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Tim Targett Publications

Below is a chronological listing of publications by Dr. Timothy E. Targett, professor in CEOE's School of Marine Science and Policy.

Targett, T.E. and J.D. McCleave.  1974.  Summer abundance of fishes in a Maine tidal cove with special reference to temperature. Trans. Amer. Fish. Soc. 103(2):325-330.

Targett, T.E.  1978.  Food resource partitioning by the pufferfishes Sphoeroides spengleri and S.   testudineus from Biscayne Bay, Florida. Mar. Biol. 49(1):83-91.

Targett, T.E.  1978.  Respiratory metabolism of temperature acclimated Fundulus heteroclitus (L.): zones of compensation and dependence. J. Exp. Mar. Biol. Ecol. 32(2):197-206.

Dearborn, J.H., H.H. DeWitt, J.D. McCleave, T.E. Targett, and E.F. Lowe.  1978.  Benthic fishes and echinoderms in the Scotia Arc region. Antarctic Jour. of the U.S. 13(4):137-139.

Targett, T.E.  1979.  A contribution to the biology of the puffers Sphoeroides testudineus and Sphoeroides spengleri from Biscayne Bay, Florida. Fish. Bull., U.S. 77(1):292-295.

Targett, T.E.  1979.   The effect of temperature and body size on digestive efficiency in    Fundulus heteroclitus (L.). J. Exp. Mar. Biol. Ecol. 38(2):179-186.

Targett, T.E.  1981.  Trophic ecology and structure of coastal Antarctic fish communities. Mar. Ecol. Prog. Ser. 4(3):243-263.

Wyanski, D.M. and T.E. Targett.  1981.  Feeding biology of fishes in the endemic Antarctic Harpagiferidae. Copeia 1981(3):686-693.

Atkinson, L.P. and T.E. Targett.  1983.  Upwelling along the 60-m isobath from Cape Canaveral to Cape Hatteras and its relationship to fish distribution. Deep-Sea Res. 30(2A):221-226.

Rogers, S.G., T.E. Targett, and S.B. Van Sant.  1984.  Fish-nursery use in Georgia salt-marsh estuaries: the influence of springtime freshwater conditions. Trans. Amer. Fish. Soc. 113(5):595-606.

Targett, T.E.  1984.  A breeding population of gulf pipefish (Syngnathus scovelli) in a Georgia estuary, with discussion on the ecology of the species. Contrib. Mar. Sci. 27:169-174.

Targett, T.E. and R.L. Radtke.  1984.  Growth and feeding ecology studies on coastal Antarctic fishes.Antarctic Jour. of the U.S. 19(5):147-149.

Radtke, R.L. and T.E. Targett.  1984.  Rhythmic structural and chemical patterns in otoliths of the Antarctic fish Norothenia larseni: their application to age determination. Polar Biology 3(4):203-210.

Wyanski, D.M. and T.E. Targett.  1985.  Juvenile development of the lyre goby, Evorthodus   lyricus (Girard) (Pisces: Gobiidae), with a discussion of early life history. Bull. Mar. Sci.  36(1):115-123.

Radtke, R.L., T.E. Targett, and J.L. Bell.  1985.  Growth resolution of Antarctic fish. Antarctic Jour. of the U.S. 20(5):157-159.

Targett, N.M., T.E. Targett, N.H. Vrolijk, and J.C. Ogden.  1986.  Effect of macrophyte secondary metabolites on feeding preferences of the herbivorous parrotfish Sparisoma radians. Mar. Biol. 92(1):141-148.

Rogers, S.G., H.T. Langston, and T.E. Targett.  1986.  Anatomical trauma in sponge-coral reef fishes captured by trawling and angling. Fish. Bull., U.S. 84(3):697-704.

Targett, T.E., K.E. Young, J.T. Konecki, and P.A. Grecay.  1987.  Research on wintertime feeding in Antarctic fishes. Antarctic Jour. of the U.S. 22(5):211-213.

Epifanio, C.E., D. Goshorn, and T.E. Targett.  1988.  Induction of spawning in the weakfish, Cynoscion regalis. Fish. Bull., U.S. 86(1):168-171.

Radtke, R.L., T.E. Targett, A. Kellermann, J.L. Bell, and K.T. Hill.  1989.  Antarctic fish growth: profile of Trematomus newnesi. Mar. Ecol. Prog. Ser. 57(2):103-117.

