Recent Publications (2005 to present)

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Book

Fausch, K. D. 2015.  For the Love of Rivers: a Scientist’s Journey.  Oregon State University Press, Corvallis.  Winner of the 2016 Sigurd Olson Award for Nature Writing

Book Chapters

Fausch, K. D., J. Prosek, and K. R. Bestgen. In press. Standing on the shoulders of giants: three trout biologists who shaped our understanding of trout and trout streams. In: Status and Conservation of Trouts and Chars Worldwide. American Fisheries Society.

Bestgen, K. R., and K. D. Fausch. In press. Robert J. Behnke (1929-2013): Improbable events chart the course of an ichthyologist’s life well-lived. In: Standing between Life and Extinction. Desert Fishes Council.

Fausch, K. D., and E. García-Berthou. 2013. The problem of invasive species in river ecosystems. Pages 193-216 in S. Sabter and A. Elosegi (editors). River Conservation: Challenges and Opportunities. BBVA Foundation, Bilbao, Spain.

Papers in Refereed Journals

Fausch, K. D.  2018.  Crossing  boundaries: Shigeru Nakano’s enduring legacy for ecology.  Ecological Research 33:119–133.

Merciai, R., L. L. Bailey, K. R. Bestgen, K. D. Fausch, L. Zamora, S. Sabater, E. García-Berthou. 2018.  Water diversion reduces abundance and survival of two Mediterranean cyprinids.  Ecology of Freshwater Fish 27: 481–491.

Saunders, W. C., and K. D. Fausch.  2018.  Conserving fluxes of terrestrial invertebrates to trout in streams: A first field experiment on the effects of cattle grazing.  Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems 28:910-922.

Bestgen, K. R., C. T. Wilcox, A. A. Hill, and K. D. Fausch.  2017.  A dynamic flow regime supports an intact Great Plains stream fish assemblage.  Transactions of the American Fisheries Society 146:903-916.

Perkin, J. S., K. B. Gido, J. A. Falke, K. D. Fausch, H. Crockett, E. R. Johnson, J. Sanderson.  2017. Groundwater declines are linked to changes in Great Plains stream fish assemblages.  Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 114:7373-7378.

Roberts, J. J., K. D. Fausch, M. B. Hooten, and D. P. Peterson.  2017.  Nonnative trout invasions combined with climate change threaten persistence of isolated cutthroat trout populations in the southern Rocky Mountains.  North American Journal of Fisheries Management 37:314-325.

Roberts, J. J., K. D. Fausch, T. S. Schmidt, and D. M. Walters.  2017.  Thermal regimes of Rocky Mountain lakes warm with climate change.  PLoS One 12(7): e0179498.

Hughes, R. M., C. B. M. Alves, F. Amezcua, J. Claussen, S. J. Cooke, I. G. Cowx, K. D. Fausch, M. T. Ferreira, W. G. Franzin, D. Hall, M. O. Ipinmoroti, R. Ligeiro, N. Mercado-Silva, M. Miller, P. S. Pompeu, D. C. Schmidt, L. G. M. Silva, and B. F. Terra. 2016. Preparing for international research and teaching. Fisheries 41:464-465.

Penaluna, B. E., A. Abadía-Cardoso, J. B. Dunham, F. J. García de León, R. E. Gresswell, A. Ruiz Luna, E. B. Taylor, B. B. Shepard, R. Al-Chokhachy, C. C. Muhlfeld, K. R. Bestgen, K. Rogers, M. A. Escalante, E. R. Keeley, G. Temple, J. E. Williams, K. Matthews, R. Pierce, R. L. Mayden, R. P. Kovach, J. C. Garza, and K. D. Fausch.  2016.  Conservation of native Pacific trout diversity in western North America.  Fisheries 41:286-300.

Wohl, E., B. P. Bledsoe, K. D. Fausch, N. Kramer, K. R. Bestgen, M. N. Gooseff. 2016.  Management of large wood in streams: a risk analysis based on physical, biological, and social factors. Journal of the American Water Resources Association 52:315-335.

Rieman, B.R., and 15 coauthors (Fausch is 11th). 2015.  A comprehensive approach for habitat restoration in the Columbia Basin.  Fisheries 40:124-135.

Fausch, K. D. 2014.  A historical perspective on drift foraging models for stream salmonids. Environmental Biology of Fishes 97:453-464.

Schreck, C. B., H. W. Li, K. D. Fausch, and K. R. Bestgen. 2014.  In memoriam: Robert J. Behnke, Ph.D. 1929-2013.  Fisheries 39:128-129.

Benjamin, J. R., F. Lepori, C. V. Baxter, and K. D. Fausch. 2013. Can replacement of native by non-native trout alter stream-riparian food webs? Freshwater Biology 58:1694-1709.

