Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Units Program: Wisconsin Fishery
Education, Research and Technical Assistance for Managing Our Natural Resources

Wisconsin Fishery Staff Member


Dr. Michael A Bozek

Unit Leader
Phone: (715) 346 - 4023
Email: mbozek@uwsp.edu

Education

  • Ph D University of Wyoming-Laramie 1990
  • MS University of Nevada-Las Vegas 1984
  • BS University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point 1981
Research Publications Publication Date
Stepenuck, K. F., R. L. Crunkilton, M. A. Bozek, L. Wang. IN PRESS. Comparison of macroinvertebrate-derived stream quality metrics between snag and riffle habitats. Journal of American Water Resources 44(3): 670-678. 2008-06-30
Sonsthagen, S., R. Rosenfield, R. Murphy, A. Stewart, W. Stout, T. Driscoll, M.A. Bozek, B.L. Sloss, and S. Talbot. 2012. Genetic and morphological divergence among Cooper’s hawk populations breeding in north-central and western North America. The Auk 129:427-437. | Abstract 2012-07-31
Saunders, R., M. A Bozek, C. J. Edwards, and M. J. Jennings, and S. P Newman. 2002. Habitat features affecting smallmouth bass nesting success in four northern Wisconsin lakes. Pages 119-130 in: M. S. Ridgway and D. P. Philipp, eds. Black bass: ecology, conservation, and management. American Fisheries Society Special Publication. Bethesda, Maryland. 2002-10-31
Sass, L.L., M.A. Bozek, J.A. Hauxwell, K. Wagner, S. Knight. 2010. The response of aquatic macrophytes to human perturbations in the watersheds of Wisconsin lakes, U.S.A. Aquatic Botany 93: 1-8. 2010-07-31
Rosenfield, R.N., S.J. Taft, W.E. Stout, T.G. Driscoll, D.L. Evans, and M.A. Bozek. 2009. Low prevalence of Trichomonas gallinae in urban and migratory cooper’s hawks in north central North America. Wilson Journal of Ornithology 121:641-644. 2009-10-31
Rosenfield, R.N., L.J. Rosenfield, J. Bielefeldt, R.K. Murphy, A.C. Stewart, W.E. Stout, T.G. Driscoll, and M.A. Bozek. 2010. Comparative morphology of northern populations of breeding cooper’s hawks. The Condor 112: 347-355. 2010-05-31
Rosenfield, R.N., J. Bielefeldt, L.J. Rosenfield, T.L. Booms, and M.A. Bozek. 2009. Survival rates and lifetime reproduction in breeding male cooper’s hawks in Wisconsin, 1980-2005. Wilson Journal of Ornithology 121: 610-617. 2009-10-31
Rosenfield, R. N., T. G. Driscoll, R. P. Franckowiak, L. J. Rosenfield, B. L. Sloss, and M. A. Bozek. 2007. Genetic analysis confirms first record of polygyny in Cooper's Hawks. Journal of Raptor Research 41:230-234. 2007-09-30
Rosenfield, R. N., J. Bielefeldt, L. J. Rosenfield, A. C. Stewart, R. K. Murphy, D. A. Grosshuesch, and M. A. Bozek. 2003. Comparative relationships among eye color, age, and sex in three North American populations of Cooper's hawks. Wilson Bulletin 115(3):225-230. 2003-10-31
Rosenfield, R. N., J. Bielefeldt, L. J. Rosenfield, A. C. Steware, M. P. Nenneman, R. K. Murphy, and M. A. Bozek. 2007. Variation in reproductive indices in three populations of cooper?s hawks. Wilson Journal of Ornithology. 119:181-188. 2006-09-30
Raabe, J. K., and M. A. Bozek. 2012. Quantity, structure, and habitat selection of natural spawning reefs by walleye in a north temperate lake; a multiscale analysis. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society 141:1097-1108. | Abstract | Publisher Website 2012-07-31
Quinn, J., M. Bozek, D. Brosnan, H. Jager, and D. Secor. 2005. Independent Science Review of the Pallid Sturgeon Assessment Program: Sustainable Ecosystems Institute. Portland, Oregon. 80 p. 2005-02-28
Probst, J. R., D. M. Donner, and M. A. Bozek. 2007. Continuous, age-related plumage variation in male Kirtland?s Warblers. Journal of Field Ornithology. 78(1)100-108. 2006-11-30
Picard, C. R., M. A. Bozek, and W. T. Momot. 2003. Effectiveness of using summer thermal indices to classify brook trout streams in northern Ontario. North American Journal of Fisheries Management. 23:206-215. 2003-09-30
Niemuth, N., M. A. Bozek, and N. F. Payne. 2004. Management concerns of intermountain-west palustrine habitats. Pages 154-184 in M. C. McKinstry, W. A. Hubert, and S. H. Anderson, (editors), Wetland and Riparian areas of the Intermountain West: Ecology and Management. University of Texas Press, Austin. 330 pp. 2004-04-30
