Stephen  Brandt
Stephen  Brandt
Stephen  Brandt
Stephen Brandt
Professor of Fisheries

Fish ecology and management of marine and freshwater ecosystems; Specifically: 1) Bioenergetics, food webs, physical-biological interactions, and predator-prey interactions among fishes; 2) The ecology of thermal fronts; 3) Ecosystem forecasting; 4) Spatial modeling of fish growth and production; 5) Development and application of underwater acoustics for studies on patchiness, stock abundance and community size structure in pelagic ecosystems; 6) Coastal ocean observing systems and 7) Impacts of coastal hypoxia and other physical processes on fish. Current research in the Great Lakes, Gulf of Mexico and Chesapeake Bay.

OSU Campus
Fisheries and Wildlife
104 Nash Hall Oregon State University
Corvallis, OR 97331
United States
(541) 737-3396


Ph.D. - 1978 - Oceanography and Limnology, University of Wisconsin, Madison
M.Sc. - 1975 - Oceanography and Limnology, University of Wisconsin, Madison
B.A. - 1972 - Zoology and Mathematics, University of Wisconsin, Madison

I accept graduate students for the Fisheries and Wildlife Department


Scientific Publications

1.               Peterson, M.L., C.S. Clay and S.B. Brandt.  1976.  Acoustic estimates of fish density and scattering function.  J. Acoust. Soc. Amer. 60(3): 618-622.


2.               Brandt, S.B.  1980.  Spatial segregation of adult and young-of-the-year alewives across a thermocline in Lake Michigan.  Trans. Am. Fish. Soc. 109(5): 469-478.


3.               Brandt, S.B.  1980.  Oceanic fronts in coastal processes.  Ed. by M.J. Bowman and W.E. Esaias.  Book Review, Trans. Am Fish. Soc. 109(4): 465-466.


4.               Brandt, S.B., J.J. Magnuson and L.B. Crowder.  1980.  Thermal habitat partitioning by fishes in Lake Michigan.  Can. J. Fish. Aquat. Sci. 37:1557-1564.


5.               Griffiths, F.B., S.B. Brandt and G.A. Cavill.  1980.  A collapsible rectangular midwater trawl - RMT 8.  Aust. CSIRO Div. Fish. Oceanogr. Rep. 122:1-15.


6.               Janssen, J., and S.B. Brandt.  1980.  Feeding ecology and vertical migration of alewives (Alosa pseudoharengus) in Lake Michigan.  Can. J. Fish. Aquat. Sci. 37:177-184.


7.               Magnuson, J.J., S.B. Brandt and D.J. Stewart.  1980.  Habitat preferences and fishery oceanography.  pp. 371-382, In: Bardach, J.E., J.J. Magnuson, R.C. May and J.M. Reinhart (eds.), Fish Behavior and its Use in the Capture and Culture of Fishes.  ICLARM conference Proceedings 5, 512 pp. International Center for Living Aquatic Resources Management, Manila, Philippines.


8.               Brandt, S.B.  1981.  Effects of a warm-core eddy on fish distributions in the Tasman Sea off east Australia.  Mar. Ecol. Prog. Ser. 6:19-33.


9.               Brandt, S.B. and H.L. Hodgson.  1981.  Lantern fishes, oceanic fronts and warm-core eddies. Aust. Fish 40. (3): 14-17.


10.           Brandt, S.B., R.R. Parker and L.J. Vaudrey.  1981.  Physical and biological description of warm-core eddy J during September-October, 1979.  Aust. CSIRO Div. Fish. Oceanog. Rep. 126:1-52.


11.           Brandt, S.B. and V.A. Wadley.  1981.  Thermal fronts as ecotones and zoogeographic barriers in marine and freshwater systems.  Proc. Ecol. Soc. Aust. 11:13-26.


12.           Crowder, L.B., J.J. Magnuson and S.B. Brandt.  1981.  Complementary in the use of food and habitat resources by Lake Michigan fishes.  Can. J. Fish. Aquat. Sci. 38:662-668.


13.           Brandt, S.B., J.C. Young and J. Hartley.  1982.  SOELA makes good catches on "untrawlable" ground near Gabo Island.  Aust. Fish. 41(9): 32-35.


14.           Tranter, D.J., S.B. Brandt and G.R. Cresswell.  1982.  Warm-core eddies shed by the East Australian Current.  CSIRO Mar. Lab. Res. Rep. 1360:53-62.


