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2021 Publications:

Jackson, J.R., AJ VanDeValk, TE Brooking, KT Holeck. 2021. Oneida Lake State of the Lake Report, April 28, 2021. Executive Summary. New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, Albany NY. 6 pp.

Kakouei, K., Kraemer, B., Anneville, O., Carvalho, L., Feuchtmayr, H., Graham, J., Higgins, S., Pomati, F., Rudstam, L., Stockwell, J., Thackeray, S., Vanni, M. and Adrian, R. (2021) Phytoplankton and cyanobacteria abundances in mid-21st century lakes depend strongly on future land use and climate projections. Global Change Biology 27, 6409-6422.

DuFour, M, PM Kocovsky, J Deller, PW Simonin, LG Rudstam. 2021. Hydroacoustic survey standardization: Inter-vessel differences in fish densities and potential effects of vessel avoidance. Fish. Res.

Bunnell, DB, SA Ludsin, RL Knight, LG Rudstam, CE Williamson, TO Höök, PD Collingsworth, BM Lesht, RP Barbiero, AE Scofield, ES Rutherford, L Gaynor, HA Vanderploeg, MA Koops. 2021. Consequences of changing water clarity on the fish and fisheries of the Laurentian Great Lakes. . Can J. Fish. Aquat. Sci. In press.

Doubek, JP, O Anneville, G Dur, AM Lewandowska, VP Patil, JA Rusak, N Salmaso, CT Seltmann, D Straile, P Urrutia-Cordero, P Venail, R Adrian, MB Alfonso, CL DeGasperi, E d Eyto, H Feuchtmayr, EE Gaiser, SF Girdner, JL Graham, HP Grossart, J Hejzlar, S Jacquet, G Kirillin, ME Llames, SIS Matsuzaki, ER Nodine, MC Piccolo, DC Pierson, A. Rimmer, LG Rudstam, S Sadro, HM Swain, SJ Thackeray, W Thiery, P Verburg, T Zohary, JD Stockwell. 2021. The extent and variability of storm-induced temperature changes in lakes measured with long-term and high-frequency data.  Limn Oceanogr. On line

Zhang, X, C Tong, W Taylor, L Rudstam, E Jeppesen, I Bolotov, Y Bespalaya, V Razlutskij, X Mei, and Z Liu. 2021. Does differential phosphorus processing by plankton influence the ecological state of shallow lakes? Sci Total Environ. 769:144357

Burlakova, L E, A Y Karatayev, A R Hrycik, S E Daniel, K Mehler, L G Rudstam, J M Watkins, R Dermott, J Scharold, A Elgin, T Nalepa, and E. K. Hinchey. 2021. Six decades of Lake Ontario: ecological history according to benthos. J. Great Lakes Res. 47: on line

Karatayev, AY, LE Burlakova, K Mehler, AK Elgin, LG Rudstam, JM Watkins, M Wick. 2021. Dreissena in Lake Ontario 30 years post-invasion. J. Great Lakes Res. 47: xxx–xxx

Holda, TJ, LG Rudstam, SA Pothoven, DM Warner, DS Khrystenko, DM Watkins. 2021 online. Lake-wide, annual status in Mysis diluviana in Lake Michigan in 2015. J. Great Lakes Res. 47: xxx–xxx

Gao, S, S Zhang, Y Liu, L Rudstam, X Mei. 2021 Dynamics of trophic state in Oneida Lake. Ecological Science (in Chinese).

Sturtevant R and Holeck KT.  2021.  Sub-indicator:  Rate of Invasion of Aquatic Non-indigenous Species. Pages 421-437 in State of the Great Lakes 2019. Environment and Climate Change Canada and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. State of the Great Lakes 2019 Technical Report. Cat No. En161-3/1E-PDF. EPA 905-R-20-044. Available at

Sturtevant R and Holeck KT.  2021.  Sub-indicator:  Impacts of Aquatic Invasive Species (AIS). Pages 438-452 in State of the Great Lakes 2019. Environment and Climate Change Canada and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. State of the Great Lakes 2019 Technical Report. Cat No. En161-3/1E-PDF. EPA 905-R-20-044. Available at

Gatch AJ, Weidel B, Gorsky D, O’Malley B, Connerton M, Holden J, Holeck K , Goretzke JA and C Karboski.  2021.  Incorporation of non-native species in the diets of cisco (Coregonus artedi) from eastern Lake Ontario.  Journal of Great Lakes Research.  47: 1135-1145.

