Recent Submissions

  • Biogeographic analysis of Pacific trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss) in California and Mexico based on mitochondrial DNA and nuclear microsatellites 

    Nielsen, J. L., M. C. Fountain, and J. M. Wright. 1997. "Biogeographic analysis of Pacific trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss) in California and Mexico based on mitochondrial DNA and nuclear microsatellites." In Molecular Systematics of Fishes, 22-74. London; New York: Academic Press.
    At the turn of the century, the Pacific basin trout were traditionally classified as members of the Atlantic lineage Salmo, based on analyses of morphology, life history characteristics, and iteroparity in the Pacific trout ...
  • Annual differences in the fish assemblage of the non-estuarine Sulaibikhat Bay, Kuwait 

    Wright, J. M.. 1991. "Annual differences in the fish assemblage of the non-estuarine Sulaibikhat Bay, Kuwait." Proceedings of the 19 th ECSA Symposium Estuarine and Coastal Sciences Association.
    Between September 1986 and August 1988, the recruitment of the fish assemblage to an intertidal nursery in Sulaibikhat Bay, Kuwait, was studied using a 4-m mouth-width otter trawl. There were considerable between-year ...
  • Microsatellites: Genetic markers for the future 

    Wright, J. M., and P. Bentzen. 1995. "Microsatellites: Genetic markers for the future." In MOLECULAR GENETICS IN FISHERIES, 5-121. LONDON: CHAPMAN AND HALL.
    In the four accompanying reviews of this issue, the authors have provided a thorough assessment of the molecular basis and utility of various genetic markers currently available to researchers in aquaculture and fisheries ...
  • Family relationships and effective population size in a natural cohort of Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua) larvae 

    Herbinger, C. M., R. W. Doyle, C. T. Taggart, SE Lochmann, et al. 1997. "Family relationships and effective population size in a natural cohort of Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua) larvae." Canadian journal of fisheries and aquatic sciences/Journal canadien des sciences halieutiques et aquatiques. 1997. 54 Supplement 1(11): 18.
    Sibship relationships within a naturally spawned cohort of Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua) larvae on the Western Bank of the Scotian Shelf were investigated by a likelihood ratio method that estimates relationships among ...
  • Use of lakes by black duck broods in relation to biological, chemical, and physical features 

    Staicer, CA, B. Freedman, D. Srivastava, N. Dowd, et al. 1994. "Use of lakes by black duck broods in relation to biological, chemical, and physical features." Hydrobiologia 279: 185-199.
    Characteristics of 32 freshwater lakes in central and western Nova Scotia were quantified to determine the relative influence of various biological, chemical, and physical factors on habitat selection by black ducks (Anas ...
  • National environmental monitoring: A case study of the Atlantic maritime region 

    Shackell, N. L., B. Freedman, and C. Staicer. 1993. "National environmental monitoring: A case study of the Atlantic maritime region." In Ecological integrity and the management of ecosystems, 16-146. BOCA RATON, FL: ST. LUCIE PRESS.
    A framework is being developed for a national environmental-monitoring program for Canada. Two classes of monitoring sites are suggested for each of the 15 terrestrial ecozones of Canada: (1) intensive sites in protected ...
  • The identity and composition of the Euglenozoa 

    Simpson, AGB. 1997. "The identity and composition of the Euglenozoa." Archiv fuer Protistenkunde 148(3): 318-328.
    The taxon Euglenozoa was originally created to include the kinetoplastids and euglenids only. Subsequently, euglenozoan identity and/or affinities have been suggested for Diplonema, Stephanopogon, the Hemimastigophora and ...
  • Use of eelgrass habitats by fish in eastern Canada 

    Joseph, V., AL Schmidt, and R. S. Gregory. 2013. Use of eelgrass habitats by fish in eastern Canada. DFO, Ottawa, ON.
    The purpose of this document is to review the literature on the ecological function of eelgrass (Zostera marina L.) to fish communities in eastern Canada for the purpose of designating eelgrass as an Ecologically Significant ...
  • Suspension Feeding in the Ophiuroid Ophiocoma scolopendrina: Optimal Foraging or Just a Lot of Arm Waving 

    Scheibling, R., and T. Gibson. 2001. "Suspension Feeding in the Ophiuroid Ophiocoma scolopendrina: Optimal Foraging or Just a Lot of Arm Waving." Gulf of Mexico Science 19(2): 173.
    The ophiuroid Ophiocoma scolopendrina exhibits a distinctive pattern of feeding activity on intertidal reef platforms off Kenya. As the first wave of the flooding tide washes over a platform, these ophiuroids engage in a ...
  • Seeding trial of the giant scallop (Placopecten magellanicus) in Nova Scotia 

    Scheibling, R. E., B. G. Hatcher, L. Taylor, and MA Barbeau. 1995. "Seeding trial of the giant scallop (Placopecten magellanicus) in Nova Scotia." Actes de colloques. Institut Francais de Recherche pour l'Exploitation de la Mer. Brest: 8-130.
    The viability of direct bottom seeding of the giant scallop is being assessed in a shallow channel in Lunenburg Bay, where a natural population of scallops occurs. A release of 10,220 juvenile scallops within a 40 m super(2) ...
  • Mapping the Distribution of an Invasive Marine Alga (Codium fragile) in Optically Shallow Coastal Waters Using the Compact Airborne Spectrographic Imager (casi) 

