Milford Lab Staff Publications

2018 Milford Staff Publications

Bricker SB, Ferreira JG, Zhu C., Rose JM, Galimany E, Wikfors G, Saurel C, Miller RL, Wands J, Trowbridge P, Grizzle R, Wellman K, Rheault R, Steinberg J, Jacob A, Davenport ED, Ayvazian S,  Chintala M, Tedesco MA. 2018. Role of Shellfish Aquaculture in the Reduction of Eutrophication in an Urban Estuary.Environ Sci Technol. 52(1): 173-183. doi: 10.1021/acs.est.7b03970

Doyle JJ, Ward JE, Wikfors GH. 2018. Acute exposure to TiO2 nanoparticles produces minimal apparent effects on oyster, Crassostrea virginica (Gmelin), hemocytes. Mar Pollut Bull. 127: 512-523. doi: 10.1016/j.marpolbul.2017.12.039

Galimany E, Rose J M, Dixon MS, Alix R, Li Y, Wikfors GH. 2018. Design and Use of an Apparatus for Quantifying Bivalve Suspension Feeding at Sea. J Visual Exp. 139, e58213, doi: 10.3791/58213

Li Y, Meseck SL, Dixon MS, Wikfors GH. 2018. The East River tidal strait, New York City, New York, a high-nutrient, low-chlorophyll coastal system.Internat Aquat Res. 10 (1): 65-77. doi: 10.1007/s40071-018-0189-2

Mat AM, Klopp C, Payton R, Jeziorski C, Chalopin M, Amzile Z, Tran D, Wikfors GH, Hégaret H, Soudant P, Huvet A, Fabioux C. 2018. Oyster transcriptome response to Alexandrium exposure is related to saxitoxin load and characterized by disrupted digestion, energy balance, and calcium and sodium signaling. Aquat Toxicol. 199: 127-137. doi: 10.1016/j.aquatox.2018.03.030

Meseck SL, Mercaldo-Allen R, Kuropat C, Clark P, Goldberg R. 2018. Variability in sediment-water carbonate chemistry and bivalve abundance after bivalve settlement in Long Island Sound, Milford, Connecticut. Mar Pollut Bull. 135: 165-175. doi: 10.1016/j.marpolbul.2018.07.025

Mizuta DD, Wikfors GH. 2018. Seeking the perfect oyster shell: a brief review of current knowledge. Rev Aquacult. doi: 10.1111/raq.12247

Vogeler S, Miller-Ezzy P, Li X, Wikfors GH, Joyce A. 2018. First report of a putative involvement of the NMDA pathway in Pacific oyster (Crassostrea gigas) development: Effect of NMDA receptor ligands on oyster metamorphosis with implications for bivalve hatchery management. Aquaculture 497: 140-146. doi: 10.1016/j.aquaculture.2018.07.048

Wikfors GH, Morton SL. 2018. Culture and culture collections. Chapter 14 in: Shumway SE, Burkholder JM, Morton SL, Editors. Harmful Algal Blooms: A Compendium Desk Reference. Hoboken (NJ): John Wiley & Sons; p 507-514.

2017 Milford Staff Publications

Aquaculture Genomics, Genetics and Breeding Workshop: Abdelrahman H, ElHady M, Alcivar-Warren A, Allen S, Al-Tobasei R, Bao L, Beck B, Blackburn H, Bosworth B, Buchanan J, Chappell J, Daniels W, Dong S, Dunham R, Durland E, Elaswad A, Gomez-Chiarri M, Gosh K, Guo X, Hackett P, Hanson T, Hedgecock D, Howard T, Holland L, Jackson M, Jin Y, Khalil K, Kocher T, Leeds T, Li N, Lindsey L, Liu S, Liu Z, Martin K, Novriadi R, Odin R, Palti Y, Peatman E, Proestou D, Qin G, Reading B, Rexroad C, Roberts C, Salem M, Severin A, Shi H, Shoemaker C, Stiles S, Tan S, Tang KFJ, Thongda W, Tiersch T, Tomasso J, Tri Prabowo W, Vallejo R, van der Steen H, Vo K, Waldbieser G, Wang H, Wang X, Xiang J, Yang Y, Yant R, Yuan Z, Zeng Q, Zhou T. 2017. Aquaculture genomics, genetics and breeding in the United States: current status, challenges, and priorities for future research. BMC Genomics. 18: 191. doi: 10.1186/s12864-017-3557-1

Galimany E, Wikfors GH, Dixon MS, Newell CR, Meseck SL, Henning D, Li Y, Rose JM. 2017. Cultivation of the ribbed mussel (Geukensia demissa) for nutrient bioextraction in an urban estuary. Environ Sci Technol. 51(22): 13311–13318. doi: 10.1021/acs.est.7b02838

Mercaldo-Allen R, Meseck S, Goldberg R, Clark P, Kuropat C, Rose J. 2017. Effects of clam dredging on benthic ecology of two cultivated northern quahog beds with different harvest histories and sediment grain sizes. Aquacult Int. 25(5): 1971-1985. doi: 10.1007/s10499-017-0167-5

Meseck SL, Li JY, Sunila I, Dixon M, Clark P, Music P, Lipsky C, Stevens JR, Wikfors GH. 2017. Characterizing seston in the Penobscot River Estuary. Mar Environ Res. 131: 43-56. doi: 10.1016/j.marenvres.2017.09.010

Rosa M, Ward JE, Holohan BA, Shumway SE, Wikfors GH. 2017. Physicochemical surface properties of microalgae and their combined effects on particle selection by suspension-feeding bivalve molluscs. J Exp Mar Bio Ecol. 486: 59-68. doi: 10.1016/j.jembe.2016.09.007

2016 Milford Staff Publications

Blogoslawski WJ, Milke L, editors. 2016. 36th Milford Aquaculture Seminar. US Dept Commer, Northeast Fish Sci Cent Ref Doc. 16-06; 52 p. doi: 10.7289/V5QR4V4V

Bricker SB, Getchis TL, Chadwick CB, Rose CM, Rose JM. 2016. The integration of ecosystem-based models into an existing interactive web-based tool for improved aquaculture decision making. Aquaculture 453: 135-146. doi: 10.1016/j.aquaculture.2015.11.036

