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Center for Limnology 

James F. Kitchell  
Arthur Hasler Professor of Zoology
Faculty, Center for Limnology
University of Wisconsin

680 North Park Street, Rm. 126
Madison WI 53706-1413
kitchell@wisc.edu
Ph: 608-262-3014
Fax: 608-265-2340

Selected Publications

Biographical Sketch

Courses:

Ecology of Fishes

Links:

Center for Limnology

CFL Trout Lake Station

University of Notre Dame Environmental Research Center

UW Dept. of Zoology

UW College of Letters & Science

Students supervised who have recently earned graduate degrees:

Brian Weidel, Ph.D. Limnology and Marine Sciences, May 2009.

Olaf Jensen, Ph.D. in Limnology and Marine Sciences, May 2008

Justin Fox, M.S. in Limnology and Marine Sciences, January 2008

Molli MacDonald, M.S. Water Resource Management, 2007

Jeff Watters, Ph.D. Limnology and Marine Sciences, June 2009

Greg Sass, M.S. in Zoology, December 2001; Ph.D. in Zoology, August 2004

Isaac Kaplan, Ph.D. in Limnology and Marine Sciences, October 2004

Jeff Jorgensen,  MS in Limnology and Marine Sciences, May 2005

Brian Roth, M.S. in Limnology and Marine Sciences, August 2001; Ph.D. in Limnology and Marine Sciences, May 2005

Caitlin Gille, MS in Zoology, August 2005

Selected Publications:

Kitchell, J. F.  2010.  Preface.  In: State of Lake Superior:  Health, Integrity & Management.  (M. Munawar, Editor).  Ecovision Books.  In Press.

Pine, W. E., C. J. Walters, S. J. D. Martell, and J. F. Kitchell.  2009.  Counterintuitive responses of fish populations to management:  some common causes and implications for predictions based on ecosystem modeling.  Fisheries:  In Press

Carpenter, S. R., J, J, Cole, J. F. Kitchell and M. L. Pace.  2009.  Trophic cascades in lakes:  Lessons and prospects.  In Trophic Cascades,  J. Terborgh and J. Estes (eds.), Island Press, Washington DC.  In press.

Pine, W. E., S. J. D. Martell, O. P. Jensen, C. J. Walters, and J. F. Kitchell.  2008.  Effects of release mortality on the efficacy of length limits and catch-and-release policies:  a case study of blue, white, and striped marlin.  Can. J. Fish. Aquat. Sci. 65:975-988.

Hartman, K. J., and J. F. Kitchell.  2008.  Bioenergetics modeling progress since the 1992 symposium.  Trans. Amer. Fish. Soc., 137:216-223.

Kitchell, J. F., and G. G. Sass.  2008.  Great Lakes ecosystems:  Invasions, food web dynamics and the challenge of ecological restoration. Pages 157-170.  In D. Waller and T. Rooney (eds.).  Ecological History of Wisconsin.  Univ. Chicago Press, Chicago IL.

Carpenter, S. R., W. A. Brock, J. J. Cole, J. F. Kitchell and M. L. Pace.  2008.  Leading indicators of trophic cascades.  Ecol. Lett. 11:128-138.

Weidel, B.C, S.R. Carpenter, J.J. Cole, J.R. Hodgson, J.F. Kitchell, M.L. Pace and J.T. Solomon. 2008. Carbon sources supporting fish growth in a north temperate lake. Aquatic Sciences 70: 347-260.

Harvey, C. J., S. P. Cox., and J. F. Kitchell.  2007.  Food webs.  In The State of Lake Superior, 2005.  Great Lakes Fishery Commission Reports.  Ann Arbor, Michigan.

Weidel, B. C., S. R. Carpenter, J. F. Kitchell, T. Ushikubo, N. T. Kita, J. W. Valley, J. J. Cole and M. L. Pace.  2007.  Diary of a bluegill (Lepomis macrochirus):  daily d13C and d18O   records in otoliths by ion microprobe.  Can. J. Fish. Aquat. Sci.  64:1641-1645.

Pace, M. L., S. R. Carpenter, J. J. Cole, J. J. Coloso, J. F. Kitchell, J. R. Hodgson, J. J. Middleburg, N. D. Preston, C. T. Solomon and B. C. Weidel.  2007.  Does terrestrial carbon subsidize the planktonic food web in a clear-water lake?  Limnol. and Oceanogr 52:  2177-2189.

Kitchell, J. F. 2007.  Finding your ecosystem episteme.  (Book Review of Top Predators in Marine Ecosystems) Conservation Biology 21 (3), 891–892.

Hansson, S., O. Hjerne, C. Harvey, J. F. Kitchell, S. P. Cox4, and T. E. Essington.    2007.  Managing Baltic fisheries under contrasting production and predation regimes – ecosystem model analyses.  Ambio 36:259-265.

Kaplan, I. C., S.P. Cox and J.F. Kitchell.  2007.  A cautionary note on ecosystem effects of circle hooks and catch-release for marlin and sharks.  Transactions of the American Fisheries Society 136:392-401.