Roberts, J. J., K. D. Fausch, D.P. Peterson, and M. B. Hooten. 2013. Fragmentation and thermal risks from climate change interact to affect persistence of native trout in the Colorado River basin. Global Change Biology 19:1383–1398.

Wenger, S. J., N. A. Som, D. C. Dauwalter, D. J. Isaak, H. M. Neville, C. H. Luce, J. B. Dunham, M. K. Young, K. D. Fausch, and B. E. Rieman. 2013.  Probabilistic accounting of uncertainty in forecasts of species distributions under climate change.  Global Change Biology 19:3343-3354.

Falke, J. A., L. L. Bailey, K. D. Fausch, and K. R. Bestgen. 2012. Colonization and extinction in dynamic habitats: an occupancy approach for a Great Plains stream fish assemblage. Ecology 93:858-867.

Groce, M. C., K. D. Fausch, and L. L. Bailey. 2012. Evaluating the success of Arkansas darter translocations in Colorado: an occupancy sampling approach. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society 141:825-840.

Isaak, D.J., C. C. Muhlfeld, A. S. Todd, R. Al-Chokhachy, J. J. Roberts, J. L. Kershner, K. D. Fausch, S. W. Hostetler. 2012. The past as prelude to the future for understanding 21st century climate effects on Rocky Mountain trout. Fisheries 37:542-556.

Lepori, F., J. R. Benjamin, K. D. Fausch, and C. V. Baxter. 2012. Are invasive and native trout functionally equivalent predators? Results and lessons from a field experiment. Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems 22:787-798.

Saunders, W. C., and K. D. Fausch. 2012. Grazing management influences the subsidy of terrestrial prey to trout in central Rocky Mountain streams (USA). Freshwater Biology 57: 1512-1529.

Benjamin, J. R., K. D. Fausch, and C. V. Baxter. 2011. Species replacement by a nonnative salmonid alters ecosystem function by reducing prey subsidies that support riparian spiders. Oecologia 167:503-512.

Falke, J. A., K. D. Fausch, R. Magelky, A. Aldred, D. S. Durnford, L. K. Riley, and R. Oad. 2011. The role of groundwater pumping and drought in shaping ecological futures for stream fishes in a dryland river basin of the western Great Plains, USA. Ecohydrology 4:682-697.

Saunders, W. C., K. D. Fausch, and G. C. White. 2011. Accurate estimation of salmonid abundance in small streams using nighttime removal electrofishing: an evaluation using marked fish. North American Journal of Fisheries Management 31:403-415.

Simberloff, D., and 141 signatories (including K.D. Fausch). 2011. Non-natives: 141 scientists object. Nature 475:36. (Response to Davis et al. 2011. Nature 474:153-154)

Wenger, S. J., D. J. Isaak, J. B. Dunham, K. D. Fausch, C. H. Luce, H. M. Neville, B. E. Rieman, M. K. Young, D. E. Nagel, D. L. Horan, G. L. Chandler. 2011. Role of climate and invasive species in structuring trout distributions in the Interior Columbia Basin. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 68:988-1008.

Wenger, S. J., D. J. Isaak, C. H. Luce, H. M. Neville, K. D. Fausch, J. B. Dunham, D. C. Dauwalter, M. K. Young, M. M. Elsner, B. E. Rieman, A. F. Hamlet, and J. E. Williams. 2011. Flow regime, temperature and biotic interactions drive differential declines of trout species under climate change. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 108:14175-14180.

White, S. L., C. Gowan, K. D. Fausch, J. G. Harris, and W. C. Saunders. 2011. Response of trout populations in five Colorado streams two decades after habitat manipulation. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 68:2057-2063.

Falke, J. A., K. R. Bestgen, and K. D. Fausch. 2010. Streamflow reductions and habitat drying affect growth, survival, and recruitment of brassy minnow across a Great Plains riverscape. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society 139:1566-1583.

Falke, J. A., K. D. Fausch, K. R. Bestgen, and L. L. Bailey. 2010. Spawning phenology and habitat use in a Great Plains, USA, stream fish assemblage: an occupancy estimation approach. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 67:1942-1956.

Falke, J. A., and K. D. Fausch. 2010. From metapopulations to metacommunities: linking theory with empirical observations of the spatial population dynamics of stream fishes. American Fisheries Society Symposium 73:207-233.

Fausch, K. D. 2010. A renaissance in stream fish ecology. American Fisheries Society Symposium 73:199-206.

Fausch, K. D., C. V. Baxter, and M. Murakami. 2010. Multiple stressors in north temperate streams: lessons from linked forest-stream ecosystems in northern Japan. Freshwater Biology 55(Suppl. 1): 120-134.