Konecki, J.T. and T.E. Targett.  1989.  Eggs and larvae of Nototheniops larseni from the spongocoel of a hexactinellid sponge near Hugo Island, Antarctic Peninsula. Polar Biology 10(3):197-198.

Kennicutt, M.C., II (with T.E. Targett and 25 coauthors).  1990.  Oil spillage in Antarctica: initial report of the National Science Foundation-sponsored Quick Response Team on the grounding of the Bahia Paraiso. Environ. Sci. & Technol. 24(5):620-624.

Eklund, A.M. and T.E. Targett.  1990.  Reproductive seasonality of fishes inhabiting hard bottom areas in the Middle Atlantic Bight. Copeia 1990(4):1180-1184.

Targett, T.E. and N.M. Targett.  1990.  Energetics of food selection by the herbivorous parrotfish Sparisoma radians: roles of assimilation efficiency, gut evacuation rate, and algal secondary metabolites. Mar. Ecol. Prog. Ser. 66(1&2):13-21.

Eklund, A.M. and T.E. Targett.  1991.  Seasonality of fish catch rates and species composition from the hard bottom trap fishery in the Middle Atlantic Bight (US east coast). Fish. Res. 12(1):1-22.

Malloy, K.D. and T.E. Targett.  1991.  Feeding, growth and survival of juvenile summer flounder (Paralichthys dentatus): experimental analysis of the effects of temperature and salinity. Mar. Ecol. Prog. Ser. 72(3):213-223.

Montgomery, J.L.M. and T.E. Targett.  1992.  The nutritional role of seagrass in the diet of the omnivorous pinfish Lagodon rhomboides (L.). J. Exp. Mar. Biol. Ecol. 158(1):37-57.

Malloy, K.D. and T.E. Targett. 1994.  Effects of ration limitation and low temperature on growth, biochemical condition, and survival of juvenile summer flounder from two Atlantic coast nurseries. Trans. Amer. Fish. Soc. 123(2):182-193.

Malloy, K.D. and T.E. Targett.  1994.  The use of RNA:DNA ratios to predict growth limitation of juvenile summer flounder (Paralichthys dentatus) from Delaware and North Carolina estuaries. Mar. Biol. 118(3):367-375.

Lankford, T.E., Jr. and T.E. Targett.  1994.  Suitability of estuarine nursery zones for juvenile weakfish (Cynoscion regalis): effects of temperature and salinity on feeding, growth and survival. Mar. Biol. 119(4):611-620.

Targett, N.M., A.A. Boettcher, T.E. Targett, and N.H. Vrolijk.  1995.  Tropical marine herbivore assimilation of phenolic-rich plants. Oecologia 103(2):170-179.

Grecay, P.A. and T.E. Targett.  1996.  Effects of turbidity, light level and prey concentration on feeding success of juvenile weakfish Cynoscion regalis. Mar. Ecol. Prog. Ser. 131(1-3):11-16.

Malloy, K.D., Y. Yamashita, H. Yamada, and T.E. Targett.  1996.  Spatial and temporal patterns of juvenile stone flounder Kareius bicoloratus growth rates during and after settlement. Mar. Ecol. Prog. Ser. 131(1-3):49-59.

Yamashita, Y., H. Yamada, K.D. Malloy, T.E. Targett, and Y. Tsuruta.  1996.  Sand shrimp predation on settling and newly-settled stone flounder and its relationship to optimal nursery habitat selection in Sendai Bay, Japan.  pp. 271-283.

In: Watanabe, Y., Y. Yamashita, and Y. Oozeki (eds).  Survival strategies in early life stages of marine resources.  A.A. Balkema, Rotterdam. 367p.

Grecay, P.A. and T.E. Targett.  1996.  Spatial patterns in condition and feeding of juvenile weakfish in Delaware Bay. Trans. Amer. Fish. Soc. 125(5):803-808.

Lankford, T.E., Jr. and T.E. Targett. 1997.  Selective predation by juvenile weakfish: post- consumptive constraints on energy maximization and growth. 
Ecology 78(4):1049-1061.

Paperno, R., T.E. Targett, and P.A. Grecay.  1997.  Daily growth increments in otoliths of juvenile weakfish, Cynoscion regalis: experimental assessment of changes in increment width with changes in feeding rate, growth rate, and condition factor. Fish. Bull., U.S. 95(3):521-529.

