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John F. Piatt

Title: Research Wildlife Biologist
Address: 4210 University Dr., Anchorage, AK 99508-4626
Phone: (360) 774-0516 x224
Fax: (360) 385-7207
Email: jpiatt@usgs.gov

orcid.org/0000-0002-4417-5748

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Education and/or Training

Ph.D.1987Memorial University of Newfoundland, St. John, Newfoundland, CanadaMarine Biology
B.S. (Hons.)1977Memorial University of Newfoundland, St. John, Newfoundland, CanadaBiochemistry

Areas of Specialization and/or Research Interests

Breeding biology and feeding ecology of seabirds, marine ecosystems, fisheries, oil pollution, marine mammals, forage fish, oceanography, the Alcidae, Bering Sea studies, and Gulf of Alaska studies.

Professional Experience

1987 - PresentResearch Wildlife Biologist, USGS, Alaska Science Center, Anchorage, Alaska
1980 - 1987Research Associate, Graduate Student, Newfoundland Institute for Cold Ocean Science, Memorial University St. John, Newfoundland, Canada

Professional Activities and/or Memberships

Affiliate Professor, School of Aquatic and Fishery Sciences, University of Washington, Seattle, WA
Review Editor, Marine Ecology Progress Series
Pacific Seabird Group

Websites of Interest

Seabirds, and Foragefish, and Marine Ecosystems Research

Publications

Total pubs: 200

Cragg, J. L., A. E. Burger, and J. F. Piatt. 2016. Techniques for monitoring Brachyramphus murrelets: A comparison of radar, autonomous acoustic recording and audio-visual surveys. Wildlife Society Bulletin 40(1):130-139. doi:10.1002/wsb.623 [Details] [Full Publication]

Arimitsu, M. L., J. F. Piatt, and F. J. Mueter. 2016. Influence of glacier runoff on ecosystem structure in Gulf of Alaska fjords. Marine Ecology Progress Series 560:19-40. doi:10.3354/meps11888 [Details] [Full Publication]

Drew, G. S. and J. F. Piatt. 2015. User's Guide to the North Pacific Pelagic Seabird Database 2.0. USGS Open-File Report 2015-1123, 52 p. doi:10.3133/ofr20151123 [Details] [Full Publication]

Cragg, J. L., A. E. Burger, and J. F. Piatt. 2015. Testing the effectiveness of automated acoustic sensors for monitoring vocal activity of Marbled Murrelets Brachyramphus marmoratus. Marine Ornithology 43(2):151-160. [Details] [Full Publication]

Shearn-Bochsler, V., E. W. Lance, R. M. Corcoran, J. F. Piatt, B. Bodenstein, E. Frame, and J. Lawonn. 2014. Fatal paralytic shellfish poisoning in Kittlitz's Murrelet nestlings, Alaska. Journal of Wildlife Diseases 50(4):933-937. doi:10.7589/2013-11-296 [Details] [Full Publication]

Renner, M., J. Parrish, J. F. Piatt, K. J. Kuletz, A. E. Edwards, and G. L. Hunt, Jr.. 2013. Modeled distribution and abundance of a pelagic seabird reveal trends in relation to fisheries. Marine Ecology Progress Series 484:259-277. [Details] [Full Publication]

Agness, A. M., K. N. Marshall, J. F. Piatt, J. C. Ha, and G. R. VanBlaricom. 2013. Energy cost of vessel disturbance to individual Kittlitz's murrelets. Marine Ornithology 41(1):13-21. [Details] [Full Publication]

Drew, G. S., J. F. Piatt, and D. F. Hill. 2013. Effects of currents and tides in fine-scale use of marine bird habitats in a Southeast Alaska hotspot. Marine Ecology Progress Series 487:275-286. doi:10.3354/meps10304 [Details] [Full Publication]

Arimitsu, M. L., J. F. Piatt, E. N. Madison, J. S. Conaway, and N. Hillgruber. 2012. Oceanographic gradients and seabird prey community dynamics in glacial fjords. Fisheries Oceanography 21(2-3):148-169. doi:10.1111/j.1365-2419.2012.00616.x [Details] [Full Publication]

Renner, M., M. L. Arimitsu, and J. F. Piatt. 2012. Structure of marine predator and prey communities along environmental gradients in a glaciated fjord. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 69:2029-2045. doi:10.1139/f2012-117 [Details] [Full Publication]

Cury, P. M., I. L. Boyd, S. Bonhommeau, T. Anker-Nilssen, R. J. M. Crawford, R. W. Furness, J. A. Mills, E. J. Murphy, H. Osterblom, M. Paleczny, J. F. Piatt, J. P. Roux, L. Shannon, and W. J. Sydeman. 2011. Global seabird responses to forage fish depletion - one-third for the birds. Science 334(6063):1703-1706. doi:10.1126/science.1212928 [Details] [Full Publication]

Arimitsu, M. L., J. F. Piatt, M. D. Romano, and T. I. Van Pelt. 2011. Status and distribution of the Kittlitz's Murrelet Brachyramphus brevirostris in Kenai Fjords, Alaska. Marine Ornithology 39(1):13-22. [Details] [Full Publication]

Birt, T. P., D. Mackinnon, J. F. Piatt, and V. L. Friesen. 2011. Genetic differentiation of the Kittlitz's Murrelet Brachyramphus brevirostris in the Aleutian Islands and Gulf of Alaska. Marine Ornithology 39:45-51. [Details] [Full Publication]

Kuletz, K. J., S. G. Speckman, J. F. Piatt, and E. A. Labunski. 2011. Population status and trends of Kittlitz's Murrelets in Kachemak Bay and Cook Inlet, Alaska. Marine Ornithology 39:85-95. [Details] [Full Publication]

Madison, E. N., J. F. Piatt, M. L. Arimitsu, M. D. Romano, T. I. Van Pelt, K. Nelson, J. Williams, and A. R. DeGange. 2011. Status and distribution of the Kittlitz's Murrelet Brachyramphus brevirostris along the Alaska Peninsula, Kodiak, and Aleutian Islands, Alaska. Marine Ornithology 39(1):111-122. [Details] [Full Publication]

Piatt, J. F., M. L. Arimitsu, G. S. Drew, E. N. Madison, J. L. Bodkin, and M. D. Romano. 2011. Status and trends of the Kittlitz's in Glacier Bay, Alaska. Marine Ornithology 39(1):65-75. [Details] [Full Publication]

Arimitsu, M. L., J. F. Piatt, M. D. Romano, E. N. Madison, and J. S. Conaway. 2010. Kittlitz's and Marbled Murrelets in Kenai Fjords National Park, south-central Alaska: At-sea distribution, abundance, and foraging habitat, 2006-08. USGS Open-File Report 2010-1181, 68 p. [Details] [Full Publication]

Drew, G. S., D. E. Dragoo, M. Renner, and J. F. Piatt. 2010. At-sea observations of marine birds and their habitats before and after the 2008 eruption of Kasatochi Volcano, Alaska. Arctic, Antarctic, and Alpine Research 42(3):325-334. doi:10.1657/1938-4246-42.3.325 [Details] [Full Publication]

Satterthwaite, W. H., A. S. Kitaysky, S. A. Hatch, J. F. Piatt, and M. Mangel. 2010. Unifying quantitative life-history theory and field endocrinology to assess prudent parenthood in a long-lived seabird. Evoluntionary Ecology Research 12:779-792. [Details] [Full Publication]

