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NOAA Auke Bay Laboratories
Alaska Fisheries Science Center
17109 Point Lena Loop Rd
Juneau, AK 99801-8344
Phone: (907) 789-6054

Jonathan Heifetz Affiliate Faculty

Fisheries Ecology • Fisheries Population and Biometry • Fishery Management


  • NOAA
  • Ted Stevens Marine Research Institute


  • Ph.D. University of Alaska Fairbanks (Fisheries)
  • B.S. 1978 Emory University (Biology)
  • M.S. 1982 Humboldt State University (Fisheries)




Heifetz, J. 2002. Coral in Alaska: distribution, abundance and species associations. Hydrobiologia. 471: 19-28.

Heifetz, J., B.L. Wing, R.P. Stone, P.W. Malecha, and D.L. Courtney. 2005. Corals of the Aleutian Islands. Fish. Oceanogr.14 (suppl. 1):131-138.

Heifetz, J., R. P. Stone and S.K. Shotwell. 2009. Damage and disturbance to coral and sponge habitat of the Aleutian Archipelago. Mar. Ecol. Prog. Ser. 397:295-303.

Heifetz J, D. Woodby, J. Reynolds, and R.P. Stone. 2007. Deep sea coral distribution and habitat in the Aleutian Archipelago. North Pacific Research Board Final Report 304, 303p. Accessed 20 Feb 2009 http://doc.nprb.org/web/03_prjs/r0304_final.pdf

Heifetz, J. and T. J. Quinn II. 1998. Dynamics of a migratory fish population with applications to the management of sablefish. In F. Funk, T. J. Quinn II, J. Heifetz, J. N. Ianelli, J. E. Powers, J. F. Schweigert, P. J. Sullivan, C.-I. Zhang (eds.), Fishery stock assessment models. Alaska Sea Grant College Program, University of Alaska Fairbanks, AK-SG-98-01. 219-244.

Heifetz J. and N. Maloney. 2001. Estimation of tag reporting rates for sablefish in the northeastern Pacific Ocean. Alaska Fish. Res. Bull. 8: 1-11.

Heifetz, J., D. A. Anderl, N. E. Maloney, and T. L. Rutecki. 1999. Age validation and analysis of ageing error from marked and recaptured sablefish, Anoplopoma fimbria. Fish. Bull 97:256-263.

Heifetz, J., M. L. Murphy, and K V. Koski. 1986. Effects of logging on winter habitat of juvenile salmonids in Alaskan streams. N. Am. J. Fish. Manage. 5:302-308.

Heifetz, J., S. W. Johnson, K V. Koski, and M. L. Murphy. 1988. Migration timing, size, and salinity tolerance of sea-type sockeye salmon (Oncorhynchus nerka) in an Alaska estuary. Can. J. Fish. Aquat. Sci. 46:633-637.

Ackley D. R. and J. Heifetz. 2001. Fishing practices under maximum retainable bycatch rates in Alaska’s groundfish fisheries. Alaska Fish. Res. Bull. 8: 22-44.

Freese, L., P.J. Auster, J. Heifetz, and B.L. Wing. 1999. Effects of trawling on seafloor habitat and associated invertebrates in the Gulf of Alaska. Mar. Ecol. Prog. Ser. 182:119-126.

Fujioka, J. T., C. R. Lunsford, J. Heifetz, and D. M. Clausen. 2007. Stratification by echosounder signal to improve trawl survey precision for Pacific ocean perch, p. 473-492. In J. Heifetz, J. DiCosimo, A. J. Gharrett, M. S. Love, V. M. O'Connell, and R. D. Stanley (editors), Biology, Assessment, and Management of North Pacific Rockfishes. University of Alaska Sea Grant Program Report No. AK-SG-07-01, University of Alaska, Fairbanks.

Clausen, D. and J. Heifetz. 2002. The northern rockfish, Sebastes polyspinis, in Alaska: commercial fishery, distribution, and biology. Mar. Fish. Rev. 64(4): 1-28.

Palof, K. J., J. Heifetz, and A. J. Gharrett. 2011. Geographic structure in Alaskan Pacific ocean perch (Sebastes alutus) indicates limited lifetime dispersal. Mar. Biol. 158:779–792.
Date Entered: 2012-01-10

Reynolds, J. R., S. C. Rooney, J. Heifetz, H. G. Greene, B. L. Norcross, and S. K. Shotwell. 2012. Habitats and demersal fish communities in the vicinity of Albatross Bank, Gulf of Alaska, p. 539-553. In P. T. Harris and E. K. Baker (editors), Seafloor Geomorphology as Benthic Habitat. Elsevier.

Shotwell, S. K., J. Heifetz, D. L. Courtney, and H. G. Greene. 2008. Mapping marine benthic habitat in the Gulf of Alaska: Geological habitat, fish distributions, and fishing intensity, p. 349-368. In B. J. Todd and H. G. Greene (editors), Mapping the Seafloor for Habitat Characterization. Geol. Assoc. Canada. Spec. Paper 47