SERTC Staff: Dr. Elizabeth Wenner

Dr. Elizabeth Wenner
Senior Marine Scientist and Principal Investigator, Retired

Research interests: Life history strategies, distribution, and community dynamics of oceanic and estuarine decapod crustaceans. Taxonomy and dynamics of decapods from the continental shelf to the lower slope at 4000 m.


Selected Publications:
Wenner, E.L. 1978. Comparative biology of four species of glyphocrangonid and crangonid shrimp from the continental slope of the Middle Atlantic Bight. Can J. Zool. 56(5): 1052 1065.

Wenner, E.L. 1979. Distribution and reproduction of nematocarcinid shrimp (Decapoda: Caridea) from the northwestern North Atlantic. Bull. Mar. Sci. 29: 380 393.

Wenner, E.L. 1979. Some aspects of the biology of deep sea lobsters of the family Polychelidae (Crustacea, Decapoda) from the Western North Atlantic. Fish. Bull. 77: 435 444.

Wenner, E.L. and D.F. Boesch. 1979. Distributional patterns of epibenthic decapod Crustacea along the shelf slope coenocline, Middle Atlantic Bight, U.S.A. Bull. Biol. Soc. Wash., No. 3: 106 133.

Wenner, E.L. and N.T. Windsor. 1979. Bopyrid isopods associated with decapod crustaceans from Norfolk Canyon and the adjacent continental slope. Crustaceana 37(3): 293 303.

Wenner, E.L. 1980. Notes on the biology of a deep sea penaeid, Benthesicymus bartletti Smith. Crustaceana 38(3): 290 294.

Wenner, E.L. and T.H. Read.1982. Seasonal composition and abundance of decapod crustacean assemblages from the South Atlantic Bight, USA. Bull. Mar. Sci. 32(l): 181 206.

Wenner, E.L., M.H. Shealy, Jr. and P.A. Sandifer. 1982. A profile of the fish and decapod crustacean community in a South Carolina estuarine system prior to flow alteration. NOAA Technical Rep. NMFS SSRF 757. 17 p.

Wenner, E.L. 1982. Notes on the distribution and biology of Galatheidae and Chirostylidae (Decapoda: Anomura) from the Middle Atlantic Bight. J. Crustacean Biol. 2(3): 360 377.