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A Restoration Suitability Index Model for the Eastern Oyster (Crassostrea virginica) in the Mission-Aransas Estuary, TX, USA
Oyster reefs are one of the most threatened marine habitats on earth, with habitat loss resulting from water quality degradation, coastal development, destructive fishing practices, overfishing, and storm impacts. For ...
Long-term trends in the response of benthic macrofauna to climate variability in the Lavaca-Colorado Estuary, Texas
Long-term trends in the response of benthic macrofauna to hydrological conditions were examined in the Lavaca-Colorado Estuary, Texas. Four stations representing a range of salinities in the Lavaca-Colorado Estuary were ...
Long-term changes in contamination and macrobenthic communities adjacent to McMurdo Station, Antarctica
(Science of the Total Environment, 2020-10-08)
Improved waste management at McMurdo Station, Antarctica beginning in the 1980s has been followed by decreases in polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon (PAH) and metal contamination in the adjacent marine sediments. However, ...
Response of macrobenthic communities to changes in water quality in a subtropical, microtidal estuary (Oso Bay, Texas)
(Experimental Results, 2020-09-18)
The influence of nutrient loading and other anthropogenic stressors is thought to be greater in low inflow, microtidal estuaries, where there is limited water exchange. This 11-month study compared spatial changes in ...
Crassostrea virginica dredge efficiency in Texas estuaries
(Experimental Results, 2019-11-22)
Quantifying and comparing stocks of oysters (Crassostrea virginica) within and among estuaries across the Gulf of Mexico is difficult because the sampling equipment used is either inconsistent among studies, or inefficient. ...
Oyster growth across a salinity gradient in a shallow, subtropical Gulf of Mexico estuary
(Experimental Results, 2021-02-04)
An increase in oyster aquaculture as a sustainable method of shellfish production is one response to overharvest and degradation of natural oyster reefs over the past century. Successful aquaculture production requires ...