In Press:

George, E, D Crabtree, M Hare, LG Rudstam. Early life history of cisco and lake whitefish in Chaumont Bay, Lake Ontario: distribution and lack of predation by alewife and rainbow smelt. Arch. Hydrobiol.

George, E 2019 in press. Communicating through social media at scientific meetings.  Arch. Hydrobiol

2020 Publications:

Andres, K. J., S. A. Sethi, E. Duskey, J. M. Lepak, A. N. Rice, B. J. Estabrook, K. B. Fitzpatrick, E. George, B. Marcy-Quay, M. R. Paufve, K. Perkins, and A. E. Scofield. 2020. Seasonal habitat use indicates that depth may mediate the potential for invasive round goby impacts in inland lakes. Freshwater Biology on line.

Boscarino, B. T., S. Oyagi, E. K. Stapylton, K. E. McKeon, N. O. Michels, S. F. Cushman, and M. E. Brown. 2020. The influence of light, substrate, and fish on the habitat preferences of the invasive bloody red shrimp, Hemimysis anomala. J. Great Lakes Res. 446:311-322.

Diehl, J., Z. O. Korpi, S. A. Oswald, P. D. Curtis, and J. M. Arnold. 2020. Nocturnal Sleep Behavior and Vigilance of Incubating Common Terns (Sterna hirundo) at Two Inland Breeding Colonies. Waterbirds 43.28-35.

Dillon, RA, JD Conroy, LG Rudstam, PF Craigmile, DM Mason, SA Ludsin, 2020. Towards more robust hydroacoustic estimates of fish abundance in the presence of pelagic macroinvertebrates. Fish. Res. 230: 105667

Evans, TM AM Weber. 2020. Multiple stable isotopes identify aquatic sediments as the primary nutritional source to American brook lamprey larvae along a stream gradient. Can J Fish. Aquat. Sci. 77:81-89.

Holda, T. J., L. G. Rudstam, S. A. Pothoven, D. Warner, M., and D. S. Khrystenko. 2021. Lake-wide, annual status in Mysis diluviana in Lake Michigan in 2015. Journal of Great Lakes Research

Huang ,Y, X Mei , L Rudstam , W Taylor , J Urabe, E Jeppesen , Z Liu , X Zhang. 2020 Effects of crucian carp (Carassius auratus) on water quality in aquatic ecosystems: an experimental mesocosm study Water 12, 1444; doi:10.3390/w12051444

Jenny, JP, O Anneville, Y. Baulaz, D. Bouffard, I Domaizon, S A Bocaniov, N Chèvre, M Dittrich, J-M Dorioz, E Dunlop, G Dur, J Guillard, T Guinaldo, S Jacquet, A Jamoneau, Z Jawed, E Jeppesen, G Krantzberg, J Lenters, B Leoni, M Meybeck, V Nava, T Nõges, P Nõges, M Patelli, V Pebbles, M-E Perga, S Rasconi, CR Ruetz, L Rudstam, N Salmaso, S Sapna, D Straile, O Tammeorg, M R Twiss, D G Uzarski, A-M Ventela, W F Vincent, S W Wilhelm, S-Å Wängberg, and G A Weyhenmeyer. 2020. Scientists’ warning to humanity: rapid degradation of the world’s large lakes. J. Great Lakes Res. 46: 686–702.

Kao, Y.-C., M. W. Rogers, D. B. Bunnell, I. G. Cowx, S. S. Qian, O. Anneville, T. Douglas Beard Jr., A. Brinker, J. R. Britton, R. Chura-Cruz, N. J. Gownaris, J. R. Jackson, K. Kangur, J. K. A. A. Lukin, A. J. Lynch, N. Mercado-Silva, R. Moncayo-Estrada, F. J. Njaya, I. Ostrovsky, L. G. Rudstam, A. L. E. Sandström, Y. Sato, H. Siguayro-Mamani, A. Thorpe, P. A. M. v. Zwieten, P. Volta, Y. Wang, A. Weiperth, O. L. F. Weyl, and J. D. Young. 2020 submitted. Assessing effects of climate and land-use changes on fish catches across global lakes. Nature Communications 11: 2526

Mei, X., V. Razlutskij, L. G. Rudstam, E. Jeppesen, Y. Tang, X. Zhang, and L. Zhengwen. 2020. The effects of omnivorous fish on benthic-pelagic habitats coupling in shallow aquatic ecosystems: a review. Lake Science in press.

