Kevin Stokesbury


SMAST / Fisheries Oceanography




School for Marine Science & Technology East, New Bedford 122


1984Acadia UniversityB.Sc.
1987Acadia UniversityM.Sc.
1994Universite LavalPh.D




Research interests

  • Spatial distributions of marine fishes and invertebrates
  • Marine fishes and invertebrates migrations
  • Marine fishes and invertebrates community structure
  • Marine fishes and invertebrates predator-prey interactions
  • Marine fishes and invertebrates population dynamics and fisheries


Research Activities

  • PI on three projects funded by the 2014-15 Northeast Sea Scallop Research Set-Aside Program totaling $3,747,273; coinvestigator on two other Scallop RSA projects totaling $2,491,594
  • PI, Benthic Imaging in Support of Habitat Mapping for Renewable Energy, WHOI CINAR subcontract, $129,992, June 2014
  • PI, Examination of Canadian Voluntary Scallop Closure Areas on Georges Bank and Browns Bank, Clearwater Seafoods, $70,348, April 2014
  • PI, River Herring Bycatch Avoidance, 2014 Mid-Atlantic Research Set-Aside (RSA) Program, $1,046,160, December 2013

Select publications

Bethoney N.D., K.D.E. Stokesbury, B.P. Schondelmeier, W.S. Hoffman, and M. Armstrong (2014).
Characterization of river herring bycatch in the Northwest Atlantic mid-water trawl fishery
North American Journal of Fisheries Management

Stokesbury, K.D.E., M.J.W. Stokesbury, M.T. Balazik, and M. J. Dadswell (2014).
Use of the SAFE Index to evaluate the status of a summer aggregation of Atlantic sturgeon in Minas Basin
Reviews in Fisheries Science

Thompson, K.J., S.D. Inglis, and K.D.E. Stokesbury (2014).
Identifying spawning events of the sea scallop, Placopecten magellanicus, on Georges Bank
Journal of shellfish research, 33, 1-11.

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