Northwest Fisheries Science Center

Previous Projects

Avian predation on Pacific salmon in the Columbia River Basin

Good, T. P., C. J. Maranto, F. K. Wiese, L. Conquest, and J. K. Parrish. (in prep.). Foraging on the frontier: constraints on foraging habitat choice of Caspian terns, Hydroprogne caspia, breeding on the Columbia Plateau. Biological Conservation.

Maranto, C. J., T. P. Good, F. K. Wiese, and J. K. Parrish. 2010. Impact of the Potholes Reservoir caspian tern breeding colony on outmigrating juvenile salmon in the mid-Columbia River. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society 139: 362-381.

Good, T. P., M. M. McClure, B. P. Sandford, K. Barnas, D. M. Marsh, B. Ryan, E. Casillas. 2007. Quantifying the effect of Caspian tern predation on endangered and threatened Pacific salmonids in the Columbia River. Endangered Species Research 3: 11-21.

Ghost nets in Puget Sound

Good, T. P., J. A. June, M. A. Etnier, and G. Broadhurst. 2010. Derelict fishing nets in Puget Sound and the Northwest Straits: patterns and threats to marine fauna. Marine Pollution Bulletin 60: 39-50.

Maranto, C. J., T. P. Good, F. K. Wiese, and J. K. Parrish. 2010. Impact of the Potholes Reservoir caspian tern breeding colony on outmigrating juvenile salmon in the mid-Columbia River. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society 139: 362-381.

Good, T. P., J. A. June, M. A. Etnier, and G. Broadhurst. 2009. Ghosts of the Salish Sea: threats to marine birds in Puget Sound and the Northwest Straits from derelict fishing gear. Marine Ornithology 63: 67-76.

Seabirds and other ecosystem components

D. S. Busch, C. M. Greene, and T. P. Good. 2013. Estimating impacts of tidal power and climate change on threatened and endangered marine species and their food web. Conservation Biology 27(6): 1190-1200.

Harvey, C. J., T. P. Good, and S. F. Pearson. 2012. Top-down predatory influence of a recovering bald eagle population in a marine ecosystem. Canadian Journal of Zoology 90: 903-914.

Hipfner, J. M., L. K. Blight, R. W. Lowe, S. I. Wilhelm, G. J. Robertson, R. T. Barrett, T. Anker-Nilssen, and T. P. Good. 2012. The effects of bald eagles on seabird populations and their conservation implications: a review. Marine Ornithology 40: 39-52.

Rhinoceros auklet breeding biology

Pearson, S. F., P. J. Hodum, T. P. Good, M. Schrimpf, and S. M. Knapp. 2013. A model approach for estimating burrow nesting seabird colony size, trends and habitat associations. The Condor 115(2): 1-10.