Friedl, S.A., J.A. Buckel, J.E. Hightower, F.S. Scharf, and K.H. Pollock. 2013. Telemetry-based mortality estimates of juvenile spot
in two North Carolina estuarine creeks. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society
Midway, S.R. and F.S. Scharf 2012. Histological analysis reveals larger size at maturity for southern flounder with implications for biological
reference points. Marine and Coastal Fisheries: Dynamics, Management, and Ecosystem Science 4:628-638. PDF
Facendola, J.J. and F.S. Scharf. 2012. Seasonal and ontogenetic variation in the diet and daily ration of estuarine red drum as derived from field-based
estimates of gastric evacuation and consumption. Marine and Coastal Fisheries: Dynamics, Management, and Ecosystem Science 4:546-559. PDF
Gillum, Z.D., J.J. Facendola, and F.S. Scharf. 2012. Consumption and gastric evacuation in juvenile red drum Sciaenops ocellatus
(Linnaeus): Estimation of prey type effects and validation of field-based daily ration estimates. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology
and Ecology 413:21-29. PDF
Smith, W.E. and F.S. Scharf. 2011. Postrelease survival of sublegal southern flounder captured in a commercial gill-net fishery.
North American Journal of Fisheries Management 31:445-454. PDF
Goshe, L.R., L. Avens, F.S. Scharf, and A.L. Southwood. 2010. Estimation of age at maturation and growth of Atlantic green turtles
(Chelonia mydas) using skeletochronology. Marine Biology 157:1725-1740. PDF
Smith, W.E. and
F.S. Scharf. 2010. Demographic characteristics of southern flounder,
harvested by an estuarine gill net fishery. Fisheries Management and
Smith, W.E., F.S.
Scharf, and J.E. Hightower. 2009. Fishing mortality in North Carolina’s
southern flounder fishery: Direct estimates of F from a tag-return
experiment. Marine and Coastal Fisheries: Dynamics, Management, and
Ecosystem Science 1:283-299.
Scharf, F.S., J.A. Buckel, and F. Juanes.
2009. Contrasting patterns of resource utilization between juvenile
estuarine predators: the influence of relative prey size and foraging
ability on the ontogeny of piscivory. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and
Aquatic Sciences 66:790-801.
Balmer, B.C., R.S. Wells, S.M. Nowacek,
D.P. Nowacek, L.H. Schwacke, W.A. McLellan, F.S. Scharf, T.K. Rowles,
L.J. Hansen, T.R. Spradlin, and D.A. Pabst. 2008. Seasonal abundance and
distribution patterns of common bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus)
near St. Joseph Bay, Florida, USA. Journal of Cetacean Research and
Bacheler, N.M., L.M. Paramore, J.A. Buckel,
and F.S. Scharf. 2008. Recruitment of juvenile red drum in North
Carolina: spatiotemporal patterns of year-class strength and validation
of a seine survey. North American Journal of Fisheries Management
Stewart, C.B., and F.S. Scharf. 2008.
Estuarine recruitment, growth, and first-year survival of juvenile red
drum in North Carolina. Transactions of the American Fisheries
Fabrizio, M.P., F.S. Scharf, G.R. Shepherd,
J.E. Rosendale. 2008. Factors affecting catch-and-release mortality of
bluefish. North American Journal of Fisheries Management
Barnes, C., D. M. Bethea, R. D. Brodeur, J.
Spitz, V. Ridoux, C. Pusineri, B. C. Chase, M. E. Hunsicker, F. Juanes,
A. Kellermann, J. Lancaster, F. Menard, F.-X. Bard, P. Munk, J. K.
Pinnegar, F. S. Scharf, R. A. Rountree, K. I. Stergiou, C. Sassa, A.
Sabates, and S. Jennings. 2008.
Predator and prey body sizes in marine food webs. Ecology 89:881.
(link to Ecological Archives E089-051).
Lanier, J.M. and F.S.
Scharf. 2007. Experimental investigation of spatial and temporal variation in
estuarine growth of age-0 juvenile red drum (Sciaenops ocellatus).
Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 349:131-141.
Scharf, F.S., J.A. Buckel, K.A. Rose, F. Juanes, J.H. Cowan, Jr. 2006.
Effects of variable prey and cohort dynamics on growth of young-of-the-year
estuarine bluefish: Evidence for interactions between spring- and summer-spawned
cohorts. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society 135:1266-1289.
Scharf, F.S., J.P. Manderson, and M.P. Fabrizio. 2006. The effects of
seafloor habitat complexity on survival of juvenile fishes: Species-specific
interactions with structural refuge. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology
and Ecology 335(2):167-176.
Scharf, F.S., J.P.
Manderson, M.P. Fabrizio, J.P. Pessutti, J.E. Rosendale, R.J. Chant, and A.J.
Bejda. 2004. Seasonal and interannual patterns of distribution and diet of
bluefish within a Middle Atlantic Bight estuary in relation to abiotic and
biotic factors. Estuaries 27(3):426-436.
Scharf, F.S., J.A. Buckel,
P.A. McGinn, and F. Juanes. 2003. Vulnerability of marine forage fishes to
effects of prey behavior on susceptibility to attack and capture.
Journal of Experimental Marine
Biology and Ecology
Scharf, F.S., J.A. Buckel, and F. Juanes. 2002. Size-dependent vulnerability of
juvenile bay anchovy (Anchoa mitchilli) to bluefish predation: does large
body size always provide a refuge? Marine Ecology Progress Series
Juanes, F. J.A. Buckel, and F.S. Scharf. 2002. Feeding ecology of piscivorous
fishes. Chapter 12 in The Handbook of Fish and Fisheries: The Biology,
Conservation, and Management of Exploited Species, Vol. 1-Biology of Fishes,
edited by P.J.B. Hart and J.D. Reynolds. Blackwell Scientific, London, pp.
Juanes, F. J.A. Buckel, and F.S. Scharf. 2001. Predatory behaviour and
selectivity of a primary piscivore: comparing fish and non-fish prey. Marine
Ecology Progress Series 217:157-165.
Scharf, F.S., F. Juanes, and R.A. Rountree. 2000. Predator size - prey size
relationships of marine fish predators: interspecific variation and the effects
of ontogeny and body size on trophic niche breadth. Marine Ecology Progress
Scharf, F.S. 2000. Patterns in abundance, growth, and mortality of juvenile red
drum across estuaries on the Texas coast and implications for recruitment and
stock enhancement. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society
Scharf, F.S. and K.K. Schlicht. 2000. Feeding habits of red drum (Sciaenops
ocellatus) in Galveston Bay, Texas: seasonal diet variation and
predator-prey size relationships. Estuaries 23(1):128-139.
Scharf, F.S., J.A. Buckel, F. Juanes, and D.O. Conover. 1998. Predation by
juvenile piscivorous bluefish: the influence of prey to predator size ratio and
prey type on predator capture success and prey profitability. Canadian
Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 55:1695-1703.
Scharf, F.S., R.M. Yetter, A.P. Summers, and F. Juanes. 1998. Enhancing diet
analyses of piscivorous fishes in the Northwest Atlantic through identification
and reconstruction of original prey sizes from ingested remains. Fishery
Scharf, F.S., F. Juanes, and M. Sutherland. 1998. Inferring ecological
relationships from the edges of scatter diagrams: a comparison of regression
techniques. Ecology 79(2):448-460.
Scharf, F.S., J.A. Buckel, F. Juanes, and D.O. Conover. 1997. Estimating piscine
prey size from partial remains: testing for shifts in foraging mode by juvenile
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