Edward S. Rutherford Phone (734)-663-3554, x104; FAX (734)-663-9399

Associate Research Scientist Internet: edwardr@umich.edu

School of Natural Resources and Environment

University of Michigan

Dana Bldg, 430 E. University St.

Ann Arbor, MI. 48109-1115

 

Education

Ph.D., Marine Environmental Estuarine Sciences, University of Maryland, 1992.

M.S., Marine Science, University of Miami, 1982.

B.S., Biology, Tufts University, 1976.

 

Experience

Associate Research Scientist, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI. (2003 Present); Assistant Research Scientist, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI. (1994-2003); Postdoctoral Fellow, Oak Ridge Associated Universities, at Cornell University, Ithaca, NY. (1992-1994); Graduate Fellow, Electric Power Research Institute, University of Maryland, Solomons, MD. (1991-1992); Graduate Research Assistant, University of Maryland, Solomons, MD. (1987-1991); Fisheries Technician, Everglades National Park, Homestead, FL. (1979-1987).

 

Professional and Scientific Organizations

 

Member American Fisheries Society, American Association for Advancement of Science, International Association for Great Lakes Research

 

Selected Publications

 

Horne, B.D., Rutherford, E.S., and Wehrly, K.W. In Press. Simulating effects of hydro-dam alteration on thermal regime and wild steelhead recruitment in the Manistee River, Michigan. River Research and Management.

 

Rutherford, E.S., K.A. Rose, and J.H. Cowan, Jr. 2003. Possible density-dependent survival of striped bass, Morone saxatilis, investigated by applying the Shepherd and Cushing (1980) model. ICES Journal of Marine Science 00:1-13.

 

Rutherford, E.S. 2002. The unique contributions of early life history stages to fisheries management. Ch. 9, in L. Fuiman and R.G. Werner (eds.), The Unique Contributions of Early Life Stages to Fisheries Science. Blackwell Science, London.

 

Madenjian, C. P., Fahnenstiel, G.L., Johengen, T.H., Nalepa, T.F., Vanderploeg, H.A., Fleischer, G.W., Schneeberger, P.J., Benjamin, D.M., Smith, E.B., Bence, J.R., Rutherford, E.S., Lavis, D.M., Robertson, D.M., Jude, D.J., and Ebener, M.P.. 2002. Dynamics of the Lake Michigan food web, 1970-2000. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 59:736-753.

 

Hook, T.O., Rutherford, E.S., Brines, S.J., Mason, D.M., Schwab, D.J., and McCormick, M.J., Fleischer, G.W., DeSorcie, T.J., and Sprules, W.G. 2003. Spatially explicit measures of production of young alewives in Lake Michigan: Linkage between essential fish habitat and recruitment. Estuaries 26(1):21-29.

 

Hook, T., Rutherford, E.S., Brines, S.J., Schwab, D., and McCormick, M.J. In Press. Relationships between surface temperatures and the spatial and temporal distributions of steelhead (Oncorhynchus mykiss) in Lake Michigan. North American Journal of Fisheries Management.

 

Godby, N.A., Jr., and E.S. Rutherford. In Press. Diet, growth and production of juvenile steelhead in a Lake Michigan tributary. North American Journal of Fisheries Management.

 

Woldt, A.P. and E.S. Rutherford. Submitted. Steelhead (Oncorhyncus mykiss) growth, survival, recruitment and habitat use in two central Lake Michigan tributaries. Journal of Great Lakes Research.

 

Creque, S.M., Rutherford, E.S., Wehrly, K.W., Seelbach, P.W., and Wiley, M.J. Submitted. Development of landscape-based habitat suitability models for potamodromous fishes in Great Lakes tributaries. Ecological Applications.

 

Hook, T.O., Rutherford, E.S., Brines, S.J., Mason, D.M., Schwab, D.J., and Fleischer, G.W. Submitted. Is bioenergetic growth potential a good measure of habitat quality? A case study of steelhead foraging in Lake Michigan.

 

Brenton, B.D., Rutherford, E.S., Rose, K.A., and Bronte, C.R. Submitted. Simulating the effects of invasive ruffe on walleye and yellow perch populations in the St. Louis estuary, Lake Superior. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences.

 

Bartron, M., Swank, D.R., Rutherford, E.S., and Scribner, K. Submitted. Genetic and life history based methods to detect hatchery-wild composition of steelhead populations in Lake Michigan. North American Journal of Fisheries Management.

 

Rutherford, E.S., K.A. Rose, J.L. Forney, E.L. Mills, C.M. Mayer and L.G. Rudstam. 1999. Individual-based model simulations of a zebra mussel (Dreissena polymorpha) induced energy shunt on walleye (Stizostedion vitreum) and yellow perch (Perca flavescens) populations in Oneida Lake, NY. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 56:2168-2160.

 

Rose, K.A., E.S. Rutherford, J.L. Forney, E.L. Mills, and D. SinghDermott. 1999. Individual-based model of yellow perch and walleye populations in Oneida Lake, New York. Ecological Monographs 69:127-154.

 

Rutherford, E.S., E.D. Houde, and R.M. Nyman. 1997. Relationship of larval-stage growth and mortality to recruitment of striped bass, Morone saxatilis, in Chesapeake Bay. Estuaries 20:174-198.

 

Rose, K. A., J. A. Tyler, D. Singh Dermott, and E. S. Rutherford. 1996. Multispecies modeling of fish populations. pp. 194-222. In:B. A. Megrey and E. Moksness [eds.], Computers in Fisheries Research. Chapman and Hall, London.

 

Rutherford, E.S. 1995. The influence of temperature on cohort-specific growth, survival and recruitment of larval striped bass, Morone saxatilis, in Chesapeake Bay. Fish Bull, U.S. 93:315-332.

 

Cowan, J.H., Jr., K.A. Rose, E.S. Rutherford and E.D. Houde. 1993. Individual-based model of young-of-the-year striped bass population dynamics. II. Factors affecting recruitment in the Potomac River, Maryland. Trans. Am. Fish. Soc. 122:439-458.

 

Houde, E.D., and E.S. Rutherford. 1993. Recent trends in estuarine fisheries: Predictions of fish production and yield. Estuaries. 16(2):161-176.

 

Scott, J. P., R. R. Dewey, L. J. Hansen, R. E. Owen, and E. S. Rutherford. 1989. How many mullet are there in Florida Bay? Bulletin of Marine Science 44:89-107.

 

Rutherford, E. S., J. T. Tilmant, E. B. Thue, and T. W. Schmidt. 1989. Fishery harvest and population dynamics of spotted seatrout, Cynoscion nebulosus, in Florida Bay and adjacent waters. Bulletin of Marine Science 44:108-125.

 

Rutherford, E. S., J. T. Tilmant, E. B. Thue, and T. W. Schmidt. 1989. Fishery harvest and population dynamics of gray snapper, Lutjanus griseus, in Florida Bay and adjacent waters. Bulletin of Marine Science 44:139-154.

 

Rutherford, E. S., T. W. Schmidt and J. T. Tilmant. 1989. Early life history of spotted seatrout, Cynoscion nebulosus, and gray snapper, Lutjanus griseus, in Florida Bay, Everglades National Park, Florida. Fishery Bulletin 44:49-64.