15.           Brandt, S.B.  1983.  Temporal and spatial patterns of lantern fish (Family Myctophidae) communities associated with a warm-core eddy.  Mar. Biol. 74:231-244.


16.           Brandt, S.B.  1983.  Pelagic squid associations with a warm-core eddy of the East Australian Current.  Aust. J. Mar. Freshwater Res. 34(4): 573-585.


17.           Griffiths, F.B. and S.B. Brandt.  1983.  The distribution of mesopelagic decapod crustacea in and around a warm-core eddy in the Tasman Sea.  Mar. Ecol. Prog. Ser. 12(2): 175-184.


18.           Griffiths, F.B. and S.B. Brandt.  1983.  Mesopelagic crustacea in and around a warm-core eddy in Tasman Sea.  Aust. J. Mar. Freshw. Res. 34:609-623.


19.           Brandt, S.B.  1984.  SCOR Symposium on Methods of Sampling Micronekton. ed. by W.G. Pearcy.  352 p.  Book review.  BIOMASS vol. 5(1): 10.


20.           Dunning, M. and S.B. Brandt.  1985.  The distribution and life history of commercially important deep-water squid from Australia.  Aust. J. Mar. Freshw. Res. 36:343-359.


21.           Magnuson, J.J., A.L. Beckel, K. Mills and S.B. Brandt.  1985.  Surviving winter hypoxia: behavioral adaptations of fishes in a northern Wisconsin winterkill lake. Env. Biol. Fish. 14(4): 241-250.


22.           Brandt, S.B.  1986.  The disappearance of the deepwater sculpin (Myoxocephalus thompsoni) from Lake Ontario: The keystone predator hypothesis. J. Great Lakes Res. 12(1): 18-24.


23.           Brandt, S.B.  1986.  Food habits of adult trout and salmon in Lake Ontario.  J. of Great Lakes Res. 12:200-205.


24.           Brandt, S.B.  1986.  Ontogenetic shifts in habitat, diet and diel feeding periodicity of slimy sculpin in Lake Ontario.  Trans. Am. Fish Soc. 115:711-715.


25.           Brandt, S.B. and S. Madon.  1986.  Rainbow smelt (Osmerus mordax) predation on slimy sculpin (Cottus cognatus) in the Great Lakes.  J. Great Lakes Res. 12:322-325.


26.           Brandt, S.B., D. Mason, D. MacNeill, T. Coates and J. Gannon.  1987.  Predation by alewives on larvae of yellow perch in Lake Ontario.  Trans. Am. Fish. Soc. 116(4): 641-645. 


27.           Brandt, S.B. and M. McDonald.  1987.  Homage to speculation: putting fun back into science.  Bioscience. 37(11): 771.


28.           Brandt, S.B.  1989.  Applications of knowledge-based systems to fisheries management and acoustic abundance measures.  In: J. Palmer (ed.). NOAA Workshop on Knowledge-Based Systems and Marine Sciences, Fairfax Virginia, 21-24 May 1989.  38 pp.


29.           Unger, P.A., and S.B. Brandt.  1989.  Seasonal and diel changes in sampling conditions for acoustic surveys of fish abundance in small lakes. Fish. Res. 7(1989): 353-366.


30.           McDonald, M.E., L.B. Crowder and S.B. Brandt.  1990.  Changes in Mysis and Pontoporeia populations in southeastern Lake Michigan: A response to shifts in the fish community.  Limnology and Oceanography 35(1): 220-227.


31.           MacNeill, D.M. and S.B. Brandt.  1990.  Ontogenetic shifts in gill-raker morphology and prey capture efficiency of the alewife, Alosa pseudoharengus.  Copeia 1990(1): 164-171. 


32.           Nero, R. W., J.J. Magnuson, S.B. Brandt, T.K. Stanton and J.M. Jech.  1990.  Fine-scale patchiness of 70 kHz acoustic scattering at the edge of the Gulf Stream -- Echo Front 85.  Deep Sea Res. 37(6): 999-1016.


33.           Brandt, S.B., D.M. Mason, V. Patrick, R.L. Argyle, L. Wells, P. Unger and D.J. Stewart.  1991.  Acoustic measures of abundance and size of pelagic planktivores in Lake Michigan.  Can. J. Fish Aquat. Sci. 48(5): 894-908.


