• Publications
  • Influence
Factors influencing recruitment and appearance of bull kelp, Nereocystis luetkeana (phylum Ochrophyta)
The dynamics of annual species are strongly tied to their capacity for recruitment each year. We examined how competition and propagule availability influence recruitment and appearance and trackedExpand
  • 2
  • 1
The role of kelp crabs as consumers in bull kelp forests—evidence from laboratory feeding trials and field enclosures
The Northern kelp crab (Pugettia producta) and the graceful kelp crab (Pugettia gracilis) are common primary consumers in bull kelp beds near the San Juan Islands (Salish Sea, NE Pacific). In thisExpand
  • 7
  • PDF
Biotic and Abiotic Influences on Bull Kelp (Nereocystis luetkeana) Abundance and Distribution in the Salish Sea
Biotic and Abiotic Influences on Bull Kelp (Nereocystis luetkeana) Abundance and Distribution in the Salish Sea
Picky Pugettia: a tale of two kelps
Herbivores strongly influence macroalgal community structure. Crustacean herbivores may be important in some systems; the Northern Kelp crab (Pugettia producta) is a common sub-tidal species withExpand
  • 2
...
1
2
...