Lauber, T. B., R. C. Stedman, N. A. Connelly, R. C. Ready, L. G. Rudstam, and G. L. Poe. 2020. The effects of aquatic invasive species on recreational fishing participation and value in the Great Lakes: Possible future scenarios. Journal of Great Lakes Research 46:656-665.

Nasworthy, K. AE Scofield, LG Rudstam. 2020. Feeding ecology of Limnocalanus macrurus in the Laurentian Great Lakes. J. Great Lakes Res.

Paufve, MR, SA Sethi, LG Rudstam, BC Weidel, BF Lantry, M Chalupnicki, K Dey, M Herbert. 2020. Differentiation between lake whitefish and cisco eggs based on diameter. J. Great Lakes Res. 46: 1058–1062

Rudstam, LG, and CJ Gandino. 2020. Zebra or quagga mussel dominance depends on trade-offs between growth and defense-Field support from Onondaga Lake, NY. PLoS One 15:e0235387.

Scofield, AE, JM Watkins, LG Rudstam. 2020. Heterogeneity in zooplankton distributions and diel vertical migrations: Application of a laser optical plankton counter in offshore Lake Michigan. J. Great Lakes Res. 46:780-797.

Scofield, AE, JM Watkins, E Osantowski. LG Rudstam, 2020. Deep chlorophyll maxima across a productivity gradient: A case study in the Laurentian Great Lakes. Limnol. Oceanogr. 64:2460-2484.

Stockwell, J., J. Doubek, R. Adrian, O. Anneville, C. Carey, L. Carvalho, L. DeSenerpont Domis, G. Dur, M. Frassl, H. P. Grossart, B. Ibelings, M. Lajeunesse, A. Lewandowska, M. Llames, S.-i. Matsuzaki, E. Nodine, P. Nõges, V. Patil, F. Pomati, K. Rinke, L. G. Rudstam, J. Rusak, N. Salmaso, C. Seltmann, D. Straile, S. Thackeray, W. Thiery, P. Urrutia-Cordero, P. Venail, P. Verburg, R. I. Woolway, T. Zohary, M. R. Andersen, R. Bhattacharya, J. Hejzlar, N. Janatian, A. T. N. K. Kpodonu, T. J. Williamson, and H. L. Wilson. 2020. Storm impacts on phytoplankton community dynamics in lakes. Global Change Biology 2020: 2756-2784

Stockwell, JD., BP O'Malley, S Hansson, RJ Chapina, LG Rudstam, BC Weidel. 2020. Benthic habitat is an integral part of Mysis ecology. Freshw. Biol. 65:1997–2009.

Timoshkin, O. A., J. V. Klump, L. G. Rudstam, Y. Saposhnikova, and L. Sukhanova. 2020. Recent research on Lake Baikal: the 2018 Conference, Freshwater Ecosystems-Key Problems. J. Great Lakes Res. 46:1-3.

Welsh, A.B., D.M. Carlson, S.M. Schlueter, and J.R. Jackson 2020. Tracking stocking success in a long-lived species through genetics and demographics: evidence of natural reproduction in Lake Sturgeon after twenty-two years. Trans. Am. Fish. Soc.

Xia, W., B. Zhu, X. Qu, H. Liu, L. G. Rudstam, L. Ni, and Y. Chen. 2020. Effects of salinity on germination and growth of submerged macrophytes. Ecohydrology 2020:e2235.

Xia, W., R. Wang, B. Zhu, L. G. Rudstam, Y. Liu, Y. Xu, W. Xin, and Y. Chen. 2020. Heavy metal gradients from rural to urban lakes in central China. Ecological Processes 9:47.

Zhao, G., H. Gao, and X. Cai. 2020. Estimating lake temperature profile and evaporation losses by leveraging MODIS LST data. Remote Sensing of Environment 251:112104.