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Journal Articles

Putman NF, Naisbett-Jones L, Ladak S, Stephenson J & Young KA. 2017. Response to Durif et al. Current Biology. 27 (18): pR1000-R1001. PDF

Naisbett-Jones L, Putman NF, Ladak S, Stephenson J & Young KA. 2017. A magnetic map leads juvenile European eels to the Gulf Stream. Current Biology 27:1236-1240.  PDF
All press coverage
Science coverage
NPR coverage
Durif et al.’s critical comment on our paper
Baltazar-Soares & Eizaguirre’s Dispatch feature

Stephenson JF, Young KA, Fox J, Cable J, Jokela J & Perkins SE. 2017. Host heterogeneity affects both parasite transmission to and fitness on subsequent hosts. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B. PDF

Weir LK, Kindsvater HK, Young KA & Reynolds, JD. 2016. Sneaker males affect fighter male body size and sexual size dimorphism in salmon. The American Naturalist 188:264-27. PDF AmNat feature

James J, Thomas JR, Ellis A, Young KA, England J & Cable J. 2016. Over-invasion in a freshwater ecosystem: newly introduced virile crayfish (Orconectes virilis) outcompete established invasive signal crayfish (Pacifastacus leniusculus). Marine and Freshwater Behaviour and Physiology 49:9-18. PDF

James J, Young KA, Vaughan IP, Slater FM & Cable J. 2015. Comparing the ecological impacts of native and invasive crayfish: could native species translocations do more harm than good? Oecologia 178:309-316. PDF

Selz OM, Lucek K, Young KA & Seehausen O. 2014. Relaxed trait covariance in interspecific cichlid hybrids predicts morphological diversity in adaptive radiations. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 27:11-24. PDF


Young KA. 2013. The balancing act of captive breeding programmes: salmon stocking and angler catch statistics. Fisheries Management and Ecology 20:434-444. PDF

Vanhaecke D, Garcia de Leaniz C, Gajardo G, Young KA, Sanzana J, Orellana G, Fowler D, Howes P & Consuegra S. 2012. DNA barcoding and microsatellites help species delimitation and hybrid identification in endangered galaxiid fishes. PLoS ONE 7:e32939. PDF

Vonlanthen P, Bittner D, Hudson AG, Young KA, Muller R, Lundsgaard-Hansen B, Roy D, DiPiazza S, Largiader CR & Seehausen O. 2012. Eutrophication causes speciation reversal in whitefish adaptive radiations. Nature 482:357-362. PDF Nature feature

Young KA
, Genner MJ, Haesler M & Joyce DA. 2010. Sequential female assessment drives complex sexual selection on bower shape in a cichlid fish. Evolution 64:2246-2263. PDF

Young KA, Dunham J, Stephenson J, Terreau A, Thailly A, Gajardo G & Garcia de Leaniz C. 2010. A trial of two trouts: comparing the impacts of rainbow and brown trout on a native galaxiid. Animal Conservation 13:399-410. PDF

Stelkens RB, Young KA & Seehausen O. 2010. The accumulation of reproductive incompatibilities in African cichlid fish. Evolution 64:617-633. PDF

Buschmann AH, Cabello F, Young KA, Carvajal J & Hernández-González MC. 2009. Salmon aquaculature and coastal ecosystem health in Chile: analysis of regulations, environmental impacts and bioremediation systems. Ocean and Coastal Management 52:243-249. PDF

Young KA, Genner MJ, Haesler M & Joyce DA. 2009. Hotshots, hotspots and female preference: exploring lek formation models with a bower building cichlid fish. Behavioral Ecology 20:609-615. PDF

Young KA, Maluza JW & Turner GH. 2009. Secondary contact during adaptive radiation: a community matrix for Lake Malawi cichlids. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 22:882-889. PDF

Young KA, Snoeks J & Seehausen O. 2009. Morphological diversity and the roles of chance, contingency and determinism during African cichlid radiations. PLoS ONE 4:e4740. PDF

