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Contact Information

Alaska Fisheries Science Center
17109 Point Lena Loop Rd
Juneau, AK 99801-8344
Phone: (907) 789-6626
dana.hanselman@noaa.gov

Dana Hanselman Affiliate Faculty

Fisheries Ecology • Fisheries Population and Biometry

Affiliations

  • NOAA
  • Ted Stevens Marine Research Institute

Specialty

  • Stock Assessment

Education

  • B.S. 1997 University of Michigan, Ann Arbor (Ecology)
  • M.S. 2000 University of Alaska Fairbanks (Fisheries)
  • Ph.D. 2004 University of Alaska Fairbanks (Fisheries)

Research Overview

My primary research interests are in stock assessment, population dynamics, survey design, and movement ecology.

Publications

Hanselman, D.H., P.D. Spencer, D. McKelvey, and M. Martin. In press. Application of an acoustic–trawl survey design to improve estimates of rockfish biomass. Fish. Bull. 110 (4).

Hanselman, D.H., W. Clark, J. Heifetz, and D. Anderl. 2012. Statistical distribution of age readings of known-age sablefish (Anoplopoma fimbria). Fish. Res. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.fishres.2012.07.004

Echave, K.B., D.H. Hanselman, and M.D. Adkison. 2012. Inter-decadal change in sablefish, Anoplopoma fimbria, growth in the Northeast Pacific Ocean. Fish. Bull. 110 (3).

Hulson, P.J.F., D.H. Hanselman, and T.J. Quinn. 2012. Determining effective sample size in integrated age-structured assessment models. ICES J. Mar. Sci. 69: 281‑292.

Spencer, P., D.H. Hanselman, and D. McKelvey. 2012. Simulation modeling of a trawl-acoustic survey design for patchily distributed species. Fish. Res. 126: 289‑299.

Hulson, P.J.F., D.H. Hanselman, and T.J. Quinn. 2011. Effects of process and observation errors on effective sample size of fishery and survey age and length composition using variance ratio and likelihood methods. ICES J. Mar. Sci. 68: 1548‑1557.

Rodgveller, C.J., M.F. Sigler, D.H. Hanselman, and D.H. Ito. 2011. Sampling efficiency of longlines for shortraker and rougheye rockfish using observations from a manned submersible. Marine and Coastal Fisheries: Dynamics, Management, and Ecosystem Science 3:1‑9.

Mundy, P.R., D.M. Allen, J.L. Boldt, N.A. Bond, S. Dressel, E.V. Farley Jr., D.H. Hanselman, J. Heifetz, R.R. Hopcroft, M.A. Janout, C. Ladd, R.C. Lam, P.A. Livingston, C.R. Lunsford, J.T. Mathis, F.J. Mueter, C.N. Rooper, N. Sarkar, S.A.K. Shotwell, M.V. Sturdevant, A.C. Thomas, T.J. Weingartner, and D. Woodby. 2010. Status and trends of the Alaska Current Region, 2003-2008, pp. 142-195 In S.M. McKinnell and M.J. Dagg [Eds.] Marine Ecosystems of the North Pacific Ocean, 2003-2008. PICES Special Publication 4, 393 p.

Courtney, D.L., J.N. Ianelli, D.H. Hanselman, and J. Heifetz. 2007. Extending statistical age-structured assessment approaches to Gulf of Alaska rockfish (Sebastes spp.). In Heifetz, J., DiCosimo J., Gharrett, A.J., Love, M.S, O'Connell, V.M, and Stanley, R.D. (eds.). Biology, Assessment, and Management of North Pacific Rockfishes. Alaska Sea Grant, University of Alaska Fairbanks. pp 429‑449.

Hanselman, D., P.D. Spencer, S.K. Shotwell, and R.R. Reuter. 2007. Localized depletion of three Alaskan rockfish species. Proceedings of the 23rd Lowell Wakefield Fisheries Symposium: Biology, Assessment, and Management of North Pacific Rockfishes.

Malecha, P.W., D.H. Hanselman, and J. Heifetz. 2007. Growth and mortality of rockfish (Scorpaenidae) from Alaskan waters. NOAA Tech. Memo. NMFS-AFSC-172. 61 p.

