Publications

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Covernton GA, Collicutt B, Gurney-Smith HJ, Pearce CM, Dower JF, Ross PS and Dudas SE (2019). Microplastics in bivalves and their habitat in relation to shellfish aquaculture proximity in coastal British Columbia, Canada. Aquaculture Environment Interactions 11:357-374.

Cox K, Covernton G, Davies H, Dower J, Juanes F, Dudas S (2019). Human Consumption of Microplastics. Environmental Science & Technology 53: 7068-7074.

Covernton GA, Pearce CM, Gurney-Smith HJ, Chastain SG, Ross PS, Dower JF and Dudas SE (2019). Size and shape matter: A preliminary analysis of microplastic sampling technique in seawater studies with implications for ecological risk assessment. Science of The Total Environment 667: 124-132.

Guan L, Dower JF and Pepin P (2017) Characterizing spatial structures of larval fish assemblages at multiple scales in relation to environmental heterogeneity in the Strait of Georgia (British Columbia, Canada). Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 75: 1902-1914.

Simkanin C, Davidson IC, Therriault TW, Jamieson G and Dower JF (2017) Manipulating propagule pressure to test the invasibility of subtidal marine habitats. Biological Invasions. 19: 1565–1575.

Guan L, Dower JF, McKinnell SM, Pepin P and Pakhomov EA (2017) Interannual variability in the abundance and structure of spring larval fish assemblages in the Strait of Georgia (British Columbia, Canada) from 2007 to 2010. Fisheries Oceanography 26: 638-654.

Hertz E, Trudel M, El-Sabaawi RW, Tucker S, Dower JF, Beacham TD and Mazumder A (2016) Hitting the moving target: modelling gradual ontogenetic niche shifts using stable isotopes. Journal ofAnimal Ecology. 85: 681-91.

Suchy KD, Dower JF, Varela DE, Lagunas MG (2016) Interannual variability in the relationship between in situ primary productivity and somatic crustacean productivity in a temperate fjord. Marine Ecology Progress Series 545: 91–108.

Suchy KD, Avila TR, Dower JF, Bianchini A, and Figueiredo GM (2016) Community-level crustacean zooplankton production rates in the tropical waters of Guanabara Bay, Brazil. Marine Ecology Progress Series 545: 77–89.

Guan L, Dower JF, McKinnell SM, Pepin P, Pakhomov EA and Hunt BP (2015). A comparison of spring larval fish assemblages in the Strait of Georgia (British Columbia, Canada) between the early- 1980s and late-2000s. Progress in Oceanography 138A: 45-57.

Pepin P, Robert D, Bouchard C, Dower JF, Falardeau M, Fortier L, Jenkins GP, Levesque K, Llopiz JK, Meekan MG, Murphy HM, Ringuette M, Sirois P and Sponaugle S (2015) Once upon a larva: revisiting the relationship between feeding success and growth in fish larvae. ICES Journal of Marine Science 72: 359-373.

Sato M, Klymak JM, Kunze E, Dewey R and Dower JF (2014) Turbulence and internal waves in Patricia Bay, Saanich Inlet, British Columbia. Continental Shelf Research 85:153–167.

Schlacher TA, Baco AR, Rowden AA, O’Hara TD, Clark MR, Kelley C and Dower JF (2014) Seamount benthos in a cobalt-rich crust region of the central Pacific: conservation challenges for future seabed mining. Diversity and Distributions 20:491-502

Robert D, Pepin P, Dower JF and Fortier L (2014) Individual growth history of larval Atlantic mackerel is reflected in daily condition indices. ICES Journal of Marine Science 71:1001-1009.

Suchy KD, Dower JF, Sastri AR and Neil MC (2013) Influence of diet on chitobiase-based production rates for the harpacticoid copepod Tigriopus californicus. Journal of Plankton Research 35:657-667.

Mackas DL, Galbraith MD, Faust D, Masson D, Romaine S, Shaw W, Trudel M, Dower JF, Campbell RW, Sastri AR and El-Sabaawi RW (2013) Zooplankton time series from the Strait of Georgia: Resultsfrom year-round sampling at deep water locations, 1990-2010. Progress in Oceanography115:129-159.

