Improving the quality of intertidal substrate for oysters and other bivalves: a strategy for managing burrowing shrimp and enhancing habitat

Dr. David Armstrong, University of Washington

Peer-reviewed publications

Armstrong J, Armstrong D, Mathews S  1995.  Food habits of estuarine staghorn sculpin, Leptocottus armatus, with focus on consumption of juvenile Dungeness crab, Cancer magisterFishery Bulletin 93: 456-470.

Dumbauld BR, Armstrong DA, McDonald TL  1993.  Use of oyster shell to enhance intertidal habitat and mitigate loss of Dungeness crab (Cancer magister) caused by dredgingCanadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 50: 381-390.

Eggleston D, Armstrong D  1995.  Pre- and post-settlement determinants of estuarine Dungeness crab recruitmentEcological Monographs 65: 193-216.

Fernandez M, Armstrong D, Iribarne O  1993.  First cohort of young-of-the-year Dungeness crab, Cancer magister, reduces abundance of subsequent cohorts in intertidal shell habitatCanadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 50: 2100-2105.

Fernandez M, Armstrong D, Iribarne O  1993.  First cohort of young-of-the-year Dungeness crab, Cancer magister Dana and predation risk in intertidal habitatMarine Ecology Progress Series 92: 171-177.

Fernandez M, Armstrong D, Iribarne O  1994.  Ecdysial rhythms in megalopae and first instars of the Dungeness crab Cancer magisterMarine Biology 118: 611-615.

Dumbauld BR, Armstrong DA, Skalski JR  1997.  Efficacy of the pesticide carbaryl for thalassinid shrimp control in Washington State oyster (Crassostrea gigas, Thunberg 1793) aquaculture. Journal of Shellfish Research 16:503-518.

Dumbauld BR, Armstrong DA, Feldman KL  1996.  Life-history characteristics of two sympatric species of thalassinidean shrimps, Neotrypaea californiensis and Upogebia pugettensis with implications for oyster culture Journal of Crustacean Biology 16: 689-708.

Feldman KL, Armstrong DA, Eggleston DE, Dumbauld BR  1997.  Effects of substrate selection and post-settlement survival on recruitment success of the thalassinid shrimp, Neotrypaea californiensis, to intertidal shell and mud habitatsMarine Ecology Progress Series 150: 121-136.

Iribarne O, Armstrong D, Fernandez M  1992.  Ecological effects of adding bivalve shell to intertidal soft-bottom areas.  Northwest Environmental Journal 8: 153-154.

Iribarne O, Fernandez M, Armstrong D  1994.  Does space competition regulate density of juvenile Dungeness crab Cancer magister Dana in sheltered habitats?  Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 183: 259-271.

McMillan R, Armstrong D, Dinnel P  1995.  Comparison of intertidal habitat use and growth rates of two northern Puget Sound cohorts of 0+ age Dungeness crab, Cancer magisterEstuaries 18: 390-398.

Wainwright T, Armstrong D  1993.  Growth patterns in the Dungeness crab (Cancer magister Dana): synthesis of data and comparison of modelsJournal of Crustacean Biology 13: 36-50.

Wainwright T, Armstrong D, Dinnel PA, Orensanz JM, McGraw KA  1992.  Predicting effects of dredging on a crab population: an equivalent loss approachFisheries Bulletin 90: 171-182.

Published symposia proceedings

Armstrong D, Dinnel P, Iribarne O, Fernandez M  1992.  Use of intertidal shell to enhance YOY Dungeness crab production in Grays Harbor estuary (WA).  International crab rehabilitation and enhancement symposium, Kodiak, AK.  Eds. L White and C Neilson. pp. 125-140.  Alaska Dept of Fish and Game. 

Thesis or dissertations

Dumbauld BR  1994.  Thalassinid shrimp ecology and the use of carbaryl on oyster ground in Washington coastal estuaries.  PhD Dissertation, University of Washington.

Smith MD  1996.  Manila clam aquaculture in shrimp-infested mudflats.  MSc Thesis, Oregan State University.

Visser EP  1997.  Competition, cannibalism, and prey limitation: factors comprising the effectiveness of shell habitat mitigation for early benthic phase Cancer magister in Grays Harbor, WA.  PhD Dissertation, University of Washington.