34.           Brandt, S.B., E.V. Patrick, D.M. Mason, K. Hartman and M.J. Klebasko.  1991.  Bioacoustics and bioenergetics: Trophic supply and demand assessment in the Chesapeake Bay.  pp. 105-119, In: J.A. Mihursky and A. Chaney (eds.), New perspectives in the Chesapeake System: A Research and Management Partnership. Baltimore, MD.  CRC Publication No. 137.


35.           Hartig, J., J. F. Kitchell, D. Scavia and S.B. Brandt.  1991.  Interaction of food-web and nutrient effects in Lake Michigan and Lake Ontario.  Can. J. Fish. Aquat. Sci. 48(8):1574-1580.


36.           Sprules, W.G., S. B. Brandt, E.H. Jin, M. Munawar, D.J. Stewart and J. Love.  1991.  Patterns in the biomass size structure of the total Lake Michigan pelagic community.  Can J. Fish. Aquat. Sci. 48(1):105-115.


37.           Brandt, S.B., D.M. Mason and E.V. Patrick.  1992.  Spatially-explicit models of fish growth rate.  Fisheries 17(2):23-35.


38.           Brandt, S.B.  1993.  The effect of thermal fronts on fish growth: A bioenergetics evaluation of food and temperature.  Estuaries 16(1):142-159.


39.           Brandt, S.B. and K.J. Hartman.  1993.  Innovative approaches using bioenergetics models: Future applications to fish ecology and management.  Trans. Am. Fish. Soc.  122:731-735.


40.           Brandt, S.B. and J. Kirsch.  1993.  Spatially-explicit models of striped bass growth in the mid-Chesapeake Bay.  Trans. Am. Fish. Soc. 122:845-869.


41.           Goyke, A. and S.B. Brandt.  1993.  Spatial models of salmonid growth rates in Lake Ontario.  Trans. Am. Fish. Soc. 122:870-883.


42.           Hansen, M.J., D. Boisclair, S.B. Brandt, S.W. Hewett, J.F. Kitchell, M.C. Lucas and J.J. Ney.  1993.  Applications of bioenergetics models to fish ecology and management.  Where do we go from here?  Trans. Am. Fish. Soc. 122:1019-1030.


43.           Hartman, K.J. and S.B. Brandt.  1993.  A bioenergetics model for age 0 striped bass: evaluation of parameter accuracy and precision.  Trans. Am. Fish. Soc. 122:912-926.


44.           Luo, J. and S.B. Brandt.  1993.  Bay anchovy production and consumption in mid-Chesapeake Bay based on a bioenergetics model and acoustic measures of fish abundance.  Mar. Ecol. Prog. Ser. 98:223-236.


45.           Urban, T.P. and S.B. Brandt.  1993.  Food and habitat partitioning between young-of-year alewives and rainbow smelt in southeastern Lake Ontario.  Env. Biol. Fish. 36:359-372.


46.           Brandt, S.B. and D.M. Mason.  1994.  Landscape approaches for assessing spatial patterns in fish foraging and growth. pp. 211-238  In: Fresh, K. (ed.).  Theory and Application in Fish Feeding.  390 pp.


47.           Sprules, W.G., S.B. Brandt, D.J. Stewart and M. Munawar.  1994. Multiple trophic level comparisons of Lake Michigan and Ontario.  Can. J. Fish. Aquat. Sci. 51(11):2568-2569.


48.           Brandt, S.B. and E.V. Patrick.  1995.  Acoustic Visualization and Information retrieval. pp. 32-40. In: G.A. Rose (ed.). Proc. International Workshop on Acoustic Methods.  Canadian Technical Report of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 2083: 176 pp.


49.           Hartman, K.J. and S.B. Brandt.  1995.  Comparative energetics and the development of bioenergetics models for sympatric estuarine piscivores.  Can. J. Fish. Aquat. Sci. 52(8):1647-1666.


50.           Hartman, K.J. and S.B. Brandt.  1995.  Estimating energy density in fish.  Trans. Am. Fish. Soc., 124:347-355.


51.           Hartman, K.J. and S.B. Brandt.  1995.  Predatory demand and impact of striped bass, bluefish and weakfish in the Chesapeake Bay: Application of bioenergetics models.  Can. J. Fish. Aquat. Sci. 52(8): 1667-1687.