Cornwell J, Rose JM, Kellogg L, Luckenbach M, Bricker S, Paynter K, Moore C, Parker M, Sanford L, Wolinski B, Lacatell A, Fegley L, Hudson K. 2016. Panel recommendations on the Oyster BMP nutrient and suspended sediment reduction effectiveness determination decision framework and nitrogen and phosphorus assimilation in oyster tissue reduction effectiveness for oyster aquaculture practices. Report to the Chesapeake Bay Program Partnership. Available online at: http://www.chesapeakebay.net/channel_files/24330/oyster_bmp_report_draft_for_partnership_and_public_review_2016-09-22.pdf

Espinosa EP, Cerrato RM, Wikfors GH and Allam B. 2016. Modeling food choice in the two suspension-feeding bivalves, Crassostrea virginica and Mytilus edulis. Mar Biol. 163 (2), 1-13. doi: doi.org/10.1007/s00227-016-2815-0

Giner JL, Zhao H, Dixon MS, Wikfors GH. 2016. Bioconversion of 13 C-labeled microalgal phytosterols to cholesterol by the Northern Bay scallop, Argopecten irradians irradians. Comp Biochem Physiol B Biochem Mol Biol. 192, 1-8. doi: 10.1016/j.cbpb.2015.11.003

Hare JA, Borggaard DL, Friedland KD, Anderson J, Burns P, Chu K, Clay PM, Collins MJ, Cooper P, Fratantoni PS, Johnson MR, Manderson JP, Milke L, Miller TJ, Orphanides CD, and Saba VS. 2016. Northeast Regional Action Plan – NOAA Fisheries Climate Science Strategy. NOAA Tech Memo NMFS NE 239; 94 p.

Hare JA, Morrison WE, Nelson MW, Stachura MM, Teeters EJ, Griffis RB, Alexander MA, Scott, JD, Alade L, Bell RJ, Chute AS, Curti KL, Curtis TH, Kircheis D, Kocik JF, Lucey SM, McCandless CT, Milke LM, Richardson DE, Robillard E, Walsh HJ, McManus MC, Marancik KE, Griswold CA 2016. A Vulnerability Assessment of Fish and Invertebrates to Climate Change on the Northeast U.S. Continental Shelf. PLoS One 11(2): e0146756. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0146756

Keppel AG, Breitburg DL, Wikfors GH, Burrell RB, Clark VM, 2016. Effects of co-varying diel-cycling hypoxia and pH on disease susceptibility in the eastern oyster Crassostrea virginica. Mar Ecol Prog Ser. 538:169-183. DOI: 10.3354/meps11479

Mercaldo-Allen R, Goldberg R, Clark P, Kuropat C, Meseck SL, Rose JM. 2016. Benthic ecology of Northern Quahog beds with different hydraulic dredging histories in Long Island Sound. J Coast Res. 32(2): 408-415. doi: 10.2112/JCOASTRES-D-15-00055.1

Meseck SL, Alix JH, Swiney KM, Long WC, Wikfors GH and Foy RJ. 2016. Ocean acidification affects hemocyte physiology in the Tanner crab (Chionoecetes bairdi). PloS One 11(2), p.e0148477. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0148477

Mercaldo-Allen R, Chambers C, Clarke D, Dixon M, Dwyer S, Fairchild E, Howell P, Munroe T, Powell C, Sutherland S. 2016. 15th Flatfish Biology Conference 2016 Program and Abstracts. Northeast Fish Sci Cent Ref Doc. 16-14; p 48 doi:10.7289/V5/RD-NEFSC-16-14

2015 Milford Staff Publications

Barrett, J., Rose, J.M., Pagach, J., Parker, M., Deonarine, S. (2015) Development of an estuarine climate change monitoring program.  Ecological Indicators, 53: 182-186. doi: 10.1016/j.ecolind.2015.01.039

Breitburg, D.L., Salisbury, J.,  Bernhard, J.M., Cai, W-J., Dupont, S., Doney, S.C., Kroeker, K.J., Levin, L.A., Long, W.C, Milke, L.M., Miller, S.H., Phelan, B., Passow, U., Seibel, B.A., Todgham, A.E.,  Tarrant, A.M. (2015) And on top of all that. . .Coping with ocean acidification in the midst of many stressors” Oceanography, 28, 48-61.  DOI: 10.5670/oceanog.2015.31

Casey, M.M.,  Farrell, Ú.C., Dietl, G.P., Veilleux, D.J. (2015).  Mixed assemblages of drilling predators and the problem of identity in the fossil record: A case study using the muricid gastropod Ecphora.  Paleobiology, in press.

Croxton, A.N., Wikfors, G.H., Schulterbrandt-Gragg, R.D.  2015.  The Use of Flow Cytometric Applications to Measure the Effects of PAHs on Growth, Membrane Integrity, and Relative Lipid Content of the Benthic Diatom, Nitzschia brevirostris.  Marine Pollution Bulletin, 91, 160-165.

Da Costa, F., Petton, B., Mingant, C., Bougaran, G., Rouxel, C., Quéré, C., Wikfors, G.H., Soudant, P. Robert, R. (2015). Influence of one selected Tisochrysis lutea strain rich in lipids on Crassostrea gigas larval development and biochemical composition. Aquaculture Nutrition. DOI: 10.1111/anu.12301

King,A.L.,  Jenkins, B.D., Wallace, J.R.,  Liu, Y., Wikfors, G.H.,  Milke, L.M. and Meseck, S.L. (2015)  Effects of CO2 on growth rate, C:N:P, and fatty acid composition of seven marine phytoplankton species.  Marine Ecology Progress Series, In press.

Lassudrie, M., Wikfors, G. H., Sunila, I., Alix, J. H., Dixon, M. S., Combot, D., ... & Hégaret, H. (2015). Physiological and pathological changes in the eastern oyster Crassostrea virginica infested with the trematode Bucephalus sp. and exposed to the toxic dinoflagellate Alexandrium fundyense. Journal of Invertebrate Pathology, 126, 51-63.