Tunnicliffe V, Tyler J and Dower JF (2013) Population ecology of the tonguefish Symphurus thermophilus (Pisces; Pleuronectiformes; Cynoglossidae) at sulphur-rich hydrothermal vents on volcanoes of the northern Mariana Arc. Deep-Sea Research Part II 92:172-182.

Sato M, Dower JF, Kunze K and Dewey R (2013) Second-order seasonal variability in diel vertical migration timing of euphausiids in a coastal inlet. Marine Ecology Progress Series 480:39-56.

Simkanin C, Dower JF, Filip N, Jamieson G and Therriault TW (2013) Biotic resistance to the infiltration of natural habitats: examining the role of predation in the distribution of an invasive ascidian. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 439: 6-83.

El-Sabaawi RW, Trudel M, Mackas DL, Dower JF and Mazumder A (2012) Interannual variability in bottom-up processes in the upstream range of the California Current system: An isotopic approach. Progress in Oceanography 106: 16-27.

Simkanin C, Davidson IC, Dower JF, Jamieson G and Therriault TW (2012) Anthropogenic structures and the infiltration of natural benthos by invasive ascidians. Marine Ecology 33: 499-511.

Rowden AA, Dower JF, Schlacher TA, Consalvey M and Clark MR (2010) Paradigms in seamount ecology: fact, fiction and future. Marine Ecology 31: 226-241.

Schlacher TA, Rowden AA, Dower JF and Consalvey M (2010) Seamount science scales undersea mountains: new research and outlook. Marine Ecology 31: 1-13.

Rousseau S, Kunze E, Dewey R, Bartlett K and Dower J (2010) On the efficiency of turbulence production by swimming marine organisms in the open ocean and coastal waters. Journal of Physical Oceanography 40: 2107-2121.

Montagnes DJS, Dower JF and Figeuiredo GM (2010) The protozooplankton-ichthyoplankton trophic link – an overlooked aspect of the microbial loop in marine ecosystems. Journal of Eukaryotic Microbiology 57: 223-228.

Young KV, Pepin P and Dower JF (2010) Interannual variability in feeding rate and niche breadth of radiated shanny (Ulvaria subbifurcata) larvae from coastal Newfoundland. Journal of Plankton Research 32: 815-827.

El-Sabaawi, RW, Sastri AR, Dower JF and Mazumder A. (2010) Deciphering the seasonal cycle of copepod trophic dynamics in the Strait of Georgia, Canada using stable isotopes and fatty acids. Estuaries and Coasts. Estuaries and Coasts 33:738–752.

Dower JF, Pepin P and Kim GC (2009) Covariation in feeding success, size-at-age and growth in larval radiated shanny (Ulvaria subbifurcata): insights based on individuals. Journal of Plankton Research 31: 235-247.

Young KV, Dower JF and Pepin P (2009) A hierarchical analysis of the spatial distribution of larval fish prey. Journal of Plankton Research 31: 687-700.

Sastri AR and Dower JF (2009) Interannual variability in chitobiase-based production rates of the crustacean zooplankton community in the Strait of Georgia. Marine Ecology Progress Series 388: 147–157.

El-Sabaawi RW, Kainz M, Mazumder A and Dower JF (2009) Interannual variability in fatty acid composition of the copepod Neocalanus plumchrus in the Strait of Georgia, British Columbia Marine Ecology Progress Series. 382: 151–161.

El-Sabaawi RW, Kainz M, Mazumder A and Dower JF (2009) The trophic positions of calanoid copepods in the Strait of Georgia, British Columbia, Canada. Marine Biology 156:225–237.

Campbell RW and Dower JF (2008) Depth distribution during the life history of Neocalanus plumchrus in the Strait of Georgia. Journal of Plankton Research 30: 7-20.

Kunze E, Dower JF, Dewey R and D’Asaro EA (2007) Mixing it up with krill. Science 318: 1239-1239.

Pepin P and Dower JF (2007) Variability in the trophic position of larval fish in a coastal pelagic ecosystem based on stable isotope analysis. Journal of Plankton Research 29: 727-737.

Embley RW, Baker ET, Butterfield DA, Chadwick WW, Lupton JE, Resing JA, de Ronde CE, Nakamura K,Tunnicliffe V, Dower JF and Merle SG (2007) Exploring the Submarine Ring of Fire: Mariana Arc – Western Pacific. Oceanography 20: 68-79.

