1): 134-135.   pdf
Kehler DG, Myers RA, Field CA. 2002. Measurement error and bias in the maximum reproductive rate for the Ricker model. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 59: 854-864.   pdf
Montevecchi WA, Carins DK, Myers RA. 2002. Predation on marine-phase Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar) by gannets (Morus bassanus) in the Northwest Atlantic. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 59: 602-612.   pdf
Myers RA. 2002. Recruitment: understanding density-dependence in fish populations. In: Hart P, Reynold J (eds) In Handbook of Fish Biology and Fisheries Vol 1: Fish Biology Blackwell, pp 123-48.   pdf
Myers RA. 2002. Fisheries. In: El-Shaarawi AH, Piegorsch WW (eds) In The Encyclopedia of Environmetrics, Volume 2 Wiley, pp 784-786.   pdf
Myers RA, Barrowman NJ, Hilborn R, Kehler DG. 2002. Inferring bayesian priors with limited direct data: applications to risk analysis. North American Journal of Fisheries Management 22: 351-364.   pdf
Myers RA, Quinn TJ II. 2002. Estimating and testing non-additivity in fishing mortality: implications for detecting a fisheries collapse. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 59: 597-601.   pdf
Stenson GB, Hammill MO, Kingsley MCS, Sjare B, Warren WG, Myers RA. 2002. Is there evidence of increased pup production in northwest Atlantic harp seals, Phoca groenlandica? ICES Journal of Marine Sciences 59: 81-92.   pdf
2001
Cadigan NG, Myers RA. 2001. A comparison of gamma and lognormal maximum likelihood estimators in a sequential population analysis. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 58: 560-567.   pdf
Fogarty MJ, Myers RA, Bowen KG. 2001. Recruitment of cod and haddock in the North Atlantic: a comparative analysis. ICES Journal of Marine Science 58: 952-961.   pdf
Fromentin, JM, Myers RA, Bjrnstad ON, Stenseth NC, Gjoseter J, Christie H. 2001. Effects of density-dependent and stochastic processes on the regulation of cod populations. Ecology 82(2): 567-579.   pdf
Harley SJ, Myers RA. 2001. Hierarchical Bayesian models of length-specific catchability of research trawl surveys. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 58: 1569-1584.   pdf
Harley SJ, Myers RA, Dunn A. 2001. Is catch-per-unit-effort proportional to abundance? Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 58: 1705-1772.   pdf
Myers RA. 2001. Testing ecological models: the influence of catch rates on settlement of fishermen in Newfoundland, 1710-1833. Research in Maritime History 21: 13-29.   pdf
Myers RA. 2001. Stock and recruitment: Generalizations about maximum reproductive rate, density dependence and variability. ICES Journal of Marine Science 58: 937-951.   pdf
Myers RA, MacKenzie BR, Bowen KG, Barrowman NJ. 2001. What is the carrying capacity of fish in the ocean? A meta-analysis of population dynamics of North Atlantic cod. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 58: 1464-1476.   pdf
Rose KA, Cowan JH, Winemiller KO, Myers RA, Hilborn R. 2001. Compensatory Density-Dependence in Fish Populations: Importance, Controversy, Understanding, and Prognosis. Fish and Fisheries 2: 293-327.   pdf
2000
Barrowman NJ, Myers RA . 2000. Still more spawner-recruitment curves: The hockey stick and its generalizations. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 57: 665-676.   pdf
Bradford MJ, Myers RA, Irvine JR. 2000. Reference points for coho salmon harvest rates and escapement goals based on freshwater production. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 57: 677-686.   pdf
Myers RA. 2000. The synthesis of dynamic and historical data on marine populations and communities; putting dynamics into the Ocean Biogeographical Information System. Oceanography 13(3): 56-59.   pdf
Myers RA, Fuller SD, Kehler DG. 2000. A fisheries management strategy robust to ignorance: rotational harvest in the presence of indirect fishing mortality. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 57(12): 2357-2362.   pdf
1999
Barrowman NJ, Myers RA . 1999. Meta-analysis of population dynamics data: hierarchical modelling to reduce uncertainty. In Proceedings of Statistics Canada Symposium 99: Combining Data from Different Sources .
