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Willmes, M, Sturrock, AM,  Cordoleani, F, Hugentobler, S, Meek, M, Whitman, G, Evans, K, Palkovacs, EP, Stauffer-Olsen, N, Johnson, RC (in review) Integrating otolith and genetic tools to reveal intraspecific biodiversity in a highly impacted salmon population.


Dawson, J, Lincoln, H, Sturrock, AM, Martinho, F, McCarthy, ID (in review) Recruitment of European sea bass (Dicentrarchus labrax) in northerly UK estuaries indicates a mismatch between spawning and fisheries closure periods. Journal of Fish Biology


Hugentobler, S, Sturrock, AM, Willmes, M, Thompson, T, Johnson, RC, Cordoleani, F, Stauffer-Olsen, N, Whitman, G, Meek, M (in review) Remnant salmon life history diversity rediscovered in a highly compressed habitat. Evolutionary Applications


Cordoleani, FC, Phillis, C, Sturrock, AM, Willmes, M, Whitman, G, Holmes, E, Weber PK, Jeffres, C, Johnson, RC (in press) Restoring freshwater habitat mosaic to promote resilience of vulnerable salmon populations. Ecosphere.


Hüssy, K, Haase, S, Mion, M, Hilvarsson, A, Radtke, K, Bernt Thomsen, T., Krüger-Johnsen, M, Casini, M, Sturrock, AM (2024) Into the wild: Coupling otolith and archival tag records to test assumptions underpinning otolith chemistry applications in wild fish. Frontiers in Marine Science-Marine Biology

Huber, ER, Ryan, R, Johnson, RC, Sturrock, AM, Lusardi, RA, Carlson, SM (2024) Seventy years of diminishing biocomplexity of California Central Valley hatchery Steelhead, Oncorhynchus mykiss. Canadian Journal of Fisheries & Aquatic Sciences.

Harrison, LOJ, Engelhard, GH, Thurstan, RH, Sturrock, AM (2023)  Widening mismatch between UK seafood production and consumer demand: a 120-year perspective. Reviews in Fish Biology and Fisheries, 1-22


Reis-Santos, P. Gillanders, BM, Sturrock, AM et al (2023) Reading the biomineralized book of life: expanding otolith biogeochemical research and applications for fisheries and ecosystem-based management. Reviews in Fish Biology and Fisheries 33 (2), 411-449

Morissette, O, Trueman, CN, Sturrock, AM, AJ Geffen, K Shirai (2023) Limited evidence for species‐specific sensitivity of temperature‐dependent fractionation of oxygen stable isotope in biominerals: A meta‐analysis. Methods in Ecology and Evolution


Sturrock, AM, Ogaz, M, Neal, K, Corline, NJ, Peek, R, Myers, D, Schluep, S, Levinson, M, Johnson, RC, Jeffres, CA (2022). Floodplain trophic subsidies in a modified river network: Managed foodscapes of the future? Landscape Ecology 37, 2991–3009.

Null, S., Mount, J., Gray, B, Dybala, K., Sencan, G., Sturrock, A.M., Thompson, H., Zeff, H. (2022) Storing Water for the Environment: Operating Reservoirs to Improve California’s Freshwater Ecosystems. Full report:

Null, S., Mount, J., Gray, B, Dybala, K., Sencan, G., Sturrock, A.M., Thompson, H., Zeff, H. (2022) Policy Brief: Storing Water for the Environment. Policy Brief:

Moyle, P., Sturrock, A.M., Mount, J. (2022) Storing Water for the Environment Technical Appendix A: California’s Freshwater Fishes: Conservation Status, Impacts of Dams, and Vulnerability to Climate Change.

Reis-Santos, P, Gillanders, B, Sturrock, AM, et al. (2022). Reading the biomineralized book of life: Expanding otolith biogeochemical research and applications for fisheries and ecosystem-based management. Reviews in Fish Biology and Fisheries.

Darnaude, AM, Seker, YT, Costantini, F, Tanner, S, Sturrock, AM, López-López, L, Manuel, H, Beger, M, Türkmen, A, Peck, M, Volkaert, F, Hunter, E. 2022. The SEA-UNICORN European COST Action: Advancing Knowledge on Marine Connectivity to Support Transition to a Sustainable Blue Economy. Marine Technology Society Journal. Volume 56, Issue 3, pages 134-135. DOI:

Coleman, L., Johnson, RC, Cordoleani, F, Phillis, CC, Sturrock, AM. 2022. Variation in Juvenile Salmon Growth Opportunities Across a Shifting Habitat Mosaic. San Francisco Estuary and Watershed Science.

Keeley, ATH, Fremier, AK, Goertler, PAL, Huber, PR, Sturrock, AM, Bashevkin, SM, Barbaree, BA, Grenier, JL, Dilts, TE, Gogol-Prokurat, M, Colombano, DD, Bush, EE, Laws, A, Gallo, JA, Kondolf, M, Stahl, AT, 2022, Governing Ecological Connectivity in Cross-Scale Dependent Systems, BioScience; biab140,  <linked here>

Darnaude, A, Arnaud-Haond, A, Hunter, E, Gaggiotti, O, Sturrock, AM, Beger, M, Volckaert, F, Pérez-Ruzafa, A, López-López, L, Tanner, SE, Turan, C, Ahmet Doğdu, S, Katsanevakis, S, Costantini, F. 2022. Unifying approaches to Functional Marine Connectivity for improved marine resource management: the European SEA-UNICORN COST Action. Research Ideas and Outcomes 8. <linked here>


Cordoleani, F, Phillis, CC, Sturrock, AM, FitzGerald, AM, Malkassian, A, Whitman, GE, Weber, PK, Johnson, RC, 2021. Threatened salmon rely on a rare life history strategy in a warming landscape. Nature Climate Change 11(11), 982–988.