Dudas SE, Dower JF and Anholt BR (2007) Invasion dynamics of the varnish clam (Nuttallia obscurata): A matrix demographic modeling approach. Ecology 88: 2084–2093.

Kunze E, Dower JF, Beveridge I, Dewey R and Bartlett KP (2006) Observations of biologically generated turbulence in a coastal inlet. Science 313: 1768-1770.

Sastri AR and Dower JF (2006) Field validation of an instantaneous estimate of in situ development and growth for marine copepod communities. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Science 63: 2639-2647.

Sastri AR and Dower JF (2006) Mesozooplankton community response to a diatom bloom during the SERIES iron enrichment experiment in the subarctic NE Pacific. Deep-Sea Research II 53:2268-2280.

Dudas SE and Dower JF (2006) Reproductive ecology and dispersal potential of the varnish clam (Nuttallia obscurata) a recent invader in the Northeast Pacific Ocean. Marine Ecology Progress Series 320: 195–205.

Dudas SE McGaw IJ and Dower JF (2005) Selective crab predation on native an introduced bivalve in British Columbia. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 325:8-17.

Dower JF and Brodeur RD (2004) The role of biophysical coupling in concentrating marine organisms around shallow topographies. Journal of Marine Systems 50: 1-2.

Campbell RW, Boutillier PD and Dower JF (2004) Ecophysiology of overwintering in the copepod Neocalanus plumchrus: Changes in lipid and protein contents over a seasonal cycle. Marine Ecology Progress Series 280:211-226.

Stocks KI, Boehlert GW and Dower JF (2004) Towards an international field programme on seamounts within the Census of Marine Life. Archive of Fishery and Marine Research 51: 320-327.

Campbell RW and Dower JF (2003) Role of lipids in the maintenance of neutral buoyancy by zooplankton. Marine Ecology Progress Series 263:93-99.

Baumann H, Pepin P, Davidson FJ, Mowbray F, Schnack D and Dower JF (2003) Reconstruction of environmental histories to investigate patterns of larval fish growth and selective survival in a large bay in Newfoundland. ICES Journal of Marine Science 60:243-258.

Pepin P, Dower JF & Davidson FJ (2003) A spatially-explicit study of prey-predator interactions in larval fish: assessing the influence of food and predator abundance on growth and survival. Fisheries Oceanography 12:19-33.

Dower JF, Pepin P, & Leggett WC (2002) Using patch studies to link mesoscale patterns of feeding and growth in larval fish to environmental variability. Fisheries Oceanography 11: 219 232.

Benson AJ, McFarlane GA, Allen SE and Dower JF (2002) The response of Pacific hake (Merluccius productus) to recent ecosystem change. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Science 59:1969-1979.

Reiss CS, Anis A, Dower JF, Taggart CT and Ruddick B (2002) Relationship between vertical distribution of turbulence, larval fish and potential prey: a field test and predictions. Fisheries Oceanography 11: 157-174.

Pepin P, Dower JF, Helbig JA & Leggett WC (2002) Estimating the relative roles of dispersion and predation in generating regional differences in mortality rates of larval radiated shanny (Ulvaria subbifurcata). Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Science 59: 105-114.

Dower JF and Perry RI (2001) High abundance of larval rockfish over Cobb Seamount, an isolated seamount in the NE Pacific. Fisheries Oceanography 10:268-274.

Pepin P, Dower JF and Benoît HP (2001) The role of measurement error on the interpretation of otolith increment width in the study of growth in larval fish. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Science 58:2204-2212.

Dower JF, Pepin P, and Leggett WC (1998) Enhanced gut fullness and apparent shift in size-selectivity by radiated shanny (Ulvaria subbifurcata) larvae in response to increased turbulence. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Science 55: 128-142.

Pepin P, Dower JF, and Leggett WC (1998) Changes in the probability density function of larval fish body length following preservation. Fishery Bulletin 96: 633-640.

Dower JF, Miller TJ, and Leggett WC (1997) The role of microscale turbulence in the feeding ecology of larval fish. Advances in Marine Biology 31: 169-220.

Dower JF and Mackas DL (1996) “Seamount effects” in the zooplankton community near Cobb

Seamount. Deep-Sea Research 43: 837-858.

Dower J, Freeland H, and Juniper K (1992) A strong biological response to oceanic flow past Cobb Seamount. Deep-Sea Research 39: 1139-1145.