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James A. Bohnsack, Ph.D.
- Jim.Bohnsack@noaa.gov, 305-361-4252
- B.S, Tulane University, M.S. and Ph.D., University of Miami
- Adjunct Professor, Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science, University of Miami
- application of marine reserves
- fishery-independent coral reef ecosystem assessment
- coral reef and artificial reef ecology
- ocean ethics
- Ault, J.S., S.G. Smith, T. Switzer, J.A. Bohnsack, M. Patterson, M.W. Feeley, D.B. McClellan, B.I. Ruttenberg, D. Hallac, T. Ziegler, J. Hunt, and D. Kimball. 2012. Status of Tortugas region reef fishery resources from fishery-independent visual and trap survey assessments. Pages 4-13 in Implementing the Dry Tortugas National Research Natural Area Science Plan: The 5-Year Final Report 2012. South Florida Natural Resources Center, Everglades and Dry Tortugas National Parks, Homestead FL and the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, Tallahassee, FL.
- Bohnsack, J.A. 2011. Impacts of coastal protected areas and no-take reserves on Florida recreational world records for spotted seatrout, red drum, black drum and common snook. Bulletin of Marine Science 87(4):939-970. http://dx.doi.org/10.5343/bms.2010.1072
- Smith, S.G., J.S. Ault, J.A. Bohnsack, D.E. Harper, J. Luo, and D.B. McClellan. In press Multispecies survey design for assessing reef-fish stocks, spatially-explicit management performance, and ecosystem condition. J Fish Res 000.
- Brandt, M.E., N. Zurcher, A. Acosta, J.S. Ault, J.A. Bohnsack, M.W. Feeley, D.E. Harper, John Hunt, T. Kellison, D.B. McClellan , M.E. Patterson , S.G. Smith. 2009. A Cooperative Multi-agency Reef Fish Monitoring Protocol for the Florida Keys Coral Reef Ecosystem. Natural Resource Report NPS/SFCN/NRR-2009/150. National Park Service, Ft. Collins, CO. 107 p.
- Waples, R., P. Adams, J. Bohnsack, B. Taylor. 2007a. A biological framework for evaluating whether an ESA species is threatened or endangered in a significant portion of its range. Conserv. Biol. 21:964-974.
- Ault, J.S., S.G. Smith, J.A. Bohnsack, J. Luo, D.E. Harper, and D.B. McClellan. 2006. Building sustainable fisheries in Florida's coral reef ecosystem: positive signs in the Dry Tortugas. Bulletin of Marine Science 78(3): 633-654.
- Bartholomew, Aaron and J.A. Bohnsack. 2005. A review of catch-and–release angling mortality with implications for no-take reserves. Rev. Fish Biology and Fisheries 15: 129-154.
- Ault, J.S., S.G. Smith, J.A. Bohnsack. 2005. Evaluation of average length as an indicator of exploitation status for the Florida coral-reef fish community. ICES J.Mar.Sci. 62: 417-423.
- Bohnsack, J.A., J.S. Ault and B. Causey. 2004. Why have no-take marine protected areas? Pages 185-192 in J.B. Shipley, ed. Aquatic Protected Areas as Fishery Management Tools. American Fishery Society Symposium 42, Bethesda, MD. 299p.
- Bohnsack, J.A. 2003. Shifting baselines, marine reserves, and Leopold's Biotic ethic. Gulf and Caribbean Research 14(2): 1-7.
- Bohnsack, J.A., B. Causey, M.P. Crosby, R.G. Griffis, M.A. Hixon, T.F. Hourigan, K.H. Koltes, J.E. Maragos, A. Simons, and J.T. Tilmant. 2003. A rationale for minimum 20-30% no-take protection. Proceedings of the 9th International Coral Reef Symposium; Bali, Indonesia, 23-27 October, 2000, Vol. 2: 615-619. Ministry of Environment, Indonesian Institute of Sciences, International. Society for Reef Studies.
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