52.           Hartman, K.J. and S.B. Brandt.  1995.  Trophic resource partitioning, diets, and growth sympatric estuarine predators.  Trans. Am. Fish. Soc., 124:520-537.


53.           Mason, D.M., A. Goyke and S.B. Brandt.  1995.  A spatially explicit bioenergetics measure of habitat quality for adult salmonines: Comparison between Lakes Michigan and Ontario.  Can. J. Fish. Aquat. Sci. 52(7): 1572-1583.


54.           Rand, P.S., D.J. Stewart, B.F. Lantry, L.G. Rudstam, O.E. Johannsson, A.P. Goyke, S.B. Brandt, R. O'Gorman and G.W. Eck.  1995.  Effect of lakewide planktivory by the pelagic prey fish community in Lakes Michigan and Ontario.  Can. J. Fish. Aquat. Sci. 52(7): 1546-1563.


55.           Brandt, S.B.  1996.  Acoustic assessment of fish abundance and distribution. Chapter 13, pp. 385-432, In: B. Murphy and D. Willis (eds.) Fisheries Techniques, American Fisheries Society Publication, 1996. 732 p.


56.           Brandt, S.B., J. DePinto, M. Hanson, K. Hartman, E. Mills, R. O’Gorman, P. Rand, H. Reissen, L. Rudstam, R. Snyder and D. Stewart.  1996.  A review of the current status of Lake Ontario’s pelagic fish community.  Great Lakes Research Review.  2(2):4-10.


57.           Brandt, S.B., D.M. Mason, A. Goyke, K.J. Hartman, J. Kirsch and J. Luo.  1996.  Spatial modeling of fish growth: underwater views of the aquatic habitat.  pp 225-230 In: M.F. Goodchild (Ed). Proceedings of the Second International Conference on Integrating GIS and Environmental Modeling. 486 pp.


58.           Hondorp, D. and S.B. Brandt.  1996.  Spatially explicit models of fish growth rate: Tools for assessing habitat quality.  Great Lakes Research Review.  2:11-19.


59.           Horne, J., S.B. Brandt and M.J. Jech.  1996.  Spatial modeling of aquatic habitat from a fishes’ perspective.  Proceedings of the International Conference on Integrating GIS and Environmental Modeling.


60.           Luo, J., S.B. Brandt and M.J. Klebasko.  1996.  Virtual reality of planktivores: Are fish really size-selective?  Mar. Ecol. Prog. Ser. 140:271-283.


61.           Mason, D.M. and S.B. Brandt.  1996.  Effect of alewife (Alosa pseudoharengus) piscivory on larval yellow perch (Perca flavescens) survival in Lake Ontario.  Can. J. Fish. Aquat. Sci. 53(7):  1609-1617.


62.           Mason, D.M. and S.B. Brandt.  1996.  Effects of spatial scale and foraging efficiency on predictions made by spatially-explicit models of fish growth rate potential.  Env. Biol. Fish. 45:283-298.


63.           Pothoven, S.A., S.B. Brandt, J.M. Jech, D.W. Hondorp and K.L. Barry.  1998.  Fish abundance, size, and species composition in the G-West and Reference areas near Pooles Island. Final Report to Maryland Environmental Service, Annapolis MD 21401, 199 pp.


64.           Houde, E.D., S. Jukic-Peladic and S.B. Brandt.  1999.  Fisheries:  Trends in catches, abundance and management in the northern Adriatic Sea and Chesapeake Bay,  pp. 341-366. In: T. Malone et al. (eds) “Ecosystems at the Land-Sea Margin”  American Geophysical Union, 381 pp.


65.           Mason, D.M. and S.B. Brandt.  1999.  Space, time and scale: new perspectives in fish ecology and management.  Can. J. Fish Aquatic. Sci.  56:1-3.


66.           Demers, E., S.B. Brandt, K.L. Barry and J.M. Jech.  2000.  Spatially-Explicit models of growth rate potential: Linking estuarine fish production to the biological and physical environment. pp 405-426. In:J.E. Hobbie (ed.). Estuarine Science:A Synthetic Approach to Research and Practice.  Island Press, Washington, D.C. 539pp.


67.           Pothoven, S.A., T. F. Nalepa and S.B. Brandt.  2000.  Age-O and age-1 yellow perch diet in southeastern Lake Michigan.  J. Great Lakes Research. 26 (2):235-239.