Li, Yaqin, Shannon L. Meseck, Mark S. Dixon, Julie M. Rose, Barry C. Smith, Gary H. Wikfors. 2015.  Short term effects of a commercial eastern oyster nursery upon nutrient and plankton dynamics of a coastal embayment: observations from mesocosm experiments.  Aquaculture Research. 46:2049-2064

Mercaldo-Allen, R., Goldberg, R., Kuropat, C.A., Clark, P., Alix, R., Schreiner, W., Roy, J. (2015) A Field-Based Nursery for Headstarting Lobsters to Improve Postrelease Survival for Potential Stock Enhancement in Long Island Sound, Connecticut.   North American Journal of Aquaculture, 77:2, 239-243, DOI: 10.1080/15222055.2014.996691

Mercaldo-Allen, R, Goldberg, R., Kuropat, C., Clark, P., Alix, R., Schreiner, W., Roy, J., and students from The Sound School. 2015. A field-based nursery for “head-starting” lobsters to improve post-release survival for potential stock enhancement in Long Island Sound, Connecticut. The Lobster Newsletter 28(1): 25-27.

Mercaldo-Allen, R., Goldberg, R. Clark, P., Kuropat, C., Meseck, S. L., Rose, J.M. (2015) Benthic Ecology of Northern Quahog Beds with Different Hydraulic Dredging Histories in Long Island Sound. Journal of Coastal Research In-Press. DOI: 10.2112/JCOASTRES-D-15-00055.1

Perry, D.M., Redman, D.H., Widman, J.C., Meseck, S., King, A. and Pereira, J.J.  (2015),  Effect of ocean acidification on growth and otolith condition of juvenile scup, Stenotomus chrysops.  Ecology and Evolution.  doi:  10.1002/ece3.1678

Reynaud, Y., Millet, J., Couvin, D., Rastogi, N., Brown, C.L., Couppié, P., Legrand, E. (2015). Heterogeneity among  Mycobacterium ulcerans from French Guiana.  PLoS ONE 10(2): e0118597. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0118597

Rose, JM; Bricker, SB; Ferreira, JG (2015) Comparative analysis of modeled nitrogen removal by shellfish farms.  Marine Pollution Bulletin 91(1): 185-190. doi: 10.1016/j.marpolbul.2014.12.006.

Senft‐Batoh, C. D., Dam, H. G., Shumway, S. E., Wikfors, G. H., & Schlichting, C. D. (2015). Influence of predator–prey evolutionary history, chemical alarm‐cues, and feeding selection on induction of toxin production in a marine dinoflagellate. Limnology and Oceanography.

Technical Papers of the 35th Milford Aquaculture Seminar. Journal of Shellfish Research. 34 (2): 695-727.

Walsh, M., Fairchild, E., Rennels, N., Howell, W.H., Mercaldo-Allen, R. and Kuropat, C. 2015. Rearing diets for winter flounder stock enhancement that optimize feeding-related performance in the in the wild: survival, feeding and nucleic acid analyses. Journal of the World Aquaculture Society 46 (5): 461-474.

Yan, S., Catanese, G., Brown, C.L., Wang, M., Yang, C. and Yang. T.-B. (2015). Phylogeography study on the chub mackerel (Scomber japonicus) in the Northwestern Pacific indicates the late Pleistocene population isolation.  Marine Ecology  DOI: 10.1111/maec.12267

2014 Milford Staff Publications

Brown, C.L., Urbinati, E., Zhang, W., Brown, S.B. and McComb-Kobza, M. (2014).  Maternal thyroid and glucocorticoid hormone interactions in larval fish development, and their applications in aquaculture. Reviews in Fisheries Science and Aquaculture 22(3): 207-220.

Brousseau, D., Goldberg, R., and Garza, C. (2014). Impact of Predation by the Invasive Crab, Hemigrapsus sanguineus, on Survival of Juvenile Blue Mussels in Western Long Island Sound, USA. Northeastern Naturalist, 21(1):119-133.

Brown, C.L., Yang, T.-B., Fitzsimmons, K., and Bolivar, R. (2014) The value of pig manure as a source of nutrients for mass culture of Nile tilapia in ponds (a review). Agricultural Sciences  5, 1182-1193. Doi 10.4236/as.2014.512128

Croxton, A. N., Wikfors, G. H., & Schulterbrandt-Gragg, R. D. (2014). The use of flow cytometric applications to measure the effects of PAHs on growth, membrane integrity, and relative lipid content of the benthic diatom, Nitzschia brevirostris. Marine Pollution Bulletin. 91(1):160-5. doi: 10.1016/j.marpolbul.2014.12.010

Fuentes, M. S., Meseck, S. L., Wikfors, G. H., & Khan-Bureau, D. (2014). Silicon limitation induces colony formation in the benthic diatom Nitzschia cf. pusilla (Bacillariales, Bacillariophyceae). Diatom Research, 30 (1): 87-92.

Fuentes, S., Wikfors, G. H., & Meseck, S. (2014). Silicon Deficiency Induces Alkaline Phosphatase Enzyme Activity in Cultures of Four Marine Diatoms. Estuaries and Coasts, 37(2), 312-324.

Galimany, E., Rose, J. M., Alix, J., Dixon, M. S., & Wikfors, G. H. (2014). Responses of the ribbed mussel, Geukensia demissa, to the harmful algae Aureococcus anophagefferens and Heterosigma akashiwo. Journal of Molluscan Studies, 80(2), 123-130.  doi: 10.1093/mollus/eyt055

Galimany, E; Rose, JM; Dixon, MS; Wikfors, GH (2014) Transplant experiment to evaluate the feeding behavior of the Atlantic ribbed mussel, Geukensia demissa, moved to a high inorganic seston area.  Marine and Freshwater Research. doi: 10.1071/MF13335

Gast, R.J., McKie-Krisberg, Z.M., Fay, S.A., Rose, J.M., Sanders, R.W. (2014) Antarctic mixotrophic protist abundances by microscopy and molecular methods. FEMS Microbiology Ecology 89(2): 388-401. doi: 10.1111/1574-6941.12334

Goldberg, R., Rose J.M., Mercaldo-Allen, R., Meseck, S. L.,Clark, P., Kuropat, C., and Pereira, J. (2014). Effects of hydraulic dredging on a cultivated bed of the Northern quahog, Mercenaria mercenaria. Aquaculture, 428-429 (2014):150-157.

Iba, W., Rice, M. A., & Wikfors, G. H. (2014). Microalgae in Eastern Pacific White Shrimp hatcheries: A review on roles and culture environments. Asian Fisheries Science, 27(3), 212-233.

Lopez, G., Carey, D., Carlton, J. T., Cerrato, R., Dam, H., DiGiovanni, R., ... Wikfors, G.H. & Zajac, R. (2014). Biology and Ecology of Long Island Sound. In Long Island Sound (pp. 285-479). Springer New York.