Myers RA, Bowen KG, Barrowman NJ. 1999. Maximum reproductive rate of fish at low population sizes. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 56: 2404-2419.   pdf
1998
Casey JM, Myers RA. 1998. Near extinction of a large, widely distributed fish. Science 281: 690-692.   pdf
Casey JM, Myers RA. 1998. Diel variation in trawl catchability: Is it as clear as day and night? Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 55: 2329-2340.   pdf
Hammill MO, Stenson GB, Myers RA, Stobo W. 1998. Pup production and population trends of the grey seal (Halichoerus grypus) in the Gulf of St. Lawrence. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 55: 423-430.   pdf
Mertz G, Myers RA. 1998. A simplified formulation for fish production. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 55: 478-484.   pdf
Myers RA. 1998. When do environment-recruit correlations work? Reviews in Fish Biology and Fisheries 8: 285-305.   pdf
Myers RA, Bradford MJ, Bridson JM, Mertz G. 1998. Simple dynamics underlie sockeye salmon (Oncorhynchus nerka). Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 55: 2355-2364.   pdf
Myers RA, Mertz G. 1998. Reducing uncertainty in the biological basis of fisheries management by meta-analysis of data from many populations; A synthesis. Fisheries Research 37: 51-60.   pdf
Myers RA, Mertz G. 1998. The limits of exploitation: a precautionary approach. Ecological Applications 8: s165-s169.   pdf
1997
Mertz G, Myers RA. 1997. Influence of errors in natural mortality estimates in cohort analysis. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 54: 1608-1612.   pdf
Montevecchi WA, Myers RA. 1997. Centurial and decadal oceanographic influences on changes in northern gannet populations and diets in the north-west Atlantic: Implications for climate change. ICES Journal of Marine Sciences 54: 608-614.   pdf
Myers RA. 1997. Comment and reanalysis: paradigms for recruitment studies. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 54: 978-981.   pdf
Myers RA, Barrowman NJ, Hutchings JA. 1997. Inshore exploitation of Newfoundland Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua) since 1948 as estimated from mark-recapture data. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 54 (supplement 1): 224-235.   pdf
Myers RA, Bradford MJ, Bridson JM, Mertz G. 1997. Estimating delayed density-dependent mortality in sockeye salmon, Oncorhynchus nerka; a meta-analytic approach. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 54: 2449-2463.   pdf
Myers RA, Hammill MO, Stenson GB. 1997. Using mark-recapture to estimate the numbers of a migrating stage-structured population. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 54: 2097-2105.   pdf
Myers RA, Hoenig H. 1997. Direct estimates of gear selectivity from multiple tagging experiments. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 54: 1-9.   pdf
Myers RA, Hutchings JA, Barrowman, NJ. 1997. Why do fish stocks collapse? The example of cod in eastern Canada. Ecological Applications 7: 91-106.   pdf
Myers RA, Mertz G. 1997. Maximum population growth rates and recovery times for Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua). Fishery Bulletin 95: 762-772.   pdf
Myers RA, Mertz G, Bridson JM. 1997. Spatial scales of interannual recruitment variations of marine, anadromous, and freshwater fish. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 54: 1400-1407.   pdf
Stenson GB, Myers RA, Ni I-H, Warren WG. 1997. Pup production and population growth of hooded seals (Cystophora cristata) near Newfoundland, Canada. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 54 (Supplement 1): 209-216.   pdf
1996
Barrowman NJ, Myers RA . 1996. Estimating tag shedding rates for experiments with multiple tag types. Biometrics 52: 1410-1416.   pdf
Mertz G, Myers RA. 1996. Influence of fecundity on recruitment variability of marine fish. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 53: 1618-1625.   pdf
Mertz G, Myers RA. 1996. An extended cohort analysis: incorporating the effect of seasonal catches. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 53: 159-163.   pdf
Mertz G, Myers RA. 1996. An augmented Clark model for stability of populations. Mathematical Biosciences 131: 157-171.   pdf
Myers RA. 1996. The role of meta-analysis in the study of recruitment variation in fish populations. In: Chambers RC, Trippel EA (eds) In Early Life History and Recruitment in Fish Populations Chapman and Hall, pp 575-596.