68.           Richardson-Heft, C.A., A. A. Heft., L. Fewlass and S. B. Brandt.  2000.  Movement of largemouth bass in the northern Chesapeake Bay: Relevance to Sportfishing Tournmants. North American Journal of Fisheries Management. 20 (2):492-501.


69.           Simenstad,C.A., S.B. Brandt, A. Chalmers, R. Dame, L.A. Deegan, R. Hodson and E.D. Houde.  2000.  Habitat-Biotic Interactions. pp 427-455. In:J.E. Hobbie (ed.). Estuarine Science:A Synthetic Approach to Research and Practice.  Island Press, Washington, D.C. 539pp.


70.           Walline, P.D., J.A. Tyler, S.B. Brandt, I. Ostrovsky, and J.M.Jech.  2000.  Lavnun Abundance: How changes may affect Lake Kinneret’s zooplankton.  Archive for Hydrobiolgia. Special Issue Advances in Limnology 55:491-511.


71.           Luo, J., K.J. Hartman, S.B. Brandt, C.F. Cerco and T. H. Rippetoe.  2001.  A spatially-explicit approach for estimating carrying capacity: An application for the Atlantic menhaden (Brevoortia tyrannus) in Chesapeake Bay. Estuaries 24(4):545-556.


72.           Mason, D.M., A. Goyke, S.B. Brandt and J.M. Jech.  2001.  Acoustic fish stock assessment in the Laurentian Great Lakes. 2001. In The Great Lakes of the World (GLOW): Food-web, Health and Integrity, M. Munawar and R.E. Hecky (Eds.), Backhuys Publishers, Leiden, The Netherlands, pp. 317-339.


73.           Pothoven, S.A, T.F. Nalepa, P.J. Schneeberger and S.B. Brandt.  2001.  Changes in diet and body condition of Lake Whitefish in southern Lake Michigan associated with changes in benthos.  North American Journal of Fisheries Management 21:876-883.


74.           Tyler, J.A. and S.B. Brandt.  2001.  Do spatial models of growth rate potential reflect fish growth in a heterogeneous environment? A comparison of model results.  Ecology of Freshwater Fish 10: 433-56.   


75.           Brandt, S.B., D.M. Mason, M.J. McCormick, B.M. Lofgren, T.S. Hunter, and J.A. Tyler.  2002.  Climate change: implications for fish growth performance in the Great Lakes.  American Fisheries Society 32:61-76.


76.           Brandt, S.B.  2003.  A bold step forward:ecosystem forecasting, integrated observing systems, and International Field Years for the Great Lakes.  Journal of Great Lakes Research 29(3):373-374.


77.           Brandt, S.B. and D. M. Mason.  2003.  Effect of nutrient loading on Atlantic menhaden (Brevoortia tyrannus): Growth rate potential in the Patuxent River.  Estuaries 26(2):298-309.


78.           Kracker, L.M., L. Zhou, J.M. Jech, J.K. Horne, J.A Tyler and S.B. Brandt.  2003  Spatial and temporal structure in fish distribution: A Lake Ontario case study. In: M. Manawar. State of Lake Ontario – Past, Present and Future, pp. 385-406.  Ecovision World Monograph Series. Aquatic Ecosystem Health and Management Society.


79.           Roy, D., G.D. Haffner and S.B. Brandt.  2004.  Estimating fish production potentials using a temporally explicit model.  Ecological Modeling 173:241-257.


80.           Hondorp, D.W., S.A. Pothoven and S.B.Brandt.  2005.  Influence of Diporeia Density on Diet Composition, Relative Abundance, and Energy Density of Planktivorous Fishes in Southeast Lake Michigan.  Transactions of the American Fisheries Society 134:588-601.


81.           Madenjian, C.P., D.V. O’Conner, S.A. Pothoven, P.J. Schneeberger and S.B. Brandt.  2005. Evaluation of a Lake Whitefish Bioenergetics Model.  Transactions of the American Fisheries Society.  135:61-75.


82.           Madenjian, C.P., S.A. Pothoven, P.J. Schneeberger, D.V. O’Conner and S.B. Brandt.  2005.  Preliminary Evaluation of a Lake Whitefish (Coregonus clupeaformis) Bioenergetics Model In Proceedings of a workshop on the dynamics of lake whitefish (Coregonus clupeaformis) and the amphipod Diporeia spp. In the Great Lakes.  Edited by L.C. Mohr and T.F. Nalepa.  Great Lakes Fish. Comm. Tech. Rep. 66. pp. 189-201.