Kitaysky, A. S., J. F. Piatt, S. A. Hatch, E. V. Kitaiskaia, Z. M. Benowitz-Fredericks, M. T. Shultz, and J. C. Wingfield. 2010. Food availability and population processes: severity of nutritional stress during reproduction predicts survival of long-lived seabirds. Ecology 24:625-637. [Details] [Full Publication]

Shultz, M. T., J. F. Piatt, A. M. A. Harding, A. B. Kettle, and T. I. Van Pelt. 2009. Timing of breeding and reproductive performance in murres and kittiwakes reflect mismatched seasonal prey dynamics. Marine Ecology Progress Series 393:247-258. doi:10.3354/meps08136 [Details] [Full Publication]

Regular, P. M., M. Shuhood, T. Power, W. A. Montevecchi, G. J. Robertson, D. Ballam, J. F. Piatt, and B. Nakashima. 2009. Murres, Capelin and Ocean Climate: Inter-annual Associations across a Decadal Shift. Environmental Monitoring and Assessment 156:293-302. doi:10.1007/s10661-008-0484-2 [Details] [Full Publication]

Agness, A. M., J. F. Piatt, J. C. Ha, and G. R. VanBlaricom. 2008. Effects of vessel activity on the nearshore ecology of the Kittlitz's Murrelet (Brachyramphus brevirostris) in Glacier Bay, Alaska. The Auk 125(2):346-353. doi:10.1525/auk.2008.06203 [Details] [Full Publication]

Arimitsu, M. L., J. F. Piatt, M. A. Litzow, A. A. Abookire, M. D. Romano, and M. D. Robards. 2008. Distribution and spawning dynamics of capelin (Mallotus villosus) in Glacier Bay, Alaska: A cold water refugium. Fisheries Oceanography 17(2):137-146. doi:10.1111/j.1365-2419.2008.00470.x [Details] [Full Publication]

Jodice, P. G. R., D. D. Roby, K. R. Turco, R. M. Suryan, D. B. Irons, J. F. Piatt, M. T. Shultz, D. G. Rosenau, and A. B. Kettle. 2008. Growth rates of Black-legged Kittiwake Rissa tridactyla chicks in relation to delivery rate, size, and energy density of meals. Marine Ornithology 36:107-114. [Details] [Full Publication]

Morris-Pocock, J. A., S. A. Taylor, T. P. Birt, M. Damus, J. F. Piatt, K. Warheit, and V. L. Friesen. 2008. Population genetic structure in Atlantic and Pacific Ocean common murre populations (Uria aalge): A natural replicate test of post-Pleistocene evolution. Molecular Ecology 17(22):4859-4873. doi:10.1111/j.1365-294X.2008.03977.x [Details] [Full Publication]

Renner, M., G. L. Hunt, Jr., J. F. Piatt, and G. V. Byrd. 2008. Seasonal and distribution patterns of seabirds along the Aleutian Archipelago. Marine Ecology Progress Series 357:301-311. doi:10.3354/meps07325 [Details] [Full Publication]

Drew, G. S., S. G. Speckman, J. F. Piatt, J. M. Burgos, and J. L. Bodkin. 2008. Survey design considerations for monitoring marine predator populations in Glacier Bay, Alaska: Results and post-hoc analyses of surveys conducted in 1999-2003. USGS Administrative Report, 128 p. [Details] [Full Publication]

Drew, G. S. and J. F. Piatt. 2008. Using geographic information systems to compare non-uniform marine bird surveys: Detecting the decline of Kittlitz's Murrelet (Brachyramphus brevirostris) in Glacier Bay, Alaska. The Auk 125(1):178-182. doi:10.1525/auk.2008.125.1.178 [Details] [Full Publication]

Zador, S. G. and J. F. Piatt. 2007. Simulating the effects of predation and egg-harvest at a gull colony. Pages 188-192 in J. F. Piatt and S. M. Gende, (eds.). Proceedings of the Fourth Glacier Bay Science Symposium. USGS Scientific Investigations Report 2007-5047, 246 p. [Details] [Full Publication]

Arimitsu, M. L., J. F. Piatt, M. D. Romano, and D. C. Douglas. 2007. Distribution of forage fishes in relation to the oceanography of Glacier Bay. Pages 102-106 in J. F. Piatt and S. M. Gende, (eds.), Proceedings of the Fourth Glacier Bay Science Symposium. USGS Information and Technology Report 2007-5047, 246 p. [Details] [Full Publication]

Romano, M. D., J. F. Piatt, and H. R. Carter. 2007. First successful radio-telemetry study of Kittlitz's Murrelets: Problems and potential. Pages 117-119 in J. F. Piatt and S. M. Gende, (eds.), Proceedings of the Fourth Glacier Bay Science Symposium. USGS Information and Technology Report 2007-5047, 246 p. [Details] [Full Publication]

Romano, M. D., J. F. Piatt, G. S. Drew, and J. L. Bodkin. 2007. Temporal and spatial variability in distribution of Kittlitz's Murrelet in Glacier Bay. Pages 120-123 in J. F. Piatt and S. M. Gende, (eds.), Proceedings of the Fourth Glacier Bay Science Symposium. USGS Information and Technology Report 2007-5047, 246 p. [Details] [Full Publication]

Drew, G. S., J. F. Piatt, and J. L. Bodkin. 2007. Population status and trends of marine birds and mammals in Glacier Bay National Park. Pages 129-132 in J. F. Piatt and S. M. Gende, (eds.). Proceedings of the Fourth Glacier Bay Science Symposium. USGS Scientific Investigations Report 2007-5047, 246 p. [Details] [Full Publication]

Piatt, J. F. and A. M. Springer. 2007. Marine ecoregions of Alaska. Pages 522-526 in R. B. Spies, (ed.). Long-Term Ecological Change in the Northern Gulf of Alaska. Elsevier, Amsterdam. [Details] [Full Publication]

Piatt, J. F. and S. M. Gende. 2007. Proceedings of the Fourth Glacier Bay Science Symposium. USGS Scientific Investigations Report 2007-5047, 246 p. [Details] [Full Publication]

Piatt, J. F. and A. M. A. Harding. 2007. Population ecology of seabirds in Cook Inlet. Pages 335-352 in R. B. Spies, (ed.), Long-Term Ecological Change in the Northern Gulf of Alaska. Elsevier, Amsterdam. [Details] [Full Publication]

Harding, A. M. A., J. F. Piatt, J. A. Schmutz, M. T. Shultz, T. I. Van Pelt, A. B. Kettle, and S. G. Speckman. 2007. Prey density and the behavioral flexibility of a marine predator: The common murre (Uria aalge). Ecology 88(8):2024-2033. doi:10.1890/06-1695.1 [Details] [Full Publication]

Harding, A. M. A., J. F. Piatt, and J. A. Schmutz. 2007. Seabird behavior as an indicator of food supplies: Sensitivity across the breeding season. Marine Ecology Progress Series 352:269-274. doi:10.3354/meps07072 [Details] [Full Publication]

Piatt, J. F., K. J. Kuletz, A. E. Burger, S. A. Hatch, V. L. Friesen, T. P. Birt, M. L. Arimitsu, G. S. Drew, A. M. A. Harding, and K. S. Bixler. 2007. Status review of the Marbled Murrelet (Brachyramphus marmoratus) in Alaska and British Columbia. USGS Open-File Report 2006-1387, 258 p. [Details] [Full Publication]

Arimitsu, M. L., M. D. Romano, and J. F. Piatt. 2007. Ground-nesting marine birds and potential for human disturbance in Glacier Bay National Park. Pages 196-200 in J. F. Piatt and S. M. Gende, (eds.), Proceedings of the Fourth Glacier Bay Science Symposium. USGS Scientific Investigations Report 2007-5047, 246 p. [Details] [Full Publication]

