Google Scholar Citations: Current H index = 12


Nelson, M.C., Hocking, M.D., Harding, J.D., Harding, J.M.S., and Reynolds, J.D. Accepted. Quantifying the effects of stream habitat on the abundance of breeding Pacific salmon. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences.

Hocking, M.D. and O’Regan, S.M. In Press. Carrion communities as indicators in fisheries, wildlife management and conservation. Chapter 22 In: Carrion ecology, evolution and their applications (M.E. Benbow, J. Tomberlin & A. Tarone Eds.)

Lagasse, C., Honka, L., Ou, W., Atlas, W., Hutton, C.N., Kotaska, J. and Hocking, M.D. 2014. Design considerations for community-based stream monitoring to detect changes in Pacific salmon habitats. Ecology and Society 19(4): 19. PDF

Swain, N.R., Hocking, M.D., Harding, J.N. and Reynolds, J.D. 2014. Effects of salmon on the diet and condition of stream resident sculpins. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 71: 521-532. PDF

Hocking, M.D., Dulvy, N.K., Reynolds, J.D., Ring, R.A., and Reimchen, T.E. 2013. Salmon subsidize an escape from a size spectrum. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London – Biological Sciences 280: 20122433. PDF

Hocking, M.D. and Reynolds, J.D. 2012. Nitrogen uptake by plants subsidized by Pacific salmon carcasses: a hierarchical experiment. Canadian Journal of Forest Research 42: 908-917. PDF

Hocking, M.D. and Reynolds, J.D. 2011. Impacts of salmon on riparian plant diversity. Science 331: 1609-1612. PDF

Darimont, C.T., Bryan, H.M., Carlson, S.M., Hocking, M.D., MacDuffee, M., Paquet, P.C., Price, M.H.H., Reimchen, T.E., Reynolds, J.D., and Wilmers, C.C. 2010. Salmon for terrestrial protected areas. Conservation Letters 3: 379-389. PDF

Hocking, M.D. and Reimchen, T.E. 2009. Salmon species, density and watershed size predicts the magnitude of marine enrichment to riparian food webs. Oikos 118: 1307-1318. PDF

Hocking, M.D., Ring, R.A., and Reimchen, T.E. 2009. The ecology of terrestrial invertebrates on Pacific salmon carcasses. Ecological Research 24: 1091-1100. PDF

Christie, K.S., Hocking, M.D., and Reimchen, T.E. 2008. Tracing salmon nutrients in riparian food webs: isotopic evidence in a ground-foraging passerine. Canadian Journal of Zoology 86: 1317-1323. PDF

Hocking, M.D., Darimont, C.T., Christie, K.S., and Reimchen, T.E. 2007. Niche variation in burying beetles associated with marine and terrestrial carrion. Canadian Journal of Zoology 85: 437-442. PDF

Hocking, M.D., and Reimchen, T.E. 2006. Consumption and distribution of salmon (Oncorhynchus spp.) nutrients and energy by terrestrial flies. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 63: 2076-2086. PDF

Hocking, M.D., Ring, R.A., and Reimchen, T.E. 2006. Burying beetle Nicrophorus investigator reproduction on Pacific salmon carcasses. Ecological Entomology 31: 5-12. PDF

Wilkinson, C.E., Hocking, M.D., and Reimchen, T.E. 2005. Uptake of salmon-derived nitrogen by mosses and liverworts in Coastal British Columbia. Oikos 108: 85-98. PDF

Mathewson, D.D., Hocking, M.D., and Reimchen, T.E. 2003. Nitrogen uptake in riparian plant communities across a sharp ecological boundary of salmon density. Biomedcentral Ecology 3:4. PDF

Reimchen, T.E., Mathewson, D., Hocking, M.D., Moran, J., and Harris, D. 2003. Isotopic evidence for enrichment of salmon-derived nutrients in vegetation, soil, and insects in riparian zones in coastal British Columbia. American Fisheries Society Symposium 34: 59-69. PDF

Hocking, M.D., and Reimchen, T.E. 2002. Salmon-derived nitrogen in terrestrial invertebrates from coniferous forests of the Pacific Northwest. Biomedcentral Ecology 2:4. PDF


Hurteau, L.A., Hocking, M.D., Reynolds, J.D. and Mooers, A.O. Salmon nutrients increase the phylogenetic dispersion of riparian flowering plant assemblages. Submitted to Ecology.

Schaefer, V.H., and Hocking, M.D. Detecting the threshold between ornamental landscapes and functional ecological communities: soil microarthropods as indicator species. Submitted to Urban Ecosystems.


Hocking, M.D., O’Regan, S.M., White Collings, R.P., Benner, J.P., Munro, H., Squires, K., Swain, N., and Lertzman, K. 2013. Ecosystem-based management in the Great Bear Rainforest: a knowledge summary for priority ecological questions and experimental watersheds design. Prepared for the Coast Forest Region, BC Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations. Hakai Network, Simon Fraser University. PDF

Hocking, M.D. 2013. Salmon Forests. BC Forest Professionals Magazine. July – August 2013. PDF

Spence, J.P., van Sebille, E. and Hocking, M.D. 2012. Modeling the fate of oil spilled within the confines of Hecate Strait. Letter of Comment Submission to the Enbridge Northern Gateway Joint Review Panel. PDF

Hocking, M.D. 2005. The Salmon Forest. Ph.D. Thesis, University of Victoria, Victoria, B.C. Canada PDF

Hocking, M.D. 2000. Salmon Nutrients in Forest Ecosystems: Leaf size, fluctuating asymmetry and fungal infections as a measure of nutrient availability for false lily-of-the-valley. In: Temperate Rainforest Ecology 2000, Bamfield Marine Station, Bamfield, B.C.

Hocking, M.D. 2000. The UVic Sustainability Project: Section 2.1.1 Campus Ecology. University of Victoria, Victoria, B.C. PDF

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