83.           Brandt, S.B., J. Hendee, P. Levin, J. Phinney, D. Scheurer and F. Schwing.  2006.  Ecological Forecasting.  pp. 52-63, In: Murawski, S.A and G.C Matlock (Eds.).  Ecosystem science capabilities required to support NOAA’s mission in the year 2020.  NOAA Technical Memorandum NMFS-F/SPO-74.


84.           Brandt, S.B. and M.B. Lansing.  2006.  The International Field Years on Lake Erie (IFYLE), pp. 26-28 In: State of the Great Lakes Annual Report 2005.  Michigan Department of Environmental Quality.  40 pp.


85.           Hawley, N., T.H. Johengen, Y.R. Rao, S.A. Ruberg, D. Beletsky, S.A. Ludsin, B.J. Eadie, D.J. Schwab, T.E. Croley and S.B. Brandt.  2006.  Lake Erie hypoxia prompts Canada-U.S. study.  EOS Transactions 87(32):313-319.


86.           Tirelli, V., D. Borme, F. Tulli, M. Cigar, S. Fonda Umani, and S.B. Brandt.  2006.  Energy density of anchovy, Engraulis encrasicolus (L.) in the Adriatic Sea.  Journal of Fish Biology. 68:982-989.


87.           Pothoven, S.A., H.A Vanderploeg, J. F. Cavaletto, D. M. Krueger, D.M. Mason, and S.B. Brandt.  2007.  Alewife planktivory controls abundance of two invasive predatory cladocerans in Lake Michigan.  Freshwater Biology 52:561-573.


88.           Ruberg, S., S. Brandt, R. Muzzi, N. Hawley, T. Bridgeman, G. Leshkevich, J. Lane, and T. Miller.  2007.  A Wireless real-time coastal observation network.  EOS Transactions 88(28):285-286.


89.           Ruberg, S.A., R.W. Muzzi, S.B. Brandt, J.C. Lane, T.C. Miller, J.J. Gray, S.A. Constant, and E.J. Downing. 2007. A wireless internet-based observatory: The Real-time Coastal Observation Network (ReCON). Proceedings, Marine Technology Society/IEEE Oceans 2007 Conference, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, September 30-October 5, 2007. 6 pp.


90.           Costantini, M., S.A.Ludsin, D.M. Mason, X. Zhang, W. Boicourt and S.B. Brandt.  2008. Effect of hypoxia on habitat quality of striped bass Morone saxatillis (Walbaum) in Chesapeake Bay.  Can. J. Fish. Aquatic. Sci.  65:898-1002.


91.           Ruberg, S.A., E. Guasp, N. Hawley, R.W. Muzzi, S.B. Brandt, H.A. Vanderploeg, J.C. Lane, T.C. Miller, and S.A. Constant. 2008. Societal benefits of the real-time coastal observation network (ReCON): Implications for municipal drinking water quality. Marine Technology Society Journal 42(3):103-109.


92.           Donahue, D.J. and S.B. Brandt.  2008. “Green” Reseach Vessel Initiative: Development of Biodiesel and Bio-products in Marine Applications.  Proceedings of the 2007 POWER-GEN Renewable Energy and Fuels Conference.


93.           Brandt, S.B., M.Gerkin, K. Hartman, E. Demers.  2009.  Effects of hypoxia on food consumption and growth of juvenile striped bass (Morone saxatilis). J. Exp. Mar. Biol. Ecol. Vol.  381:143-149.


94.           Joseph, S.T., L.A. Chaimowitz, M.A. Quigley, R.A. Sturtevant, D.M. Mason, C.E. Sellinger, J. Wang, and C. DeMarchi, and S.B. Brandt. 2009. Impact of climate change on the Great Lakes ecosystem: A NOAA science needs assessment workshop to meet emerging challenges - summary report. NOAA Technical Memorandum GLERL-147. NOAA, Great Lakes Environmental Research Laboratory, Ann Arbor, MI, Ann Arbor, MI, 48 pp.