Mercaldo-Allen R, Chambers C, Danila D, Dixon M, Dwyer S, Fairchild E, Howell P, Jearld A, Munroe T, Powell C, Sutherland S. 2014. 14th Flatfish Biology Conference 2014 Program and Abstracts. US Dept Commer, Northeast Fish Sci Cent Ref Doc. 14-15; 48 p.

Mercaldo-Allen, R., Kuropat, C. A., Perry, D. M., and Redman, D. H. (2014). Relation Between Nucleic Acid Indices and Growth Rate in Fed and Fasting Juvenile Scup, North American Journal of Aquaculture, 76 (1): 1-8.

Meseck, S., Mercaldo-Allen, R., Rose J.M.,Clark, P., Kuropat, C., and Pereira, J., and Goldberg, R. (2014) Effects of hydraulic dredging for Mercenaria mercenaria, Northern quahog, on sediment biogeochemistry. J World Aquaculture Society, 45(3):301-311.

Ozbay, G., Chambliss, S. S., Wikfors, G. H., Adolf, J. E., Chintapenta, L. K., & Place, A. R. (2014). The Growth Response of Prorocentrum minimum Pavill.(Dinophyta) to Karlotoxin Exposure. International Journal on Algae, 16(1): 95-105.

Pereira, J., E. Schultz, and P. Auster. 2014. Geospatial analysis of habitat use by silver hake Merluccius bilinearis in the Gulf of Maine. Endangered Species Research, 23:219-227.

Robert, R., da Costa, F., Petton, B., Mingant, C., Bougaran, G., Cadoret, J.P. , Quéré, C.,  Wikfors, G.H. , Soudant, P. (2014). Influence of one selected Tisochrysis lutea strain rich in lipids on Crassostrea gigas larval development and biochemical composition. In Aquaculture Europe 2014, Meeting of the European Aquaculture Society-EAS: Adding value (pp. 14-17).

Rose, J. M., Bricker, S. B., Tedesco, M. A., & Wikfors, G. H. (2014). A role for shellfish aquaculture in coastal nitrogen management. Environmental Science & Technology, 48(5), 2519-2525.

Shi, S.-F., Li, M., Yan, S., Wang, M., Yang, C.-P., Lun, Z.-R., Brown, C.L., and Yang, T.-B.  (2014). Phylogeography and demographic history of   Gotocotyla sawara (Monogea: Gotocotylidae) on Japanese Spanish mackerel, (Scomberomorus niphonius) along the coast of China.  Journal of Parasitology 100(1): 85-92. 

Suter, E.A., Lwiza, K.M.M., Rose, J.M., Gobler, C., Taylor, G.T. (2014) Phytoplankton assemblage changes during decadal decreases in nitrogen loadings to the urbanized Long Island Sound estuary. Marine Ecology Progress Series (497): 51-67. doi: 10.3354/meps10602

Wang, M., Yan S., Brown, C.L., Faizah Shaharom-Harrison, F., Yang, T-B. (2014).  Phylogeography of Tetrancistrum nebulosi (Monogenea, Dactylogyridae) on the host of mottled spinefoot (Siganus fuscescens) in the South China Sea, inferred from mitochondrial COI and ND2 genes.  Mitochondrial DNA http://informahealthcare.com/doi/abs/10.3109/19401736.2014.971240

Wikfors, G. H., & Alix, J. H. (2014). Granular hemocytes are phagocytic, but agranular hemocytes are not, in the Eastern Oyster Crassostrea virginica. Invertebrate Immunity, 1, 15-21.

2013 Milford Staff Publications

Fuentes, M. S., and Wikfors, G. H. (2013). Control of Domoic Acid Toxin Expression in Pseudo-nitzschia multiseries by Copper and Silica: Relevance to Mussel Aquaculture in New England (USA). Marine Environmental Research, 83: 23-28.

Fuentes, S., Wikfors, G. H., and Meseck, S. (2013). Silicon Deficiency Induces Alkaline Phosphatase Enzyme Activity in Cultures of Four Marine Diatoms. Estuaries and Coasts, 1-13.

Galimany, E., Rose, J. M., Dixon, M. S., and Wikfors, G. H. (2013). Quantifying the Feeding Behavior of Ribbed Mussels (Geukensia demissa) in Two Urban Sites (Long Island Sound, USA) With Different Seston Characteristics. Estuaries and Coasts, 1-9. doi: 10.1007/s12237-013-9633-0.

Li,Y.,  Meseck, S., Dixon, M., Rose, J., Smith, B., and Wikfors, G. (2013).  Short Term Effects of a Commercial Eastern Oyster Nursery Upon Nutrient and Plankton Dynamics of a Coastal Embayment: Observations From Mesocosm Experiments. Aquaculture Research, In press.

Perry, D. M., Redman, D. H., Mercaldo-Allen, R., Kuropat, C. A., and Widman Jr, J. C., (2013). Growth of Juvenile Scup Fed Two Commercial Diets. North American Journal of Aquaculture, 75(3): 352-355.

Persson, A., and Smith, B. C. (2013). Cell Density-Dependent Swimming Patterns of Alexandrium Fundyense Early Stationary Phase Cells. Aquatic Microbial Ecology, 68(3): 251-258.

Persson, A., Smith, B. C., Morton, S., Shuler, A., and Wikfors, G. H. (2013). Sexual Life Stages and Temperature Dependent Morphological Changes Allow Cryptic Occurrence of the Florida Red Tide Dinoflagellate Karenia brevis. Harmful Algae, In press.

Persson, A., Smith, B. C., Wikfors, G. H., and Alix, J. (2013). Differences in Swimming Pattern Between Gametes and Vegetative Cells of the Toxic Dinoflagellate Alexandrium fundyence. Harmful Algae, 21–22: 36–43.

Reynaud, Y., Pitchford, S., De Decker, S., Wikfors, G. H. and Brown, C. L. (2013). Molecular Typing of Environmental and Clinical Strains of Vibrio vulnificus Isolated in the Northeastern USA. PLoS ONE. In press.

Rosa, M., Holohan, B. A., Shumway, S. E., Bullard, S. G., Wikfors, G. H., Morton, S., and Getchis, T. (2013). Biofouling Ascidians on Aquaculture Gear as Potential Vectors of Harmful Algal Introductions. Harmful Algae, 23: 1-7.

