Adam Sepulveda's Publications

Wilcox, Taylor M., Kevin S. McKelvey, Michael K. Young, Adam J. Sepulveda, Bradley B. Shepard, Stephen F. Jane, Andrew R.Whiteley,Winsor H. Lowe, and Michael K. Schwartz. 2016. Understanding environmental DNA detection probabilities: A case study using a stream-dwelling char Salvelinus fontinalis. Biological Conservation 194: 209–216. doi:10.1016/j.biocon.2015.12.023

Sepulveda AJ, Tercek MT, Al-Chokhachy R, Ray AM, Thoma DP, Hossack BR, et al. (2015) The shifting Climate Portfolio of the Greater Yellowstone Area. PLoS ONE 10(12): e0145060. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0145060

Sepulveda, S. and Megan Layhee. 2015. Description of fall and winter movements of the introduced American bullfrog in a Montana pond. Herpetological Conservation and Biology. 10(3):978–984

Newton, J., A. Sepulveda, K. Sylvester, abd R. Thum. 2015. Potential utility of environmental DNA for early detection of Eurasian watermilfoil (Myriophyllum spicatum). J. Aquat. Plant Manage. 54: 46–49

Sepulveda, Adam J., Megan Layhee, Zachary A. Sutphin, and Juddson D. Sechrist. 2015. Evaluation of a Fine Sediment Removal Tool in Spring-fed and Snowmelt Driven Streams. Ecological Rest. 33:303-315

Layhee, Megan, Adam Sepulveda, Andrew Ray, Greg Mladenka, Lynn Van Every. 2015. Ecological relevance of current water quality assessment unit designations in impaired rivers. Science of The Total Environment. 536(1): 198–205.

Ray, A., A. Sepulveda, B. Hossack, D. Patla, and K. Legg. 2014. Using monitoring data to map amphibian breeding hotspots and describe wetland vulnerability in Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks. Park Science 31(1):112–117, 119.

Ray, A., A. Sepulveda, B. Hossack, D. Patla, and K. Legg. 2014. Environmental DNA: Can it improve our understanding of biodiversity on NPS lands? Park Science 31(1):118.

Sepulveda, A.J., M. Layhee, D. Stagliano, J. Chaffin, A. Begley, and B. Maxell. 2014. Invasion of American bullfrogs along the Yellowstone River. Aquatic Invasions.

Sepulveda, A. J., Rutz, D. S., Dupuis, A. W., Shields, P. A. and Dunker, K. J. (2014), Introduced northern pike consumption of salmonids in Southcentral Alaska. Ecology of Freshwater Fish. doi: 10.1111/eff.12164

Olson, D., A. Foster, D. Pilliod, A. Sepulveda and K. Honeycutt. Giants of the Pacific Northwest. 2014. Salamander News 5: 8-9.

Sepulveda, A.J., J. Sechrist, L.Marczak. 2014. Testing ecological tradeoffs of a new tool for removing fine sediment in a spring-fed stream. Ecological Restoration. 32(1): 68-77.

Abbey-Lambertz, M., A. Ray, M. Layhee, C. Densmore, A. Sepulveda, J. Gross, B. Watten. 2014. Suppressing invasive bullfrogs with carbon dioxide. Journal of Herpetology 48(1): 59-66.


Goldberg, C.S., A. Sepulveda, A. Ray, J. Baumgardt, and L. Waits. 2013. Environmental DNA as a new method for early detection of New Zealand mudsnails (Potamopyrgus antipodarum). Freshwater Science 32: 792-800.

Sepulveda, A.J., D.S. Rutz, S.S. Ivey, K.J. Dunker, and J. Gross. 2013. Introduced Northern pike predation on salmonids in Southcentral Alaska. Ecology of Freshwater Fish. 22: 268-279.


Sepulveda, A. J. and L. B. Marczak. 2012. Active dispersal of an aquatic invader determined by resource and flow conditions. Biological Invasions. 14(6) 1201-1209.

Sepulveda, A. J., Lowe, W. H. and Marra, P. P. 2012. Using stable isotopes to test for trophic niche partitioning: a case study with stream salamanders and fish. Freshwater Biology.

Sepulveda, Adam, Andrew Ray, Robert Al-Chokhachy, Clint Muhlfeld, Robert Gresswell, Jackson Gross and Jeff Kershner. 2012. Aquatic Invasive Species: Lessons from Cancer Research. American Scientist. 100 (234-242).


Sepulveda, Adam J. and Winsor H. Lowe. 2011. Coexistence in streams: do source–sink dynamics allow salamanders to persist with fish predators? Oecologia. 166:1043–1054. DOI 10.1007/s00442-011-1935-y


Mullen, L., H. Woods, M. Schwartz, A. Sepulveda, and W. Lowe. 2010. Scale-dependent genetic structure of the Idaho giant salamander (Dicamptodon aterrimus) in stream networks. Molecular Ecology 19: 898-909.


Sepulveda, A.J., W. Colyer, W. H. Lowe, and M. Vincent. 2009. Using stable isotope analysis to identify fluvial and resident Bonneville cutthroat trout in the Bear River watershed. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 66: 672-682.

Sepulveda, A.J. and W.H. Lowe. 2009. Influences of stream network connectivity and habitat quality on the distribution and abundance of Idaho Giant Salamanders, Dicamptodon aterrimus. Journal of Herpetology 43: 469-484.


Sepulveda, A.J. and W. Colyer. The importance of multiple life-history strategies to population persistence of Bonneville cutthroat trout in the Bear River watershed. Wild Trout IX, October 2007, West Yellowstone, MT.


Nislow, K.H., A.J. Sepulveda, C.L. Folt. 2004. Linking hydrologic regime
mechanistically to summer growth of age-0 Atlantic salmon. Transactions of American Fisheries Society 133: 79-88.