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Franz Mueter

Associate Professor

Commercial Fisheries
Fisheries Conservation
Fisheries Ecology
Fisheries Oceanography
Fisheries Population and Biometry
Fisheries Management
College of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences
17101 Point Lena Loop Rd
315 Lena Point bldg.
Juneau, AK 99801-8344
(907) 796-5448
(907) 796-5447
Office Hours
Tuesdays and Thursdays
1:30 3:30pm
I am on sabbatical leave in AY 2014/15. Please e-mail.
Rhino-Westphalian Technical University (Biology)
University of Alaska Fairbanks (Biological Oceanography)
University of Alaska Fairbanks (Statistics)
University of Alaska Fairbanks (Fisheries Oceanography)
Curriculum Vitae
Coffin, B. and Mueter F.J. P. Environmental covariates of sablefish (Anoplopoma fimbria) and Pacific ocean perch (Sebastes alutus) recruitment in the Gulf of Alaska. Deep Sea Research II. doi: 10.1016/j.dsr2.2015.02.016

Foley, K., Rosenberger, A., Mueter, F. 2015. Effectiveness of single-pass backpack electrofishing to estimate juvenile coho salmon abundance in Alaskan headwater streams. Fisheries Science . 81:601-610.

Malick, M.J., Cox, S.P., Mueter, F.J., Peterman, R.M. 2015. Linking phytoplankton phenology to salmon productivity along a north/south gradient in the Northeast Pacific Ocean. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences . 72(5):697-708. doi: 10.1139/cjfas-2014-0298

T. Uchiyama, G.H. Kruse, and F.J. Mueter. 2015. A multispecies biomass dynamics model for investigating predator-prey interactions in the Bering Sea groundfish community Deep-Sea Research. in press.

V.R. von Biela, G.H. Kruse, F.J. Mueter, B.A. Black, D.C. Douglas, T.E. Helser, and C.E. Zimmerman. . 2015. Evidence of bottom-up limitations in nearshore marine systems based on otolith proxies of fish growth. Marine Biology. 162:1019-1031.

Yasumiishi E, K Criddle, N Hillgruber, F Mueter, J Helle. 2015. Chum salmon (Oncorhynchus keta) growth and temperature indices as indicators for the year class strength of age-1 walleye pollock in the eastern Bering Sea. Fisheries Oceanography. 24:242256. doi: 10.1111/fog.12108

Peterson, M.J., Mueter, F.J., Criddle, K., and Haynie, A.C. 2014. Costs incurred by Alaskan sablefish, Pacific halibut and Greenland turbot longliners due to killer whale depredation. PloS ONE . 9(e88906)

Petrik, C.M., Duffy-Anderson, J.T., Mueter, F., Hedstrom, K., and Curchitser, E.N. 2014. Biophysical transport model suggests climate variability determines distribution of walleye pollock early life stages in the Eastern Bering Sea through effects on spawning. Progress in Oceanography. doi: 10.1016/j.pocean.2014.06.004

Sigler, M.F., Stabeno, P.J., Eisner, L.B., Napp, J.M., and Mueter, F.J. 2014. Spring and fall phytoplankton blooms in a productive subarctic ecosystem, the eastern Bering Sea, during 1995-2011. Deep Sea Research II . 109(71-83) doi: 10.1016/j.dsr2.2013.12.007

Strasburger, W.W., Hillgruber, N., Pinchuk, A.I., and Mueter, F.J. 2014. Feeding ecology of age-0 walleye pollock (Theragra chalcogramma) and Pacific cod (Gadus macrocephalus) in the southeastern Bering Sea. Deep Sea Research II . 109:172-180. doi: 10.1016/j.dsr2.2013.10.007

  • climate effects on fish populations
  • dynamics of exploited populations
  • ecosystem oceanography
  • quantitative ecology
  • marine fisheries
  • multivariate analyses
  • population ecology
  • biostatistics
  • fisheries management
Current Research Projects
  • Co-chair., Ecosystem Studies of Sub-Arctic Seas (ESSAS)
  • Scientific and Statistical Committee of the North Pacific Fishery Management Council
  • ICES/PICES Working Group on Forecasting Climate Change Impacts on Fish and Shellfish
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