Myers RA, and Barrowman NJ. 1996. Is fish recruitment related to spawner abundance? Fishery Bulletin 94: 707-724.   pdf
Myers RA, Barrowman NJ, Hoenig J, Qu Z. 1996. The collapse of cod in eastern Canada: the evidence from tagging data. ICES Journal of Marine Science 53: 629-640.   pdf
Myers RA, Hutchings JA, Barrowman NJ. 1996. Hypothesis for the decline of cod in the north Atlantic. Marine Ecology Progress Series 138: 293-308.   pdf
1995
Hutchings JA, Myers RA. 1995. The biological collapse of Atlantic cod off Newfoundland: an exploration of historical changes in exploitation, harvesting technology, and management. In Arnason R, Felt LF (eds) In The North Atlantic Fishery: Strengths, Weaknesses and Challenges The Institute for Island Studies, University of Prince Edward Island, pp 37-39.
Mertz G, Myers RA. 1995. Estimating the predictability of recruitment. Fishery Bulletin 93: 657-665.   pdf
Montevecchi WA, Myers RA. 1995. Dietary changes of seabirds indicate shifts in pelagic food webs. Sarsia 80: 313-322.   pdf
Montevecchi WA, Myers RA. 1995. Prey harvests of seabirds reflect pelagic fish and squid abundance on multiple spatial and temporal scales. Marine Ecology Progress Series 117: 1-9.   pdf
Myers RA. 1995. Recruitment of marine fish: the relative roles of density-dependent and density-independent mortality in the egg, larval, juvenile stages. Marine Ecology Progress Series 128: 308-309.   pdf
Myers RA, Barrowman NJ. 1995. Time series bias in the estimation of density-dependent mortality in stock-recruitment models. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 52: 223-232.   pdf
Myers RA, Barrowman NJ, Hutchings JA, Rosenberg AA. 1995. Population dynamics of exploited fish stocks at low population levels. Science 269: 1106-1108.   pdf
Myers RA, Barrowman NJ, Thompson KR. 1995. Synchrony of recruitment across the North Atlantic: an update. (Or, now you see it, now you don't!). ICES Journal of Marine Science 52: 103-110.   pdf
Myers RA, Cadigan NG. 1995. Was an increase in natural mortality responsible for the collapse of northern cod? Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 52: 1274-1285.   pdf
Myers RA, Cadigan NG. 1995. Statistical analysis of catch at age data with correlated errors. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 52: 1265-1273.   pdf
Myers RA, Mertz G, Barrowman NJ. 1995. Spatial scales of variability in cod recruitment in the North Atlantic. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 52: 1849-1862.   pdf
Myers RA, Sjare B, Luscombe RB. 1995. An analysis of lumpfish from data on individual fishermen in the Newfoundland region. DFO Atlantic Fisheries Research Document 95/66.   pdf
1994
Hutchings JA, Myers RA. 1994. The evolution of alternative mating strategies in variable environments. Evolutionary Ecology 8: 256-268.   pdf
Hutchings JA, Myers RA. 1994. Timing of cod reproduction: interannual variability and the influence of temperature. Marine Ecology Progress Series 108: 21-31.   pdf
Hutchings JA, Myers RA. 1994. What can be learned from the collapse of a renewable resource? Atlantic cod, Gadus morhua, of Newfoundland and Labrador. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 51: 2126-2146.   pdf
Mertz G, Myers RA. 1994. The ecological impact of the Great Salinity Anomaly in the northern Northwest Atlantic. Fisheries Oceanography 3: 1-14.   pdf
Mertz G, Myers RA. 1994. Match/mismatch predictions of spawning duration versus recruitment variability. Fisheries Oceanography 3: 236-245.   pdf
Myers RA, Cadigan NG. 1994. Was an increase in natural mortality responsible for the collapse of northern cod? NAFO Scientific Council Research Document 1994 No. 94/52, 24 pp..   pdf
Myers RA, Pepin P. 1994. Recruitment variability and oceanographic stability. Fisheries Oceanography 3: 246-255.   pdf
Myers RA, Rosenberg AA, Mace PM, Barrowman NJ, Restrepo VR. 1994. In search of thresholds for recruitment overfishing. ICES Journal of Marine Science 51: 191-205.   pdf
1993