Piatt, J. F., W. J. Sydeman, and F. Wiese. 2007. Seabirds as Indicators of Marine Ecosystems. Pages 199-309 in Proceedings of the Pacific Seabird Group Symposium on "Seabirds as Indicators of Marine Ecosystems", Feb. 19-21, 2006, Girdwood, Alaska. Marine Ecology Progress Series 352 doi:10.3354/meps07070 [Details] [Full Publication]

Piatt, J. F., A. M. A. Harding, M. T. Shultz, S. G. Speckman, T. I. Van Pelt, G. S. Drew, and A. B. Kettle. 2007. Seabirds as indicators of marine food supplies: Cairns revisited. Marine Ecology Progress Series 352:221-234. doi:10.3354/meps07078 [Details] [Full Publication]

Kitaysky, A. S., J. F. Piatt, and J. C. Wingfield. 2007. Stress hormones link food availability and population processes in seabirds. Marine Ecology Progress Series 352:245-258. doi:10.3354/meps07074 [Details] [Full Publication]

Arimitsu, M. L., J. F. Piatt, and M. D. Romano. 2007. Distribution of ground-nesting marine birds along shorelines in Glacier Bay, southeastern Alaska: An assessment related to potential disturbance by back-country users. USGS Scientific Investigations Report 2007-5278. [Details] [Full Publication]

Piatt, J. F., J. D. Wetzel, K. Bell, A. R. DeGange, G. R. Balogh, G. S. Drew, T. Geernaert, C. Ladd, and G. V. Byrd. 2006. Predictable hotspots and foraging habitat of the endangered short-tailed albatross (Phoebastria albatrus) in the North Pacific: Implications for conservation. Deep Sea Research Part II: Topical Studies in Oceanography 53(3-4):387-398. doi:10.1016/j.dsr2.2006.01.008 [Details] [Full Publication]

Kitaysky, A. S., E. V. Kitaiskaia, J. F. Piatt, and J. C. Wingfield. 2006. A mechanistic link between chick diet and decline in seabirds?. Proceedings of the Royal Society B 273:445-450. doi:10.1098/rspb.2005.3351 [Details] [Full Publication]

Springer, A. M., G. B. Van Vliet, J. F. Piatt, and E. M. Danner. 2006. Whales and whaling in the North Pacific Ocean and Bering Sea: Oceanographic insights and ecosystem impacts. Pages 245-261 in J. A. Estes, D. P. DeMaster, D. F. Doak, T. M. Williams, and R. L. Brownell, Jr., (eds.). Whales, Whaling, and Ocean Ecosystems. University of California Press, Berkeley, CA, USA. [Details] [Full Publication]

Jodice, P. G. R., D. D. Roby, K. R. Turco, R. M. Suryan, D. B. Irons, J. F. Piatt, M. T. Shultz, D. G. Rosenau, A. B. Kettle, and J. A. Anthony. 2006. Assessing the nutritional stress hypothesis: The relative influence of diet quantity and quality on seabird productivity. Marine Ecology Progress Series 325:267-279. doi:10.3354/meps325267 [Details] [Full Publication]

Romano, M. D., J. F. Piatt, and D. D. Roby. 2006. Testing the junk-food hypothesis on marine birds: Effects of prey type on growth and development. Waterbirds 29(4):407-414. [Details] [Full Publication]

Zador, S. G., J. F. Piatt, and A. E. Punt. 2006. Balancing predation and egg harvest in a colonial seabird: A simulation model. Ecological Modeling 195:318-326. doi:10.1016/j.ecolmodel.2005.11.002 [Details] [Full Publication]

Hunt, G. L., Jr., G. S. Drew, J. Jahnck, and J. F. Piatt. 2005. Prey consumption and energy transfer by marine birds in the Gulf of Alaska. Deep Sea Research Part II: Topical Studies in Oceanography 52(5-6):781-797. [Details] [Full Publication]

Arimitsu, M. L., M. D. Romano, and J. F. Piatt. 2005. Ground-nesting marine birds and potential for human disturbance in Glacier Bay National Park. National Park Service, Annual Report, 30 p. [Details] [Full Publication]

Kitaysky, A. S., M. D. Romano, J. F. Piatt, J. C. Wingfield, and M. Kikuchi. 2005. The adrenocortical response of tufted puffin chicks to nutritional deficits. Hormones and Behavior 47:606-619. doi:10.1016/j.yhbeh.2005.01.005 [Details] [Full Publication]

Friesen, V. L., T. P. Birt, J. F. Piatt, R. T. Golightly, S. H. Newman, P. N. Hébert, and G. Gissing. 2005. Population genetic structure in marbled murrelets (Brachyramphus marmoratus). Conservation Genetics 6:607-614. doi:10.1007/s10592-005-9012-x [Details] [Full Publication]

Romano, M. D., J. F. Piatt, and A. R. DeGange. 2005. At-sea density and abundance of Kittlitz's Murrelets (Brachyramphus brevirostris) and Marbled Murrelets (Brachyramphus marmoratus) at Atka Island, Alaska, June 2004. Final Report to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, USGS Alaska Science Center, Anchorage, Alaska, 25 p. [Details]

Van Pelt, T. I. and J. F. Piatt. 2005. Population status of Kittlitz's Murrelet along the southern coast of the Alaska Peninsula. Final Report to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, USGS Alaska Science Center, Anchorage, Alaska, 65 p. doi:10.3133/70176076 [Details] [Full Publication]

Drew, G. S. and J. F. Piatt. 2005. North Pacific Pelagic Seabird Database (NPPSD): Compiling datasets and creating an archive, accessible database, and pelagic seabird atlas. Final Report to the North Pacific Marine Research Institute Project, USGS Alaska Science Center, Anchorage, Alaska (NPMRI 18-T2110). [Details] [Full Publication]

Abookire, A. A. and J. F. Piatt. 2005. Oceanographic conditions structure forage fishes into lipid-rich and lipid-poor communities in lower Cook Inlet, Alaska, USA. Marine Ecology Progress Series 287:229-240. [Details] [Full Publication]

Speckman, S. G., J. F. Piatt, C. Minte-Vera, and J. Parrish. 2005. Parallel structure among environmental gradients and three trophic levels in a subarctic estuary. Progress in Oceanography 66(1):25-65. doi:10.1016/j.pocean.2005.04.001 [Details] [Full Publication]

Harding, A. M. A., J. F. Piatt, G. V. Byrd, S. A. Hatch, N. B. Konyukhov, E. U. Golubova, and J. C. Williams. 2005. Variability in colony attendance of crevice-nesting Horned Puffin throughout the North Pacific: Implications for population monitoring. Journal of Wildlife Management 69(3):1279-1296. [Details] [Full Publication]

Piatt, J. F., M. D. Romano, V. A. Gill, and A. R. DeGange. 2005. Density and abundance of Kittlitz's Murrelets (Brachyramphus brevirostris) in the Near Islands, Aleutian Islands, Alaska, July 2003. Final Report to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, USGS Alaska Science Center, Anchorage, Alaska, 24 p. [Details]

Piatt, J. F. and D. E. Dragoo. 2005. Seabird, fish, marine mammal, and oceanography coordinated investigations (SMMOCI) in Sitka Sound, Alaska, July 2000. US Fish and Wildlife Service AMNWR Report 04/01. [Details]

Piatt, J. F. 2005. Bibliography of Literature on the Marbled Murrelet (Brachyramphus marmoratus) in Alaska and British Columbia. USGS Alaska Science Center, Anchorage, 52 p. [Details]

