[updated August 2020]


Hostetter NJ, NJ Lunn, ES Richardson, EV Regehr, and SJ Converse. Age-structured Jolly-Seber model expands inference and improves parameter estimation from capture-recapture data. PLOS One. In-review.

Amburgey SM, AA Yackel Adams, B Gardner, NJ Hostetter, SR Siers, BT McClintock, SJ Converse. Validation of camera trap-based abundance estimators for unmarked populations. Ecological Applications. In-review.

Regehr EV, MC Runge, A Von Duyke, RR Wilson, L Polasek, KD Rode, NJ Hostetter, SJ Converse. Demographic risk assessment for a harvested species threatened by climate change: polar bears in the Chukchi Sea. Ecological Applications. In-review.


23. Payton Q, AF Evans, NJ Hostetter, DD Roby, BM Cramer, and K Collis. Measuring the additive effects of predation on prey survival across multiple spatial scales. Ecological Applications. In-press

22. Hostetter NJ, D Ryan, D Grosshuesch, T Catton, S Malick-Wahls, TA Smith, and B Gardner. 2020. Quantifying spatiotemporal occupancy dynamics and multi-year core-use areas at a species range boundary. Diversity and Distributions. 26:795–805.

21. Hostetter NJ, and JA Royle. 2020. Movement-assisted localization from acoustic telemetry data. Movement Ecology. 8:15–26.

20. Kazyak DC, AM Flowers, NJ Hostetter, JA Madsen, M Breece, A Higgs, LM Brown, JA Royle, DA. Fox. 2020. Integrating side-scan sonar and acoustic telemetry to estimate the annual spawning run size of Atlantic sturgeon in the Hudson River. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 77:1038–1048.

19. Evans AF, Q Payton, BM Cramer, K Collis, NJ Hostetter, DD Roby, and C Dotson. 2019. Cumulative effects of avian predation on upper Columbia River steelhead. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society. 148:896–913.

18. Payton Q, NJ Hostetter, and AF Evans. 2019. Jointly estimating survival and mortality: integrating recapture and recovery data from complex multiple predator systems. Environmental and Ecological Statistics. 26:107–125.

17. Hostetter NJ, B Gardner, TS Sillett, KH Pollock, and TR Simons. 2019. An integrated model decomposing the components of detection probability and abundance in unmarked populations. Ecosphere. 10:e02586.

16. Lloyd NA, NJ Hostetter, CL Jackson, SJ Converse, and A Moehrenschlager. 2019. Optimizing release strategies: a stepping-stone approach to reintroduction. Animal Conservation 22:105–115.

15. Lloyd NA, NJ Hostetter, CL Jackson, SJ Converse, and A Moehrenschlager. 2019. Future directions to escalate benefits of the stepping-stone approach for conservation translocations. Animal Conservation 22:122–123.

14. Hostetter NJ, B Gardner, AF Evans, BM Cramer, Q Payton, K Collis, and DD Roby. 2018. Wanted dead or alive: a state-space mark-recapture-recovery model incorporating multiple recovery types and state uncertainty. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 75:1117–1127.

13. Regehr EV, NJ Hostetter, RR Wilson, KD Rode, M St. Martin, and SJ Converse. 2018. Integrated population modeling provides the first empirical estimates of vital rates and abundance for polar bears in the Chukchi Sea. Scientific Reports. 8:16780.

12. Link WA, SJ Converse, AA Yackel Adams, and NJ Hostetter. 2018. Analysis of population change and movement using removal data. Journal of Agricultural, Biological, and Environmental Statistics. 23:463–477.

11. Felton SK, NJ Hostetter, KH Pollock, and TR Simons. 2017. Managing American Oystercatcher (Haematopus palliatus) population growth by targeting nesting season vital rates. Waterbirds 40(sp1): 44–54.

10. Hostetter NJ, B Gardner, SH Schweitzer, R Boettcher, AL Wilke, L Addison, WR Swilling, KH Pollock, and TR Simons. 2015. Repeated count surveys help standardize multi-agency estimates of American Oystercatcher (Haematopus palliatus) abundance. The Condor 117:354–363.

9. Hostetter NJ, AF Evans, BM Cramer, K Collis, DE Lyons, and DD Roby. 2015. Quantifying avian predation on fish populations: integrating predator-specific deposition probabilities in tag recovery studies. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society 144:410–422.

8. Hostetter NJ, AF Evans, FJ Loge, RR O’Connor, BM Cramer, D Fryer, and K Collis. 2015. The influence of individual fish characteristics on survival and detection: similarities across two salmonid species. North American Journal of Fisheries Management 35:1034–1045.

7. Adkins JY, DE Lyons, PJ Loschl, DD Roby, K Collis, AF Evans, and NJ Hostetter. 2014. Demographics of piscivorous colonial waterbirds and management implications for ESA-listed salmonids on the Columbia Plateau. Northwest Science 88:344–359.

6. Evans AF, NJ Hostetter, K Collis, DD Roby, and FJ Loge. 2014. Relationship between juvenile fish condition and survival to adulthood in steelhead. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society 143:899–909.

5. Hostetter NJ, AF Evans, DD Roby, and K Collis. 2012. Susceptibility of juvenile steelhead to avian predation: the influence of individual fish characteristics and river conditions. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society 141: 1586-1599.

4. Evans AF, NJ Hostetter, DD Roby, K Collis, DE Lyons, BP Sandford, RD Ledgerwood, and S Sebring. 2012. System-wide evaluation of avian predation on juvenile salmonids from the Columbia River based on recoveries of passive integrated transponder tags. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society 141: 975-989.

3. Connon RE, LS D’Abronzo, NJ Hostetter, A Javidmehr, DD Roby, AF Evans, FJ Loge, and I Werner. 2012. Transcription profiling in environmental diagnostics: health assessments in Columbia River basin steelhead (Oncorhynchus mykiss). Environmental Science and Technology 46: 6081-6087

2. Collis K, DD Roby, KW Larson, LJ Adrean, SK Nelson, AF Evans, NJ Hostetter, DS Battaglia, DE Lyons, TK Marcella, and A Patterson. 2012. Trends in Caspian tern nesting and diet in San Francisco Bay: conservation implications for terns and salmonids. Waterbirds 35: 25-34.

1. Hostetter NJ, AF Evans, DD Roby, K Collis, M Hawbecker, BP Sandford, DE Thompson, and FJ Loge. 2011. Relationship of external fish condition to pathogen prevalence and out-migration survival in juvenile steelhead. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society 140:1158-117.