Hutchings JA, Myers RA. 1993. Effect of age on the seasonality of maduration and spawning of Atlantic cod, Gadus morhua, in the Northwest Atlantic. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 50: 2468-2474.   pdf
Hutchings JA, Myers RA, Lilly GR. 1993. Geographic variation in the spawning of Atlantic cod, Gadus morhua, in the Northwest Atlantic. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 50: 2457-2467.   pdf
Myers RA, Cadigan NG. 1993. Density-dependent juvenile mortality in marine demersal fish. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 50: 1576-1590.   pdf
Myers RA, Cadigan NG. 1993. Is juvenile natural mortality in marine demersal fish variable? Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 50: 1591-1598.   pdf
Myers RA, Drinkwater KF, Barrowman NJ, Baird JW. 1993. Salinity and recruitment of Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua) in the Newfoundland Region. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 50: 1599-1609.   pdf
Myers RA, Mertz G, Bishop CA. 1993. Cod spawning in relation to physical and biological cycles of the northern Northwest Atlantic. Fisheries Oceanography 2: 154-165.   pdf
Stenson GB, Myers RA, Hammill MO, Ni I-H, Warren WG, Kingsley MCS. 1993. Pup production of harp seals, Phoca groenlandica, in the Northwest Atlantic. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 50: 2429-2439.   pdf
1992
Hammill MO, Stenson GB, Myers RA. 1992. Hooded seal (Cystophora cristata) pup production in the Gulf of St. Lawrence. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 49: 2546-2550.   pdf
Hammill MO, Stenson GB, Myers RA. 1992. An aerial survey of 1989 grey seal (Halichoerus grypus) pup production in St. George's Bay, Nova Scotia. CAFSAC Research Document 92/90.   pdf
Rosenberg AA, Kirkwood GP, Cook RM, Myers RA. 1992. Combining information from commercial catches and research surveys to estimate recruitment: a comparison of methods. ICES Journal of Marine Science 49: 379-387.   pdf
1991
Marsden RF, Mysak LA, Myers RA. 1991. Evidence for stability enhancement of sea ice in the Greenland and Labrador Seas. Journal of Geophysical Research 96(C3): 4783-4789.   pdf
Myers RA. 1991. Recruitment variability and range of three fish species. NAFO Scientific Council Study 16: 21-24.   pdf
Pepin P, Myers RA. 1991. Significance of egg and larval size to recruitment variability of temperate marine fish. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 48: 1820-1828.   pdf
1990
Brattey J, Bishop CA, Myers RA. 1990. Geographic distribution and abundance of Pseudoterranova decipiens (Nematoda: Ascaridoidea) in the musculature of Atlantic cod, Gadus morhua, from Newfoundland and Labrador Canadian Bulletin of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 222: 67-82.   pdf
Myers RA, Akenhead SA, Drinkwater KF. 1990. The influence of Hudson Bay runoff and ice-melt on the salinity of the inner Newfoundland shelf. Atmosphere-Ocean 28: 241-256.   pdf
Myers RA, Bratty J. 1990. Statistical models of age-specific and length-specific aggregation of Pseudoterranova decipiens (Nematoda: Ascaridoidea) in Atlantic cod, Gadus morhua, p. 289-301. In W.D. Bowen [ed.] Population biology of sealworm (Pseudoterranova decipiens) in relation to its intermediate and seal hosts. Canadian Bulletin of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 222.   pdf
Myers RA, Pepin P. 1990. The robustness of lognormal-based estimators of abundance. Biometrics 46: 1185-1192.   pdf
1989
Myers RA, and Stokes K. 1989. Density-dependent habitat utilization of groundfish and the improvement of research surveys. ICES poster CM 1989/D:15.   pdf
Myers RA, Bowen WD. 1989. Estimating bias in aerial surveys of harp seal pup production. Journal of Wildlife Management 53(2): 361-372.   pdf
Myers RA, Drinkwater K. 1989. The influence of Gulf Stream warm core rings on recruitment of fish in the northwest Atlantic. Journal of Marine Research 47: 635-656.   pdf
1988
Gibson RJ, Myers RA. 1988. Influence of seasonal river discharge on survival of juvenile Atlantic salmon, Salmo salar. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 45: 344-348.   pdf