Newbrey, M. G., and M. A. Bozek. 2003. Age, growth, and mortality of Joffrichthys triangulpterus (Teleostei: Osteoglossidae) from the Paleocene Sentinel Butte Formation, North Dakota, USA. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 23(3):494-500. 2003-09-30
Newbrey, M. G., and M. A. Bozek. 2000. A New Species of Joffrichthys (Teleostei: Osteoglossidae) from the Sentinel Butte Formation, (Paleocene) of North Dakota, USA. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 20:6-14. 2000-01-31
Newbrey, M. G., M. A, Bozek, M. J. Jennings, and J. Cook. 2005. Branching complexity and morphological characteristics of coarse woody structure as lacustrine fish habitat. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 62: 3010-3023. 2005-09-30
Newbrey, J. L., M. A. Bozek, and N. D. Niemuth. 2005. Effects of lake characteristics and human disturbance on the presence of piscivorous birds in northern Wisconsin, U. S. A. Waterbirds 28(4): 478-486. 2005-10-31
Nate, N. A., M. A. Bozek, M. J. Hansen, and S. W. Hewett. 2001. Variation of adult walleye abundance in relation to recruitment and limnological variables in northern Wisconsin lakes. North American Journal of Fisheries Management 21: 441-447. 2001-01-31
Nate, N. A., M. A. Bozek, M. J. Hansen, and S. W. Hewett. 2000. Variation in walleye abundance with lake surface area and recruitment source. North American Journal of Fisheries Management 20:107-114. 2000-01-31
Nate, N. A., M. A. Bozek, M. J. Hansen, C. W. Ramm, M. T. Bremigan, and S. W. Hewett. 2003. Predicting the occurence and success of walleye populations from physical and biological features of northern Wisconsin lakes. North American Journal of Fisheries Management 12:1206-1213. 2003-10-31
Meehan, T. D., R. N. Rosenfield, V. N. Atudorei, J. Bielefeldt, L. J. Rosenfield, A. C. Stewart, W. E. Stout, and M. A. Bozek. 2003. Variation in hydrogen stable-isotope ratios between and nestling cooper's hawks. Condor 105:567:572. 2003-03-31
Klumb, R. A., M. A. Bozek, and R. V. Frie. 1999. Proportionality of body to scale growth: validation of two back-calculation models with individually-tagged and recaptured smallmouth bass and walleye. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society 128:815-831. 1999-11-30
Klumb, R. A., M. A. Bozek, R. V. Frie. 2001. Validation of three back-calculation models by using multiple oxytetracycline marks formed in the otoliths and scales of bluegill x green sunfish hybrids. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 58: 352-364. 2001-01-31
Jester, L., M. A. Bozek, D. R. Helsel, and S. P. Sheldon. 2001 Euhrychiopsis lecontei distribution, abundance, and experimental augmentation for Eurasian watermilfoil in Wisconsin lakes. Journal of Aquatic Plant Management 38: 88-97. 2001-01-31
Jennings, M. J., G. R. Hatzenbeler, M. A. Bozek, and C. E. Edwards. 2009. Natural and human influences on fish species richness in small north temperate lakes: Implications for bioassessment. Journal of Freshwater Ecology 24:7-18. 2009-03-31
Jennings, M. J., E. E. Edwards, G. R. Hatzenbeler, C. E. Edwards, and M. A. Bozek. 2003. Is littoral habitat affected by residential development and land-use changes in watersheds of Wisconsin lakes? Lake and Reservoir Management 19 (3):272-279. 2003-12-31
Hatzenbeler, G. R., M. A. Bozek, and M. J. Jennings. 2000. Seasonal variation in fish assemblages structure and habitat structure in the nearshore littoral zone of north temperate lakes. North American Journal of Fish Management 20:360-368. 2000-01-31
Frey, A. P., M. A Bozek, C. Edwards, and S. Newman. 2003. Diet overlap and predation between smallmouth bass and walleye in a north temperate lake. Journal of Freshwater Ecology 18:43-54. 2003-03-31
Franckowiak, R. P., B. L. Sloss, M. A. Bozek, S. P. Newman. 2009. Temporal effective size estimates of a managed walleye Sander vitreus population and implications for genetic-based management. Journal of Fish Biology 74: 1086-1103. 2009-04-30
DonnerWright, D. M., M. A. Bozek, J. R. Probst, and E. M. Anderson. 1999. Responses of the turtle assemblage to environmental gradients in the St. Croix River in Minnesota and Wisconsin, USA. Canadian Journal of Zoology 77:989-1000. 1999-11-30
Catalano, M. J., M. A. Bozek, and T. D. Pellett. 2007. Effects of dam removal on fish assemlage structure and spatial distributions in the Baraboo River, Wisconsin. North American Journal of Fisheries Management. 27:519-530. 2007-04-30
