Publications

Heerhartz, S.M., and J.D. Toft. In Press. Movement patterns and feeding behavior of juvenile salmon (Oncorhynchus spp.) along armored and unarmored estuarine shorelines. Environmental Biology of Fishes.

Toft, J.D., J.R. Cordell, and E.A. Armbrust. In Press. Shoreline armoring impacts and beach restoration effectiveness vary with elevation. Northwest Science.

Munsch, S.H., J.R. Cordell, J.D. Toft, and E.E. Morgan. 2014. Effects of seawalls and piers on fish assemblages and juvenile salmon feeding behavior. North American Journal of Fisheries Management 34:814-827.

Heerhartz, S.M., M.N. Dethier, J.D. Toft, J.R. Cordell, and A.S. Ogston. 2014. Effects of shoreline armoring on beach wrack subsidies to the nearshore ecotone in an estuarine fjord. Estuaries and Coasts 37:1256-1268.

Howe, E.R., C.A. Simenstad, J.D. Toft, J.R. Cordell, and S.M. Bollens. 2014. Macroinvertebrate prey availability and fish diet selectivity in relation to environmental variables in natural and restoring North San Francisco Bay tidal marsh channels. San Francisco Estuary and Watershed Science 12(1).

Toft, J.D., A.S. Ogston, S.M. Heerhartz, J.R. Cordell, and E.E. Flemer. 2013. Ecological response and physical stability of habitat enhancements along an urban armored shoreline. Ecological Engineering 57: 97-108.

Cordell, J.R., Levy, C., and J.D. Toft. 2013. Ecological implications of invasive tunicates associated with artificial structures in Puget Sound, Washington, USA. Biological Invasions 15:1303-1318.

Toft, J., J. Cordell, C. Levy, E. Morgan, and E. Armbrust. 2013. Salmon Bay Natural Area: Restoration Aquatic Monitoring. Technical report, School of Aquatic and Fishery Sciences, University of Washington. Prepared for Seattle Public Utilities, City of Seattle. 31 pp.

Toft, J., A. Ogston, J. Cordell, E. Armbrust, C. Levy, and E. Morgan. 2012. Olympic Sculpture Park: Year 5 Monitoring of Shoreline Enhancements. Technical report, School of Aquatic and Fishery Sciences, University of Washington. Prepared for Seattle Public Utilities, City of Seattle. 89 pp.

Cereghino, P., J. Toft, C. Simenstad, E. Iverson, S. Campbell, C. Behrens, J. Burke. 2012. Strategies for nearshore protection and restoration in Puget Sound. Puget Sound Nearshore Report No. 2012-01. Published by Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife, Olympia, Washington, and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Seattle, Washington.

Morley, S. A., J. D. Toft, K. Hanson. 2012. Ecological effects of shoreline armoring on intertidal habitats of a Puget Sound urban estuary. Estuaries and Coasts 35:774-784

Huffman, R.L., Wagner, R.J., Toft, J., Cordell, J., DeWild, J.F., Dinicola, R.S., Aiken, G.R., Krabbenhoft, D.P., Marvin-DiPasquale, M., Stewart, A.R., Moran, P.W., and Paulson, A.J., 2012, Mercury species and other selected constituent concentrations in water, sediment, and biota of Sinclair Inlet, Kitsap County, Washington, 2007–10: U.S. Geological Survey Data Series 658, 64 p.

Simenstad, C.A., M. Ramirez, J. Burke, M. Logsdon, H. Shipman, C. Tanner, J. Toft, B. Craig, C. Davis, J. Fung, P. Bloch, K. Fresh, D. Myers, E. Iverson, A. Bailey, P. Schlenger, C. Kiblinger, P. Myre, W. Gerstel, and A. MacLennan. 2011. Historical Change of Puget Sound Shorelines: Puget Sound Nearshore Ecosystem Project Change Analysis. Puget Sound Nearshore Report No. 2011-01. Published by Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife, Olympia, Washington, and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Seattle, Washington.

G.O. Maier, J.D. Toft, and C.A Simenstad. 2011. Variability in isotopic (13C, 15N, 34S) composition of organic matter contributing to detritus-based food webs of the Columbia River Estuary. Northwest Science 85:41-54.

Cordell, J.R., J.D. Toft, A. Gray, G.T. Ruggerone, and M. Cooksey. 2011. Functions of restored wetlands for juvenile salmon in an industrialized estuary. Ecological Engineering 37: 343-353.

Toft, J.D. 2011. Benthic macroinvertebrate monitoring at Seahurst Park 2010: year 5 post-restoration of south seawall removal and baseline for north seawall removal. Technical report SAFS-UW-1102, School of Aquatic and Fishery Sciences, University of Washington. Prepared for the City of Burien. 33 pp.

Toft, J.D., J.R. Cordell, S.M. Heerhartz, E.A. Armbrust, and C.A. Simenstad. 2010. Fish and invertebrate response to shoreline armoring and restoration in Puget Sound. In Shipman, H., Dethier, M.N., Gelfenbaum, G., Fresh, K.L., and Dinicola, R.S., eds., 2010, Puget Sound Shorelines and the Impacts of Armoring— - Proceedings of a State of the Science Workshop, May 2009: U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Report 2010–5254, p. 161-170.