Roth, B.M., J.C. Tetzlaff, M.L. Alexander, and J.F. Kitchell 2007.  Reciprocal relationships between exotic rusty crayfish, macrophytes, and Lepomis species in northern Wisconsin lakes.  Ecosystems 10:74-85.

Jensen, O. P., T. R. Hrabik, S. J. D. Martell, C. J. Walters and J. F. Kitchell.  Diel migration in the Lake Superior pelagic community.  2006.  II.  Modeling trade-offs at an intermediate trophic level. Can. J. Fish. Aquat Sci. 63:2296-2307.

Hrabik, T. R., O. P. Jensen, S. J. D. Martell, C. J. Walters and J. F. Kitchell.  Diel migration in the Lake Superior pelagic community.  2006.  I.  Variability in the extent of vertical migration by Coregonids in response to varying predation risk.  Can. J. Fish. Aquat Sci. 63:2286-2295.

Kitchell, James F., S. J. D. Martell, C. J. Walters, O. P. Jensen, I. C. Kaplan, J. R. Watters, T. E. Essington and C. H. Boggs. 2006. Billfishes in an ecosystem context. Bull. Mar. Sci. 79:669-682.

Sass, G. G., J. F. Kitchell, S. R. Carpenter, T. R. Hrabik, A. Sugden-Newberry and M. G. Turner. 2006. Fish community and food web responses to a whole-lake removal of coarse woody habitat. Fisheries 26:321-330.

Hrabik, T. R., O. P. Jensen, S. J. D. Martell, C. J. Walters and J. F. Kitchell. Diel migration in the Lake Superior pelagic community. 2006. I. Variability in the extent of vertical migration by Coregonids in response to varying predation risk. Can. J. Fish. Aquat Sci. 63:2286-2295.

Jensen, O. P., T. R. Hrabik, S. J. D. Martell, C. J. Walters and J. F. Kitchell. Diel migration in the Lake Superior pelagic community. 2006. II. Modeling trade-offs at an intermediate trophic level. Can. J. Fish. Aquat Sci. 63:2296-2307.

Walters, C. J., V. Christensen, S. J. Martell and J. F. Kitchell. 2005. Possible ecosystem impacts of applying MSY policies from single-species assessment. ICES Journal of Marine Science 62:558-568.

Jorgensen, J. C. and J. F. Kitchell. 2005. Growth potential and host mortality of the parasitic phase of the sea lamprey (Petromyzon marinus) in Lake Superior. Can. J. Fish. Aquat. Sci. 62:2343-2353.

Martell, S. J. D., T. Essington, B. Lessard, J. F. Kitchell, C. J. Walters and C. H. Boggs. 2005. Interactions of productivity, predation risk and fishing effort in the efficacy of marine protected areas for the central Pacific. Can. J. Fish. Aquat. Sci. 62:1320-1336.

Pace, M. L. J. J. Cole, S. R. Carpenter, J. F. Kitchell, J. R. Hodgson, M. Van de Bogert, D. L. Bade, E. S. Kritzberg and D. Bastviken. 2004. Whole lake carbon-13 additions reveal terrestrial support of aquatic food webs. Nature 427:240-243.

Hinke, J. T., I. C. Kaplan, K. Aydin, G. M. Watters, R. J. Olson, and J. F. Kitchell. 2004. Visualizing the food-web effects of fishing for tunas in the Pacific Ocean . Ecology and Society (formerly Conservation Ecology)9(1): 10. [online] URL: http://www.ecologyandsociety.org/vol9/iss1/art10

Kitchell, J. F., I. Kaplan, S. P. Cox, S. J. D. Martell, T. E. Essington, C. H. Boggs and C. J. Walters. 2004. Ecological and economic components of alternative fishing methods to reduce by-catch of marlin in a tropical pelagic ecosystem. Bull. Mar. Sci.74(3):607-619.

Harvey, C.J., P.C. Hanson, T.E. Essington, P.B. Brown, and J.F. Kitchell. 2002. Using bioenergetics models to predict stable isotope ratios in fishes. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 59:115-124.

Walters, C. J., and J. F. Kitchell. 2001. Cultivation/depensation effects on juvenile survival and recruitment. Can. J. Fish. Aquat. Sci. 58:39-50.

Kitchell, J. F., S. P. Cox, C. J. Harvey, T. B. Johnson, D. M. Mason, K. K. Schoen, K. Aydin, C. Bronte, M. Ebener, M. Hansen, M. Hoff, S. Schram, D. Schreiner and C. J. Walters. 2000. Sustainability of the Lake Superior fish community: Interactions in a food web context. Ecosystems 3:545-560.

Pace, M. L., J. J. Cole, S. R. Carpenter and J. F. Kitchell. 1999. Trophic cascades revealed in diverse ecosystems. Trends in Ecology and Evolution 14:483-488.

Carpenter, S.R., and J.F. Kitchell (eds.). 1993. The Trophic Cascade in Lakes. Cambridge Univ. Press, Cambridge , England . 385 p.

Kitchell, J.F. (ed.). l992. Food Web Management: A Case Study of Lake Mendota . Springer-Verlag , New York . 553 p.