Carter, H. R., S. G. Sealy, E. E. Burkett, and J. F. Piatt. 2005. Biology and conservation of Xantus's Murrelet. Marine Ornithology 33:81-87. [Details] [Full Publication]

Carter, H. R., S. G. Sealy, E. E. Burkett, and J. F. Piatt. 2005. Xantus's murrelet (Synthliboramphus hypoleucus) Special Symposium of the Pacific Seabird Group Conference, January, 2005, Portland, Oregon. Marine Ornithology 33:81-87. [Details]

Romano, M. D., J. F. Piatt, and A. R. DeGange. 2005. At-sea density and abundance of Kittlitz's and Marbled murrelets around Unalaska Island, Alaska, June 2005. Final Report to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, USGS Alaska Science Center, Anchorage, Alaska, 29 p. [Details]

Romano, M. D., M. L. Arimitsu, J. F. Piatt, A. A. Agness, and G. S. Drew. 2004. At-sea density and distribution of Kittlitz's Murrelets (Brachyramphus brevirostris) and Marbled Murrelets (Brachyramphus marmoratus) in Glacier Bay, Alaska, Summer 2003. National Park Service, Annual Report, 68 p. [Details] [Full Publication]

Arimitsu, M. L., M. D. Romano, and J. F. Piatt. 2004. Ground-nesting marine birds and potential for human disturbance in Glacier Bay National Park. National Park Service, Annual Report, 24 p. [Details] [Full Publication]

Litzow, M. A., J. F. Piatt, A. A. Abookire, and M. D. Robards. 2004. Energy density and variability in abundance of pigeon guillemot prey: support for the quality-variability tradeoff hypothesis. Journal of Animal Ecology 73:1149-1156. [Details] [Full Publication]

Speckman, S. G., J. F. Piatt, and A. M. Springer. 2004. Small boats disturb fish holding Marbled Murrelets. Northwestern Naturalist 85(1):32-34. [Details]

Litzow, M. A., J. F. Piatt, A. A. Abookire, S. G. Speckman, M. L. Arimitsu, and J. D. Figurski. 2004. Spatiotemporal predictability of schooling and nonschooling prey of Pigeon Guillemots. Condor 106(2):410-415. [Details] [Full Publication]

Arimitsu, M. L., M. D. Romano, and J. F. Piatt. 2004. Identifying marine bird distribution and evaluating visitor impacts. Annual Report (PMIS 35598). National Park Service [Details] [Full Publication]

Arimitsu, M. L. and J. F. Piatt. 2004. Field guide to identifying Kittlitz's Murrelet forage fish. USGS Alaska Science Center, Anchorage. [Details] [Full Publication]

Piatt, J. F. and G. S. Drew. 2004. Preliminary assessment of marine bird abundance and species composition in the vicinity of the Selendang Ayu grounding based on historical data from the North Pacific Pelagic Seabird Database. USGS Alaska Science Center, Anchorage. [Details]

Robards, M. D., G. S. Drew, J. F. Piatt, J. M. Anson, A. A. Abookire, J. L. Bodkin, P. N. Hooge, and S. G. Speckman. 2003. Ecology of selected marine communities in Glacier Bay: Zooplankton, forage fish, seabirds and marine mammals. Final Report to the Glacier Bay National Park (Gustavus, AK), USGS Alaska Science Center, Anchorage, Alaska, 156 p. [Details] [Full Publication]

Arimitsu, M. L., M. A. Litzow, J. F. Piatt, M. D. Robards, A. A. Abookire, and G. S. Drew. 2003. Inventory of Marine and Estuarine Fishes in Southeast and Central Alaska National Parks, National Park Service. Final Report to the Alaska Region Inventory and Monitoring Program, USGS Alaska Science Center, Anchorage, Alaska, 79 p. [Details] [Full Publication]

Kitaysky, A. S., E. V. Kitaiskaia, J. F. Piatt, and J. F. Wingfield. 2003. Benefits and costs of increased levels of corticosterone in seabird chicks. Hormones and Behavior 43(1):140-149. doi:10.1016/S0018-506X(02)00030-2 [Details] [Full Publication]

Benson, J., R. M. Suryan, and J. F. Piatt. 2003. Assessing chick growth from a single visit to a seabird colony. Marine Ornithology 31(2):181-184. [Details] [Full Publication]

Friesen, V. L. and J. F. Piatt. 2003. A genetic study to aid in restoration of murres, guillemots and murrelets to the Gulf of Alaska. Exxon Valdez Oil Spill Restoration Project Final Report, (Restoration Project 00169), U.S. Geological Survey, Alaska Science Center, Anchorage, Alaska. [Details]

Drew, G. S., J. F. Piatt, G. V. Byrd, and D. E. Dragoo. 2003. Seabird, fisheries, marine mammal, and oceanographic investigations around Kasatochi, Koniuji, and Ulak Islands, August, 1996 (SMMOCI 96-3). US Fish and Wildlife Service AMNWR Report, 38 p. [Details]

Van Pelt, T. I. and J. F. Piatt. 2003. Population status of Kittlitz's and Marbled Murrelets, and surveys for other marine bird and mammal species in the Kenai Fjords area, Alaska. Annual Report to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Science Support Program / Species at Risk, USGS Alaska Science Center, Anchorage, Alaska, 65 p. [Details] [Full Publication]

Speckman, S. G., J. F. Piatt, and A. M. Springer. 2003. Deciphering the social structure of Marbled Murrelets from behavioral observations at sea. Waterbirds 26(3):266-274. [Details] [Full Publication]

Harding, A. M. A., J. F. Piatt, and K. C. Hamer. 2003. Breeding ecology of Horned Puffins (Fratercula corniculata) in Alaska: Annual variation and effects of El Niņo. Canadian Journal of Zoology 81:1004-1013. doi:10.1139/z03-075 [Details] [Full Publication]

Litzow, M. A. and J. F. Piatt. 2003. Variance in prey abundance influences time budgets of breeding seabirds: evidence from pigeon guillemots. Journal of Avian Biology 34:54-64. [Details] [Full Publication]

Piatt, J. F., G. V. Byrd, M. A. Litzow, M. T. Shultz, A. B. Kettle, A. M. A. Harding, and T. I. Van Pelt. 2003. Protocols for long-term monitoring of seabird ecology in the Gulf of Alaska. Exxon Valdez Oil Spill Restoration Project Final Report, (Restoration Project 00501), U.S. Geological Survey, Alaska Science Center, Anchorage, Alaska. [Details]

Piatt, J. F. 2003. Survival of adult murres and kittiwakes in relation to forage fish abundance. Exxon Valdez Oil Spill Restoration Project Final Report, (Restoration Project 00338), U.S. Geological Survey, Alaska Science Center, Anchorage, Alaska. [Details]

Piatt, J. F. and A. M. Springer. 2003. Advection, pelagic food webs, and seabird biogeography in Beringia. Marine Ornithology 31(2):141-154. [Details] [Full Publication]

Pitocchelli, J., J. F. Piatt, and H. R. Carter. 2003. Variation in plumage, molt and morphology of the Whiskered Auklet (Aethia pygmaea) in Alaska. Journal of Field Ornithology 74:90-98. [Details] [Full Publication]

Harding, A. M. A., T. I. Van Pelt, J. F. Piatt, and A. S. Kitaysky. 2002. Reduction of provisioning effort in response to experimental manipulation of chick nutritional status in the horned puffin. Condor 104:842-847. [Details] [Full Publication]