Rosa, M., Ward, J. E., Shumway, S. E., Wikfors, G. H., Pales-Espinosa, E., and Allam, B. (2013). Effects of Particle Surface Properties on Feeding Selectivity in the Eastern Oyster Crassostrea virginica and the Blue Mussel Mytilus edulis. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology, 446: 320-327.

Rose, J.M., Fitzpatrick, E., Wang, A., Gast, R. J., and Caron, D. A. (2013). Low Temperature Constrains Growth Rates but not Short-Term Ingestion Rates of Antarctic Ciliates. Polar Biology, 36: 645-659. doi: 10.1007/s00300-013-1291-y.

Suter, E. A., Lwiza, K. M. M., Rose, J. M., Gobler, C., and Taylor, G.T. (2013). Phytoplankton Assemblage Changes During Decadal Decreases in Nitrogen Loadings to the Urbanized Long Island Sound Estuary. Marine Ecology Progress Series, In press.

2012 Milford Staff Publications

Barrett, J, Rose, J. M., Deonarine, S., Clemetson, A., Pagach, J., Parker, M., and Tedesco, M. (2012). Sentinel Monitoring for Climate Change in the Long Island Sound Estuarine and Coastal Ecosystems Of New York And Connecticut. Report to the Long Island Sound Study, Stamford CT.

Brown, C.L., Vera Cruz, E.M, Bolivar, R.B. and Borski, R.J. (2012).  Chapter 3. Production, growth, and Insulin-Like Growth Factor-1 (IGF-I) gene expression as an instantaneous growth indicator in Nile Tilapia Oreochromis niloticus (L.) Pp. 79-89.  In:  Sargolia, M. and Liu,  Z. (eds.) Functional genomics in aquaculture, Wiley–Blackwell, Inc. Ames, Iowa. 403 Pp.

Croxton, A. N., Wikfors, G. H., and Schulterbrandt-Gragg, R. D. (2012). Immunomodulation in Eastern Oysters, Crassostrea virginica, Exposed to a PAH-Contaminated, Microphytobenthic Diatom. Aquatic Toxicology, 118-119: 27-36.

Flores, H. S., Wikfors, G. H., and Dam, H. G. (2012). Reactive Oxygen Species are Linked to the Toxicity of the Dinoflagellate Alexandrium spp. to Protists. Aquatic Microbial Ecology, 66(2): 199-209.

Friedland, K.D., Stock, C., Link, J. S., Leaf, R. T.., Shank, B.V., Rose, J. M., Pilskaln, C.H. and Fogarty, M. J. (2012) Pathways Between Primary Production and Fisheries Yields of Large Marine Ecosystems. PLoS ONE 7(1): e28945. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0028945.

Galimany, E., Alix, J. H., Dixon, M. S., and Wikfors, G. H. (2012). Short Communication: Adaptability of the Feeding Behavior of Intertidal Ribbed Mussels (Geukensia demissa) to Constant Submersion. Aquaculture International, 1-7.

Giner, J. L., Wikfors, G. H., and Hassett, R. P. (2012). Metabolic Studies of Marine Sterols by Copepods. Planta Medica, 78(11): PC5.

Goldberg, R., Mercaldo-Allen, R., Rose, J. M., Clark, P., Kuropat, C., Meseck, S., and Pereira, J. (2012). Effects of Hydraulic Shellfish Dredging on the Ecology of a Cultivated Clam Bed. Aquaculture Environment Interactions 3: 11-21. doi:10.3354/aei00045.

Li, Y., Meseck, S. L., Dixon, M. S., Rivara, K., and Wikfors, G. H. (2012). Temporal Variability in Phytoplankton Removal by a Commercial, Suspended Eastern Oyster Nursery and Effects on Local Plankton Dynamics. Journal of Shellfish Research, 31(4): 1077-1089.

Li, Y., Sunila, I., and Wikfors, G. H. (2012). Bioactive Effects of Prorocentrum minimum on Juvenile Bay Scallops (Argopecten irradians irradians) are Dependent Upon Algal Physiological Status. Botanica Marina: 55(1), 19-29.

Mercaldo-Allen, R., Calabrese, A., Danila, D., Dixon, M., Fairchild, E., Jearld, A., Munroe, T., Pacileo, D., Powell, C., and Sutherland, S. (2012). 13th Flatfish Biology Conference 2012 Program and Abstracts. US Dept Commer, Northeast Fish Sci Cent Ref Doc. 12-28; 71 p.

Meseck, S.L., Li, Y., Dixon, M.S., Rivara, K., Wikfors, G.H. and Luther, G.I. (2012). Effects of a Commercial, Suspended Eastern Oyster Nursery Upon Nutrient And Sediment Chemistry in a Temperate, Coastal Embayment. Aquaculture and Environment Interactions 3: 65-79.

Milke, L. M., Bricelj, V. M., and Ross, N. W. (2012). Changes in Enzymatic Activity During Early Development of Bay Scallops Argopecten irradians and Sea Scallops Placopecten magellanicus. Aquatic Biology, 14: 207-216.

Pereira, J. J., Schultz, E. T., and Auster, P. J. (2012) Geospatial Analysis of Habitat Use in Yellowtail Flounder Limanda ferruginea on Georges Bank. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 468: 279-290.

Persson, A., Smith, B. C., Alix, J. H., Senft-Batoh, C., and Wikfors, G. H. (2012). Toxin Content Differs Between Life Stages of Alexandrium fundyense (Dinophyceae). Harmful Algae, 19:101-107.

Roberts, S. B., Sunila, I., and Wikfors, G. H. (2012). Immune Response and Mechanical Stress Susceptibility in Diseased Oysters, Crassostrea virginica. Journal of Comparative Physiology B: Biochemical, Systemic, and Environmental Physiology, 182(1): 41-48.

Rose, J. M., Ferreira, J. G., Stephenson, K., Bricker, S. B., Tedesco, M., and Wikfors, G. H.(2012). Comment on Stadmark and Conley (2011)" Mussel Farming as a Nutrient Reduction Measure in The Baltic Sea: Consideration of Nutrient Biogeochemical Cycles". Marine Pollution Bulletin, 64(2): 449.