Brown, P.J., and M.A.Bozek. 2010. Habitat selection and abundance of young-of-year smallmouth bass (Micropterus dolomieu) in north temperate lakes. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society 139: 1247-1260. | Abstract 2010-07-31
Brown, P.J., and M.A. Bozek. 2010. Anomalous spawning of smallmouth bass in Nebish Lake, Wisconsin: implications for early spawning and over-winter survival hypotheses. Journal of Freshwater Ecology 25: 169-177. 2010-06-30
Bozek, M.A., T.J. Haxton, and J.K. Raabe. 2011. Walleye and sauger habitat. Pages 133-197 in B.A. Barton, editor. Biology, Management, and Culture of Walleye and Sauger. American Fisheries Society, Bethesda, Maryland. 2011-06-30
Bozek, M.A., D.A. Baccante, N.P. Lester. 2011. Walleye and sauger life history. Pages 233-301 in B.A. Barton, editor. Biology, Management, and Culture of Walleye and Sauger. American Fisheries Society, Bethesda, Maryland. 2011-06-30
Bozek, M. A. 2001. A second life for trees in lakes: as useful in water as they were on land. Lakeline 21: 26-30. 2001-06-30
Bozek, M. A, P. H. Short, C. J. Edwards, M. J. Jennings, and S. P. Newman. 2002. Habitat selection of nesting smallmouth bass (Micropterus dolomieu dolomieu) in two north temperate lakes. Pages 131-144 in: M. S. Ridgway and D. P. Philipp, eds. Black bass: ecology, conservation, and management. American Fisheries Society Special Publication. Bethesda, Maryland. 2002-10-31
Presentations Presentation Date
Hammen, J.J., B.L. Sloss, and M.A. Bozek. December 2008. Genetic spatial analysis of naturally recruiting walleye populations in Wisconsin. 69th Annual Midwest Fish and Wildlife Conference Columbus, Ohio. 2008-12-08
Technical Publications Publication Date
Williamson, C.W., and M.A. Bozek. 2006. Tournament-associated mortality and the effects of culling in Wisconsin black bass (Micropterus spp.) tournaments. Final Report to Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources. 67pp. 2006-12-31
Stephens, T. and M. A. Bozek. 2000. Effects of riparian management on stream channel structure and fish communities. Wisconsin Cooperative Fishery Research Unit. Agricultural Ecosystems Research Group Annual Winter Meeting. Madison, Wisconsin. 2000-01-31
Saunders, R., M. A. Bozek, A. Frey, P. Short, C. Edwards, and S. Newman. 2000. An evaluation of changes in population size, size structure, and habitat use of smallmouth bass in lakes at the Dairymen's Country Club. Wisconsin Cooperative Fishery Research Unit. Dairymen's Incorporated. Boulder Junction, Wisconsin. 2000-01-31
Newbrey, M.G., M.A. Bozek, and C.J. Edwards. 2006. Effects of stream barriers as impediments to warmwater fish movement with an emphasis on culverts and siltation: An annotated bibliography. Final report to North Central Research Station U.S. Forest Service Grand Rapids, Minnesota. 52 p. 2006-01-31
Newbrey, M.G., M.A. Bozek, and C.J. Edwards. 2001. Effects of stream barriers as impediments to warmwater fish movement with an emphasis on culverts and siltation: an annotated bibliography. 52 p. 2001-11-30
Neuswanger, D., and M.A. Bozek. 2004. Preliminary assessment of effects of rock habitat projects on walleye reproduction in 20 northern Wisconsin lakes: a summary of case histories as of March 2004. Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources, Northern Region Survey Report. 12p. 2004-04-30
Meehan, T.D., R.N. Rosenfield, V.N. Atudorei, J.Bielefeldt, L.J. Rosenfield, A.C. Stewart, W.E. Stout, and M.A. Bozek. 2003. Variation in hydrogen stable-isotope ratios between nestling cooper's hawks. Condor 105:567:572. 2003-07-31
Jahns, W. and M.A. Bozek. 2000. Upper Wisconsin basin inland lake trout management plan-2000. 12p. 2000-01-31
Bozek, M.A. and M.L. Goerlitz. 2002. Guidelines for evaluating habitat in the littoral zone of Wisconsin's inland lakes. Final Report to the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources. 2002-07-31
Bozek, M.A. 2004. Book Review for Integrative Studies in Water Management and Land Development. Boreal Shield Watershed: Lake Trout Ecosystems in a Changing Environment. By: J.M. Gunn, R.J. Steedman, and R.A. Ryder. CRC Press LLC. 2004. 501 p. 2004-01-31
Bozek, M.A. 2001. Book Review for Transactions of the American Fisheries Society. Restoring life in running waters: better biological monitoring. By: J.R. Karr and E.W. Chu. Island Press. Washington. D.C. 1999. 206 pages. 2001-01-31