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The ecological role and potential impacts of molluscan shellfish culture in the estuarine environment

Dr. Brett Dumbauld, USDA – Agricultural Research Service

Peer-reviewed publications

Dumbauld BR, Visser EP,  Armstrong DA, Cole-Warner L, Feldman KL, Kauffman BE  2000.  Use of oyster shell to create habitat for juvenile Dungeness crab in Washington coastal estuaries: Status and prospectsJournal of Shellfish Research 19: 379-386.

Dumbauld BR, Brooks KM, Posey MH  2001.  Response of an estuarine benthic community to application of the pesticide carbaryl and cultivation of Pacific oysters (Crassostrea gigas) in Willapa Bay, Washington. Marine Pollution Bulletin 42: 826-844.

Feldman KL, Dumbauld BR, DeWitt TH, Doty DC  2000.  Oysters, crabs, and burrowing shrimp: Review of an environmental conflict over aquatic resources and pesticide use in Washington State’s (USA) coastal estuariesEstuaries 23: 141-176.

Dumbauld BR, Echeverria SW  2003.  The influence of burrowing thalassinid shrimp on the distribution of intertidal seagrasses in Willapa Bay, WashingtonAquatic Botany 77: 27-42.

Holsman KK, McDonald PS, Armstrong DA  2006.  Intertidal migration and habitat use by subadult Dungeness crab Cancer magister in a northeastern Pacific estuaryMarine Ecology Progress Series 308: 183-195.

Holsman KK, Armstrong DA, Beauchamp DA, Ruesink JL  2003.  The necessity of intertidal foraging by estuarine populations of subadult Dungeness crab, Cancer magister: Evidence from a bioenergetics modelEstuaries 26: 1155-1173.

Hosack G, Dumbauld BR, Ruesink JL, Armstrong DA  2006.  Habitat associations of estuarine species: comparisons of intertidal mudflat, seagrass (Zostera marina) and oyster (Crassostrea gigas) habitatsEstuaries and Coasts 29(6B): 1150-1160.

Ruesink JL, Roegner C, Dumbauld BR, Newton J, Armstrong DA  2003.  Contributions of coastal and watershed energy sources to secondary production in a Northeastern pacific estuaryEstuaries 26: 1079-1093.

Thom RM, Borde AM, Rumrill S, Woodruff DL, Williams GD, Southard JA, Sargent SL  2003.  Factors influencing spatial and annual variability in eelgrass (Zostera marina L.) meadows in Willapa Bay, Washington and Coos Bay, Oregon estuariesEstuaries 26: 1117-1129.

Published symposia proceedings

Dumbauld BR, Feldman K,  Armstrong D  2004.  A comparison of the ecology and effects of two thalassinidean shrimps on oyster aquaculture operations in the eastern North Pacific.  In: "Ecology of large bioturbators in tidal flats and shallow sublittoral sediments" Symp. Proc., Nagasaki Univ. Press.

Thesis or dissertations

Hosack G  2003.  Effects of Zostera marina and Crassostrea gigas culture on the intertidal communites of Willapa Bay, Washington.  MSc Thesis, University of Washington, Seattle, WA.