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Interactions of geoduck clam aquaculture operations with intertidal ecosystems in southern Puget Sound, Washington USA

Duration

January 2007 - December 2017

Narrative

Interactions of geoduck clam aquaculture operations with intertidal ecosystems in southern Puget Sound, Washington USA

Research Products and Activities

Peer Reviewed Publications

  • VanBlaricom, G.R., J.L. Eccles, J.D. Olden, and P.S. McDonald. 2015. Ecological effects of the harvest phase of geoduck clam (Panopea generosa Gould, 1850) aquaculture on infaunal communities in southern Puget Sound, Washington USA. Journal of Shellfish Research 34: 171-187.

Thesis

  • Price, Jennifer L. 2011. Quantifying the ecological impact of geoduck (Panopea generosa) aquaculture harvest practices on benthic infauna. Masters thesis, School of Aquatic and Fishery Sciences, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington USA.
  • McPeek, Kathleen C. 2013. Food web impacts of geoduck clam aquaculture practices in Puget Sound, Washington. Masters thesis, School of Aquatic and Fishery Sciences, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington USA.

Presentations

  • VanBlaricom, G.R., J.L. Price, K.C. McPeek, A.W.E. Galloway, J.R. Cordell, M.N. Dethier, D.A. Armstrong, and P. S. McDonald. 2012. Ecological consequences of geoduck aquaculture operations in southern Puget Sound: Conclusions emerging from a five-year study. South Sound Science Symposium, Washington Department of Ecology, Shelton, Washington, USA.
 

Current Staff

Federal Staff: 99

Masters Students: 225

Phd Students: 143

Post Docs: 53

University Staff: 247

5 Year Summary

Students graduated: 658

Scientific Publications: 1872

Presentations: 4186

 

Personnel

  • Glenn VanBlaricomPrincipal Investigator
  • P. Sean McDonaldCo-Principal Investigator
  • Julian D. OldenCo-Principal Investigator
  • Timothy E. EssingtonCo-Principal Investigator
  • David A. ArmstrongCo-Principal Investigator
  • Megan N. DethierNon-PI Collaborator
  • Jeffrey R. CordellNon-PI Collaborator
  • Jennifer PriceStudent
  • Kathleen McPeekStudent
  • Katherine ArmintroutStaff
  • Kristin ConnellyStaff
  • Brittany CummingsStaff
  • Julia EggersStaff
  • Ava FullerStaff
  • P. Frank StevickStaff
  • Chris HarveyCo-Principal Investigator
  • Bridgett E. FerrissNon-PI Collaborator
  • Reum JonathanNon-PI Collaborator

Funding Agencies

  • Department of Fisheries, Port Gamble S'Klallam Tribe, Point No Point Treaty Council
  • Royalty Research Fund, University of Washington, Seattle WA
  • Washington Department of Ecology
  • Washington Department of Natural Resources, Olympia WA
  • Washington Sea Grant College Program
  • Washington Sea Grant Program, University of Washington, Seattle WA

Links

Cooperative Research Units Program Headquarters Cooperators

  1. U.S. Geological Survey