Robards, M. D., G. A. Rose, and J. F. Piatt. 2002. Growth and abundance of Pacific sand lance, Ammodytes hexapterus, under differing oceanographic regimes. Environmental Biology of Fishes 64:429-441. [Details] [Full Publication]

Harding, A. M. A., J. F. Piatt, G. V. Byrd, S. A. Hatch, N. B. Konyukhov, and E. U. Golubova. 2002. Attendance patterns and population monitoring of crevice-nesting Horned Puffins and Parakeet Auklets in the North Pacific. Final Report to the USGS Species at Risk Program (Washington D.C.), USGS Alaska Science Center, Anchorage, Alaska, 50 p. [Details] [Full Publication]

Litzow, M. A., J. F. Piatt, A. K. Prichard, and D. D. Roby. 2002. Response of pigeon guillemots to variable abundance of high-lipid and low-lipid prey. Oecologia 132:286-295. [Details] [Full Publication]

Abookire, A. A., J. F. Piatt, and S. G. Speckman. 2002. A near-surface, daytime occurrence of two mesopelagic fish species (Stenobrachius leucopsarus and Leuroglossus schmidti) in a glacial fjord. Fishery Bulletin 100:376-380. [Details] [Full Publication]

Piatt, J. F. and A. S. Kitaysky. 2002. Tufted Puffin (Fratercula cirrhata). Pages 1-32 in No. 708 in A. Poole and F. Gill, (eds.). The Birds of North America, Philadelphia, PA, USA. [Details] [Full Publication]

Piatt, J. F. and A. S. Kitaysky. 2002. Horned Puffin (Fratercula corniculata). Pages 1-27 in No. 611 in A. Poole and F. Gill, (eds.). The Birds of North America, Philadelphia, PA, USA. [Details] [Full Publication]

Piatt, J. F. 2002. Response of seabirds to fluctuations in forage fish density. Exxon Valdez Oil Spill Restoration Project Final Report, (Restoration Project 00163M) and Minerals Management Service (Alaska Region OCS Study MMS 2002-068). Alaska Science Center, U.S. Geological Survey, Anchorage, Alaska, 406 p. [Details]

Zador, S. G. and J. F. Piatt. 2002. Simulating the effects of predation and egg-harvest at a gull colony. Final Report to the Glacier Bay National Park (Gustavus, AK), USGS Alaska Science Center, Anchorage, Alaska. [Details] [Full Publication]

Litzow, M. A., J. F. Piatt, and M. L. Arimitsu. 2002. Inventory of marine and estuarine fishes in Southeast Alaska National Parks during summer, 2001. Final Report to the Glacier Bay National Park (Gustavus, AK), USGS Alaska Science Center, Anchorage, Alaska, 20 p. [Details]

Kitaysky, A. S., J. F. Piatt, and J. C. Wingfield. 2002. Are seabirds breeding in the southeastern Bering Sea food-limited?. Final Report to the North Pacific Marine Research Institute Project, USGS Alaska Science Center, Anchorage, Alaska, 41 p. [Details] [Full Publication]

Kitaysky, A. S., E. V. Kitaiskaia, J. C. Wingfield, and J. F. Piatt. 2001. Dietary restriction causes chronic elevation of corticosterone and enhances stress-response in red-legged kittiwake chicks. Journal of Comparative Physiology B 171:701-709. [Details] [Full Publication]

Kitaysky, A. S., J. C. Wingfield, and J. F. Piatt. 2001. Corticosterone facilitates begging and affects resource allocation in the Black-legged Kittiwake. Behavioral Ecology 12:619-625. [Details] [Full Publication]

Abookire, A. A., J. F. Piatt, and B. L. Norcross. 2001. Juvenile groundfish habitat in Kachemak Bay, Alaska, during late summer. Alaska Fishery Research Bulletin 8(1):45-56. [Details] [Full Publication]

Piatt, J. F. and G. Ford. 2001. Monitoring seabird populations in areas of oil and gas development on the Alaskan Continental Shelf: A computerized pelagic seabird atlas for Alaska, June 2000. MMS OCS Study 2000-072, 53 p. [Details]

Kitaysky, A. S. and J. F. Piatt. 2001. Effects of food stress on survival and reproductive performance of seabirds. Exxon Valdez Oil Spill Restoration Project Final Report, (Restoration Project 00449), University of Washington, Seattle, WA and U.S. Geological Survey, Anchorage, Alaska. [Details]

Robards, M. D. and J. F. Piatt. 2001. Ecology and demographics of Pacific sand lance, Ammodytes hexapterus Pallas, in Lower Cook Inlet, Alaska. Exxon Valdez Oil Spill Restoration Project Final Report, (Restoration Project 00306), U.S. Geological Survey, Alaska Science Center, Anchorage, Alaska. [Details]

Piatt, J. F. 2001. The Great Auk (Book Review). Marine Ornithology 29:65-66. [Details]

Speckman, S. G., A. M. Springer, J. F. Piatt, and D. L. Thomas. 2000. Temporal variability in abundance of Marbled Murrelets at sea in southeast Alaska. Waterbirds 23(3):364-377. [Details]

Congdon, B. C., J. F. Piatt, K. Martin, and V. L. Friesen. 2000. Mechanisms of population differentiation in marbled murrelets: historical versus contemporary processes. Evolution 54:974-986. [Details] [Full Publication]

Speckman, S. G. and J. F. Piatt. 2000. Historic and current use of Lower Cook Inlet, Alaska, by Belugas, Delphinapterus leucas. Marine Fisheries Review 62(3):22-26. [Details]

Abookire, A. A., J. F. Piatt, and M. D. Robards. 2000. Nearshore fish distributions in an Alaskan estuary in relation to stratification, temperature, and salinity. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science 51(1):45-59. doi:10.1006/ecss.1999.0615 [Details] [Full Publication]

Litzow, M. A., J. F. Piatt, A. A. Abookire, A. K. Prichard, and M. D. Robards. 2000. Monitoring temporal and spatial variability in sandeel (Ammodytes hexapterus) abundance with pigeon guillemot (Cepphus columba) diets. ICES Journal of Marine Science 57(4):976-986. doi:10.1006/jmsc.2000.0583 [Details] [Full Publication]

Meehan, R., V. Byrd, G. Divoky, and J. F. Piatt. 1999. Implications of climate change for Alaska's seabirds. Pages 75-90 in Assessing the Consequences of Climate Change for Alaska and the Bering Sea Region, G. Weller and P. A. Anderson, (eds.). Center for Global Change and Arctic Research. University of Alaska Fairbanks, Fairbanks, AK, USA. [Details]

Armstrong, R. H., M. F. Willson, M. D. Robards, and J. F. Piatt. 1999. Sand lance: Annotated Bibliography. Pages 45-327 in M. D. Robards, M. F. Willson, R. H. Armstrong, J. F. Piatt, (eds). Sand lance: a review of biology and predator relations and annotated bibliography. Research Paper PNW-RP-521. US Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station [Details] [Full Publication]

Willson, M. F., R. H. Armstrong, M. D. Robards, and J. F. Piatt. 1999. Sand lance as cornerstone prey for predator populations. Pages 17-44 in M. D. Robards, M. F. Willson, R. H. Armstrong, J. F. Piatt, (eds). Sand lance: a review of biology and predator relations and annotated bibliography. Research Paper PNW-RP-521. US Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station, 327 p. [Details] [Full Publication]

Robards, M. D., M. F. Willson, R. H. Armstrong, J. F. Piatt, and (eds.). 1999. Sand lance: a review of biology and predator relations and annotated bibliography. Research Paper PNW-RP-521. US Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station, 327 p. [Details] [Full Publication]