Thorrold, S.R., C.M. Jones, P.K. Swart, and T.E. Targett.  1998.  Accurate classification of juvenile weakfish  Cynoscion regalis to estuarine nursery areas based on chemical signatures in otoliths. Mar. Ecol. Prog. Ser. 173:253-265.

Lankford, T.E., Jr., T.E. Targett, and P.M. Gaffney.  1999.  Mitochondrial DNA analysis of population structure in the Atlantic croaker, Micropogonias undulatus (Perciformes: Sciaenidae). Fish. Bull., U.S. 97(4):884-890.

Paperno, R., T.E. Targett, and P.A. Grecay.  2000.  Spatial and temporal variation in recent growth, overall growth, and mortality of juvenile weakfish (Cynoscion regalis) in Delaware Bay. Estuaries 23(1):10-20.

Wyanski, D.M. and T.E. Targett.  2000.  Development of transformation larvae and juveniles of Ctenogobius boleosoma, Ctenogobius shufeldti, and Gobionellus oceanicus (Pisces: Gobiidae) from western North Atlantic estuaries, with notes on early life history. Bull. Mar. Sci. 67(2):709-728.

Lankford, T.E., Jr. and T.E. Targett.  2001.  Low-temperature tolerance of age-0 Atlantic croakers: recruitment implications for U.S. Mid-Atlantic estuaries. Trans. Amer. Fish. Soc. 130(2):236-249.

Lankford, T.E., Jr. and T.E. Targett.  2001.  Physiological performance of young-of-the-year  Atlantic croakers from different Atlantic coast estuaries: implications for stock structure.  Trans. Amer. Fish. Soc. 130(3):367-375.

Stierhoff, K.L., T.E. Targett, and P.A. Grecay.  2003.  Hypoxia tolerance of the mummichog: the role of access to the water surface. J. Fish Biol. 63(3):580-592.

Epifanio, C.E., A.I. Dittel, R.A. Rodriguez, and T.E. Targett.  2003.  The role of macroalgal beds as nursery habitat for juvenile blue crabs, Callinectes sapidus. J. Shellfish Research 22(3):881-886.

Stierhoff, K.L., T.E. Targett, and K.L. Miller.  2006.  Ecophysiological responses of juvenile summer and winter flounder to hypoxia: experimental and modeling analyses of effects on estuarine nursery quality. Mar. Ecol. Prog. Ser. 325:255-266.

Tyler, R.M. and T.E. Targett.  2007.  Juvenile weakfish Cynoscion regalis distribution in relation  to diel-cycling dissolved oxygen in an estuarine tributary. Mar. Ecol. Prog. Ser. 333:257-269.

Nye, J.A., T.E. Targett, and T.E. Helser.  2008.  Reproductive characteristics of weakfish in  Delaware Bay: implications for management. North American Journal of Fisheries Management 27(1):1-11.

Tyler, R.M., D.C. Brady, and T.E. Targett.  2009.  Temporal and spatial dynamics of diel-cycling  hypoxia in estuarine tributaries. Estuaries & Coasts 32(1):123-145.

Brady, D.C., T.E. Targett, and D.M. Tuzzolino.  2009.  Behavioral responses of juvenile  weakfish (Cynoscion regalis) to diel-cycling hypoxia: swimming speed, angular  correlation, expected displacement, and effects of hypoxia acclimation.Can. J. Fish. Aquat. Sci. 66(3):415-424.

Stierhoff, K.L., R.M. Tyler, and T.E. Targett.  2009.  Hypoxia tolerance of juvenile  weakfish (Cynoscion regalis): laboratory assessment of growth and behavioral avoidance  responses.J. Exp. Mar. Biol. Ecol. 381(Supplement 1):S173–S179.

Breitburg, D.L. (with T.E. Targett and 16 coauthors (J.K. Craig, R.S. Fulford, K.A. Rose, W.R.  Boynton, D. Brady, B.J. Ciotti, R.J. Diaz, K.D. Friedland, J.D. Hagy III, D.R. Hart, A.H.  Hines, E.D. Houde, S.E. Kolesar, S.W. Nixon, J.A. Rice, and D.H. Secor)).  2009.   Nutrient enrichment and fisheries exploitation: interactive effects on estuarine living  resources and their management. Hydrobiologia 629(1):31-47.