Young KA, Stephenson J, Terreau A, Thailly A, Gajardo G & Garcia de Leaniz C. 2009. The diversity of juvenile exotic salmonids does not affect their competitive impact on a native galaxiid. Biological Invasions 11:1955-1961. PDF

Genner MJ, Young KA, Haesler M & Joyce DA. 2008. Indirect mate choice, direct mate choice, and species recognition: bower position and form in a lekking cichlid fish. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 21:1387-1396. PDF

Blankenhorn WU, Stillwell RC, Young KA, Fox CW & Ashton KG. 2006. When Rensch meets Bergmann: does sexual size dimorphism change systematically with latitude? Evolution 60:2004-2011. PDF


Young KA.
2005. Life history variation and allometry for sexual size dimorphism in Pacific salmon and trout. Proceedings of the Royal Society London B 272:167-172. PDF


Young KA
. 2004. Asymmetric competition, habitat selection and niche overlap in juvenile salmonids. Ecology 85:134-149. PDF

Day T & Young KA. 2004. Competitive and facilitative evolutionary diversification. BioScience 54:101-110. PDF

Fischer AH, Young KA & DeLellis RA. 2004. Incorporating pathologists’ criteria of malignancy into the evolutionary model for cancer development. Journal of Cellular Biochemistry 93:28-36. PDF

Young KA. 2003. Evolution of fighting behavior under asymmetric competition: an experimental test with juvenile salmonids. Behavioral Ecology 14:127-134. PDF

Young KA. 2001. Habitat diversity and species diversity: testing the competition hypothesis with juvenile salmonids. Oikos 95:87-93. PDF

Young KA. 2001. Defining units of conservation for intraspecific biodiversity: Reply to Dimmick et al. Conservation Biology 15:784-787. PDF

Gavin DG, McLachlan JS, Brubaker LB & Young KA. 2001. Post-glacial history of sub-alpine forests, Olympic Peninsula, Washington, USA. The Holocene 11:177-188. PDF

Young KA. 2000. Riparian zone protection in the Pacific Northwest: Who’s cutting what? Environmental Management 26:131-144. PDF

Young KA, Hinch SG & Northcote TG. 1999. Status of resident coastal cutthroat trout and their habitat twenty-five years after riparian logging. North American Journal of Fisheries Management 19:901-911. PDF

Young KA. 1999. Managing the decline of Pacific salmon: metapopulation theory and artificial recolonization as ecological mitigation. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 56:1700-1706. PDF

Young KA. 1999. Environmental correlates of male life history variation among coho salmon populations from two Oregon coastal basins. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society 128:1-16. PDF

Young KA & Schmitt J. 1995. Genetic variation and phenotypic plasticity of pollen release and capture height in Plantago lanceolata. Functional Ecology 9:724-733. PDF

Book Chapters

Young KA, Gaskell P, Jacklin T & Williams J. 2018. Trout management for the 21st century. Pages 735-769. In “Brown Trout: Biology, Ecology and Management”. Lobón-Cerviá J & Sanz N, editors. Wiley Blackwell. PDF

Young KA. 2004. Toward evolutionary management: lessons from salmonids. Pages 358-376 In “Evolution illuminated: salmon and their relatives”. Hendry AP & Stearns S, editors. Oxford University Press. PDF

Book Reviews

Young KA. 2011. Salmonid fisheries: freshwater habitat management. Journal of Fish Biology 79:558-559. PDF

Reports and Popular Press

Young KA. 2017. Approaches to minimizing unintended negative consequences to wild Atlantic salmon populations from hatchery and stocking activities. PDF

Young KA.  2017. Kicking the Habit. The Atlantic Salmon Journal. PDF

Young KA. 2014. The science and sociology of salmon stocking. Deveron Fisheries Board Newsletter.

Young KA, Adams C, Ferguson A, Garcia de Leaniz C, Gephard S, Metcalfe N, McGinnity P, Potter T, Reed T, Russell I, Stevens J & Verspoor E. 2014. A scientific consensus on salmon stocking. link to website

Young KA. 2014. Hydro-electric schemes. Nature of Wales 50:8-12.

Young KA. 2010. River restoration: getting connected. Lune River Trust Newsletter.