Wohl, E., D. A. Cenderelli, K. A. Dwire, S. E. Ryan-Burkett, M. K. Young, and K. D. Fausch. 2010. Large in-stream wood studies: a call for common metrics. Earth Surface Processes and Landforms 35:618-625.

Fausch, K. D., B. E. Rieman, J. B. Dunham, M. K. Young, and D. P. Peterson. 2009. The invasion versus isolation dilemma: tradeoffs in managing native salmonids with barriers to upstream movement. Conservation Biology 23:859-870.

Dunham, J., C. Baxter, K. Fausch, W. Fredenberg, S. Kitano, I. Koizumi, K. Morita, T. Nakamura, B. Rieman, K. Savvaitova, J. Stanford, E. Taylor, S. Yamamoto. 2008. Evolution, ecology, and conservation of Dolly Varden, white-spotted char, and bull trout. Fisheries (Bethesda) 33:537-550.

Fausch, K. D. 2008. A paradox of trout invasions in North America. Biological Invasions 10: 685-701.

Huckins, C. J., E. A. Baker, K. D. Fausch, and J. B. K. Leonard. 2008. Ecology and life history of coaster brook trout Salvelinus fontinalis and potential bottlenecks in their rehabilitation. North American Journal of Fisheries Management 28:1321-1342.

Peterson, D. P., K. D. Fausch, J. Watmough, and R. A. Cunjak. 2008. When eradication is not an option: modeling strategies for electrofishing suppression of nonnative brook trout to foster persistence of sympatric native cutthroat trout in small streams. North American Journal of Fisheries Management 28:1847-1867.

Peterson, D. P., B. E. Rieman, J. B. Dunham, K. D. Fausch, and M. K. Young. 2008. Analysis of trade-offs between threats of invasion by nonnative brook trout (Salvelinus fontinalis) and intentional isolation for native westslope cutthroat trout (Oncorhynchus clarkii lewisi). Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 65:557-573.

Baxter, C. V., K. D. Fausch, M. Murakami, and P. L. Chapman. 2007. Invading rainbow trout usurp a terrestrial prey subsidy from native charr and reduce their growth and abundance. Oecologia 153:461-470.>

Coleman, M. A., and K. D. Fausch. 2007. Cold summer temperature limits recruitment of age-0 cutthroat trout in high-elevation Colorado streams. Transactions American Fisheries Society 136:1231-1244.

Coleman, M. A., and K. D. Fausch. 2007. Cold summer temperature regimes cause a recruitment bottleneck in age-0 Colorado River cutthroat trout reared in laboratory streams. Transactions American Fisheries Society 136:639-654.

Fausch, K. D. 2007. Introduction, establishment and effects of non-native salmonids: considering the risk of rainbow trout invasion in the United Kingdom. Journal of Fish Biology 71(Supplement D): 1-32. (Jack Jones Memorial Lecture, Fisheries Society of the British Isles annual meeting, Exeter, U.K. July 2007)

Saunders, W. C., and K. D. Fausch. 2007. Improved grazing management increases terrestrial invertebrate inputs that feed trout in Wyoming rangeland streams. Transactions American Fisheries Society 136:1216-1230.

Baxter, C. V., K. D. Fausch, and W. C. Saunders. 2005. Tangled webs: reciprocal flows of invertebrate prey link streams and riparian zones. Freshwater Biology 50:201-220.

Cooney, S. J., A. P. Covich, P. M. Lukacs, A. L. Harig, and K. D. Fausch. 2005. Modeling global warming scenarios in greenback cutthroat trout (Oncorhynchus clarki stomias) streams: implications for species recovery. Western North American Naturalist 65:371-381.

Laeser, S. R., C. V. Baxter, and K. D. Fausch. 2005. Riparian vegetation loss, stream channelization, and web-weaving spiders in northern Japan. Ecological Research 20:646-651.

Weber, E. D., and K. D. Fausch. 2005. Competition between hatchery-reared and wild juvenile Chinook salmon in enclosures in the Sacramento River, California. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society 134:44-58.

Technical Reports

Alldredge, J. R., K. D. Fausch, A. G. Maule, K. W. Myers, R. J. Naiman, G. T. Ruggerone, L. Saito, D. L. Scarnecchia, S. L. Schroder, C. J. Schwarz, C. C. Wood, M. Ford, J. Ruff, P. Roger, E. Merrill.  2015. Density dependence and its implications for fish management and restoration programs in the Columbia River Basin.  Northwest Power and Conservation Council, Independent Science Advisory Board.  ISAB 2015-1.  258 p.

Fausch, K. D., B. E. Rieman, M. K. Young, and J. B. Dunham. 2006. Strategies for conserving native salmonid populations at risk from nonnative fish invasions: tradeoffs in using barriers to upstream movement. USDA Forest Service, General Technical Report RMRS-GTR-174. Rocky Mountain Research Station, Fort Collins, Colorado.