Toft, J., A. Ogston, S. Heerhartz, J. Cordell, E. Armbrust, and C. Levy. 2010. Olympic Sculpture Park: Year 3 Monitoring of Shoreline Enhancements. Technical report SAFS-UW-1002, School of Aquatic and Fishery Sciences, University of Washington. Prepared for Seattle Public Utilities, City of Seattle. 110 pp.

Ono, K., C.A. Simenstad, J.D. Toft, S.L. Southard, K.L. Sobocinski, and A. Borde. 2010. Assessing and Mitigating Dock Shading Impacts on the Behavior of Juvenile Pacific Salmon (Oncorhynchus spp.): Can Artificial Light Mitigate the Effects? WSDOT Research Report. 94 pp.

Armbrust, E., J. Toft, and J. Cordell. 2009. Evaluation of Selected Corps of Engineers Ecological Restoration Projects in the Central Puget Sound Region, 2009. Prepared for USACE. 67 pp.

Toft, J.D. 2009. Benthic macroinvertebrate monitoring at Seahurst Park 2008, year 3 post-restoration of seawall removal. Technical report SAFS-UW-0903, School of Aquatic and Fishery Sciences, University of Washington. Prepared for the City of Burien. 22 pp.

Toft, J., S. Heerhartz, J. Cordell, E. Armbrust, A. Ogston, and E. Flemer. 2009. Olympic Sculpture Park: Year 2 Fish, Epibenthos, and Physical Monitoring Including Additional Beaches. Technical report SAFS-UW-0902, School of Aquatic and Fishery Sciences, University of Washington. Prepared for Seattle Public Utilities, City of Seattle. 51 pp.

Cordell, J.R., J. Toft, and E. Armbrust. 2008. 2007 Invertebrate Monitoring at Duwamish Waterway Restoration Sites: Hamm Creek, Herring’s House, Northwind’s Weir, and Kenco Marine. Prepared for the United States Fish and Wildlife Service. 32 pp.

Cordell, J.R., J. Toft, and E. Armbrust. 2008. Fish and Invertebrates at a Wetland Restoration Site in the Duwamish River Estuary, Seattle, Washington. Prepared for the Port of Seattle. 53 pp.

Armbrust, E., J.R. Cordell, A. Cummins, and J. Toft. 2008. Inspection of Corps of Engineers Ecological Restoration Projects in the Puget Sound Region, 2008. Prepared for USACE. 112 pp.

Toft, J., J. Cordell, S. Heerhartz, E. Armbrust, A. Ogston, and E. Flemer. 2008. Olympic Sculpture Park: Results from Year 1 Post-construction Monitoring of Shoreline Habitats. Technical Report SAFS-UW-0801, School of Aquatic and Fishery Sciences, University of Washington. Prepared for Seattle Public Utilities, City of Seattle. 113 pp.

Simenstad, C.A., R.J. Garono, T. Labbe, A.C. Mortimer, R. Robinson, C. Weller, S. Todd, J. Toft, J. Burke, D. Finlayson, J. Coyle, M. Logsdon, and C. Russell. 2008. Assessment of Intertidal Eelgrass Habitat Landscapes for Threatened Salmon in the Hood Canal and Eastern Strait of Juan de Fuca, Washington State. Technical Report 08-01, Point No Point Treaty Council, 7999 N.E. Salish Lane, Kingston, WA 98346. 152 pp.

Cordell, J.R., J. Toft, E. Armbrust, and S. Heerhartz. 2007. 2006 fish and invertebrate monitoring at Turning Basin Number Three. Technical report prepared for Port of Seattle. 43 pp.

Toft, J.D., J.R. Cordell, C.A. Simenstad, and L.A. Stamatiou. 2007. Fish distribution, abundance, and behavior along city shoreline types in Puget Sound. North American Journal of Fisheries Management 27: 465-480.

Toft, J.D. 2007. Benthic macroinvertebrate monitoring at Seahurst Park 2006, post-construction of seawall removal. Technical Report SAFS-UW-0702, School of Aquatic and Fishery Sciences, University of Washington. Prepared for City of Burien. 40 pp.

Cordell, J.R., J. Toft, S. Heerhartz, E. Armbrust, and M. Cooksey. 2007. 2004 and 2005 fish and invertebrate monitoring at Turning Basin Number Three. Technical report prepared for Port of Seattle. 52 pp.

Cordell, J.R., J. Toft, S. Heerhartz, and E. Armbrust. 2006. 2005 invertebrate monitoring at Duwamish Waterway restoration sites: Hamm Creek, Herring’s House, and Northwind’s Weir. Technical report prepared for United States Fish and Wildlife Service. 52 pp.

Tomikawa, K., H. Morino, J. Toft, and S.F. Mawatari. 2006. A revision of Eogammarus Birstein, 1933 (Crustacea, Amphipoda, Anisogammaridae), with a description of a new species. Journal of Natural History 40: 1083-1148.