Steele, J. A., Countway, P. D., Xia, L., Vigil, P., Beman, J. M., Kim, D., Chow, C., Sachdeva, R., Jones, A. C., Schwalbach, M. S., Rose, J. M., Hewson, I., Patel, A., Sun, F., Caron, D. A., and Fuhrman, J. A. (2011). Marine Bacterial, Archaeal and Protistan Association Networks Reveal Ecological Linkages. The ISME Journal, 5:1414-1425. doi:10.1038/ismej.2011.24

Van Pattern, P., Li, Y. and Wikfors, G. H. (2012). A Student’s Guide to Common Phytoplankton of Long Island Sound. Connecticut Sea Grant College Program 2012. CTSG-12-03.

2011 Milford Staff Publications

Bolivar, R.B., Jimenez, E.B.T, Sayco, R.M.V., Brown, C.L., and Borski R.B. (2011, podcast). Alternate day feeding strategy for reducing costs of Nile tilapia culture in the Philippines.

Bolivar, R.B., Jimenez, E.B.T, Sayco, R.M.V., Brown, C.L., and Borski R.B. (2011, podcast).  A 67% subsatiation feeding strategy for reducing costs of Nile tilapia grow out in the Philippines.

Bolivar, R.B., Jimenez, E.B.T, Sayco, R.M.V., Brown, C.L., and Borski R.B. (2011, podcast).  Delayed onset of supplemental feeding reduces the cost of Nile tilapia in ponds.

Giner, J. L., and Wikfors, G. H. (2011). “Dinoflagellate Sterols” in Marine Diatoms. Phytochemistry, 72(14): 1896-1901.

Hégaret, H., Da Silva, P. M., Wikfors, G. H., Haberkorn, H., Shumway, S. E., and Soudant, P. (2011). In vitro Interactions Between Several Species of Harmful Algae and Haemocytes of Bivalve Molluscs. Cell Biology and Toxicology, 27(4): 249-266.

Huang, J. R., Brown, C. L. Wang, B., and Yang, T.-B.  (2011).  Spatio-temporal patterns of crab fisheries in the main bays of Guangdong Province, China.  Iranian  Journal of Fisheries Science, 10(3): 425-436.

Kapareiko, D., Lim, H. J., Schott, E. J., Hanif, A., and Wikfors, G. H. (2011). Isolation and Evaluation of New Probiotic Bacteria for use in Shellfish Hatcheries: II. Effects of a Vibrio sp. Probiotic Candidate Upon Survival of Oyster Larvae (Crassostrea virginica) in Pilot-Scale Trials. Journal of Shellfish Research, 30(3): 617-625.

Li, M.,Shi, S-F, Brown, C.L. and Yang, T.-B. (2011). Phylogeographic pattern of Mazocraeoides gonialosae (Monogenea, Mazocraeidae) on dotted gizzard shad, Konosirus punctatus, along the coast of ChinaInternational Journal for Parasitology, 41: 1263–1272.

Li, Y., Sunila, I., and Wikfors, G. H. (2011). Bioactive effects of Prorocentrum minimum on Juvenile Bay Scallops (Argopecten irradians irradians) are Dependent Upon Algal Physiological Status. Botanica Marina, 55: 19-29.

Mercaldo-Allen, R., Goldberg, R., Clark, P., and Kuropat, C. (2011). Observations of Juvenile Lobsters, Homarus americanus on a Rock Reef in Long Island Sound. Northeastern Naturalist, 18(1): 45-60.

Mercaldo-Allen, R., and Goldberg, R. (2011). Review of the Ecological Effects of Dredging in the Cultivation and Harvest of Molluscan Shellfish. US Dept Commerce, NOAA Technical Memorandum NMFS-NE-220; 78p.

Parrish, C. C., Milke, L. M., and Bricelj, V. M. (2011). Characterisation of 4α-Methyl Sterols in Pavlova spp. and Postlarval Sea Scallops, Placopecten magellanicus. Aquaculture, 311: 261-262.

Smith, B. C., Persson, A., Selander, E., Wikfors, G. H., and Alix, J. (2011). Toxin Profile Change in Vegetative Cells and Pellicle Cysts of Alexandrium fundyense After Gut Passage in the Eastern Oyster Crassostrea virginica. Aquatic Biology, 13(2), 193-201.

Vera Cruz, E.M. and Brown, C.L. (2011).  Dynamics of increase in Insulin-Like Growth Factor-I mRNA expression in Nile tilapia, Oreochromis niloticus, in response to elevated temperature.  Dynamic Biochemistry, Process Biotechnology and Molecular Biology 5 (Special Issue 1): 92-97.

Wikfors, G. H. (2011). Trophic Interactions Between Phytoplankton and Bivalve Aquaculture, in Shellfish Aquaculture and the Environment (ed S. E. Shumway), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470960967.ch5.

2010 Milford Staff Publications

Brown, C.L., Power, D.M., and Núñez J.M. (2010).  Disorders of Development in Fish.  Pages 166-182.  In: Leatherland, JK. and Woo, P.T.K. (Eds.), Fish disease and disorders, volume 2.  Non-infectious disorders, second edition.  CAB International Press, Wallingford, UK 400 Pp.

Feng, Y., Hare, C. E., Rose, J. M., Handy, S. M., DiTullio, G. R., Lee, P., Smith, W. O., Peloquin, J., Tozzi, S., Sun, J., Zhang, Y., Dunbar, R. B., Long, M. C., Sohst, B., and Hutchins, D.A. (2010). Interactive Effects of Iron, Irradiance and CO2 on Ross Sea Phytoplankton. Deep-Sea Research I, 57: 368-383.

Hégaret, H., Smolowitz, R. M., Sunila, I., Shumway, S. E., Alix, J., Dixon, M., and Wikfors, G. H. (2010). Combined Effects of a Parasite, QPX, and the Harmful-Alga, Prorocentrum minimum on Northern Quahogs, Mercenaria mercenaria. Marine Environmental Research, 69(5): 337-344.

Li, Y., Siddiqui, G., and Wikfors, G. H.(2010). Non-Lethal Determination of Sex and Reproductive Condition of Eastern Oysters Using Protein Profiles of Hemolymph by Proteinchip® and SELDI-TOF-MS Technology. Aquaculture, 309 (1): 258-264.

Liu, J.-Y., Brown, C.L. and Yang, T-B. (2010).  Phylogenetic relationships of mullets (Mugilidae) in China Seas based on partial sequences of two mitochondrial genes. Biochemical Systematics and Ecology, 38(4): 647-655.