Spencer, P., D.H. Hanselman, and M. Dorn. 2007. The effect of maternal age of spawning on estimation of Fmsy for Alaska Pacific ocean perch. In Heifetz, J., DiCosimo J., Gharrett, A.J., Love, M.S, O'Connell, V.M, and Stanley, R.D. (eds.). Biology, Assessment, and Management of North Pacific Rockfishes. Alaska Sea Grant, University of Alaska Fairbanks. pp 513‑533.

Shotwell, S.K., M.D. Adkison, and D.H. Hanselman. 2005 . Accounting for climate variability in forecasting Alaskan chum salmon in data-limited situations. In: Kruse, G.H., V.F. Gallucci, D.E. Hay, R.I. Perry, R.M. Peterman, T.C. Shirley, P.D. Spencer, B. Wilson, and D. Woodby (eds.), Fisheries assessment and management in data-limited situations. Alaska Sea Grant College Program, University of Alaska Fairbanks.

Hanselman, D.H. 2004. Gulf of Alaska Pacific ocean perch: stock assessment, survey design and sampling. Ph.D. Thesis. University of Alaska Fairbanks, School of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences. 172 pp.

Hanselman, D.H., and Quinn II, T.J. 2004: Sampling rockfish populations: adaptive sampling and hydroacoustics. In Sampling rare or elusive species. Edited by W. Thompson, Island Press, Washington. pp. 271‑296.

Hanselman, D.H., T.J. Quinn II, C. Lunsford, J. Heifetz and D.M. Clausen. 2003. Applications in adaptive cluster sampling of Gulf of Alaska rockfish. Fish. Bull. 101(3): 501‑512.

Hanselman, D.H., T.J. Quinn, C. Lunsford, J. Heifetz, and D.M. Clausen. 2001. Spatial inferences of adaptive cluster sampling on Gulf of Alaska rockfi sh. In Spatial processes and management of marine populations, p. 303‑325. Univ. Alaska Sea Grant Program, Fairbanks, AK.

RECENT STOCK ASSESSMENTS

Hanselman, D.H., C. Lunsford, and C. Rodgveller. 2011. Assessment of the sablefish stock in Alaska. In Stock assessment and fishery evaluation report for the groundfish resources of the GOA and BS/AI. North Pacific Fishery Management Council, 605 W 4th Ave, Suite 306 Anchorage, AK 99501. pp. 307‑412.

Hanselman, D.H., S.K. Shotwell, P.J.F. Hulson, J. Heifetz, and J.N. Ianelli. 2011. Assessment of the Pacific ocean perch stock in the Gulf of Alaska. In Stock assessment and fishery evaluation report for the groundfish resources of the Gulf of Alaska. North Pacific Fishery Management Council, 605 W 4th Ave, Suite 306, Anchorage, AK 99501. pp. 821‑892.

Hulson, P.J.F., J. Heifetz, D.H. Hanselman, S.K. Shotwell, and J.N. Ianelli. 2011. Assessment of the northern rockfish stock in the Gulf of Alaska. In Stock assessment and fishery evaluation report for the groundfish resources of the Gulf of Alaska. North Pacific Fishery Management Council, 605 W 4th Ave, Suite 306, Anchorage, AK 99501. pp. 893‑970.

Lunsford, C., S.K. Shotwell, P.J.F. Hulson, and D.H. Hanselman. Assessment of the dusky rockfish stock in the Gulf of Alaska. In Stock assessment and fishery evaluation report for the groundfish resources of the Gulf of Alaska. North Pacific Fishery Management Council, 605 W 4th Ave, Suite 306, Anchorage, AK 99501. pp. 1009‑1104.

Shotwell, S.K., D.H. Hanselman, and D. Clausen. 2011. Assessment of the rougheye and blackspotted rockfish stock complex in the Gulf of Alaska. In Stock assessment and fishery evaluation report for the groundfish resources of the Gulf of Alaska. North Pacific Fishery Management Council, 605 W 4th Ave, Suite 306, Anchorage, AK 99501. pp. 1105‑1192.