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Over the past number of years, I have contributed to or have written 25 papers. Most of the papers are related to fish farms, sea lice, viruses or salmon population dynamics.
Citation: Morton, A. B. and Symonds, H. K. 2002. Displacement of Orcinus orca (L.) by high amplitude sound in British Columbia, Canada ICES J. Mar. Sci. (2002) 59 (1): 71-80 doi:10.1006/jmsc.2001.1136
M. H. H. Price , A. Morton , J. G. Eriksson & J. P. Volpe (2013) Fish Processing Facilities: New Challenge to Marine Biosecurity in Canada, Journal of Aquatic Animal Health, 25:4, 290-294
Kibenge, M.J.T., Iwamoto, T., Wang, Y., Morton, A. Godoy, M.G., Kibenge, F.S.B. 2013. Whole-genome analysis of piscine reovirus (PRV) shows PRV represents a new genus in family Reoviridae and its genome segment S1 sequences group it into two separate sub-genotypes.
Frazer, N. L., Morton, A. and Krkosek, M. 2012. Critical thresholds in sea lice epidemics: evidence, sensitivity and subcritical estimation. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: online Jan 4.
Morton, A., Routledge, R., McConnell, A., Krkosek, M. 2011. Sea lice dispersion and salmon survival in relation to salmon farm activity in the Broughton Archipelago. ICES Journal of Marine Science. 68 pp 144-156
Krkosek, M, Connors, B. M., Ford, H. Peacock, S., Mages, P., Ford, J. S., Morton, A., Volpe, J. P. Hilborn, R. Dill, L. M. Lewis, M. A. 2011. Fish farms, parasites, and predators: Implications for salmon population dynamics. Ecological Applications 21:897–914
Krkosek, M., A. Morton, J. Volpe, & M.A. Lewis, 2009. Sea lice and salmon population dynamics: Effects of exposure time for migratory fish. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London Series B 272:689-696
Morton, A.B., Routledge, R. and Krkosek, M. 2008. Sea lice infestation of wild juvenile salmon and herring associated with fish farms off the east central coast of Vancouver Island, BC. North American Journal of Fisheries Management 28, 523-532.
Krkosek, M., Ford, J. S., Morton, A.B., Lele, S., & Lewis, M.A., 2008. Sea lice and pink salmon declines: A response to Brooks and Jones. Reviews in Fisheries Science. 16, 413-420.
Krkosek, M., Ford, J. S., Morton, A.B., Lele, S., & Lewis, M.A., 2008. Response to comment on 'Declining wild salmon populations in relation to parasites from farm salmon'. Science. 322, 1790- 1791.
Morton, A., R. Routledge, and M. Krkosek. 2008. Sea louse infestation in wild juvenile salmon and Pacific herring associated with fish farms off the east-central coast of Vancouver Island, British Columbia. North American Journal of Fisheries Management. Published online March 31, 2008.
Krkosek, M., J.S. Ford, A. Morton, S. Lele, R.A. Myers, and M.A. Lewis. 2007. Declining Wild Salmon Populations in Relation to Parasites from Farm Salmon. Science 14 December 2007: Vol. 318. no. 5857, pp. 1772 - 1775. DOI: 10.1126/science.1148744
Krkosek, M., Lewis, M. A., Volpe, J.P. and Morton, A.B.. 2006. Fish Farms and Sea Lice Infestations of Wild Juvenile Salmon in the Broughton Archipelago—A Rebuttal to Brooks (2005). Reviews in Fisheries Science, 14: 1-11
Krkosek, M., M.A. Lewis, A. Morton, L.N. Frazer, and J.P. Volpe. 2006. Epizootics of wild fish induced by farm fish. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. PNAS published October 4, 2006, 10.1073/pnas.0603525103
Morton, A.B. and Williams, R. 2006. Response of the Sea Louse Lepeophtheirus salmonis infestation levels on juvenile wild Pink, Oncorhynchus gorbuscha, and Chum, O. keta, salmon, to arrival of parasitized wild adult salmon. Canadian Field Naturalist. 120:2
Morton, A., and R.D. Routledge. 2006. Fulton's Condition Factor: Is it a valid measure of sea lice impact on juvenile salmon? North American Journal of Fisheries Management 26:56-62.
Morton, A.B., and Routledge, R. 2005. Mortality rates for juvenile pink Oncorhynchus gorbuscha and chum O. keta salmon infested with sea lice Lepeophtheirus salmonis in the Broughton Archipelago. Alaska Fishery Research Bulletin 11(2):146-152.
Krkosek, M., A. Morton, and J.P. Volpe. 2005. Nonlethal assessment of juvenile pink and chum salmon for parasitic sea lice infections and fish health. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society 134(3):711-716.
Morton, A., R.D. Routledge, and R. Williams. 2005. Temporal patterns of sea louse infestation on wild pacific salmon in relation to the fallowing of Atlantic salmon farms. North American Journal of Fisheries Management 25(3):811-821.
Blaylock, R. B. Overstreet, R.M. and Morton, A.B. 2005 The pathogenic copepod Phrixocephalus cincinnatus (Copepoda: Pennellidae) in the eye of arrowtooth flounder, Atherestes stomias, and rex sole, Glyptocephalus zachirus, from British Columbia. The European Association of Fish Pathologists, 25: 116-123.
Morton, A., R. Routledge, C. Peet, and A. Ladwig. 2004. Sea lice (Lepeophtheirus salmonis) infection rates on juvenile pink (Oncorhynchus gorbuscha) and chum (Oncorhynchus keta) salmon in the nearshore marine environment of British Columbia, Canada. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 61(2):147-157.
Morton, A.B., and Williams R . 2003 Infestation of the sea louse Lepeophtheirus salmonis (Krøyer) on juvenile pink salmon Oncorhynchus gorbuscha (Walbaum) in British Columbia, Canadian Field Naturalist, 117: 634-641
Morton, A.B. and J. Volpe. 2002. A Description of Escaped Farmed Atlantic Salmon Salmo salar Captures and Their Characteristics in One Pacific Salmon Fishery Area in British Columbia, Canada, in 2000. Alaska Fisheries Research Bulletin Vol. 9(2):102-110.
Ford, J.K.B., G. Ellis, L. Barret-Lennard, A.B. Morton, R. Palm and K.C. Balcomb. 1998. Dietary specialization in two sympatric populations of killer whales (Orcinus orca) in coastal British Columbia and adjacent waters. Canadian Journal of Zoology 76(8): 456-1471.