Hüssy, K., Limburg, K.E., de Pontual, H., Thomas, O.R.B., Cook, P.K., Heimbrand, Y., Blass, M., Sturrock, A.M., 2021. Trace Element Patterns in Otoliths: The Role of Biomineralization. Reviews in Fisheries Science & Aquaculture, 1-33. DOI: 10.1080/23308249.2020.1760204

Sturrock, A.M., Carlson, S.M., Wikert, J.D., Heyne, T., Nusslé, S., Merz, J., Sturrock, H.J.W., Johnson. R.C. (2020) Un-natural selection of salmon life histories in a modified riverscape. Global Change Biology 26, 1235-1247. <linked here>

Sturrock, A.M., Satterthwaite, W., Yoshida, K.M., Huber, E.R., Sturrock, H.J.W., Nusslé, S., Carlson, S.M. (2019) Eight Decades of Hatchery Salmon Releases in the California Central Valley: Factors Influencing Straying and Resilience. Fisheries 44(9), 433-444. [includes an online data visualization web application:] <linked here> <blog linked here>

Morais, P., Dias, E., Cerveira, I., Carlson, S.M., Johnson, R.C., Sturrock, A.M. (2018) How Scientists Reveal The Secret Migrations of Fish. Frontiers for Young Minds. 6:67. doi: 10.3389/frym.2018.00067 <linked here>

Willmes, M., Hobbs, J.A., Sturrock, A.M., Bess, Z., Lewis, L.S., Glessner, J., Johnson, R.C., Kurth, R., Kindopp, J. (2018). Fishery collapse, recovery, and the cryptic decline of wild salmon on a major California river. Canadian Journal of Fisheries & Aquatic Sciences 75(11): 1836-1848. <linked here>

Phillis, C.C., Sturrock, A.M., Johnson, R.C., Weber, P.K. (2018) Endangered winter-run Chinook salmon rely on diverse rearing habitats in a highly altered landscape. Biological Conservation 217 (358-362).  <linked here> <blog linked here>

Nussle, S., Hendry, A.P., Knapp, R, Bogan, M., Sturrock, A. M., Carlson, S.M. (2017) Thirty-five experimental fisheries reveal the mechanisms of selection." bioRxiv  <linked here>


Sturrock, A.M., Heyne, T., Wikert, J.D., Mesick, C., Hinkelman, T., Hubbard, A., Weber, P.K., Whitman, G., Glessner, J.J., Johnson, R. (2015). Reconstructing the migratory behavior and long-term survivorship of juvenile Chinook salmon under contrasting hydrologic regimes PLoS ONE 10(5): e0122380  <linked here>

Sturrock, A.M., Hunter, E., Milton J.A., EIMF, Johnson, R.C., Waring, C.P., Trueman, C.T. (2015). Quantifying physiological influences on otolith microchemistry. Methods in Ecology and Evolution 6(7): 806-816  <linked here

Darnaude, A.M., Sturrock, A.M., Trueman, C.T., EIMF, Mouillot, D, Campana, S.E., Hunter, E. (2014). Listening in on the past: what can otolith δ18O really tell us about the environmental history of fishes? PLoS ONE 9(10): e108539

Sturrock, A.M., Trueman, C.T., Milton J.A., Waring, C.P., Cooper, M., Hunter, E. (2014). Physiological influences can outweigh environmental signals in otolith microchemistry research. Marine Ecology Progress Series 500, 245-264   <linked here​​> 

Sturrock, A. M., Johnson, R.C. (2013). Contribution of hatchery and natural origin Chinook salmon to the Lower Yuba River. Report prepared for the Bay-Delta Sport Fishing Enhancement Stamp Program & CDFW. Award number P0981101.

Sturrock, A.M., Trueman, C.T., Hunter, E. (2013). Analysis methods and reference concentrations of 12 minor and trace elements in fish blood plasma. Journal of Trace Elements in Medicine and Biology  27, 273-285  <linked here​​

Sturrock, A.M., Whitman, G., Johnson, R. (2012) Otolith microchemistry to determine size at out-migration of adult Chinook salmon in the Tuolumne and Merced rivers. Report prepared for AD Consulting and CDFW (30 pp. December 2012)

Sturrock, A.M., Trueman, C.T., Darnaude, A.M., Hunter, E. (2012). Can otolith microchemistry track individual movements of fully marine fish? Journal of Fish Biology 81, 766-795  <linked here​​>

Lawton, R., Wing, S. & Lewis, A.M. (2010). Evidence for discrete subpopulations of sea perch (Helicolenus percoides) across four fjords in Fiordland, New Zealand. NZ Journal of Marine & Freshwater Research 44, 309-322  <linked here​​​>

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