Publications

Papers and Reports in Preparation 2014

Verspoor, E. Greer, R. and Knox, D. (in preparation). Integrated eco-genetic analysis of Loch Laidon, Scotland, reveals three cryptic sympatric brown trout (Salmo trutta) populations, including a unique distinct profundal benthic form. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society

Verspoor, E. and Knox, D. (in preparation). Divergence and Trans-range Distribution of Basic European and North American Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar L.) mtDNA lineages. PLoS One

Bradbury, I.R, Hamilton, L.C., Dempson, B., Robertson, M.J., Verspoor, E., Bourret, V., and Bernatchez, L. (in preparation). Transatlantic secondary contact in Atlantic salmon in the Northwest Atlantic, comparing microsatellites, a SNP array, and Restriction Site Associated DNA sequencing for the resolution of complex spatial structure. – target journal uncertain.

Curran, M., Kindness, R. and Verspoor, E. (in preparation). Recapture rates of Atlantic salmon in a Scottish Catch and Release Fishery.  Fisheries Management and Ecology.

Verspoor, E., Ensing, D., Knox, D., Oijen, M.K.P. van and Sanda, Radek. (in preparation). Post-LGM expansion of Atlantic salmon in Europe: insights from ancient DNA analysis of extirpated Rivers Rhine and Elbe populations.  Journal of Fish Biology

Cauwelier, E., Coulson, M. Gilbey, J., Knox, D., Stradmeyer, L., Webster, L.M.I. and Verspoor, E. (in preparation).  A microsatellite based assessment of inter-river and regional structuring of Atlantic salmon stocks in Scotland.  Journal of Fish Biology

Verspoor, E., Stevens, J., Wennevik, V., Ensing, D. Gilbey, J., Coughlan, J. Hindar, K. and McGinnity, P. (in preparation). Shifting historical biogeography of the Atlantic salmon: implications for species phylogeography. Journal of Biogeography.

Scientific Papers and Reports Submitted

Consuegra, S., John, E., Verspoor, E., García de Leániz, C. (submitted). Geographical patterns of selection acting on the mitochondrial genome of the Atlantic salmon.  BMC Evol Biol

Gilbey, J. and Verspoor, E. (submitted) Individual-based modelling of the demographic impacts of genetic introgression of farmed Atlantic salmon into wild populations.  Aquatic Environment Interactions.

Gilbey, J., Coughlan. J., Wennevik, V., Prodohl, P., McGinnity, P., Cauwelier, E., Cherbonnel, C., Mark W. Coulson, Coulson, M.W., Cross, T., Crozier, W., Dillane, E., Ellis, J., Ensing, D., Garcıá-Vázquez, E., Griffiths, A.M., Gudjonsson, S., Hindar, K., Karlsson, S., Knox, D., Machado-Schiaffino, G., Meldrup, D., Nielsen, E.E., Ólafsson, K., Primmer, C., Prusov, S., Stradmeyer, L., Stevens, J.R., Vähä, J-P., Veselov, A.J., Webster, L.M.I. and Verspoor, E. (saubmitted) A microsatellite baseline for genetic stock identification of European Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar L.). Molecular Ecology Resources.

Jensen, AJ, Gilbey, J, Friedland. KD, McGinnity, P , Mork KA, Coughlan,  J, Cross tf, Einarsson, S, Ensing, D,  Erkinaro, J, Fiske, P,  Garcia de Leaniz, C,  Hansen, LP, Haugland, M Hindar, K, Holm, M, Holst, JC, Jacobsen, JA, Karlsson, S, Ó Maoléidigh, N, Nielsen, EE, Primmer, CR, Prodöhl, P, Stevens, JR, Thomas, K, Vähä, J-P, Verspoor, E, Wennevik, V and Whelan, K. (submitted). Stock-specific differences in post-smolt growth of Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar) in the Northeast Atlantic.  Proc. Royal Soc. B.

Published Peer-reviewed Scientific Papers and Reports 2013

Verspoor, E. McGinnity, P., Bradbury, I. and Glebe, B. 2013. The Potential Direct and Indirect Genetic Consequences for Native Newfoundland Atlantic Salmon from Interbreeding with European-Origin Farm Escapes.  DFO Can. Sci. Advis. Sec. Res. Doc. 2013/xxx. ?? + ?? p.

Adams, C.E., Burrows, A., Thompson, C. and Verspoor, E. (2013). An unusually high frequency of Atlantic salmon x brown trout hybrids in the Loch Lomond catchment, west-central Scotland.  The Glasgow Naturalist 26: xx-xx.

Coulson, M.W., Webster, L.M.I., Williams, K., Armstrong, A., Cauwelier, E., Stradmeyer, L., Gilbey, J., Sinclair, C. and Verspoor, E. (2013). An Overview of Population Genetic Structuring of Atlantic Salmon in the Ness and Beauly Fisheries Trust. Marine Scotland Science Reports 17/13.

Coulson, M.W., Webster, L.M.I., McMyn, I., Armstrong, A., Cauwelier, E., Stradmeyer, L., Gilbey, J., Sinclair, C. and Verspoor, E. (2013). An Overview of Population Genetic Structuring of Atlantic Salmon in the Kyle of Sutherland Fisheries Trust Marine Scotland Science Reports 16/13.

Coulson, M.W., Laughton, B., Shaw, B., Armstrong, A. and Verspoor, E. (2013). The use of genetic parentage analysis to assess hatchery contribution of Atlantic salmon on the River Spey.  RAFTS FASMOP report to Spey Research Board

Coulson, M.W., Burrows, A., Armstrong, A., Cauwelier, E., Stradmeyer, L., Gilbey, J., Sinclair, C. and Verspoor, E. (2013). An Overview of Population Genetic Structuring of Atlantic Salmon in Loch Lomond. Marine Scotland Science Reports 15/13.

Coulson, M.W., Kinloch, P., Armstrong, A., Cauwelier, E., Stradmeyer, L., Gilbey, J., Sinclair, C. and Verspoor, E. (2013). An Overview of Population Genetic Structuring of Atlantic Salmon in Skye Fisheries Trust. Marine Scotland Science Reports 14/13.

Coulson, M.W., Marshall, S., Armstrong, A., Cauwelier, E., Stradmeyer, L., Gilbey, J., Sinclair, C. and Verspoor, E. (2013). An Overview of Population Genetic Structuring in West Sutherland Fisheries Trust. Marine Scotland Science Reports 13/13.

Coulson, M.W., Cunningham, P., Armstrong, A., Cauwelier, E., Stradmeyer, L., Gilbey, J., Sinclair, C. and Verspoor, E. (2013). An Overview of Population Genetic Structuring in Atlantic Salmon in Wester Ross Fisheries Trust. Marine Scotland Science Reports 12/13.

Coulson, M.W., Webster, L.M.I., Baum, D., Armstrong, A., Cauwelier, E., Stradmeyer, L., Gilbey, J., Sinclair, C. and Verspoor, E. (2013). An Overview of Population Genetic Structuring in Lochaber Fisheries Trust. Marine Scotland Science Reports 04/13.

Popular Science Articles

Verspoor, E. 2014. SCOTLAND’S LOCHS: A WORLD OF HIDDEN BIODIVERSITY.  Scottish Consortium for Rural Research Newsletter February 2014.

Theses Examined

External Examiner, November 2013:  Gorman, C. Ph.D. Candidate, Queen’s University Belfast: Assessing the performance of captive bred Atlantic salmon, Salmo salar, in wild populations.