Robards, M. D., J. A. Anthony, G. A. Rose, and J. F. Piatt. 1999. Changes in proximate composition and somatic energy content for Pacifc sand lance (Ammodytes hexapterus) from Kachemak Bay, Alaska relative to maturity and season. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 242:245-258.. doi:10.1016/S0022-0981(99)00102-1 [Details] [Full Publication]

Kitaysky, A. S., J. C. Wingfield, and J. F. Piatt. 1999. Dynamics of food availability, body condition and physiological stress response in breeding Black-legged Kittiwakes. Functional Ecology 13(5):577-584. doi:10.1046/j.1365-2435.1999.00352.x [Details] [Full Publication]

Robards, M. D. and J. F. Piatt. 1999. Biology of the Genus Ammodytes - The Sand Lances. Pages 1-16 in M. D. Robards, M. F. Willson, R. H. Armstrong, J. F. Piatt, (eds). Sand lance: a review of biology and predator relations and annotated bibliography. Research Paper PNW-RP-521. US Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station, 327 p. [Details] [Full Publication]

Kuletz, K. J. and J. F. Piatt. 1999. Juvenile marbled murrelet nurseries and the productivity index. Wilson Bulletin 111(2):257-261. [Details] [Full Publication]

Springer, A. M., J. F. Piatt, V. P. Shuntov, G. B. Van Vliet, V. L. Vladimirov, A. E. Kuzin, and A. S. Perlov. 1999. Marine birds and mammals of the Pacific subarctic gyres. Progress in Oceanography 43:443-487. doi:10.1016/S0079-6611(99)00014-2 [Details] [Full Publication]

Robards, M. D., J. F. Piatt, and G. A. Rose. 1999. Maturation, fecundity, and intertidal spawning of Pacific sand lance in the northern Gulf of Alaska. Journal of Fish Biology 54(5):1050-1068. doi:10.1111/j.1095-8649.1999.tb00857.x [Details] [Full Publication]

Kitaysky, A. S., J. F. Piatt, J. C. Wingfield, and M. D. Romano. 1999. The adrenocorical stress-response of black-legged kittiwake chicks in relation to dietary restrictions. Journal of Comparative Physiology B 169(4):303-310. doi:10.1007/s003600050225 [Details] [Full Publication]

Anderson, P. J. and J. F. Piatt. 1999. Community reorganization in the Gulf of Alaska following ocean climate regime shift. Marine Ecology Progress Series 189:117-123. doi:10.3354/meps189117 [Details] [Full Publication]

Robards, M. D., J. F. Piatt, A. B. Kettle, and A. A. Abookire. 1999. Temporal and geographic variation in fish communities of lower Cook Inlet, Alaska. Fishery Bulletin 97(4):962-977. [Details] [Full Publication]

Zador, S. G. and J. F. Piatt. 1999. Time-budgets of common murres at a declining and increasing colony in Alaska. Condor 101(1):149-152. [Details] [Full Publication]

Piatt, J. F., G. S. Drew, T. I. Van Pelt, A. A. Abookire, A. Nielsen, M. T. Shultz, and A. S. Kitaysky. 1999. Biological effects of the 1997/1998 ENSO event in lower Cook Inlet, Alaska. Pages 93-100 in Proceedings of The 1998 Symposium on The Impacts of the 1997/98 El Niño Event on the North Pacific Ocean and Its Marginal Seas. North Pacific Marine Science Organization (PICES) Scientific Report 10 [Details]

Piatt, J. F., N. L. Naslund, and T. I. Van Pelt. 1999. Discovery of a new Kittlitz's Murrelet nest: Clues to habitat selection and nest-site fidelity. Northwestern Naturalist 80:8-13. [Details] [Full Publication]

Van Pelt, T. I., J. F. Piatt, and G. B. Van Vliet. 1999. Vocalizations of the Kittlitz's Murrelet. Condor 101:395-398. [Details]

Robards, M. D., J. F. Piatt, and G. S. Drew. 1999. Distribution and abundance of small schooling fish in nearshore areas of Glacier Bay, Alaska during June, 1999. USGS Alaska Biological Science Center, Anchorage, Preliminary Report. [Details] [Full Publication]

Zador, S. G. and J. F. Piatt. 1999. Populations and productivity of seabirds at South Marble Island, Glacier Bay, Alaska, during May-July, 1999. USGS Alaska Biological Science Center and University of Washington, 20. [Details] [Full Publication]

Litzow, M. A., J. F. Piatt, and J. D. Figurski. 1998. Hermit crabs in the diet of pigeon guillemots in Kachemak Bay, Alaska. Colonial Waterbirds 21:242-244. [Details] [Full Publication]

Petersen, M. R., J. F. Piatt, and K. A. Trust. 1998. Foods of spectacled eiders Somateria fischeri in the Bering Sea, Alaska. Wildfowl 49:124-128. [Details] [Full Publication]

Piatt, J. F. 1998. Marbled Murrelets have declined in Alaska. Northwest Science 72:310-314. [Details]

Piatt, J. F., D. D. Roby, L. Henkel, and K. Neuman. 1997. Habitat use, diet and breeding biology of Tufted Puffins in Prince William Sound, Alaska. Northwestern Naturalist 78(3):102-109. [Details]

Kuletz, K. J., D. B. Irons, B. A. Agler, J. F. Piatt, and D. C. Duffy. 1997. Long-term changes in diets and populations of piscivorous birds and mammals in Prince William Sound, Alaska. Pages 703-706 in Forage Fishes in Marine Ecosystems. Alaska Sea Grant College Program Report No. 97-01. University of Alaska Fairbanks. Proceedings: International Symposium on the Role of Forage Fishes in Marine Ecosystems [Details]

Hobson, K. A., J. L. Sease, R. L. Merrick, and J. F. Piatt. 1997. Investigating trophic relationships of pinnipeds in Alaska and Washington using stable isotope ratios of nitrogen and carbon. Marine Mammal Science 13(1):114-132. [Details] [Full Publication]

Byrd, G. V., R. L. Merrick, J. F. Piatt, and B. L. Norcross. 1997. Seabird, marine mammal and oceanography coordinated investigations (SMMOCI) near Unimak Pass, Alaska. Pages 351-364 in Forage Fishes in Marine Ecosystems. Alaska Sea Grant College Program Report No. 97-01. University of Alaska Fairbanks. Proceedings: International Symposium on the Role of Forage Fishes in Marine Ecosystems [Details]

Robards, M. D., P. J. Gould, and J. F. Piatt. 1997. The highest global concentrations and increased abundance of oceanic plastic debris in the North Pacific: Evidence from seabirds. Pages 71-80 in J. M. Coe and D. B. Rogers, (eds.). Marine Debris. Springer-Verlag, New York, Inc, NY, USA. [Details] [Full Publication]

Newman, S. H., J. F. Piatt, and J. White. 1997. Hematological and plasma biochemical reference ranges of Alaskan seabirds: their ecological significance and clinical importance. Colonial Waterbirds 20:492-504. [Details] [Full Publication]

Van Pelt, T. I., J. F. Piatt, B. Lance, and D. D. Roby. 1997. Proximate composition and energy density of some North Pacific forage fishes. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology - Part A: Molecular & Integrative Physiology 118A(4):1393-1398. [Details] [Full Publication]

Piatt, J. F. 1997. Alternative interpretations of oil spill data. BioScience 47:202-203. [Details]

Piatt, J. F. and T. I. Van Pelt. 1997. Mass-Mortality of Guillemots (Uria aalge) in the Gulf of Alaska in 1993. Marine Pollution Bulletin 34(8):656-662. [Details] [Full Publication]