Southard, S.L., R.M. Thom, G.D. Williams, J.D. Toft, C.W. May, G.A. McMichael, J.A. Vucelick, J.T. Newell, and J.A. Southard. 2006. Impacts of ferry terminals on juvenile salmon movement along Puget Sound shorelines. Battelle Memorial Institute technical report prepared for WSDOT. 84 pp.

Toft, J.D., and J. Cordell. 2006. Olympic Sculpture Park: results from pre-construction biological monitoring of shoreline habitats. Technical Report SAFS-UW-0601, School of Aquatic and Fishery Sciences, University of Washington. Prepared for Seattle Public Utilities, City of Seattle. 36 pp.

Cordell, J., J. Toft, M. Cooksey, and A. Gray. 2006. 2005 Juvenile Chinook Duwamish River Studies, Study 2: fish assemblages and patterns of Chinook salmon abundance, diet, and growth at restored sites in the Duwamish River. Technical report prepared for WRIA9. 53 pp.

Toft, J.D., J. Cordell, and B. Starkhouse. 2005. Salmon Bay Natural Area pre-restoration monitoring 2004. Technical Report SAFS-UW-0503, School of Aquatic and Fishery Sciences, University of Washington. Prepared for Seattle Public Utilities, City of Seattle. 29 pp.

Toft, J.D. 2005. Benthic macroinvertebrate monitoring at Seahurst Park 2004, pre-construction of seawall removal. Technical Report SAFS-UW-0502, School of Aquatic and Fishery Sciences, University of Washington. Prepared for City of Burien, City of Seattle. 18 pp.

Toft, J.D., C. Simenstad, J. Cordell, and L. Stamatiou. 2004. Fish distribution, abundance, and behavior at nearshore habitats along City of Seattle marine shorelines, with an emphasis on juvenile salmonids. Technical Report SAFS-UW-0401, School of Aquatic and Fishery Sciences, University of Washington. Prepared for Seattle Public Utilities, City of Seattle. 51 pp.

Toft, J.D., C.A. Simenstad, J.R. Cordell, and L.F. Grimaldo. 2003. The effects of introduced water hyacinth on habitat structure, invertebrate assemblages, and fish diets. Estuaries 26: 746-758.

Toft, J.D., C. Simenstad, C. Young, and L. Stamatiou. 2003. Inventory and mapping of City of Seattle shorelines along Lake Washington, the Ship Canal, and Shilshole Bay. Technical Report SAFS-UW-0302, School of Aquatic and Fishery Sciences, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington. Prepared for Seattle Public Utilities, City of Seattle. 33 pp.

Toft, J. D., C. Simenstad, J. Cordell, C. Young, and L. Stamatiou. 2003. Analysis of methods for sampling juvenile salmonids along City of Seattle marine shorelines. Technical Report SAFS-UW-0301, School of Aquatic and Fishery Sciences, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington. Prepared for Seattle Public Utilities, City of Seattle. 35 pp.

Simenstad, C., J. Toft, M. Haas, M. Koehler, J. Cordell, and K. Fresh. 2003. Lake Washington Ship Canal – Hiram Chittenden Locks – Shilshole Bay: Investigations of juvenile salmon passage and habitat utilization. Technical report to U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Seattle district. 45 pp.

Toft, J. D., J. R. Cordell, and W. C. Fields. 2002. New records of crustaceans (amphipoda, isopoda) in the Sacramento/San Joaquin Delta, California, and application of criteria for introduced species. Journal of Crustacean Biology 22:190-200.

Toft, J. D. 2001. Shoreline and dock modifications in Lake Washington. Technical Report SAFS-UW-0106, School of Aquatic and Fishery Sciences, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington. 21 pp.

Magniez, G., and J. Toft. 2000. Présence d’un Asellide épigé originaire d’Extrême-Orient en Californie. Bulletin mensuel de la Société Linnéenne de Lyon 69:127-132.

K. Wasson, B. Von Holle, J. Toft, and G. Ruiz. 2000. Detecting invasions of marine organisms: kamptozoan case histories. Biological Invasions 2:59-74.

Ruiz, G., S. Godwin, J. Toft, D. Smith, A. Hines, and J. Carlton. 1999. Ballast water transfer and management by U.S. navy vessels. Technical report to U.S. Department of Defense.

Simenstad, C., J. Toft, H. Higgins, J. Cordell, M. Orr, P. Williams, L. Grimaldo, Z. Hymanson, and D. Reed. 1999. Preliminary results from the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta breached levee wetland study (BREACH). IEP Newsletter 12:15-21.

Cohen, A., C. Mills, H. Berry, M. Wohnam, B. Bingham, B. Bookheim, J. Carlton, J. Chapman, J. Cordell, L. Harris, T. Klinger, A. Kohn, C. Lambert, G. Lambert, K. Li, D. Secord, and J. Toft. 1998. Puget Sound expedition: a rapid assessment survey of non-indigenous species in the shallow waters of Puget Sound. DNR Technical Report.

Toft, J.D., Hines, A.H., and G.M. Ruiz. 1995. Docks as shallow water refuge for juvenile blue crabs. Proceedings of the Second Annual Marine and Estuarine Shallow Water Science and Management Conference.