David Bethoney, SMAST Faculty

N. David Bethoney, PhD

Research Assistant Professor

SMAST / Fisheries Oceanography




2008Colby CollegeB.S.
2010University of Massachusetts DartmouthM.S.
2013University of Massachusetts DartmouthPh.D


  • Introduction to Fisheries Science
  • Field Methods for Fisheries Research
  • Introduction to Geographic Information Systems




Research interests

  • Applied Research: Resource Assessment and bycatch avoidance

Select publications

Bethoney ND, Zhao L, Chen C, Stokesbury KDE (2017).
Identification of persistent benthic assemblages in areas with different temperature variability patterns through broad-scale mapping.
PLoS ONE , 12(5)

Bethoney ND, Asci S, Stokesbury KDE (2016).
Implications of extremely high recruitment events into the US sea scallop fishery.
Marine Ecology Progress Series, 547, 137-147.

Hasselman DJ, Anderson EC, Argo EE, Bethoney ND, et. al. (2016).
Genetic stock composition of marine bycatch reveals disproportional impacts on depleted river herring genetic stocks.
Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Science, 73, 1-13.

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