Friesen, V. L., A. J. Baker, and J. F. Piatt. 1996. Phylogenetic relationships within the Alcidae (Charadriiformes: Aves) inferred from total molecular evidence. Molecular Biology and Evolution 13:359-367. [Details] [Full Publication]

Friesen, V. L., J. F. Piatt, and A. J. Baker. 1996. Evidence from cytochrome b sequences and allozymes for a new species of alcid: The long-billed murrelet (Brachyramphus perdix). Condor 98:681-690. [Details] [Full Publication]

Piatt, J. F. and S. A. Hatch. 1996. Seabird predation on juvenile walleye pollock, Theragra chalcogramma, and other forage fishes in the Gulf of Alaska. In R. D. Brodeur, P. A. Livingston, T. R. Loughlin, A. B. Hollowed, (eds.). Ecology of Juvenile Walleye Pollock, Theragra chalcogramma. NOAA Technical Memorandum NMFS 126:204. [Details]

Piatt, J. F. and G. Ford. 1996. How many seabirds were killed by the Exxon Valdez Oil Spill?. Pages 712-719 in Rice, S. D., R. B. Spies, D. A. Wolfe and B. A. Wright, (eds.). Exxon Valdez Oil Spill Symposium Proceedings. American Fisheries Society Symposium 18. [Details] [Full Publication]

Piatt, J. F. and P. Anderson. 1996. Response of common murres to the Exxon Valdez Oil Spill and long-term changes in the Gulf of Alaska marine ecosystem. American Fisheries Society Symposium 18. [Details] [Full Publication]

Piatt, J. F., A. M. Springer, and G. B. Van Vliet. 1996. Sea birds as proxies of marine habitats and food webs in the western Aleutian Arc. Fisheries Oceanography 5:1,45-55. [Details] [Full Publication]

Bailey, K. M., S. A. Macklin, R. K. Reed, R. D. Brodeur, W. J. Ingraham, J. F. Piatt, M. Shima, R. C. Francis, P. J. Anderson, T. C. Royer, A. Hollowed, D. A. Somerton, and W. S. Wooster. 1995. ENSO events in the northern Gulf of Alaska, and effects on selected marine fisheries. California Cooperative Oceanic Fisheries Investigations 36:78-96. [Details] [Full Publication]

Ralph, C. J., G. L. Hunt, Jr., M. G. Raphael, and J. F. Piatt. 1995. Ecology and conservation of the Marbled Murrelet in North America: An overview. Pages 3-22 in C. J. Ralph, G. Hunt, M. Raphael, and J. F. Piatt, (eds.). Ecology and Conservation of the Marbled Murrelet. General Technical Report PSW-GTR-152. US Forest Service, Pacific Southwest Research Station, 420 p. [Details] [Full Publication]

Van Pelt, T. I. and J. F. Piatt. 1995. Deposition and persistence of beachcast seabird carcasses. Marine Pollution Bulletin 30:794-802. [Details] [Full Publication]

Hatch, S. A. and J. F. Piatt. 1995. Seabirds in Alaska. Pages 49-52 in E. T. LaRoe III, G. S. Farris, C. E. Puckett and P. D. Doran, (eds.). Our Living Resources 1994: A report to the nation on the distribution, abundance and health of U.S. plants, animals and ecosystems. US Deptartment of Interior, National Biological Service, 530 p. [Details] [Full Publication]

Piatt, J. F. and D. Goley. 1995. Exponential growth of the northern fur seal population on Bogoslof Island, Alaska, 1976-1994. In E. Sinclair, (ed.). Fur Seal Investigations, 1994. NOAA Technical Memorandum [Details]

Piatt, J. F. and N. L. Naslund. 1995. Abundance, distribution and population status of Marbled Murrelets in Alaska. Pages 285-294 in C. J. Ralph, G. Hunt, M. Raphael, and J. F. Piatt, (eds.). Ecology and Conservation of the Marbled Murrelet. General Technical Report PSW-GTR-152. US Forest Service, Pacific Southwest Research Station, 420 p. [Details]

Piatt, J. F. 1995. Water over the bridge. American Scientist 83:396-398. [Details]

Moum, T., S. Johansen, K. E. Erikstad, and J. F. Piatt. 1994. Phylogeny and evolution of the family Alcidae based on mitochondrial DNA sequences. Pages 7912-7916 in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of USA 91 [Details] [Full Publication]

Pitocchelli, J., J. F. Piatt, and M. A. Cronin. 1994. Morphological and genetic divergence among Alaskan populations of Brachyramphus murrelets. Wilson Bulletin 107(2):235-250. [Details]

Hobson, K. A., J. F. Piatt, and J. Pitocchelli. 1994. Using stable isotopes to determine seabird trophic relationships. Journal of Animal Ecology 63:786-798. [Details]

Robards, M. D., J. F. Piatt, and K. Wohl. 1994. Increasing Frequency of Plastic Particles Ingested by Seabirds in the Subarctic North Pacific. Marine Pollution Bulletin 30(2):151-157. [Details] [Full Publication]

Piatt, J. F. and P. J. Gould. 1994. Postbreeding dispersal and drift-net mortality of endangered Japanese murrelets. The Auk 111(4):953-961. [Details]

Piatt, J. F. 1994. Oceanic, shelf and coastal seabird assemblages at the mouth of a tidally-mixed estuary (Cook Inlet, Alaska). Minerals Management Service, Alaska Outer Continental Shelf Region OCS Study MMS 93-0072, 69 p. [Details] [Full Publication]

Hunt, G. L., Jr., N. M. Harrison, and J. F. Piatt. 1993. Foraging ecology as related to the distribution of planktivorous auklets. Pages 18-26 in K. Vermeer, K. Briggs, K. H. Morgan and D. Siegel-Causey, (eds.). The status, ecology and conservation of marine birds of the North Pacific. Canadian Wildlife Service Special Publication [Details] [Full Publication]

Gould, P. J. and J. F. Piatt. 1993. Seabirds of the central North Pacific. Pages 27-38 in K. Vermeer, K. T. Briggs, K. H. Morgan, D. Siegel-Causey, (eds). The status, ecology, and conservation of marine birds of the North Pacific. Canadian Wildlife Service Special Publication [Details]

Piatt, J. F. and G. Ford. 1993. Distribution and Abundance of Marbled Murrelets in Alaska. Condor 95(3):662-669. [Details] [Full Publication]

Piatt, J. F., H. R. Carter, and D. N. Nettleship. 1992. Effects of oil pollution on marine bird populations. Pages 125-141 in J. White (ed.) The Effects of Oil on Wildlife: Research, Rehabilitation and General Concerns. Sheridan Press, Hanover, PA. Proceedings: Oil Symposium, October 16-18, 1990 210 p. Washington, DC [Details] [Full Publication]

Piatt, J. F. and D. A. Methven. 1992. Threshold foraging behavior of baleen whales. Marine Ecology Progress Series 84:205-210. [Details]

Methven, D. A. and J. F. Piatt. 1992. Seasonal abundance and vertical distribution of capelin (Mallotus villosus) in relation to water temperature at a coastal site off eastern Newfoundland. ICES Journal of Marine Science 48:187-193. [Details] [Full Publication]

Hunt, G. L., Jr., J. F. Piatt, and K. E. Erikstad. 1991. How do foraging seabirds sample their environment?. Pages 2272-2279 in Proceedings: 20th International Ornithological Congress, 2-9 Dec, 1990 Christchurch, New Zealand. [Details]