    Theriault, C., B. G. Hatcher, R. E. Scheibling, and W. Jones. 2006. "Mapping the Distribution of an Invasive Marine Alga (Codium fragile) in Optically Shallow Coastal Waters Using the Compact Airborne Spectrographic Imager (casi)." CANADIAN JOURNAL OF REMOTE SENSING 32(5): 315-329.
    An airborne hyperspectral sensor (casi) was used to collect 19 channels of ocean colour data at 1m2 spatial resolution spanning 391 to 904nm radiated upwards from a large bay (Mahone Bay) on the south coast of Nova Scotia ...
  • The ecology of the giant limpet Patella laticostata on intertidal limestone platforms at Rottnest Island, Western Australia 

    Scheibling, R. E., and R. Black. 1993. "The ecology of the giant limpet Patella laticostata on intertidal limestone platforms at Rottnest Island, Western Australia." PROCEEDINGS OF THE 5TH INTERNATIONAL MARINE BIOLOGICAL WORKSHOP / 2ND WESTERN AUSTRALIAN MARINE BIOLOGICAL WORKSHOP : MARINE FLORA AND FAUNA OF ROTTNEST ISLAND, WESTERN AUSTRALIA: 17-581.
    Populations of the giant limpet Patella laticostata were studied on the wave-beaten seaward edge of intertidal limestone platforms at Rottnest Island. Individuals had feeding territories which consisted of small pits in ...
  • Effect of prey size and water temperature on predation of juvenile sea scallops, Placopecten magellanicus, by sea stars and crabs in laboratory and field experiments 

    Barbeau, MA, R. E. Scheibling, and B. G. Hatcher. 1994. "Effect of prey size and water temperature on predation of juvenile sea scallops, Placopecten magellanicus, by sea stars and crabs in laboratory and field experiments." PROCEEDINGS OF THE 9TH INTERNATIONAL PECTINID WORKSHOP, NANAIMO, B.C., CANADA: 12-18.
    The impact of predation on survival of juvenile sea scallops (Placopecten magellanicus) has important implications for the aquaculture of this species. As part of the Ocean Production Enhancement Network (OPEN), bottom ...
  • "Why not just throw 'em on the bottom?" Seabed seeding of scallops in Nova Scotia 

    Hatcher, B. D., R. E. Scheibling, MA Barbeau, A. W. Henniger, et al. 1993. ""Why not just throw 'em on the bottom?" Seabed seeding of scallops in Nova Scotia." Bulletin of the Aquaculture Association of Canada.
    As members of the Ocean Production Enhancement Network, the authors have been collecting the ecological data required for successful bottom seeding of the giant sea scallop (Placopecten magellanicus) in shallow coastal ...
  • The role of predation in regulating sea urchin populations in eastern Canada 

    Scheibling, R. E.. 1996. "The role of predation in regulating sea urchin populations in eastern Canada." Oceanologica acta 19(3).
    The green sea urchin Strongylocentrotus droebachiensis is the dominant grazer in the rocky subtidal zone in eastern Canada and its local abundance largely determines the structure and dynamics of the coastal ecosystem. ...
  • Directional movement in a sea star (Oreaster reticulatus ): Adaptive significance and ecological consequences 

    Scheibling, R. E.. 1985. "Directional movement in a sea star (Oreaster reticulatus ): Adaptive significance and ecological consequences." In MIGRATION: MECHANISMS AND ADAPTIVE SIGNIFICANCE, 13-256.
    The sea star Oreaster reticulatus is a microphagous grazer on sand and seagrass bottoms in the Caribbean. Foraging paths of O. reticulatus are directional and the distance traveled between feedings generally approximates ...
  • Echinoids, epizootics and ecological stability in the rocky subtidal off Nova Scotia, Canada 

    Scheibling, R. E.. 1984. "Echinoids, epizootics and ecological stability in the rocky subtidal off Nova Scotia, Canada." HELGOLANDER MEERESUNTERSUCHUNGEN 37(1-4): 233-242.
    Mass mortalities of Strongylocentrotus droebachiensis , attributed to disease, have occurred along the Atlantic coast of Nova Scotia from 1980 to 1982. An amoeboid protist has been tentatively identified as the pathogenic ...
  • Fertilization success in the tropical sea star Oreaster reticulatus 

    Metaxas, A., RE Scheibling, and CM Young. 2001. "Fertilization success in the tropical sea star Oreaster reticulatus." Proceedings of the 10th International Echinoderm Conference (IEC): 193.
    No abstract available.
  • Differences in Settlement of Echinoderms between Kelp Beds and Sea Urchin-Dominated Barren Grounds in Nova-Scotia 

    BALCH, T., and RE SCHEIBLING. 1994. "Differences in Settlement of Echinoderms between Kelp Beds and Sea Urchin-Dominated Barren Grounds in Nova-Scotia." Proceedings of the 8th International Echinoderm Conference: 385.
    No abstract available.
  • The Dynamics of Destructive Grazing of Kelp Beds by Sea Urchins in Nova-Scotia 

    SCHEIBLING, RE, AW HENNIGAR, and T. BALCH. 1994. "The Dynamics of Destructive Grazing of Kelp Beds by Sea Urchins in Nova-Scotia." Proceedings of the 8th International Echinoderm Conference: 871.
    No abstract available.

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