University of Massachusetts
Department of Natural Resources Conservation
Wildlife and Fisheries Conservation Graduate Faculty
Kevin Friedland is the director of the Cooperative Marine Education and Research (CMER) program at the University if Massachusetts. This program is a joint institute between the National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration and the University. His research interests include: estuarine ecology of fishes, functional morphology, feeding ecology, recruitment processes, fisheries oceanography, and stock identification.
Selected Recent Publications:
Reddin, D,G,, K.D. Friedland, J.B. Dempson, P. Downton, and C.C. Mullins.
2003. Migration of Atlantic salmon kelts (Salmo salar L.) in relation to
seawater temperature in Newfoundland, 1998. Fisheries Oceanography.
Friedland, K. D., Reddin, D. G., and Castonguay, M. 2003. Ocean thermal
conditions in the post-smolt nursery of North American Atlantic salmon. ICES
Journal of Marine Science, 60: 000-000.
Overholtz, WJ and KD Friedland. 2002. Recovery of the Gulf of MaineGeorges
Bank Atlantic herring (Clupea harengus) complex: perspectives based on
bottom trawl survey data. Fisheries Bulletin 100:593608.
Friedland, K.D., R.V. Walker, N.D. Davis, K.W. Myers, G.W. Boehlert, S.
Urawa, and Y. Ueno. 2001. Open-ocean orientation and return migration routes
of chum salmon based on temperature data from data storage tags. Marine
Ecology Progress Series 216: 235-252.
Friedland, K.D., L.P. Hansen, D.A. Dunkley, and J.C. MacLean. 2000. Linkage
between ocean climate, post-smolt growth, and survival of Atlantic salmon
(Salmo salar L.) in the North Sea area. ICES Journal of Marine Science
Friedland, K.D. and D.G. Reddin. 2000. Growth patterns of Labrador Sea
Atlantic salmon postsmolts and the temporal scale of recruitment synchrony
for North American salmon stocks. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic
Friedland, K.D. J-D. Dutil, and T. Sadusky. 1999. Growth patterns in
postsmolts and the nature of the marine juvenile nursery for Atlantic
salmon, Salmo salar. Fisheries Bulletin 97:472-481.
Cadrin, S.X. and K.D. Friedland. 1999. The utility of image processing
techniques for morphometric analysis and stock identification. Fisheries
Reddin, D.G. and K.D. Friedland. 1999. A history of identification of
continent of origin of Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar L.) at West Greenland,
1969-97. Fisheries Research 43:221-235.
Friedland, K.D., D.G. Reddin, N. Shimizu, R.E. Haas, and A.F. Youngson.
1998. Strontium:Calcium Ratios in Atlantic Salmon Otoliths and Observations
on Growth and Maturation. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Science
Friedland, K.D., L.P. Hansen, and D.A. Dunkley. 1998. Marine Temperatures
Experienced by Post-smolts and the Survival of Atlantic Salmon, Salmo salar
L., in the North Sea area. Fisheries Oceanography 7:22-34.
Friedland, K.D. 1998. Ocean climate influences on critical Atlantic salmon
(Salmo salar) life history events. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic
Science 55(suppl. 1):119-130.
Friedland, K.D. and R.E. Haas. 1996. Marine post-smolt growth and age at
maturity of Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar). Journal of Fish Biology 48:1-15.
Friedland, K.D., D. W. Ahrenholz, and J. F. Guthrie. 1996. Formation and
seasonal evolution of Atlantic menhaden juvenile nurseries in coastal
estuaries. Estuaries 19:105-114.
Friedland, K.D., R.E. Haas and T.F. Sheehan. 1996. Comparative post-smolt
growth, maturation, and survival in two stocks of Atlantic salmon. Fishery
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