Stierhoff, K.L., T.E. Targett, and J.H. Power.  2009.  Hypoxia-induced growth limitation of  juvenile fishes in an estuarine nursery: assessment of small-scale temporal dynamics  using RNA:DNA. Can. J. Fish. Aquat. Sci. 66(7):1033-1047.

Brady, D.C. and T.E. Targett.  2010.  Characterizing the escape response of juvenile summer  flounder Paralichthys dentatus to diel-cycling hypoxia.  J. Fish Biol. 77(1):137-152.

Ciotti, B.J., T.E. Targett, R.D.M. Nash, R.S. Batty, M.T. Burrows, and A.J. Geffen.  2010.   Development, validation and field application of an RNA-based growth index in juvenile  plaice Pleuronectes platessa. J. Fish Biol. 77(10):2181-2209.

Rees, B.B., T.E. Targett, B.J. Ciotti, C.A. Tolman, S.S. Akkina, and A.M. Gallaty.  2012. Temporal dynamics in growth and white skeletal muscle composition of the mummichog Fundulus heteroclitus during chronic hypoxia and hyperoxia. J. Fish Biol. 81:148-164.

Balouskus, R.G. and T.E. Targett.  2012.  Egg deposition by Atlantic silverside, Menidia menidia: substrate utilization and comparison of natural and altered shoreline type. Estuaries & Coasts 35:1100-1109.

Ciotti, B.J., T.E. Targett, and M.T. Burrows.  2013.  Spatial variation in growth rate of early juvenile European plaice Pleuronectes platessa. Mar. Ecol. Prog. Ser. 475:213–232.

Boutin, B.P. and T.E. Targett.  2013.  Fish and blue crab assemblages in the shore zone of tidal creeks in the Delaware Coastal Bays. Northeastern Naturalist 20(1):69–90.

Ciotti, B.J., T.E. Targett, and M.T. Burrows.  2013.  Decline in growth rate of juvenile European plaice (Pleuronectes platessa) during summer at nursery beaches along the west coast of Scotland. Can. J. Fish. Aquat. Sci. 70:720–734.

Brady, D.C. and T.E. Targett.  2013.  Movement of juvenile weakfish Cynoscion regalis and spot  Leiostomus xanthurus in relation to diel-cycling hypoxia in an estuarine tidal tributary. Mar. Ecol. Prog. Ser. 491:199–219.

Ciotti, B.J., T.E. Targett, R.D.M. Nash, and M.T. Burrows.  2013.  Small-scale spatial and temporal heterogeneity in growth and condition of juvenile fish on sandy beaches. J. Exp. Mar. Biol. Ecol.  448:346-359.

Ciotti, B.J., T.E. Targett, R.D.M. Nash, and A.J. Geffen.  2014.  Growth dynamics of European plaice Pleuronectes platessa L. in nursery areas: A review. J. Sea Research 90:64-82.

Fox, C.J., T.E. Targett, B. J. Ciotti, K. de Kroon, L. Hortsmeyer, and M. T. Burrows.  2014.  Size variation of 0-group plaice: Are earlier influences on growth potential a contributing factor? J. Sea Research 88:59-66.

Balouskus, R.G. and T.E. Targett.  In Revision.  Fish and blue crab abundance along a riprap-sill hardened shoreline: comparisons with Spartina marsh and riprap shorelines. Wetlands Ecology and Management

Schieler, B.M., E.A. Hale, and T.E.Targett.  In Review.  Daily variation in ingress of fall-spawned larval fishes into Delaware Bay in relation to alongshore and along-estuary wind components. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science

Ribeiro, F., E. Hale, T. Clardy, A. Deary, E.J. Hilton, T.E. Targett, and J.E. Olney.  In Review. Composition and temporal patterns of larval fish ingress in Chesapeake and Delaware Bays. Marine Ecology Progress Series

Kornis, M.S., D. Breitburg, R. Balouskus, D.M. Bilkovic, L.A. Davias, S. Giordano, K. Heggie, A.H. Hines, J.M. Jacobs, T.E. Jordan, R.S. King, C.J. Patrick, R.D. Seitz, H. Soulen, T.E. Targett, D.E. Weller, D.F. Whigham, J. Uphoff, Jr.  Submitted.  Linking the abundance of estuarine fish and mobile shellfish to shoreline hardening and land cover. Ecology Letters


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