Hutchings JA, Myers RA. 1988. Mating success of alternative maturation phenotypes in male Atlantic salmon, Salmo salar. Oecologia 75: 169-174.   pdf
Myers RA, Drinkwater K. 1988. Offshelf Ekman transport and larval fish survival in the Northwest Atlantic. Biological Oceanography 6: 45-64.   pdf
Myers RA, Drinkwater KF. 1988. Wind-driven currents and larval fish survival. NAFO Research Document SCR 88/66.   pdf
Stenson GB, Myers RA. 1988. Accuracy of pup classifications and its effect on population estimates in the hooded seal (Cystophora cristata). Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 45: 715-719.   pdf
1987
Bowen WD, Myers RA, Hay K. 1987. Abundance estimation of a dispersed, dynamic population: hooded seals (Cystophora cristata) in the Northwest Atlantic. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 44: 282-295.   pdf
Drinkwater KF, Myers RA. 1987. Testing predictions of marine fish and shellfish landings from environmental variables. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 44: 1568-1573.   pdf
Hutchings JA, Myers RA. 1987. Escalation of an asymmetric contest: mortality resulting from mate competition in Atlantic salmon, Salmo salar. Canadian Journal of Zoology 65: 766-768.   pdf
Myers RA, Hutchings JA. 1987. A spurious correlation in an interpopulation comparison of Atlantic salmon life histories. Ecology 68: 1839-1843.   pdf
1986
Dempson JB, Myers RA, Reddin DG. 1986. Age at first maturity of Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar) - influences of the marine environment. p. 79-89 In D.J. Meerburg [ed.] Salmonid age at maturity. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences Special Publication 89.
Myers RA. 1986. Game theory and the evolution of Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar) age at maturation. In: Meerburg DJ (ed) Salmonid age at maturity. Canadian Special Publication Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 89, pp 53-61.   pdf
Myers RA, Hutchings JA. 1986. Selection against parr maturation in Atlantic salmon. Aquaculture 53: 313-320.   pdf
Myers RA, Hutchings JA, and Gibson RJ. 1986. Variation in male parr maturation within and among populations of Atlantic salmon, Salmo salar. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 43: 1242-1248.   pdf
Myers RA, Runge JA. 1986. Temperature-dependent changes in copepod adult size: an evolutionary theory. Syllogeus 58: 374-378.   pdf
Runge JA, Myers RA. 1986. Constraints on the evolution of copepod body size. Syllogeus 58: 443-447.   pdf
1985
Hunte W, Myers RA, Doyle RW. 1985. Bayesian mating decisions in an amphipod, Gammarus lawrencianus Bousfield. Animal Behaviour 33: 366-372.   pdf
Hutchings JA, Myers RA. 1985. Mating between anadromous and nonanadromous Atlantic salmon, Salmo salar. Canadian Journal of Zoology 63: 2219-2221.   pdf
Myers RA, Hutchings JA. 1985. Variation in precocious maturation within and among populations of Atlantic salmon. ICES Journal of Marine Science CM 1985/M:9.   pdf
Myers RA, Hutchings JA. 1985. Mating of anadromous Atlantic salmon, Salmo salar L., with mature male parr. Journal of Fish Biology 31: 143-146.   pdf
1984
Hunte W, Myers RA. 1984. Phototaxis and cannibalism in gammaridean amphipods. Marine Biology 81: 75-79.   pdf
Myers RA. 1984. Demographic consequences of precocious maturation of Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar). Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 41: 1349-1353.   pdf
1983
Myers RA, Doyle RW. 1983. Predicting natural mortality rates and reproduction-mortality trade-offs from fish life history data. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 40: 612-620.   pdf
Myers RA, Runge JA. 1983. Predictions of seasonal natural mortality rates in a copepod population using life-history theory. Marine Ecology Progress Series 11: 189-194.   pdf
1982
Doyle RW, Myers RA. 1982. The measurement of the direct and indirect intensities of natural selection. In: Dingle H, Hegmann JP (eds) In Evolution of Genetics of Life Histories Springer-Verlag, New York, pp 157-176.   pdf
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