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  • Eberline, Ben, M.K. La Peyre, J.F. la Peyre and T. Soniat. 2010. Populationdynamics of the eastern oyster (Crassostrea virginica) in the northern Gulf of Mexico. International Conference on Shellfish Restoration. Charleston, SC NOv 2010
  • Eberline, B., J.F. La Peyre, T.M. Soniat and M.K. La Peyre 2011. Effects of prolonged freshwater exposure on eastern oyster (Crassostrea virginica) populations in a northern Gulf of Mexico estuary. National Shellfisheries Meeting, Baltimore, MD March 23-27.

  • Soniat, Thomas M., Mahdi Abdelguerfi, Eric N. Powell, John M. Klinck, Eileen E. Hofmann, Shengru Tu, Fareed Qaddoura, Janak Dahal, Paul Danos, Shashikiran Korepuri, Benjamin S. Eberline, Jerome F. La Peyre, Megan K. La Peyre, Keith B. Ibos, and Patrick Banks. 2011. Is Harvest from the Louisiana State Primary Seed Grounds Sustainable? What Numerical Modeling Might Resolve. Journal of Shellfish Research 30:554.
  • Eberline, B., J.F. La Peyre, T.M. Soniat, M.K. La Peyre. 2011. Prolonged freshwater exposure and its immediate and long-term effects on eastern oyster (Crassostrea virginica) populations in Breton Sound, Louisiana. American Fisheries Society Meeting, Sept. 6, 2011.

Current Staff

Federal Staff: 95

Masters Students: 239

Phd Students: 142

Post Docs: 53

University Staff: 240

5 Year Summary

Students graduated: 701

Scientific Publications: 1936

Presentations: 4260



  • Megan La PeyreCo-Principal Investigator
  • Ben EberlineStudent
  • Jerome La PeyrePrincipal Investigator

Funding Agencies

  • Louisiana Sea Grant


Cooperative Research Units Program Headquarters Cooperators

  1. U.S. Geological Survey