Luo,Y., Brown, C.L., and Yang, T.-B.  (2010).   Seasonal dynamics of Diplectanum grouperi parasitism on wild versus cultured groupers, Epinephelus spp., and the linkage between infestation and host species phylogenyJournal of Parasitology, 96(3): 541-546.

May, S. P., Burkholder, J. M., Shumway, S. E., Hégaret, H., Wikfors, G. H., and Frank, D. (2010). Effects of the Toxic Dinoflagellate Alexandrium monilatum on Survival, Grazing and Behavioral Response of Three Ecologically Important Bivalve Molluscs. Harmful Algae, 9(3): 281-293.

Mercaldo-Allen, R., Calabrese, A., Danila, D., Dixon, M., Jearld, A., Munroe, T., Pacileo, D., Powell, C., and Sutherland, S. (2010). 12th Flatfish Biology Conference 2010 Program and Abstracts. US Dept Commer, Northeast Fish Sci Cent Ref Doc. 10-21; 70 p.

Rose, J. M., Tedesco, M. A., Li, Y., O’Brien-Clayton, K., Olsen, C., Lyman, M., and Wikfors, G. H. (2010). Spatial and Temporal Trends in Phytoplankton Community Composition Within a Large Urban Estuary. In Proceedings from the 2010 AGU Ocean Sciences Meeting. American Geophysical Union, 2000 Florida Ave., N. W. Washington DC 20009 USA.

Rose, J. M., Tedesco, M. A., Wikfors, G. H., and Yarish, C. (2010). International Workshop on Bioextractive Technologies for Nutrient Remediation Summary Report. US Dept Commerce, Northeast Fisheries Science Center Reference Document. 10-19; 12 p.

Shumway, S. E., Rosa, M., Holohan, B. A., Bullard, S. G., and Wikfors, G. H. (2010). Biofouling Tunicates on Aquaculture Gear as Potential Vectors of Harmful Algal Introductions. ISSHA Proceedings, Crete.

2009 Milford Staff Publications

Feng, Y., Hare, C. E., Leblanc, K., DiTullio, G. R., Lee, P., Wilhelm, S. W., Sun, J., Rose, J. M., Zhang, Y., Nemcek, N., Gueguen, C., Tortell, P., Benner, I., Passow, U., and Hutchins, D. A. (2009). The Effects of Increased pCO2 and Temperature on the North Atlantic Spring Bloom. I. The Phytoplankton Community and Biogeochemical Response. Marine Ecology Progress Series (388): 13-25.

Hégaret, H., Da Silva, P. M., Sunila, I., Shumway, S. E., Dixon, M. S., Alix, J. and Soudant, P. (2009). Perkinsosis in the Manila Clam Ruditapes philippinarum affects Responses to the Harmful-Alga, Prorocentrum minimum. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology, 371(2): 112-120.

Hégaret, H., Wikfors, G. H., Shumway, S. E., and Rodrick, G. E. (2009). Biotoxin Contamination and Shellfish Safety in Shellfish Safety and Quality (eds S.E. Shumway and G.E. Rodrick), Woodhead Publishing Series in Food Science, Technology and Nutrition No. 167.

Lee, P. A., Rudisill, J. R., Neeley, A. R., Hutchins, D. A., Feng, Y., Hare, C.E., Leblanc, K., Rose, J. M., Wilhelm, S.W., Rowe, J. M., and DiTullio, G.R. (2009). The Effects of Increased pCO2 and Temperature on the North Atlantic Spring Bloom. III. Dimethylsulfoniopropionate. Marine Ecology Progress Series (388): 41-49.

Li, Y., Veilleux, D. J., and Wikfors, G. H. (2009). Particle Removal by Northern Bay Scallops Argopecten irradians irradians in a Semi-Natural Setting: Application of a Flow-Cytometric Technique. Aquaculture, 296(3): 237-245.

Liu, J.-Y., Brown, C.L. and Yang, T-B. (2009). Population genetic structure and historical demography of grey mullet (Mugil cephalus) along the coast of China, inferred by analysis of the mitochondrial control region. Biochemical Systematics and Ecology, 37(5): 556-566.

Meseck, S. L., Alix, J. H., Wikfors, G. H., and Evan Ward, J. (2009). Differences in the Soluble, Residual Phosphate Concentrations at Which Coastal Phytoplankton Species Up-Regulate Alkaline-Phosphatase Expression, as Measured by Flow-Cytometric Detection of ELF-97® Fluorescence. Estuaries and Coasts, 32(6): 1195-1204.

Perry, D. M., Redman, D. H., Mercaldo-Allen, R., and Kuropat, C. A. (2009). Growth of Juvenile Scup, Stenotonmus chrysops, Fed Three Commercial Diets. Journal of Applied Aquaculture 21:196-203.

Persson, A., and Smith, B. (2009). Grazing on a Natural Assembly of Ciliate and Dinoflagellate Resting Cysts by the Eastern Oyster (Crassostrea virginica). Aquatic Biology, 6:227-233.

Persson, A., and Smith, B. (2009). Consumption of Scrippsiella lachrymosa Resting Cysts by the Eastern Oyster (Crassostrea virginica). J. Shellfish Biol. 28(2):221-225.

Rose, J. M., Feng, Y., DiTullio, G. R., Dunbar, R. B., Hare, C.E., Lee, P.A., Lohan, M., Long, M., Smith Jr, W. O., Sohst, B., Tozzi, S., Zhang, Y., and Hutchins, D. A. (2009). Synergistic Effects of Iron and Temperature on Antarctic Phytoplankton and Microzooplankton Assemblages. Biogeosciences (6): 3131-3147.

Rose, J. M., Feng, Y., Gobler, C. J., Gutierrez, R., Hare, C.E., Leblanc, K., and Hutchins, D. A.(2009). The Effects of Increased pCO2 and Temperature on the North Atlantic Spring Bloom. II. Microzooplankton Dynamics. Marine Ecology Progress Series (388): 27-40.

Rose, J. M., Gast, R.J., Bogomolni, A., Ellis, J.E., Lentell, B. J., Touhey, K., and Moore, M. (2009). Occurrence and Patterns of Antibiotic Resistance in Vertebrates off the Northeastern United States Coast. FEMS Microbiology Ecology (67): 421-431

Rose, J. M., Vora, N. M., Countway, P. D., Gast, R. J., Caron, D.A., (2009). Effects of Temperature on Growth Rate and Gross Growth Efficiency of an Antarctic Bacterivorous Protist. The ISME Journal (3): 252-260.