Goudie, R. I. and J. F. Piatt. 1991. Body size and foraging behavior in birds. Pages 811-816 in Proceedings: 20th International Ornithological Congress, 2-9 Dec, 1990 Christchurch, New Zealand. [Details]

Piatt, J. F. 1991. Introductory remarks: the ecological and evolutionary consequences of body size. Pages 791-792 in Proceedings: 20th International Ornithological Congress, 2-9 Dec, 1990 2 Christchurch, New Zealand. [Details]

Piatt, J. F. 1991. The ecological and evolutionary consequences of body size. Pages 791-792 in Proceedings: 20th International Ornithological Congress, 2-9 Dec, 1990 2 Christchurch, New Zealand. [Details]

Piatt, J. F., H. R. Carter, and D. N. Nettleship. 1991. Effects of oil pollution on marine bird populations. Pages 125-141 in J. White (ed.). The effects of oil on wildlife: Research, rehabilitation and general concerns. Proceedings: Oil Symposium, 16-18 October, 1990 Sheridan Press, Hanover, PA Washington D.C. [Details]

Piatt, J. F., B. Conant, and C. Iverson. 1991. A comparison of aerial and boat-based surveys for marbled murrelets in southeast Alaska, July 23-28, 1991. US Fish and Wildlife Service. [Details] [Full Publication]

Piatt, J. F., J. L. Wells, A. MacCharles, and B. S. Fadely. 1991. The distribution of seabirds and fish in relation to ocean currents in the southeastern Chukchi Sea. Canadian Wildlife Service Occasional Paper 68, 12 p. [Details] [Full Publication]

Burger, A. E. and J. F. Piatt. 1990. Flexible time budgets in breeding Common Murres: Buffers against variable prey availability. Studies in Avian Biology 14:71-83. [Details] [Full Publication]

Bajzak, D. and J. F. Piatt. 1990. Computer-aided procedure for counting waterfowl on aerial photographs. Wildlife Society Bulletin 18:125-129. [Details] [Full Publication]

Piatt, J. F. 1990. Aggregative response of common murres and Atlantic puffins to their prey. Studies in Avian Biology 14:36-51. [Details]

Piatt, J. F., C. J. Lensink, W. I. Butler, M. Kendziorek, and D. R. Nysewander. 1990. Immediate impact of the Exxon Valdez oil spill on marine birds. The Auk 107:387-397. [Details] [Full Publication]

Piatt, J. F., J. L. Wells, A. MacCharles, and B. S. Fadely. 1990. The distribution of seabirds and their prey in relation to ocean currents in the southeastern Chukchi Sea. Canadian Wildlife Service Occasional Paper 68:21-31. [Details] [Full Publication]

Piatt, J. F., B. D. Roberts, and S. A. Hatch. 1990. Colony attendance and population monitoring of Least and Crested auklets on St. Lawrence Island, Alaska. Condor 92:97-106. [Details] [Full Publication]

Piatt, J. F., B. D. Roberts, W. W. Lidster, J. L. Wells, and S. A. Hatch. 1990. Effects of human disturbance on breeding Least and Crested auklets at St. Lawrence Island, Alaska. The Auk 107:342-350. [Details] [Full Publication]

Hatch, S. A., J. F. Piatt, B. S. Fadely, and B. D. Roberts. 1990. Monitoring St. Lawrence Island and Cape Thompson seabird populations. Pages 105-111 in Proceedings of the 3rd Information Transfer Meeting. MMS OCS Study 00-0041, 303 p. [Details]

Piatt, J. F. and C. J. Lensink. 1989. Exxon Valdez bird toll. Nature 342:865-866. [Details] [Full Publication]

Fadely, B. S., J. F. Piatt, S. A. Hatch, and D. G. Roseneau. 1989. Populations, productivity, and feeding habits of seabirds at Cape Thompson, Alaska. U. S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Final Report to Minerals Management Service, OCS Study 0014. US Fish and Wildlife Service, 429 p. [Details]

Piatt, J. F. and C. J. Lensink. 1989. Exxon Valdez oil spill kills over 27,000 marine birds. August 1988 Research Information Bulletin. US Fish and Wildlife Service, 3 p. [Details]

Piatt, J. F., C. J. Lensink, W. I. Butler, and M. Kendziorek. 1989. Marine birds killed in the Exxon Valdez oil spill. 10 July 1989 Interim Report. US Fish and Wildlife Service, 36 p. [Details]

Methven, D. A. and J. F. Piatt. 1989. Importance of capelin (Mallotus villosus) in the summer diet of cod (Gadus morhua) at Witless Bay, Newfoundland. Journal Conseil Exploration de la Mer 45:223-225. [Details]

Piatt, J. F., D. A. Methven, A. E. Burger, R. L. McLagan, V. Mercer, and E. Creelman. 1989. Baleen whales and their prey in a sub-arctic coastal environment. Canadian Journal of Zoology 67:1523-1530. [Details]

Piatt, J. F., S. A. Hatch, B. D. Roberts, W. W. Lidster, J. L. Wells, and J. C. Haney. 1988. Populations, productivity, and feeding habits of seabirds on St. Lawrence Island, Alaska. U. S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Final Report to Minerals Management Service, OCS Study 0022. US Fish and Wildlife Service, 235 p. [Details]

Hatch, S. A. and J. F. Piatt. 1987. Monitoring seabird populations in areas of oil and gas development on the Alaskan continental shelf. Interim Report to Minerals Management Service, Anchorage, Alaska, 53 p. [Details]

Piatt, J. F. and J. L. Wells. 1987. Observations on Emperor Geese at St. Lawrence Island, 1987. US Fish and Wildlife Service, 11 p. [Details]

Piatt, J. F. and R. L. McLagan. 1987. Common Murre (Uria aalge) attendance patterns at Cape St. Mary's, Newfoundland. Canadian Journal of Zoology 65:1530-1534. [Details]

Piatt, J. F. and D. N. Nettleship. 1987. Incidental catch of marine birds and mammals in fishing nets off Newfoundland, Canada. Marine Pollution Bulletin 18:344-349. [Details]

Montevecchi, W. A. and J. F. Piatt. 1987. Dehydration of seabird prey during transport to the colony: effects on net weight energy densities. Canadian Journal of Zoology 65:2822-2824. [Details]

Schneider, D. and J. F. Piatt. 1986. Scale-dependant aggregation and correlation of seabirds with fish in a coastal environment. Marine Ecology Progress Series 32:237-246. [Details]

Piatt, J. F. and D. N. Nettleship. 1985. Diving depths of four alcids. The Auk 102:293-297. [Details]

Montevecchi, W. A. and J. F. Piatt. 1984. Composition and energy contents of mature inshore spawning capelin (Mallotus villosus): Implications for seabird predators. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology 78A(1):15-20. [Details]

Piatt, J. F. and D. G. Reddin. 1984. Recent trends in the west Greenland salmon fishery, and implications for Thick-billed Murres. Pages 208-210 in Nettleship, D. N., Sanger, G. A., Springer, P. F., (eds.). Marine birds: Their feeding ecology and commercial fisheries relationships. Canadian Wildlife Service Special Publication, Ottawa, Canada. [Details]

Piatt, J. F., D. N. Nettleship, and W. Threlfall. 1984. Net-mortality of Common Murres and Atlantic Puffins in Newfoundland, 1951-81. Pages 196-207 in Nettleship, D. N., Sanger, G. A., Springer, P. F., (eds.). Marine birds: Their feeding ecology and commercial fisheries relationships. Canadian Wildlife Service Special Publication, Ottawa, Canada. [Details]

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