95.           Ludsin, S.A., X. Zhang, S.B. Brandt, M.R. Roman, W.C. Boicourt, D.M. Mason, and M.Costantini.  2009.  Hypoxia-avoidance by planktivorous fish in Chesapeake Bay: implications for food web interactions and fish recruitment.  J. Exp. Mar. Biol. Ecol. 381: 121-131.


96.           Zhang, H., et al. 2009. Hypoxia-driven changes in the behavior and spatial distribution of pelagic fish and mesozooplankton in the Northern Gulf of Mexico. J. Exp. Mar. Biol. Ecol. 381: 80-91.


97.           Lewitus, A.J., D.M. Kidwell, E.B. Jewett, S. B. Brandt and D.M. Mason (Editors). 2009. Ecological Impacts of Hypoxia on Living Resources. Special Supplement of the Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology. 381: 215 pages.


98.           Kidwell, D.M., A.J. Lewitus, E.B. Jewett, S. B. Brandt and D.M. Mason. 2009. Ecological impacts of hypoxia on living resources. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology. 381:1-3.


99.           Pothoven, S.A., H.A. Vanderploeg , S.A. Ludsin, T.O. Hook, and S.B. Brandt. 2009.  Feeding ecology of emerald shiners and rainbow smelt in central Lake Erie.  Journal of Great Lakes Research. 35:190-198.


100.       Vanderploeg, H.A., S.A. Ludsin, S.A. Ruberg, T.O. Hook, S.A. Pothoven, S. B. Brandt, G.A. Lang, J.R. Liebig, and J.F. Cavaletto . 2009a.  Hypoxia affects spatial distributions and overlap of pelagic fish, zooplankton and phytoplankton in Lake Erie. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology. 381:92-107.


101.       Vanderploeg, H.A., S.A. Ludsin, J.F. Cavaletto, T.O. Höök, S.A. Pothoven, S.B. Brandt, J.R. Liebig and G.A. Lang.  2009b.  Hypoxic zones as habitat for zooplankton in Lake Erie: Refuges from predation or exclusion zones? Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology. 381:108-120.


102.       Roberts, J.J., T.O. Höök, S.A. Ludsin, S.A. Pothoven, H.A. Vanderploeg, and S.B. Brandt. 2009. Effects of hypolimnetic hypoxia on foraging and distribution of Lake Erie yellow perch. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology. 381:132-142.


103.       Borme D., V. Tirelli, S.B. Brandt, S. Fonda Umani, and E. Arneri. 2009. Diet of Engraulis encrasicolus (L.) in the northern Adriatic Sea (Mediterranean): Ontogenetic changes and feeding selectivity. Marine Ecology Progress Series 392: 193–209.


104.       Brandt, S.B., M. Constantini, S.E. Kolesar, S.A. Ludsin, D.M. Mason, C.M. Rae, and H. Zhang. 2011. Does hypoxia improve habitat quality for Lake Erie walleye?  A bioenergetics perspective. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences. 68: 857-879.


105.       Hondorp, D.W., S.A. Pothoven, and S.B. Brandt. 2011. Feeding selectivity of slimy sculpin Cottus cognatus and deepwater sculpin Myoxocephalus thompsonii in southeast Lake Michigan: Implications for species coexistence. Journal of Great lakes Research 37(1):165-172.


106.       Roberts, J.J., S.B. Brandt, D. Fanslow, S.A. Ludsin, S. Pothoven, D. Scavia, and T.O. Höök. 2011. Effects of hypoxia on yellow perch consumption, growth and RNA:DNA rations. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society.  140: 1574-1586.


107.       Mitra, S.; Kimmel, D. G.; Snyder, J.; Scalise, K.; McGlaughon, B. D.; Roman, M. R.; Jahn, G. L.; Pierson, J. J.; Brandt, S. B.; Montoya, J. P.; Rosenbauer, R. J.; Lorenson, T. D.; Wong, F. L.; Campbell, P. L. 2012. Macondo-1 well oil-derived polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons in mesozooplankton from the northern Gulf of Mexico. Geophysical Research Letters, VOL. 39, L01605, doi:10.1029/2011GL049505.


108.       Brandt, S.B. 2013. Ask a Scientist: Alien Invaders. Popular article in Oregon Coast. 32(2): 4 – 5.


109.       Brandt, S.B. 2013. Ask a Scientist: The Ocean’s Vacuum Cleaner. Popular article in Oregon Coast. 32(4): 26.