Smith, B. C., Persson, A., and Wikfors, G. H. (2009). A Particle Separator Used to Concentrate Dinoflagellate Cysts From Sediment. Limnology and Oceanography Methods, 7, 521-526.

Vera Cruz, E.M. and Brown, C.L. (2009).  Influence of the photoperiod on growth rate and Insulin-like Growth Factor-I gene expression in Nile tilapia, Oreochromis niloticus (L.).  Journal of Fish Biology, 75: 130–141.

Vigil, P., Countway, P. D., Rose, J.M., Lonsdale, D.J., Gobler, C.J., and Caron, D. A. (2009). Rapid Shifts in Dominant Taxa Among Microbial Eukaryotes in Estuarine Ecosystems. Aquatic Microbial Ecology, 54: 83-100.

Walsh, M. L., Fairchild, E. A., Rennels, N., Farina, S. C., Howell, W. H., Mercaldo-Allen, R., and Kuropat, C. (2009). Rearing Diets for Winter Flounder Optimize Weaning Success in Hatchery, Wild. Global Aquaculture Advocate, May/June: 58-60.

2008 Milford Staff Publications

Caron, D. A., and Rose, J. M. (2008). The Metabolic Theory of Ecology and Algal Bloom Formation (Reply to Lopez-Urrutia comment). Limnology and Oceanography, 53: 2048-2049.

Da Silva, P. M., Hégaret, H., Lambert, C., Wikfors, G. H., Le Goïc, N., Shumway, S. E., and Soudant, P. (2008). Immunological Responses of the Manila Clam (Ruditapes philippinarum) With Varying Parasite (Perkinsus olsen) Burden, During a Long-Term Exposure to the Harmful Alga, Karenia selliformis, and Possible Interactions. Toxicon, 51(4): 563-573.

Feng, Y; Warner, M. E., Zhang, Y., Sun, J., Fu, F., Rose, J. M., and Hutchins, D. A. (2008). Interactive Effects of Increased pCO2, Temperature and Irradiance on the Marine Coccolithophore Emiliania huxleyi (Prymnesiophyceae). European Journal of Phycology, 43: 87-98

Galimany, E., Sunila, I., Hégaret, H., Ramón, M., and Wikfors, G. H. (2008). Pathology and Immune Response of the Blue Mussel (Mytilus edulis L.) After an Exposure to the Harmful Dinoflagellate Prorocentrum minimum. Harmful Algae, 7(5): 630-638.

Galimany, E., Sunila, I., Hégaret, H., Ramón, M., and Wikfors, G. H. (2008). Experimental Exposure of the Blue Mussel (Mytilus rdulis, L.) to the Toxic Dinoflagellate Alexandrium Fundyense: Histopathology, Immune Responses, and Recovery. Harmful Algae, 7(5): 702-711.

Handy, S.M., Demir, E., Hutchins, D. A., Portune, K.J., Whereat, E.B., Hare, C. E., Rose, J. M., Warner, M., Farestad, M., Cary, S. C., and Coyne, K. J. (2008). Using Quantitative Real-Time PCR to Study Competition and Community Dynamics Among Delaware Inland Bays Harmful Algae in Field and Laboratory Studies. Harmful Algae, 7: 599-613

Hégaret, H., Shumway, S. E., Wikfors, G. H., Pate, S., and Burkholder, J. M. (2008). Potential Transport of Harmful Algae via Relocation of Bivalve Molluscs. Marine Ecology-Progress Series, 361, 169-179.

Mercaldo-Allen, R., Kuropat, C., and Caldarone, E. (2008). An RNA-DNA-Based Growth Model for Young-Of-The-Year Winter Flounder Pseudopleuronectes americanus (Walbaum). Journal of Fish Biology, 72: 1321-1331.

Mercaldo-Allen, R. (chair), Calabrese, A., Danila, D. J., Dixon, M. S., Jearld, A., Munroe, T. A., Pacileo, D. J., Powell, C., Sutherland, S. J., steering committee members. (2008). 11th Flatfish Biology Conference Program and Abstracts, Dec. 3-4, 2008, Water’s Edge Resort and Spa, Westbrook, Connecticut. US Dept Commer, Northeast Fish Sci Cent Ref Doc. 08-19; 54 p.

Mercaldo-Allen, R., and Calabrese, A., Editors. (2008). Collected Programs and Abstracts of the Northeast Fishery Science Center’s Flatfish Biology Conferences, 1986-2002. US Dep Commer, Northeast Fish Science Cent Ref Doc. 08-05; 377 p

Milke, L. M., Bricelj, V. M., and Parrish, C. C. (2008). Three Pavlova spp. in Unialgal and Mixed Diets With Chaetoceros muelleri for Postlarval Sea Scallops, Placopecten magellanicus. Aquaculture, 276: 130-142.

Persson, A., Smith, B. C., Wikfors, G. H., and Alix, J. H. (2008). Dinoflagellate Gamete Formation and Environmental Cues: Observations, Theory, and Synthesis. Harmful Algae, 7(6): 798-801.

Persson, A., Smith, B. C., Dixon, M. S., and Wikfors, G. H. (2008). The Eastern Mudsnail, Ilyanassa Obsoleta, Actively Forages for, Consumes, and Digests Cysts of the Dinoflagellate, Scrippsiella lachrymosa. Malacologia, 50(1): 341-345.

Rose, J. M., Vora, N. M., and Caron, D. A. (2008). Effect of Temperature and Prey Type on Nutrient Regeneration by an Antarctic Bacterivorous Protist. Microbial Ecology, 56: 101-111.

Stiles, S., Choromanski, J., and Jeffress, D. (2008). Genetic Approaches for the Culture and Restoration of Bay Scallops. CT Sea Grant. 80pp.

Ziskowski, J., Mercaldo-Allen, R., Pereira, J. J., Kuropat, C., and Goldberg, R. (2008). The Effects of Fin Rot Disease and Sampling Method on Blood Chemistry and Hematocrit Measurements of Winter Flounder, Pseudopleuronectes americanus From New Haven Harbor (1987-1990). Marine Pollution Bulletin, 56:740-750.

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